Discover the University
Learn about all that the University of Maryland has to offer!
History and Mission
- Facts and Figures
Summary of enrollment, listing of the university's rankings by national magazines and reports, and recent accomplishments, achievements and honors by the people of the University of Maryland
- Mission Statement
A statement of our institutional identity, capabilities, and objectives and outcomes.
- Maryland Traditions
Who is Testudo, just where did "Fear the Turtle" come from, and what song does the Memorial Chapel carillon chime every hour?
- University of Maryland A to Z
Learn about Maryland traditions and many other fun and unusual tales about our campus, from its founding in 1856 as the Maryland Agricultural College to the twenty-first century.
Select from the drop-down menus to learn more about programs of study.
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- Commuter Student Involvement
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- Financial Aid
- Fraternity and Sorority Life
- Health Center
- Off-Campus Housing Services
- Resident Life
- Stamp Student Union and Campus Programs
- Student Affairs
- Transportation Services (Parking & Shuttle-UM info)