Office of Development and External Relations
Through the establishment and cultivation of relationships with friends, parents, alumni, foundations and corporations, we work to create shared interests with an ultimate goal of philanthropic support for Division-wide and departmental priorities.
Featured Giving Opportunities
UMD Campus Food Pantry
The mission of the UMD Campus Food Pantry is to alleviate food insecurity and food hardship among UMD-College Park students, faculty and staff.
Fostering Terp Success
Fostering Terp Success is a community of support and belonging for students who were or are in foster care, are or are at risk of being homeless, or without a supportive family system.
Student Crisis Fund
Each year, we receive numerous requests for emergency support from fellow Terps who need emergency shelter, transportation, clothing and medical supplies. The Crisis Fund exists to provide this necessary assistance.
UMD Student Crisis Fund
Creating a culture of care is central to the values of the Division of Student Affairs. In the spirit of caring for our students the Student Crisis Fund provides financial support when a verified crisis has negatively impacted a student's health, safety, wellbeing, and their ability to continue their education.Give to the Crisis Fund
Thanks to our Donors
We Are Here to Help
We are happy to visit with you and discuss the many ways you can make a difference in the lives of students by establishing a scholarship or award. Conversations are confidential and may occur over the phone or in person in our offices or at your home, office or other location. Once you make the decision to proceed, we will work with you or your representative to establish the scholarship or award you desire.