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Shady Grove Terp Transfer Partnership

The Terp Transfer Partnership provides a seamless process for Montgomery College students who plan to transfer to a University of Maryland Bachelor's degree program at the Universities at Shady Grove.

The Terp Transfer Partnership is designed to benefit you while you are still enrolled at Montgomery College and will create a seamless pathway to one of the University of Maryland (UMD) programs offered at the Universities at Shady Grove. If you have at least one semester left at Montgomery College and want to gain early access to advising, workshops and events related to your UMD program at Shady Grove, the Terp Transfer Partnership program is a great option for you!

By participating in the Terp Transfer Partnership, you can take advantage of Shady Grove’s modern campus, personalized services and convenient location. You’ll also receive access to exclusive benefits including:

  • Priority advising for classes at Montgomery College.
  • Early access to academic advising at UMD and student services at Shady Grove.
  • Additional scholarship opportunities.

If you are planning to complete your Montgomery College course(s) this semester and intend to transfer to one of the UMD programs offered at Shady Grove for the upcoming semester, please complete the application below.

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Come try on our campus for size! Stop by one of our top-notch athletic facilities. Have a scoop of homemade ice cream at the Dairy. Rub the nose of one of our beloved Testudo statues for good luck. Get all your questions answered. It won't be hard to picture yourself at home here for the next four years. 

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You have done your research and explored your options, and you know that UMD is the perfect place for you. Now it is time to apply. 



Freshman students applying to UMD can do so using either the Common App or the MyCoalition platform. At this time, transfer students can only apply using the MyCoalition platform.

Please visit our updates page for information regarding changes to our application requirements due to the COVID-19 pandemic.


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College is a major investment for you and your family. The university is here to help. We offer an array of financial aid programs—including scholarships, grants, loans and student employment—as part of our commitment to making an excellent education affordable.



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