University of Maryland, College Park

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers both undergraduate and graduate classes on the campus of University of Maryland, College Park (UMD). Classes are held in various locations on campus.

Note: The UMD campus, UMUC headquarters, and Academic Center at Largo are three separate locations. The information on this page concerns the UMD campus.


Directions and Parking

From I-95, take Exit 25B (U.S. Route 1 South). Continue on Route 1 until you see the UMD campus on your right.

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Find your classroom on one of these maps of the campus and buildings.

If your class meets on the College Park campus on weekdays after 4 p.m. or anytime on the weekend, you do not need a UMCP parking permit. During those times, you may park in any unrestricted lot including Lots 1b, 1c, 1d, 2g, 4j, 4n, 4m, 5a, 5b, 6, 9b, 10, 11b, 11c and 11h, as well as Regents Garage and levels 1 and 2 of Mowatt Lane Garage. Be sure to pay attention to signs at the entrance to all parking locations for possible restrictions, as this information may change throughout the semester.

The UM Shuttle 125 (Circulator) transports students across campus on a limited basis.

If you are taking a UMUC course that meets weekdays at College Park before 4 p.m., you can only acquire a free parking permit for Lot 4 by presenting a photocopy of your itemized UMUC bill to the Department of Campus Parking at UMCP. Meters are in effect 7 a.m.-10 p.m., Monday-Friday. For more information, call 301-314-PARK (7275).

Note: All but the main entrances to the College Park campus close by 10 p.m., so please plan accordingly. For security reasons, the entrances to the building may begin to close near the end of your evening classes. Please note that if you leave the building, you may not have access back inside.

If you are visiting UMUC offices in Adelphi, parking is available in the adjacent garage. The garage is accessible from either east-bound University Boulevard or from Campus Drive.

Computer Labs

UMUC students are not authorized to use the UMD College Park campus computer labs. UMUC students may use the computer labs at the Academic Center at Largo. The labs are available Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m. to 8 p.m., and Friday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. The labs are closed on Saturday and Sunday. For more details, call 855-655-UMUC (8682).

Library and Other Services

Library: For information, please visit the University of Maryland Libraries.

Recreation: You can purchase a Campus Recreation Center membership, which allow you to access to all CRS programs and facilities (pools and fitness gyms).

Dining: There are several places open in the evening, including the Student Union, which has fast food options until 8 p.m. on most evenings. For more information, visit Dining@UMD.


If there is a threat of severe weather, visit the UMUC Weather Page or call the UMUC weather line: 301-985-SNOW (7669). Please do NOT rely on the general media, as they sometimes confuse UMUC with other University System of Maryland institutions.

You can have weather and emergency-related alerts sent to your cell phone or e-mail address. Sign up for MyAlerts.

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855-655-UMUC (8682)


Students should contact the Academic Center at Largo, at 855-655-UMUC (8682).