Academic Center at Largo

UMUC's Academic Center at Largo offers on-site classes, in-person librarian assistance and on-site advising during business hours. Other amenities include computer labs, an auditorium, an on-site cafeteria and free student parking. In addition, the building houses offices for The Undergraduate School, The Graduate School, Financial Aid and the Office of Enrollment Management.



Office Hours

The student entrance is at the rear of the building. Office hours are  Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–8 p.m., and Saturday 8 a.m.–2 p.m.


Directions, Parking and Metro

From the Capital Beltway (I-495/95), merge on to Landover Road/Road/MD-202 via exit 17A toward Upper Marlboro. Proceed in the right lane, then turn  right on McCormick Drive. Proceed approximately one-fourth of a mile to  1616 McCormick Drive on the right.

Parking is available in the rear lot for students. Visitors will park in the front of the building and check in and out with security at the front  entrance.

Metro  Information

To travel to the Academic Center at Largo by Metro, take the Blue Line to Largo Town Center. The building is within walking distance to the Metro station, or you can take TheBus to the building. TheBus stops are adjacent to the property boundry. View TheBus schedule.

Note: Route 21 services the Academic Center at Largo. Buses operate Monday through Friday. No service is  provided on Saturdays, Sundays or major holidays.



Advisors are available Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m., and Saturday, 8:30 a.m.–2 p.m.

Call 800-888-UMUC (8682) for an advising appointment.


Career Services

With the support and resources of Career Services, UMUC  students, alumni and employers attain their career-related needs and  goals. For more information, visit the Career Services Web site.


Computer Labs

The Academic Center at Largo has a computer lab equipped with 32 workstations in room 1420.

Lab Hours

  • Monday through Friday, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Saturday, 9 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Sunday, Closed

There are also three classroom instruction labs (rooms 1350, 1360 and 1410) with 29 workstations each.


Library Services

A library public services area is no longer available at the Academic Center at Largo. Librarians can still be contacted 24 hours a day, seven days a week via e-mail and chat. Please see the Ask a Librarian page for more information.


Test Center

The Testing Center is open to UMUC students.

Testing Hours

  • Mondays, 11:30 a.m.–6:30 p.m.
    Note: The last test is given at 6:30 p.m.
  • Tuesday through Friday, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
    Note: The last test is given at 3:30 p.m.
  • Saturdays, 8:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
    Note: The last test is given at 12:30 p.m.

Testing Services for UMUC Students


Building Security

The Academic Center at Largo has its own security team, responsible for

  • Safety and security of the building and its occupants
  • Emergency response
  • Access control
  • Incident documentation
  • Alarm monitoring

The security office is located at  the front of the building entrance, to the left of the security desk (room 1213).

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Information

  • For emergencies, report a crime or for an escort call the UMUC Security Department at 240-684-2911 (x2911 from any on-campus phone) or 911.
  • To receive text alerts for emergencies, severe weather alerts, crime alerts and school closings, please sign up for the UMUC emergency notification system at
  • UMUC Largo Security hours of operation:
    • Monday–Friday: 7 a.m.–11 p.m.
    • Saturday: 7 a.m.–4 p.m.


800-888-UMUC (8682)


  • Monday–Friday,
    8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Saturday,
    8 a.m.–2 p.m.