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Strategic Plan: Forward Together

Our path to a campus where every student thrives.

Learn more about the DSA Strategic Plan

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
Patricia A. Perillo, Ph.D. Vice President for Student Affairs

Cultural Centers Project

Learn about the five new cultural centers being developed on campus.

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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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Strategic Plan

The Student Affairs Strategic Plan is our path to a campus where every student thrives.

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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 the Handshake webpage for a listing of on campus job opportunities.

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