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Whether you're focused on advancing your career or continuing your education, UMUC offers the ideal program to help you reach your goal. And when you apply through the FED Program you'll be able to complete your program at a substantial savings.

There Are Just Five Steps to Beginning Your Education at UMUC

1 Complete the UMUC Application
for Admission

Please remember to select U.S. Federal Government as your corporate sponsor on the application form.

2 Verify Your Employment to
Receive the Tuition Discount*
and Application Fee Waiver

You must submit proof of eligibility, which includes

  • For you: your most recent pay stub

If you are a spouse or dependent, we will need additional documentation along with the pay stub of the federal employee.

  • For your spouse: a marriage license
  • For a dependent: a birth certificate or the most recent tax return on which you were claimed as a dependent.

You may upload your documents using the form below. Please redact all sensitive information with the exception of your name, the name of your agency, and the date on the pay stub. Please be sure to include your UMUC student ID on all documentation.

E-mail copies of these items to or fax them to 301-985-7514. Or, submit a letter from your HR office on your organization's letterhead stating that you are an employee and including the dates of your employment.

Once documentation has been verified, you will receive e-mail confirmation within 48 hours that your student record has been updated.

3 Request Official Transcripts

Request your official transcripts from any previous institutions of higher education. 

Undergraduate students
send transcripts to

UMUC Undergraduate

University of Maryland
University College
3501 University
Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783-8075

Graduate students
send transcripts to

UMUC Graduate

University of Maryland
University College
3501 University
Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783-8075

Note: Current UMUC students, or those with prior coursework taken at UMUC, do not need to submit UMUC transcripts. Students with foreign credentials must have their transcripts evaluated by American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), an international credential evaluation service. The agency is an independent company not affiliated with UMUC.

4 Register for Classes

Once you're admitted to UMUC, you will receive a student ID (EmplID) so you can register for courses online. Visit the current schedule of classes to view courses, and then register for classes online using the MyUMUC Student Portal.

5 Purchase Course Textbooks
and Materials

Purchasing course materials is easy. You can order required textbooks and software online, in person, or by phone.

Register Now to Attend
an Online Open House

  • Wednesday,
    September 16, 2015,
    12–1 p.m.
    | RSVP

Did You Know?

Federal employees from 42 states and more than 100 agencies have taken part in the FED Program.

Contact Us

Call: 855-CLS-5300

UMUC Online Open House for Federal Employees

July 22, 2015

*The tuition discount will not be applied to the following graduate programs and related certificates or courses: Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Data Analytics, Master of Science in Digital Forensics and Cyber Investigation, Master of Science in Cybersecurity, Master of Science in Cybersecurity Policy, and doctoral programs. The tuition for students who meet the criteria for Maryland residency will be the applicable in-state rate. Tuition for active-duty military and their spouses will be the applicable military rate. If you are a student using Post 9/11 benefits, please contact an advisor at 800-939-UMUC (8682) to determine if you can apply both benefits.

** Get more information about certificates, including gainful employment disclosures.