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University of Maryland, College Park

Campus Life and Facilities

U. Maryland-Coll. Park Students Say...

“Life at UMD is awesome,” with “a good mix of fun activities” including “school-sponsored parties, games,” a “campus recreation center that has virtu­ally everything you could wish for, including pools, an extensive gym, a rock wall, squash courts, an indoor track,” and a student union “loaded with fun places like the arcade area, bowling alley,” a... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

Mitchell Building

College Park, MD 20742-5235

United States

Phone: 301-314-8385

Fax: 301-314-9693


Campus Life
Quality of Life Rating: 66
Fire Safety Rating: 75
Green Rating: 91
Environment:Metropolis (population 300,000 or more)
Campus size: (number of acres): 1,500.00
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Campus Safety
Campus Security Report: http://www.umpd.umd.edu/crime_stats.cfm

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.

Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

Student Housing
All Undergraduates Living on Campus: 44.00
Housing Options:Coed dorms
Special housing for disabled student
Special housing for international students
Women's dorms
Fraternity/sorority housing
Cooperative housing
Apartments for single students

Living/Learning program housing includes Gemstone program, College Park Scholars, Language House, Beyond the Classroom, Civicus, Hinman CEOs, Global Communities, Jimenz-Porter Writer's House, Honors, International House, Honors Humanities, SmokFree/Alcohol-Free
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:Yes
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Student Activities
Registered Student Organizations:591
Student Activities:Academic Groups
Debating Club
Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups
Humor Magazine
Improv comedy
International Student Groups
Literary Magazine
Minority Student Groups
Political Discussion Groups
Radio Station
Religious Groups
Singing Groups
Social Services Group
Speakers Forum
Student Film Society
Student Union
Theater Program
Number of Honor Societies:49
Number of Social Sororities:25
    % of women who join:17%
Number of Social Fraternities:31
% of men who join: 12
Number of Religious Organizations:49
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Student Services
Other Services:Health
Lesbian, Bisexual, Transgender Support Groups: Yes
Minority Support Groups: Yes
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Athletic Division:1
Men's Sports Team Name:Terrapins
Women's Sports Team Name:Terrapins
Team Mascot:Terrapin (Testudo)
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Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: George Washington University
Air Force ROTC Offered:On-Campus
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Technology On Campus / Facilities
Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes
Email and Web Access Available: Yes
% of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100
Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 35
Average Number of PC's per Lab: 111.00
Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes
Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes
Fee for Network Use: No
Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes
Student Web Pages Provided: Yes
Partnerships with Technology Companies: Yes
Online Class Registration Available: Yes
Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No
Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No
Undergraduates that Own Computers: 99.00
Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes
Description: Apple, IBM, Dell,Sun, Cisco, HP,
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes
Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes
Special Facilities:Aerospace buoyancy lab, art gallery, international piano archives, center for architectural design and research, model nuclear reactor, wind tunnel.
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