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University of Maryland, College Park

College Park, MD
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Visiting and Contact Info

Visiting And Contact Information

Mitchell Building

College Park, MD 20742-5235

United States

Phone: 301-314-8385

Fax: 301-314-9693

Website

Admissions Office Contact Info
Admissions Office Contact:Undergraduate Admissions
Admissions Office Address:Mitchell Building
College Park, MD 20742
Admissions Office Phone:3013148385

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Experience College Life
Most Popular Places on Campus:Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Adele H. Stamp Student Union
Eppley Recreation Center
Chevy Chase Bank Field at Byrd Stadium
Comcast Center
6. Memorial Chapel 7. Riggs Alumni Center
Most Popular Places Off Campus:Washington DC attractions
Baltimore's Inner Harbor
Historic Annapolis

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Campus Tours
Campus Visiting Center:Yes
     Hours:Monday-Friday and Saturday
8:00am-5:00pm and 9:00am-3:00pm
Phone Number:3013148385
Campus Tours:Yes
     Appointment Required:No
     Tour Dates:Year-round
     Times:Call in advance for current schedule
Average Length:1 hour
Contact Email Address to Sign-Up:um-admit@umd.edu

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On Campus Interviews
On Campus Interviews:No
Information Sessions:Available
Times:M - F
Email Address to Sign-Up:um-admit@umd.edu

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Faculty and Coach Visits
Dates/Times Available:Year-round
Arrangements:Contact Coach Directly
Advance Notice:Other
Contact Email Address for Faculty Visit:um-admit@umd.edu

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Class Visits
Dates Available:Academic Year
Arrangements:Contact Admissions Office

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Overnight Dorm Stays
Overnight Dorm Stays:Available
Advance Notice:Other
Arrangements:Other
     Describe:Office of Resident Life; http://www.resnet.umd.edu/osp/
Any Limitations:Available during open house programs; call 301-314-4255

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Transportation
Types of Transportation Available to Campus:
Baltimore-Washington International Airport is 25 miles from campus. MARC trains (800-325-7245) and airport shuttles are available for the trip from the airport to the campus. Washington National Airport is 15 miles from campus. Metrorail trains (202-637-7000) are available for the trip from the airport to the campus. Amtrak and Greyhound are available to Washington, D.C. Switch to Metrorail at Union Station and take it to College Park. University shuttle buses (301-314-2255) provide transportation from the College Park MARC and Metrorail stations to campus.
 
Driving Instructions to Campus:
From Baltimore and the north, take I-95 S. to the Capital Beltway (I-495 around Washington, DC); follow signs to College Park. At Exit 25, take U.S. 1 S. for approximately 2 miles, then turn right into campus at the Visitor's Center. From the west, follow the preceding directions from the Capital Beltway (I-495). From the east, take U.S. 50 W. to the Capital Beltway (I-495); head north on I-495 to College Park. At Exit 25, take U.S. 1 S. for 2 miles and turn right into campus. From Washington, DC, take New Hampshire Ave. (U.S. 29) or Riggs Road (N. Capitol St. in DC, Maryland Rte. 212) north to the East-West Highway (Maryland Rte. 410); turn right onto Rte. 410 and proceed to U.S. 1 and turn left on it. Continue on U.S. 1 to the campus, turning left at the Visitor's Center.
 
Local Accommodations: Near By:
Nearby: The Center of Adult Education (301-985-7300), a conference center on campus, has moderately priced rooms. The Quality Inn (7200 Baltimore Ave.; 301-864-5829) is half a mile away. Slightly less expensive is Econo Lodge (9113 Baltimore Blvd.; 301-345-4900), 1 mile away. Your rock-bottom budget choice is Comfort Inn (9020 Baltimore Blvd.; 301-441-8110), a mile and a half away. For a more upscale chain motel, try the Holiday Inn (10000 Baltimore Blvd.; 301-345-6700), or Courtyard by Marriott (8330 Corporate Dr., Landover; 301-577-3373). There is an even fancier Marriott, the Marriott Greenbelt (6400 Ivy Lane, Greenbelt; 301-441-3700), 15 minutes away. Two bed-and-breakfast referral agencies with listings in the area are The Traveller in Maryland (410-269-6232), and Amanda's BandB Reservation Service (410-225-0001).
 
Local Accommodations: Far Away:
A little farther: College Park is 20 minutes from downtown Washington, DC. See entries for any of the Washington, DC schools for suggestions.

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Visiting and Contact Info

  • Admissions Office Address:
     
  • Mitchell Building
    College Park, MD 20742
    Phone: 301-314-8385
  • Visiting Center:
    Yes
  • Campus Tours:
    Yes
  • On Campus Interviews:
    No
  • Overnight Dorm Stays:
    Available
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