For Students and for Faculty: Course Related Policies for UMD Undergraduate Students is an important guide that locates UMD resources and policies on excused absences, syllabi, sexual misconduct, and much more.
The Solutions in Action: Counteracting Divisiveness faculty and staff workshops on the complex problem of hate, divisiveness, and intimidation on campus. For more information about the series and resource materials.
College Park Scholars is a nationally acclaimed living and learning program that offers outstanding students the best elements of a small residential college and a large public research institution. Each of its two-year programs for freshmen and sophomores provides a close-knit community and a challenging academic experience.
Scholars connects students with exciting and unique research and internship opportunities available only at a major university located right outside the nation’s capital. The program propels students to excel on campus, in the community, and in their careers. The College Park Scholars Annual Theme brings our community together to engage in a shared intellectual experience. The program takes on a complex, multifaceted problem that demands thoughtful, creative, hands-on solutions. This year's themes is Going Viral: The Spread of Illness, Imagery, and Information in the Modern World. Past themes were Power: Citizenship, Circuits, Societies in 2016-17, and in 2015-16, Trash: The Problem of Waste in Our Lives and World.
The Office develops and directs high impact undergraduate programs and manages campus-wide policies and initiatives. Focused on student success, the Office strives to ensure every undergraduate student's access to campus courses and programs, enhancement of the academic experience, and graduation. The Office of Undergraduate Studies leads General Education, transformative teaching initiatives, and campus-wide advising guidelines and practices. The Office encompasses many critical units, programs, and activities, including: