Academic Center at Largo

Testing Center and Advising Closures

The Largo Testing Center will be closed on Friday, March 4. Largo Advising, located in the student services suite, will close for the day at 1:30 p.m. on Friday, March 4. The remaining services in the suite will operate on normal schedule.

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.



Directions, Parking, and Metro

From the Capital Beltway (I-495/95), merge on to Landover 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 may park in the front of the building and check in and out with security at the front entrance, unless attending an Open House event. Visitors attending an Open House may park in the rear student lot, which is closer to the entrance where these events are held.

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 boundary. 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.



Walk-in academic advising at the Academic Center at Largo is available:

  • Monday–Thursday, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Friday, 8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.

Note: Please use the student entrance at the rear of the building.

Academic advising is also available by phone at 1-855-655-UMUC (8682):

  • Monday–Friday, 8:30 a.m.–8 p.m.

Customer service support staff are available 24/7 by phone at 1-855-655-UMUC (8682), by chat at Help@UMUC, or by opening a case at Help@UMUC.


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.

Computer Lab Hours

  • Monday–Thursday, 11 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Friday, 11 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday-Sunday, Closed

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


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.


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 - Friday, 11:30 a.m.–3:30 p.m.
    Note: The last test is given at 3:30 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).

Location Hours/Walk-In Advising

8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. 

8:30 a.m.–5 p.m.