University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers classes and services at the Universities at Shady Grove (USG). Conveniently located near I-270, this location serves transfer students from Montgomery College and local military and civilian students who need advising or other student services.
Classes Offered at Shady Grove
On-site classes in wide range of academic areas are available, including:
- Business Administration
- Communication Studies
- Computer Networks and Security
- Digital Media and Web Technology
- Human Resource Management
- Information Systems Management
- Investigative Forensics
- Laboratory Management
- Public Safety Administration
- Software Development and Security
When searching the UMUC schedule of classes, be sure to sort by location:
- Shady Grove (SHGR) - On-site
- Shady Grove (SHGR-HY) - Online Hybrid
Services Offered at Shady Grove
Advising—Undergraduate and Graduate
Education Coordinators are available Monday through Friday to meet with students. Please call 301-738-6090 to make a face-to-face, phone, or Skype appointment.
Shady Grove is equipped with several computer labs. Learn more about the USG Computer Labs or call 301-738-6363.
Directions and Parking
The Universities at Shady Grove is located at 9636 Gudelsky Drive, Rockville, MD 20850.
Take I-270 to Exit 8, Shady Grove Road West. Go 1.5 miles, cross the intersection with Darnestown Road, and turn right onto Gudelsky Way, turn left at the stop sign onto Gudelsky Drive. Follow the road around to the parking area. Parking is free.
Shady Grove can also be reached by Ride-On-Bus #43 from the Shady Grove Metro Station.
Learn about Priddy LibraryUSG Priddy Library at this link at Shady Grove.
For more information and to access the UMUC Library, please visit the UMUC library online.
Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Information
- For emergencies, to report a crime or for an escort, call Campus Security at 301-738-6065 (dial 6065 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 Shady Grove emergency notification system
- Shady Grove has a 24-hour security department
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Other Important Information
The Universities at Shady Grove is a unique model for delivering quality higher education to upper-level undergraduate and graduate students. Nine of the University System of Maryland's (USM) 11-degree granting institutions collaborate programs at Shady Grove.
UMUC classes are held in all three buildings at Shady Grove.
Please verify room numbers on your class schedule a few weeks before classes begin.
Current UMUC Programs at USG
Learn more about UMUC programs offered at Shady Grove
Students who graduate from a Maryland Community College may be eligible for UMUC's Completion Scholarship. Click here for more information UMUC's Completion Scholarship.
Address: 9636 Gudelsky Dr.
Fourth Floor, SG III
Rockville, MD 20850
8:00 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
- Saturday and Sunday,