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The Undergraduate Catalog: Academic Policies and Procedures section provides information pertaining to undergraduate academic advising, academic integrity and student conduct codes, academic records and regulations, degree information, prior learning credit, registration, and transfer credit.
Accessibility and Disability Service (ADS) (0106 Shoemaker) provides academic and other appropriate accommodations to individuals with documented disabilities to ensure equal access to services, programs and activities sponsored by UMD. Such accommodations include, but are not limited to, extended exam time; American Sign Language interpreters, reduced distraction testing space; assistive technology; alternate format of printed materials, etc.
Accessibility Hub provides information and resources on accessibility across campus for members of the UMD community, including students, faculty, staff, and visitors. Resources are organized in the following categories: Academics; Arts; Athletics; Campus Life; Commissions, Offices and Special Programs; Events; Faculty; Information Technology; Parking and Maps; Policies and Guidelines; and Student Organizations.
President's Commission on Disability Issues (PCDI) is responsible for advising the UMD President on issues of concern to people with disabilities and bringing awareness to the campus community on disability and equal access issues. The Commission investigates and studies these issues as part of the University’s commitment to the full participation of all members of its community in the educational, cultural, and social life of the campus. Its mission is to recommend steps and to provide programs, advocacy, and resources that will help the University create a respectful, inclusive, and universally accessible environment for people with disabilities. PCDI is being involved in numerous scholarly, advocacy, and awareness-raising activities.
Academic Peer Mentoring Program (AMP) The Academic Peer Mentoring Program (AMP) trains select undergraduates to advance the learning outcomes of their fellow students. Through coursework and hands-on experience, AMPs learn about the science behind effective teaching and develop the professional skills necessary to support the performance of others. Working closely with program faculty, AMPs are critical elements of courses designed to create the active learning environments proven to help students learn.
Black Student Involvement Whether you are a freshman, transfer, or continuing student looking to join a new student organization, this page will give you insight into the groups related to Black student involvement at UMD. This is a diverse list of student organizations, from political and cultural groups to social and special interest organizations and many of them offer mentorship.
The College of Agriculture & Natural Resources Peer Mentors (0100 Symons Hall) provides students the opportunity to speak with a fellow AGNR student about course selection, registration, and 4-year plan and Benchmark development.
The Maryland Center for Women in Computing Peer Mentoring Program: Peer Mentoring Clusters are open to all women interested in computing attending the University of Maryland. Students are organized into clusters of 4-6 students across academic years based on computing interest. Students will gain access to professional development events, talks, and social activities.
Guided Study Session program (GSS) offers free, regularly scheduled group review sessions for students in traditionally difficult courses. Trained peer facilitators plan and hold two, 50-minute study sessions per week to help students put difficult course material in perspective and participate in an active learning environment.
University Libraries offers spaces, services and collections for students of all levels and every major. Get one-on-one research assistance from helpful librarians, log into hundreds of subject-specific resources, reserve a group study space, find a quiet study corner, borrow a laptop, and so much more. You can even get help with services such as GIS or 3D printing.
LGBT Equity Center is a unit of the University of Maryland, reporting to the Chief Diversity Officer. Visit our resource center and lounge in 2218 Marie Mount Hall. We envision the University of Maryland as a fully equitable community that empowers innovators and agents of social justice for lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, and queer people. The LGBT Equity Center serves University of Maryland students, staff, faculty, and alumni of all gender identities and sexual orientations.
University Libraries' LGBT Studies Research Guide and Tutorial contains information on resources the University Library has available to students, such as databases on LGBT topics to better support research.
The LGBT Equity Center Resource Library offers over 3000 volumes of books, videos, and magazines.
The Oral Communication Center helps students with speaking assignments and hosts workshops on topics such as listening, speaking anxiety, and presentation delivery. The center is staffed by trained undergraduate peer consultants.
The UMD Resource Directory is a listing and description of campus services keyed to the academic, personal, and interpersonal competencies conducive to success as a University of Maryland student. The resources found here encompass issues related to academic, vocational, personal, and interpersonal development.
The Undergraduate Catalog: Student Resources and Services section provides a comprehensive listing of academic resources and services and student programs and services.
Resident Life Academic Success guide with resources and tips to help you succeed academically.
The Student Success Office offers services and resources to assist students in completing their undergraduate degrees. Services include: coordinating re-enrollment, centralizing resources for students, retention initiatives.
The Transitional Advising Program - TAP (1117 Hornbake Library) provides comprehensive academic advising services to currently-enrolled high-credit (60+) students moving between colleges. The TAP Coordinator will help students identify major options through career exploration and transcript analysis.
Veterans STEM Assistance Program (1112 Cole Field House) works with student veterans seeking to meet their academic needs in the STEM fields (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics), in addition to assisting veterans’ readjustment to academic life. Includes tutoring sessions and workshops.
Veteran Student Life mentorship program, PAVE (Peer Advisors for Veteran Education), is offered through Terp Vets Program and through the Veterans Center (1112 Cole Field House). All incoming student veterans are automatically enrolled in PAVE and paired with a peer mentor. However, if you are a student veteran and not currently in PAVE, you can contact email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org to get set up into the system.