As you review your next steps and confirm your enrollment, you can view answers to commonly asked questions about your admission decision here. We know you have a lot to consider, but the information below will help you take the steps you need to join the Maryland family.
It is our expectation that you maintain your current level of academic performance. In addition, the University requires you to update the Office of Undergraduate Admissions, should you have disciplinary or criminal actional taken against you between the time you submitted your application and the start of classes. If this is the case, please email firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "Disciplinary Update". Any significant changes in either of the above could result in the reassessment of your admission decision.
You have likely landed on this page from your admission letter. Be sure to keep your letter handy. It includes important information about your semester of admission, major, advising college, resident status and University ID (UID). If you have not yet seen your letter, log in to MyCoalition, proceed to the University of Maryland section on the Colleges list and click on View Decision Letter.
Please let us know your answer to this offer of admission by completing the Decision Response located on your MyCoalition Checklist. If your answer is YES, and we hope it is, you will need to submit your enrollment deposit. This nonrefundable $400 deposit will reserve your place in the incoming class and will be applied to your tuition. It may take up to 48 business hours for your confirmation to be processed.
Newly admitted students will be able to acquire their Directory ID (the letters/numbers found before the @ in your university assigned email address) one day after the date of their admission decision. You will use your Directory ID to authenticate yourself in order to complete your Housing and Dining Agreement (required of all students living in residence halls), enroll in Freshmen Connection (optional), access information regarding financial aid and most other University of Maryland services.
After submitting your Decision Response and acquiring your Directory ID, determine if you would like to enroll in Freshmen Connection, an academic program that helps spring admitted students get on track to graduate in four years and provide an opportunity to be on campus during the fall semester. Students participating in Freshmen Connection will select an orientation date upon enrolling in the program. You will also be required to submit your Housing and Dining Agreement and take care of a few more things to get you ready to join us on campus. Every new first-year student who wishes to live on-campus must complete the 2018-2019 Housing and Dining Agreement by May 1, 2018.
Visit the International Students & Scholar Services (ISSS) website to complete the “New Student To Do List.” International students must submit the following materials to the ISSS office to receive an I-20:
If you’ve earned credits through courses at another institution or through standard exams (such as AP, IB, A/AS Level, and CLEP exams), they may count toward your Maryland degree. Submit your most recent transcripts to the address below as soon as your grades are posted so we may promptly evaluate your transfer credit. To review which of your credits will transfer, create your Directory ID and use it to log in to review your unofficial transcript, which will be available roughly 15 business days after you are admitted.
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Mail transcripts and any additional materials to:
University of Maryland
Office of Undergraduate Admissions
7999 Regents Dr.
College Park, MD 20742-5235, USA
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