Student Support Services

At University of Maryland University College, we recognize that it takes dedication and commitment—of your time and finances—to pursue higher education, and we're here to support you during every step of your academic journey.


UMUC's friendly, knowledgeable advisors can help you choose the right degree program, learn about transferring credits, select and register for classes and more.

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

Accessibility Services coordinates services that provide equal academic opportunities to students with disabilities.

Career Planning Advice

Career Services can provide assistance with resume writing and career planning, as well as opportunities to network with employers, alumni and other students.

Writing Help

Through the Effective Writing Center, students can get one-on-one writing advice and access online writing resources.

Tutoring and Mentoring

Undergraduate students have the opportunity to connect with a tutor or a mentor for free.

Support for Veterans

Take advantage of our wide range of support services designed especially with student veterans in mind.

Student Life

Connect with fellow UMUC students from around the globe by getting involved in an academic club or honor society.

Library Services

Librarians are available via e-mail, phone, instant message, and by appointment at the Academic Center at Largo. For more information and to access research databases, the USMAI library catalog, and view tutorials on how to conduct research, please visit the UMUC Library online.

Technical Support

Help@UMUC provides around-the-clock technical assistance for students via phone and chat.

Commencement Services

Questions about the next stateside Commencement? The Commencement Services Office can help via e-mail, phone, or by appointment at the Academic Center at Largo.

Video: The UMUC Effective Writing Center

Know what you want to say, but not exactly sure how to phrase it? UMUC's Effective Writing Center offers a variety of services to help you gain confidence in your own writing.

Video: UMUC Opens Veterans Lounge

Watch UMUC President Javier Miyares, General Milo Miles, and others dedicate the grand opening of our Veterans Lounge.