Graduate and Guests

COLLEGE PARK MARRIOTT HOTEL & CONFERENCE CENTER

The doctoral commencement will be held at the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center at University of Maryland University College. Get directions and all the details on the doctoral commencement information page.

XFINITY CENTER

The center is located at 1 Terrapin Trail, College Park, MD 20742, on the campus of the University of Maryland, College Park. View a map of the College Park campus.

Parking

Graduates and guests can park in several large lots near Xfinity Center. To accommodate those who have difficulty walking, we'll operate shuttles to the center from the parking lots.

As a graduate, you can request special needs parking accommodations for you and your guests during the RSVP process. Parking spaces will be reserved in the Terrapin Trail Garage for holders of government-issued disabled parking plates and placards, along with anyone granted a special parking accommodation.

Traffic

You should anticipate heavy traffic around Xfinity Center, and we encourage you to carpool. We expect about 1,200 graduates and 10,000 guests to attend each of the three ceremonies.

Air and Ground Transit

Three international airports serve the Washington, D.C., metropolitan area:

Union Station is in northeast Washington, D.C., and is the closest train station to Xfinity Center.

The Washington Metropolitan Transit Authority operates our regional mass transit system, which includes Metrorail and Metrobus.

Xfinity Center is located in Prince George's County, Maryland. Silver Cab Taxi serves the entire county and can be reached at 301-577-2000. You can also reserve a cab at http://pgtaxitaxi.com.

Lodging

College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center
3501 University Blvd. East
Hyattsville, MD 20783

There are several hotels near Xfinity Center, but the College Park Marriott Hotel & Conference Center is a convenient choice. The hotel is part of UMUC headquarters, which is less than a mile from Xfinity Center. We will post a link here in February that allows you to receive a special discounted rate for commencement weekend; the discount link will also be included in the commencement RSVP process.

Other Hotels*

Best Western Plus
8419 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
855-238-2028
301-220-0505

Holiday Inn
10000 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
800-465-4329
301-345-6700

Clarion Inn and Varsity Lounge
8601 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD  20740
800-442-1644
301-474-2800

Howard Johnson Express
9113 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
800-446-4656
301-513-0002

Comfort Inn and Suites
9020 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
800-228-5150
301-441-8110

Quality Inn and Suites
7200 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
800-228-5151
301-276-1000

Days Inn
9137 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
800-328-7466
301-345-5000

Ramada Limited
9113 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
800-272-6232
301-345-4900

Econo Lodge
9624 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD  20740
877-424-6423
301-474-0003

Super 8
9150 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD  20740
800-800-8000
301-474-0894

Hampton Inn
9670 Baltimore Ave.
College Park, MD 20740
800-426-7866
301-345-2200

*This list is provided solely for your reference and should not be regarded as an endorsement or recommendation by UMUC.

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