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UMD Giving Day Is Almost Here

Join us for the University of Maryland's Giving Day on March 9 and help Terps move fearlessly forward! Your gift, no matter the size, funds scholarships, clubs and organizations, academic departments, arts, athletics and critical student services. Support #GivingDayUMD and make a difference for future generations of Terps!

A Global Community

As a global community comprised of faculty, staff, students, families and alumni from over 100 countries around the world, we are all impacted by the attack on Ukraine. There is a ripple effect in ways we can and cannot see. As global citizens committed to building a better world, the horrifying images of the invasion are distressing to us all. And it is even more heartrending for our fellow Terps with loved ones in Ukraine.

COVID-19 Update: Indoor Mask Mandate

Earlier today, Prince George’s County announced the lifting of the indoor mask mandate, effective Monday, February 28. This follows a previous announcement by Governor Larry Hogan lifting indoor mask requirements in all state buildings updated guidance released today from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC). Effective Monday, February 28, we will lift the indoor mask mandate on campus for all faculty, staff, students and visitors.

From the Ground Up: D.C.-area universities are altering their campuses to help attract, and keep, tomorrow’s workforce (Washington Business Journal)

President Darryll Pines connects the university’s role in helping to solve the grand challenges facing society with redefining the instution's infrastructure and growth of Greater College Park.

Maryland Roundtable (Sirius XM)

University of Maryland President Darryll Pines discusses institution's diverse legacy and history alongside Football Coach Mike Locksley and Athletics Director Damon Evans

Announcing Plans for Spring 2022 Commencement

Although the spring semester may have just begun, we are already looking forward to celebrating our graduates this spring. We want to honor them amongst family, friends and peers and celebrate their resilience and achievement. Spring 2022 graduates will be joined by Winter 2021 grads to mark a special day for our Terrapin community.

Fearlessly Forward

Over the past year, more than a thousand members of our campus community worked together to create an ambitious vision for the future of our university. Fearlessly Forward: In Pursuit of Excellence and Impact for the Public Good, The University Of Maryland Strategic Plan presents a bold reimagining of what our university must be to uphold and expand our mission of service to humanity. Our vision is at once ambitious and fearless.

Dr. Darryll J. Pines is Meeting the Moment as University of Maryland’s President

President Pines outlines his priorities and the importance of engaging Black students to impact change on campus.

New Vice President for Research

We are excited to share with you that Dr. Gregory F. Ball will be the next Vice President for Research overseeing the joint research enterprise at the University of Maryland, College Park (UMCP) and University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

The Promise of 2022

It is with great pride that I welcome new members of our community and returning members back to our beloved campus. Since the last time most of you were here, we have ushered in a new year and watched our campus become blanketed with snow.

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