You’ve Got This, Terps, and, We’ve Got You.

The Division of Student Affairs is comprised of 15 Departments, all here to enhance the quality of campus life. We are student engagement, health and well-being, and living-learning environments. Our 3000+ staff serve to ensure healthy development, learning and thriving for all Terps.

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The Division of Student Affairs has built an enriching and engaging campus experience and at its heart is you - every single Terp that has contributed to making the University of Maryland so special. You’ve Got This, and We’ve Got You!

Dr. Patty Perillo, Vice President for Student Affairs
Dr. Patty Perillo Vice President for Student Affairs

Fall 2021 COVID-19 Information

COVID-19 vaccinations will be required for all students, faculty and staff returning to campus this fall semester. Stay informed on the latest updates.

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Student Life

There are many choices to make after your acceptance to UMD and abundant options to get involved on campus.  Learn about Dining, Residence Halls, leadership opportunities and resources available to you!

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Mental Health

Terps, take care of yourselves and each other. Your mental and physical health is important!

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Work On Campus

There are so many ways to gain valuable work experience, meet people and have fun while working on campus. Visit Careers 4 Terps for a listing of on campus job opportunities.

Visit the Careers 4 Terps Site

Upcoming Events

Latest UMD News


Collage of Terp Olympians

Terps Take Tokyo

Fans of the Olympics won’t see spectators or families at the opening of the 2021 Games in Tokyo on Friday, but they should find a half-dozen Terps. The pandemic-delayed international spectacle will look uniquely different amid new health and safety protocols to limit COVID’s spread. Still, alums Abby Gustaitis ’13, a Team USA rugby player; Thea LaFond ’15, a Team Dominica triple jumper; Chioma Onyekwere ’16, a Team Nigeria discus thrower; Diandra Tchatchouang, a Team France basketball player; and field hockey players Grace Balsdon of Team Great Britain and Nike Lorenz of Team Germany are all vying for a place on the podium. 
View Article Terps Take Tokyo
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20 Top Seniors Honored for Academics, Service

Twenty graduating seniors who have shined inside and beyond the classroom will be honored this week as the 2021 Maryland Medallion Society, which also makes them finalists for the University of Maryland Model Citizenship Prize and the Wilson H. Elkins Award.
View Article 20 Top Seniors Honored for Academics, Service
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SGA Allocates Additional $400K+ to Support Student Services

For the second time this academic year, the Student Government Association (SGA) is awarding more than $400,000 in surplus funds to University of Maryland organizations, it announced today. The new funding will target food insecurity, boost student services and provide jobs on campus.
View Article SGA Allocates Additional $400K+ to Support Student Services
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