On-Campus Programs

Immerse yourself in our world of fearless ideas by checking out our on-campus special events.

Registration for our on-campus programs opens approximately four to eight weeks prior to each event. After you register for a visit, you’ll receive a confirmation email sent to the email address used to register.

Please view our full calendar for all of our public events. If you can’t make it for one of our on-campus programs, check out our complete listing of events held throughout the year to find the option that is right for you, including our popular daily visit options. You are also welcome to familiarize yourself with campus prior to your selected event by using our interactive campus map.

If you are visiting our campus during off-hours, when another visit option is not available, or if you just happen to be in the College Park area, our self-guided audio Terrapin Tour is a great way to experience Maryland first-hand!

Stay connected with free guest wifi. When you arrive on campus, select the "umd-guest" network and set up a free account to receive 24 hours of access for up to three devices! Learn how here


Discover Maryland

As you make your way through the college search process, come see for yourself why Maryland could be the right fit for you. Join us at Discover Maryland to learn more about the university, our academic offerings and student life. Please note that this event is designed for high school sophomores and juniors and their families. Our next Discover Maryland event will be held in February 2018. Registration is required.

Visit Maryland Day > 

Explore what it’s like to be a Terp at our prospective student open house. During the event, you’ll speak with faculty members, meet current students, take tours of campus and learn more about Maryland’s admissions process. Please note that this event is designed for high school juniors and seniors and their families. Our next Visit Maryland Day event will be held on October 9th, 2017. Registration is required.

Admitted Student Open House

As a newly admitted Maryland student, you and your family are invited to join us for an Admitted Student Open House. During the event, you’ll spend the morning with faculty and staff from your admitted college, and meet with students and campus representatives throughout the afternoon as you learn more about the university’s special programs and exciting student life. Our next Admitted Student Open House events will be held in March and April 2018. Registration is required. Admitted students will receive an invitation for registration by February 2018.

Maryland Day

Join us at the end of the spring semester for the annual Maryland Day celebration and discover why so many exceptional students are choosing the University of Maryland. Stop by our tent on McKeldin Mall to learn about applying to Maryland, connect with a Financial Aid representative, and take a student-led tour of campus. The next Maryland Day event will be held in spring 2018. Registration is not required and the event is open to the public.

College Access Conference

The College Access Conference is an annual conference, for high school sophomores and juniors, hosted in June on the University of Maryland campus. Conference sessions provide valuable information on topics such as completing the application, writing a college essay, getting involved on campus, applying for merit scholarships and financial aid, and choosing a career. The day will also include an information fair with representatives from our academic schools and colleges. Light fare will be served. The next conference will be held in summer 2018. Registration is required.




For special accommodations or services for deaf or hard-of-hearing visitors, please contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at 1-800-422-5867.

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