Various on-campus resources are available for students to enhance their academic experience. The college strongly encourages students to take advantage of these opportunities. The resources listed below are just some of the many resources available to University of Maryland students.
Accessibility and Disability Service (ADS)
0126 Shoemaker Hall
(301) 314-7682 Voice; (301) 314-7683 TTY
Any student at the University of Maryland with documentation meeting the criteria required for validating their disabilities is eligible and encouraged to register for services with ADS by scheduling an intake appointment. Receiving an accommodation or service is based on the nature of the disabilities and documentation. The need for this support is determined during the intake and may include, but is not limited to, testing accommodations, reading accommodations, and deaf and hard of hearing services.
Basic Needs Security
Any student who has difficulty affording groceries or accessing sufficient food to eat every day, or who lacks a safe and stable place to live, and believes this may affect their performance in this course, is encouraged to use the resources listed here and below for support. Students are better served and supported when such circumstances are shared with an advisor and with professors.
Shoemaker Building, 1st Floor
Many students encounter a variety of personal, social, career, and academic issues that call for assistance beyond advice provided by friends and family. The Counseling Center provides free and confidential services by professional counselors to all University of Maryland students. Students may schedule an appointment by phone or in- person, or may visit during applicable walk-in hours (posted on the website above).
The Study Abroad Office provides information about study, travel, and work in other countries. Students can obtain assistance with funding, transfer credits, pre-registration, housing, and other issues relating to study abroad.
International Student & Scholar Services
International Student and Scholar Services (IISS) provides international students, both nonimmigrant and immigrant, with advising, counseling, and assistance with immigration matters.
1117 Math Building
The math department has free walk-in tutoring for all 100-200 level math courses. Students should check with their instructor or stop by the undergraduate math office to pick up a copy of the semester's tutoring schedule. Additionally, review sessions are offered by Math Department staff for "hour" exams. Old math exams can be obtained by going to the website listed above.
Math Success Program
The Math Success Program is an undergraduate peer math coaching program. Free tutoring in math, specifically focused on MATH003, 113, and 115, are available in the Easton Hall Rec Room and Stamp Student Union. Exact tutoring locations and times can be found at the website above.
Office of Information Technology (OIT)
(301) 405-1400 (Student Help Desk)
Workstations at Maryland (WAM) labs are open workstation labs operated by the Computer Science Center. These labs are located in Centerville Hall, Worcester Hall, Computer Science Center, Math Building, Hornbake Library, and Parking Garage 2. Some labs are open 24 hours daily, or as posted during the regular semester.
Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE)
1101 Hornbake Library
OMSE provides opportunities to enhance academic performance and social and interpersonal relationships, with a focus towards multi-ethnic students. OMSE provides tutoring, review sessions, study groups, computer labs, college success prep programs, a mentoring program, and a number of social and cultural activities for our diverse campus population.
Teaching and Learning Transformation Center (TLTC)
The TLTC inspires and supports effective, engaging, efficient, and equitable teaching innovations among the University’s instructors and assistants.
There are seven libraries on campus, with a combined collection of over 2.3 million volumes and approximately 26,000 serial titles, which support educational and research efforts on the College Park campus. The following services are available to campus students needing assistance with library research: electronic interlibrary loan, photocopy services, study rooms, VICTOR, and other online indexes. New library schedules are distributed each semester.
University Career Center @ BSOS and University Career Center
The University Career Center @ BSOS, located in 2148 Tydings Hall, is a branch of the UMD University Career Center and is focused on providing customized services and resources for the College. The University Career Center @ BSOS offers career assessments, career planning and job search courses, and appointments with career professionals for students. University Career Center @ BSOS assists with job searching, identifying more resources for job announcements, critique resumes, and more.
University Health Center
Appointments are required. Urgent Care services are available without an appointment for evaluation of urgent medical problems. The After-Hours Nurse Line is available when the university is closed and is free for students (301-314-9386). Please have your university ID number ready.
Wellness and Personal Support: A wide variety of resources is available to support you—and help you support yourself—as you work toward achieving both your academic and future professional goals.
0125 Taliaferro Hall
The Writing Center offers trained tutors to help students improve their writing. A tutor will work with students to clarify assignments, explore ideas and topics, plan and organize papers, determine strategies for revision, correct grammatical problems, and ease writing anxieties. Call ahead for an appointment. In addition to The Writing Center, the Grammar Hotline is available to answer questions about word choice, punctuation, sentence structure, or proper citation.