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Brought to you by Orientation 
and Resident Life. 



This handbook was produced under the direction of the Orien- 
tation Office at the University of Maryland, College Park. 
Coordinator/Editor: Gardnel Dyson 
Layout and Graphic Design: Jacques Coughlin 
Photography: Jacques Coughlin: 

Pages 33, 94, 112. 
Daniel Darmstadter: 

Pages 9, 53, 80, 134. 
Martha Rhoades: 

Pages 74, 96, 98. 
David Waldman: 

Pages 2, 4, 25, 41, 45, 49, 69, 115. 
Campus Photo Service: 

Pages 7, 17, 21, 29, 37, 57, 128. 

Photo Editing: Gardnel Dyson & Jacques Coughlin 
© Produced by Office of Orientation 1986 

Table of Contents 

Welcome to the University of Mainland at College Park 

A message from Dr. John Slaughter, Chancellor 1 

The University of Mainland at College Park! 

History, Mission and Traditions 1 

1986-87 Calendar 8 

It's Academic 

A general academic overview, academic support 

services, and libraries 59 

Taking Care of Business 

The "how to" at UMCP 77 

Dollars and Cents 

Fincmces and employment 83 

Transportation and Safety 88 

A Taste of Maryland 

Food 93 

Help Along the Wsty 

Student Services 96 

Bet Yon Can't Do It All?! 

Student Activities 110 

Sports: Nairyland Style 

Athletics 132 

UNAPS Show you the Way Around Campus 14 

UM Jargon 

Terms you will need to know 136 

Instant Info 

How to find what and where . . . fast! 141 


For fast, detailed information over the phone 145 

Code of Student Conduct 148 


A message firoiii Dr. John Slaughter, Chancellor 

It is my privilege as Chancellor to welcome you to the University 
of Maryland at College Park and to extend to you my best wishes for 
a successful and enriching experience in the coming academic year. 

The UMCP campus offers you a community that is culturally and 
ethnically diverse— that reflects, in fact, society as a whole. Within 
this diversity, we try to create a positive atmosphere in which you can 
learn about yourself and others, and we have a variety of support pro- 
grams to aid you in the process. The campus offers a choice among 
many outstanding programs of study and extensive academic advis- 
ing to help you to pursue the subjects that interest you. Our profes- 
sional programs, pre-professional concentrations, and various majors 
provide many options to explore different career directions. 

My care and concern for you as a student is that you use your time 
to learn and to grow. I hope you will take advantage of some of the 
many opportunities for intellectual and social enrichment that the cam- 
pus offers, and I encourage you to contribute your abilities to enhanc- 
ing the campus community. 

The University of Maryland at 
College Park! 

History, Mission and Traditions. 

The University of Maryland College Park was chartered in 1856 as 
the Maryland Agricultural College under a provision secured by a group 
of Maryland planters. After a disastrous fire in 1912, the State ac- 
quired control of the college and bore the cost of rebuilding. The pre- 
sent form of The University of Maryland dates from a 1920 act of the 
Maryland state legislature which united the State-owned institution 
at College Park and the professional schools in Baltimore thus creating 
The University of Maryland College Park (UMCP) and The University 
of Maryland at Baltimore (UMAB) campuses. Later the University add- 
ed three other campuses: Baltimore County (UMBC) at Catonsville; 
Eastern Shore (UMES) at Princess Anne; and the worldwide Universi- 
ty College (UMUC), headquartered at College Park. 

The University of Maryland at College Park is spread over 1,378 
acres which encompass an excess of 200 buildings. Malls, courtyards, 
and groves dot the campus. 

The 35,000 students, 28,000 undergraduates, come from a variety 
of backgrounds ranging from the country or small towns to cities and 
suburbs; from the cosmopolitan to the provinces. They bring varied 
ideas, carry contrasting values, follow different lifestyles, pursue 
divergent goals. Much of what you can learn at College Park, you can 
learn from your fellow students. 

The university also has educational opportunities of exceptional 
breadth and diversity. 110 undergraduate majors are available. Students 
also have the option of creating their own program of individual study 
with the assistance of a faculty advisor. 

The Mission of the College Park 

As the State's 1862 land-grant institution and the flagship campus 
of the University of Maryland system, College Park bears a major 
responsibility for public higher education in Maryland. The mission 
of the Campus is to provide the opportunity for high quality 
undergraduate and graduate education to all the citizens of the State 
at an affordable cost. College Park offers the State's most compre- 
hensive undergraduate program and is its major center for graduate 
education and research. The Campus takes special responsibility for 
the dissemination of knowledge, expertise, and culture to the citizens 
of the State through its extensive public service programs. This three- 
part mission is based on the idea that each of its elements is com- 
plemented and enhanced by the other, yielding an institution of signifi- 
cant strength and of great importance to the State of Maryland and 
the Nation. To enhance the achievement of this mission, the Campus 
is committed to improving the quality of life for its students, faculty, 
and staff. 

Graduate School 

The University of Maryland College Park Graduate program is an 
internationally recognized research institution with 83 master's and 
62 doctoral programs. At present there are 7,400 graduate students. 
Presently, the College Park campus is in the midst of one of the greatest 
concentrations of research facilities and intellectual talent in the na- 
tion. In addition to outside facilities, the university library system in- 
cludes major research libraries on both the College Park and Baltimore 

The university recognizes the high cost of education today and makes 
every effort to offer financial assistance, such as, remission of fees, 
assistantships, workstudy and fellowships. 

Those who have earned or will earn a bachelor's degree at a college 
or university in the U.S., or the equivalent of this degree in another 
country, can be considered for admission to the Graduate School at 
College Park. Applications may be obtained by calling 454-4006 or 
by writing to the Office of Graduate Admissions, 2107 South Ad- 
ministration. For more information about the Graduate school, ad- 
mission standards, requirements or process, call 454-3141. The of- 
fice hours are Monday- Friday, 8:30-Noon and 1:00-4:30. 


Question: What would college life be without traditions? 

Answer: A DRAG! Well, here at Maryland we don't want to let 
anyone down, so over the years we have developed many Terrapin 

Your college life begins on the first day of New Student Orienta- 
tion. The program is your chance to get academically advised and 
registered. In addition to advising and registration you will learn 
anything and everything you've always wanted to know about Maryland, 
but were afraid to ask. Parents, we invite you to partake in your own 
Parent Orientation. 

Your first few weeks of classes are busy ones. There is Freshman 
Student Convocation, New Resident Orientation, First Look Fair, 
Transpo Fair, Craft Fair, Health Fair and, if that is not enough, the 
nationally recognized Terp Football team takes the field. 

Here, at the University of Maryland, we also have a winning tradi- 
tion. Our football and mens and womens basketball teams are national- 
ly ranked. Sports such as lacrosse, tennis, soccer and gymnastics do 
very well in the ACC conference as well as nationally. 

Incorporated into the athletic atmosphere are events like Homecom- 
ing, the annual Bon Fire, and Parents Weekend. Each of these events 
revolves around the football season. 

During the basketball season we have the beginning of Spirit 
semester. Spirit Semester is sponsored by the Residence Halls Associa- 
tion and involves all dorm residents. 

Have we built up your excitement for Maryland yet? No? You don't 
like social events. Well, maybe, you're interested in a good game of 
trivia? Here is some Maryland trivia for you: 

1. What is the oldest academic building? 

2. Where does Maryland's resident piano-playing ghost reside? 

3. How can you be assured of passing your finals? 

4. Where is a concrete slide rule located? 

5. Where was the first Ritchie Colosieum? 

Answers: 1. Morrill Hall 

2. Marie Mount Hall 

3. Rub Testudo's nose. He is located in front of 
McKeldin Library. 

4. The new Engineering Building was designed to look 
like a slide rule on the front and a calculator on the 

5. Annapolis Hall. Now it is a male dorm and soon to 
be renovated. 

Now you can be assured of winning a competitive game of Maryland 
Trivial Pursuit. 

Maryland Traditions don't end with the fall semester. As you move 
through the exciting days of the fall semester, with its harvest moons, 
windy and rainy days and snow falls, you will welcome the signs of 
the spring semester. A definite sign is the transition of Byrd Stadium. 
Here sweat shirt clad football fans are transformed into oil-covered 
sun worshippers as Byrd Stadium becomes Byrd Beach. With the warm 
weather arrival we not only see transition but a one-week migration 
to Lauderdale, the Keys, Miami, or anywhere but College Park. IT'S 

Spring semester brings warmth, romance and fun. Maybe you'll find 
a spark of romance as you walk through the Kissing Tunnel located 
on the South Chapel Lawn. As the heat intensifies and it's harder to 
make your "prime sunning hour" classes, Greek Week and April Fest 
arrive to tempt you even more. Once you've recuperated from the "rites 
of spring" activities, the books start calling your name. 

Finals week has begun and your home becomes the Undergraduate 
Library's 24 hour room. Once finals are over and the dorms close, 
we say farewell 'til next fall and get ready for the new Freshman class. 
To those of you graduating, we thank you for being part of a Maryland 

Anatomy of the University Seal 

The earl's helmet 

Calvert Family shield 


Crossland family shie 

The earl's coror 

Year Medical School founded 


ear University' of Maryland consolidat 

Manly deeds (translation) 

Womanly words (translation) 

Year Agricultural School chartered in College Park 

The University Seal is an adaption of the Great Seal of 1648 of the 
state of Maryland. The Seal bears a shield of the coats of arms of the 
Calvert and Crossland families, Maryland's first settlers. Topping the 
shield are an earl's coronet and a helmet. The farmer and fisherman 
on either side of the shield symbolize the bounty of Maryland's land 
and waters. The three dates — 1807, 1856, and 1920 — represent 
significant developments in the University's history: founding of the 
Maryland Medical College in Baltimore, chartering of the Maryland 
Agricultural College in College Park, and the merger of these two 
5 campuses into the University of Maryland. 




Maryland Victory 

Maryland we're all behind you, 
Raise High the black and gold, 
For there is nothing half so glorious, 
As to see our team victorious. 

We've got the team boys. 

We've got the steam boys. 

So keep on fighting, don't give in. 

M-A-R-Y-I^A-N-D, Maryland will win! 

Fight Song 

Fight, fight, fight for Maryland, 
Honor now her name again. 
Push up the score. 
Keep on fighting for more. 
For Maryland, GO TERPS! 

And we will fight, fight fight for terrapins, 
Keep on fighting 'till we win. 
So sing out our song as we go marching along, 
To victory!!! 



Alma Mater 

Hail Alma Mater, 
Hail to thee Maryland, 
Steadfast in loyalty, 
For thee we stand. ...... 

Love for the black and gold, 
Deep in our hearts we hold. 
Singing thy praise forever, 
Throughout the land. 



A New Way of Life: The Dorm 

What to bring for your new room: 

• Fan 

• Posters 

• Bucket for shower items 

• Bookends 

• Desk lamp 

• Radio 

• Typewriter 

• Scissors 

• Stapler 

• Pencil sharpener 

• Container for pens & pencils 

• Bed spread (neutral colors) 

• Twin sheets 

• Curtain 

• Some winter clothes 

• Extension cords 

• Plug extenders 

• Memo board 

• Stationary, envelopes, stamps 

• And anything you need to make your room comfortable 

• Bring stereo, TV, rug, refrigerator, . . . later 

How to get along with your new roomate: 

• Talk to one another 

• Go to your RA about problems 

• Go in with an open mind 

• Talk about expectations 

• Compromise about room duties 

• Ask your RA for a roomate starter 
kit to get things started right 

• Above all, respect the rights of one another 

• Don't forget a vital resource, your RA 

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28 29 30 

Friday 8 

Friday 1 

Saturday 9 

Saturday 2 

Sunday 10 

Sunday 3 

Monday 11 

Monday 4 

Tuesday 12 

Tuesday 5 

Last day to cancel on-campus housing without 
financial obligation 

Wednesday 13 

Wednesday 6 

Thursday 14 

Thursday 7 

Friday 15 

Saturday 16 

Sunday 24 

Sunday 17 

Monday 25 

Monday 18 

Tuesday 26 

Tuesday 19 

Wednesday 27 

Wednesday 20 

Thursday 28 

First new student residence hall check in 
First day of New Resident Orientation 

Thursday 21 

Friday 29 

Last day to cancel registration 
Residence Hall check in til 9/2 

Friday 22 

Saturday 30 

Saturday 23 

Sunday 31 

UNAPS Show you the Way 
Around Campus 

What are UMaps? 

UMaps are a series of six illustrated guides to areas of study, 
jobs, organization, and activities at UMCP. The guides organize 
campus options and opportunities into six interest areas. AT LEAST 
one of them is JUST for YOU! 

UMaps can help you to: 

• find the right major 

• meet other students who share your interests 

• explore some potential careers 

• get involved in some activities that really interest you 

• get some career-related work experience 

• take some interesting courses 

Here are some ways students have found UMaps to be helpful: 

"I don't know what I want to do when I graduate." 

It is important that you begin career exploration early, at the 
same time you choose courses and extracurricular activities. Each 
UMap lists career possibilities which you can investigate as you look 
at internship, volunteer, and part-time job opportunities that relate 
to your interests. 

"I don't know what courses to take." 

UMaps can help you find interesting courses open to non-majors 
which fulfill USP requirements and do not have any prerequisite 
courses or knowledge. Because each UMap list courses across divi- 
sions, they can help you avoid stereotyping academic departments. 

*'I have no idea what to major in." 

Look over the areas of study listed on each UMap you have 
selected. You'll find that some of them overlap: this may be a good 
starting point for you. Why not take a course or two in some of 
those departments to see which appeal to you? 

You can start to use UMaps by attending the Stamp Union Party 
on the next page. Pick up your own personal UMaps at the Office 
of Commuter Affairs, 1195 Stamp Union or the Career Develop- 
ment Center, 3121 Hornbake - South Wing. 

Stamp Union Party 

A party in the Stamp Union is pictured below. Students with similar 
interests have drawn together in separate corners of the room. 



Practical and straightforward, 
these students enjoy outdoor 
work, physical activity, and 
working with tools, machines 
and animals. 


These students are analytical 
and inquisitive, prefer solving 
abstract problems, and like 
theoretical scientific work. 


These students are systematic 
and organized, and they like to 
work with data and numbers. 


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students are attracted to the 
visual and performing arts and 


Enthusiastic and persuasive, 
these students enjoy positions 
of leadership, public affairs, and 


These students are helpful and 
friendly, and they enjoy working 
with and for others through 
teaching, athletics, and health. 

1. Which corner of the room would you instinctively be drawn to because it contained 
students with interests most similar to yours? Write the name of that group here 

2. .After 15 minutes, everyone in the corner that you had first selected leaves to go 
get a pizza. Which group would you choose next? Write the name of that group here 

3. .After another 15 minutes, the second group decides to go to the Vous. Of the re- 
maining groups, which would you like to join now? Write the name of that group here 

'This exercise was originally developed by Richard N. Belles of The Quick Job 
Hunting Map. U'e adapted it from the Placement Manual of the UMCP Career 
Development Center. We encourage you to check out the further resources of the 
CDC Library, 3121 Hombake. 



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ISR One-Pitch Softball, Coed One-Pitch Softball 

Monday 1 

Tuesday 9 

Labor Day 

Tuesday 2 

Wednesday 10 

First day of classes 

ISR Badminton Singles, Flag Football. Coed 
Volleyball. Tennis Singles. Outdoor Soccer 

Wednesday 3 

Thursday 11 

Thursday 4 

Friday 12 

Stamp Union All-Niter 

Friday 5 

Saturday 13 

MARYLAND vs. Vanderbllt 

Saturday 6 

Sunday 14 

MARYLAND at Pittsburgh 

Sunday 7 

Monday 15 

ISR Golf. Badminton Doubles 
Last day of Schedule Adjustment 

Grandparent's Day 

Last day to apply for December '86 graduation 

Tuesday 16 

Wednesday 24 

Wednesday 17 

First Look Fair 

Thursday 25 

Thursday 18 

First Look Fair 

Friday 26 

Friday 19 

Saturday 27 

MARYLAND vs. N.C. State 

Saturday 20 

MARYLAND at West Virginia 

Sunday 28 

Sunday 21 

Monday 29 

ISR Volleyball Cross Country 

Monday 22 

Tuesday 30 

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Breaking Away 

Entering college is a new experience that contains exciting as well 
as threatening adventures. Going into a new collegiate setting is much 
like traveling in a foreign land. There is a different language to adapt 
to, new buildings to locate, and new friends and acquaintances to make. 
College is an exciting time, but it is also a time filled with major ad- 
justments and some disappointments. 

Now is the time for you as a student to begin to take responsibility 
for yourself and your college experience. It is important for you to 
find out about the many services and resources that Maryland has to 
offer. How do you start becoming a part of the University of Maryland 

Obviously the first thing that you have to become interested in and 
do well in is your academics. In spite of the many outside activities 
that are available at Maryland, your academics are the most impor- 
tant reason that you are here. It is important for you to obtain good 
study skills and do well in your classes. The very first step in becom- 
ing a college student is to become involved with your classes, and learn 
to be an active participant in your education. 

It is important to understand however, not all of your education 
takes place inside of the classroom. The learning that takes place out- 
side of the classroom is very important to your total educational 
development. An important part of your college experience will come 
from involvement in your college community. Meeting students from 
different places, understanding and accepting value systems that are 
contrary to the values you believe in, becoming involved in develop- 
ment services and clubs can give you many skills that will help you 
become a better rounded individual. It is important for you to equip 
yourself with social skills, organizational skills, and a better under- 
standing into the nature of human beings. 

Welcome to the campus community. I'm glad that you have chosen 

Gerry Strumpf, Director of Orientation 

S M T W T F S 

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Wednesday 8 

Wednesday 1 

Thursday 9 

Thursday 2 

Friday 10 

Friday 3 

Saturday 11 

MARYLAND vs. Boston College 

Saturday 4 

Rosh Hashanah 

Sunday 12 

Sunday 5 

Monday 13 

Yom Kippur 
Columbus Day 

Monday 6 

ISR Table Tennis Singles 

Tuesday 14 

Tuesday 7 

Wednesday 15 

Thursday 16 

Boss's Day 

Friday 24 

Friday 17 

Saturday 25 


Saturday 18 


MARYLAND vs. Wake Forest 

Sunday 26 

Sukkot Ends 
Mother-ln-Law's Day 

Sunday 19 


Monday 27 

ISR Table Tennis Doubles, Mens Dormitory 

Monday 20 

ISR One-onOne Basketball 

Tuesday 28 

Tuesday 21 

Wednesday 29 

Wednesday 22 

Thursday 30 

Thursday 23 

Friday 31 


It's Not Only What You Know 
It's What You Do 

Go to college, study a little ... or a lot, have some fun, get a job 
... is a typical way to view a college education. If only it were that 
simple! A few of the best and brightest college students can merrily 
waltz through their college years and wind up with a great job after 
graduation. Most of us, however, do well to give some thought and 
planning to our college years. 

Often, there is a tendency to choose a college major based on 
"Where the jobs appear to be." Nothing could be further from the 
truth. Answering hard questions such as "What to major in" and 
"What careers are best for me" requires serious thinking . . . and work. 

Identifying, examining, exploring what you like (interests) . . . what 
you do well (skills) . . . and what you care about (values) is the first 
step to making good career decisions. Here's a few other tips. 

• Learn more about specific careers by getting acquainted with 
resources in the Career Development Center library (books, audio & 
videotapes, files, computerized information) . . . talking to faculty . . . 
attending Career Fairs and other activities about careers . . . inter- 
viewing UMCP Alumni Career Mentors. 

• Talk with Counselors in the Career Development Center (3rd 
Floor Hornbake Library), Counseling Center (Shoemaker Hall), or 
Undergraduate Advising Center (1117 Hornbake Library) to start. 

• Experience your career choice before graduation part-time or sum- 
mer jobs (Job Referral Service, 3rd Floor Hornbake Library) ... in- 
ternships or cooperative education experience (experiential Learning 
Programs, 0119 Hornbake Library.) 

Make contact with these offices early in your college years - don't 
wait until it's too late or you get so involved in other aspects of col- 
lege that you're one of those who graduate and say, "I never knew 
there was someone to help." 

And what about faculty and T.A.'s? Get to know them! Teachers 
and staff at UMCP can make a difference by helping you put together 
college courses and opportunities that fit your career interests, assist 
in special class projects that can give you valuable skills to get a bet- 
ter job. help you make job contacts, write important letters of recom- 
mendation, and help you have fun while you're doing it! 

On a campus the size of College Park, it's easy to lose yourself in 
the crowd, it takes awareness and assertiveness. Start now. Get to 
know the faculty, staff and services that are here to help you make 
your college years the beginning of an exciting career future! It's 
not only what you know, it's what you do. 

Dr. Linda Gast, Director, Career Development Center 

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Saturday 8 

MARYLAND at Penn State 

Saturday 1 

MARYLAND at Univ. of North Carolina 

Sunday 9 

Sunday 2 

Monday 10 

Last day to drop a class with a 'W 

Monday 3 

Tuesday 11 

Veterans Day 

Tuesday 4 

Election Day 

Wednesday 12 

Wednesday 5 

Thursday 13 

Thursday 6 

Friday 14 

Friday 7 

Saturday 15 

MARYLAND vs. Clemson in Baltimore 

Sunday 16 

Monday 24 

Monday 17 

ISR Terrapin Tip-Off Classic 

Tuesday 25 

Tuesday 18 

Wednesday 26 

Residence Hails close for Thanksgiving Recess 
7 p.m. 

(Except Ellicott and South Hill Conuiiunities) 

Wednesday 19 

Thursday 27 

Thanksgiving Day 

Thursday 20 

Friday 28 

Friday 21 

Saturday 29 

Saturday 22 

MARYLAND at Univ. of Virginia 

Sunday 30 

Residence Halls reopen 10 a.m. 

Sunday 23 


Important Notice! 

DO NOT go on to the month of December until you have your 
UMaps! If you don't have them yet, turn back to September and the 
Stamp Union Party. Or, when you have your UMaps, look over the 
ARE YOU-CAN YOU-LIKE TO sections on the upper left of each 
of the six UMaps and select the ones that sound most like you. 

Here are some ways students have found UMaps to be helpful: 

'Tm totally overwhelmed by the size of this place; I just 
can't take it all in/' 

The sheer size of the campus and the numbers of options are 
bewildering to many students. UMaps can reduce the confusion because 
they organize the campus according to areas of interest. Look over 
the listings on the UMaps you have selected. By starting with these, 
you can get to feel comfortable quickly because you are apt to meet 
other students who share your interests. 

"I just want to get through and get a job." 

Taking a "tunnel vision" attitude makes it more difficult to enter 
the job market. It's wise to get a variety of experiences while you're 
here which will enhance the value of your degree. UMaps list organiza- 
tions, activities, internships, volunteer and co-op placements, and part- 
time job options, along with the campus resources available to help 
you locate them. 

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Monday 8 

Monday 1 

Financial Aid Applications for 1987-88 available 
for distribution 

Tuesday 9 

Tuesday 2 

Wednesday 10 


Wednesday 3 

Thursday 11 

Thursday 4 

Friday 12 

Last day to withdraw from Fall Semester 
Last day of cl<tsses 

Friday 5 

Saturday 13 

Saturday 6 

Sunday 14 

Sunday 7 

Monday 15 

Finals Week 

Tuesday 16 

Wednesday 24 

Christmas Eve 

Wednesday 17 

Thursday 25 

Christmas Day 

Thursday 18 

Friday 26 

Friday 19 

Saturday 27 


Saturday 20 

Sunday 28 

Sunday 21 

Monday 29 

Last day to cancel on-campus housing for Spring 
Semester without financial obligation 

Monday 22 

Tuesday 30 

Tuesday 23 

Residence Halls close for semester recess 

Wednesday 31 

New Year's Eve 


Starting the Perfect 

This is a time of contradictions. New Year's resolutions may already 
be broken, but goals for the new semester are just being defined. 

The problem is that these contradictions raise anxiety. We end up 
neither resolving the old nor moving ahead with the new. One of the 
most common causes is by the irrational beliefs we hold about goals. 
For example: 

times have you heard someone say "This semester I'm going to study 
four hours every day and all day Sunday." Or "I'm not going to argue 
with my roommate for the rest of the year." There's nothing wrong 
with challenging yourself to do better, but a reasonable goal doesn't 
demand perfection. 

more uplifting to say "I'm going to be a better human being," but 
it is more helpful to be specific and concrete: "This semester I'll try 
to be more assertive with my roommate about partying in the room 
late at night." After all, why should you expect yourself to achieve 
your life goals in one semester? 

promised yourself to stick with your diet. But then there's this party 
with a pizza that's just oozing cheese— and you can't resist. Or you 
get a B on the paper you were sure would get you an A. It is natural 
to feel disappointed, but if secretly the feeling is dark despair, you've 
probably found a way to convince yourself that you are a complete 
failure and unworthy of regard because of your lapse. 

What these beliefs have in common is the expectation that we be 
perfect. Look at how you feel about your hopes for the new semester. 
If you are more anxious and overwhelmed than hopeful you may have 
a problem. Ask yourself what will happen if you don't accomplish 
everything. Then ask yourself if it is true. For example, is it true that 
going off your diet means you are a failure? Is it true that your parents 
will literally kill you if you don't have a 4.0? These questions will help 
lessen the anxiety. Then it is easier to handle the disappointment, set 
more reasonable goals, and move on. 

Anna Beth Payne, Counselor, Trinity College 

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Thursday 8 

Thursday 1 

New Year's Day 

Friday 9 

Friday 2 

Saturday 10 

Saturday 3 

Sunday 11 

Sunday 4 

Monday 12 

Monday 5 

Tuesday 13 

Tuesday 6 

Wednesday 14 

Wednesday 7 

Thursday 15 

Martin Luther King Jr.'s Birthday 

Last recommended date to mail completed FAF 
to insure h>eing on time 

Friday 16 

Saturday 24 

Saturday 17 

Sunday 25 

Sunday 18 

Monday 26 

First day of classes 

ISR Basketball, Fraternity Bowling, Raquetball 

Singles, Squash Singles 

Monday 19 

Tuesday 27 

Tuesday 20 

Wednesday 28 

ISR Mens Open/Women's/GFS Bowling 

Wednesday 21 

Thursday 29 

Thursday 22 

Friday 30 

First Residence Halls check in for new students 

Friday 23 

FLast day to cancel registration 

Saturday 31 

Facing Changing Values 

The next four years of college will be some of the most stimulating 
and challenging of your life. You will be exposed to new ideas, dif- 
ferent people, alternative lifestyles and opposing belief systems— all 
of which can be very exciting. But it can also be somewhat scary. 

For along with these new experiences comes a questioning of 
yourself, your values, and beliefs about the world. There will be times 
when you feel confused and anxious about this new information- 
times when you question who you are and what you believe. 

In the face of this confusion, keep in mind that you do have choices. 
Sometimes your confusion and questioning will lead you to modify 
your existing beliefs and values while other times you will become 
more committed to them. Also remember that being in a state of con- 
fusion and questioning about yourself and your values is okay. After 
all, questioning is the first stage of learning; it is the first step to becom- 
ing a better person. 

Finally, if you find it difficult to sort through this new information 
and where you stand, don't be afraid to ask for help. Many of the peo- 
ple around you are going through or have gone through similar ex- 
periences. Talking to friends, professors, residence hall staff, counseling 
center staff, or others in the campus community can give you a sense 
of perspective, make you feel better, and help you realize that you're 
not alone. 

Dr. Kathy Zamostny, Counseling Center 









































Sunday 8 

Sunday 1 

Monday 9 

ISR Weightlifting 

Monday 2 

ISR Coed Basketball 

Tuesday 10 

Tuesday 3 

Wednesday 11 

Wednesday 4 

Thursday 12 

Lincoln's Birthday 

Thursday 5 

Friday 13 

Friday 6 

Last day of Schedule Adjustment 

Last day to change from Full-Time to Part-Time 

Last day to apply for May '87 Graduation 

Saturday 14 

Valentine's Day 

Saturday 7 

Sunday 15 

Priority submission date for the 1987-88 Financia 
Aid Application ' 

Monday 16 

Washington's Birthday Celebration 
ISR Foul Sh(K)tin(J 

Tuesday 24 

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Wednesday 25 

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Friday 27 

Friday 20 

Saturday 28 

Saturday 21 

Sunday 22 

Washington's Birthday 

Monday 23 


A Note on Nutrition 

The Department of Dining Services provides students with nutri- 
tionally balanced meals, a varied menu, and special dinner evenings. 
Selections at breakfast include various styles of eggs, traditional 
breakfast meats, cereals, fruits, and bakery fresh doughnuts and 
pastries. Casseroles, a deli menu and a grill line are featured at lunch. 
A complete salad bar and yogurt bar are available at lunch and din- 
ner. For dinner, students find two hot entrees, a vegetarian entree, 
two vegetables and on campus freshly baked breads and desserts. Three 
fresh fruits are available at all meals. 

Special menu preparations are available for students on special diets. 
Diet counseling appointments are held in room 1150 South Campus 
Dining Hall to discuss the student's menu needs and Dining Services 
menu items. Every time a fried entree is on the menu a baked entree 
is also available. Many students find their diets manageable without 
special preparations simply by understanding all of the menu alter- 
natives. The Dining Services News is published weekly and contains 
the week's menu. This enables all students to plan their own diets. 

Bon Appetit! 

Louise Piper, Dining Services 








































Sunday 8 

Sunday 1 

Monday 9 

ISR Racquetball Doubles. Handball Doubles 

Monday 2 

Tuesday 10 

ISR Softball, Coed Softball, Horseshoes Singles, 
Indoor Soccer 

Tuesday 3 

Wednesday 11 

Wednesday 4 

Ash Wednesday 

Thursday 12 

Thursday 5 

Friday 13 

All Residence Halls close for Spring Break 7 p.m. 

Friday 6 

Saturday 14 

Saturday 7 

Sunday 15 

Monday 16 

Spring Break til 3/22 
ISR Wnstlinn 

Tuesday 24 

Tuesday 17 

St. Patricks Day 

Wednesday 25 

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Thursday 26 

Thursday 19 

Friday 27 

Friday 20 

Saturday 28 

Saturday 21 

Sunday 29 

) Sunday 22 

. Rtsidenct Halls rtopen at end of Spring Break 
1 10 am 

Monday 30 

ISR Tennis Doubles. Horseshoes Doubles 

) Monday 23 

Tuesday 31 

Choosing A Major 

Haven't chosen a major yet? Thinking about changing out of the 
major you're already in? You have lots of company among your fellow 
students! It's estimated that almost halfoiihe entering freshman class 
haven't chosen a major— even if they say they have. And, on the 
average, students at College Park change majors two or three times 
while they're here. So there's certainly nothing unusual about not hav- 
ing a major right away or about changing to a new one. 

Unfortunately, some students take more than is really necessary to 
make their choice, mostly because they wait for "inspiration" to strike 
or for something to "interest" them. It just doesn't work that way! 
Choosing a major takes time, some persistence, a lot of decision 
making, and a personal interest in your own future. It can also be 
a lot of fun! 

Here are some "tips" to think about. Go see an advisor or career 
counselor for more information and assistance: 

• Learn a lot about yourself. Think about interests, skills, abilities. 
Think about what you would like to do with your life after get- 
ting your degree. Look to see if you can tie all of these together 
and "fit" them into some major offered here. 

• Find out about the job market and the kinds of opportunities 
you can expect to find once you graduate in a particular major. 

• Consider your own feelings about going on to a graduate or pro- 
fessional school. For some majors this is expected. 

• Get to know about the many academic opportunities which are 
available here at College Park. Some students overlook good 
courses and good programs simply because they don't know 
they're being offered. 

• Be confident about your ability to make good choices. You know 
more about your expectations for yourself than anyone else! 

Remember, there won't be just one, right, "perfect" major for you. 
There'll be at least several that will look good. Pick the one that best 

MAY 1987 
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Last day to drop a class with a 'W 

Friday 3 

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Palm Sunday 

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Good Friday 

Saturday 25 

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Monday 27 

ISR Home Run Derby 

Monday 20 

ISR Track & Field 

Tuesday 28 

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Wednesday 22 

Thursday 30 

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Getting Involved 

Most new students come to the University seeking ways of getting 
involved. You may know that involvement in out-of-class activities is 
an excellent way to make new friends, expand your interests, learn 
more about yourself and others, and really become a part of campus 
life. Students who get involved are more likely to stay in school and 
graduate. Yet as a new member of the campus community - with classes, 
friends and maybe a part-time job - how can you find out more about 
getting involved? 

A good place to start is the Office of Campus Activities. Located 
in 1191 Stamp Union. Campus Activities serves as a major resource 
for student groups. We publish Pathfinder, which describes our stu- 
dent groups, a Registered Student Organization Directory, which lists 
contact information for over 360 student organizations, and The One 
Minute Newsletter, a biweekly calendar and information source. 

If you really want to become involved, keep your eyes open for 
Diamondback announcements and the numerous flyers posted on 
kiosks around campus. This is how most student groups get the word 
out. Don't be afraid to go to an initial meeting just to listen and check 
it out! 

Whether you're interested in contacting the Ski Club, finding out 
about concerts and plays, improving your leadership skills, or star- 
ting your own student group, don't let a lack of know-how keep you 
from getting started. Stop by the Office of Campus Activities. We'll 
be glad to help! 

Diana R. Jackson, Assistant Director, Office of Campus Activities 

JUNE 1987 
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Saturday 2 

Sunday 10 

Mother's Day 

Sunday 3 

Monday 11 

Monday 4 

Tuesday 12 

Tuesday 5 

Wednesday 13 

Wednesday 6 

Thursday 14 

Last day of classes 

Last day to withdraw from semester 

Thursday 7 

Friday 15 

Finals Week 

Saturday 16 

Sunday 24 

Sunday 17 

Monday 25 

Memorial Day 

Monday 18 

Tuesday 26 


Tuesday 19 

Wednesday 27 

Wednesday 20 

Thursday 28 

Thursday 21 

Friday 29 

Friday 22 

Saturday 30 

Saturday 23 

Last day of finals examinations 
Residence Halls close for Spring Semester 

Sunday 31 

Budgeting Your Time 

"I never have enough time!" Ever had that problem? many people 
do; salesmen, people in business, college professors, even college 
students. Sometimes it feels as though the harder we work, the fur- 
ther behind we fall. 

Time management begins with the assumption that we can control 
time if we use a few f<iirly simple techniques. In the ABC Time Manage- 
ment System the first step is to find 5 or 10 minutes each day to plan. 
The next step in managing time is to make a list of all the things that 
we want to accomplish in a given amount of time (a semester, a week, 
or, perhaps best, a given day). After you list all the things you want, 
need or should do that day, prioritize the items on the list using "A" 
to designate the most important items, "B" to make the next most 
important, and "C" to indicate things that need to be done but that 
really aren't that important to you. When you finish prioritizing you 
should have identified the two or three most important things you 
want to do that day. 

The next step is probably the hardest part of time management, get 
the items you marked "A" completed! When you have available time 
start working on those items you have marked "B". Suppose you on- 
ly have fifteen minutes? It is better for you to complete a little bit 
of one of the top priorities than it is to complete two or three unim- 
portant tasks. Some people call this technique "Work smarter, not 
harder". It is not the quantity of work you do, it is whether you com- 
pleted the most important things you have to do. 

A second time management technique is to schedule your time, allot- 
ting time for class, study, work, recreation, etc. Using this technique 
you first write in committed time such as classes. Then carefully decide 
on when is the best time for you to schedule other activities. You may 
decide that you can study two hours each weekday from 3-5, and on 
Sunday through Wednesday evenings from 7-10. At any given time 
all you need to do is check your schedule to see if you have commit- 
ted that time or if it is free time. 

Dr. John Van Brunt, Director, Learning Assistance Service 

JULY 1987 
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Tuesday 23 

Dealing with Stress 

As a college student, there will be many demands placed upon you— 
by professors and coursework, by friends and family, and by you. 
STRESS is your body's physical and emotional reaction to these 
demands or pressures. You can't expect to eliminate stress from your 
college life; nor would you want to. Optimal levels of stress keep you 
alert and help you perform well. Stress is a sign that you are alive 
and well and meeting the challenges of campus life. It is only when 
stress becomes extreme or is never-ending or when you don't have 
the necessary coping skills that it becomes a problem by turning into 

There are many ways to cope with the pressures of being a student 
and to prevent yourself from becoming distressed. Some of these 

1. Be prepared for activities or events in your life— be they academic 
or social. Letting things go until the last minute is a sure way to in- 
crease pressure beyond your tolerance point. 

2. Take care of yourself physically. Get enough sleep, try to eat well 
and regularly, and get regular exercise. Your general physical condi- 
tion is an important factor in determining how well you tolerate stress. 

3. Take care of yourself mentally. Compliment yourself on your ef- 
forts and accomplishments. Avoid being overly critical of yourself. 
Much pressure is internally imposed by being too hard on yourself. 

4. Schedule some type of relaxation into your daily routine. Relax- 
ing, enjoyable activities help you unwind from the day's pressure and 
regroup for tomorrow's. 

5. Don't be afraid to ask for help or seek support from friends. One 
of the best ways to alleviate stress is to spend time with people you 
like— talking over problems or just having a good time. 

6. Finally, if you find yourself overwhelmed and distressed, seek help 
from one of the many campus resources available to you. The Counsel- 
ing Center offers stress management workshops as well as counseling 
to help you better cope with pressure. The Learning Assistance Ser- 
vice, your dormitory staff, and the faculty are all there to help you. 

Dr. Kathy Zamostny, Counseling Center 

AUGUST 1987 
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Saturday 4 

Independence Day 

Sunday 12 

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iSttu^^ Q^tiSoo^ 

It's Academic 

A general academic overview, academic 
support services, and libraries. 

Academic Advising 

To get some academic advice, go see your academic advisor. 
Everybody has one. If you've decided on a major, look in the Schedule 
of Classes or check your department for the person to contact. 

Don't worry if you haven't decided on a major yet. Undecided 
students can always see an advisor at the Undergraduate Advising 
Center in room 1117 of the Hornbake Library. 

At least once a semester it's a good idea to get together with your 
advisor to choose courses, check requirements and make sure you're 
on the right track. However, don't limit your visits to registration times. 
Whenever you need it, advisors will help you find information about 
such things as career choices, the job market, internships, special work 
opportunities, etc. 

Don't wait until your senior year— see an advisor NOW! They are 
here to make your academic life less traumatic and more productive. 

For more information, be sure to check the current Undergraduate 
Catalog and the Schedule of Classes, or call 454-2733 or 454-3040. 

Pre-Professional Advising 

Although Pre-medicine, Pre-dentistry, Pre:veterinary medicine, etc. 
are not majors, there are specific courses students need to take in 
order to qualify for admission to professional studies in these areas 
after graduation. Particular faculty members have been designated as 
advisors for students planning to apply for admission to schools of 
medicine, dentistry, podiatry, osteopathic medicine, optometry and 
veterinary medicine. Students should consult these advisors in addi- 
tion to their major advisors early in their college careers. These ad- 
visors can be particularly helpful in providing accurate information 
about what is required for professional school admission and helping 
students develop appropriate strategies for gaining admission. 

Names and office locations of the pre-professional advisors appear 
in each edition of the "Schedule of Classes." 


General Academic Information 

New Academic College Breakdown For UMCP 
As of July 1, 1986 

College of Life Sciences 
College of Agriculture 

College of Arts and Humanities 
College of Journalism 
School of Architecture 

College of Behavioral and Social Sciences 
College of Business and Management 
School of Public Affairs 

College of Education 

College of Human Ecology 

College of Library and Information Services 

College of Physical Education. Recreation, and Health 

College of Computers, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences 
College of Engineering 

Dean for Undergraduate Studies 
General Studies 
Individual Studies 
General Honors 

Allied Health 

Academic Division Breakdown For UMCP 
Prior to July 1, 1986 

ALSC Division of Agricultural and Life Sciences 

College of Agriculture 
Other Departments 

A&H Division of Arts and Humanities 

School of Architecture 
College of Journalism 
Other Departments 


BSOS Division of Behavioral and Social Sciences 

College of Business and Management 
Other Departments 

DHCR Division of Human and Community Resources 

College of Education 
College of Human Ecologg 
College of Library and Information Services 
College of Physical Education, Recreation, and Health 

MPSE Division of Mathematical and Physical Sciences 

and Engineering 
College of Engineering 
Other Departments 

OTHER Dean for Undergraduate Studies 
AREAS Undecided 

General Studies 

Individual Studies 

General Honors 

Allied Health 

University Studies Program 


Fundamental Studies (9 credits): 

• ENGL 101, lOlX or 101 A (3 credits); ENGL 391 or 393 (3 

MATH 110 or any higher level (3 credits) 

• Must be completed (except for ENGL 391 or 393) by the time stu- 
dent has completed 30 credit hours 

Distributive Studies (24-25 credits): 

• Culture and History (2 courses, 6 credits); 

• Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2 courses(l as a lab). 6-7 credits) 

• Literature and the Arts (2 departments, 2 courses); 

• Social and Behavioral Sciences (2 courses, 6 credits) 

Advanced Studies (6 credits): 

• Development of Knowledge (3 credits); Analysis of Human Prob- 
lems (3 credits) 

• After 56 completed credit hours from 2 separate departments out- 
side of major 

General University Requirements 

(Matriculate college before May 1980) 
30 credit hours total 
9 credits at 300 level or above 

Junior English— 391 or 393 after student completes 56 credits 
Freshman English— may count toward 30 credits total, and in ad- 
dition to 12 maximum credits in Area *'C", but not as 6 minimum 
Must fulfill the following: 6-12 credits in AREA "A" (AGRI, LISC, 
and Area "C" (ARCH, ARHU, JOUR) 

Grading Options and other Symbols 

Regular (R)-A. B. C. D. F 

Pass/Fail (P/F)— After first 15 credits, no more than 20% of total credits 

Audit (A)— No grade, only a seat in the class 

Satisfactory/Fail (S/F)— See P/F; for internships 

Withdraw (W) 

Incomplete (I) 

No Grade Reported (NGR) 

Computing Averages 

Numerical Equivalents of grades: A = 4; B = 3; C = 2; 

D = 1; F = 

Use the following formulas: 

1. Quality Points of a course (QPs) = Number of credits for the course 
multiplied by the numerical equivalent of the grade received in the 

2 . Grade Point Average (GPA) = Quality Points Earned divided by 
the Number of credits attempted. 

Minimum Requirements for Satisfactory Undergraduate 
Progress and Graduation 

1. \ minimum of 120 credits of successfully completed (not I, F, 
or W) course credits is required for graduation in any degree cur- 
riculum. Credits transferred or earned during prior admissions 
terminating in academic dismissal or withdrawal and followed by 
readmission, will be applicable toward meeting credit requirements 
for a degree. 

2. Academic retention is based solely upon grade point average 
(G.P.A.). The significance of the cumulative grade point average 
(cumulative G.P.A.) varies according to the number of credits 

a. Semester Academic Honors will be awarded to a student who 
completes within any given semester 12 or more credits (ex- 
cluding courses with grades of P and S) with a semester G.P.A. 
of 3.500 or higher. This notation will be placed on the in- 
dividual's transcript. 62 

b . Satisfactory Performance applies to those students with a 
cumulative G.P.A. between 4.000 and 2.000 

3. Students with cumulative G. P.A. of less than 2.000 fall into three 
categories: Unsatisfactory Performance, Academic Warning, and 
Academic Dismissal. The cumulative G.P.A. that defines each 
of the categories varies according to the credit level as noted below: 





























Credits completed with grades A, B, C, D and F, but not P and 
S, will be used in computation of the semester and cumulative 
G.P.A. with values of 4.000, 3.000, 2.000. 1.000 and 0.000 respec- 
tively. Marks of I, W and NGR will not be used in the computa- 
tion of semester and cumulative G.P.A. 

5. a . Students with an unsatisfactory performance for any semester 
will be urged in writing to consult their advisors. 

b . Students on academic warning will have this fact noted on their 
transcripts and will be urged in writing to consult with their 
advisors prior to the beginning of the next semester. Students 
who receive an academic warning in any semester will not be 
allowed to add or drop courses in the following semester or 
to register for the next proposed registrations. 

c. Any student with 60 credits or more attempted and who 
thereafter received academic warning for two consecutive 
semesters will be academically dismissed. Students who are 
academically dismissed will have this action entered on their 

6, No student transferring to the University of Maryland, College 
Park Campus from outside the University of Maryland system will 
be subject to Academic Dismissal at the end of the first semester 
as long as the student obtains a cumulative G.P.A. of 0.23 or more. 
(A student who would otherwise be subject to Academic Dismissal 
will receive an Academic Warning.) Thereafter, such a student 
will be subject to the normal standards of academic progress. This 
provision does not apply to students reinstated or readmitted to 
63 the College Park Campus. 

A student who has been academically dismissed and who is 
reinstated will be academically dismissed again if minimum 
academic standards are not met by the end of the first semester 
after reinstatement (see 7b). in the computation of the 
cumulative G.P.A., all credits attempted at the University of 
Maryland will be used. 

Under unusual circumstances, the Faculty Petition Board may 
set more rigorous requirements for the semester in which a 
reinstated student returns, or may allow a lengthened period 
(not to exceed two semesters) to reach the minimum or set 
academic standards. 

8. A student may repeat any course: however no student may be 
registered for a course more than three times. If a student repeats 
a course in which he or she has already earned a mark of A, B, 
C, D, P or S, the subsequent attempt shall not increase the total 
hours earned toward the degree. Only the highest mark will be 
used in computation of the student's cumulative average. 

Under unusual circumstances, the student's dean may grant an 
exception to this policy. 

Any appeal from the regulations governing academic warning and 
academic dismissal shall be directed to the Faculty Petition Board 
which shall be authorized to grant relief in unusual cases if the 
circumstances warrant such action. 

Arbitrary and Capricious 
Grading Appeal Procedure 

If you feel that an instructor has given you an unfair grade, there 
is a policy that can help you. The Arbitrary and Capricious Grading 
Policy which is explained in detail in the Undergraduate Catalog is 
specifically designed to help students who have a grade dispute. Before 
filing a formal appeal, students are urged to resolve grievances infor- 
mally with the instructor or the Chair of the Department offering the 

University Studies Program Record 

Fundamental Studies: 9 credits 

ENGL If exempt, reason 

MATH If exempt, reason 

SAT Math Placement Test. 

ENGL 391/393— to be attempted after earning 56 credits 64 

Distributive Studies: 24-25 credits 
Area A: Cultural and Historical (6 credits, 2 courses) 




Area B: Natural Sciences and Mathematics (6 credits, 2 courses; 
one must be a laboratory science) 



Area C: Literature and the Arts (6 credits, 2 different 



Area D: Social and Behavioral Sciences (6 credits, 2 courses) 



Advanced Studies: (6 credits, 2 courses) to be attempted after earn- 
ing 56 credits, in two different departments outside of major 

Development of Knowledge 

Analysis of Human Problems 

Recommended Current Semester Schedule: 

Course Credits Code* 

Total Hours 

* Explanation of Codes: 

F = Fundamental Studies Requirement 

D = Distributive Studies Requirement 

A = Advanced Studies Requirement 

C = College Requirement 

E = Elective 

65 M = Major Requirement 

Advising Checklist 

The followinjj is a list of questions that you as a first semester stu- 
dent will probably want to ask your academic advisor, either today 
or at a future meeting. If you have any other questions for your ad- 
visor, feel free to ask them. 

Advisor Name Phone 

Office Building Room . 

How can you be contacted if problems arise? 

Transferring Credits and Requirements (For Transfer 

1. What courses from my previous school transfer? What are the 
equivalents here at UMCP? 

2. What requirements do my transfer credits fulfill? 

3. What general education requirement program am I in? GUR or 

4. What requirements of the University Studies Program do I need 
to fulfill? 

5. Are there language requirements and placement? 

6. What is the Math requirement; complete my Math Eligibility 

7. What requirements need to be met before graduation? 

8. Discuss an estimated date of graduation for me. 


1. Are all of my advised classes open? 

2. What is a "permission to oversubscribe a course" form, if needed? 

3. What classes do I need to waitlist if I can't get in? 

4. Are there some alternate courses in case my courses are filled? 

Registration Next Semester 

1. How do I preregister next semester and whom do I contact? 

2. Is there mandatory advising? 

3. When do I need to have a senior audit? 

Special Opportunities 

1. What are opportunities to study abroad and would it help? 

2. Would co-oping and/or interning be beneficial? 

3. Would summer school help? 

4. What is the procedure for taking classes at another college? 

5. What is the eligibility for honor societies (e.g.. Phi Beta Kappa, 
Commencement Honors, Departmental Honors, etc.)? 

6. What may I take Pass/Fail, and what are other grading options? 66 

Academic Success Kit 

The University of Maryland, College Park, is like a city, which like 
all new places, takes some getting used to. It can be overwhelming, 
but only if you let it. 

As you know, college is different from high school. Here, you have 
options, choices, and responsibility for yourself. No one is here to look 
over your shoulder or to remind you of what you should or need to 
be doing. Instead, there are many resources available— over 70 
academic departments, approximately 300 student organizations, and 
more than 20 offices or campus support services to help you get the 
education you want. All you have to do is learn how to use what the 
campus has to offer— by ASKing. 

The LAS offers various college success skills, a few of which are 
presented here. Learn to use these techniques— and never be afraid 
to ASK. 

Learning Assistance Service 

Shoemaker Hall M: 8:30 p.m. 

454-2935 TF: 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

Want to improve your study skills? Not sure which way is the best 
way to take notes & to study from your text? Perhaps you're getting 
anxious about taking exams. . .We can help! 

The Learning Assistance Service offers individualized programs in: 

• Time Management • Speed Reading 

• Listening and Notetaking • Examination Skills 

• Textbook Comprehension • Vocabulary Improvement 

• Spelling • Writing Skills 

• Grammar • Math Skills 

• English as a Second Language 

A complete library of pre-recorded materials supplements the in- 
dividualized study programs. Review materials for introductory 
mathematics (MATH 001, 110, 115) and chemistry (CHEM 101, 103) 
are available. 

One credit courses in study skills is offered each semester: 

• EDCP 108B— Introductory academic skills course, focusing on such 

areas as general study skills, time management 
techniques, and how to succeed in college. 

• EDCP 108M-Math Study Skills and Building Confidence 

• EDCP 108X-Study Skills for International Students 
Ongoing workshops are given on a weekly basis— skill areas vary 

by week, so check with the LAS receptionist for dates, topics and 
67 registration. 

MATH 110 & 115 

If you are taking Math 110 or Math 115, begin now! If you feel you 
are weak in math, the worst thing you can do is put off taking MATH 
110. The more time that has elapsed since your last math course, the 
more difficult it will be for you. If placement tests show you need to 
take the non-credit course MATH 001, you should do that in your 
first semester at College Park. If you qualify for MATH 110 or 115, 
do it as soon as possible. In order to meet Fundamental Studies Re- 
quirements, you are required to attempt one of these courses (or a 
higher numbered one) within your first 30 credits at College Park and 
to complete the course satisfactorily before you reach 60 credits. The 
Learning Assistance Service has a diagnositic skills test to assess your 
basic mathematical abilities. Self-help math materials are available to 
better prepare you to be successful in your college math courses. 


CHEN 101 & 103 

Taking Chem 101 or Chem 103? A series of audio-tutorial tapes 
are available at the Learning Assistance Service to reacquaint you with 
the basic concepts of chemistry— the mole concept, doing chemical 
calculations, Boyle's Law, etc. Each self-paced tape has a workbook. 
These refresher sessions offer explanations, practice, and drill. 

To Do List for 



1. List the things you want or need to do today. 

2. Prioritize your list using: "A" for the most important items; "B" 
for the next most important items; "C" for the least important 

3. Start with your "A's"! Even if you have half an hour available, you 
are farther ahead doing part of an "A" item than any of your "B's" 
or "C's". 

Work and Recreation Schedule 

Monday through Friday 9 to 5, is the standard 40 hour work week. 
For most students the standard 40 hour work week could be enough 
time to go to all of their classes and complete all of their study for 
59 those classes. 

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UMCP Trivia Quiz 

1. What percent of this year's freshman class will change majors 
before they graduate? 

a. 20% b. 40% c. 50% d. 60% e. 80% 

2. What percent of this year's freshman class will change majors twice 
before they graduate? 

a. 20% b. 40% c. 50% d. 60% e. 80% 

3. What percentage of this year's freshman class will earn a 
bachelor's degree within 4 years? 

a. 20% b. 40% c. 50% d. 60% e. 80% 

4. What percent of this year's freshman class will earn a bachelor's 
degree during their lifetime? 

a. 20% b. 40% c. 50% d. 60% e. 80% 

5. What percent of this year's freshman class expect to go on to 
professional or graduate school? 

a. 20% b. 40% c. 50% d. 60% e. 80% 


6. What percentage of this year's freshman class will probably go 
on to professional or graduate school? 

a. 20% b. 40% c. 50% d. 60% e. 80% 

7. During the Fall semester 1982, what percent of the grades in lower 
division courses (freshman and sophomore courses) were "A's"? 
a. 1% b. 5% c. 10% d. 20% e. 30% 

8. During each semester of 1983-84, what percent of the 
undergraduate students on this campus end up on academic 

a. 1% b. 5% c. 10% d. 20% e. 30% 

9. During each semester of 1983-84, about what percent of the 
undergraduate students on this campus are academically 

a. 1% b. 5% c. 10% d. 20% e. 30% 
10. During the Fall semester of 1982, how many of the lower divi- 
sion grades were "W's"? (W indicates that the course was drop- 
ped before the end of the ten weeks of classes.) 
a. 2,000 b. 3,000 c. 4,000 d. 5,000 e. 6.000 

Exam Skills Test 

The following is a hypothetical examination on which you could 
get every item correct by knowing some of the pitfalls in item 
construction. Circle the letter preceding the correct response. 

1. The purpose of the cluss in furmpaling is to remove 

a. cluss-prags b. tremalis c. doughs d. plumonts 

2. Trassig is true when 

a. lusps trasses the vom 

b. the viskal flans, if the viskal is donwil or zortil 

c. the begul 

d. dissles lisk easily 

3. The sigia frequently overfesks the trelsum because 

a. all sigias are mellious 

b. sigias are always votial 

c. the trelsum is usually tarious 

d. no trelsa are feskable 

4. The fribbled breg will minter best with an 

a. derst b. morst c. sortar d. ignu 

5. Among the reasons for tristal dross are 

a. the sabs foped and the foths tinzed 

b. the kredges roted with the orots 

c. few racobs were accepted in sluth 

d. most of thepolats were thonced 

6. Which of the following (is, are) always present when trossels are 
being graven? 

a. rint and vost 

b. vost 

c. shum and vost 

d. vost and plone 

7. The mintering function of the ignu is most effectively carried out 
71 in connection with 

Cost of tuition, fees and 
books per year 

Tuition, fees, books, room 
and hoard, etc. 


Size of school 



Responsibility for educational 

High School 

Course changes during the semester 

and College 

Number of instructors students 
"know" after 4 years 

Class size 

Hours in class 

Hours of study during an 
average week 

Number of required pages of 
technical or textbook materials 
read per academic year 

a. a razma tol 

b. the groshing stantol 

8. a. b. c. 

c. the fribbled breg 

d. a frally such 


Written by: Allen M. Schmuller 

Visiting Lecturer, College of Education 

Transfer Student Trivia Quiz 

1. Transfer students frequently see their grades their first 

semester here. 

a) drop one letter grade d) raise one-half letter grade 

b) drop one-half letter grade e) raise one letter grade 

c) stay the same 

2. Of the 2,544 new transfer students attending UMCP, Fall Semester 
1983. what percent earned a grade point average of 3.0 or higher? 
a. 33 b. 40 c. 45 d. 50 e. 55 f. 60 g. 65 h. 66 

3. Of the 2.544 new transfer students attending UMCP, Fall Semester 
1983, what percent earned a grade point average of 2.0 or higher? 
a. 40 b. 50 c. 60 d. 70 e. 80 f. 90 

4. What percent of the 897 new full-time UMCP, Spring Semester 
1983. transfer students enrolled for UMCP classes in Spring 1984? 
a. 30 b. 40 c. 50 d. 60 e. 70 f. 80 

5. VV hat percent of the 566 new part-time UMCP, Spring Semester 
1983, transfer students enrolled for UMCP classes in Spring 1984? 


Typical High School 

College (UMCP) 1986-1987 

No direct costs. Payment 
through state, county and local 

$1,896 in-state 
$4,772 out-of-state 

$6,329 in-state 
$9,205 out-of-state 

500-1500 students 
20-60 teachers 
10-20 staff 
20-50 acres 
1-5 buildings 

38,000 students 
2,500 faculty 
3,000 staff 
1,378 acres 
230 buildings 



Usually difficult to make 

10 days to drop/add; 

an additional 8 weeks to drop up to 4 credits. 

Student initiated only. 



30-40. maybe less 


30-35 per week 

15-20 per week 

1-5 per week 

15-25 per week, and possibly more 

Maybe 500 plus or minus 500 

4,000, plus or minus 1000 pages 

15-30 pages per week 

200-300 pages per week 


a. 30 b. 40 c. 50 d. 60 e. 70 f. 80 

6. What percent of the new Fall 1977 transfer students graduated 
in 2 years? 

a. 15 b. 20 c. 25 d. 30 e. 35 f. 40 

7. What percent of the new Fall 1977 transfer students graduated 
in 3 years? 

a. 30 b. 35 c. 40 d. 45 e. 50 f. 55 

8. What percent of the new Fall 1977 transfer students graduated 
in 4 years? 

a. 30 b. 35 c. 40 d. 45 e. 50 f. 55 

9. What is the S.T.A.R. Center? 

a) Study Techniques to Assist Returnees' Center 

b) Services for Transfer Accounts and Refunds Center 

c) Student Tutorial Academic and Referral Center 

d) Student Theatre and Art Reduction Center 
10. Why would you go to the S.T.A.R. Center? 

a) To help returning students adjust to UMCP 

b) To straighten out your university account (pay fees, library 
fines, etc.) 

c) To better your exam-taking/study skills 

d) To get reduced-rate tickets for various artistic productions 

NOTE: Answers to these three quizzes are available at orien- 
tation sessions as well as at the Learning Assistance Service, 
Shoemaker Building. 

Intensive Educational 

Room 0111 Chemistry Building 
454-5648 or 454-5645 

The Intensive Educational Development program (lED) provides 
a supportive program for UMCP students, and in particular 
freshmen, assisting them in their academic, intellectual, social, <md 
personal development as follows: 

• Math support and tutoring for Math 001, 110, 115 and 140 

• Preparation for the ENGL 101 and lOlA English Proficiency 

• Tutoring in 100 and 200 level introductory courses 

• Personal counseling in an individual and confidential setting 

• Development of better college study skills and time management. 
Students who find that they might benefit from the above ser- 
vices are encouraged to contact the lED office. Students may walk 
in or make appointments. Services are provided without charge to 
all registered UMCP students. 


There are seven libraries whose combined collections of almost 
1,700,000 volumes and 20,000 serial titles support educational and 
research endeavors on the College Park campus. The libraries' staff 
employ their training and experience building collections and providing 
services to the UMCP community. 

All students, faculty and staff of any University of Maryland cam- 
pus may borrow materials from any UMCP library. Members of the 
community may use library facilities, but may borrow materials only 
through interlibrary loan. Visiting scholars may apply for special bor- 
rowing privileges. 


McKeldin Library 

McKeldin Library is the main library. Its collection covers nearly 
every subject but is especially strong in the life sciences, social sciences 
and humanities. In addition to the collections of books, periodicals, 
newspapers and microforms, McKeldin also has special collections in 
historical and literary manuscripts and archives, rare books, Mary- 
landia, theses and dissertations, as well as the East Asia Collection. 
The McKeldin Library is a regional depository for the U.S. govern- 
ment documents, and the collection includes census materials, U.N. 
and other international documents, as well as maps. During the spring 
and fall semesters, McKeldin is open the following times, but posted 
schedules should be checked for adjustments during holidays: 

Mon.-Thurs 8 a.m.-ll p.m. 

Fri 8:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 

Sat 10:00 a.m.-6:00 p.m. 

Sun Noon-ll:00 p.m. 

Music Librai^y 

The Music Library, found in Hornbake Library, houses materials 
pertaining to music and dance. It contains books, periodicals, music 
scores and parts, as well as music recordings. Listening facilities are 
available and some recordings may be borrowed for home use. Special 
collections in music include items from many national organizations 
and associations, as well as the International Piano Archives at 
Maryland (IPAM). 

White Memorial Library 

White Memorial Library is a collection of chemistry, biochemistry 
and microbiology materials supporting primarily upperclass, graduate 
and research programs. 

Librai^^ Services 

In addition to reference and instructional services provided through 
each library, the following services are also available: 

Interlibrary Loan (McKeldin Library): To borrow materials not 
available at University campuses, consult this service for assistance. 

Consultation on Library Use (CLUE) is available at McKeldin's 
reference desk to graduate students needing assistance in doing library 

Computer-Assisted Research Service (CARS) is a service which 
enables a researcher, with the assistance of a librarian, to compile a 
bibliography on a specific topic. Inquire at the McKeldin reference 
desk or in the EPSL or Chemistry (White) Libraries. 

MiniCARS (Mini Computer Assisted Research Service) is a simplified 
and express version of the CARS program. The MiniCARS program 
uses the versatility of a computer to generate, overnight and for a fee, 
short subject bibliographies. For more information on MiniCARS, con- 
tact Hornbake Library reference at 454-4737. 

Other services include a study room for the visually impaired (Horn- 
75 bake Library) and photocopying service (McKeldin Library basement). 

Architecture Library 

The Architecture Library is a collection of approximately 26,000 
volumes supporting the professional education programs of the School 
of Architecture. In addition to architectural design, theory tmd history, 
the collection includes urban design, landscape architecture and 
building technology. 

Art Library 

The Art Library, in the Art-Sociology building, is a collection of 
approximately 45.000 volumes covering art history, studio art and art 
education, as well as. aspects of photography, graphic arts, interior 
design and textiles. The collection primarily supports upperclass, 
graduate and research programs. 

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Library 

The Engineering and Physical Sciences Library is the campus center 
for library materials in engineering, physics, mathematics and geology 
with significant collections in computer science, environmental 
sciences, water resources, and aerospace sciences. EPSL also houses 
the libraries' Technical Reports Center and is also a U.S. patent 
depository library. 

Hombake Library 

The R. Lee Hombake library houses the Reference, Circulation and 
Reserve service for undergraduates. Collections of books, periodicals 
and other materials are designed to meet the undergraduates' educa- 
tional and personal needs. Staff are always available to answer ques- 
tions and provide assistance. 

Hombake is not only a useful place to study for upcoming exams 
or research term-papers but regular classes and clinics are scheduled 
to help you use the library more efficiently. Hombake offers a 24 hour 
study room during the fall and spring terms. 

The Hombake Library also houses the Nonprint Media Services 
which is the central audiovisual department for the library system and 
the entire campus. This collection consists primarily of video-cassettes, 
films, audio cassettes and equipment to support undergraduate, 
graduate and research programs. Viewing and listening facilities are 
available including a "Dial Access" system which allows up to 96 per- 
sons at a time to view or listen to class related programs. The Film 
Collection has 16 mm films on various subjects with emphasis on 
agriculture, nutrition, health and business. 

The Hombake Library is generally open*: 

Mon.-Thurs 8:00 a.m.-ll:00 p.m. 

Fri 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 

Sat 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 

Sun Noon-ll:00 p.m. 

'Hours vary between semesters and during the summer; call Hom- 
bake Information (x4737) for current hours. 


Taking Care of 

The "how to" at UMCP 


Add-drop is the University's terminology for the process by which 
you may adjust your course schedule by either adding a particular 
course or dropping the course from your schedule. Before classes start 
and during the first ten days of classes, you may add or drop classes 
to adjust your schedule without academic penalty. After the ten day 
Scheduled Adjustment Period, and for the first ten weeks of classes, 
you may drop a course, maximum of 4 credits, and receive a "W" 
on your transcript. Questions about the use of the add-drop forms 
or process can be addressed at the Registration counter in North 

Cancellation of Registration 

If you should decide not to attend classes for the coming semester, 
you may wish to cancel your registration. If you are registered for 
classes and you request a cancellation of your registration before the 
first day of classes begins, you will receive a full refund of your tui- 
tion fees. Your cancellation request must be received in writing by: 

Office of Registration 

Room 1130 North Administration Building 

University of Maryland 

College Park, Maryland 20742 

Changing Your Address 

Students who want to change their local mailing address or perma- 
nent addresses can do so any time during the semester. 
Address change forms are available at the following places: 

Office of the Bursar 
Address Unit 

Room 1121 or 1103, South Administration Building 
Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday— 8:30 a.m.-4:15 p.m. 
Wednesday— 8:30 a.m. -7:00 p.m. 

Registrations Counter 
1st Floor Lobby, North Administration Building 
Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

Dean's Offices 
77 Open 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday-Friday 

Closed Courses 

"Sorry, this course is closed!" This sentence spoken by a depart- 
ment representative can be the most feared that a new student may 
encounter at the L'niversity. Your reasons for "really, really" needing 
this course are all probably valid, but the fact is, there are no more 
seats left in the course. So ... , what can you do? There are several 
options available to you. 

First, if the course is closed, find out if there is a waiting list and 
get on it. If there is no waiting list, ask the department representative 
if they would start one. 

Second, if no waiting list is available, find out from the department 
representative if this particular course has had any drops at all. If so- 
meone dropped it before, someone will probably drop in the future. 
Your next step then, is to periodically check back to see if any spaces 
have opened up. 

The third and final option is to wait until the first day of classes 
and take your case to the course instructor. Chances are that if the 
room physically has seats available he or she will look favorably to 
adding a student to his section. Conversely, if the students are hang- 
ing from every available rafter you will probably have to wait until 
next semester. 

College/Major Changes 

College and major changes may be made at any time, the only restric- 
tions being Board of Regents limitations on enrollment. 

Forms to initiate these changes are available at all college offices 
and at the Registration Office, located on the first floor lobby in the 
North Administration Building. 

Refer to the organizational chart on the back of the form to verify 
that you have processed all the necessary changes and are using the 
correct codes. 

Greek Housing 

1191 Stamp Union 

Fraternity and sorority houses provide living spaces for 1,800 
Maryland students. Living in a "Greek House" provides the chance 
to experience all aspects of facilities management. 

Although most students living in the houses are members of the 
Greek community, there are sometimes spaces available for non- 

The Office of Campus Activities helps to integrate the fraternities 
and sororities with the rest of the campus community. The office serves 
to advise and coordinate fraternity and sorority members in order to 
help them get the most out of the Greek experience. 

If you have any questions or simply want more information about 
the sororities or fraternities, just stop by the Campus Activities Of- 
fice located in the Stamp Union and they'll be glad to help you. 78 

Identification System 

The University's identification system is comprised of three cards: 
a paper registration card, a plastic photo transaction card, and (for 
those on board) a plastic photo dining hall card. These cards are used 
to gain admission to most events on campus— athletic, social, and 
cultural. They are used for identification to check out library materials, 
to gain entrance to the dining halls and to ride the campus shuttle. 

Photo Identification Cards 

Students are issued photo ID cards when they enroll at the Univer- 
sity and continue to use that card during their entire enrollment. 
Replacement cost is $7. 

Registration Cards 

A new registration card is issued at the beginning of each semester. 
Students registering early will receive theirs attached to their class 
schedules. Students registering later will be issued one after presen- 
ting proof of bill payment. The replacement cost is $1. 

Dining Hall ID Card 

Each student contracted with Dining Services for meals is issued 
a plastic photo I.D. card used for entrance to the dining hall. These 
cards are not transferable! Don't lend them out; if caught your dining 
hall privileges can be revoked. 

NOTE: There will be a $12.00 replacement charge if the card is lost. 
Also, you must go to the Dining Services Business Office if you wish 
to cancel your board plan for any reason, i.e., withdrawal from school 
or housing. 

Off-Campus Housing Service 

Commuter Affairs 
1195 Stamp Union 

This service is an excellent resource for students looking for off- 
campus accommodations. The office maintains computerized listings 
of furnished and unfurnished rooms, apartments, and houses which 
are for rent in the area. Peer advisors are available from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 
p.m., Monday-Friday to assist you in your housing. 

On-Campus Living 

Department of Resident Life 

3117 North Administration Building 


Living on-campus provides an opportunity to live with other students. 

Through constant interaction with others, the late night talks with 

floormates and a roommate, and participation and involvement in floor 

and community governance, social and other activities, many students 

79 have their most enjoyable and rewarding experiences while on campus. 

Residence Halls 

A range of physical settings is available in the University residence 

Newer high-rise residence halls dominate the north side of the cam- 
pus. The '"complexes", or groupings of high-rise halls around a cen- 
tral dining facility, are near most athletic arenas and other recreational 
resources of the campus. As manv as 550 students live in a high-rise 

Older Georgian Colonial-style residence halls are located on the south 
side of campus. These "Hill area" halls— in the North Hill and in the 
South Hill clusters of residence halls— are close to most libraries and 
the academic core of the campus. These halls are smaller, not more 
than three or four stories high, and house as few as 35 and as many 
as 300 students. 

In these traditional "dormitory-style" residence halls, there are 
bed/study rooms for two students (though some singles for upper class 
students and triples and quads exist) and limited lounge and meeting 
space for small groups of residents and friends. Room sizes and features 
vary considerably with the age and physical layout of each hall. 

It is to these traditional "dormitory-style" residence halls that enter- 
ing freshman and transfer students should expect to be assigned. 

Within several of the older residence halls on the south "Hill area" 
renovations have been completed, providing apartments with kitchens 
or kitchenless suites for four to eight students in place of the double 
bedrooms and communal baths that are common in the traditional 
buildings. Freshman and new transfer students should not expect to 
initially be assigned to these apartments or suites. 

Apartment units for four or six students are located in Leonard- 
town, a few minutes' walk from the center of campus. Apartments are 
reserved for upper-class students; freshman and new transfer students 
are normally not assigned there. Apartments include fully equipped 
kitchens and private baths, and all furnishings and carpeting. 


People to Know 

Your Resident Assistant or R.A. is an undergraduate student hired 
to help you make the most of your experience in the residence halls. 
Your R.A. is available for advice, information, conflict resolution and, 
most of all, as a friend. Get to know your R.A. for he or she can make 
your stay here easier and more enjoyable. Your Resident Director or 
R.D. is a professional staff member who manages your building and 
particular student concerns. 

Roommate Assignments 

New students are assigned randomly, so there is no way for you to 
choose where or with whom you will be assigned. However, efforts 
are made to satisfy students' preferences in the following areas: 

• Coeducational or single-sex hall. In the coeducational halls, men 
and women are assigned on separate floors or wings of the same 
building. More than 40 per cent of campus residents live in coeduca- 
tional halls. 

• Limited or unlimited visitation privileges. In most halls, the 
residents are not limited in hours or days they may have guests of 
the opposite sex visit in their rooms, roommates willing. In other 
halls, limited visitation hours are maintained, meaning that guests 
of the opposite sex are not permitted 12 midnight to 8:00 a.m. 
weeknights and 1:30 a.m. to 8:00 a.m. weekends. There are no 
curfews or time restrictions for residents to enter or leave their halls. 

• Non-smoker preferred as a roommate. 

Sometimes, the two students assigned together in a room are not 
able to work out a cooperative roommate relationship. The R.A. can 
be called on to help work out differences. Sometimes it is necessary 
to help students pursue a room change. 

You and your roommate will find that some expectations or rules 
must exist in residence halls as they must in any community of people. 
Because the residence halls are on the campus and support your 
academic purpose for being here, most of these rules exist to guide 
and support learning and respect for others and positive interaction 
among students. Generally speaking, these standards rest on one simple 
notion, giving the same courtesies, respect and consideration to others 
that you expect for yourself. In the community of students living in 
a University residence hall, special emphasis is placed on each stu- 
dent being able to study and sleep. While a student at the University, 
you must abide by expectations stated in the Code of Student Con- 
duct (located in the back of this handbook). As a resident on the cam- 
pus, you also must abide by expectations stated in the Residence Halls 
Agreement and other residence halls documents. 

On-Line Registration 

In the middle of each Fall and Spring term, usually October and 

April, currently registered students are invited to register for next 

semester. You will receive an invitation letter which indicates the loca- 

81 tion where you may pick up your materials, the dates of early registra- 

tion, and when and where the First Edition of the Schedule of Classes 
will be delivered. 

An on-line registration system is being used which will allow you 
to confirm your schedule for the next semester at the time of your 
registration. Most currently enrolled students will be given appoint- 
ments to register by this new system. If you do not get an invitation 
to register, or misplace the one you receive, contact your Dean's of- 
fice or the Registrations office (454-5559) for information. (Prior to 
your registration, it is a good idea to see your advisor.) 


Office of Records and Registrations 
Main Desk First Floor, 
North Administration Building 

Official transcripts can be requested at the Main Desk of the Office 
of Records and Registrations for a $2 fee. Any outstanding bills, such 
as parking tickets or library fines, must be paid to get your transcript. 
Allow three to five days for your transcript to be mailed out. 

Unofficial transcripts can be obtained for advisement purposes from 
your divisional or college office. 

Withdrawal from the University 

If you are a registered student and decide not to attend classes for 
the coming semester, and it is after the first day of classes, you must 
withdraw from the University. Withdrawal forms may be obtained from 
the Registrations Office, Room 1101 North Administration, Universi- 
ty of Maryland, College Park, Maryland 20742. The forms must then 
be returned by mail or in person. The withdrawal becomes effective 
on the date the form is filed with the Office of Registrations. This 
date will effect the amount of money refunded to you. Further infor- 
mation concerning the amount of your refund is included in the 
Schedule of Classes or can be obtained by calling the Records Office 
at 454-3031. 

Additionally, if you are on a meal plan you must cancel your board 
contract in writing at the Dining Services Business Office 0144 South 
Campus Dining Hall. If you are living in a residence hall, you must 
cancel your housing at the Assignments Office of Resident Life in 3117 
North Administration Building. 


Dollars and Cents \ 

w?: I 1-..— .^-.A ' 

Finances and employment 


Citizens Bank & Trust Company of Maryland 

To make life a bit easier and safer, it's a good idea to open a check- 
ing account after you get settled. Citizens Bank of Maryland, situated 
across from Roy Rogers in the Stamp Union, is a full-service bank 
that offers free checking to students, faculty, and staff. For a slight 
fee. Citizens will cash checks for non-account holders. 

Its lobby hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. with the 
lobby reopening on Friday from 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. The outside win- 
dow will serve you until 7:00 p.m. The bank is also open on Saturday 
from 9:00 a.m. -12 noon. 


Need some assistance landing a part-time, temporary or summer 
job either on- or off-campus? The Job Referral Service located in Room 
3120 Hornbake Library (454-2490) can help you. 

Peer counselors help to match a student's qualifications with various 
employers' requirements for available positions. Students may receive 
referrals for up to three positions each time they utilize the service. 

On-campus jobs are the most sought after type of employment 
because they are convenient and can fit comfortably into class and 
study schedules. They are limited in number, therefore, competition 
is high. Start looking early— possibly before the semester begins— if 
you're interested in on-campus employment. 

Orientation Office 
1195 Stamp Union 

This office hires Orientation staff who primarily work during the 
summer Orientation program as peer advisors. Applications gener- 
ally become available early Fall semester. In March, the Office usual- 
ly employs students to help process Orientation applications. 

Stop by the Orientation Office for details and applications. 

Shuttle Bus 

Students interested in driver positions should apply at the Shuttle- 
UM office in Lot #1 on Greenhouse Road. For more information on 
83 any Shuttle-UM service, call 454-2255. 


All libraries hire student employees. Applications should be filled 
out at the Library Personnel Office (McKeldin Library. 2nd floor) for 
positions in any of the UMCP campus libraries. Positions are available 
for work throughout the year. 

Police Department 

The UM Police Department employs approximately 140 students 
on a part-time basis to perform quasi police and security related ser- 
vices on Campus. The UM Police Auxiliary Division coordinates the 
Student Police Aides (SPA). SPAs are routinely assigned duties in- 
voKing traffic direction and control for athletic events, internal security 
of various UM buildings such as the libraries SPAs also staff the secur- 
ity gates operating at the four open Campus entrances between 11 
p.m. and 6 a.m. 

Applications are accepted from all students at any time of the year. 
Apply in person at the UMPD Auxiliary Division, 4302 Knox Road 
or call 454-4909 for further information. 

Departmental Offices 

There are over 125 departmental offices which often hire students 
to work on their staffs. The jobs available most often are clerical, 
research and labor positions. Experience with office equipment and 
typing are often assets in getting one of these openings. 

Majors are given priority; so, it would be best to first look in your 
department. If they don't need help— don't be discouraged! Drop in 
on the other departments, because someone, somewhere needs good 

Career Development Center 

3rd Floor, Hombake Undergraduate Libraiy 


An excellent source for career information and personal assistance 
in choosing a major, job vacancies and interviewing services when 
you're ready to begin your career. 

Department of Resident Life 

3rd Floor, North Administration Building 


Students who want a job working in the residence halls may apply 
at the Department of Resident Life's Student Employment Center, 
room 0117 Cumberland Hall. Preference is given to students who live 
on campus. 

Resident Life employs more than 400 students every academic year 
in many positions, including carpentry, maintenance, furnishings, 
transportation, pest control, housekeeping, painting, groundskeeping, 
typing, security patrols. Community Center and Facilities Center recep- 
tionists, desk receptionists and resident assistants. 

Most jobs start at a salary of $3.45 per hour. Students usually work 
10 to 20 hours each week, at times which are arranged around class 84 

schedules. For most jobs, no previous experience is necessary since 
Resident Life staff provide on-the-job training and skills development. 
If a student's preferred choice(s) of jobs does not have an opening, 
the student's name can be placed on an active waiting list until an 
opening occurs. 

Adele H. Stamp Union 

The Stamp Union has approximately 100 student positions available 
for people with various skills. The Union is open about 15 hours a 
day, seven days a week, so Union jobs could fit almost any schedule. 
For more information, go to the Union's Administrative offices, room 
2104 or call X2807. 


Have you ever thought of approaching a faculty member for job refer- 
rals? If you haven't, you should, because the faculty can be valuable 
resources in job referrals for two reasons. 

First, they maintain contacts with colleagues in the area who work 
with the government or private business and are in the position to 
hire. Second, their job leads often involve positions directly related 
to professional interests. You may be pleasantly surprised how inter- 
ested the faculty are in helping students find pre-professional 

Office of the Bursar 

South Administration Building 

Q: When will I receive a bill? 

A: If you attend one of the orientation sessions held before July 2, 
1986, you should receive a combination bill/schedule for Fall 1986 
around July 16, 1986. Those students who attend orientation after 
July 11th will receive a bill around August 20, 1986. 

Q: When is payment of the bill due? 

A: Payment for room, board, tuition and all associated fees is due 
in full by September 2, 1986, whether or not you receive a bill. 
Checks should be made payable to the University of Maryland and 
should include the student's social security number on the front 
of the check. 

Q: What should I do if I don 't receive a bill? 

A: Write or call the Student Accounts Office on (301) 454-4832 as 
soon as possible if you have not received a bill before school starts. 
We will advise you if there are any problems regarding your 
registration or bill and/or the correct amount to pay. The Univer- 
sity cannot assume responsibility for the non-receipt of bills so 
make sure the bill is paid in full by the first day of class to avoid 
85 additional charges and/or penalties. 

Q: What will happen if I don 't pay the bill by the first day of class? 

A: The University of Maryland does not have a deferred payment plan. 
It is the policy of the University not to defer payment of fees on 
the basis of a pending application for financial assistance from an 
outside agency such as banks, guaranteed student loan programs, 
etc. Students who fail to pay their bill will have their course enroll- 
ment cancelled, all University services severed, will be charged a 
$25.00 severance fee and have their account transferred to the State 
Central Collection Unit with a minimum 15% collection charge 

Q: IVhat will happen to my room and board if services are severed? 

A: Severance of housing services means that the student will be asked 
to vacate the room, the student's room will be assigned to another 
student and the student will be placed at the bottom of the waiting 
list once services are restored. Dining services will be unavailable 
to board students whose services are severed until the account is 
satisfied. No reimbursement will be made for meals missed during 

Q: What do I do if I decide not to attend the University? 

A: Students who register and later decide not to attend the Univer- 
sity must cancel their registration in writing with the Withdrawal 
Officer, prior to the first day of class to avoid a financial obliga- 
tion with the University. Failure to cancel registration will result 
in the student being charged even though he/she does not attend 
class. In addition, students on room and board should check each 
one of these separate contracts for the correct cancellation 
deadlines and procedures. Failure to cancel each one of these 
separate obligations— Registration, Dining Services, and Resident 
Life— will result in charges. Unfortunately, students tend to assume 
withdrawal from Registration cancels all obligations. That is not 

Q: Whom do I notify of a change of address? 

A: Since many University communications are sent through the mail, 
it is imperative that an accurate and up-to-date address is main- 
tained for you. Changes can be made to your local or permanent 
mailing addresses at any time by completing an Address Change 
Form at the Office of the Bursar, 1103 South Administration 
Building or the Registrations Counter, 1st Floor Lobby, North Ad- 
ministration Building. 

Q: How do I obtain a refund of a credit balance on my account? 

A: No credit balance is automatically refunded. A student must file 
a request in writing to obtain a refund. This is done by addressing 
a letter to the Refund Unit, Office of the Bursar, or by completing 
a refund request form at the Student Accounts Counter, 1103 South 
Administration building or the Withdrawal Office, 1st Floor, North 
Administration Building. It takes approximately five to six weeks, gg 

from the time a credit balance appears on the account and a re- 
fund request is received, until a check is mailed from the State 
Treasurer's Office in Annapolis. 

Q: What do I do if I have been awarded financial aid? 

A: All University scholarships and grants will be credited directly to 
your account as long as you pre-register for at least 12 credits. 
A check for any balance remaining will be available from the Office 
of the Bursar beginning around August 28, 1986. Two important 
items should be noted regarding financial aid: 

1) In order to receive financial aid, the award letter indicating 
acceptance of the offered aid must be received by the office 
of Student Financial Aid. 

2) Students on scholarships and grants are expected to main- 
tain a semester credit load of 12 credits. In the event a stu- 
dent drops below this level, the scholarship or grant is 
automatically cancelled leading to an University debt. Any 
student considering dropping credits should contact their 
financial aid counselor before taking such action. 


Office of Student Financial Aid 

2130 North Administration Building 

There are over 100 sources of scholarships, grants, loans, and 
employment available to eligible students through the Student Finan- 
cial Aid Office. 

Most aid awards are packaged and will consist of a combination of 
scholarship, grant, loan and/or employment. The application deadlines 
for these are extremely important 

The office also has a Job Referral Service located in room 3120, 
Hornbake Library. This service provides assistance in locating part- 
time employment, both on and off campus. The student need not have 
"financial need" to participate in the Job Referral Services. 

The office publishes a brochure which gives all the details of eligibil- 
ity, application procedures and descriptions of the forms of financial 
aid. Students may pick up the brochure and applications at the Stu- 
dent Financial Aid Office. 


Transportation and 

Campus Escort Service 


Walking around campus after dark isn't exactly the safest thing to 
do, so why do it? Call 454-JUST for a Personal escort to the place 
of your choice (as long as it's on campus or in the surrounding area). 

Escorts can be found at two locations: Lobby of McKeldin Library 
and Basement of Hornbake Library. Hours are 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m., 

Carpooling to UMCP 

Office of Commuter Affairs 

Room 1195 Adele H. Stamp Union 


Save money on gas, enjoy the fellowship of friends, and help the 
environment! How can you lose by carpooling to campus? 

Two carpool programs are available to students. The Office of Com- 
muter Affairs (454-3645) coordinates an Individual Match-Up system 
which gives you a list of other students who live in your area and want 
to carpool. Regional carpools (454-2277), which currently operate 
from Arlington, Bowie, Columbia, Rockville, Silver Spring, and Oxon 
Hill areas, provide maximum flexibility and require you to drive only 
twice a week. 

You are eligible for close-in preferred parking spaces if you and at 
least two other students form a carpool and register it with the Office 
of Commuter Affairs. Priority Parking registration begins the first 
day of Fall/Spring classes. 

Department of Environmental 


The Department's mission is to assure that campus environmental 
and safety hazards and risks are eliminated or minimized through pro- 
grams of inspection, education and hazard management. gg 

Motor Vehicle Registration 


All commuters are eligible, plus junior and senior residents. 

Please note: Freshman and sophomore students who have 55 credits 
or less and who reside on campus may NOT operate or register a vehi- 
cle on campus unless an exception is granted. Freshman and 
sophomore resident students may submit their application for this 
exception to the UMCP-MVA within thirty days and applicants will 
be notified as to the results. 



The University of Maryland Motor Vehicle Administration (UMCP- 
MVA) will register vehicles for incoming freshman and sophomore com- 
muter students. For each vehicle you register, you MUST bring with 
you the current state vehicle registration or a photocopy thereof, along 
with your Student I.D., i.e., letter of acceptance. Registration will take 
place as indicated during the Orientation Program. 

How much? 

Registration fee is $25.00 for Resident students and $20.00 for Com- 
muter students for first vehicle and $10.00 for each additional vehi- 
cle. Vehicle registration charges may be included on student bill dur- 
ing Armory registration only. When vehicles are registered at any other 
time or place, cash or check payment is required at time vehicle is 

For a complete picture of the Motor Vehicle scene, be sure to READ 
the Campus Parking Regulations which are issued at the time you 
receive your parking decals. A general rule to follow is to park be- 
tween two (2) white lines in your assigned area or designated overflow 
area (Lot 4). 


July 14, 1986 through August 27, 1986, 8:30 A.M. to 4:15 P.M., 
Monday through Friday, MVA Office on Campus. 

Reckord Armory, August 28 & 29, 1986, 8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. 
MVA Office on Campus, September 2, 1986 through September 5, 
1986, 8:30 A.M. to 6:00 P.M. (NOTE: The MVA Office will be closed 
on Labor Day - Monday, September 1, 1986) 

Monday, September 8, 1986 and later. Motor Vehicle Administra- 
tion Office, Service Building, South Wing, 8:30 A.M. to 4:15 P.M., 
89 Monday through Friday. 

Snow Days 

Declared Emergency Conditions 

In the event of a declared emergency (severe weather, civil disorder, 
etc.) one of the following announcements will be broadcast over area 
radio and TV stations. 

Code Green— All classes will start on time. 

Code Yellow— The campus is opening two hours late. All classes 
scheduled to start prior to 10:00 a.m. are cancelled. 

Code Orange— All classes are cancelled. The campus will be open 
on a limited basis. An emergency parking ban is in effect. 

Code Red— The campus is closed. All classes are cancelled. An 
emergency parking ban is in effect. 


Office of Commuter Affairs 

1195 Adele H. Stamp Union 




Shuttle-UM is a transit service designed and operated by students. 
Five distinct services are offered to students. Daily Commuter 
Routes serve residential areas near campus Monday through Friday 
between 6:30 a.m. and 6:30 p.m., Fall and Spring semesters. It con- 
nects the College Park campus with Metrobus, Metrorail, and Am- 
trak. Just show your valid University ID when you board the bus. Even- 
ing Security Routes operate on campus from sundown to approx- 
imately 2:00 a.m., seven nights a week during Fall, Spring, and Sum- 
mer sessions. Another evening security service is Call-a-Ride. This 
will transport you door-to-door on campus between dusk and dawn, 
seven nights weekly by calling 454-2255 (CALL). Transit Service 
for the Disabled is provided for people who are permanently dis- 
abled. Finally, Charter Services within the state of Maryland and 
D.C. Metropolitan area are available to official University organizations. 

UN Police Department 

U.S. Rt. 1 across from Ritchie Coliseum 

The UM Police are here to serve you. They are responsible for the 
safety of all persons who enter the jurisdictional boundaries of the 
College Park Campus. As sworn law enforcement officers they are 
charged with the responsibility to enforce state, county and local laws, 
including the rules and regulations of the University. 

To assist you in requesting the services offered by UM Police the 
following is provided: 
• To report a crime or suspicious activity, call 454-3555. 

Reports of crimes, suspicious activities, and motor vehicle ac- 
cidents should be made by contacting the UM Police. All reports 90 

must be made in person. An officer may be dispatched to your loca- 
tion on campus or you may make the report in person at the duty 
desk of the UM Police Station. It is important for you to obtain 
the officers name and badge number and the case number of the 
To request copies of official police reports, call 454-5994. 

The UM Police central records section will provide documenta- 
tion of reports filed for insurance and other verification purposes. 
However, there may be a slight fee for this service. When requesting 
this service, you should provide the case number of the report and 
the reporting officer's name and badge number. 
To make emergency calls for police, fire, or rescue, call 454-3333, 
or dial 911 from any designated pay phone. 

The University has two emergency telephone systems. The first 
is the direct line emergency phones which are yellow and marked 
emergency. Exterior phones are equipped with blue lights for easy 
identification at night. Upon lifting the receiver, you are auto- 
matically connected with the UM police dispatcher. Your location 
is provided electronically. Use these phones for emergency calls only. 

The second is the public telephone emergency call system. In this 
system, public telephones, located throughout the campus, are mark- 
ed with bright red decals which describe emergency calling pro- 
cedures. Dial 911 and follow the instructions listed on the decal. 
No money is required to utilize this system. The 911 operator will 
fast forward your call to the UM police who will respond quickly 
to help you. 

To obtain crime prevention information, a crime prevention speakt r, 
or background information for a social paper, call 454-5993. 

The PoHce Community Relations officer provides crime preven- 
tion presentations on request to any group on campus. Topics 
include, but are not limited to, sexual assault prevention and per- 
sonal security tips. Contact the Police Community Relations Officer 
to schedule a presentation. 

The Police Community Relations officer also provides assistance 
to students who need police information. 
Enforce state parking regulations through state citations and towing. 

These regulations include but are not limited to: 
—illegally parked in a medical/handicapped space 
—illegally parked in a driveway or roadway 
—abandoned car parked for over 48 hours 
Enforce state, county, and local criminal laws through criminal 

Enforce the Code of Student Conduct through Campus Judicial Pro- 
gram Referrals. 

Investigate all reported crimes through the use of a Criminal Inves- 
tigations Division. 

Special Services 

The diverse nature of the University requires many special services 

which are public safety oriented but do not require sworn police of- 

91 ficers. The UM Police employs undergraduate and graduate students 

to fulfill these special service obligations. The following are the two 
divisions which provide these services: 

• Student Police Auxiliary (SPA), call 454-4909. 

SPAs assist with the security of the buildings, direction of traffic 
during special events, and manning the four gates on campus be- 
tween 11 p.m.-6 a.m. These gates are the only entrances and exits 
that are open during these hours. The SPAs stop every vehicle enter- 
ing Campus that does not display current UM parking decals. 
Operators of these vehicles must show proper identification prior 
to entering the Campus. Contact the SPA office for further 

• Loss Prevention Officers secure buildings on Campus at 11 p.m. 
and open the buildings at 7 a.m. daily. Contact the Loss Prevention 
Office for further information. 

Off Campus Incidents 

The UM Police are limited to a specific jurisdiction, primarily the 
campus, for response to calls and requests for service. If you are out- 
side of UM Police jurisdiction and the incident occurred within this 
jurisdiction, you must return to UM Police jurisdiction to report the 
incident. To report a crime or suspicious activity that occurred on cam- 
pus, you must notify the UM Police from a campus location. All in- 
cidents which occur outside of the UM Police jurisdiction should be 
reported to the police department in the area in which the incident 
occurred. In the Washington Metropolitan Area, most emergency calls 
for service may be made by dialing 911. 

The UM Police Need Your Help! 

Report all criminal or suspicious activity, no matter how small the 
value or how minor the incident. With your help, the UM POLICE 
and UM COMMUNITY can work together to make the Campus a safe 


A Taste of Mairyland 


Daiiry Salesroom 

Turner Laboratory Rt. 1 

The ice cream is made right in Turner Lab, and the student workers 
give you generous portions. Besides a large choice of flavors for cones, 
sundaes, and milkshakes, you may also buy a variety of hot and cold 
sandwiches, hot soup, soft drinks, yogurt and snacks. Hours are from 
8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. 

Dining Services 

Meal Plan Information 454-2906 

Catering 454-3539 

Employment Information 454-2904 

Dining Plans 

Dining Services offers six different meal plans to accommodate every 
member of the University Community. The traditional board plans of 
19, 15, or 10 meals per week are available in the four campus dining 
halls and are perfect for most dorm students. The dining halls are 
conveniently located near each group of dorms and are open seven 
days a week offering a wide variety of all-you-can-eat entrees, salads, 
beverages, fresh fruits and fresh baked goods. 

As an alternative, Dining Services now offers a point plan. With this 
plan board students receive points instead of meals and can spend 
the points in the Dining Halls or any of the Cash Operations. 

D.S. Casli Card 

D.S. Cash is a pre-paid ala carte meal plan available to students, 
faculty and staff. An opening deposit of $300 or more will give you 
a 10% discount on all your purchases at any of the Dining Service's 
locations on campus. If your opening deposit is less ^han $300 you 
will receive a 10% discount at all the Dining Service's locations, with 
the exception of the Dining Halls. 

Accounts may be opened at Dining Services/D. S. Cash Office 0144 
South Campus Dining Hall. No longer will you have to worry about 
not having any money when the "hungries" hit. 

Charge UN 

Dining Services is offering Charge UM, a charge card for use at all 
93 Dining Services operations. After opening an account you are billed 

for your purchases. This gives everybody on campus their greatest 
Dining selection. To apply for your Charge UM card contact the Din- 
ing Services Contract Office at 454-2906 

Cash Operations 

In addition to the four regular dining halls, Dining Services also 
operates a wide variety of restaurants and eateries across campus. 

South Campus Dining Hall: 
The Gazebo - Lunchtime ala carte cafeteria. 
South Hill Snack Bar - Late-nite pizzas and burgers. 

Leonardtown Convenience Store - Light snacks, grocery items, 
health aids and sundries. 

High Rise Snack Bar & Convenience Store - (in EUicott Dining Hall) 
Offers pizza, sandwiches, grocery items, health aids and sundries. 

The Rossborough Inn - A full service restaurant located in the oldest 
building on campus. 

Terabac Dinner Theatre - (Cambridge Dining Hall) 
In April of 77 the Terabac Room was transformed for the first time 
into a dinner theatre. Since then the Dinner Theatre has produced 
such musicals and comedy productions as "Cabaret", "Grease", "The 
Odd Couple", and "Damn Yankees". It is open to students, faculty, 
staff and their guests. Terabac's reasonable price includes a full din- 
ner and a delightful show. For information on upcoming shows call 
454-3020 or 2910. 

The Eateries, located in the Stamp Union, offer something to suit 
everyone's tastes. 

What's Your Beef - A full service restaurant decorated in a nostalgic 
30s atmosphere featuring sandwiches, salads, hot entrees at lunch and 
USDA choice steaks, prime ribs, chicken, BBQ ribs and seafood. Your 
favorite beers and wines are available and major credit cards are 

The Pizza Shop - Fresh dough pizza whole or by the slice. 


This And That - Philadelphia steak and cheese subs, hot dogs, fresh 
cut french fries, popcorn, nachos, and more! 

Dory's Sweets and Treats - U of Md. Dairy ice cream served as cones, 
sundaes, floats, and old fashioned milk shakes. 

The Bakery Stop - Fresh baked doughnuts, pastries, breads and 
cakes. With two days any type of custom-decorated cake or pastry 
is available. 

Maryland Deli and Sandwich Factory - Deli subs and sandwiches, 
deli salads, cold sodas, meats, cheeses, and party platters. 

The Farmers Market - An over 50 item salad and soup bar. Create 
your own salad and pay by the pound. 

Deli Too - Hot and cold sandwiches made to order on a vast selec- 
tion of breads, rolls, and croissants. In the morning it features a full 
cooked-to-order breakfast. 

Pizza and Pasta - Fresh dough pizza, lasagna, Italian subs, spaghet- 
ti, calzones, and gondolas. 

The Butcher's Block - Quarter pound, flame broiled hamburgers and 
cheeseburgers, spicy fried chicken and the best fries around. 

Oasis - Fruit juices, lemonade, herbal teas, milk shakes, fresh brewed 
coffee, fresh brewed iced tea, and cold sodas. 

As an added feature students on the traditional meal plans may use 
these facilities instead of a meal in the dining hall by using a "cash 
equivalency" credit which is deducted from their purchase price. 

Also located in the Stamp Union are: 

Roy Rogers 

The Food Coop 

The Vending Room 

Hillel-Young Kosher Dining Club 

B'nai B'rith Hillel-Federation 

Jewish Student Center 

7612 Mowatt Lane (P.O. Box 187) 

College Park, MD 20740 


This is a University-accepted board plan, in fulfillment of board re- 
quirements. The air-conditioned dining hall is beautiful, with a pic- 
turesque view of nature while you eat. One is able to go outside the 
glass doors and dine on the patio. The Dining Club provides a friendly 
atmosphere, a variety of kosher meals and good food. There are 
numerous board plans from which to choose. In addition, Hillel has 
a warm commuter lounge with salads, sandwiches and beverage 
machines for those who are not members of the Dining Club. On special 
occasions, Wednesday evenings. Sabbaths and Jewish holidays, non- 
members of the Dining Club are welcome to make reservations to eat. 

For reservations and information please call 422-6200. 


Help Along 
the Way 

Student Services 

Books, Supplies, Gifts 
and Groceries 

University Book Center 

The official campus bookstore is located on the lower level of the 
Stamp Union. The store carries new and used textbooks and supplies 
for all University courses, as well as a large selection of popular reading, 
reference and technical books, computer software, engineering and 
art supplies. Other shops include the TERRAPIN SHOP (UM clothing, 
Nike shoes), THE GROCERY (convenience foods, health and beauty 
products), and SUPPLIES (school, office, engineering and art supplies). 
The TEXTBOOK DEPARTMENT buys back used books daily. 

Regular hours are: 

Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. to 7:30 p.m. 

Friday 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. 

Saturday 10:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. 

Sunday Noon to 5:00 p.m. 

The store is open longer hours at the beginning of each semester. 
Mastercharge, Visa and personal checks with proper ID are accepted. 


Campus Photo Service 

Annapolis Hall 

The Campus Photo Service, one of the best kept secrets on cam- 
pus, is well worth knowing about. 

Located on the ground floor of Annapolis Hall, the Campus Photo 
Service is available to accommodate every photographic need or special 
request in the book. 

They offer Kodak color processing and printing with a 24 to 48 hour 
service for color slides. Polaroid and Kodak color and B&W film can 
also be purchased at discount prices. 

Film and processing is not all they provide. Their services include: 
custom B&W processing and printing, color and B&W studio 
photography, instant color passport photos, copy slides and prints, 
color slide duplication, PMT prints, and on-location photography. You 
might also want to take advantage of their photo mounting and fram- 
ing to give your photo that custom look. 

Also available to students and staff is the University's negative and 
slide archive containing a selection of over 100,000 campus scenes 
and events; plus, the best UM athletic game and individual shots to 
be found. 

The congenial people at Campus Photo Service want you to know 
that if you have a photographic problem or a question about equip- 
ment, there are several photographers willing to help you out. 

The qualified staff of the Campus Photo Service is on duty 8:30 
a.m.-4:30 p.m. to give personalized attention to your every request. 

Campus Printing Services 


Printing Services, located behind the Service Building and next to 
the heating plant, can handle, at a reasonable price, the printing re- 
quirements of academic and administrative departments and Univer- 
sity faculty/staff members. The shop has facilities for typesetting, off- 
set lithography and letterpress printing, and bindery and finishing ser- 
vices are provided. The scope of the work ranges from jobs, such as 
business cards, stationery and envelopes, to complex brochures, posters 
and booklets. A Quick Copy Center provides a variety of rapid 
duplicating services. 

Special services provided include the production of photostats and 
negatives from text, line drawings, advertisements, etc., and a modern 
electronic typesetting system where text can be transmitted from word 
processors, located in Campus departments, to Printing Services, for 
timely typesetting. 

For more information on these and other printing services, call 
x3128. The technical staff is available for consultation on all printing 
matters and can offer innovative suggestions for your printing needs. 
97 Hours: Monday through Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. 

Career Development Center 

Third Floor, South Wing of Hombake Library Building 

Every semester you are in college you can do at least one thing to 
make sure you end up in a career that is right for you. Your future 
depends on it. Getting a clearer idea about what you are good at and 
what you like to do. Finding a major that will feel right to you. Set- 
ting realistic goals. Investigating prospective job fields. Writing a win- 
ning resume. Getting the job you want. Just one thing a semester! 
The Career Development Center will help you figure out what to do. 

Would you like to get college credit for your career planning? Try 
EDCP 108D, a one credit course that will teach you how to plan for 
your future and career. 

Do you want to check out what you can do after college with your 
major? You will like what you find in the Career Library (3112 Horn- 
bake). . .information about almost any job you can think of. . .the 
tricks of figuring out what you really want to do in a 
career . . . videotapes that will teach you how to do different things in 
your career planning ... a computer that will help you plan your career 
goals . . . information about employers. . .job leads . . . and friendly peo- 
ple who will help you locate what you are looking for. 

You don't know how to begin your career planning or what to do 
next? Career Counselors will help you personally. Just walk into the 
Career Library and say, "I would like to talk with a Career Counselor." 
Monday through Thursday, 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. You are welcome 
from the start to the finish of your college education, and then some. 


Commuter Affairs 


Office of Commuter Affairs 
1195 Adele H. Stamp Union 
454-3645, 5274 

Whether Hving with your parents or commuting from your own 
apartment, the Office of Commuter Affairs sponsors valuable services 
for you. Check with us if you need assistance with: 

Off-Campus Housing: OCA maintains up-to-date computerized 
listings of rooms, apartments, and houses (both vacant and to share) 
organized by cost, type of housing and distance from campus. Per- 
sonalized printouts can be requested which list housing oppor- 
tunities tailored to your individual needs. Area maps, apartment 
directories, a landlord complaint/recommendation file, model leases, 
and information on tenant/landlord rights and responsibilities are 
also available in the office to aid in your housing search. 

Transportation: OCA can assist students who are interested in 
carpool options gain access to the individual matchup program, 
student-sponsored regional carpool programs, and priority parking. 
We have schedules for Shuttle (the UM transit system for students), 
Metrobus and Metrorail services. For an overview of transportation 
available to students pick up a copy of our brochure, "Transporta- 
tion Alternatives." 

Settling In: UMaps were developed by OCA as a special type of 
guide to campus. They can help you learn about the opportunities 
on campus which best fit your particular interests. OCA also has 
a number of brochures which can help you discover the best places 
on campus to eat or hang out. If you are looking for a way to get 
involved on campus, OCA can tell you about the student organiza- 
tion for commuters. University Commuter's Association. As a com- 
muter, you are already a member, and your input and energy is 
always appreciated. 

Please stop by or give us a call to take advantage of the services 
designed for you. For more detailed information, see the sections in 
your handbook on: Off-Campus Housing, Parking and Transportation 
Alternatives, CarpooHng to UMCP, and Shuttle UM. 

Parking and Transportation Alternatives 

Parking on campus can be challenging, but manageable with a lit- 
tle planning. If you are going to be driving to campus and are not 
in a carpool, try to arrive in your assigned lot at least twenty minutes 
before class. If you can't park in your assigned lot because it's full, 
don't panic. Lot 4 serves as an overflow lot throughout the semester. 

If finding a parking space is getting you down, consider carpooling. 
If you and at least two other students form a carpool, you are eligible 
to register with the Office of Commuter Affairs for a priority parking 

spot in a centrally located faculty lot. Sign-up begins the first day of 
Fall/Spring semesters. 

And, don't forget Shuttle-UM, the University transit system. You 
are delivered and picked up in front of the Stamp Union. There is 
no better way to avoid parking hassles completely. Shuttle-UM also 
serves many area apartments, shopping centers and connects with 
Metro. For further information, call: Carpool information 454-3645 
or Shuttle-UM 454-2255. 

Parking Tickets 

At Maryland, it not only rains and snows, but it tickets. Beige slips 
of paper magically fall from the sky and lodge themselves between 
your wiper blades and windshield. Should this happen to you (in four 
years it's bound to occur), you'll have to pay a fine. 

If you feel undeserving of the ticket, you may appeal it through the 
Student Traffic Appeals Board (STAB) or request a PGCDC trial (see 
the reverse side of the ticket). If you appeal to the Student Traffic Ap- 
peals Board, you must go to the STAB Office, Second Floor of the 
North Administration Building and file a form. This form must be 
completed and returned to that Office within 15 calendar days from 
the date the ticket was issued. 

A student board will review your appeal and do one of three things: 
(1) void out the ticket; (2) lower the fine; OR (3) deny the appeal. They 
will never raise the fine. If your ticket is a meter violation, you may 
appeal it through the UMCP-MVA Office or request a PGCDC trial. 
Towing fees may be appealed through the department initiating the tow. 

Counseling Center 

Shoemaker Building 
Monday-Thursday 8:30 p.m. 
Friday 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 

The Counseling Center offers a variety of programs all of which are 
designed to help you make full use of your potential while at the 

Occupational and educational information, as well as tape recorded 
conversations with academic department chairpersons about major- 
ing in their departments, are available in the reception lobby. The 
Counseling Center includes the following five divisions. Brochures 
describing these programs are available in the Center. Records kept 
as part of providing counseling services are confidential and not part 
of the University's educational records. Counseling Center offices are 
located in Shoemaker Building. 

Counseling Service: 

The psychologists at the Center provide professional counseling (in- 
dividual and group) to deal with depression, anxiety, loneliness or other 
problems common to students. They also offer many special counsel- 
ing workshops on such diverse topics as assertiveness, self esteem, 
human sexuality, reducing smoking and stress management. Students lOO 

who need to decide a major or a future career are given an opportuni- 
ty to investigate their interests, abilities and aspirations through in- 
dividual or group sessions. Telephone 454-2931. 

Learning Assistance Service 

Educational specialists provide individual and group work for im- 
proving academic skills. Workshops offered by this unit cover such 
topics as study skills, time management and exam anxiety. Telephone: 

The Service offers training in effective reading and writing skills, 
note taking, listening and exam preparation. Most courses are prepro- 
grammed so that you can take them at your own pace and fit them 
into your schedule. Even if you don't have learning problems the LAS 
can help you improve your skills. Seniors planning on graduate or 
professional school will also find these services valuable. 

The Lab offers a study skills course for college credit: EDCP 108B 
Reading and Study Skills. See the course schedule for more informa- 
tion. Telephone: 454-2935. 

Disabled Student Services: 

Professionals in this office provide services for disabled students 
including general campus information, assistance in locating inter- 
preters, readers for the blind and access guides to various buildings 
and facilities on campus. Telephone: 454-5028 (and TTY 454-5029). 

Testing, Research and Data Processing: 

National Testing programs such as the CLEF, GRE and Miller 
Analogies are administered through this office as well as testing for 
counseling purposes. In addition, the staff members produce a wide 
variety of research reports on characteristics of students and the cam- 
pus environment. Telephone: 454-3126. 

Parent Consultation and Child Evaluation: 

Professionals provide consultation, testing and counseling for 
youngsters ages 5-14 and families. Telephone: 454-7203. 

Disabled Student Service 

0126 Shoemaker Building 
454-5028 (voice) 
454-5029 (TDD) 

The fundamental mission of the Disabled Student Service is to help 
insure that each disabled student has an equal opportunity to par- 
ticipate fully in the total educational experience. 

Among the array of services provided are general campus informa- 
tion, interpreters for the deaf, readers for the blind, administration 
of classroom exams, counseling, access guides to various buildings 
and facilities on campus, and access to special equipment such as 
Braillers, Visual-Tek, TDD's, Talking Calculator, and Kurzweil Reading 
101 Machine. 

Experiential Learning Programs 

0119 Hornbake Librai:y 

Deciding on a major, choosing a career, testing your skills, getting 
practical experience before graduation . . . these are just a few of the 
reasons to select an internship, volunteer position, or cooperative 
education placement through the Experiential Learning Programs 

The unique cooperative education program gives you an opportunity 
to integrate full-time paid work experience into your academic pro- 
gram. The possibility of a permanent job offer after graduation is an 
added benefit. Part-time internships provide academic credit and 
sometimes pay. Volunteering is an additional way you can gain ex- 
perience in your major field while serving the community. 

You can choose your co-op, internship, or volunteer position from 
over 1,000 business, non-profit, or government sites in the Washington 
area willing to give students the opportunity to learn by doing. The 
job experience, confidence, and contacts you gain will be invaluable 
after graduation, as you show that your "textbook" knowledge has 
been put to practical use. 

Health Center 

The Health Center is located on Campus Drive directly across from 
Stamp Union. The Health Center provides primaiy care for the treat- 
ment and prevention of illness and injury. Health education and 
health promotion programs are also offered. The Health Center is open 
24 hours a day, seven days a week. Hours vary during semester 
breaks and holidays. You can be seen at the Health Center by appoint- 
ment, Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m., or at any time 
on a walk-in basis. 

Any currently registered student who has paid the health fee is 
eligible for care. The health fee is included in your university bill and 
covers routine health care for the semester. There are additional 
charges for special services such as X-ray, laboratory tests, dental treat- 
ment, allergy injections, casts, physical therapy, and pharmacy supplies. 

Health Center services include: 

• dental clinic • nutrition counseling 

• men's clinic • social services 

• women's clinic • laboratory 

• skin care clinic • pharmacy 

• physical therapy • health education 

• sports medicine • urgent care 

Mental health services are also available at the Health Center. 
Psychiatrists and a psychiatric nurse provide confidential evaluations, 
short-term individual psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and crisis. 

All information is released only with your written permission or a 
court ordered subpoena. The Health Center does not issue routine 
absence excuses for illness or injury. In cases of prolonged absence 102 

or a missed exam, with your signed permission, the Health Center 
will verify dates of your treatment. 

The Health Center does not routinely provide services for students' 
dependents (spouse, children). If your dependent needs medical care, 
the Health Center will provide a referral for services in the local area. 
Health insurance is strongly recommended. If you do not have 
health insurance a poHcy is available through the Health Center. The 
policy covers major medical expenses, including a large portion of 
hospital costs. Contact the insurance clerk at the Health Center for 
more information. 
Some important Health Center phone numbers: 

Appointments 454-4923 

Allergy/Immunization 454-4923 

Dental Clinic 454-4923 

Information 454-3444 

Men's Clinic 454-4923 

Mental Health Services 454-4925 

Pharmacy 454-6439 

Women's Health Clinic 

Women's Health Appointments 454-4923 

Women's Health Information 454-4921 

Help Center/Crisis Center 


656-9161 (Community Crisis Center) 

The HELP Center is a free, confidential and anonymous peer counsel- 
ing and crisis intervention service. If you are feeling emotionally stress- 
ed and simply want to talk to someone who will listen, the HELP Center 
can help you help yourself. Its volunteer staff receives intensive train- 
ing in interpersonal and intrapersonal skills. New members are always 

Services offered include: Information and Referrals, pregnancy 
testing, outreach on campus for emergency calls, TDD for the deaf 
(454-4167), and general hotUne and walk-in counseling. The HELP 
Center also leads awareness groups in areas of student concern such 
as sexual assault, academic pressures and interpersonal relationships. 

Call 454-HELP or walk-in 4pm to midnight, 7 days a week. Some 
shifts extend beyond the times listed. 

Human Relations Office 

Main office: 454-4124 

1114 Main Administration Building 

Branch Office: 454-4707 
1107 Hombake Library 

The UMCP Human Relations Office (HRO) sponsors a variety of ac- 
tivities and special events designed to nurture healthier relationships 
103 and to promote greater interpersonal and intercultural understanding 

among the diverse campus populations. The programs sponsored by 
HRO feature themes that appeal to the whole range of campus 
groups— from students to administrators. 

The HRO administers the Human Relations Code, the campus legal 
document which sets forth the process for dealing with complaints 
of discrimination on the basis of race, color, creed, sex, marital status, 
personal appearance, age, national origin, political affiliation, mental 
or physical handicap, and the exercise of the right to assemble peaceful- 
ly and freedom of speech (including the expression of sexual 
preference). Anyone wishing to discuss or file a complaint should con- 
tact the Campus Compliance Officer (454-4707) or one of the Equity 
Officers located in each academic college. 


Campus Information Center 454-3311 

Stamp Union Information Desk 454-2801 

Campus Directory 454-3311 

S.T.A.R. Center Academic & Tutor Information 454-4948 
24-hour Intramural and Recreation 

Facilities Information 454-5454 

Hoff Movie Line 454-2594 

International Education Service 

2115 North Administration Building 

The Office of International Education Services welcomes interna- 
tional students as well as students with an international perspective. 
International Education Services provides international students, 
nonimmigrant and immigrant, with support services while they pur- 
sue their academic programs at the University of Maryland. Services 
for international students such as advising in academic concerns, 
counseling in personal matters, and assisting with immigration pro- 
cedures are provided. Orientation programs specifically designed for 
international students are present each semester for the newly arriv- 
ed international students. These programs include sessions to facilitate 
adjustment to the educational environment at the University of 
Maryland and to the cultural life in the United States. 

Foreign/international applicants to the University of Maryland are 
processed through the Office of International Education Services. 
Assessments of foreign academic credentials, English proficiency, finan- 
cial and visa status are included in these evaluations. 

For those students who are interested in enriching their academic 
program as well as their personal development, study abroad oppor- 
tunities are available. Information concerning study abroad oppor- 
tunities is available in room 1113 North Administration - Study Abroad 
Office - 454-8645. For more information, see Study Abroad 


Maryland Media 

3144 South Campus Dining Hall 

Maryland Media offers typesetting, layout, copy camera and print- 
ing services to all University of Maryland students and organizations. 
They use an offset printing process and are available for large orders 
as well as small. Open Mon.-Fri. 9:30-4:30. 

Minority Student Services 

Office of Minority Student Education 
1101 Hombake Library 

The Office of Minority Student Education (OMSE) exists to enhance 
the personal and social development and academic success of minori- 
ty students. Our mission is to work together with other resources on 
campus to provide support services for minority students throughout 
their college career at the University of Maryland. 

Throughout the year OMSE implements several key programs that 
have as their objective, enhancing the recruitment, retention, and 
graduation of minority students at UMCP. Some of the programs, which 
constitute our support system, are the Academic services, Tutorial 
services. Annual Job Fair, Community Liaison, and Minority Pre- 
Professional Academic Societies Program. 

Nyumburu Cultural Center 

3125 South Campus Dining Hall 

The Nyumburu Center is the center for Afro-American Cultural, in- 
tellectual and social interaction in the University of Maryland 

Nyumburu's many productions and activities include lectures and 
seminars, art exhibits, presentations, productions and workshops in 
dramatic arts, dance, aerobics, creative writing and self defense. Nyum- 
buru also presents concerts in blues, jazz and gospel music. Academic 
courses in blues, jazz and dramatic arts are also offered. The 
distinguished artist-scholar series attracts some of the area's best to 
interact with students. 

Nyumburu is the home of the highly acclaimed Maryland Gospel 
choir which has served the Maryland community for the past ten years. 

Other organizations which utilize the Nyumburu facility as home 
base are the campus chapter of the NAACP, The Black Explosion 
Media Group and many others. 

Black student organizations use the facility and its resources on a 
constant basis. The center serves as a resource to the general popula- 
tion by highlighting the rich and positive aspects of Afro-American 
105 culture. 

The annual Miss Black Unity Pageant is one of the campus' most 
meaningful and popular events. With its goal of promoting unity in 
the University community, the pageant has positively impacted upon 
other area schools and organizations. 

Post Offices 

Signed, sealed and sitting on your desk because you can't figure 
out how to deliver it? Read on. Campus mail doesn't require a stamp. 
Just drop it in the campus mailboxes located in the Stamp Union in- 
formation desk. Don't put campus mail in standard U.S. mailboxes. 

A battery of machines in the lobby above the University Book Center 
of the Stamp Union can supply you with stamps, post cards, and other 
postal paraphernalia. You can even weigh packages. It's all self-service, 
so it's open whenever the Stamp Union is open. 

If the machines won't suffice, try the University Post Office in the 
Post Office & Custodial Building, Building 093, (454-3955). 

U.S. mailboxes are located at: 
The Adult Education Center 
Stamp Union 
North Administration 

Off-Campus Post Offices include: 
4815 Calvert Road 
College Park, MD 

9591 Baltimore Avenue 
College Park, MD 

Presidential Building 
6525 Belcrest Road 
Hyattsville, MD 

Record Coop 


The Record Coop, located on the ground floor of the Stamp Union, 
offers great music at the lowest prices in town. 

If your taste runs from classical to new wave, or anything inbetween, 
the Coop has what you're looking for. 

The Record Coop offers albums, recorded and blank tapes, video 
tapes, stereo accessories, and other "music" related goods. 

Record Coop Hours: 

Sunday 12:30-5:00 p.m. 

Mon.-Thurs 9:30-9:00 p.m. 

Friday 9:30-8:00 p.m. 

Saturday Noon-5:30 p.m. io6 

Returning Students Program 


This office, as a part of the Learning Assistance Service, coordinates 
support services for the returning student. A returning student is 
anyone 25 years or older and beginning, or coming back to school 
after a break in their formal education. Returning students typically 
have different needs than students in the traditional 18-22 year old 
age bracket and the Returning Student Program was created to meet 
these needs. The program sponsors a one credit course, EDCP 108R. 
which highlights study skills and provides an opportunity to discuss 
issues and compare experiences with other returning students. Other 
services include Second Wind, a resource handbook for returning 
students, a series of free workshops, individual counseling and an in- 
formation and referral service for all returning students. 

Those interested should stop by the office, located on the second 
floor of Shoemaker Hall, or call 454-2935. 

Student Legal Aid Office 

1219 Stamp Union 

The Student Legal Aid Office was estabUshed by the Student Govern- 
ment Association for the purpose of providing free legal services for 
students. The office provides advice for students with legal problems 
originating on- or off-campus. 

The office can represent students charged with University miscon- 
duct or academic dishonesty. Also, an attorney, a paralegal, and eight 
student legal interns are available for consultation for any type of legal 
problem a student may have: landlord-tenant, consumer, criminal, traf- 
fic, and University. 

The office is open Monday through Friday, 10:00 a.m.^4:00 p.m. 
Come in person and bring appropriate documents. 

Study Abroad Information 

Study Abroad Office 

1113 North Administration Building 


You can study in Europe, Africa, Latin America, almost any place 
in the world. Study Abroad is an exciting educational experience that 
is available to students in most majors. Students can study in foreign 
universities, select an internship or attend programs specially design- 
ed for students who want to study abroad. Academic credit can be 
arranged for many of these programs. The Study Abroad Office pro- 
vides information and advisement about all these opportunities. 

The office also assists students interested in work and travel abroad. 
International Student I.D. Cards, Youth Hostel Cards and Eurailpasses 
107 are issued. 

The University of Maryland runs study abroad programs in Lon- 
don, Israel, Germany, Denmark and China. 

University College 


University College is the continuing education campus of the Univer- 
sity. Classes are held during evenings, weekends, and some daytime 
hours at many locations throughout Maryland and the Washington, 
D.C. metropolitan area (as well as in Europe and the Far East through 
UMUC's overseas divisions). 

With the motto "We put you first," University College offers a variety 
of programs and formats for part-time learners. 

Undergraduate programs offer courses leading to Bachelor of Arts 
and Bachelor of Science degrees, and include the option of guided 
study through UMUC's Open University. At the graduate level, UMUC 
offers several Master of General Administration and Master of Science 
degree programs. Programs leading to certain types of certification 
such as Paralegal Studies, and Real Estate are available as well. 

Courses taken at UMUC can be applied to degrees at UMCP and 
other campuses of the University, as well as other colleges and univer- 
sities throughout the country, depending on their particular curricula. 

Non-credit short courses, seminars, conferences and training pro- 
grams are also offered through UMUC's Conferences and Institutes 

The Center of Adult Education, housing UMUC's offices in College 
Park, is a residential conference center providing meeting rooms, 
auditorium, lodging, cafeteria, catering facilities, and programming 
services. Parents of students are eligible to use the lodging facilities. 

For information about UMUC's programs or a complete Schedule 
of Classes, call 985-7000. 

University Publications 

The Undergraduate Catalog 

This catalog contains almost everything you ever wanted to know 
about the University of Maryland. And even some of the things you 
didn't want to know. 

The Undergraduate Catalog contains course descriptions, major re- 
quirements, and all the General University Requirements you need 
to know. 

Copies are available in the University Book Center, and you must 
show an I.D. to get one free. Otherwise there is a $2.50 charge. 


A newspaper published twice a month, the Eclipse focuses on the 
activities of the University's black students. It also covers national and 
international events of interest to all black community and should be 
read by all students. 108 

Black Explosion 

The second of two black student newspapers, the Black Explosion 
has been synonymous with the black student newspaper since the early 
1970's. The legacy remains rich and meaningful. 

The bi-weekly publication has a circulation of 5,000 copies. It 
features local news with a personal touch, national and international 


The Jewish student newspaper, published monthly during the regular 
school year. 
3111C South Campus Dining Hall 454-6411 

The Diamondback 

The campus award-winning daily newspaper. Join us - whether your 
interest lies in writing, photography, business or advertising. 
3136 South Campus Dining Hall • 

Business & Advertising 454-2351 

3150 South Campus Dining Hall - Newsroom 454-4325 

The Second Wind 

A publication of the Returning Students Program that lists a varie- 
ty of campus resources available to returning students is the Second 
Wind. Copies are available at the office of Admissions and the Counsel- 
ing Center's Learning Assistant Service located on the second floor 
of Shoemaker Building or just call x2935. 

The Terrapin 

Since 1901, the Terrapin yearbook has captured what students at 
the University of Maryland, College Park, are seeing, doing and think- 
ing. One of five independent Maryland Media Inc. publications, it is 
a colorful, hardbound picture book created annually for students, by 
students, about students. 

Watch for ads in the Diamondback for information about ordering 
the Terrapin. 

The book comes out in April and can be picked up in Room 3101 
of the South Campus Dining Hall. 

Veterans Affairs Office 

1108 North Administration Building 

The Veterans Affairs Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:30 a.m. 
to 4:30 p.m. to assist veterans, dependents and active duty personnel 
with their VA Education Benefits. 

Eligible persons who wish to be certified for benefits should call 
or report in person each semester. 


Bet You Can't 
Do It All?! 

Student Activities 


Adele H. Stamp Union 

The Stamp Union serves as the focal point of much social and 
cultural activity for the campus community, and it provides a variety 
of programs, facilities, and services. The following list includes many 
of those services that are of interest to incoming students. 

An Information Desk for campus affairs (x2801) is located in the 
main lobby, and provides information about any events occurring on 
campus. Also available are maps, schedules for the local transporta- 
tion systems, tax and registration forms, catalogs, calendars, a deposit 
box for campus mail, and a payment box for traffic violations. A lost 
and found service is also maintained at the desk. 

The Stamp Union has approximately 100 student positions available 
for people with various skills. The Union is open about 15 hours a 
day, seven days a week, so Union jobs could fit almost any schedule. 
For more information, go to the Union's Administrative offices, room 
2104, or call 454-2807. 

At the beginning of each fall semester, the Stamp Union keeps its 
doors open until 3:00 a.m. with the annual All-Niter. Food demonstra- 
tions, movies, music, games and more programs than you can imagine 
are squeezed into every room, lounge and hallway of the Union. It's 
our invitation to you to explore what we have to offer and to be our 
guest for a night of continuous entertainment. 

Stamp Union Programs 
Room 0219 Stamp Union 

Hoff Theater! Art Center! Glass Onion Concerts! College Bowl! These 
are only a few of the many diverse activities which the Stamp Union 
provides for the campus community. 

Stamp Union Programs consist of the Stamp Union Program Coun- 
cil (SUPC) and Stamp Union Program Department (SUPD). SUPC is 
comprised of ambitious student volunteers who initiate and implement 
programs in cooperation with a trained professional staff. SUPD com- 
mittees include Film, Glass Onion Concerts, Outdoor Recreation, Spec- 
trum Showcase, Publicity and Promotions, Premier Productions, 
Games and Tournaments, Cultural Events, and Issues and Answers. 

You can enjoy Stamp Union Programs in one of two ways: 

1. Come to one or many of our events! Our programs are low-cost 
and we're sure you'll find some suited to your taste. no 

2. Join a committee and learn how to plan activities like these. 
Either way you choose, we're happy to see you. Here's an overview 
of our offerings: 

Spectrum Showcase 

Spectrum Showcase strives to present a wide "spectrum" of alter- 
native entertainment to the campus community. Film, music and com- 
edy are the types of entertainment that have been presented by Spec- 
trum over the past year in the Stamp Union Atrium. This rather free 
form committee is looking for people who would like to see more of 
the non-mainstream types of entertainment brought to campus. 

Terrapin Trot 

The annual Terrapin Trot, a 10 kilometer (6.2 miles) foot race 
through the beautiful University of Maryland campus, was initiated 
in 1980 and has been run each succeeding year in October. The Trot 
just keeps getting bigger and better every year. Each registrant receives 
an official Terrapin Trot T-shirt and is eligible to compete for the top 
prizes. So why not make plans to join in the excitement of this year's 

Wanderlust Unlimited 

A unique program, Wanderlust Unlimited sponsors distinguished 
film lecturers who present their travel and adventure films in the Hoff 
Theater. These lectures are among the best in their professions, hav- 
ing presented their film programs worldwide at colleges, universities, 
cultural centers, museums and on such prestigious series as the 
National Geographic Society programs. This program is presented ap- 
proximately seven times a year with options for Sunday afternoons 
or Monday evenings. 

Hoff Theater 

Hoff Theater, located in the Stamp Union northwest end, is the place 
to go for inexpensive first-rate movies. Hoff brings the campus com- 
munity contemporary favorites and blockbusters, old American and 
foreign classics, and party-type action/adventure series for half the price 
of off-campus theaters. The Hoff Theater features Dolby sound, 746 
seats and a large screen. Films are shown Tuesday-Sunday for $1.75 
with I.D. for students. On Friday and Saturday you late night 
moviegoers can also catch the featured midnight movie. 

Film Committee 

The film committee is made up of student volunteers who are inter- 
ested in both film and putting on film events. The committee selects 
the films playing at Hoff Theater and publishes the Hoff Movie 
Brochure. In addition, the students put on other successful programs 
such as the Tuesday Free Film Series at Hoff Theater and the weekend 
Cinema Fests in the Colony Ballroom. Come to the Union and enjoy 
one of our events, or join the film committee and help the movie enter- 
111 tainment for your campus. 

Mini Courses 

Aerobics, bartending, car repair, karate— this is just a sampling of 
the informal non-credit courses offered each semester. Each class runs 
for approximately eight weeks in the middle of the semester. Inexpen- 
sive fees are charged, and registration is at the Stamp Union Ticket 

Atrium Showcase 

Any Wednesday while the University is in session, you will find the 
noon hour livened up with the Atrium Showcase. Atrium Showcase 
programs are free and open to the public and include such entertain- 
ment as opera, wind ensembles, fold music, gospel, etc. Bring a friend, 
bring your lunch and enjoy the entertainment. 


Campus Criterium Bicycle Race 

Just as the Terrapin Trot has become a tradition in the fall semester, 
Campus Criterium is now a tradition in the spring semester! The Cam- 
pus Criterium. which actually consists of many different races around 
Byrd Stadium, will match not only some of the top racers in the area, 
but also those "racers" who just like to peddle for the fun of it. Be 
sure to watch for details on this major campus event! 

Outdoor Recreation 

Hiking, sailing and parachuting are just a few of the many outdoor 
activities which this committee plans and organizes for the enjoyment 
of outdoor enthusiasts on campus. If you like to keep company with 
outdoor lovers, come to one of our meetings or register for one of 
our trips at the Union Ticket Center. 

Glass Onion Concerts 

Glass Onion Concerts presents top notch national and regional enter- 
tainment at affordable prices on a regular basis to the campus com- 
munity. All concerts take place in the Grand or Colony Ballroom of 
the Stamp Union. 

Issues and Answers 

Popular lecturers such as Eugene McCarthy and Red Auerback, 
discussions with campus administrators like Chancellor John Slaughter 
and Financial Aid Director Ulysses Glee, and University-wide 
distinguished faculty have all been featured by the Issues and Answers 
committee. Want to arrange a lively debate on a current hot issue? 
Then this committee's the one for you! 

Cultural Events 

This exciting new committee has started out by offering excursions 
from campus to area sites such as The White House, downtown D.C. 
museums, and historic Annapolis. Coming up on their calendar will 
be dance presentations and symphonies. If you'd like to become 
involved in the next cultural series, give us a call! 

Parents' Association Gallery 

The Parents' Association Gallery is located in the Stamp Union and 
features contemporary art from Maryland as well as work from selected 
national and international artists. This gallery is open Monday- 
Saturday 8:00 a.m.-8:00 p.m. and Sunday 12:00 noon-8:00 p.m. 

Art Center (see separate listing under Crafts) 

Recreation Center 
Lower level Stamp Union 

If you can't find anything to do between classes, head down to the 

basement level of the Stamp Union. You'll find pinball machines, com- 

113 puter games, billiards and a ten pin bowling lane. And if those games 

don't interest you, then stop into the T.V. room adjacent to the bowl- 
ing lanes, and catch the soaps. The Recreation Center is open 
Monday-Thursday 8:00 a.m.-10:30 p.m.. Friday-Saturday 1200 
noon-12:30 a.m.. and Sunday 12:00-10:30 p.m. The Macke Room on 
the ground level also has a wide assortment of pinball and video 

The Outhaus 

If you need camping gear or a typewriter, check out the equipment 
available in the Outhaus. lower level of the Stamp Union. You can 
rent typewriters by the hour or month, and tents and sleeping bags 
for that summer trip to Europe. Call 454-2186 for more information. 
Union Shop 

Room 0103 Stamp Union 

The Union Shop. located on the ground level, offers a variety of 
smoking supplies, newspapers, magazines, candy and cigarettes The 
Flower Shop, next door, can provide flowers for any special occasions. 
Ticket Center 
Room 0104 Stamp Union 

Tickets for on-campus. University sponsored events may be pur- 
chased at the Ticket Center located on the ground floor. Also available 
are advance sales through Ticket Center and registrations for the 
Union's Mini Courses. 

Alt Galleries 

There are three art galleries on campus, two in the Art-Sociology 
Building and one in the Adele H. Stamp Union. The large University 
Ga lery is located in room 2202 and features major contemporary and 
historical exhibitions organized by the Gallery or borrowed from other 
institutions The West Gallery is a smaller space in the Art-Sociology 
Building which features the work of students here at the University 

The Parents Assocation Gallery, located off the main lobby of the 
btamp Union, exhibits local, national and international art Exhibi- 
tions with open-house receptions occur monthly. An annual under- 
graduate painting competition (open to all University of Maryland 
students) boasts a $500 purchase prize. The annual Alumni show is 
a popular gathering place for old friends. The Gallery welcomes exhi- 
bition suggestions from University Departments, faculty, students and 

Alts & Crafts 

Art Center 

Ground floor of Stamp Union 


The Art Center is an open studio and work space for the University 
and the surrounding community. It is located on the ground floor of 1 14 

the Stamp Union near Hoff Theater. We provide hand tools and equip- 
ment for woodworking, photography, ceramics, jewelry, stained glass, 
weaving and many other crafts. We'll also sell or locate hard to find 
supplies. Resident artists will gladly show you "how to" by answering 
your questions. 

Alt & Craft Classes 

Craft Center, Stamp Union 


Easy-to-learn classes are taught at the Art Center located on the 
ground floor of the Stamp Union. 

Classes are non-credit, normally six weeks long and cheap! Most 
hand tools are provided. Materials are extra. Classes include how to 
design and build furniture; how to print black and white or color 
photographs ... or even how to use your 35mm camera. All types of 
textiles are taught such as quilting, weaving, silkpainting, knitting, 
spinning and silkscreen. Jewelry classes offer stone setting, as well 
as, the basics. The ceramic classes teach wheel throwing and glazing 
techniques. Free workshops are offered on Saturdays. 

Craft Fairs 

The three annual Craft Fairs are juried fairs which bring regional 
artisans to the University. The Fall Craft Fair is located on the Horn- 
bake Library Mall as is the Spring Fair. The Holiday Craft Fair is a 
major event for the campus and is located in the Grand Ballroom of 
the Stamp Union. 

Campus Activities 

1191 Stamp Union 

Campus Activities and student organizations can be a very impor- 
115 tant part of your experience here at the University. Students who get 

involved in the life of the campus are more satisfied with their college 
experience and more likely to stay in school and graduate. The Office 
of Campus Activities is here to help you find out all about student 
clubs and organizations: how to join one, how to form one, how to 
make one better. Acting as a service center for the more than 350 
student groups, the Office of Campus Activities coordinates space reser- 
vations, SGA funded accounts, and leadership programs. Watch out 
for the First Look Fair in September, where you can meet represen- 
tatives from many student groups and get yourself involved. 

B'nai B'lith Hillel-Federation 

Jewish Student Center 
7612 Mowatt Lane 
College Park, MD 20740 

The B'nai B'rith Hillel-Federation Jewish Student Center is the center 
of Jewish activity on campus. Hillel's programs include a variety of 
cultural and religious, social and political programs. The diversity of 
the program is designed to meet the varied interests of Jewish students 
on campus. In addition the Center offers counseling services, a Judaica 
library, game room, TV lounge, dining area, classes, basketball, 
volleyball, and much more. To receive announcements call 422-6200 
or send your name and address in for the mailing list to PO Box 187, 
College Park, MD 20740. 

Clubs and Organizations 

14 Karat Club 


Afghan Students Association 

African Students Association 

Agricultural Student Council 

Agriculture and Resource Economics 

Aikido Club of Maryland 
Air Force Reserve Officer Training 

Alcoholics Anonymous 
Alpha Chi Omega 
Alpha Chi Sigma 
Alpha Delta Pi 
Alpha Epsilon Phi 
Alpha Epsilon Pi 
Alpha Epsilon Rho 
Alpha Gamma Delta 
Alpha Gamma Rho Fraternity 
Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority 
Alpha Omicron Pi 
Alpha Phi 

Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity Inc. 
Alpha PHi Omega 
Alpha Queens Organization 
Alpha Xi Delta 
Alpha Zeta 

Amateur Radio from the University of 

American Association of Textile 

Chemists and Colorists 
American Civil Liberties Union 
American Marketing Association 
American Nuclear Society 
American Society for Microbiology 
American Society for Personnel 

American Society of Agricultural 

American Society of Civil Engineers 
American Society of Interior Designers 
Americans of European Descent 
Amnesty International of Maryland 
Angel Flight (AFROTC) 
Animal Husbandry Club 
Anthropology Student Association 
Architecture Student Associatin 
Arnold Air Society 
Art History Association 
Art League, The 
Art Students Association 
Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs 
Association of Eritrean Students 
Association of Scholars & Students 



B'nai Brith Federation Hillel 
Badminton Club 
Baha'i Club 
Baltic Club 

Bangladesh Students Association 
Baptist Sudent Union 
Barbarian Social CLub 
Bel Air B 

Bel Air Country Club 
Beta Alpha Psi 
Beta Theta Pi 
Bible Study Group 
Black Engineers Society 
Black Student Media Network 
Black Student Union 
Boxing Club of UMD 
Bozack Inc. 
CARP (Coll. Assoc, for the Research of 

Ccunbridge A 
Cambridge Area Council 
Cambridge C 
Cambridge D 
Campus Bible Fellowship 
Campus Crusade for Christ 
Campus Literary Society 
Care Support Group 
Caribbean Students Association 
Caroline Hall 
Caroline Hall (2) 
Carroll Cougars 
Carroll Hall 69ers 
Catholic Charismatic Prayer Group 
Cecil Hall 
Centerville A 
Centerville G 
Cengterville H 

Cercle Francais/Circolo Italiano 
Chancellor's Student Advisory Council 
Charles West Hall 
Chess Club 
Chestertown A & B 
Chi Epsilon 
Chinese Culture Club 
Chinese Student Association 
Circle K 
Classics Club 
College Republicans 
Collegiate 4-H Club 
Commuters Offering Organized 

Conservation Club 

Council for Exceptional Children 
Criminal Justice Student Association 
Cultural Conservation Society 
Cumberlan Coneheads 
Cumberland Ducks 
Cumberland Eagles 
Cumberland Hawks 
Dance - UM 
Dancers Against Cancer 

Delta Delta Delta Sorority 

Delta Gamma Fraternity 

Delta Phi Epsilon 

Delta Sigma Phi Fraternity 

Delta Sigma Pi Fraternity 

Delta Sigma Theta Sorority 

Delta Tau Delta Fraternity 

Delta Upsilon Fraternity 

Democratic Socialists of America 

Denton Ara Council 

Disabled Student Alliance 

Dorchester Hall 

Easton Eight 

Easton Four 

Easton Hall 

Easton One 

Easton Six 

Edmund Burke Society 

Egyptian Student Association 

Elkton Elites 

Elkton One 

Elkton Seven 

Elkton Three 

Elkton Two 

Ellicott Area Council 

Ellicott Seven 

Ellicott Six Warriors 

English Undergraduate Association 

Environmental Conservation 

Equestrian Association 
Eta Kappa Nu Association 
Fifth Avenue 

Filipino Cultural Association 
Finance Banking and Investment 

Fire Service Dormitory 
Food Nutrition Institution 

Administration Club (FNIA) 
Forestry Club 
Free University 
Friends of the Food Coop 
Future Farmers of America 
Future Managers of America 
Future Shock Inc. 
G.U. P.S. (General Union of Palestine 

GI Club 

Gamma Phi Beta 
Gamma Theta Upsilon 
Gate and Key Honorary Society 
Gay and Lesbian Student Union 
General Honors Program 
Geology Club 
German CLub 
Glass Onion Concerts 
Goju Ryu Karate Club 
Golden Gauntlet Interest Group 
Golden Key National Honor Society 
Gospel Choir 

Graduate Indian Student Association 
Graduate Student Association 
Hagerstown Seven 

Hagerstown Six 

Hagerstown Two Yacht Club 

Health Center Student Advisory Board 

Hellenic CLub 

Heterosexual Club 

Historical Simulation Society 

History Undergraduate Association 

Home Aid 

Homecoming Committee 

Horticulture Club 

INAC Club 

Ice Hockey 

Indian Students Association 

Indonesian Student Association 

Institute of Agriculture 

Institute of Electricaland Electronics 

Engineers (IEEE) 
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship 
Interfraternity COuncil 
Internat'l Org. of Undergraduates in 

International Student Association 
Israeli Student Society 
Isshin Ryu Karate Club 
Japanese Culture Club 
Jewish Activity and Social Organization 
Jewish Student Union 
Kappa Alpha 

Kappa Alpha Psi Fraternity 
Kappa Alpha Psi Sweetheart Kourt 
Kappa Alpha Theta 
Kappa Delta 

Kappa Kappa Psi (Band) 
Kappa Sigma 

Korean Graduate Students at Maryland 
Korean Student Association 
LaPlata 3 
LaPlata 4 

Latter-Day Saints Student Association 
Leonardtown 246 
Leonardtown Area Council 
Leonardtown Forty-niners 
MBA Association 
MD Leadership Development 
MD Medieval Mercenary Militia 
Malaysian Student Association 
Maryland Bridge Club 
Maryland Floor Hockey Club 
Maryland Gymkana Troupe 
Marland Images 
Maryland Resident Darkroom 
Maryland Sailing Association 
Maryland Space Futures Association 
Men's Rugby Club 
Men's Volleyball Club 
Minority Computer Science Society 
Minority Pre-Professional Psychology 

Monarchist Party 

Mortar Board National Honor Society 
Moslem Students Society 
Moslem Students Union 

Mu Phi Epsilon 

Muslim Students Association 


NSA University Club 

National Association of Accountants 

National Traditinalist Causes 


New Life Christian Students 

North Gym Karate Club 

North Hill Area Council 

Northern America Student Center 

Omega Psi Phi 

Omicron Delta Kappa 

Order of Omega (Kalegethos) 

Organization of Arab Students 

Oriental Defense Arts Club 

Oxen Hill Commuters Association 

P.A.C.E. (People Active in Community 

Pakistani Student Association 
Pan-Hellenic Council 
Panhellenic Association 
Parapsychology Club 
Personal Computing Association 
Phi Beta Lambda 
Phi Beta Sigma Crescent Club 
Phi Beta Sigma Fraternity 
Phi Beta Sigma Squires 
Phi Beta Sigma Starlettes 
Phi Chi Theta (Alpha Mu Chapter) 
Phi Gamma Delta Fraternity 
Phi Kappa Sigma 
Phi Kappa Tau Fraternity 
Phi Sigma Delta 
Phi Sigma Kappa 
Phi Sigma Sigma 
Philosophy Student Association 
Physical Therapy Club 
Pi Beta Phi Sorority 
Pi Kappa Alpha 
Pi Tau Sigma (Mechanical Engineering 

Honors Fraternity) 
Poultry Science Club 
Pre-Dental Society 
Pre-Medical Society 
Pre-Professional Hispanic Society 
Progressive Student Alliance 
Psi Chi National Honor Society in 

Public Relations Students Society of 

Queen Anne's Dorm 
Queen Anne's Hall 
Raquetball Club 
Recreation Society 
Residence Halls Association 
S.M.A.R.T. (Students Mad at Rising 

S.T.A.R. Center 
SUPC Executive Board (Student Union 

Program Council) 
Semper Fidelis Society 
Sigma Alpha Mu 
Sigma Alpha Omicron (Microbiology) 


Sigma Chi Fraternity 

Sigma Delta Pi (Spanish Honor Society) 

Sigma Delta Tau 

Sigma Gamma Tau (Aerospace 

Sigma Kappa (Beta Zeta Chapter) 
Sigma Nu Fraternity 
Sigma Phi Epsilon 
Sigma Pi Fraternity 
Singapore Cultural Association 
Society for the Advancement of 

Society of American Military Engineers 
Society of Automotive Engineers 
Society of Fire Protection Engineers 
Society of Manufacturing Engineers 
Society of Professional Journalists 
Society of Women Engineers 
Somerset Third and Fourth Floor 
South Hill Area Council 
Spanish Club 
Special Olympics (TKE) 
Square Dance Club 
Student Alumni Board 
Student Entertainment Enterprises 
Student Government Assocition 
Student Organization of Sri Lanka 
Student Voice 

Students Against Multiple Schlerosis 
Students Against Drinking and Driving 
Students for America 
Students for Change 
Surf Club 
Table Tennis Club 
Tau Beta Pi Honor Society 
Tau Beta Sigma Sorority 
Tau Ep-silon Phi 
Tau Kappa Epsilon 
Terp Christian Fellowship 
Terrapin Dining Club 
Terrapin Flying Club 

Terrapin Ski Club 

Terrapin Trail Club 

Thai Student Association 

The Maryland Bridge Club 

Theta Chi Fraternity 

Three M Movie Club 

Thurgood Marshall Pre-Law Society 

Training Center for Basic Cardiac Life 

Transcendental Meditation Club 
Turkish Student Organization 

UJltimate Frisbee Organization 
Undergraduate Muslim Student Club 
United Jewish Appeal 
University Commut ers Association 
University Sports Car Club 
University Talent Show Committee 
Vedic Cultural Society 
Veterans Club 
Veterinary Science Club 
Vietnamese Student Association 

Water Polo Club 
Wicomico Hall Government 
Wicomico Hall Government 
Women's Soccer Club 
Wonhwa-do Karate Club 
Worcester Hall 
Worker s Rec Klub (WReck) 
World Do Hap Sool Association 
Young Americans for Freedom 
Young Democrats 
Zeta Phi Beta Sorority 
Zeta Psi Fraternity 
Zeta Psi Little Sisters 
Zodiac Club of Zta Phi Beta 
Zoology Undergraduate Student 

SUPC Outdoor Recreation Committee 


Alpha Epsilon Pi 
No. 13 Fraternity Row, 277-9819 

Alpha Gamma Rho 
7511 Princeton Avenue, 927-9831 

Alpha Phi Alpha 
3105 Main Dining Hall, 454-4952 

Alpha Tau Omega 
3105 Main Dining Hall, 454-4952 

Beta Theta Pi 
1211 L Stamp Union, 454-4952 

Delta Sigma Phi 
119 4300 Knox Road, 927-9770 

Delta Tau Delta 
No. 3 Fraternity Row, 864-9780 

Delta Upsilon 
No. 6 Fraternity Row, 454-6051 

Iota Phi Theta 
1211 L Stamp Union. 454-4952 

Kappa Alpha 
No. 1 Fraternity Row, 454-6061 

Kappa Alpha Psi 
1211 L Stamp Union, 454-4952 

Kappa Sigma 
7305 Yale Ave.. 927-1869 

Omega Psi Phi 
1211 L Stamp Union, 454-4952 

Phi Beta Sigma 
1211 L Stamp Union, 454-4952 

Phi Delta Theta 
4605 College Ave., 927-9884 

Phi Gamma Delta 
7501 Hopkins Ave., 864-9398 

Phi Kappa Sigma 
No. 5 Fraternity Row, 454-6067 

Phi Kappa Tau 
7404 Hopkins Ave.. 964-9816 

Phi Sigma Delta 
No. 14 Fraternity Row, 454-5926 

Phi Sigma Kappa 
No. 7 Fraternity Row. 779-9601 

Pi Kappa Alpha 
4340 Knox Road, 779-9801 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 
No. 4 Fraternity Row, 454-6065 

Sigma Alpha Mu 
No. 2 Fraternity Row, 277-9770 

Sigma Chi 
4600 Norwich Road, 964-9807 

Sigma Nu 
4617 Norwich Road, 927-9187 

Sigma Phi Epsilon 
1211 L Stamp Union, 277-2752 

Sigma Pi 
1211 L Stamp Union, 454-4952 


Tau Epsilon Phi 
4607 Knox Road, 864-9513 

Tau Kappa Epsilon 
1211 L Stamp Union, 454-4952 

Theta Chi 
7401 Princeton Ave., 779-9715 

Zeta Psi 
7403 Hopkins Ave., 779-3750 

Game Rooms 

If you can't find anything to do between classes, head down to the 
basement level of the Stamp Union. You'll find pinball machines, com- 
puter games, billiards and a 10 pin bowling lane. And if those games 
don't interest you, then stop into the T.V. room adjacent to the bowl- 
ing lanes, and catch the soaps or challenge a friend in backgammon. 
The Macke Room on the ground level also has a wide assortment of 
pinball and video machines. 

Greek Life 

Greek Life refers to the Greek letter societies which make up the 
fraternity and sorority system. 

If you want to enrich your college years you might want to look 
into the Greek system. The Greek Community is composed of 52 frater- 
nities and sororities which have a combined membership of over 3,000 

Fraternities are organizations for males and sororities are organiza- 
tions for females. Sororities and fraternities both are designed to pro- 
mote scholarship and leadership, foster development of long lasting 
friendships, and provide service to the community. 

Greek Week 

April and Fraternity Row mean only one thing, Greek Week, as the 
members of the 52 fraternities and sororities combine their talents 
and energy in a week long celebration of the spirit and unity of the 
Greek System at Maryland. The week begins with a re-dedication 
ceremony, continues with a wide variety of events each day designed 
to enhance philanthropy, spirit, competition and the success of the 
Greek System. Regardless of the reasons, it's an experience guaranteed 
to create excitement in participants and/or observers. 


One of the biggest events of the fall semester is Homecoming, a 

series of high-spirited competitive events and activities designed to 

121 get the entire campus charged up and ready for the Homecoming foot- 

ball game. A student committee plans these events, which traditionally 
include Crazy Olympics, a Banner Contest. Talent Night, Pep Rally 
and Bonfire, and of course, the popular Homecoming Parade. For more 
information call 454-5605. 


Office of Campus Activities 
1191 Stamp Union 454-5605 

Alpha Chi Sigma 

Alpha Epsilon 

Agricultural Engineering 
Alpha Kappa Delta 

Alpha Lambda Delta 

Alpha Phi Sigma— Omega lota 

Criminal Justice 
Alpha Zeta 

Agriculture and Life Sciences 
Beta Alpha Psi 

Beta Gamma Sigma 

College of Business & Management 
Chi Epsilon 

Civil Engineering 
Delta Nu Alpha 

Delta Phi Alpha 

National German Honor Society 
Delta Sigma Pi 

Eta Beta Rho 

Eta Kappa Nu 

Electrical Engineering 
Gamma Theta Epsilon 

Iota Lambda Sigma 

Industrial Education 
Kappa Delta Pi 

Kappa Kappa Psi 

Kappa Tau Alpha 

Mortar Board Honor Society 

Service, leadership, scholarship 
Omega Chi Epsilon 

Chemical Engineering 122 

Omicron Delta Epsilon 

International Economics Honor Society 
Omicron Delta Kappa 

Honorary recognizing high standards of collegiate activities 

Omicron Nu 

National Home Economics Honorary 
Phi Alpha Epsilon 

PERH majors 
Phi Alpha Theta 

International Honor Society for History 
Phi Beta Kappa 

Liberal Arts and Sciences 
Phi Chi Theta 

Phi Eta Sigma 

Phi Kappa Phi 

All Academic Fields 
Phi Sigma 

Biological and all pure and applied fields 
Pi Alpha Xi 

Floriculture and ornamental horticulture 
Pi Mu Epsilon 
Pi Pi 

National Slavic Honor Society 
Pi Sigma Alpha 

Government and Politics 
Psi Chi 

Salamander Honorary Society 
Fire Protection Engineering 
Sigma Delta Chi 
Sigma Gamma Tau 

National in Aerospace Engineering 
Sigma Phi Alpha 
Dental Hygiene 
Tau Beta Pi 

National Engineering Honorary 
Tau Beta Sigma 


3113 Stamp Union 

The dilemma of getting the experience that's required to land a good 
job is being solved by the work of PACE (People Active in Communi- 
123 ty Effort). 

For over fifteen years, PACE has been matching University students 
with volunteer jobs in areas as diverse as mental health care and tutor- 
ing, providing students with practical experience and the satisfaction 
of helping and caring. In addition to finding volunteer jobs for students, 
PACE provides transportation to many of the projects. 

Once again, students will have the opportunity to work with pro- 
jects in areas which include mental health, rehabilitation, medical care, 
tutoring, geriatrics, and counseling. Those being served by PACE 
volunteers include Washington Hospital Center, Community Care Ser- 
vices, Sunshine Outreach Center, St. Elizabeths Hospital, and other 
Washington area service organizations. 

PACE invites you to drop by or call, and let us tell you of the oppor- 
tunities that we can offer you. 

Religious Services 

Roman Catholic 

William Kane, Chaplain 
Robert Keffer, Assistant 
Catholic Student Center 
Knox and Guilford Roads 

United Campus Ninisti^' 

(UCM is supported by Church of the Brethren, Disciples of 

Christ, United Presbyterian, United Church of Christ and United 


Rob Burdette, Chaplain 

Dorothy Franklin, Chaplain 

Room 2101, Chapel 



2246 Student Union 
Wed. - 12 noon Luncheon 

Christian Science 

Chapel Lounge 
Thursday 6-7 p.m. 


West Chapel 

Sun. - 10:00 a.m. - Holy Communion 
Wed - 12 noon • Holy Communion 
Fri. - 12 noon - Holy Communion 


Hillel House, 7505 Yale Ave. 

Mon.-Fri. - 6:45 a.m. Worship 

Fri. - 6:30 p.m. Orthodox Service 124 

Fri. - 6:30 p.m. Conservative Service 
Sat. - 9:30 a.m. Worship 


West Chapel 

Wed. - 12:30 - Holy Communion 
Hope Church and Student Center 
Knox and Guilford Rds. (opp. Lot 3) 
Sun. - 8:30 a.m. - Holy Communion 
Sun. - 11:00 a.m. Holy Communion 

Main Chapel 

Sun. - 11:00 a.m. 

Holy Communion - 1st Sun. of month 

Roman Catholic 

Catholic Student Center (Newman) 

Knox & Guilford Rd. (opp. Lot 3) 

Sat. - 6:00 p.m. Mass 

Sun. • 10:00 a.m. Mass 

West Chapel 

Sun. - 11:30 a.m. & 12:30 p.m. Mass 

Mon.-Fri. - 5:00 p.m. Mass 

Main Chapel 

Mon.-Fri. - 12 noon Mass 

Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Room 1116 

Confessions - Mon. thru Fri. 

11:15 a.m. • 11:45 a.m. 
(On Holy Days, Mass is celebrated in the Main Chapel at 11:00 
a.m. and 12:00 noon, and at 4:00 p.m. and 5:00 p.m.). 


Gerald Buckner, Chaplain 
Room 1101, Chapel 

Black Ministries Program 

H. Michael Lemmons 
Room 2120, Chapel 
454-5748, 454-5225 

Christian Science 

Carolyn Price 

Room 1112, Chapel Study Room 


Church of Christ 

John Brush, Chaplain 
Room 2128, Chapel 
125 454-5235 

Church of Latter Day Saints 

Richard Lambert, Director 

College Park LDS Institute of Religion 

7601 Mowatt Lane 



Wofford Smith, Chaplain 

Thomas Engram, Adjunct Chaplain 

Room 2116, Chapel 


Hare Krishna 

Room 1120, Chapel 


Rabbi Robert Saks, Chaplain 
Jewish Student Center 
7612 Mowatt Lane 


Beth Platz, Chaplain 
Room 2103, Chapel 

Room Reservations 

If your organization needs space to meet, then give room reserva- 
tions a call. 

For on-campus academic and non-academic buildings mcludmg the 
Chapel, call 454-4409. For rooms in the Center for Adult Education 
call 454-2325 or 779-5100. 

If you need space in the Stamp Union for rooms, display cases, or 
tables, call 454-2809. 


Alpha Chi Omega 
4525 College Ave., 864-7044 

Alpha Delta Pi 
4603 College Ave.. 864-8146 

Alpha Epsilon Phi 
No. 11 Fraternity Row, 454-5982 

Alpha Gamma Delta 
4535 College Ave., 864-9806 126 

Alpha Kappa Alpha 
3105 Main Dining Hall, 454-4952 

Alpha Omicron Pi 
4517 College Ave., 927-9871 

Alpha Phi 
7402 Princeton Ave., 927-0833 

Alpha Xi Delta 

4517 Knox Road, 927-1384 

Delta Delta Delta 
4604 College Ave., 277-9720 

Delta Gamma 

4518 Knox Road, 864-9880 

Delta Phi Epsilon 
4514 Knox Road, 864-9692 

Delta Sigma Theta 
3107 Main Dining Hall, 454-4952 

Gamma Phi Beta 
No. 9 Fraternity Row, 454-6089 

Kappa Alpha Theta 
No. 8 Fraternity Row, 454-6088 

Kappa Delta 
4601 College Ave., 864-9528 

Kappa Kappa Gamma 
7407 Princeton Ave., 277-1511 

Phi Sigma Sigma 
4531 College Ave., 927-9828 

Pi Beta Phi 
No. 12 Fraternity Row, 964-9436 

Sigma Delta Tau 
4516 Knox Road, 864-8803 

Sigma Kappa 
No. 10 Fraternity Row, 927-6244 

Zeta Phi Beta 
1211 Stamp Union, 454-4952 

Student Entertainment 
Enterprises (SEE) 

Rock and roll, ballet, jazz, and lectures-these are all programs spon- 
sored by Student Entertainment Enterprises. A student run organiza- 
tion SEE provides UMCP students a chance to become mvolved with 
the planning and administration of one of the largest events promo- 
127 tion groups found on an American campus. If you want to be in on 

the decision-making, promoting, or be a more knowledgeable member 
of the audience, call SEE at 454-4546, or stop by their office at 1211G 
Adele Stamp Union. 

Student Government Association 

Room 121 ID Adele Stamp Union 


Monday-Friday - 9:00-5:00 

Your Student Government Association is a body of elected students 
who serve as an umbrella organization for all student groups at the 
College Park campus. This years executives are: Tom Cooper. Presi- 
dent; Paul Croarkin. 1st Vice President: Virginia Russell. 2nd Vice 
President and James Reardon, Treasurer. There are also three other 
branches of the SGA: the Cabinet and Governance Board chosen by 
the President, and the SGA legislature which is elected. 

The Student Government is responsible for voicing student interests 
and rights before the campus administrators, the Board of Regents 
and the State Legislature. The Student Government is also respon- 
sible for allocating your Student Activities Fee to recognized student 
groups, and to providing student services. These services include: Stu- 
dent Entertainment Enterprises, Student Legal Aide. Auto Assistance 
Program, a night-time Campus Escort Service, a Typing Center, and 
a Finals Relief Center every semester. SGA also provides the S.T.A.R. 
Center (Student Tutorial and Referral Center), a place where you can 
get copies of old tests for free, and current semester syllabus' of 



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For a relaxing break from the grind of studies, a bit of culture might 
be just the right thing. University Theatre offers a varied slate of major 
shows in Tawes Theatre each year. There are also productions in the 
nearby Gallery Theatre and Experimental Theatre with a diverse selec- 
tion of shows. For those afflicted with the acting bug, all auditions, 
mainstage. Gallery and "E.T.," are open to all students and are usu- 
ally announced in the Diamondback. If you'd rather just watch, stu- 
dent tickets are available at the Tawes Theatre Box Office, at a modest 

University Talent Sliow 

The spring semester is the traditional time for the University Talent 
Show, the only event on campus focusing on amateur competition in 
the performing arts (singing, dancing, and comedy skits). This variety 
show comes complete with musicians, dancers and comedians, and 
any students are eligible to audition and bring hidden talent to the 
world's attention. 

Washington, D.C. 


Transportation seems to breakdown into two categories: the "haves" 
and the "have nots". The "haves" are those of you who are fortunate 
enough to have a car available to you. Since parking is so tight in 
downtown Washington, we suggest, if possible, that you do not drive. 
The "have nots" then, are those of you who do not have a car available 
and were smart enough to adhere to our advice given above. 
Washington is fortunate to have a very reliable bus system and a sub- 
way system that is among the most modern in the world. 

Your first trip downtown would be best accomplished on a weekend, 
since it is less crowded and the people downtown on weekends (tourists) 
will be as lost as you. Start your trip by boarding a Metro-Bus in front 
of the Stamp Union (Route R-2 southbound) and stay on until 
Brookland Metro Station. The Metro-Bus stops in front of the Union 
every 60 minutes and will cost about $1.25 on weekends, make sure 
you bring plenty of change since the bus drivers do not make change. 
Schedules for other rates are available at the Stamp Union Informa- 
tion Desk. 

Entering the Metrorail station may make you feel as if you have slip- 
ped ahead into the Twilight Zone. The Metro stations are all 
ultramodern and very automated. In the entrance of every metro sta- 
tion is a placard that details the Metro farecard systems. It is a three- 
step process to obtain a Metro farecard. First find a farecard machine 
and insert a one dollar bill into the machine (wrinkled dollars don't 
work well). Next select the farecard value you need (it will automatically 
show the amount you inserted). Lastly, push the button on the right 
and remove your farecard. Use your farecard to enter the Metro system 
by inserting it into the gate with the green light and white arrow. Upon 
exiting the Metro system, insert the card again. It will be returned 
129 to you if there is money left on it. 


Once on the Metro system at Brookland, you will need to travel on 
the Red line until you arrive at Metro Center. You will then get off 
at Metro Center and transfer to the Orange Line going towards New 
Carrollton or on the Blue Line toward National Airport. Once having 
transferred lines, disembark at the Smithsonian exit, and you will find 
yourself in the middle of all the museums, the White House, 
Washington Monument, and the Capitol. First priority should be a 
perusal of some of the museums that interest you. The Smithsonian 
Institute is not one building, but a series of over ten different museums. 
A place to start might be the Air and Space Museum, which contains 
incredible displays of aviation and space history, as well as a 
planetarium, and two films "To Fly" and the "Living Planet" which 
are spectacular scenic voyages around our globe on a five story high 
screen. These two films are an absolute must for Washington explorers. 

Another Smithsonian must is the East Wing in the National Gallery 
of Art. Construction was completed on this architectural wonder in 
1978. A walk around the building, with its moving sidewalk, indoor 
waterfall, and perhaps a bite to eat in their excellent cafeteria will 
highlight any trip to the Smithsonian. 

No matter what part of the Smithsonian you visit, a fun and enjoy- 
able day is yours, . . . but only if you do it. The Smithsonian is never 
as great when you listen to someone tell you what a great day they had. 


Washington is famous for both its fantastic restaurants and its wide 
variety of nightspots. 

Perhaps the greatest concentration of excellent restaurants, bars, 
and shops is in Georgetown. The heart of Georgetown is located on 
Wisconsin and M Streets downtown. Georgetown is largely a walking 
experience, with thousands of people on a sunny afternoon or a clear 
Friday night wandering from place to place. Unlike the rest of 
Washington, it is easiest to drive into Georgetown and park as near 
as possible to the corner of Wisconsin and M Street. 

There are many other areas that offer quality establishments that 
serve a variety of food and refreshments. Connecticut Avenue north 
and south of Dupont Circle (a Metro Rail station) is famous for its 
sandwich shops, movie theaters and restaurants. Another excellent 
area is on Pennsylvania Avenue north of the Capitol south Metro stop. 
This area, fondly called "Capitol Hill", has many ethnic restaurants 
where the executive crowd from Washington hang out. Who knows 
you might even bump into a Senator. 

WMUC AM65 and FM88 

The University of Maryland has two student operated, managed and 
maintained radio stations, as well as one of the largest record libraries 
in the area. 

WMUC-AM65 gives the students of College Park the very best in 
today's contemporary music. AM65 combines the old and the new, 130 

the best in today's album rock, new music, Top-40, and your favorite 

WMUC-FM88 can be heard within a 20-mile radius of the Univer- 
sity and brings a unique blend of the latest new wave, rock, funk, jazz, 
classical, folk, bluegrass, comedy, relevant news, and interviews with 
touring artists and local band members. 

Both AM65 and FM88 also give away tickets to concerts and 
Maryland sports events, albums, and a variety of other things. 

Auditions for DJs and other staff positions are held at the begin- 
ning of each semester. 


sports: Maryland 
Style Athletics 



A multi-purpose sports facility is Reckord Armory, located behind 
the Main Administration Building. Recreationalists may pursue a wide 
variety of sports including basketball, tennis, volleyball, box lacrosse, 
and jogging. From November through March, indoor tennis courts 
are available. 

The Armory is available for free play during both semesters Monday- 
Friday, noon-10 p.m. and on weekends in the spring semester from 
noon to 9 p.m. Free play may be pre-empted during the week from 
6-10 p.m. for intramural sport tournaments and on winter afternoons 
for varsity track practice. Call Rec-Check 454-5454 for current recrea- 
tional hours. 

Intramural Sports and 

The University of Maryland offers one of the finest intramural sports 
and recreation programs in the country. 

Visit the friendly ISR Staff in Armory #1104. They are ready to 
help you find what you need in free-time recreational opportunities, 
fitness/wellness sessions, special events, sport clubs and individual, 
dual and team intramural sports. They'll even help you find a team 
to join. 

While at the ISR Office, pick up free materials on upcoming ac- 
tivities and check the official announcements in the Armory lobby. 
Coverage of ISR events appears regularly on the "Diamondback's" 
sports pages along with an advertisement each Wednesday. For quick 
answers, call the staff on 454-3124 or Rec-Check, a 24-hour recor- 
ding, 454-5454. 

ISR activities are for men and women undergraduate and graduate 
students, faculty and staff. There's something for everyone— especially 

Fall semester activities include badminton, cross country, bowling, 
flag football, golf, one-on-one basketball, one-pitch softball, outdoor 
soccer, swimming and diving, table tennis, tennis, volleyball, and the 
Terrain Tip-Off Basketball Classic. In the spring semester the activities 
are basketball, bowling, box lacrosse, foul shooting, handball, 
horseshoes, indoor soccer, racquetball, squash, softball, track and field, 
weightlifting, wrestling, and the home-run derby. 132 

Winners and finalists in team, individual, and dual sports in the 
"AA" leagues receive awards of gold or silver medals. First-place 
finishers may opt for an "Intramural Champion" T-shirt instead of 
the gold medal. "A" champions and finalists receive certificates. 

The ISR staff also offers special events throughout the year, such 
as the very popular Sports Trivia Bowl and aerobic dancing sessions. 

Court Reservations x5624 

Basketball/Volleyball/Indoor Tennis Court Reservations . x3124 

Rec-Check x5454 

Part-time Jobs (Facility supervisors, referees, field 
maintenance crew, lifeguards, etc.) x3124 

Outdoor Courts and Sports 

When the sun is out and recreation is on your mind, there are many 
outdoor courts available on campus. For tennis buffs, the University 
has 38 courts. Fourteen can be found west of Cole Fieldhouse, eight 
on Valley Drive, eight east of the PERH Building, two east of the South 
Campus Dining Hall, and six south of Preinkert Fieldhouse. Only the 
Preinkert courts are unlighted. Lighted courts are available until 10:00 
p.m. daily between April 1 and October 31, weather permitting. 

Ten lighted basketball half-courts are located at the South Hill Quad, 
four in the Leonardtown Complex, two north of Cumberland Hall and 
two north of the Denton Complex. 

For the country club scene, the University offers a fine 18-hole par-71 
golf course west of Byrd stadium. The lighted driving range and put- 
ting green are closed in the winter, but the course remains open all 
year. Nominal greens fees are charged, but you can't beat having your 
own course across the street. Limited equipment rentals are available. 
Call x2131. 

Jogging opportunities are also available on the promenade in Cole 
Field House, around the track in Byrd Stadium, along the perimeter 
of the Golf Course and on the Par-Course. 

PERH Building (North Gym) 

For sports enthusiasts on campus, the Physical Education, Recrea- 
tion and Health Building (North Gym), contains practically every 
athletic facility one could imagine. This building houses the College 
of Physical Education, Recreation and Health. It has 2 gymnasiums, 
14 racquetball/handball courts, two squash courts, a gymnastics room, 
2 weight training rooms, a matted room for wrestling and judo, and 
2 multi-purpose rooms. 

This is a shared facility between Physical Education and Intramural 
Sports and Recreation. Hours available for recreational use of facilities 
vary. Call 454-5454 for current facility hours or drop by Armory #1104. 

During recreational hours, access is gained by showing picture ID 
and current semester UMCP registration cards. 

Court reservations for racquetball, handball, squash and half-court 
133 basketball are taken for all available recreation hours. Call 454-5624 

weekdays between 9 a.m. and 1 p.m. Some courts are classified as 
"first-come, first-served" and "challenge courts." At selected times, 
courts are set aside for badminton and volleyball play. Call 454-5624 
or 454-5454 for details. 

Spectator Sports 

If you enjoy watching first class college athletics, you've come to 
the right place. The University of Maryland is a member of the highly 
touted Atlantic Coast Conference and fields varsity teams in football, 
basketball, baseball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, ten- 
nis, track, and wrestling. The women's varsity athletics at Maryland 
include basketball, cross country, field hockey, gymnastics, lacrosse, 
swimming, tennis, track, and volleyball. 

All full-time undergraduates pay an Athletic Fee which is good for 
admission to home athletic events. Information and a schedule of ticket 
pickup dates will be available in the fall at the Athletic Ticket Office 
in the main lobby of Cole Field House and in the Diamondback. For 
women's basketball and men's lacrosse, full-time undergraduates will 
be admitted by showing both their current photo ID and registration 
cards. See you there! 

Swimming Pools 

No matter if you like swimming fifty laps a day, performing swan 
dives or just floating and soaking, the pools in Cole Fieldhouse and 
Preinkert Fieldhouse are open virtually year round for recreational 
purposes. You'll need to show your photo I.D. and current registra- 
tion cards. 

Call Rec-Check, 454-5454. Rec-Check is a 24 hour-a-day recording 
of hours for pools and other recreation services. 


UM Jargon m 

Terms you ivill need to know J 


Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps 


College of Agriculture 


Adults, Health, and Development Program 


1) Extreme illustration of cramming by staying up all night. 

2) An extravaganza held in the Stamp Union every September. 
Events include games, movies, concerts and sales. 


College of Architecture 


College of Arts and Humanities 



College of Business and Management 


Business and Public Administration 


College of Behavioral and Social Sciences 


Black Student Union 


College of Library and Information Services 


College of Computers, Mathematical, and Physical Sciences 


High rise dorms by University Blvd. 


To put maximum effort into studying (usually last minute) i36 

'^cume" (rhymes with rooms) 

Cumulative grade point average 



Ice cream place run by the University on Route 1 


The Diamondback, a daily campus newspaper 


One who lives in a dormitory 


Mixer held by fraternities and sororities 


To make an adjustment in your class schedule 


Environmental Conservation Organization. A campus recycling 
and environmental awareness group 


College of Education 


College of Engineering 


A fraternity 


A freshman 


A graduate assistant 

Glass Onion Concerts 

A student run group sponsored by the Stamp Union Program- 
ming office that promotes and produces concerts in the Stamp 


Grade point average 

graham cracker 

137 A block of Greek houses between College Ave. and Knox Rd. 


A member of a social fraternity or sorority 


General University Requirements 



Hill Area Counsel 


College of Human Ecology 

the hill 

The area in the center of the campus including those residence 


An examination 


The Intrafraternity Council which coordinates men's social frater- 
nity activity 


Intramural Sports and Recreation 


College of Journalism 

jud board 

One of several groups of students involved in the judicial process 
of the University. 


College of Life Sciences 


Macke room 

Areas in buildings where vending machines have been installed 

The Nail 

The area between the library and the Administration Buildings 

that is a gathering place for students on a nice day. 138 


A social gathering of students usually sponsored by an 



No grade reported 


Freedom house (Swahili), the Black student cultural center 


People Active in Community Effort— a student organization that 
coordinates community involvement 


College of Physical Education, Recreation and Health 


Pan Hellenic Council; governing body for predominantly Black 
fraternities and sororities 


School of Public Affairs 


(n) A person in the process of receiving training before becoming 

installed as an active member in a fraternity or sorority 
(v) to join a fraternity or sorority 



Resident assistant in a dormitory 


Resident director of a dormitory 


The residence halls association 

the row 

The fourteen Greek houses in a horseshoe shape facing Route 1 


A period of time (usually at the beginning of each semester) when 
fraternities and sororities recruit new members. 


139 Student Entertainment Enterprises 


The Student Government Association 


Cubicles and shelves of books in the library 


Teaching assistant; a grad student with teaching responsibilities 


Restaurant in the Cambridge complex featuring entertainment 


The nickname of the athletic teams 


The school mascot whose statue is in front of the McKeldin 



University Commuters Association 


Undergraduate Library or Hornbake Library 


University of Maryland at Baltimore 


University of Maryland at College Park 


University of Maryland Eastern Shore 


University Studies Program 


Instant Info 

How to Hnd what and where . . . fast! 


1. Declared Majors 

2. Undeclared 

1. See Schedule of Classes x3040 

2. Undergraduate Advisement x2733 
Center, 1117 Hombake 



Cole Field House 



1. General University 

Office of the Bursar 


2. Housing 

South Admin. 



University Book Store 

Stamp Union Bldg. 




Stamp Union 121 IG 



Stamp Union 0219 


SU Information 

Steunp Union 



Career Development 
Center, 3rd Floor, 
Hombake Library 



Office of Commuters Affairs, 



SU 1195 


Citizens Bank 
Ground Floor, SU 




COUNSELING (educational, 

1. Counseling Center, 


emotional-social, vocational) 

Shoemaker Building 

2. Career Development Center, 


Hombake Library 




1. Undergraduate Catalog 

2. Schedule of Classes 

3rd Floor Main Dining Hall 


1. University Printing 
Service Building Area 

2. Physics Duplicating 
Services, 0220 Physics 


On-Campus Only 






Undergraduate Catalog 

2130 North Admin. 

1144 S. Campus D.H. 

See Code of Student 
Conduct in Handbook 


0110 Hornbake Library 




Experiential Learning 
0119 Hornbake Library 

1104 Armory 



Undergraduate Catalog 



1119 Main Admin. 

Dr. Schoenberg 


1115 Hornbake Library 


Undergraduate Catalog 


Undergraduate Catalog 



Campus Drive 

1. Information and 


2. Appointments 


3. Mental Health 


4. Women's Health 


5. Health Education 



1. Off-Campus 

Office of Commuter Affairs 
1195 SU 


2. On-Campus 

Office of Resident Life 
3rd Floor North Admin. 


3. Greek 

1191 SU 



1130 North Admin. 



1. Campus Directory 


2. Campus Information Center 

Stamp Union 



2115 North Admin. 





In the dorms 
Down on Rt. 1 



Hornbake (UGL) 

McKeldin x2853 

or x5704 


Hyattsville Courthouse 
5012 Rhode Is. Ave. 



Campus Police 
SU Main Desk 





Motor Vehicle Office 
Table outside Judiciary 
Office 2108 North Admin. 




1101 Hornbake Library 

Lobby above SU University 

Book Center 
University Post Office 
General Services Building 
For off-campus see handbook 






2201 Shoemaker Building 


1136 SU 



x5375 or x5841 


2242 North Gym 





1211D SU 

x2811 or 5688 



Office of Campus Activities 

1191 Stamp Union x5605 

Student Government x2811 






2201 Shoemaker Building 

Counseling Center 


Shoemaker Building 


Hornbake Library 

Reckord Armory 


Athletic: Cole Field House 


0104 Stamp Union 


Tiiwes Fine Art 



Registrar's Office 
Main Desk, First Floor 
North Admin. 



1. Rides 

2. Carpool 

3. Around Campus 

4. Metro Transit Buses 

5. Greyhound 

6. Shuttle for Handicapped 








Unofficial transcripts can be 
obtained from your division 

Ride Board Stamp Union 

Office of Commuters Affairs x5275 

1195 SU 

Shuttle Bus x5841 or 5375 

In front of Cole Field House 637-2437 

Yale Ave. (1 bik. So. Rt. 1) 927-0047 

Just call x5375 

Star Center x4948 

Main Lobby, SU 

LAS x2935 

2201 Shoemaker Building 

Undergraduate Catalog 

Dr. Schoenberg x2530 

1115 Hornbake Library 

1108 North Admin. x3430 

0119 Hornbake Library x4767 

88 on the FM dial 

65 on the AM dial x2743 

3rd Floor Main Dining Hall 

3101 Main Dining Hall x2230 



For fast, detailed information over the phone 

What is TEL-UM INFO? 

TEL-UM INFO is an audio-tape library of free information prepared 
to assist all new students with the answers to the most commonly asked 
questions. This tape library is not meant to replace personal contacts 
with University personnel, but is designed to provide you with easily 
accessible information and referral to the appropriate person or office 
for follow-up. 

What are the tapes about? 

Tapes provide information on such subjects as registering for classes, 
orientation programs, on- and off-campus housing, and campus activi- 
ties. A complete listing of all subjects available for taped listening 

What is the calling procedure? 

Select the tape number you wish to hear by reviewing the listings 
in this booklet. Then simply dial one of the TEL-UM INFO numbers. 
State the tape number you've selected . . . Nothing more needs to be 
said. If you wish to hear another tape, hang up and dial again. 

How often can I use TEL-UM INFO? 

Call as many times as you wish. Select as many tapes as you want. 

What are the hours of operation? 

TEL-UM INFO is available seven days a week, excluding holidays, 
according to the following schedule: 
MONDAY-SUNDAY: 8:00 am-12:00 midnight 

How do I call TEL-UM INFO? 

TEL-UM INFO telephone numbers are based on where you live. 

• In the local Washington, D.C. calHng area: call 454-INFO (4636) 

• Within Maryland (but outside the Washington calling area): call 
800-492-0703 (TOLL FREE) 

• Outside the state of Maryland call 301-454-INFO (4346) 


1. Application Process (Undergraduate 31. Academic Advising 
Students) 32. Grading and Retention 

400. Application Process (Graduate 80. Alternative Grading Options 

Students) 107. Receiving a Grade of "Incomplete" 

2. Application for Summer Session 84. Academic Probation and Dismissal 

3. Transfer of Academic Credit 83. Withdrawing From/Returning To 
151. Transfer from Maryland Community' the University 

145 Colleges 33. Choosing a Major 

34. Changing a Major. College, Division 

35. Credit by Examination 
81. Honors Program 

Transfer of Academic Credit 
Tai<ing Notes 

37. Speed Reading 

38. When, Where and What to Study 
Test Anxiety 
Tutoring Services 
Reading and Study Skills 

Academic Dishonesty (Cheating 

Academic Dishonesty II (for Faculty 
and StafO 

Special Requirements, College of 
Business and Management 
Special Requirements, College of 

Special Requirements, College of 

Internships and Volunteer Service 
Cooperative Education (Co-op) 
Studying .Abroad 
Pre-Professional Programs and 

48. Library Facilities 

99. Transcript Requests 
112. Graduate Entrance Examinations 
122. ROTC 

500. Advising in Academic Divisions & 












110. Swim Facilities 
Intramural Sports 
On-Campus Leisure Opportunities 
Fraternities and Sororities 
Opportunities in the Arts 
Intercollegiate Sports 
Craft Shop (Student Union) 
Recreation Center (Student Union) 
Space Reservations (Student Union) 
Ticketron Service 

96. Camping Equipment 

55. Joining a Student Group 
Resource Center for Student 

Leadership Development Planning 

Leadership Development Course 
Leadership Workshops (Advance) 
Student Government 
Alumni Association 
Parent Association 




















Afro-American Studies Program 
ASTGR 100 Introduction to 

BOTN 100 General Botany (Non- 
Science Majors) 
BOTN 101 General Botany 
CHEM 001 Introduction to College 

CHEM 103 College Chemistry 1 
THET 110 Introduction to the 

EDCP 108 College Aims (Reading 
& Study Skills, Career Planning, 
Survival Techniques, Returning 

ENGL 101, Freshman English, 
lOlA, lOlX 
ENTM 100 Insects 
GVPT 170 American Government 
HIST 156 History of U.S. to 1865 
HIST 157 History of U.S. 

JOUR 100 Introduction to Mass 

LENF 100 Introduction to Law 

MATH 110 Introduction to 
Mathematics I 
MATH 115 PreCalculus I 
MATH 140 Calculus I 
Music Courses for Non-Music 

PSYC 100 Introduction to 

Physical Education Courses 
SPCH 100 Introduction to Speech 
SOCY 100 Introduction to 
ZOOL 101 General Zoology 


11. Student Fees (Undergraduate 

Student Fees (Graduate Students) 
Student Fee Refunds 
Financial Aid (Undergraduate 

Financial Aid (Graduate Students) 
Establishing In-State Residency for 
Fee Purposes 





58. Career Development Services 

92. Resume Preparation 

93. Preparing for Employment 

94. Establishing a Placement File 

601. Summer Jobs 

602. Researching the Hidden Job Market 

By dialing TELUM INFO number. , . 

hear a faculty member discuss the content, 105. Student Health Insurnce 

structure, evaluation methods and texts for 64. Health Center 

each of the following courses: 61. Community Health Resources 

vou can 104 


24. Eating On Campus 

25. Board Plan Options 

26. Special Board Options (Kosher, 


101. Alcohol 

312. Early Signs of an Alcohol Problem 

313. Responsible Decisions About 

Pregnancy Evaluation 
Men's Clinic 
Women's Health Clinic 




16. On-Campus Housing— Resident Life 

17. On-Campus Housing— Maryland 

18. On-Campus Housing— Non-Maryland 

19. On-Campus Housing— Overflow 

20. Off-Campus Housing— Fraternities 
& Sororities Boarding 

403. Graduate Student Housing 

21. Off-Campus Housing Service 

22. Off-Campus Housing— Signing a 

23. Temporary Housing 


300. When Should I Seek Outside Help 
for Personal Problems? 

301. Re-examining My Values 

302. Coping with Shyness 

303. Anxiety and Possible Ways to Cope 
With It 

304. How to Deal With Loneliness 

305. How to Handle Fears 

306. Coping with Stress 

307. The Female Sex Role— Changes 
and Stresses 

308. Male Sex Role— Changes and 

309. Death and Dying 

310. Understanding Grief 

311. Helping a Friend 

312. Early Sign s of an Alcohol Problem 

313. Resposible Decisions About 

314. How to Deal With Depression 

315. Becoming Independent From 

316. Suicidal Crisis 


4. Orientation Services for Freshmen, 
Transfers, and Parents of New 

5. Orientation Application Procedures 

6. Changing your Date 

7. Advisement and Registration Pro- 
cedures for Students Who Cannot 
Attend Orientation Programs 

8. Tours of Campus 

9. Campus Activities/Events Available 
to New Students Prior to 

10. Campus Size— A Help or a 
520. First Look 


71. Protecting Yourself and Your 

100. Personal Property Insurance 


106. Student Rights and Responsibilities 
82. Academic Dishonesty (Cheating, 

97. Judicial Programs Office 

108. Legal Aid Office 

120. Parking Ticket Appeals Office 


Campus Mediation Service 
Human Relations Office 


1. Admissions 

15. Banks 

56. Bookstores 

57. Campus Activities 

58. Career Development Services 

116. Chapel Facilities. 

59. Child Care Facilities. 

60. Commuter Affairs 

62. Counseling Center 

63. Disabled Student Services 

109. Internships and Volunteer Service 
121. Experiential Learning Center 

118. International Education Office 

64. Health Center 

65. HELP Center (Student Crisis In- 
tervention Center) 

117. Intensive Educational Development 

115. Job Referral Service 
97. Judicial Programs Office 

66. Minority Support System 
21. Off -Campus Housing 

4. Orientation 
41. Reading and Study Skills 

67. Religious Services 

16. Resident Life 

68. Returning Students 
13. Student Aid Office 

69. Stamp Union 

70. Veterans 

119. Womens Programs and Services 
600. Human Relations Office 

49. Jewish Student Center 
500. Advising in Academic Divisions & 

603. Campus Meditation Service 

604. Who was Adele H. Stamp? 


72. Transportation Alternatives 

73. Public Transportation 

74. Car-poling 

75. Registering Your Car 

120. Parking Tickets and Appeals 

76. Bicycles, Mopeds & Motorcycles 

77. Parking 

78. Shuttle-UM 
226. Snow Codes 


27. Preregistration 

28. Registration during Orientation 

29. Armory Registration 

30. Registration Changes (Drop/Add, 

79. Student ID Cards 
99. Transcript Requests 

Resolution on Academic 

WHKKKAS. It IS the responsibility of the Iniversity of Mar>land t" 
maintain integrity in teaching and learning as a fundamental princi- 
ple on which a university is built: and 

WHBRICAS. all members of the university community share m the 
responsibility for academic integrity: therefore 

BE IT RESOLVED, that the I'niversity of Maryland Board of Regents 
hereby adopts the following Statement of Faculty. Student and Institu- 
tional Rights and Responsibilities for Academic Integrity 

Statement of Faculty, Student and 

hulitutlonal Rliht* and ResponBibUltie* for 

Academic Inte^ty 


At the heart of the academic enterprise are learning, teaching, and 
scholarship. In universities these are exemplified by reasoned discus- 
sion between student and teacher, a mutual respect for the learning 
and teaching process, and intellectual honesty in the pursuit of new 
knowledge. In the traditions of the academic enterprise, students and 
teachers have certain rights and responsibilities which they bring to 
the academic community. While the following statements do not imp- 
ly a contract between the teacher or the liniversit>- and the student. 
they are nevertheless conventions which the I'niversity believes to be 
central to the learning and teaching process. 

Facnlty Rl^ts and Responsibilities 

1. Faculty shall share with studenl> and administration the respon- 
sibility for academic integrity. 

2. Faculty are accorded h-eedom in the classroom to discuss subject 
matter reasonably related to the course. In turn they have the 
responsibility to encourage free and honest inquiry and expression 
on the part of students. 

3. Faculty are responsible for tht structure and content of their 
courses, but they have the responsibility to present courses that 
are consistent with their descriptions in the University catalog. In 
addition, faculty have the obligation to make students aware of the 
expectations in the course, the evaluation procedures, and the 
grading policy. 

4. Faculty are obligated to evaluate students fairly and equitable in 
a manner appropriate to the course and its objectives. Grades shall 
be assigned without prejudice or bias. 

5. Faculty shall make all reasonable efforts to prevent the occurrence 
of academic dishonesty through the appropriate design and ad- 
ministration of :issignments and examinations, through the careful 
safeguarding of course materials and examinations, and through 
regular reassessment of evaluation procedures. 

6. When instances of academic dishonesty are suspected, faculty shall 
have the right and responsibility to see that appropriate action is 
taken in accordance with L nnersity regulations. 

Stodenl Rl^ts and Responsibilities 

1. Students shall share with faculty and administration the respon- 
sibility for academic integrity. 

2. Students shall have the right of inquiry and expression in their 
courses without prejudice or bias. In addition, students shall have 
the right to know the requirements of their courses and to know 
the manner m which they will he evaluated and graded. 

3 Students shall have the obligation to complete the requirements 
of their courses in the time and manner prescribed and to submit 
to evaluation of their work 

4. Students shall have the right to he evaluated fairly and equitable 
in a manner appropriate to th< course and its objectives. 

5 Students shall not submit as their own work any work which has 
been prepared by others. Outside assistance in the preparation of 
this work, such as librarian assistance, tutorial assistance, typing 
assistance, or such assistance is may be specified or approved by 
the instructor is allowed. 

6, Students shall make all reasonable efforts to prevent the occur- 
rence of academic dishonesty. They shall by their own example en- 
courage academic integrity and shall themselves refrain from acts 
of cheating and plagiarism or other acts of academic dishonesty 

7, When instances of academic dishonesty are suspected, students 
shall have the right and responsibility to bring this to the atten- 
tion of the faculty or other appropnatt authority. 

Institutional Responsibility 

1. Campus or appropriate administration units of the I ni versify of 
Maryland shall take appropriate measures to foster academic integri- 
ty in the classroom. 

2. Campuses of appropriate administrative units shall take steps to 
define acts of academic dishonesty, to insure procedures for due pro- 
cess for students accused or suspected of acts of academic dishones- 
ty, and to impose appropriate sanctions on students guilty of acts of 
academic dishonesty. 

3. Campuses or appropriate administrative units shall take steps to 
determine how admission or matriculation shall be affected by acts 
of academic dishonesty on another campus or at another instituti(m. 

No student suspended for disciplinary reasons at any campus of the 
I'niversity of Maryland shall be admitted to any other University of 
Maryland campus during the period of suspension. 

AND. BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that campuses or appropriate 
administrative units of the University of Maryland will publish the above 
State of Faculty. Student and Institutional Rights and Responsibilities 
for Academic Integrity in faculty handbooks and in student handb<Kiks 
and catalogs: and 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED, that the Board of Regems hereby 
directs each campus or appropriate administrative unit to review ex- 
isting procedures or to implement new procedures for carrying out 
the institutional responsibilities fur acadentic integnlv cited in the 
above Statement; and 

BE IT FINALLY RESOLVED, that the Board of Regent hereby directs 
each campus or appropriate administrative unit to submit to the Presi- 
dent or his designee for approval the campus' or unit's procedure for 
implementation of the institutional responsibility provisions of the 
above Statement. 

May 8. 1981 



Adopted by the Board of 


January 25, 1980 

i he primary puspose of the imposition of discipline in the Univer- 
srtv Mtting IS to protect the campus community. Consistent with pill pose, reasonable efforts will jlsn be made to foster the jnd social development of those students who are held 
.Rcountible (or violations of University regulations.'' 

: When used in this code.-' 

lal the term "aggravated violation" means a violation which 
resulted or foreseeably could have resulted in significant 
damage to persons or properly or which otherwise posed 
a substantial threat to the stability and continuance of nor- 
mal I niversity or University sponsored activities. 

(h) the term "cheating" means intentionally using or attemp- 
ting tn use unauthorized materials, information or study 
aids in any academic exercies, 

(c) the term "distribution " means sale or exchange for per- 
sonal profit. 

id) the term "fabrication" means intentional and unauthoriz- 
ed falsification or invention of any information or citation 
in an academic exercise. 

(el the term "group" means a number of persons who are 
associated with each other and who have not complied with 
t niversity requirements for registration as an organization. 

(0 the terms "institution " and "University mean the Univer- 
sity of .Maryland at College Park 

(g) the term "organization" means a number of personnel who 
have complied with University requirements for registration, 

(h) the term "plagiarism" means intentionally or knowingly 
representing the words or ideas of another as ones own 
in any academic exercise. 

(i| the term "reckless ' means conduct which one should 
reasimably he expected to know would create a substantial 
risk of harm to persons or property or which would other- 
wise be likely to result in interference with normal Univcr- 
-•iity or University activities.''' 

(jl the term "student" means a person taking or auditing 
courses a( the institution either on a full or part-time 
basis. ' 

fk) the term "University premises" means buildings or grounds 
owned, leased, operated, controlled or supervised by the 

(I) the term "weapon" means any object or substance design- 
ed to inflict a wound, cause injury, or incapacitate, including, 
but not limited to. all firearms, pellet guns, switchblade 
knives, knives with blades five or more inches in length, 
and chemicals such as "Mace" or tear-gas. 

(m) the term "University spimsored activity" means any activi- 
ty im or off campus which is initiated, aided, authorized 
or supervised by the University. 

(n| the terms "will" or "shall" are used in the imperative sense. 

Interpretation of Regulations 

A I )i.sviplinjT\ regulation.s at the University are set forth in writing 
in order (o gnc students general notice of prohibited conduct, 
rhe regulations should be read broadly and are not designed 
to define misconduct in exhaustive terms 

lohereot Authority 

4. The University reserves the right to take necessary and ap- 
propriate action to protect the safety and well-being of the cam- 
pus community.'^' 

Student Participation 

5. Students are asked tu assume positions of responsibility in the 
I'niversity judicial system in order that they might contribute 
their skills and insights to the resolution of disciplinary cases. 
Kinal authority in disciplinary matters, however, is vested in the 
I'niversitv administration and in the Board of Regents, 

Standards of Due Process 

6. Students subject to expulsicm. suspension"" or disciplinary 
removal from University housing*'' will ht accorded a judicial 
board hearing as specified in part 2H of this code. Students sub- 
ject to less severe sanctions will be entitled to an infrirmal 
disciplinary conference "". as set forth in parts 30 and 'M. 

7. The focus of inquiry in disciplinary proceedings shall be the guilt 
or innocence of those accused of violating disciplinary regulations. 
Formal rules of evidence shall not be applicable, nor shall devia- 
tions from prescribed procedures necessarily invalidate a decision 
or proceeding, unless significant prejudice to a student respon- 
dent or the University may result.'"*' 

VlolaCions of Law and Disciplinary Regnlalions 

H. Students may bt accountable to both civil authorities and to the 
I'niversity for acts which constitute violations of law and of this 
code. Disciplinary action at the University will normally pro- 
ceed during the pendency of criminal proceedings and will not 
be subject to challenge on the- ground that criminal charges in- 
volving the same incident have been dismissed or reduced. 

Proliibited Conduct 

9. The following misconduct is subject to disciplinar>' action: 

(a) intentionally or recklessly causing physical harm to any per- 
son on University premises or at University sponsored ac- 
tivities, or intentionally or recklessly causing reasonable ap- 
prehension of such harm. 

(b) unauthorized use. possession or storage of any weapon on 
University premises or at University sponsored activities. 

(c) intentionally initiating or causing to be initiated any false 
report, warning or threat of fire, explosion, or other emergen- 
cy on University premises or at University sponsored activities. 

(d) intentionally or recklessly interfering with normal Universi- 
ty or L'niversity sponsored activities, including, but not limited 
to, studying, teaching, research. University administration, 
or fire, police or emergency services. 

(e) knowingly violating the terms of any disciplinary sanction im- 
posed in accordance with this code. 

(f) intentionally or recklessly misusing or damaging fire safety 

(g) unauthorized distribution or possession for pusposes of 
distribution of any controlled substance or illegal drug'"' on 
I'niversity premises or at University sponsored activities. 

(h) intentionally furnishing false information to the I'niversity. 

(1) forgery, unauthorized alteration, or unauthorized use of any 
University document or Instrument of identification. 

(j) all forms of academic dishonesty, including cheating, fabrica- 
tion, facilitating academic dishonesty and plagiarism. I.Mlega- 
tions of academic dishonesty are processed in accordance with 
the procedures set forth in graduate and undergraduate 

0) all forms of academic dishonesty, including cheating, fabrica- 
tion, facilitating academic dishonesty and plagiarism. (.Allega- 
tions of academic dishonesty are processed in accordance with 
the procedures set forth in graduate and undergraduate 

(k) intentionally and substantially interfering with the freedom 
of expression of others on University premises or at I'niver- 
sity sponsored activities.'"' 

(1) theft of property or of services on University premises or at 
University sponsored activities: knowing possession of stolen 
property on University premises or at University sponsored 

(m) intentionally or recklessly destroying or damaging the pro- 
perty of others on University premises or at University spon- 
sored activities. 

(n) failure to comply with the directions of University officials, 
including campus police officers, acting in performance of 
their duties. 

(o) violation of published University regulations or policies, as 
approved and compiled by the Vice Chancellor for Student 
Affairs.'"' Such regulations or policies may include the 
residence hall contract, as well as those regulations relating 
to entry and use of University facilities, sale or consumption 
of alcohoHc beverages, use of vehicles' and amplifying equip- 
ment, campus demonstrations, and misuse of identification 



of a 

ntrolled substance 

egal drug 

on University premises or at University sponsored 

(q) unauthorized use or possession of fireworks on University 

* Parking and Traffic Violations may be processed in accordance with 
procedures established by the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. 


10. Sanctions for violations of disciplinary regulations consist of: 

(a) EXPULSION: permanent separation of the student from the 
University. Notification will appear on the student's 
transcript. The student will also be barred from University 
premises. (Expulsion requires administrative review and ap- 
proval by the Chancellor and may be altered, deferred or 

(b) SUSPENSION: separation of the student from the Univer- 
sity for a specified period of time. Permanent notification 
will appear on the student s transcript. The student shall 
not participate in any University sponsored activity and may 
be barred from University premises. Suspended time will 
not count against any time limits of the Graduate School 
for completion of a degree. (Suspension requires ad- 
ministrative review and approval by the Vice Chancellor for 
Student Affairs and may be altered, deferred or withheld.) 

(c) DISCIPLINARY PROBATION: the student shall not repre- 
sent the University in any extracurricular activity or run 
for or hold office in any student group or organization. Ad- 
ditional restrictions or conditions may also be Imposed. 
Notification will be sent to appropriate University offices, 
including the Office of Campus Activities. 

(d) DISCIPLINARY REPRIMAND: the student is warned that 
further misconduct may result in more severe disciplinary 

(e) RESTITUTION: the student is required to make payment 
to the University or to other persons, groups, or organiza- 
tions for damages incurred as a result of a violation of this 

(0 OTHER SANCTIONS: other sanctions may be imposed in- 
stead of or m addition to those specified in sanctions (a) 
through (e) of this part. For example, students may be sub- 
ject to dismissal from University housing for disciplinary- 
violations which occur in the residence halls. Likewise. 
students may be subject to restrictions upon or denials of 
driving privileges for disciplinar>' violations involving the 
use or restriction of motor vehicles. Work or research pro- 
jects may also be assigned. 

1 1 . Violations of sections (a) through (g) in part nine of this code may 
result In expulsion from the University.'"^' unless specific and 
significant mitigating factors are present. Factors to be considered 
in mitigation shall be the present demeanor and past disciplinary 
record of the offender, as well as the nature of the offense and 
the severity of any damange. injur>-. or harm resulting from it. 

12- Violations of sections (h) through (I) in part nine of this code may 
result in suspension from the UniveTSit>'. unless specific and signifi- 
cant mitigating factors as specified In part eleven are present. 

Vi Repeated or aggravated violations of any section of this code may 
also result in expulsion or suspension or in the imposition of such 
lesser penalties as may be appropriate. 

1 4 Attempts to commit acts prohibited by this code shall be punish- 
ed to the same extent as completed violations."*" 

Interim Suspension"^' 

1.^ The \'ice Chancellor for Student Affairs or a designee may sus- 
pend a student for an interim period pending disciplinary pro- 
ceedings or medical evaluation, such intenm suspension to become 
immediately effective without prior notice, whenever there is 
evidence that the continued presence of the student on the Univer- 
sity campus poses a substantial threat to himself or to others or 
to the stability and continuance of normal University functions. 
lis A student suspended on an interim basis shall be given an oppor- 
tunity to appear personally before the \'ice Chancellor for Stu- 
dent Affairs or a designee within five business days from the ef- 
fective date of the interim suspension in order to discuss the foIk>w- 
ing Issues only: 

lal the reliability of the Information concerning the student's con- 
duct, including the matter of his identity; 
(hi whether the conduct and surrounding circumstances 
reasonably Indicate that the continued presence of the stu- 
dent on the University campus poses a substantial threat to 
himself or to others or the stability of normal University 

The Judicial Programs Office 

17. The Judicial Programs Office directs the efforts of students and 
staff members In matters involving student discipline. The respon- 
sibilities of the office include: 

(a) determination of the disciplinary charges to be filed pursuant 
to this code. 

(b) interviewing and advising parties'"" involved In disciplinary 

(c) supemsing. traininf!. and advising all judicial boards. 

(d) reviewing the decision!^ of all judicial boards/''^' 

(e) maintenance uf all student disciplinary records. 
(0 development of procedures for conflict resolution, 

(£) resolutum of cases of student misconduct. a& specified in parts 
30 and ;n of this code. 

(h) collection and dissemination of research and analysis con- 
cerning student conduct. 

(i) submission of a statistical report each semester to the cam- 
pus community, reporting the number of cases referred to 
the office, the number of cases resulting In disciplinary ac- 
tion, and the range of sanctions Imposed.'-'*' 

Jadlcial Panels 

18. Hearings or other proceedings as provided In this code may be 

held before the following boards or committees: 

(a) CONFERENCE BO.ARDS. as appointed in accordance with 
part 31 of this code. 

(bl RESIDENCE BOARDS, as established and approved by the 
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs.'" Students residing In 
group living units owned, leased, operated or supervised by 
the University may petition the Vice Chancellor for authori- 
ty to estabhsh judicial boards. Such boards may be em- 
powered to hear cases Involving violations of this code, as 
prescribed by the \ice Chancellor for Student Affairs. 

(c) THE CENTRAL BOARD hears cases involving disciplinary 
violations which are not referred to Residence Boards or 
resolved In accordance with parts 30 and 31 of this code. 
The Central Board is composed of five full-time students, In- 
cluding at least two graduate students. 

(d» THE APPELLATE BOARD hears appeals from Residence 
boards, the Central Board, and ad hoc boards. In accordance 
with part 39 of this code. The .Appellate Board is composed 
of five full-time students. Including at least two graduate 

(e) AD HOC BOARDS may be appointed by the Director of 
Judicial Programs when a Conference Board, a Residence 
Board, The Central Board, the Appellate Board or the Senate 
.Adjunct Committee are unable to obtain a quorum or are 
otherwise unable to hear a case.*-' Each ad hoc board shall 
be composed of three members, including at least one 

hears appeals as specified In part 38 of this code. The com- 
mittee also approves the initial selection of all judicial board 
members, except members of conference and ad hoc 
boards -' 

Selection and Removal of Board Members 

20. Members of the various judicial boards are selected in accordance 
with procedures developed by the Director of Judicial Programs. 

21. Members of conference and ad hoc boards are selected In accord- 
ance with parts 31 and 18(e). respectively. 

22. Prospective members of the Central Board and the Appellate 
Board are subject to the confirmation by the Senate Committee 
on Student Conduct. 

23. Members of the Senate Committee on Student Conduct are 
selected in accordance with the bylaws of the I'niverslty Senate. 

24. Prior to participating In board or committee deliberations, new 
members of the Senate Committee on Student Conduct and of 
all iudiclal boards, except conference and ad hoc boards, will par- 
ticipate in one orientation session offered at least once each 
academic year by the Judicial Programs Office. 

25. Student members of any judicial board or committee who are 
charged with any violation of this code or with a criminal 
offense'^^' may be suspended from their judicial positions by the 
Director of Judicial Programs during the pendency of the charges 
against them. Students convicted of any such violatitm or offense 
may be disqualified from any further participation in the I'niver- 
slty judicial system by the Director of Judicial Programs Addi- 
tional grounds and procedures for removal may also be set forth 
in the bylaws of the various judicial panels 

Case Referrals 

26 Any person'-*" may refer to a student or a student group or 
organization suspected of violating this code to the Judicial Pro- 
grams Office. Persons making such referrals are required to pro- 
vide information pertinent to the case and will normally be ex- 
pected to appear before a judicial board as the complainant.'-'' 

Deferral of Proceeding 

27. The Director of Juctcial Programs may defer disciplinary pro- 
ceedings for alleged violations of this code for a period not to 
exceed nmety days. Pending charges may be withdrawn thereafter, 
dependent upon the good behavior of the respondent. 

Hearing Referrals 

2h Staff members in the Judicial Programs Office will review case 
referrals to determine whether the alleged misconduct might result 
in expulsion, suspension, or disciplinary removal from I'niversl- 
ty housing.'^' Students subject to those sanctions shall be ac- 

corded a hearing before the appropriate judicial board. Alt other 
cases shall be resolved in the Judicial Programs Office after an 
informal disciplinary conference, as set forth In parts 30 and 31 
of this code. 

29. Students referred to a judicial board hearing may elect Instead 
to have their case resolved In accordance with parts 30 and 31. 
The full range of sanctions authorized by this code may be im- 
posed, although the right of appeal shall not be applicable. 

Disciplinary Conferences"*' 

30, Students subject to or electing to participate In a disciplinary con- 
ference In the Judicial Programs Office are accorded the follow- 
ing procedural protections: 

(a) written notice of charges at least three days prior to the 
scheduled conference. 

(b) reasonable access to the case file""' prior to and during the 

(c) an opportunity to respond to the evidence against them and 
to call appropriate witnesses in their behalf. 

(d) the right to be accompanied and assisted by a representative. 
In accordance with Part 33 of this code, 

ill Disciplinary conferences shall be conducted by the Director of 
Judicial Programs or a designee."" Complex or contested cases 
may be referred by the Director to a conference board, consisting 
of one member of the Central Board, one member of the Appellate 
Board, and a staff member in the division of Student Affairs. Con- 
ference Board members shall be selected on a rotating basis by 
the Director of Judicial Programs. 

Hearing Procedares 

32. The following procedural guidelines shall be applicable in 

disciplinary hearings: 

la) respondents shall be given notice of the hearing date and the 
specific charges against them at least five days in advance 
and shall be accorded reasonable access to the case file, which 
will be retained In the Juduial Programs Office. 

(b) the presiding officer of an\ board may subpoena witnesses 
upon the motion of any board member or of either party and 
shall subpoena witnesses upon request of the board advisor. 
Subpoenas must be approved by the Director of Judicial Pro- 
grams and shall be personally delivered or sent by certified 
mail, return receipt requested. University students and 
employees are expected to comply with subpoenas Issued pur- 
suant to this procedure, unless compliance would result In 
significant and unavoidable personal hardship or substantial 
Interference with normal t niversity activities''-' 

(c) respondents who fail to appear after proper notice will be 
deemed to have plead guilty to the charges pending against 

(d) hearings will be closed to the public, except for the Immediate 
members of the respondent's family and for the respondent's 
representative. An open hearing may be held. In the discre- 
tion of the presiding officer, if requested by the respondent. 

(e) the presiding officer of each board shall exercise control over 
the proceedings to avoid needless consumption of time and 
to achieve the orderly completion of the hearing. Except as 
provided in section (o) of this part, any person, including the 
respondent, who disrupts may be excluded by the presiding 
officer or by the board advisor, 

(fl hearings may be tape recorded or transcribed. If a recording 
or transcription Is not made, the decision of the board must 
include a summary of the testimony and shall be sufficiently 
detailed to permit review by appellate bodies and by staff 
members in the Judicial Programs Office. 

ig) any party or the board advisor may challenge a board member 
on the grounds of personal bias. Board members may be dis- 
qualified upon majority vote of the remaining members of 
the board, conducted by secret ballot,'"' or by the Director 
of Judicial Programs. 

(h) witnesses shall be asked to affirm that their testimony is 
truthful and may be subject to charges of perjury, pursuant 
to part 9(h) of this code. 

(i) prospective witnesses, other than the complainant and the 
respondent, may be excluded from the hearing during the 
testimony of other witnesses. All parties, the witnesses, and 
the public shall be excluded during board deliberations. 

0) the burden of proof shall be upon the complainant, who must 
establish the guilt of the respondent by a preponderance of 
the evidence.'"' 

(k) formal fules of evidence shall not be applicable In disciplinary- 
proceedings conducted pursuant to this code. The presiding 
officer of eac h board shall give effect to the rules of confiden- 
tiality and privilege, but shall otherwise admit all matters In- 
to evidence which reasonable persons would accept as hav- 
ing probative value in the conduct of their affairs. Unduly 
repetitious or irrelevant evidence may be excluded.''*^' 

(I) respondents shall be accorded an opportunity to question 
those witnesses who testify for the complainant at the hearing. 

(m) affidavits shall not be admitted Into evidence unless signed 
by the affiant and witnessed by a University employee, or by 
a person designated by the Director of Judical Programs, 

(n) board members may take iudicial notice of matters which 
would be within the general experience of University 

(o) hoard advisors may comment on questions of procedure and 
admissibility of evidence and will otherwise assist in the con- 
duct of the hearing. .Advisors will be accorded all the privileges 
of board members, and the additional responsibilities set forth 
in this code, but shall not vote. All advisors are responsible 
lo the Director of Judicial Programs and shall not be exclud- 
ed from hearings or hoard deliberations by any board or by 
the presiding officer of any board. 

(p) the Director of Judicial Programs may appoint a special 
presiding officer to any board in complex cases or in any case 
in which the respondent is represented by an attorney. Special 
presiding officers may participate in board deliberations, but 
shall not vote. '■' 

(q) a determination of guilt shall be followed by a supplemental 
proceeding in which cither party and the board advisor may 
submit evidence or make statements concerning the ap- 
propriate sanction to be imposed. The past disciplinary 
record'^ of the respondent shall not be supplied to the 
board by the advisor prior to the supplementary proceeding, 

Represeotatlves and Attf>meys 

33. Respondents or complainants participating in any disciplinary pro- 
ceeding may be accompanied bv a representative, who may bt an 
attorney.'^' Parties who wish to hx ^presented by an attorney 
in a disciplinary proceeding must sr» inform the Judicial Programs 
Office in writing at least two business days prior to the scheduled 
date of the proceeding. Advisors may not appear in lieu of 

Stadeot Groups and Orjamzatloiu 

34. Student groups and organizations may be charged with violations 
of this code, 

35. A student group or organization and its officers may be held 
collectively'*'" or individually responsible when violations of this 
code by those associated with *' the groups or organization have 
received the tacit or overt consent or encouragement of the groups 
or organization or of the group's or organizations leaders, of- 
ficers, or spokesmen. 

36. The officers or leaders or any identifiable spokesmen"-' for a stu- 
dent group or organization may be directed by the Vice Chancellor 
for Student Affairs or a designee to take appropriate action design- 
ed to prevent or end violations of this code by the group or 
organization or by any persons associated with the group or 
organization who can reasonably be said to be acting in the group's 
or organization's behalf. Failure to make reasonable efforts to com- 
ply with the Vice Chancellor's directive shall be considered a viola- 
tion of part 9(n) of this code, both by the officers, leaders or 
spokesmen for the group or organization and by the group or 
organization itself. 

37. Sanctions for group or organization misconduct may include 
revocation or denial of recognition or registration, as well as other 
appropriate sanction, pursuant to part 10(0 of this code. 


38. Any disciplinary determination resulting in expulsion or 
suspension'"' may be appealed by the respondent to the Senate 
Committee on Student Conduct. The Senate Committee shall also 
hear appeals from denials of petitions to void disciplinary records. 
pursuant to part 48 of this code, 

39. Final decisions of residence boards, the Central Board and ad hoc 
boards, not involving the sanctions specified in part 3S, may be 
appealed by the respondent to the Appellate Board." 

40. Requests for appeals must be submitted in writing to the Judicial 
Programs Office within seven business days from the dale of the 
letter notifying the respondent of the original decision. Failure 
to appeal within the allotted time will render the original deci- 
sion final and conclusive. *'' 

41 . A written brief in support of the appeal must be submitted to the 
Judicial Programs Office within ten business days from the date 
of the letter notifying the respondent of the original decision. 
Failure to submit a written brief within the allotted lime vvill render 
the decision of the lower board final and conclusive."" 

42. Appeals shall be decided upon the record of the original pro- 
ceeding and upon written briefs submitted by the parties. De novo 
hearings shall not be conducted. 

43. Appellate bodies may: 

(a) affirm the finding and the sanction imposed by the original 

(b) affirm the finding and reduce, but not eliminate, the sanc- 
tion, in accordance with parts 44 and 44(a) of this code. 

(c) remand the case to the original board, in accordance with 
parts 44 and 44(b). 

(d) dismiss the case, in accordance with parts 44 and 44(c), 

44. Deference shall be given to the determinations of lower 

(a) sanctions may only be reduced if found lo be grossly 
disproportionate lo the offense, 

(b) cases may be remanded lo the original board if specified pro- 

cedural enors or errors in interpretation of University regub- 
tions were so substantial as to effectively deny the respon- 
dent a fair hearing, or if new and significant evidence became 
available which could nol have been discovered by a proper- 
ly dilignet respondent before or during the original 
hearing,'*"' The decision of the lower board on remand shall 
be final and conclusive. 

(c) cases may be dismissed only if the finding is held to be ar- 
bitrary and capricious **' 

(d) decisions of the Appellate Board shall be recommendations 
to the Director of Judicial Programs.'^" Decisions of the 
Senate Committee on Student Conduct shall be recommen- 
dations to the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. 

45. The imposition of sanctions will normally be deferred during the 
pendency of appellate proceedings, at the discretion of the Direc- 
tor of Judicial Programs. 

Disciplinan' Files and Records 

46. Case referrals may result in the development of a disciplinary file 
in the name of the respondent, which shall be voided if the respon- 
dent is found innocent of the charges.'' The files of respondents 
found guilty of any of the charges against them will be retained 
as a disciplinary record for three years from the date of the letter 
providing notice of final disciplinary action.'^-' Disciplinary 
records may be retained for longer periods of time or permanent- 
ly, if so specified in the sanction. 

47. Disciplinary records may be voided'^' by the Director of Judicial 
Programs for good cause, upon written petition of respondents. 
Factors to be considered in review of such petitions shall include: 

(a) the present demeanor of the respondent 

(b) the conduct of the respondent subsequent to the violation. 

(c) the nature of the violation and the severity of any damage, 
injury, or harm resulting from it. 

48. Denials of petitions to void disciplinary records shall be appealable 
to the Senate Committee on Student Conduct, which will apply 
the standard of review specified in parts 44 and 44(c). The re- 
quirements for appeals as set forth in parts 40 and 41 shall be 

49. Disciplinary records retained for less than ninety days or 
designated as "permanent" shall not be voided without unusual 
and compelling justification.'"' 


1 The Lniversily is not designed or equipped tn rehabilil.ile or in- 
capacitate persons who pose a substantial threat tn themselves 
or to others. It may he necessary, therefore, to remove (hose in- 
dividuals from the campus and to sever the institutional relation- 
ship with them, as provided in this code of conduct and bv other 
University regulations.' 

Any punishment imposed in accordance with the code may have 
the value of discouraging the offender and others from engaging 
in future misbehavior. In cases of minor disciplinary violations. 
the particular form of punishment may also be designed to draw 
upon the educational resources of the University in order to bring 
about a lasting and reasoned change in behavior. The underlying 
rationale for punishment need not rest on deterrence or "reform" 
alone, however A just punishment may also he imposed because 
it is "deserved" and ht».juse punishment for willful nffvnses af- 
firms the autnnnmv and inttjiritv o1 the (jffender The latter con- 
cept was well evprcssed h\ I) J B Hawkins in his essu\ Punish- 
ment and Moral Kespcmsibilitv in 7 .Modern Ljw Review 205: 
The vice of regarding punishment entirely from the ptiinis of view 
of reformation and deterrence lies precisely in forgetting that a 
just punishment is deserved The punishment of men then ceases 
to be essentially different fmm the training oT animals, and the 
way is open for the tot.;htarian state to undertake the forcible 
improvement of its citizen.s \*ithout regard to whether their con- 
duct has made them morally liable to social coercion or nol. But 
merit and demerit, reward and punishment, have a different 
significance as applied to men and as applied to animals. A dog 
may he called a good dog or a had dog. but his goodness or 
badness can be finally explained in terms of heredity and environ- 
ment. A man. however, is a person, and we instinctively recognize 
that he has a certain ultimate personal responsibility tor at least 
some of his attions. Hence merit and demerit, reward and punish- 
ment, have an ineducible mdividual significance as applied lo men. 
This is the dignity and the tragedy of the human person. 
-A similar view was expressed by Justice Powell, dissenting in Goss 
V. Lopez (42 L. Ed. 2d 725. 745): 

Education in any meaningful sense includes the incalcation 
of an understanding in each pupil of the necessity of rules 
and obedience thereto. This understanding is rw less impor- 
tant than learning to read and write. One who does nol com- 
prehend the meaning and necessity of discipline is handicap- 
ped not merely in his educatum but throughout his subse- 
quent life. In an age when the home and church play a 
diminishing role in shaping the character and value 
judgements of the young, a heavier responsibility falls upon 
the schools. When an immature student merits censure for 
his conduct, he is rendered a disservice if appropriate sanc- 
tions are not applied 
2. An effort is made in the code to use a simplified numbering and 
lettering system, without use of Roman numerals or subsets of 

letters and numbers. Any part of the code can be found by 
referencf to one number and (tne letter (eft., part 10(a) explains 
the meaning of expulsion). 

3. Culpable condutl should include conscious acts posing a substan- 
tial risk of harm to others (e.g . throwing a heavy* objecl out a 
tenth floor window above a sidewalk). If the act itself, however, 
is unintended (e.g.. one is distracted bv a m)ise while climbing 
a flight of stairs and drops a heav\ nbntK lh«. individual mav have 
failed to use reasonable care, but i> not normalK Jtsirving of 
the moral stigma associated with a tonviction (or a disviplinary 

4. Former students may be charged for violations which allegediv 
(.K'curred during their enrollment at the I'niversity 

5. Colleges and Universities are not expected to develop disciplinary 
regulations which are written with the scope or precision or a 
criminal code. Rare occasions may arise when conduct is so in- 
herently and patently dangerous to the individual or to others that 
extraordinary action not specifically authorized m the rules must 
be taken 

6. The terms "suspension" and "interim suspension" are to be 
distinguished throughout the code and are not interchangeable. 

7 Disciplinary removal from I'niversity housing should be 
distinguished from admmistrative removal for violations of the 
residence contract The latter does not leave students with a 
disciplinary' record and does not come under the purview of this 
8. The standard set forth here represents the minimal procedural 
protection to be accorded to students charged with most 
disciplinar>' violations. Students who are subject to lengthy suspen- 
sions or to expulsion may be entitled to more formal procedures. 
including a hearing with a right to cross-examine the witnesses 
against them Goss v. Lopez 419 L .S. 565 (1975). 
9 The Supreme Court has recently rejected the theory that state 
schools are bound by principles of federal administrative law re- 
quiring agencies to follow their own regulations. Board of 
Corators, University of Missoarl v. Horowitz 55 L. Ed 2d 
124. i:iti. See. generally, "violations by Agencies of Their Own 
Regulations" HI Harvard Uw Review 629 (1974). 
1(1 Respondents in disciplmary proceedings may be directed to answer 
questions concerning their conduct. Students who refuse to answer 
on grounds of the Fifth Amendment privilege may be informed 
that the hearing panel could draw negative inferences from their 
refusal which might result in their suspension or dismissal. If the 
student then elects to answer, his statements could not he used 
against him in either state or federal court. Garrlty v. New 
Jersey 385 L'.S. 493 (1967). See also Famtanl v. Ewi^eben 
297 F Supp 1163 (N.D. cal. 1%9) 
U. The "controlled substances" or "illegal drugs" prohibited in this 
section are set forth in Schedules I through V in Article 27. part 
279 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. 
12. Colleges and Universities should be a forum for the free expres- 
sion of ideas. In the recent past, however, unpopular speakers 
have been prevented from addressing campus audiences by 
students who effectively "shouted them down." Both Yale and 
Stanford Universities have treated such actions (which are to be 
distinguished from minor and occasional heckling) as serious 
disciplinary violations. See the "Report from the Committee on 
Freedom of Expression Yale University" which is available in the 
Judicial Programs Office. 

The following language from the Yale report may be used to 
elaborate upon the intent and scope of part 9(k) of this code: 
1- "There is no right to protest within a I'niversity building in 
such a way that any University activity is disrupted. The ad- 
ministration, however, may wish to permit some symbolic dis- 
sent within a building but outside the meeting room, for ex- 
ample, a single picket or a distributor of handbills." 

2. "(A) member oi the audience may protest in a silent, sym- 
bolic fashion, for example, by wearing a black arm band. More 
active forms of protest may be tolerated such as briefly boo- 
ing, clapping hands or heckling. But any disruptive acitivity 
must stop (and not he repeated) when the chair or an ap- 
propriate I nivL'rsity official requests silence. 

3. "Nor are racial insults or any other 'fighting words' a valid 
ground for disruption or physical attack . The banning or 
obstruction of lawful speech can never be justified on such 
grounds as that the speech or the speaker is deemed irrespon- 
sible, orrensive. unscbolarly. or untrue." 

13 A compilation of published regulations which have been review- 
ed and approved by the Vice Chancellor shall be available for 
public inspection during normal business hours in the Judicial 
Programs Office. 

14. The "controlled substances" or "illegal drugs" prohibited in (his 
section are set forth in Schedules I through \' in Article 27. part 
279 of the Annotated Code of Maryland. 

15. This part and parts twelve and thirteen represent an attempt to 
give needed guidance to those who are assessing penalties. 
.Moreover, the direction of the guidance is toward imposition of 
more severe disciplinary sanctions in serious cases. Nonetheless. 
:he language concerning "mitigating factors ' is broad enough to 
give decision makers considerable leeway to "do justice", depen- 
ding upon the facts in each case. The burden of establishing facts 
in mitigation should, of course, be upon the respondent. 

16. There does not seem to hi an\ rational basis for imposing less 
severe penalties for atttmpt> than (or completed violations. The 
authoris of the Model Penal Code, for example, have written 

To the extent that sentencmg depends upon the antisocial 
disposition of the act<»T and the demonstrated need for a cor- 
rective action, there is likely to be little difference in the gravi- 
ty of the required measures depending on the consummation 
or the failure of the plan 
See LaFave. Criminal Law Treatise p 453. 
17- These procedures are analagous to those found in the "emergen- 
cy" disciplinary rules adopted by the Board of Regents in 1971 
and are consistent with the formal opinion of the Maryland At- 
torney General on this suhjccl. dated January 23. 1969. See also 
Coss V. Lopez. 419 IS 565 (1975). 

Nothing in this provision would prohibit the Vice Chancellor from 
modifying the terms of an interim suspension, so long as the hear- 
ing requirement specified in part 16 was met. For example, a 
suspended student might be allowed to enter University premises 
solely for the purpose of attending classes. 

18. Staff members in the Judicial Programs Office should endeavor 
to arrange a balanced presentation before the various judicial 
boards and may assist both complainants and respondents. 

19. This language does not effect any change in present policy con- 
cerning the powers of uidicial boards The current 
Undergradaate Catalog pmvides at page 22 that the "functions" 
of the Judicial Programs office include 'reviewing and/or approv- 
ing the recommendations of the boards . .All board decisions, 
including those rendered by Conference Boards, shall he treated 
as recommendations. 

20. See annotation one. supra The deterrent effect of punishment 
is diminished if the community is unaware of the number and 
general nature of sanctions imposed. The Director of Judicial Pro- 
grams may. for example, arrange for publication of the statistical 
report in the campus press each semester 

21. Boards established pursuant to this section might include modified 
versions of the present "Greek" (tr residence hall hoards. 

22. It is intended that a quorum will consist of three members (out 
of five). The authority to appoint ad hoc hoards should be broad- 
ly construed and might be especially useful, for example, when 
a judicial board or the Senate Committee is charged with hearing 
a case involving one of its own members. The final determination 
as to whether a panel is "unable to hear a case" should be within 
the discretion of the Director of Judicial Programs. 

23. The power of confirmation represents a significant grant of 
authority to the Senate Committee. The committee is presently 
under-utilized and might best contribute to the judicial system 
by becoming more intimately involved with it. Moreover, confir- 
mation procedures will give committee members direct contact 
with board members and will also allow the committee to exer- 
cise more control over the quality of Judicial Board Decisions. 

24. Proposed bylaws must be submitted to the Attorney General for 

25. It could be a public embarrassment for the University to have a 
student charged with or convicted of a serious crime sit in judg- 
ment over other students in disciplinary proceedings The various 
state criminal codes are usually so broad and archaic, however, 
that automatic suspension or removal should not result from any 
violation of any law (e.g.. New York makes it a criminal misdea- 
meanor for anyone "to dance cimtinuously in a dance contest for 
twelve or more hours without respite"). 

26. Case referrals should not be limited to members of the "campus 
community." A student who assaults another person on campus 
should not escape I'niversity judicial action merely because the 
person assaulted was a visitor (or, as in a recent case, a former 
student who had just withdrawn from the University). 

27. The Director of Judicial Programs may appoint a trained volunteer 
from the campus community to serve as the complainant. It would 
be preferable, however, to employ a "community advocate" to 
present all disciplinary cases. 

Several measures in the code are designed to restore balance in 
disciplinary proceedings, even in those cases in which the com- 
plainant is inexperienced with administrative adjudication: 
(a) a hearing officer may be appointed in complex or serious 

cases. See part 32(p). 
(h) the role of attorneys or advisors may he restricted. See part 

33 and annotation 39. 
(c) the 'disciplinary conference" procedure is designed to 

eliminate adversary proceedings in minor cases. See parts 

30-31 and annotation 29. 

28. Staff members may consider the mitigating factors specified in 
part 11 to determine the permissible sanction to be imposed if 
the respondent is found guilty of charges. For example, a student 
involved in a minor altercation might be charged pursuant to part 
9(a). but refened to a disciplinary conference, thereby precluding 
the possibility of expulsion or suspension for the alleged 

29. The hearing procedures specified at part 32 need not be followed 
in disciplinary conferences. Instead a disciplinary conference would 
normally consist of an informal non-adversarial meeting between 
the respondent and a staff member in the Judicial Programs Of- 
fice. Complainants would not he required to participate, unless 

their personal testimony was essential to the resolution of a 
dispositive factual issue in the case. Documentary evidence and 
written statements could be relied upon, so long as the respon- 
dent was given access to them in advance and allowed to respond 
to them at the conference. Respondents would also be allowed 
to bring appropriate witnesses with them and might be accom- 
panied by a representative, who may participate in discussions, 
although not in lieu of participation by the respondent. 
The conference procedure is designed to reduce the steady growth 
of unnecessary legalism in disciplinary proceedings. The worst 
features of the adversary system (including the concept that judicial 
proceedings are a "contest" to be "won" by clever manipulation 
of procedural rules) undermine respect for the rule of law. Col- 
leges and universities can and should be a testing ground for 
development of carefully reasoned alternatives to current pro- 
cedural excesses in the larger society.^ 

Procedures comparable to the disciplinary conference (referred 
to as "structured conversations ') are suggested by David L. Kirp 
in his 1976 Stanford Law Review article "Proceduralism and 
Bureaucracy: Due Process in the School Setting" 38 Standford 
Law Review 841: 

The benefits of such conversations in the school setting may 
better be appreciated by contrasting them with the typical 
due process hearing. Hearings are designed to determine the 
facts of a particular controversy, and apply predetermined 
rules to the facts thus found. At that point, the function of 
the hearing is at end. The wisdom of the underlying substan- 
tive rules has no relevance, nor is broader discussion of 
grievances generally encouraged, unless it is somehow perti- 
nent to the dispute at hand. 

Conversation knows no such limits. It too serves as a vehicle 
for resolving what are likely to be factually uncomplicated 
disputes, but it does more than that. It enables students to 
feel that they are being listened to and may encourage them 
to raise underlying grievances. It provides administrators with 
a relatively inexpensive vehicle for monitoring, and hence a 
basis for reshaping institutional relationships. The outcome 
of these orderly thmitlhtful conversations may well be deci- 
sions different in their particulars from what might otherwise 
have been anticipated; repeated conversations which touch 
upon similar student grievances may ultimately lead 
disciplinarians to reassis.-* whether control is so vital, and col- 
laboration so improbable, as a means of assuring institutional 

The Conference procedure would not be used in any case which 
might result in any form of separation from the University. Ac- 
cordingly, the procedure appears to meet or exceed the due pro- 
cess requirements set forth by the United States Supreme Court 
for cases involving suspensions of ten days or less. In Goss v, 
Lopez the Court held: 

we stop short of construing the Due Process Clause to re- 
quire, countrywide, that hearings in connection with short 
suspensions must afford the student the opportunity to secure 
counsel, to confront and cross-examine witnesses supporting 
the charge, or to call his own witnesses to verify his version 
of the incident. Brief disciplinary suspensions are almost 
countless. To impose in each such case even truncated trial- 
type procedures might well overwhelm administrative facilities 
in many places and, by diverting resources, cost more than 
it would save m educational effectiveness. Moreover, further 
formalizing the suspension process and escalating its formality 
and adversary nature may not only make it too costly as a 
regular disciplinary tool but also destroy its effectiveness as 
part of the teaching process. 

On the other hand, requiring effective notice and an infor- 
mal hearing permitting the student to give his version of the 
events will provide a meaningful hedge against erroneous ac- 
tion. At least the disciplinarian will be alerted to the existence 
of disputes about facts and arguments about cause and ef- 
fect. He may then determine himself to summon the accuser, 
permit ctnss t\.iminatinn. and allow the student to present 
his own witrnssis In mure difficult cases, he may permit 
counsel, In any event, his discretion will be more informed 
and we think the risk of error substantially reduced (42 L. 
Kd. 2d 723. 74(J). 
The case file consists of materials which would be considered 
"educational records", pursuant to the Family t)ducational Rights 
and Privacy Act. Personal notes of University staff members or 
complainants are not included. 

Determinations made in accordance with parts 30 and lU are not 

32. Internal subpoenas may he desirable, since cases have arisen in 
which complainants or respondents were unable to present an ef- 
fective case due to the mdifference and a lethargy of potential 
witnesses. A student who refuses to respond to a subpoena may 
be charged with a violatitm of part 9(n) of the code. 

The Director of Judicial programs should not approve a subpoena 
unless the expected testimony would be clearly relevant. Likewise, 
a subpoena designed to embarrass or harass a potential witness 
should not be authorized 

33. Board members should be disqualified on a case by case basis 
only; permanent removal should be accomplished in accordance 
with Part 25 Board members should not be readily disqualified. 
The term "personal bias" involves animosity toward a party or 
favoritism toward the opposite party. See. generally. Davis. Ad- 

ministrative Law Treatise "Bias ' Section 12.03 
34 See Bernstein v. Real Estate Commission 221 Md. 221 (1959). 
which established the "preponderance" standard for state ad- 
ministrative proceedings. 

35. Testimony containing hearsay may be heard, if relevant. A final 
determination should not be based on hearsay alone. 

36. Every statement or assertion need not be proven. For example, 
board members may lake notice that many students commute to 
the University, 

37. Student presiding officers are often at a disadvantage when the 
respondent is represented by an attorney. The proceedings might 
progress more rapidly and efficiently if a special presiding officer 
were appointed. Generally, a staff member in the Judicial Programs 
Office would be selected for such a responsibility, although other 
University employees with legal training might also be called upon, 

38. Information pertaining to prior findings of disciplinary and 
residence hall violations might be reported, as well as relevant 
criminal convictions. Prior allegations of misconduct should not 
be disclosed. 

39. A disciplinary hearing at the University is not analogous to a 
criminal trial. The presiding officer and the board advisor are 
authorized to exercise active control over the proceedings in order 
to elicit relevant facts and to prevent the harassment or intimida- 
tion of witnesses No party or representative may use threaten- 
ing or abusive language, engage in excessive argumentation, in- 
terrupt the proceedings with redundant or frivolous objections, 
or otherwise disrupt the hearing. 

Students have not been determined to have a constitutional right 
to full legal representation in University disciplinary hearings The 
privilege of legal representation, granted in this part, should be 
carefully reviewed in any subsequent revision of the code. 

40. Punishment of one or several individuals for the acts of others 
should be avoided if the identities of the specific offenders can 
be readily ascertained 

41. Association does not require formal membership. Individuals who 
might reasonably be regarded as regular participants in group or 
organization activities may be held to be associated with the group 
or organization. 

42. Leaders or spokesmen need not be officially designated or elected. 
For example, if a group or organization accepted or acquiesced 
in the act or statement of an individual associated with it, that 
individual might reasonably be regarded as a leader or a 
spokesman for the group or organization. 

43. "Suspension" includes deferred suspension but not interim 
suspension or suspension which is withheld. See annotation six. 

44. Students left with a disciplinary record after a disciplinary con- 
ference may request that their record be voided, in accordance 
with part 47. Denials may be appealed, pursuant to part 48, 

45. The decision will be "final and conclusive" on the part of the 
judicial board, but will remain a recommendation to the Director 
of Judicial Programs, 

46. This part is intended to discourage frivolous appeals. Respondents 
who are genuinely interested in pursuing an appeal can reasonably 
be expected to prepare a written brief, 

47. Appellate bodies which do not give deference (i.e.. a presump- 
tion of validity) to lower board decisions will distort the entire 
disciplinary system. Respondents would be encouraged to "test 
their strategy" and "perfect their technique" before lower boards. 
since the matter would simply be heard again before a "real" hoard 
with final authority. 

Lower hoard members usually have the best access to the evidence, 
including an opportunity to observe the witnesses and to judge 
their demeanor. Members of appellate bodies should be especial- 
ly careful not to modify a sanction or to remand or dis;niss a case 
simply because they may personally disagree with the lower 
board's decision. 

The opportunity to appeal adverse decision has not been deter- 
mined to be a requirement of constitutional "due progress" in 
student disciplinary cases. ^ There is presently no legal obstacle 
to adopting an amendment to the code which would eliminate the 
appellate system altogether 

48. Respondents who obtain information at the hearing which might 
lead to new evidence are required to request an adjournment 
rather than wait to raise the matter for the first time to appeal, 

49. An arbitrary and capricious decision would be a decision "un- 
supported by any evidence." The cited language has been adopted 
by the Federal Courts as the proper standard of judicial review, 
under the due process clause, of disciplinar\ determinations made 
by the stale boards or agencies. Sec McDonald v. Board of 
Trustees of the University omUnols 375 F Supp 95. lOK 
(N.D. 111. 1974), 

50. See annotation 19. 

51. Voided files will be so marked, shall not be kept with active 
disciplinary records, and shall not leave any student with a 
disciplinary record. 

52. Disciplinary records may be reported to third parties, in accor- 
dance with University regulations and applicable state and federal 

53. Void records shall be treated in the 
tion 51. 

' set forth in annota- 

54. The scopt of review shall he limited (o Ihc factors specified in 
part 47. An inguirv into the inilial determination nf ^iiilt or m- 
nocence is not permitted. For example, when considerinjj the 
"nature"" of the viuiation. pursuant tn part i7(e). it is to be assumed 
that the violation occurred and that (he respondent was respon- 
sible for it. 

55. Some discretion must be retained to void even "permanent" 
disciplinary records. It may be unnecessar\-. for example, to burden 
a ({raduatintJ senior with a lifelont! stifima for an act committed 
as a freshman. Social norms also chantie rapidly. Unacceptable" 
conduct in one generation may become permissable and com- 
monplace in the next. 

'Sec the procedures for mandatorv medical withdrawal developed by 

the Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs 

>See Macklin Fleming. The Price of Perfect Justice: 

In our pursuit of perfec(ibilit\, we necessarily neglect other 
elements of an effective prcKedure, notably the resolution of con- 
troversies within a reasonable time at a reasonable cost, with 
reasonable uniformity we impair the capacity of the legal order 
to achieve the basic values for which it was created, that is. to 
settle disputes promptly and peaceably, to restrain the strong, to 
protect the weak, and to conform the conduct of all to settled 
rules of law. 
'See the due process standard set forth in Dizoo v. Alabuna 294 
F, 2d 150. 158.I.S9 (Fifth Cir.. l%li Cert den :\6H IS. 930. 

A. Policy On Amplifying 

(As adopted by University Senate. Jane 2, 1970) 

1. Public address systems, loudspeakers, and other forms of sound 
amplifying equipment may be used in any of the following outdoor 
areas of the campus: 

(a) Physical education and intramural field between University 
Boulevard and parking area I 

(h) North .Mall between Campus Drive and Washington-Baltimore 

(c) South Mall between Regents Drive and Washington-lialtimore 

(d) .Athletic practice fields east of Byrd Stadium. 

2. The use of public address systems, loudspeakers and other forms 
of sound amplifying equipment must be restricted in the Central Mall 
area between H a.m. and 6 p.m. on class days in order to minimize 
the likelihood of disturbing classes and other academic activities. 
However, such equipment may be used in the Central Mall during these 
hours if the procedures outlined below are followed. All equipment 
used in Central Mall must be secured through the Office of the Direc- 
tor of the Physical Plant or through the S G.A. office 

(a) Public address systems, loudspeakers and other forms of sound 
amplifying equipment (except in "b " below), must be secured from 
the Office of the Director of Physical Plant. South Administratum 
Building, by requesting such equipment in writing at least twelve (12l 
hours in advance. Any I'niversity student or oganization which fulfills 
the following requirements will be permitted to use the amplifying 

(1) An individual must be currently enrolled as a student, part- 
time or full-time, at the University or currently employed by the 

(2) Any organization or activity must have been recognized by 
the SGA Legislature and must at the time of the request have 
official recognition as a University organization or activity 

fb) Bullhorns will be available upon surrender of the ID. card, 
in the SCA office and in the Office of the Director of the Physical 
Plant. Bullhorns secured in this manner may be used on the Central 
Mall without prior permission. Any individual may use only one 
bullhorn at a time. 

3. Public address systems, loudspeakers and other forms of sound 
amplifying equipment may be used in outdoor areas of the campus 
other than those listed above (sections 1 and 2) by securing approval 
in writing at least 5 days in advance from the Facilities I se Commit- 
tee by application to the Office of the Director of the I'hyskal IMant 
Approval will be granted for use of amplifying equipment in these areas 
only if there is a high probability that the planned activity will mit 
disrupt or disturb other I'niversity acti\ities or if the area has not been 
prevwusly reser\'ed. Permission will be granted to use amplifying equip- 
ment in the vicinity of residence halls only upon specific written re- 
quest of the student government of the residence halls affected. 

4. Individual students or organizational representatives using ampli- 
fying equipment must accept responsibility for any complaints or dLstur- 
bances or disruption received from persons in University academic 
and/or residence buildings. 

B. Policy On Demonstrations 

(As adopted by University Senate. June 2, 1970) 

I. General Statement 

a The L niversit\ of MarvUnd cherishes the right of individual 
students or student groups to dissent and to demonstrate, provided 
such demonstrations do nut Ji>rupt normal campus activities, or in- 
fringe upon the rights of others. 

b. On the other hand, the I niversity will not condone behavior 
which violates the freedom of speech, choice, assembly, or movement 

of other individuals or groups In short, resptmsible dissent carries 

with it a sensitivity for the civil rights of others. 

c. Accordingly, the University will take whatever steps it deems 

necessary to 

(1) protect the right of any individual or group to demonstrate 
and publicly proclaim any view, however unpopular: 
(2| protect the freedom of speech, assembly and movement of any 
individual or group which is the object of demcmstrations. 

To achieve the foregoing objectives the following guidelines have been 

developed for operation at College I*ark: 

II, Cuidelines For General t>emonstralions 

a. Unscheduled demonstrations, "teach-ins." rallies, or equivalent 
activities may be held by recognized university organizations and ac- 
tivities, full or part-time students, and current employees of the Univer- 
sity in the areas defined below provided that the activity does not in- 
terfere with any function for which that space has been reserved in 

1 The Central Mall 

2 Physical education and intramural field between University 
Boulevard and parking area 1 

3. .Athletic practice fields east of Byrd Stadium. 

4. North Mall between Campus Drive and Washington -Baltimore 

.1. South Mall between Regents Drive and Washington- Baltimore 


All activities in these areas must be conducted so as to avoid in- 
terference with the regularly scheduled functions of the library and/or 
classrooms adjacent to the area and in compliance with the provisions 
contained in llg. 1-8. 

Failure to reserve space will not validate the privilege of conduct- 
ing the appropriate activity. However, in the event of two or more 
groups desiring to use a given space, an approved space reservation 
will take precedence over an unscheduled activity. If two or more 
groups desire a space when no reservation has been made, the first 
come, first served principle will apply. 

b. Recognized University organizations and activities, full or part- 
time students, and current employees of the University who wish to 
schedule a demonstration, "teach-in," rally, or equivalent activity, may 
request the space through the facilities reservation procedure up to 
24 hours in advance. Demonstrations will be permitted in the loca- 
tions outlined in lla above, unless the space has previously been reserv- 
ed or is in use for academic activities or intercollegiate athletic team 
practices. Demonstrations may be held at other locations on the cam- 
pus subject to approval by the \ ice Chancellor for Student Affairs. 
Students who participate in demonstrations which have not been ap- 
proved may be considered in violation of University policy. (Excerpt 
as provided in IIA, above.) 

c. Demonstration rallies, or "teach-ins" may be conducted in or 
adjacent to any residential building with the specific written concur- 
rence of the student government of the unit or area concerned. Any 
such rallies, demonstrations or "teach-ins" which may be authorized 
by the appropriate student government must conform to the general 
procedures contained in llg. \ t<. 

d. Demonstrations in the form of parades on streets may be con- 
ducted with the specific approval of route and time secured 48 hours 
in advance from the I'niversity Public Safety and Security Office. 

e. Although groups may sponsor or organize demonstrations. 
rallies, "teach-ins", or picketing activities, the fact of group sponsor- 
ship or organization in no way relieves individuals of (he responsibili- 
ty for their own conduct, and each individual participating in such 
activities is accountable for compliance with the provisions of this 

f. Persons not members of the University student body, faculty 
or staff may participate in demonstrations, rallies, picketing, teach- 
ins or equivalent activities only upon invitation by a bona fide stu- 
dent, faculty or staff member. All non-students are obligated to the 
terms of this policy during participation in such activities. Since per- 
sons not student, faculty or staff members are not subject to Univer- 
sity discipline procedures, failure to comply with terms of this policy 
may result in action under terms of appropriate Maryland law. 

g. In addition to the above provisions, the following guidelines 
will apply to all demonstrations. 

1. Reasonable access to and exit from any office or building 
must be maintained. The right-ofway on public streets and sidewalks 
will be maintained. 

2. Demonstrators will not attempt to force the cancellation or 
interruption of any event sponsored by a University office or by a faculty 
or student group or by any group authorized to use University facilities. 

3. Classes or other educational activities in classroom buildings 
and the library will not be disrupted. 

4. The use of public address systems, loudspeakers, etc.. in 
the vicinity of academic and residence buildings will follow procedures 
set forth above. 

5. Demonstrations may be carried on inside of the University 
buildings only as provided in Sections lie and 4 or with approval of 
the Facilities I'se Committee as outlined in the University General and 
Academic Regulations. 

6. W'here an invited speaker is the object of protest, students 
and faculty may demonstrate outside the building where the lecture 
will take place. Demonstrators who wish to enter the building must 
do so as members of the audience and must give the speaker a respect- 
ful hearing. Signs, placards or other paraphernalia associated with a 
demonstration will not be carried into the building 

7. University property must be protected at all times. 

8. The safety and well-being of members of the University com- 
munity collectively and individually must be protected at all times. 

h. Complaints received from users of the Library or classrooms 
adjacent to the defined areas (lla.) will be grounds for disciplinary ac- 

tion against individuals and/or groups sponsoring or participating in 

rallies, "leach-ins" or demonstrations in these areas. 

III. Guidelines For Demonstrations In Connection With Placement 


a. Anyone uishing to question or protest the on-campus presence 
of any recruiting organization should contact the Director of the Career 
Development Center or his representative in advance. 

b. Should any member of the University Community wish to 
discuss or protest the internal policies of any recruiting organization. 
the Director of the Career Development Center must be contacted for 
assistance in communicating directly with the appropriate represen- 
tatives of said organization. 

c. All sales cease promptly at 2:00 a.m. 

d. No person judged to be intoxicated by the sales attendant or 
his supervisor may be served any alcoholic beverage. 

e. Maintenance of reasonable order and decorum with special con- 
cern for the avoidance of becoming a nuisance to non-participants, 
including both on-campus and off-campus communities. 

5. When alcoholic beverages are to be sold or are obtained from 
a distributor, a license is required and specific written approval for 
the event must be obtained from the Office of Campus Activities. The 
Office of Campus Activities may in some instances require approval 
from the Concessicins Committee. 

6. Appropriate planning and implementation for the event involv- 
ing the sale of alcoholic beverages includes: The securing of a license 
from the Board of License Commissioners, in Hyattsville. at least five 
days before an event. An approved Space Reservation form must ac- 
company the ret|uest for the license. Acquisition of a license will legally 
place on the person signing the license application the responsibility 
for adherence to all the provisions of applicable laws during the event. 

CicepUoiu to this Policy 

Private functions not involving the sale of alcoholic beverages: and 
functions sponsored by non-campus groups contracting with the cam- 
pus self-support agencies for facilities and services are specific excep- 
tions from these procedures. Permission to serve alcoholic beverages 
must be obtained from the person or the department responsible for 
the operation of the facility. 

Viola tioiu 

Failure to comply with the L'niversity policy or State and County 
alcoholic beverage laws may result in judicial action and restriction 
on further use of L'niversity facilities. Violations of State and County 
laws will be reported to the appropriate civil authorities. 

c Demonstration guidelines outlined in Section llg. 1-8 are 

d. Demonstrations in conjunction with placement programs con- 
ducted in the Career Development Center's facility or other facility 
shall he considered not to infringe upon the rights of others and the 
normal functioning of placement programs provided that dt-monslra- 
tions are conducted outside of the facility and dn mil inkrfLTc with 
free and open access to the Career Development Ci-nttr laiiilities by 
th<)se students, faculty, staff, and visitors who wish to conduct business 
within the framework of established placement programs. 

\\ Special Guideline Pertaining to the Stamp t'nion 

a. No demonstrations, rallies, "teach-ins" or equivalent activities 
may be held in the lobbies or corridors of the Stamp Lnion. 

b. Demonstrations may be held m assigned rooms of the Stamp 
I'nion by recognized student organizations following procedures for 
reserving space which have been outlined by the Stamp Lnion Board 

\'. Guidelines For Picketing 

a. Legal Rights and Limitations. 

(Jrderly picketing is a legally established form of expression which 
recognizes (he individual's right of free expression subject only to such 
reaMmable limitations as are imposed by State legislation and Lntver- 
sity regulations. These limitations are intended to protect the rights 
of the pickcter. the student body and the public with particular ctin- 
cern for safety, preservation of normal academic life and order, and 
the protection of persons and property. 

b. Conduct of Picketers. 

1. Picketers are subject to those regulations listed above in 
Section It. g. I-H. 

2. Picketers will not disrupt any University activity by making 
excessive noise in the vicinity of any University building. 

3. The Iniversity Health Service is off-limits to picketers 
because special silence and other welfare safety factors are involved. 

C. Alcoholic Beverage 
Policy and Procedures 

Information contained in this section to change pending legislation. 


Regulations forbid unauthorized possession, use or distributicm of 

alcoholic beverages (m or in I niveTSity property. University policy is 

ci>nsistenl with State and County laws and restricts onCampus use 

of alcoholic biVL'rages in specified areas 

Policiea Specific to an Event 

1 Akoholit beverages may nnt be possessed, consumed or 
distributed on the cjmpus except where written approval has been 
obtained for the event 

2. The event must be sponsored by a recognized alumni, facul- 
tvi'staff. or student group, and he dul\ registered with the appropriate 
space reservation office 

:l Ciimpiiance with all pertinent L niversity regulations and State. 
tiiunty. or Municipal laws is mandatory, and in particular, sponsors 
and or alcoholic event managers shall exercise due caution to ensure 
the f.illnwmg 

a. No person under the legal age for drinking shall be sold or 
served alcoholic beverages. 

h. .Ml sales of alcoholic beverages must cease prtrmptly at 2:00 
a.m. or earlier as stipulated by the Office of Campus Activities. 

c. Reasonable order and decorum shall be maintained during 
such events to avoid disturbance nf adjacent campus and off-campus 

d Alcoholic beverages may not be sold or furnished to any 
person who, at the time of the sale or exchange, is visibly under the 
influence ..f alc.ihol 

D. Smoking Policy 
& Guidelines 


A A significant percentage of faculty, staff and students do not 

B Smoke is offensive to many ntm-smokers. 

C, Smoke is harmful and even debilitating to some individuals 
due to their physical condition. 

D. There is evidence that suggests that there is at least a 
reasonable prospect that passive smoke inhalation is harm- 
ful to non-smokers. 


In response to the above considerations, it is hereby established 

as the policy of the College Park Campus to achieve a public environ- 
ment as close to smoke-free as practicably possible Obtaining and 
maintaining this result will require the willingness, understanding, and 
patience nf all members of the Campus community working together. 


The following guidelines shall service to implement the Campus 
Smoking Policy: 

A. Smoking is prohibited in indoor locations where smokers 
and non-smokers occupy the same area Such areas include: 

1 Academic areas: classrooms, lecture halls, seminar rooms, 
laboratories, libraries, computing facilities. 

2 Conference rooms, auditoria. exhibition areas, indoor 
athletic facilities, theaters, pavilions, and retail stores. 

:L Health facilities. 

4 Common/public areas (shared spaces not fully enclosed 
by floor to ceiling partitions and doors) including: 
stairwells, elevators, escalators, lobbies, hallways, waiting 
rooms, reception areas, restrooms. and customer service 

5. Any area in which a fire or safety hazard exists. 

B. Unit heads, or their designees, may establish the following 
locations as "Smoking Permitted Areas": 

1 L'p to one-third of dining, targe lounge and other large 
open spaces, as long as ventilation is adequate. Smoking 
of cigars and pipes, however, is prohibited 

2 Rooms that have closed doi»rs and floor -to-ceiHng parti- 
tions as long as ventilation is adequate and non-smokers 
in adjacent areas are not exposed to second hand or side- 
stream smoke, 

3 The Director of the Stamp Lnion may. at his/her discre- 
tion, allow groups and organizations with permanent of- 
fices m the Lnion to determine the smoking policy in 
those offices. Such individual policies must adhere to the 
restrictions set forth in Section NL B. 2 of this policy. 
The Director of the Stamp L nion may, at his/her discre- 
tion, alUn* cigarcttt sm<tking bv groups making use of 
the Grand KjllriHim, the (.olonv Ballroom, the Atrium, 
and other rooms in the I nmn i( he she determines that 
it is appropriate to the nature of the event scheduled. 

C. As a general rule, preferential i unsideration shall be giivn 
to non-smokers uheneier it is clear that they are being ex- 
posed involuntarily tit smoke 


L nit heads, or their designees, are responsible for: 
-A. Assuring that this policy is communicated to everyone within 
their jurisdiction and to alt new members of the Campus 

B. Approving and designating Smoking Permitted Areas. (It is 
desirable but may not be possible to identify suitable smok- 
ing spaces in all buildings.) 

C. Implementing the policy and guidelines and assuring that 
appropriate notice ts provided 

Developing guidelines to embrace all the special circumstances in the 
campus IS impossible. If unit heads find circumstances in their areas 
that they believe warrant exception from particular provisions in this 
Smoking I'olicy and Cuidelines, they may address requests for specific 
local exceptions to the Chancellor or his/her designee 


This policy relies on the thoughlfulness. consideration, and 
cooperation of smokers and non-smokers for its success It is the 
responsibility of all members of the campus community to observe 
this Smoking Policy and Guidelines and to direct those who choose 
to smoke to designated Smoking Permitted areas 

Complaints or concerns regardinj; this policy or disputes regard- 
ing its implementation should bt- referred to the immediate supervisor 
for resolution. If ^ resolution cannot he reached, the matter will he 
referred hy the supervisor to tht- appropriate Department Head or Vice 
Chancellor for mediation 


This Sm<ikini{ Policy does not supercede more restrictive policies 
which may he in force in compliance with federal, state, or local laws 
and ordinances, but shall be in addition thereto. 


The pro\isions and Guidelines attaching to this Smoking Policy 
shall be subject to future review and revision to ensure that its objec- 
tiw is obtained Kspecial attention shal be given to determining if 
tvluntao compliance without disciphnary sanctions has proven 


This Smokmg Policy shall be effective Spring Semester. I9H6. 

John B. Slaughter. Jan. 7. 1986 

Equal Opportunity 

The University of Maryland is an equal opportunity institution 
with respect to both education and employment. The university's 
policies, programs, and activities are in conformance with perti- 
nent federal and state laws and regulations on non-discrimination 
regarding race, color, religion, age, national origin, sex, and han- 
dicap. Inquiries regarding equal educational or employment oppor- 
tunity. Title IX of the 1972 Eduction Amendments, Title VI of the 
Civil Rights Act of 1964, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 
1973, or related grievances and complaints should be directed to 
the appropriate individual designated below. 

Yolande W. Ford, Director 

Office of Human Relations 

University of Maryland 

Room 1114, Main Administration Building 

College Park, MD 20742 



Academic Advising 59 

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Add-Drop 77 

Adele H. Stamp Union 110 

Advising Checklist 66 

All-Niter 110 

Art Galleries 114 

Arts& Crafts 114 

ASK Kit 67 

Atrium Showcase 136 

Armory-Sports Facility 132 

Banking 83 

Bicycle Race 113 

B'nai B'rith Hillel-Federation 116 

Books, Supplies, Gifts, 

and Groceries 96 

Bursar's Office 85 

Campus Activities 115 

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Career Development Center 98 

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College/Major Changes 78 

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Disabled Student Service 101 

D.S. Cash Card 93 

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Equal Opportunity 156 

Experiential Learning Center 102 

Financial Aid 87 

Fraternities 119 

Game Rooms 121 

General University Requirements .... 62 

Glass Onion Concerts 113 

Grading Appeal Procedure 61 

Grading Options 62 

Graduate School 2 

Greek Housing 78 

Greek Life 121 

Greek Week 121 

Health Center 102 

Help Center/Crisis Center 103 

Hillel Kosher Dining Club 95 

Hoff Theater Ill 

Homecoming 121 

Honoraries 122 

Human Relations Office (HRO) 103 

Identification System 79 

Information 104 

Intensive Educational Development , . 74 
International Education Service 104 

Intramural Sports and Recreation ... 132 

Issues and Answers 113 

Instant Info 141 

Jewish Student Center 116 

Learning Assistance Service 67 

Libraries 74 

Lost and Found 104. 110 

Maryland Media 105 

Mini Courses 136 

Minority Student Service 105 

Motor Vehicle Registration 89 

Nyumburu Cultural Center 105 

Off-Campus Housing Service 79 

On-Campus Living 79 

On-Line Registration 81 

Outdoor Courts and Sports 133 

Outhaus 114 

PACE 123 

Parking 89, 99 

Parking Tickets 100 

Paying Your Bill 85 

PERH Building (North Gym) 133 

Post Offices 106 

Pre-Professional Advising 59 

Printing Services 97 

Record Co-op 106 

Recreation Center 113 

Registration 70 

Religious Services 124 

Residence Halls 80 

Returning Students Program 107 

Room Reservations 126 

Shuttle UM 90 

Smoking Policy 155 

Snow Days 90 

Sororities 126 

Spectator Sports 135 

Spectrum Showcase Ill 

Stamp Union Programs 110 

S.T.A.R. Center 128 

Student Entertainment Enterprises . . 127 
Student Government Association .... 128 

Student Legal Aid Office 107 

Study Abroad Information 107 

Swimming Pools 135 

Tel-UM 145 

Terabac Dinner Theatre 34 

Terrapin Trot -. Ill 

Theatre 128 

Tickets 114 

Transcripts 82 

Typing Center 128 

U. of MD. Jargon 136 

Union Shop 114 

University Book Center % 

University College 108 

University Police 90 

University Publications 108 

University Studies Program 61 

University Studies Program Record . . 64 

University Talent Show 129 

Veterans Affairs Office 109 

Wanderlust Unlimited Ill 

Washington, D.C 129 

Withdrawal from the University 82 

WMUC 130