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University of iVIaryland 

Student Handbook 1978-79 
1000 Interlocking Pieces 

student Handbook 78-79 

University of Maryland 
at College Park 

Division of Student Affairs/Office of Campus Activities 


Table of Contents 

The desire to seem clever often keeps us from being so. 

— Francois de la Rochefoucauld 

This handbook was compiled as a 
cooperative student effort under the 
direction of the Campus Activities 
Office. The students, part of Journalism 
and Applied Design Internship 
programs, researched, wrote, 
organized and illustrated all the 
information herein. 

The following students were involved; 

Carol Brown 


Rita Cannavo 

Mindy Franklin 

Wendy Light 

Liz Loftus 
Illustration and Layout 

Gary Hatch 

Tauna Shapiro 

Introduction 2 

People You Should Know 3 

Student Services 6 

Entertainment and Recreation 25 

Glossary of Terms 31 

General University Regulations 32 

Index 44 

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 
pertinent federal and state laws and 
regulations on non-discrimination regard- 
ing race, color, religion, age, national 
origin, sex, and handicap. Inquiries 
regarding compliance with Title VI of the 
Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended. Title 
IX of the 1972 Education Amendments, 
Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 
1973, or related legal requirements 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 

tor Title VI and Title IX 

Jack T. Roach 

Campus Coordinator 

University of Maryland 

Room 1109 Main Administration Building 

College Park, Md. 20742 

for Section 504 

People You Should Know 

When I was a boy I was told that anybody could become President; 
I'm beginning to believe it. 

— Clarence Darrow 

We know that it may not seem like it 
when you're standing in the long lines 
at registration, but we do care about you 
as an individual. This section of the 
handbook is designed to provide you 
with a list of specific people, their 
titles, and the function they could serve 
in maximizing your college experience. 

To begin with we will give you your 
first university exam. It is a "multiple 
guess " exam which is a very popular 
exam style here at the university. Please 
guess which answer or answers you feel 
are most appropriate. 

1 . If you have a problem or if you need 
assistance, the first person you 
should contact is: 

A. Your professor or the Dean of 
your department — in other words 
someone who is closer to you and 
the immediate problem or concern. 

B. A Provost (see section on 
Provosts for definition). 

C. Chancellor Gluckstern, himself. 

D. Your grandmother. 

Answer: A. If that solution does not work 
you may be advised to see someone 
else, perhaps even "B" or a Provost. 
You will find that if you start with 
Chancellor Gluckstern you will be 
referred to your department — so save 
time and energy — start there yourself. 

2. The difference between an 

A. Academic deans have the 
ultimate responsibility for making 
decisions regarding curriculum, 
faculty and the instructional process 
for their respective college or 

B. Administrative deans are charged 
with making sure things run 

C. Their day-to-day activities are 
really more similar than they are 

D. Administrative deans are all 
over six feet tall and Academic deans 
all have blue eyes. 

Answers: A, B. and C. Some examples 

School of Architecture — 

John W. Hill, X3427 
College of Agriculture — 

Gordon M. Cairns, X3702 
College of Business and Management — 

Rudolf P. Lamone, X5383 
College of Education — 

Dean C. Corrigan, X2013 

College of Engineering — 

George E. Dieter, Jr., X2421 
College of Human Ecology — 

John R. Beaton, X2136 
College of Journalism — 

Ray E. Hiebert, X2228 
College of Library and Information 
Services — 

Dr. Kieth Wright, X5441 
College of Physical Education, 
Recreation and Health — 

Marvin H. Eyier, X2755 
Acting Dean for Graduate Studies — 

Robert E. Menzer, X4791 
Administrative Dean for Summer 
Programs — 

Melvin N. Bernstein, X3347 
Administrative Dean for Undergraduate 
Studies — 

Robert E. Shoenberg, X2530 

3. PROVOSTS are: 

A. People whoarein favorofvosts — 
an ancient German wine-like drink; 

B. Chief administrative officers of 
each academic division who havethe 
final appellate power in resolving 
academic conflicts for students 
majoring within any program in 
their division; 

C. Government officials who march 
at the head of parades on New Year's 
Day and the Fourth of July; 

D. None of the above (watch out, 
this is a typical exam answer usually 
thrown in to confuse youl). 

Answer: B. Some examples are: 

Div. of Agricultural and Life Sciences — 

Francis C. Stark, X5257 
Div. of Arts and Humanities — 

Robert A. Corrigan, X2740 
Div. of Behavioral and Social 
Sciences — 

Murray Polakoff, X5272 
Div. of Human and Community 
Resources — 

George J. Funaro, X4145 
Div. of Mathematical and Physical 
Sciences and Engineering — 

Joseph M. Marchello, X4906 

ADMINISTRATION consists of: 

A. People who are responsible for 
all activities and programs in their 
respective divisions at this campus; 

B. People who you will probably 
have little direct contact with; 

C. Park Rangers who administer 
park supplies to College Park; 

D. People whose offices are located 
in the three administrative buildings 
clustered on Regents Drive. 

Answers: A, B, and D. Some specific 

examples are: 


Robert L, Gluckstern, X4796/7 
Vice Chancellors: 
for Academic Affairs — 

Nancie L. Gonzalez, X4509 
for Student Affairs — 
William L. Thomas, Jr., X2925/6 
Vice Chancellor for 
Administrative Affairs — 
Darryl Bierly, X5421 

consists of: 

A. People you will probably only see 
at graduation; 

B. People who have ultimate say on 
policies, procedures and planning 
for the university system; 

C. People whose offices are located 
in the Adult Education Center, at the 
far end of campus (near lot No. 1); 

D. People who are in charge of the 
center of campus. 

Answers: A, B, and C. Some specific 
examples are: 
President — 

John S. Toll 
Vice Presidents: 

for General Administration — 

Donald W. O Connell 
for Academic Affairs — 

R. Lee Hornbake 
for Graduate Studies and Research — 

David S. Sparks 
for Agricultural Affairs and 
Legislative Relations — 

Frank L. Bentz, Jr. 
for University Development — 
Robert G. Smith 

Okay, the above lists represent the 
people who have an impact on your 
college career without your really being 
aware of it. Below are some people that 
you will probably see quite frequently. 
It would be worth a minute's time to 
ponder their potential influence. 

On Campus 


Some of them ride tricycles on the 
stages of lecture halls, some are masters 
of the one-liner, most lecture in a 
variety of styles, all teach. Your 
professor is one of your main resource 
people — bureaucratese for someone 
that can help you. 

A lot of this helping goes on in class, 
but you have the opportunity for another 

Learning without thought is labor lost. 

— Confucius 

additional helping during "office 
hours" — academicese for times your 
professor is available to talk to 

Many students don't take advantage 
of the second helping and this is a bad 
allocation of resources — euphemism 
for stupid. 

Your professor will announce his 
office hours on the first day of class. 
Write them down, then stuff yourself! 


Archimedes took a bath one day — but 
he never got clean. Instead, he ran 
naked through the marketplace of 
Athens yelling "Eureka!" Nowadays we 
call that streaking. The Greeks called it 
Archimedes Principle. Why did 
Archimedes go for this hasty stroll in 
his birthday suit? Because he was 
bursting with an idea. 

Ideas are very versatile things. 
Question them. Discuss them. Argue 
them. Prove them. Talk them over. Pull 
them apart. Shovel them up. 

You and your classmates do it best. 
They wont always agree with you and 
you won't always agree with them. Some 
may even tell you you're full of it. But 
then someone probably told Archi- 
medes to go home and put on his 
chiton. (Hint: The Romans called 
"chitons," "togas. ") And don't worry 
about the time or place. Just as 

Archimedes learned something in the 
tub, you can learn something in the 
Pub. So climb out of your tub and run 
out to share your new ideas. But get 
dressed first. You can get arrested for 
Archimedes Principle these days. 


You have a problem. The computer gave 
you four graduate courses in Under- 
water Basketweaving, and one course 
in Phys Ed (Practicum in Holding Your 
Breath Underwater). All you wanted 
was Speech 100. Before you gird 
yourself for battling the bureaucracy, 
take the chip off your shoulder and read 
on. While paper chasing, you will 
undoubtedly encounter numerous 
student aides, secretaries, and 
administrative assistants who had 
nothing to do with registering you for 
the Physics courses. To say nothing 
of PHED 134B. These people can steer 
you to other people that can help you. 
They will do that with more alacrity 
if you are polite. Informal experiments 
by grumpy students show that an office 
worker's desire to help you rises in 
direct proportion to the degree of 
politeness in the request. 


Everyone has one — you just may not 
know who it is yet. If you have decided 
on a major, look in the Schedule of 

Classes for the person to contact. 
Undecided students have an advisor at 
the Undergraduate Advising Center 
in the Undergraduate Library. 

Just before preregistration is usually 
a good time to choose courses, check 
requirements and make sure you're 
on track. Your advisor may turn out to be 
an undergraduate — someone who's 
been through it all. 


The libraries are not just places where 
you can study and meet people, and they 
don't just contain collections of books 
and magazines, they also contain 
people. Many of your fellow students work 
at public service desks in the libraries. 
For expert help in anything from a 
quick fact to researching for a term paper, 
librarians are on duty at the reference 
desks in each library. Get to know them 
and get them interested in your topic — 
they will go out of their way to help you 
find material. You can also make 
appointments for consultation. Librarians 
will work with your whole class and with 
a group when you have group projects. 


"Orientation leaders?" 

"Oh, you mean those people in the 
Maryland Preview shirts? " 

"Yeah, them." 

Logic is the art of growing wrong with confidence. 

— Joseph Wood Krutch 

The people in the preview shirts have 
been specially trained to advise 
incoming freshmen and to address 
concerns of all new students. In addition 
to advising, the Orientation team 
provides general information on 
University requirements and 
scheduling. It s rumored that they 
can juggle an 18-credit schedule with 
three labs around until the owner 
thereof only goes to school on Thursday 
nights. But it's only a rumor . . . 

In the Residence Halls 


You walk bravely down your new hall 
toward your new room. You've been 
wondering all summer what your new 
room and roommate will be like. You 
walk nonchalantly into your room after 
checking three times to see if it s the 
right number You saunter In — playing 
it ' cool " and trying to show him you're 
not just any old scared freshman . . 
You bravely stutter, •'Hhhhhhhello, 
I'mmm. uh, your, uh, roommate." 

'So what? " he cordially replies with 
an affectionate shrug 

Do not panic. 

Do not go into immediate depression. 

This could be a simple case of 
tendonetics. Or. more likely, this could 
be a simple case of "he just doesn't 
know how great a person you are!" Talk 
to him, despite his lack of overzealous 
affection. You might just find hes got a 
lot of great attributes, just like you. 
f\/laybe hes a basketball freak like you, 
or maybe he likes the same music as you 
do. Just take that little time to get to 
know each other, and you may be on 
your way to a good comfortable relation- 
ship that could last forever or until 
you graduate, whichever comes first. 


Each residence hall is staffed with 
several people whose job it is to 
develop and maintain a sound group 
living environment. There is one R.A. 
for approximately every sixty students. 
They arrange their schedules so that 
at least one of them will be available 
at all times. R.A.s are there for the 
purpose of helping you maximize your 
experience in the residence halls. 
They are trained and experienced in 
activities programming, advising and 
conflict management. It is valuable for 
you to come to personally know 
your R.A. 


Residence halls are managed by a 
full-time professional staff member, a 
Resident Director. Working with from 
500 to 1,200 students, much of an 
R.D.s time is spent working with 
his/her staff. Your R.D. has for his/her 
responsibilities the administrative and 
programming functions of the halls 
which he/she manages. In addition, your 
R.D. is a resource person and an appeals 
person for major concerns that cannot 

be handled by the R.A. You should 
become aware of who the R.D. is and 
how to get in touch if the situation 
warrants it. 

At Home 


The more courses you take, the wiser 
your parents get. tVlaybe its osmosis. 
Maybe it"s enlightenment. Maybe the 
change is in you, not them. 

student Services 

The following pages list, for your 
convenience, consideration, and 
contemplation, the student services 
that may be of use to you during your 
years at the UMazing Maryland. 
There are a multitude of these services 
— something for everybody, as they say. 
If you'd like more information about 
a particular office, give them a call or 
drop by during office hours. 

Audiovisual Equipment 

Room 0101 Annapolis Hall 

Although no rental fee is charged for 
the equipment, students must present 
a note from a University faculty or 
staff member assuming responsibility 
for borrowing it. Quantities are limited, 
so it is advisable to reserve equipment 
in advance. 

A wide variety of agricultural films 
and othereducational films are available. 

Academic Changes 


Schedule of Classes. 


Schedule of Classes. 


Students who did not preregister 
during the preceding semester and 
those who did not register in the 

After the Armory closes. 


Distribution — Pick up registration 
materials at the Registrations Counter, 
first floor lobby. North Administration 

Course Sectioning — This involves 
some trotting about to academic 
departments. Let's say you want to add 
SOCY 100. Since the Armory is 
closed, you have to go to the Art/ 
Sociology Building and seek out the 
Sociology Office. Fill out your add slip 
and hand it to the department repre- 
sentative who will stamp it, initial it, 
and hand it back to you. Do this for 
each one of your courses. Ask the 
Registrations Counter for room and 
building locations. 

Bill Payment — Go to the Office of the 
Cashier in the South Administration 
Building. A late registration fee of 
$20.00 is assessed. 

Collection — Turn in everything to the 
Registrations Counter in North 
Administration when you are done 
sectioning yourself into courses. If 
you don't turn in the materials, you won't 
be registered for your courses. Keep 
the receipts they will give you until 
you graduate or until you receive your 
schedule verification in the mail, 
whichever comes first. 

New Students — Bring 'Offer of 
Admission " letter to the Registrations 
Counter to pick up registration 
materials. New graduate students 
proceed to the Graduate section of the 
department to which you have been 
admitted for advisement. New 
undergraduates proceed to their 
department office for advisor assign- 
ment. Undecided students are advised 
at the Undergraduate Advising Center 
(3151 Undergraduate Library). After 
advisement, report to each academic 
department for sectioning into courses. 
Then, pay your bill at the Office of the 
Cashiers, in the South Administration 
Building. Remember to turn in all 
materials at the Registrations Counter. 
Sai^e all your receipts. 

Returning Students — Bring 
Readmission or Reinstatement letter to 
the Registrations Counter to pick up i 
registration materials. If advisement | 
is necessary or desired, proceed to the 
department for advisement. Then, go 
to each academic department for 
sectioning into courses. Pay your 
bill at the Office of the Cashiers in the i 
South Administration Building. 1 

Remember to turn in all materials at 
the Registrations Counter and to 
save all your receipts. 

Please note: Any registration after 
the schedule adjustment period (10th 
class day) requires special permission 
of the dean or division provost. 


To cancel preregistration or to 
withdraw from the University: That is 
the question: Whether 'tis cancellation 
or withdrawal depends on the date. 
If you decide not to attend classes you 
can cancel your registration before the 
first day of classes and incur no 
financial obligation to the University. 
If you decide not to attend classes, and 
forget to cancel your registration, you 
owe the University money even though 
you aren't attending classes. 



All students wishing to cancel their 
preregistration or registration for 


Before the first day of classes. 


In person or by sending your cancella- 
tion request in writing to: 

Office of Withdrawal/Re-Enrollment 

Room 1130 

North Administration Building 

University of Maryland 

College Park, MD 20742 

The request must be received prior to 
the end of the first day of classes and the 
Office of Registrations suggests that you 
use registered mail. For more 
information, call the Withdrawal/ 
Re-Enrollment Office at 454-2734. 

After the deadline for cancellation 
is past, you must withdraw from the 
University. You are entitled to a refund, 
but the amount you get back depends 

All change is not growth; all movement is not forward. 

— Ellen Glasgow 

on when you process your withdrawa 
After approximately a month of classes, 
you receive no refund. See the Schedule 
of Classes for refund information. 



All students who decide not to attend 
classes after the first day of classes. 

After the first official day of classes. 


Withdrawal/Re-Enrollment Office 

Room 1130 

North Administration Building 


In person or by sending your with- 
drawal request to: Withdrawal/Re- 
Enrollment Office. Room 1130, North 
Administration, University of Maryland. 
College Park, Maryland, 20742. 

The Withdrawal becomes effective on 
the date the form is filed with the Office 
of Registrations. 



All students enrolled at the University 
of Maryland. College Park Campus. 


Changes in either local mailing address 
or permanent address can be processed 
any time during the semester. 


Address change forms are available 
at the following places: 

Division of Business Services 

Address Unit 

Room 1121 or 1103 

South Administration Building 

Open 8:30 to 4:15 Monday-Friday 

Registrations Counter 

1st Floor Lobby 

North Administrations Building 

Open 9 to 4 Monday-Friday 

Deans' or Provosts' offices 
Open 8:30 to 4:30 Monday-Friday 

Star Center 

Room 1122 Student Union 

Open 9 to 4 Monday-Friday 


Since many of the University's 
communications to students are 
handled through the mail, it is 

imperative both to the student and to 
the University that accurate and up-to- 
date addresses be maintained through- 
out the time of enrollment in tfie 

Currently Registered Students — 

during the academic year the local 
address on file will be used for all 
mailings other than billings and 
grade reports which are sent to the 
student's permanent address. 

Students Not Currently Registered — 

the permanent address on the file will be 
used for all mailings. Don't forget to 
change your local address if you leave 
school ... we don't know where 
you consider permanent. 


Division, college and major changes 
may be made at any time, the only 
restrictions being Board of Regents 
limitation on enrollment. 

Forms to initiate these changes will 
be available at the division and college 
offices and at the Registrations Office, 
first floor lobby. North Administration 

Refer to the organizational chart in 
the Schedule of Classes to verify that 
you have processed all the necessary 
changes and are using the correct 

ALL students must have a division 
code, a college code and a major code. 
Please make sure you have a valid 
combination of all three. 

If your major comes directly under 
the jurisdiction of a division provost, 
your college code should be '99 — No 
College, Undergraduate." 

Change in Division (Undergraduate 
Students Only) 

Division changes may be made at any 
time, the only restrictions being Board of 
Regents limitations on enrollment. 

To initiate a change of division, go to 
the provost's office of the division 
in which you wish to enroll. Forms and 
unofficial academic record information 
are available in the provost's office. 

The provost of the new division will 
relay the information to the 
Registrations Office. 

The divisions involved will assume 
responsibility for the appropriate 
transfer of complete records. 

Change in College (Undergraduate 

Students Only) 

College changes may be processed at 
any time, the only restrictions being 

Board of Regents limitations on 

To initiate a change of college, go to 
the dean's office of the college in which 
you wish to enroll. Forms and unofficial 
academic record information are 
available in the dean's office. 

The dean of the new college will 
relay the information to the 
Registrations Office. 

The colleges involved will assume 
responsibility for the appropriate 
transfer of complete records. 

Change in Major (Undergraduate 

Students Only) 

Major changes may be processed at 
any time, the only restrictions being 
Board of Regents limitations on 

Forms for this purpose are available 
at the Registrations Office, first floor 
lobby. North Administration Building, 
and at division and college offices. 

The form indicating the change 
information should be turned in with 
the Registration Materials at the time of 
Registration or turned in to the 
Registrations Office Counter at a later 
time during the semester. 

Be sure to also complete a Division- 
College Change form if appropriate. 

Undecided about a college, division 
and/or major and want to be advised 
by the Undergraduate Advising Center? 

Students who wish to change from 
their current college or division to 
undecided should obtain a Change of 
College form from the Registrations 
Counter, 1st floor lobby. North 
Administration Building. 

The change of college form should be 
taken to the Undergraduate Advising 
Center, Room 31 51 of the Undergraduate 
Library (X2733, X3040), where unofficial 
academic information is available. 

The undecided student will be 
unofficially registered in the Office of 
the Dean for Undergraduate Studies and 
receive his advisement from the 
Undergraduate Advising Center. These 
offices and the student's former college 
will assume responsibility for the 
appropriate transfer of complete 


Sorry, it s closed.' But you need 
that course. Because you're a major. 
Because you're not a major. Because 
you need an upper level General 
University Requirement in Area B 

I don't like these cold, precise, perfect people, who, in order 
not to speak wrong, never speak at all, and in order not to do 
wrong, never do anything. 

— Henry Ward Beecher 

and your buddy told you this course was 
a blast. Because it's raining. Because 
your carpool leaves at 3 o'clock. 
Because . . . Sorry, it's still closed." 

If you should be weighted with 
those ominous words during armory 
registration, don't despair. Yet. Don't 
be too hopeful either. Yet. Remember 
that behind the circles and slashes in 
the tally books, there are people and 
things. The people are rather reason- 
able, but the things haven't been 
enlightened yet. The people are the 
professors who teach the courses that 
are closed. The things are the desks, and 
the equipment, and the classrooms. 
While you can ask a professor to allow you 
into a course, you can't manufacture a 
place to sit, fabricate equipment, or 
build a larger room. Some courses are 
closed for good and some aren't. To 
find out which yours is, you have to do 
some digging. 

First, ask the department repre- 
sentative if there have been any drops 
at all in that course. If someone dropped 
it before, someone will probably drop 
it in the ifuture. The trick is getting in 
line in back of him/her. Keep checking 
back at the desk to see if there are 
openings. If there is a waiting list, get 
on it. If there isn't, ask the represen- 
tative if he/she can start one. 

Well, you came up empty, right? 
And now that department represen- 
tative thinks you're the biggest pest 
this side of the Potomac. Take a deep 
breath, and then visit that class. Is it 
teeming with life? Are people hanging 
from the movie screen trying to spot 
empty seats, or is there ample room for 
one more underweight undergrad? 

If the former is true, think seriously 
about giving up. Let's say, however, that 
the class is reasonably empty, and 
there's enough equipment to go around. 
In that case, you have conquered the 

Now start on the people. The type 
of class will determine how many people 
before whom you must prostrate 
yourself. Find them/him/her and ask to 
be allowed to register. While prostrate, 
remember that smaller classes are a 
boon to teachers and students. If a 
professor is reluctant to give 
permission, he may want to keep the 
student-teacher ratio down to a 
manageable number. If the teacher 
says no, you have tried all your 
options and learned how to work in 
the system. If the teacher says yes, 
congratulations and don't you dare 
drop that course. 

Advising — 
Advising Center 

Room 3151, 
Undergraduate Library 
454-2733 or 454-3040 

Along with the Star Center, the Office 
of Minority Student Education, and 
the Departmental Advising Offices, the 
Undergraduate Advising Center offers a 
variety of services for students and 
faculty. Its staff provides assistance 
in the areas of career planning, 
improved decision-making, academic 
planning, and scheduling. 

Other functions of the Center 

Information — maintaining a file of 
materials describing academic 
programs and requirements at the 
College Park campus; 

General Assistance — helping 
students work through administrative 
problems that may arise from regis- 
tration, drop-add, withdrawal, records, 

Advising Coordination — working with 
advisors in all academic unitsto improve 
the quality of advising; 

"Undecided" Students — providing 
administrative and advising support for 
students who have not officially 
declared a major; 

Pre-Law Advising — offering 
comprehensive advising for students 
planning to attend law school; 

Credit-by-Exam — administering 
the Advanced Placement Program, the 
College Level Examination Program 
(CLEP), and the Advanced Placement 

Books and Supplies 


Located in the basement of the Student 
Union, the UMporium carries new and 
used textbooks for all courses plus a 
wide selection of gifts, UM 
clothing, greeting cards, house plants, 
and photographic, engineering, art 
and architecture supplies. The 
UMporium is open the first three 
Saturdays of each semester, has special 
hours during registration and sponsors 
a shuttlebus from the Adult Education 
Center during University College 

Regular hours are Monday-Thursday, 
8:30 a.m. to 6:45 p.m.; Friday, 8:30 a.m. 
to 4:15 p.m., and Saturday, 10:00 a.m. 
to 4:00 p.m. 


There are several bookstores and supply 
shops located in College Park, which 
carry a complete line of University 
textbooks as well as various school 
supplies. For your convenience, some 
have extended hours during the first 
few weeks of each semester. 


During the first two weeks of each 
semester, you can sell your books for as 
much as 75% of the original value and 
buy books at reduced prices. The APO 
Bookstore works on a consignment 
basis. They agree to sell your text- 
books for you and keep a small 
percentage of the profit. If the book 
isn't sold, you get it back. Location is 
usually in room 0124 of the Student 
Union, but this is subject to change. 


Check the bulletin boards, all over 
campus, during the first few weeks of 
each semester. Students are always 
ready to sell books! 

Office of 
Campus Activities 

Room 1191 Student Union 

Campus activities and student groups 
are a very integral part of your life at the 
University. If you are in a student 
group and need information to make 
sure you're doing everything right, 
or if your group needs help conducting 
a special program, or if you'd like to 
participate in a workshop or in field 
experience to develop your leadership 
abilities, the Office of Campus Activities 
is the place to go. The staff members 
are there to help you, guide you, and 
provide any information you might 
need. Working with 350 student 
organizations, the Office of Campus 
Activities is a catch-all for all 
campus groups and organizations. It 
helps student groups help 

The following is a list of the six 
main objectives of the Office of 
Campus Activities: 

1. To encourage a wide variety of 
activities on the part of students, 
student groups and University 
departments and to assist sponsor- 
ing agencies with their planning of 

2. To provide support and assistance 
to student groups in their daily 
operation and special programming. 

A modern employer is one who is looking for men and women 
between the ages of twenty-one and thirty, with forty years of 

3. To develop relationships with other 
University offices, organizations and 
special interest groups. 

4. Maintain necessary records for 
student groups particularly in the 
areas of student group accounts and 
student organizational information. 

5. Provide brochures and other 
informational packets to help student 
groups and other University 

6. Encourage and promote the 
development of student leadership 
on the campus. 

Career Development 

Terrapin Hall 

You're a graduating senior and you're 
caught in that bind of deciding what 
you're going to do with your life, what 
kind of job you're going to get, and 
what type of career you should pursue. 
Don't despair, because the Career 
Development Center (CDC) is here so 
you don't get caught in that bind, and it 
may be your best friend. 

Career planning should begin early 
in your academic life. The Career 
Development Center offers a variety of 
one credit courses in career planning 
and decision making geared for 
students at different points in the 
career decision making process. 
EDCP 108D IS designed for freshmen 
and sophomores as well as any other 
students who are just beginning their 
career planning. In addition, an EDCP 
108 course is offered for upper level, 
declared majors in each academic 
division for those students who have 
made an initial decision but who wish 
to know more about opportunities in 
their chosen field. All classes also 
include units on job market information 
and job seeking skills. 

The Career Library is the perfect 
place to browse, for it contains a 
vast amount of career planning material, 
occupational information, job 
vacancies, summer jobs, reference 
materials for graduate school, and 
test applications. 

If you need more personal attention, 
the CDC conducts workshops in job 
seeking techniques, resume writing, 
summer jobs, and deciding on a major. 
There are also special programs 
conducted throughout the year to give 
students the opportunity for direct 
contact with prospective employers and 

graduate school representatives. 
Career Consultants for each academic 
division and undecided majors are 
available for counseling. 

The CDC can be extremely helpful 
in your career planning activities. It 
provides you with the opportunity to 
find a purpose to your academic 
pursuits, and you as a student should 
take advantage of its services. 

Counseling Center 

Shoemaker Builaing 


Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. -9:00 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 University. The 
Center offers career counseling, 
personal counseling, help with reading 
and study skills, and special workshops. 


In addition, the psychologists at the 
Center provide professional counsel- 
ing to deal with depression, anxiety, 
loneliness, or other problems common 
to students. 


The Reading and Study Skills Lab, 
located in the Center, offers training in 
effective reading and writing skills, 
plus tips on note taking, listening 
or exam preparation Most courses are 
preprogrammed, so you take them at 
your own pace and fit them Into your 
schedule. Even if you don't have 
learning problems the RSSL can help 
you improve your skills — even seniors! 
Just see the RSSL receptionist, at the 
Counseling Center room 2102 or call 


Students who need to decide on a 
major or a future career are given an 
opportunity to investigate their interests 
and abilities through individual or 
group sessions with a counselor. 
Interest testing may also be useful to 
make you aware of your potential 
career leanings. In the lobby of the 
Center, the Occupational Information 
Library offers details on career fields. 
The lobby also has tape recorded 
Conversations with all the academic 

department heads, on their fields of 
study. This, too, could help point you 
in the right direction of the major you 
want to pursue. If you're really in a bind 
about your major or other academic 
problems, contact the Undergraduate 
Advisement Center. 


The Center offers many special 
counseling workshop programs on 
such diverse topics as assertiveness, 
life goals, human sexuality, or time 
scheduling. Brochures describing these 
and other programs are available in the 

In addition, the Center administers 
CLEF, GRE, Miller Analogy, and other 

Check Cashing 

The simple task of cashing a check 
isn't always so simple because nobody 
wants to risk getting a bad check. There- 
fore, it is almost essential that you 
establish a checking account. 

For convenience, the Citizens Bank 
& Trust Company of Maryland, located 
in the Student Union, offers free 
checking to members of the University 
community (faculty, staff, and students). 

Most College Park stores will accept 
personal checks for purchases, 
provided that you have proper identifi- 
cation. A few will cash checks with 
purchases Albrecht's Drugstore, on 
Route 1 , will cash a check up to $5, with 
a 15 cent service charge. The Umporium, 
in the Student Union, will cash a check 
up to $10 over the price of merchandise 

Beware at the end of the school year 
because most stores and businesses 
stop accepting checks They are faced 
with the difficult problem of trying to 
collect on bad checks after students 
have left town. It's a good idea to make 
sure you have enough cash to last 
you during finals. 

Never swap horses crossing a stream. 
— American Proverb 

Commuter Affairs 

1195 Student Union 

Students who do not live on campus 
are considered commuters, and it is 
primarily for them that the Office of 
Commuter Affairs exists. Wherever you 
live or whatever your interests, the 
University offers a variety of services, 
choices and experiences for you. Under 
the auspices of the Commuter Affairs 
Office are commuter programming, 
carpool creation, bikeway information, 
shuttle buses, transportation forthe 
disabled, the Off-Campus Housing 
Service and a host of other information 
on commuter activities. 


"Pooling it" is one of the greatest fads 
to hit the campus in recent years. This 
craze is being fostered by the Commuter 
Affairs Office who boasts the motto, 
"We'll find a carpool or make one!" 
In addition to cutting costs, reducing 
pollution and fuel consumption, and 
relieving campus congestion, car- 
poolers may apply for preferential 
parking spaces — available on a first 
come, first served basis in interior 
faculty/staff parking lots. 

Three students constitute a carpool 
for priority parking and can register 
themselves at the Com muter Affairs 

6 I d 


a I to A 



Shuttle UM 

The bus service serves the campus, as 
well as neighboring areas. The shuttle 
provides daytime routes to selected 
apartment complexes, evening security 
routes on campus, and call-a-ride. 
Handicapped service and charters are 
also available. 

Information concerning these free 
services and schedules are available at 
the Student Union information desk, the 
CommuterAffairs Office, Room 1195 
Student Union, and in the Shuttle 
Office near Leonardtown Community 
Center. The numbers to call are 
454-5375 or 454-5841 . 

Individual Match-up System: 

Through its computerized carpool 
service, students can be put in touch 
with other students looking for a 


If you close out the residence halls as 
a living option (or vice versa) and are 
looking for a place to live, the Off- 
Campus Housing Service may be able 
to help. The office maintains listings of 
furnished and unfurnished rooms, 
apartments and houses which are for 
rent in the area. While the service is 
not a complete representation of every- 
thing that is available, it is a good place 

tostarta housing search. The office 
also provides written material to 
facilitate that process. Peer advisors 
are prepared to supply information on 
lease requirements, furniture rentals, 
temporary lodging and all other 
aspects of the off-campus living 

1211A Student Union 

The University Commuters Association 
consists of all those students who do not 
live in University or Greek housing. 
Acting as the representative and social 
arm forthe commuting student, the 
UCA works in a variety of ways to help 
make commuting moreenjoyable. 
Members and officers of the association 
work closely with the Office of 
CommuterAffairs on such matters as 
the off-campus shuttle service and 
counseling for commuter problems 
(parent trouble, traffic ticket appeals). 
The UCA also acts as a liaison on 
many campus committees in order to 
ensure that the commuter is well 
represented. In order to get commuters 
more involved on campus, UCA 
sponsors a lunchtime speaker series 
throughout the semester and alunch- 
time guitarist in the Big UM, located 
in the Student Union. They also hold 
afternoon happy hours about once a 
month, and they help sponsor student 
trips during vacation breaks. The UCA 
is funded partially by the Student 
Government Association and the 
student activity fee. Its officers are 
elected on an annual basis. Hours 
are usually 10a.m. -3 p.m. every 
weekday. After hours, messages can 
be left in the mailbox outside the 
office in the SGA suite. 

Dormitory Living 


Residence hall living comprises a large 
part of your college experience. A student 
living on campus has a choice of 
different living situations which each 
area of housing has to offer. There 
are modern high-rise halls, small 
residence halls, and modular apartments, 
not to mention co-ed and single-sex 
halls. Each has a personality of its own. 


The oldest of the housing units is the 
Hill Area. These are located right in the 




Approval will be granted for use of 
amplifying equipment in these areas only 
if there is a high probability that the 
planned activity will not disrupt or disturb 
other University activities or if the area 
has not been previously reserved. 
.Permission will be granted to use amplify- 
ing equipment in the vicinity of residence 
halls only upon specific written request 
of the student government of the 
residence halls affected. 

4. Individual students or organizational 
representatives using amplifying equip- 
ment must accept responsibility for any 
complaints or disturbances or disrupt ion 
received from persons in University 
academic and/or residence buildings. 

B. Policy on 

(As adopted by University Senate, 
June 2, 1970) 

I. General Statement 

a. The University of Maryland 
cherishes the right of individual students 
or student groups to dissent and to 
demonstrate, provided such demonstra- 
tions do not disrupt normal campus 
activities, or infringe upon the rights of 

b. On the other hand, the University 
will not condone behavior which 
violates the freedom of speech, choice, 
assembly, or movement of other indi- 
viduals or groups. In short, responsible 
dissent carries with it a sensitivity for the 
civil rights of others. 

c. Accordingly, the University will 
take whatever steps it deems necessary 

(1) protect the right of any indi- 
vidual or group to demonstrate and 
publicly proclaim any view, however 

(2) protect the freedom of speech, 
assembly and movement of any 
individual or group which is the object 
of demonstrations. 
To achieve the foregoing objectives the 
following guidelines have been 
developed for operation at College 
.. Park: 

II. Guidelines for General Demonstrations 
a. Unscheduled demonstrations, 
"teach-ins," rallies, or equivalent 
activities may be held by recognized 
university organizations and activities, 
full or part-time students, and current 
employees of the University in the areas 
defined below provided that the 
activity does not interfere with any 
function for which that space has been 
reserved in advance. 

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 Boulevard. 

5. South Mall between Regents Drive 
and Washington-Baltimore Boulevard. 

All activities in these areas must be 
conducted so as to avoid interference 
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 
invalidate the privilege of conducting 
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 reser- 
vation 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 locations outlined in lla, 
above, unless the space has previously 
been reserved or is in use for academic 
activities or intercollegiate athletic 
team practices. Demonstrations may be 
held at other locations on the campus 
subject to approval by the Vice Chan- 
cellor for Student Affairs. Students who 
participate in demonstrations which 
have not been approved may be 
considered in violation of University 
policy. (Except as provided in lla, 

c. Demonstrations, rallies, or "teach- 
ins" may be conducted in or adjacent to 
any residential building with the specific 
written concurrence 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, 1-8. 

d. Demonstrations in the form of 
parades on streets may be conducted 
with the specific approval of route and 
time secured 48 hours in advance from 
the University Public Safety and 
Security Office. 

e. Although groups may sponsor or 
organize demonstrations, rallies, 
"teach-ins," or picketing activities, the 
fact of group sponsorship or organization 
in no way relieves individuals of the 
responsibilityfortheirown conduct, and 
each individual participating in such 
activities is accountable for compliance 
with the provisions of this policy. 

f. Persons not members of the Uni- 
versity student body, faculty or staff may 
participate in demonstrations, rallies, 
picketing, teach-ins or equivalent 
activities only upon invitation by a bona 
fide student, faculty or staff member. 
All non-students are obligated to the 
terms of this policy during participation 
in such activities. Since persons not 
students, faculty or staff members are not 
subject to University discipline proce- 
dures, failure to comply with terms of this 
policy may result in action underterms 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 main- 
tained. The right-of-way 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. Classesorothereducational activi- 
ties 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 Use Com- 
mittee as outlined in the University 
General and Academic Regulations. 

6. Where 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 
respectful 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 community 


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 action agamst individuals 
and/or groups sponsoring or partici- 
pating in rallies, "teach-ins," or demon- 
strations in these areas. 

III. Guidelines for Demonstrations in 
Connection with Placement Programs 

a. Anyone wishing to question or pro- 
test the on-campus presence of any re- 
cruitingorganization should contactthe 
Director of the Career Development 
Center or his representative in advance. 

b. Should any member of the Uni- 
versity 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 communi- 
cating directly with the appropriate 
representatives of said organization. 

c. Demonstration guidelines outlined in 
Section llg 1-8 are applicable. 

d. Demonstrations in conjunction with 
placement programs conducted in the 
Career Development Center's Terrapin 
Hall facility or other facility shall be 
considered not to infringe upon the 
rightsof others and the normal function- 
ing of placement programs provided 
that demonstrations are conducted 
outside of the facility and do not interfere 
with free and open access to the Career 
Development Center facilities by those 
students, faculty, staff, and visitors who 
wish to conduct business within the 
framework of established placement 

IV. Special Guideline Pertaining to the 
Student Union 

a. No demonstrations, rallies, "teach- 
ins" or equivalent activities may be held 
in the lobbies or corridors of the Student 

b. Demonstrations may be held in 
assigned rooms of the Student Union 
by recognized student organizations 
following procedures for reserving space 
which have been outlined by the Student 
Union Board. 

V. Guidelines for Picketing 

a. Legal Rights and Limitations. 

Orderly picketing is a legally estab- 
lished form of expression which 
recognizes the individuals right of free 
expression subject only to such reason- 
able limitations as are imposed by 
State legislation and University 
regulations. These limitations are 

intended to protect the rights of the 
picketer, the student body and the 
public with particular concern 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 II, g, 

2. Picketers will not disrupt any 
University activity by making excessive 
noise in the vicinity of any University 

3. The University Health Service is 
off-limits to picketers because special 
silence and other welfare and safety 
factors are Involved. 

C. Alcoholic Beverages 
Policy and Procedures 


Regulations forbid unauthorized pos- 
session, use or distribution of alcoholic 
beverages on or in University property. 
University policy is consistent with 
State and County laws and restricts 
on-Campus use of alcoholic beverages in 
specified areas. 

Policies Specific to an Event 

1. Alcoholic beverages may not be 
possessed, consumed, or distributed 
on the campus except where written 
approval has been obtained for the 

2. The event must be sponsored by a 
recognized alumni, faculty/staff, or stu- 
dent group, and be duly registered with 
the appropriate space reservation 

3. All applicable State, County, and 
local alcoholic beverage and tax laws 
must be accommodated. Sponsor or 
event manager shall insure the following: 

a. No one under the age of 18 shall be 
served or sold alcoholic beverages of 
any kind. 

b. Nooneundertheageof 21 shallbe 
served or sold liquor. 

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 concern for the 
avoidance of becoming a nuisance to 
non-participants, including both on- 
campus and off-campus communities. 

4. 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 
Concessions Committee. 
5. Appropriate planning and imple- 
mentation for the event involving the 
sale of alcoholic beverages includes: 
The securing of a license from the Board 
of License Commissioners, in Hyatts- 
ville, at least five days before an event. 
An approved Space Reservation form | 
must accompany the request 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. 

Exceptions to this Policy 

Private functions not involving the sale of 
alcoholic beverages; and functions spon- 
sored by non-campus groups contracting 
with the campus self-support agencies 
for facilities and services are specific 
exceptions from these procedures. 
Permission to serve alcoholic beverages ' 
must be obtained from the person or the 
department responsible for the opera- 
tion of the facility. 


Failure to comply with the University 
policy or State and County alcoholic 
beverage laws may result in judicial 
action and restriction on further use of 
University facilities. Violations of 
State and County laws will be reported 
to the appropriate civil authorities. 

D. Campus Traffic Rules 
and Regulations 

(Academic Year 1978-1979) 

These regulations apply to all who drive 
motor vehicles on any part of the campus 
at College Park. Furthermore, these 
regulations are published by the Motor 
Vehicles Administration. These rules are 
subject to change during the course of 
the academic year, and it is the students' 
responsibility to be aware of these 
changes. Updated copies of the Campus 
Traffic Rules and Regulations may be 
obtained at any time from the Motor 
Vehicle Administration free of charge. 


IV. Policy of the 
University of Maryland 
on Access to and 
Release of Student 
• Data/Information 

General Statement 
The University of Maryland has the 
responsibility for effectively supervising 
any access to and/or release of official 
data/information about its students. 
j Certain items of information about indi- 
I vidua! students are fundamental to the 
i educational process and must be re- 
I corded. This recorded information con- 
cerning students must be used only for 
clearly-defined purposes, must be safe- 
guarded and controlled to avoid viola- 
tions of personal privacy, and must be 
appropriately disposed of when the 
justification for its collection and reten- 
tion no longer exists. 

In this regard, the university is 
?committed to protecting to the maximum 
extent possible the right of privacy of all 
individuals about whom it holds informa- 
tion, records and files. Access to and 
release of such records is restricted to the 
student concerned, to others with the 
student's written consent, to officials 
within the University, to a court of 
competent jurisdiction and otherwise 
pursuant to law. 


All official information collected and 
maintained in the University identifiable 
with an individual student will be made 
available for inspection and review at 
the written request of that student subject 
to certain exceptions. 

For purposes of access to records at 
the University of Maryland, a student en- 
rolled (or formerly enrolled) for academic 
credit or audit at any campus of the 
University shall have access to official 
records concernmg him on any campus 
on which he is or nas been enrolled. 

The personal files of members of the 
faculty and staff which concern students, 
.including private correspondence, and 
' notes which refer to students, are not 
regarded as official records of the 
University. This includes notes intended 
for the personal use of the faculty and 
never intended to be official records 
of the University. 

A request for general access to all 
official records, files and data 
maintained by a campus, must be made 
in writing to the coordinator of records 
or to other person(s) designated by the 
^ chancellor at that particular campus. 

A request for access to official data 
maintained in a particular office may 
be made to the administrative head 
of that office. 

When a student (or former student) 
appears at a given office and requests 
access to the university records about 

1. The student must provide proper 
identification verifying that he is the 
person whose record is being accessed. 

2. The designated staff person(s) must 
supervise the review of the contents of 
the record with the student. 

3. Inspection and review shall be 
permitted within a period not to exceed 
45 days from the date of the student's 

4. The student will be free to make 
notes concerning the contents but no 
material will be removed from the 
record at the time. 

Under normal circumstances, the 
student is entitled to receive a copy 
only of his permanent academic record. 
A reasonable administrative fee may 
be charged for providing copies of 
this or other items. 

Record keeping personnel and 
members of the faculty and staff with 
administrative assignment may have 
access to records and files for internal 
educational purposes as well as for 
routinely necessary clerical, adminis- 
trative and statistical purposes as 
required by the duties of their jobs. 
The name and position of the official 
responsible for the maintenance of 
each type of educational record may be 
obtained from the coordinator of 
records or other person appointed by 
the chancellor on each campus. 

Any other access allowed by law 
must be recorded showing the legiti- 
mate educational or other purpose and 
the signature of the person gaining 
access. The student concerned shall be 
entitled to review this information. 

Release of Information 

Except with the prior written consent of 
the student (or former student) con- 
cerned, or as required by federal and 
state law, no information in any student 
file may be released to any individual 
(including parents, spouse, or other 
students) or organization with the 
exception of information defined as 
"Public Information. " 

When disclosure of any personally 
identifiable data/information from 
University records about a student is 
demanded pursuant to court order or 

lawfully issued subpoena, the staff 
member receiving such order shall 
immediately notify the student con- 
cerned in writing prior to compliance 
with such order or subpoena. 

Data/information from University 
records about students will be released 
for approved research purposes only if 
the identity of the student involved 
is fully protected. 

A record will be kept of all such 

Information from University records 
may be released to appropriate persons 
in connection with an emergency if the 
knowledge of such information is 
necessary to protect the health or 
safety of a student or other persons. 

Public Information 

The following items are considered 
public data/information and may be 
disclosed by the University in response 
to inquiries concerning individual 
students, whether the inquiries are in 
person, in writing or over the telephone. 

1. Name 

2. Affirmation of whether currently 

3. Campus location 

Unless the student has officially filed 
a request with the campus registrar 
that disclosure not be made without 
his written permission, the following 
items in addition to those above are 
considered public information and may 
be included in appropriate university/ 
campus directories and publications 
and may be disclosed by designated 
staff members on each campus in 
response to inquiries concerning 
individual students, whether the 
inquiries are in person, in writing, or 
over the telephone. 

1. School, college, department, 
major or division 

2. Dates of enrollment 

3. Degrees received 

4. Honors received 

5. Local address and phone number 

6. Home address (permanent) 

7. Participation in officially recognized 
activities and sports 

8. Weight and height of members of 
athletic teams 

The release of public information as 
described above may be limited by an 
individual campus policy. 

Letters of Appraisal 

Candid appraisals and evaluations of 
performance and potential are an 
essential part of the educational 
process. Clearly, the provision of such 


information to prospective employers, 
to other educational institutions, or to 
other legitimately concerned outside 
individuals and agencies is necessary 
and in the interest of the particular 

Data/information v>/hich was part of 
University records prior to January 1, 
1975 and v>/hich v^^as collected and 
maintained as confidential informa- 
tion, will not be disclosed to students. 
Should a student desire access to a 
confidential letter of appraisal received 
prior to January 1, 1975, the student 
shall be advised to have the writer of 
that appraisal notify, in writing, the 
concerned records custodian of the 
decision as to whether or not the writer 
Is willing to have the appraisal made 
available for the student's review. 
Unless a written response Is received 
approving a change of status in the 
letter, the treatment of the letter as a 
confidential document shall continue. 

Documents of appraisal relating to 
students collected by the University or 
any department or office of the 
University on or after January 1, 1975 
will be maintained confidentially only if 
a waiver of the right of access has been 
executed by the student. In the absence 
of such a waiver, all such documents 
will be available for student inspection 
and review. 

All references, recommendations, 
evaluations and other written notations 
or comments, originated prior to 
January 1, 1975, where the author by 
reason of custom, common practice, or 
specific assurance thought or had good 
reason to believe that such documents 
and materials would be confidential, 
will be maintained as confidential, 
unless the author consents in writing to 
waive such confidentiality. 

If a student files a written waiver with 
the department or office concerned, 
letters of appraisal pursuant to that 
waiver will be maintained confidentially. 
Forms will be available for this purpose. 

Challenges to the Record 

Every student shall have the oppor- 
tunity to challenge any item In his file 
which he considers to be Inaccurate, 
misleading or otherwise inappropriate 
data. A student shall Initiate a challenge 
by submitting a request in writing for the 
deletion or correction of that particular 
Item. The request shall be made to the 
custodian of the particular record in 

If the custodian and the student 
involved are unable to resolve the matter 
to the satisfaction of both parties, the 

written request for deletion or correc- 
tion shall be submitted by the student to 
the coordinator of records, orothersuch 
person as designated by the chancellor, 
who shall serve as the hearing officer. 
The student shall be given the oppor- 
tunity for a hearing, at which the student 
may present oral or written justification 
for the request for deletion or correc- 
tion. The hearing officer may obtain 
such other Information as he deems 
appropriate for use In the hearing and 
shall give the student a written decision 
on the matter within thirty (30) days 
from the conclusion of the hearing. If the 
decision of the hearing officer Is to deny 
the deletion or correction of an item In 
the student's file, the student shall be 
entitled to submit a written statement 
to the hearing officer presenting his 
position with regard to the Item. Both 
the written decision of the hearing 
officer and the statement admitted by 
the student shall be inserted in the 
student's file. The decision of the 
hearing officer shall be final. 

Grades may be challenged under this 
procedure only on the basis of the 
accuracy of their transcription. 

Exceptions to the Policy 

It is the position of the University that 
certain data/information maintained in 
various offices of the University Is not 
subject to the provisions of this policy 
with regard to inspection, review, 
challenge, correction or deletion. 

(a) Statements submitted by parent/ 
guardian or spouse In support of 
financial aid or residency determina- 
tions are considered to be confidential 
between those persons and the 
University, and are not subject to the 
provisions of this policy except with the 
written consent of the persons involved. 
Such documents are not regarded as 
part of the student's official record. 

(b) University employment records of 
students are not Included in this 
policy, except as provided under 
Article 76A of the Annotated Code of 

(c) With regard to general health data, 
only that data/Information which Is used 
by the University in making a decision 
regarding the student's status Is subject 
to review by the student under this 
policy. Written psychiatric or psycho- 
logical case notes which form the basis 
for diagnoses, recommendations, or 
treatment plans remain privileged 
Information not accessible to the 
student. Such case notes are not 
considered to be part of official 
University records. To ensure the 

availability of correct and helpful 
Interpretations of any psychological 
test scores, notes or other evaluative 
or medical materials, the contents of 
these files for an individual student may 
be reviewed by that student only In 
consultation with a professional staff 
member of the specific department 

(d) Records relating to a continuing 
or active Investigation by the campus 
security office, or records of said office 
not relating to the student's status with 
the University are not subject to this 

(e) No student is entitled to see 
information or records that pertain to 
another student, to parents, or to other 
third parties. A student Is entitled to 
review only that portion of an official 
record or file that pertains to him or her. 


Notice of these policies and procedures 
will be published by the University. 

The foregoing statement of university 
policy becomes effective Immediately, 
but should be regarded as tentative 
pending the issuance of federal regula- 
tions and guidelines or amendments In 
the applicable laws. 

The masculine gender of personal 
pronouns In this document includes the 
feminine gender. 

Approved by the President's Adminis- 
trative Council, 2/3/75. 



Academic Advisement 4, 8 

Academic Advisors 4, 8 

Academic Changes 6 

Access to and Release of 

Student Data/Information 41 

Add a Course 6 

Address, How/ to Change 7 

Alcoholic Beverage Policy 40 

Alpha Phi Omega 

(Used Book Store) 8 

Amplifying Equipment Policy 38 

Architectural Library 17 

Art Galleries 25 

Audiovisual Equipment 6 

Automobile Registration 18 

Basketball 25 

Black Explosion 21 

Blood Drive 27 

Books and Supplies 8 

Buses 10, 24 

Campus Activities 8 

Campus Mail 21 

Campus Police 20 

Campus Traffic Rules and 

Regulations 33 

Campus-Wide Programs 27 

Cancel Preregistration 6 

Cancel Registration 6 

Career Development Center 9 

Carpools 10 

Cash Lines 14 

Catalog, Undergraduate 21 

Central Administration 3 

Change Division, College, Major 7 

Changing Rooms 11 

Chapel 17 

Check Cashing 9 

Classmates 4 

Clinics, Free 11 

Closed Courses 7-8 

Clubs and Organizations 27-29 

Campus Administration 3 

Commons Lounges 29 

Commuter Affairs 10 

Complexes 11 

Co-op Work-Education 12 


Counseling Center 9 

Crisis Centers 1 1 

Dairy 4 

Dance Marathon 27 

Deans 3 

Demonstrations Policy 39 

Diamondback 21 

Dining Services 14 

Disciplinary Actions 33-34 

Division, College, Major 

Changing 7 

Dormitory Living 10 

Dropping a Course 6 

Duplicating Services 12 

Emergency Disciplinary Rules 

and Procedures 35-38 

Employment 13 

Engineering and Physical 

Sciences Library 17 

Entertainment and Recreation. ...25-30 

Equal Opportunity Recruitment 18 

Exercise 25 

Experiential Learning 12 

Financial Aid 12-13, 21 

Food 14, 23 

Food Co-op 14 

Fraternities 29 

Fraternity and Sorority Booklets 21 

Free University 14 

General University 

Regulations 32-42 

Glass Onion 29 

Glossary of Terms 31 

Golf 25 


Fraternities 29 

Sororities 29 

Housing 15 

Life Office 15 

Week 27 


Squash 25 

Health Center 15 

HELP Center 15 

Hill Residence Hall 10 

Hillel House 14 

Homecoming 27 

Honoraries 15 


Greek 15 

Off-Campus 10 

Human Relations Office 16 

Ice Cream Shop 23 


Systems 16 


Center 23 

Phone 16 

Intensive Education Development. ..18 

International Education Services 16 

Internship/Volunteer Office 12 

Intramurals 26 

Late Registration 6 

Legal Aid 16 

Leonardtown 11 

Libraries 17 " 

Librarians 4 

Looking at Maryland 21 

Lost and Found 18 

Maryland Media 12 

McKeldin Library 17 

Metro Bus 24 

Minority Student Services 18 

Minority Student Education 18 

Motor Vehicles Registration 18 

Movies 30 

Nevi^spapers 21 

Notary Public 23 

Nyumburu Community Center 18 

Off-Campus Housing 10 


Leaders 4 

Office 19 

Overflow Housing 11 

PACE 19 

Parents 5 


Hints 19 

Tickets 19 

Part-Time Jobs 13 

People You Should Know 3 

Phone Information 16 


Tutoring 21 , 24 

UMporium 8 

Undecided 7 

Undergraduate Advisement 

Center 4 

Undergraduate Catalog 21 

Undergraduate Library 17 

University College 24 

University Commuters Association. .10 

University Sing 27 

University Press 12 

Upward Bound 18 

Used Books 8 

Vending Machines 14 

Veterans Affairs 24 

Volunteer Work 12 

Walk-in Clinic 11 

Washington Post 21 

Washington Star 21 

Weightlifting 26 

What's Available 21 

White Memorial Library 17 

Withdraw from University 7 

WMUC 30 

Women's Crisis Center 11 

Women's Health Services 15 

Work Study 12 

Photographic Services 12, 20 

Physics Duplicating Services 12 

Police, University 20 

Post Office 21 

Professors 3 

Provosts 3 

Pub, The 30 

Publications 21 

Public Transportation 24 

Radio Station WMUC 30 

Reading and Study Skills Lab 21 

Record Coop 23 

Recreational Facilities 25-27 

Religious Services 22 

Residence Halls 5, 10, 21 

Residence Halls Rules 11 

Resident Assistant 5 

Resident Director 5 

Resident Life Department 10-11, 21 

Roommates 4 

Room Reservations 22 

Schedule of Classes 21 

Second Wind 21 

Secretaries 4 

Shuttle Buses 10 

Snow Days 23 

Sororities 29 

Speakers Bureau 22 

Sports 25-27 

Student Aid, Office of 12 

Student Entertainment 

Enterprises 30 

Student Government 

Association 23 

Student Organizations 

Information 27-29 

Student Responsibility 32 

Student Services 6-24 

Student Union 

Board 30 

Employment 13 

Information 23 

Study Skills 9, 21 

Swimming 26 

Telephones 24 

Television 23 

Terabac Room 30 

Terrapin 21 

Terrapin Club 27 

Theatre 30 

Tickets, Parking 19 

Tobacco Shop 23 

Transcripts 24 

Transportation 10, 24 

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Calamity is the perfect glass wherein we truly see and know 

— William Davenant 

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center of campus, and are very 
convenient because you never have to 
take long hikes to class. These hails are 
small, and therefore very personalized. 
Since they are the oldest dorms, the 
rooms are small, and the facilities are 
suffering from years of wear and tear. 
But they are quaint, and are like living in a 
large house. These halls house 35 to 300 
: students. 

Social activities are either organized 
,by individual halls or by the Hill Area 


The Complexes are located on the 
; north edge of campus, and extend from 
I University Blvd. to the Computer 
jScience building There are three 
imam complex areas — Denton. Ellicott. 
and Cambridge, which collectively 
are known as the North Campus 
Community. These are large, brick 
high-rise buildings and house about 
500 people each. They are corridor 
l^le. and mostly have double rooms, 
(with the exception of priority single 
I rooms on each floor. 

The rooms are often bigger than on 
the hill and the facilities are newer. Each 
floor has a lounge, and each hall has 
I a recreation room in its basement. 
I In the center of each complex is the 
j dining hall which doubles as a 
i community center. Each complex area 
is a community within itself. 


The newest addition to the University s 
residence hall system are the Leonard- 
town Modular Units (the Mods) which 
' are located across Route 1. behind Frat 

Row. These offer a different type of 
I living situation, for they are self 
I contained living units which are 
I apartments The Modules are carpeted. 

furnished, and have fully equipped 
j kitchens, so you don t have to eat 

on board. 
' Living in Leonardtown is more 
private than the Hill and the complexes, 
and social activities are privately 
jplanned rather than community 
oriented, the way they are in the other 
I living areas. Vacancies are filled on a 
j "pull-in basis from other residence 
I halls, and as a new student, it is very 
( unlikely that you will be assigned to 
I live there. 


All rooms in residence halls are 
assigned, and you will find it difficult 
to switch unless you find someone to 

switch with. Through your RA. you 
can make room or hall changes soon 
after the start of the semester when the 
room freeze has ended. If you want 
to change halls, it s a good idea to get 
to know the RA in that hall. 


On campus housing is in very popular 
demand, and at the beginning of the 
year, the waiting list is very lengthy. 
Each fall, about 300 new students are 
at the top of the waiting list. They are 
offered temporary rooms in studies and 
lounges in residence halls for usually 
a maximum period of three weeks until 
it is apparent that no-shows and drop- 
outs of University housing are leaving 
their rooms unoccupied. It is then 
that overflow students may move into 
the vacated rooms. 

At the end of the school year, when 
people are recontracting for their 
rooms, you can move into another hall 
through the room pool which takes 
place at a designated time in the Student 
Union. In this procedure, you give up 
for Fall semester your room in the hall 
you presently live in, get a special card 
from your RA. and go to the Student 
Union where the room lottery takes 
place. You have the alternative of all 
the rooms in each hall which haven t 
been recontracted for. Although this 
is done by lottery, chances are that you 
will get the hall of your choice. 


For all residents, there are University 
rules and regulations to abide by. Most 
of the important rules are specified in 
the contract handbook you receive 
when you are granted housing and other 
Resident Life policies may be found in 

your RA s office. You should be aware 
that when you sign up for housing, you 
are signing a contract and are under 
obligation to conform to all rules and 

For more information concerning 
housing, contact the Resident Life 
Department on the 3rd floor of the 
North Administration Building (454-2711), 
or check with your RA (Resident 
Assistant) or your Community 
Director s Office. 

Free Clinics 

Hours and services at free clinics are 
subject to frequent change without 
notice. It s always a good idea to 
call before you go. 

Montgomery County 

Bethesda Free Clinic 

(Bache Memorial Free Clinic) 

6701 Wisconsin Ave. 

Chevy Chase 


Mobile Medical Care 


Rockville Free Clinic 
107 Fleet Street 

Crisis Centers 

Off-campus hotlines: 

Montgomery County 949-6603 

Prince George s County 864-3310 

Walk-in counseling: 

Passage Center 

8500 Colesville Rd. 



See HELP Center entry 


A hotline for women, by women, is the 
Women s Crisis Hotline. In addition to 
providing legal, medical and supportive 
assistance to victims of rape and 
assault, the hotline is prepared to 
answer questions on birth control, 
pregnancy, abortion, venereal disease 
and other women s concerns. 
Volunteers staff the hotline most 
hours from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. daily 
and women are encouraged to call when 
they need another woman to talk to. 

Destiny is no matter of chance. It is a matter of choice: it is not a 
thing to be waited for, it is a thing to be achieved. 

— William Jennings Bryan 

Duplication Services 


Annapolis Hall 

The Division of Photographic Services 
is located on the ground floor of 
Annapolis Hall and is available to 
help students in a variety of ways. 

See Photo Services article in this 
publication for details. 

3132 Main Dining Hall 

Maryland Media offers typesetting, 
layout, and printing services to all 
University of Maryland students and 
organizations. They run an offset 
printing process and would therefore 
be convenient for large orders as well 
as small ones. 

Z1201 Physics Building 

Physics Duplicating offers complete 
printing and copying services as well 
as bindery. Cash jobs are done along 
with jobs charged to official fund and 
budget numbers or S.G.A. accounts. 

Located behind Fire Station 

University Press offers a wide array of 
printing services. Their operation 
ranges everywhere from typesetting 
to binding and from hot type to cold 
type. Organizations will find them 
useful for such necessities as letter- 
heads and posters. 

Learning Programs 

0119 Undergraduate Library 

Choosing a career, deciding on a major, 
getting career experience before 
graduation, testing your skills — 
these are all reasons to select an 
internship, volunteer job, or 
Cooperative Education placement 
through the Experiential Learning 

The unique Co-op Education program 
is an opportunity to integrate full-time, 
paid work experience into your 
academic curriculum. The possibility 



of a permanent job offer after graduation 
is an added benefit of the Co-op 

Academic credit can be arranged for 
an internship, while Community 
Service programs and volunteer jobs 
can provide first-hand experience in 
your career field. Over 1000 organiza- 
tions in the Washington area are 
looking for student manpower and can 
provide you with job experience, 
career-related skills, confidence, and 
contacts in your field. And, after 
graduation, you will have a better 
chance of finding a job in that chosen 
field when you can prove that your 
"textbook" knowledge has been put 
to practical use. 

Financial Aid 
and Employment 


2130 North Administration Building 

Student employment — 454-4592 

Loans — 454-3046 

Grants — 454-5497 

The Office of Student Aid offers many 

programs designed to supplement a 

student's finances so that he/she may 
more readily attend the University. 
There are over 100 sources of 
scholarships, loans, grants, and 
employment available to eligible 

About half of the funds are awarded < 
in the form of loans and employment. 
Most aid comes in a "package deal" 
which consists of a combination of 
scholarship, grant, loan, and/or 
employment. The scholarship 
application deadline is March 1, and 
the deadline for loans and grants is 
May 1 . The deadline for summer College 
Work Study Program (CWSP) considera- 
tion is February 1. 

Students may set up an appoint- 
ment with a counselor, but should 
become familiar with some of the 
basic eligibility factors before doing so. 
The information desk at the Office of 
Student Aid offers various publications 
to acquaint students with the different 
areas of financial aid. 



Employment under the College Work- 
Study Program is a form of financial 
aid which is awarded to students who 
are in need of earnings from part-time 
employment to continue their 
education. Preference is given to 
students with the greatest financial 
need. To qualify for employment under 
the College Work-Study Program, a 
student must meet the following 
qualifications: (1) is in need of 
employment in order to pursue a course 
of study at this University; (2) is capable 
of maintaining good standing in the 
course of study while employed; (3) is a 
citizen of the United States or a 
permanent resident; (4) is enrolled or 
has been accepted for enrollment as 
either an undergraduate, graduate, or 
professional student on a full-time 

Students employed through the 
College Work-Study Program are 
assigned to most of the departments on 
campus and to a tew off-campus 
agencies. An attempt is made to 
assign students to positions which 
will develop their skills and interest. 
Students may work up to 20 hours per 
week during the academic year and up to 
40 hours per week during vacation 
periods. The rate of pay is $2.65 
per hour. 

Additional information and applica- 
tions may be obtained from the Office 
of Student Aid, Room 2122, North 
administration Building, 454-3046. 

If you think education is expensive try ignorance. 


The Job Referral Service locates 
part-time, temporary, and summer jobs, 
both on- and off-campus, for students. 
The office is located in Room 0127 
Foreign Languages Building (454-2490) 
and is open for referrals on class days 
from 1 1 :00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Peer 
counselors attempt to match a 
students qualifications with the 
employers' requirements for available 
positions. Students may receive 
referrals for up to three positions each 
time he utilizes the service. 

On-campus jobs are the most sought- 
after type of employment because they 
are convenient and can fit comfort- 
ably into class and study schedules. 
They are limited in number and, there- 
fore, the competition is high. If you're 
interested in on-campus employ- 
ment, start looking early; before the 
semester begins if you can. 

Some large departments on campus 
I do their ow/n hiring, so here are some 
' places you might try looking into: 

Office of Commuter Affairs 

Department of Resident Life 

Orientation Office 

Departmental Offices 

Dining Services 


Student Union 

Departmental Offices 

There are over 100 departmental offices 
on campus which often hire students 
to work on their staffs. Ability to type 
and experience with office equipment 
Is usually an asset in getting one of 
these positions. The jobs open most 
often are usually clerical, research, 
and labor positions. 

Since majors are often given 
priority, it would be best to look in 
your department first. If they don t 
need help, look around in the other 
departments because somebody, 
somewhere must need help. 


The faculty could be a valuable resource 
for jobs because they maintain contacts 
1 with colleagues in the area who work 
with the government or private busi- 
nesses and are in the position to hire 
Also, their job leads often involve 
positions directly related to 
professional interests. You d be 
surprised how interested faculty are in 
helping students find pre-professional 


There are five libraries on campus which 
all hire student employees. Applications 

should be filled out with each 
individual library. Positions are 
available for the summer as well as 
the school year. 

Dining Services 

A major employer of students on 
campus is the Department of Dining 
Services. A variety of jobs are 
available and the hours often are 
compatible with class schedules. 
Opportunities are available within the 
Cambridge, Denton, Ellicott and Hill 
Dining Halls, and in addition, there are 
numerous openings at the Pub, 
Student Union Food Service, Bake 
Shop and in the Maintenance 
Department assisting skilled mechanics. 
Students should seek employment by 
going to the unit of their choice and 
completing an employment applica- 
tion. It is necessary that workers be 
available for a minimum of 10 hours per 
week. While many students return to 
work with the Department for their 
entire college career, opportunities for 
employment are continuously opening. 
Workships are available for students 
who wish to work to pay off a board bill. 
Students can arrange for a workship by 
first obtaining employment in a Dining 
Hall, and requesting a workship. The 
Dining Hall manager will inform the 
applicant of the hours necessary to 
work to complete the workship 
obligation by the end of the semester 

Career Development Center 

Terrapin Hall 


The Career Library, located in the 
Career Development Center, contains 
a vast amount of occupational 
information, job vacancy listings, and 
summer jobs. For students' con- 
venience, it is open until 8:30 p.m. on 
Wednesdays during campus recruiting 

Department of Resident Life 

3rd Floor, North Administration Building 


All of the student staffers who work in 
residence halls are hired by the 
Department of Resident Life. These 
Include RA positions, desk recep- 
tionists, security checkers, 
maintenance workers, etc. 

Actual interviews are conducted in 
each residential community for 
positions open in that particular 
community. For specific information on 
available positions, application 
dates and procedures, see your RA or go 
to your residential community office. 

Orientation Office 
1195 Student Union 

This office hires the Orientation Staff 
who work primarily during the summer. 
The pay, benefits and experience are 
excellent. Beginning in March, the 
office often employs a number of 
students to help process orientation 
applications. Applications for summer 
Student Advisor positions are usually 
available in October. 
Student Union 

The Student Union has approximately 
100 student positions available for 
people with various skills. The Union 
is open about fifteen 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 0129, or 
call 454-2807. 
Off Campus Employment 
The Maryland State Employment 
Service may be of assistance in locating 
off campus jobs if you haven't been 
able to find anything on campus. Some 
places you can contact are: 

6821 Kenilworth Ave. 

Hyattsville, Md. 441-2130 

11262 Georgia Avenue 
Wheaton, Md. 949-5300 

Shuttle Bus 

Students interested in driver positions 
should apply at the Shuttle Office near 
Leonardtown Community Center. 
(For more information see Shuttle Bus 

Note: For additional information about 
each department see respective entries 
in the rest of this handbook. 

To be absolutely certain about something, one must know everything 
or nothing about it. 

— Olin Miller 


Director's Office — 454-2901 
Meal Ticket Information — 454-2905 
Catering — 454-3539 
Consumer Advocate — 454-FOOD 
Dining Services offer a choice of three 
board plans: 19 meals, the any 15-meal 
plan and the any 10-meal plan. Each 
meal plan is available 7 days per week. 
There are 3 meals per day, Monday 
through Friday and brunch and dinner 
on Saturday and Sunday. The any 1 5-meal 
plan offers the most flexibility, giving 
you the choice of eating 15 out of 19 meals 
without paying for the missed meals. For 
those students who spend a minimal 
amount of time on campus the 10-meal 
plan is offered. The University ID card 
is the meal card for the contract student 
and can be used in all of the four dining 
halls on campus. 

Board plans are available to all 
students, whether resident or 
commuter; the board contract is for 
one academic year, although the 
payments are divided by semester. 
A student may only be released from the 
contract if they withdraw from the 
University durmg the year. 

Menus offer a variety of entrees with 
a minimum of four selections of salads 
and desserts. The number of portions is 
unlimited. Throughout the year a 
series of special events is planned which 
includes outdoor barbecues and dinner 
dances at no extra charge. In addition, 
those students who desire a private 
catered meal for a special occasion, in 
lieu of the cafeteria contract feeding, will 
be entitled to discount for those board 
students attending the function. 


The department of Dining Services 
offers cash facilities in the Student 
Union, Hill, Cambridge, and Ellicott 
Halls for those students not on the board 
plan. Those cash facilities are open to 
students and guests of the University 
and offer many different meals. Those 
students who are interested in taking 
advantage of the "all you can eat" meals 
can eat m the contract dining halls by 
buying a guest meal ticket at the 
Courtesy Desk at the entrance of the 
dining halls 


There are a variety of places to go on 
campus when you crave an ice-cream 
snack or a home-cooked meal. 
Whether you're hungry, rushed for 
time, or just need a new stomach treat, 
the facilities are all conveniently located. 

Dairy-Turner Laboratory 

The ice cream is made right in Turner 
Lab, and student workers give you 
generous portions. Besides being able 
to sample all flavors of 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 a.m. to 6 p.m , Monday 
through Friday and noon to 6 p.m., 
Saturday and Sunday. 


7505 Yale Avenue (P.O. Box 187) 
College Park, Md. 20740 
779-9020, 277-8961, 779-7370 

A friendly atmosphere, variety in meals 
and good food await you at the Hillel 
Kosher Dining Club. You can get three 
meals a day Monday through Saturday 
and brunch and dinner on Sunday. 
You also have the option of a partial 
board plan which includes all meals 
from Sunday dinner to Friday lunch. 
A third option, available only to 
commuters, is a lunch only plan for 

Monday through Friaay. Hillel 
provides a welcome change from 
humdrum meals and is a lot easier 
than cooking on your own. Ethnic 
Nights, Movie Nights and other special 
events add to the excitement. Non- 
members of the Dining Club are 
welcome to eat at Hillel on Wednesday 
nights and on Shabbat. Advance 
reservations, especially for 
Shabbat, are appreciated. 

Vending Machines 

For those meals or snacks on the run, 
there are vending machines located all 
over the campus. Vending rooms in the 
Student Union, Francis Scott Key, 
Skinner, the Education building, 
Tydings, the Engineering Kiosk and 
the Armory provide everything you need 
from soup and sandwiches to dessert 
with a push-button convenience, 
including microwave ovens to warm up 
whatever you buy. 

There are machines which offer 
light snacks, drinks and ice cream in 
Cole Fieldhouse and most dorms. 
The vending room in the Union stays 
open until the building closes, if you 
need a late night snack. 

Student Union 

See Student Union section for 
information on the following places: 

Big UM 


Not Just Yogurt Shop 

Pizza Shop 

Ice Cream Shoppe 

Tortuga Room 

No Frills Sandwich 

Vending Room 

Food Co-op 

Free University 

(Contact Jim Frid) 

An alternative approach to education 
invades the College Park campus on 
evenings and weekends — Free 
University. Tuition is almost free — 
there is a $2.00 registration fee for 
each course. Topics are very free 
and range from cartooning and 
caricature to conversational Russian. 
Classes usually begin about three 
weeks after costly classes begin and 
you should watch for the Free 
University Course Schedule at the 
entrances of major buildings. If you 
have an interest or a skill you would 
like to share. Free University is 
interested in you. 

dean Cocteau, asked if he believed in luck, replied, "Certainly, how 
else do you explain the success of those you don't like?" 


Greek Life Office 

1191 Student Union 

The office of Greek Life coordinates 
tfie integration of tlie social 
fraternities and sororities with the 
rest of the campus community. It worl<s 
with the officers and members of these 
groups to advise and assist them in 
getting the most out of the "Greek" 
experience Greek Life" refers to the 
Greek letter societies that make up the 
fraternity and sorority system. 

If you have any questions about 
fraternities and sororities, just 
stop in. 

For a list of existing fraternities 
and sororities see entries Fraternities 
and "Sororities." 


Fraternity and Sorority houses provide 
living spaces for 1,800 Maryland 
students. Living in a "Greek House" 
provides a small group living experience 
for anywhere from 10 to 60 students. 

It is a chance for you to learn how 
to manage all aspects of a home from 
overseeing the physical facilities to 
operating a kitchen. 

Although most students living in 
the houses are members of the Greek 
community, there are often spaces 
available for non-members. It is a 
viable housing alternative for people 
having trouble getting on-campus 
housing. Spaces are usually kept 
available in the houses for pledges to 
move into after Rush. If you are 
interested, contact the Office of 
Greek Life. 

Health Center 

Information/Emergencies — 454-3444 
Mental Health — 454-4925 
Health Education — 454-4922 
Appointments — 454-4923 

The University Health Center is located 
on Campus Drive, directly across the 
street from the Student Union. Both 
graduate and undergraduate students 
are eligible for health services A student 
becomes eligible for routine medical 
care and professional services at the 
Health Center when he/she pays a 
health fee at registration. 

Services provided include urgent 
and routine medical care, mental health 
evaluation and treatment, health 
education, laboratory, x-ray, and 
gynecological services, and upon 
referral from a Health Center 
physician, orthopedic services. Charges 
are made for certain laboratory tests, 
all x-rays, casts and allergy injections. 

Students should call the Health 
Center for an appointment, but 
emergencies such as injuries, or 
students who are too ill to wait for an 
appointment will be seen on a walk-in 

The Health Center is open 8:00 a.m- 
10:00 p.m. on weekdays, and 1 1 :00 a.m - 
3:00 p.m. on weekends. 

Emergencies are seen 24 hours a day. 

It should be noted that the mandatory 
health fee is not a form of health 
insurance. A group insurance policy is 
available to students because many 
family plans do not provide services for 
college age students. This policy 
provides benefits for hospital, surgery, 
emergency, laboratory, x-ray. some 
mental and nervous problems, and 
contains a major hospital provision. 
Enrollment for the policy is open at 
the beginning of each semester. 


The Women's Health Center is located 
on the ground levelof the Health Center. 
It is primarily a nurse practitioner 
clinic, but there are two doctors on 
the staff. Its services include routine 
gynecological checkups, birth 
control, pregnancy and V.D. testing, 
and pap smears. Counseling services 
are available for consultation upon 

The Women's Health Center is open 
until 5:00 p.m. but its patient hours 
are Monday-Friday, 8:30 a.m. -4:00 p.m. 

HELP Center 

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3:05 a.m. Computer program won't 

even limp. 

Irregular verbs getting even 


Composition is in little pieces 

on the 24-hour room floor. 
3:07 a.m. Called friend. 
3:08 a.m. Friend tells you it's 3:08 a.m. 
3:09 a.m. Former friend says good-bye. 
3:10 a.m. Student dials 454-HELP. 
3:11 a.m. Student gets someone to 

talk to. 
Someone to talk to 20 hours a day. 
Someone to listen 20 hours a day. 
Because courses are getting you 
down. Because people are getting on 
your back. Because you feel like 
getting on the phone to rap with 
someone. The Help Center in Shoe- 
maker Hall can answer your phone call 
or talk to you in person from 8 a.m. to 
4 a.m. daily. Call 454-HELP, or ring the 
buzzer on Shoemaker's basement door 
and walk in. 

In addition to peer counseling and 
crisis intervention, the Help Center 

— mformation and referral services. 

— pregnancy testing in conjunction 
with the Prince George's County 
Health Department. 

— anonymous street drug testing. 

— a clearinghouse for riders and 
drivers who want riders. 

Call whenever you feel like talking. 


Office of Campus Activities 
1121 Student Union 

Alpha Chi Sigma 

Chemistry Honorary Fraternity 
Alpha Epsilon 

National Agricultural Engineering 

Honor Society 
Alpha Phi Omega 

National Service Fraternity 
Beta Alpha Psi 

National Accounting Honorary 
Delta Nu Alpha 

Delta Sigma Pi 

National Business & Commerce 

Professional Fraternity 
Eta Beta Rho 

National Hebrew Honor Society 

I have great faith in fools — self-confidence my friends call it. 

— Edgar Allan Poe 

Eta Kappa Nu 

Electrical Engineering 

Honorary Society 
Gamma Sigma Sigma 

Service to campus, community 
Gamma Theta Upsllon 

International Fraternity 
Kappa Delta Pi 

Education Honor Society 
Kappa Psi 

Pharmaceutical Fraternity 
Mortar Board 

National Senior Honor Society 

(based on service, leadership, 

Omicron Delta Kappa 

Honorary recognizing high standards 

in collegiate activities 
Omicron Nu 

National Home Economics Honorary 
Phi Beta Kappa 

Scholastic Honorary Society 
Phi Eta Sigma 

Freshmen Honorary 

(provides tutoring) 
Phi Sigma Phi 

National Scholastic Honorary for 

Transportation majors in 

College of Business 
Pi Mu Epsilon 

Math Honorary 
Psi Chi 

Psychology Honorary 
Salamander Honorary Society 

Recognizing outstanding scholarship 

in Fire Protection Engineering 
Sigma Alpha Omicron 

Microbiology Honorary 
Sigma Gamma Tau 

Aerospace Engineering Honorary 
Tau Beta Pi 

National Engineering Honor Society 
Tau Kappa Alpha 

National Forensic Honorary 

(art or study of argumentative 

Tau Beta Sigma 

Band Honorary 

Human Relations Office 

1114 Main Administration Building 

The Human Relations Office is 
responsible for initiating action in 
compliance with campus, state, and 
federal affirmative action directives 
designed to provide equal education 
and employment opportunities for 
College Park students and employees. 
It also monitors the outcome of 
actions taken in this regard. 

Copies of the Campus Human 
Relations Code are available from 
this office and those of the Vice 

Chancellor and Provosts. The Code 
specifies that Equal Education and 
Employment Opportunity (triple EO) 
Officers shall be active in major campus 
units and that their efforts are to be 
coordinated by equity officers assigned 
to the administrative staffs of the Vice 
Chancellors and Provosts of these units. 

Any student or employee having a 
concern about possible inequities in 
educational or employment matters, or 
who wishes to register a complaint, 
may contact a unit Equity Officer of 
triple EO representative. He/she may 
also contact the Human Relations' 
Equity and Research Office in 
Room 0125 of the Undergraduate 
Library (454-4707) or the main office 
of Human Relations Programs in 
Room 1114 Main Administration 

Identification System 

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

Registration Cards — A new registration 
card is issued at the beginning of each 
semester; each semester s card is a 
different color. Preregistered students 
receive theirs attached to their class 
schedules. Students registering in the 
Armory will be issued one after 
presenting proof of bill payment. 

The replacement cost is $1. HINT: 
It will last a lot longer if you cover it 
with clear plastic. 

Photo Transaction Cards — Students 
are issued photo ID cards when they 
enroll at the University and continue to 
use that card during their entire 

Replacement cost is $7. HINT: Don't 
carry it in your back pocket. 

For more information concerning 
Identification Cards, call 454-5365. 


Campus Information Center, 
Student Union Information Desk 
Dial-an-Event — 454-4321 
Campus Directory — 454-3311 
24-hour Intramural and Recreational 
Facilities Information — 454-5454 

International Education 

2115 North Administration Building 

Students wishing to study, travel 
or work abroad can obtain information, 
advisement and assistance in the 
FurmanA. Bridges Reading Room of the 
International Education Office. 

This office offers a wide range of 
services to faculty and students 
interested in international education 
exchange. It is authorized to issue the 
International Student/Scholar 
Identification Card and works closely 
with the International Student Council. 

The office helps newly admitted 
foreign students acclimate themselves 
to campus by holding a special 
orientation program, providing a small 
emergency loan fund and helping with 
housing problems.' 

The office is also involved in making 
recommendations on the academic 
admission of foreign applicants and 
reviewing their English proficiency, 
financial and visa status. 

Non-U. S. citizens are also helped 
by the office to maintain lawful 
immigration status. The staff also 
counsels them with reference to 
personal problems, making referrals to 
the appropriate academic or student 
affairs office as necessary. 

Legal Aid 

(on and off campus) 
Student Legal Aid Office; 
Student Union Room 1112 

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

The office can represent students 
charged with University misconduct 
or academic irregularities. Also two 
attorneys and eight student legal 
interns are available for consultation 
for any type of legal problem a student 
may have: landlord-tenant, consumer, 
criminal, traffic, and University. 

The office is open Monday through 
Friday, 10:30-4:30. Come in person — 
bring appropriate documents. 

Ideals are like the stars: we never reach them, but like the mariners 
of the sea, we chart our course by them. 

— Carl Schurz 




Campus Drive — 454-4737 
Borrow Desk — 454-4727 

Monday-Thursday. 8 a.m. -11 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. -6 p.m. 

Saturday, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. 

Sunday, 12 noon-11 p.m. 
Twenty-four Hour Room: 24 hours 

a day while school is in session 
Reserve Room: 

Monday-Thursday. 24 hours a day 

Friday, 12:01 a.m. to 6 p m. 

Saturday, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. 

Sunday, 10 a.m. -midnight 

The Undergraduate Library is a very 
interesting place to visit, and it has 
almost everything you will need. On the 
main floor, there is the information desk, 
card catalogs, and cases which contain 
student displays. The library's 
recreational reading room has a 
collection of 5,000 paperbacks, and 
there is even a term paper clinic to 
individually help students write papers. 

The ground floor of the library has 
books on education, language, and 
literature. The reserve room on this 
floor is open 24 hours during the school 
year for all of you late night 

The first floor contains all types of 
history books, geography books, 
anthropology books, and library 
science bibliographies. 

The second floor has books on the 
social sciences, political science, and 
law. Periodicals are also located on 
this floor. 

The third floor books are all science 
oriented, such as medicine, agricul- 
ture, and technology. 

The fourth floor houses music and 
fine arts, including all of the non-print 
media. A course reserve collection 
contains: recorded lectures, sample 
examination questions and supple- 
mental programs. There are about 
150 audio-cassette players with stereo 
headphones and a large variety of 
music, wireless audio headsets which 
enable you to tune into any one of six 
pre-programmed channels, ten 
individual video playback rooms, four 
group rooms, tapes of classroom 
instruction, and commercial tapes. 
The newest section of the fourth floor 
is the multi-media conference room 
which has an 8mm projector, a slide 
projector, and a quad tape player. 
Remember to ask the librarians at the 
information desk for help with these 
materials, and watch for topical 
displays on the fourth floor showcase 
featuring special collections of non- 
print materials. 

Aside from studying, there are a lot 
of interesting things to learn in the 
Undergraduate Library. 


Room 1102 Architecture Building 


Monday-Thursday 8:30 a.m. -10 p.m. 
Friday, 8:30 a.m. -5 p.m. 
Saturday, 1 p.m -5 p.m. 
Sunday, 5 p.m. -10 p.m. 

The Architecture Library offers a 
collection of foreign language design 
and architecture magazines. Its 
surroundings are comfortable, and the 
interior design is a welcome change 
from the rest of the University. 


Room 1300 Math Building 


Monday-Friday, 8 a.m. -midnight 
Saturday, 10 a.m. -midnight 
Sunday, 1 p.m. -midnight 
This library occupies three floors, and 
is the largest of the specialized 
libraries. Its reading materials 
include math, physics, computer 
science, earth science, and 
engineering, plus a 500,000 piece 
technical report collection. If you are a 
serious student, this is a good place to 
get your work done. 


West end of the Mall — 454-2853 
Loan Desk — 454-4974 


Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. -11 p.m. 
Friday, 8 a.m. -6 p.m. 
Saturday, 10 a.m. -6 p.m. 
Sunday, noon-11 p.m. 

McKeldin is often referred to as the 
graduate library, but undergraduates 
are welcome. It is the main library on 
campus, and contains the greatest 
number of books and periodicals at 

On your first visit to McKeldin, 
go to the second floor information 
desk for help Also on the second 
floor are a centralized reference 
room and a Periodicals/Microfilms 
Room. The third floor has the graduate 
reserve area, a Government Documents 
Collection, and the East Asia Collection. 
On the fourth floor are the Fine Arts 
Room, Maryland and Rare Books 
Room. A special collection of music 
research is located on 4M. 

Located on the mezzanine level of 
each floor are small study alcoves. If 
you want to get some serious studying 
done, you can hide in the "stacks' 
where desks and chairs are plentiful. 


Biochemistry Building, Room 1526 
454-2610 or 454-2609 


Monday-Thursday, 8 a.m. -12 p.m. 

Friday, 8 a.m. -6 p.m. 

Saturday, 9 a.m. -5 p.m. 

Sunday, 2 p.m. -12 p.m. 
This is a quiet, serious study library, 
and the reading material is limited to 
chemistry, microbiology, and 
related subjects. 


If you cant find the information you 
need at one of the five campus libraries, 
or you need some additional infor- 
mation, there are several places 
throughout the area where books can be 
borrowed and reference materials can 
be used. They are: 

American University Library 

George Washington University Library 

Georgetown University Library 

Catholic University Library 

Howard University Library 

Library of Congress 

Prince Georges County Libraries 

Montgomery County Libraries 

DC. Libraries 

Idealism increases in direct proportion to one's distance from the 

— John Galsworthy 


Lost and Found 

Campus Police — 454-3555 

Student Union Main Desk — 454-2801 

If unsuccessful at this point, try an ad 
in the Diamondback (454-2351). 

Minority Student 

3139 Undergraduate Library 

The Office of Minority Student 
Education (OMSE) is responsible tor 
addressing the academic and social 
needs of the minority student on 

The OMSE sponsors four supportive 
programs aimed at enhancing the 
retention and graduation of minority 
students at the University. 

The Minority Advisement Program 
provides a peer advisor in each of the 
five academic divisions who conducts 
academic advising and referral 
services. A tutorial program for 
minority students in difficult courses 
is also provided throughout the 

The Career Development Outreach 
Program coordinator works with 
the Career Development Center as 
well as with government and private 
agencies interested in hiring minorities. 
Help is also provided with resume 
writing and interviewing techniques. 
The fourth program is the Minorities 
Pre-Professional Academic 
Societies, consisting of eight societies 
in various disciplines. 

Additional information on these 
programs is available at the Office 
of Minority Student Education. 

3125 New Main Dining Hall 

The Nyumburu Community Center is a 
branch of the Office of Minority Student 
Education. It focuses on the cultural 
aspects of the Black experience here in 
the United States as well as in the 
Caribbean and Africa. Seminars and 
workshops in poetry, art, music, dance, 
drama and literature are offered at 
Nyumburu along with a wide range of 
student activities. 

0107 North Administration Building 

Responsible for recruiting and 
admitting minority students to the 
University, the O.E.O.R. staff visits high 
schools, community colleges, and 
community organizations throughout 
the state in an effort to attract 
minority students to College Park. 

On-campus services include: 
financial aid advising, in-state 
residency determination, personal 
counseling, referral resource and 
reinstatement advising. 

Room 0111 Chemistry Building 

The Intensive Educational Development 
Program (I.E.D.), a supportive program 
for students enrolling at UMCP, 
assists students in their intellectual, 
social and personal development. 
Students whose high school grades 
and/or SAT scores indicate some need 
for educational services are encouraged 
to apply to the I.E.D. program. Its 
services include: a summer Transition 
Program to help students adjust to both 
the academic and the non-academic 
environment of the University; 
academic advising, career guidance 
and counseling throughout the year; 
tutoring and courses in the improve- 
ment of basic skills. 


The Upward Bound Program at 
College Park is designed to provide 
academic and counseling assistance to 
help high school students prepare for 

Academic tutoring, instruction 
and counseling are provided to help 
develop basic academic skills and 
motivation and to assure that each 
student improves in basic skills such 
as communication and mathematics. 

Motor Vehicle 

Anyone who operates a vehicle on 
campus (except freshmen and 
sophomores in residence halls 
who are not allowed to operate 
vehicles on-campus) must register 
that vehicle with the Motor Vehicle 

During Armory Registration, you 
can register your wheels In the 

Armory basement. Bring the current 
state registration for each wheel you 
want to register. Complete the 
application form and ask for a lot near 
your classes. The map inside the 
Motor Vehicle Office's brochure will 
help you choose. Payment is not 
necessary at this time, as the fee is 

added to your bill. If you register your 
vehicle at any other time, you must 
have cash payment. Registration 
for one vehicle is $12.00, and each 
additional vehicle is $3.00. Receive 
your bumper decals and affix them to 
your bumper. It's a good idea to wipe 
your bumper off before you affix. 
Otherwise, the decal might come off 
with the dirt. If you're registering 
more than two cars, make sure you 
put the decals on tfie right car. 
Then, receive the rules and 
regulations, and put them in your 
head. In other words, READ THEM! 
Shakespeare it ain't, but they may 
save you a bundle in fines. 


— Resident freshmen and 
sophomores may obtain special 
permission to operate a vehicle on 

— Anyone who memorizes the Rules 
and Regulations and recites them on 
the mall at noon will receive ... a bonus 
copy of the Rules and Regulations. 

— Anyone caught throwing the 
Rules and Regulations away will be 
forced to memorize them and recite 
them on the mall at noon. 

— Special spaces are available 
for handicapped students. 

Life can only be understood backwards, but it must be lived 


— S. Kierkegard 

— Freshmen and sophomores are 
given Lot 4, Juniors and Seniors may 
choose among any numbered lots. 

— The bumper decals always clash 
with the color of your car. 

Parking Hints 

Ratios never bothered you in high 

school algebra; you knew they were 
only fractions in disguise But if you 
drive a car on this campus where three 
cars are assigned to every space, that 
ratio — three-to-one — may make 
you late to class, could cost you money, 
and will definitely haunt you 

Three-to-one adds up to crowded 
parking lots. Take heart, however; 
there are alternatives to the numbers 
game. If possible, walk, jog, skate- 
board, bikeride, hang-glide, carpool. 
Shuttle Bus, or Metro Bus your way to 
school. The first four alternatives will 

,keep you in shape, while the other 
options have various advantages. 
Carpoolers park in close-in faculty 
lots where the ratio is a wondrous 
one-to-one. Three may be a crowd, but 
it's also a carpool and you can contact 
the Office of Commuter Affairs for more 
details. Shuttle Bus passengers from 
nearby apartment complexes are 
discharged near the center of campus. 
Commuter Affairs has more 
information on this service too. 
Metro buses lumber through campus 
regularly and schedules are available 
at the Student Union Information Desk. 

If you must drive, arrive at your 
assigned lot early. Dawn is a little 
extreme: five minutes before your 
noon class is sheer folly. Be advised 
that the first two weeks of classes is the 
worst time for traffic because everyone 
is here all the time. During this hectic 
week, the Motor Vehicle Office 
designates certain overflow parking 
areas. Lot 4 serves as an overflow lot 
throughout the semester, while other 
temporary overflow spaces are 

L advertised in the Diamondback. 

■* When things settle down from 
complete chaos to controlled 
confusion, out come the ticketers. 
If you claim squatters rights in lots 
other than your own. or if you allow your 
meter to run out of nickels, or if you 
clog medical parking and fire lanes with 
your vehicular presence, you will 
be ticketed. Parking regulations are 
handed to you when you register your 
car — look them over. Ignorance is only 
blissful when it doesn't cost you money. 

The University Commuters' Asso- 
ciation handbook summed up the 
parking situation in these immortal 
words; "Today you get the shaft, 
tomorrow you get the space." 

(A Fable) 

It's your favorite teacher's birthday 
and you've baked a five-tiered, 
40-pound, chocolate monstrosity of a 
cake. You are assigned to Lot 4, but 
you know you can't carry that cake very 
far. So you canvas the area for 
ticketers and pull into the faculty lot 
near your class. It's only for a minute 
— so you can deliver the cake. Then, 
of course, that favorite teacher offers 
you a piece of cake and a cup of coffee, 
and you join in the birthday celebra- 
tion for just a few minutes . . . The car 
with the ticket on it is yours, of course. 
This is more than the icing on the cake — 
you didn't MEAN to leave it there 
that long. 

The Judicial Programs Office 
administers a ticket appeal process 
for this kind of situation. They 
recognize that at times there are 
extenuating circumstances (although 
a 40-pound chocolate cake is pretty 
hard to swallow). In order to appeal a 
ticket, you must go to the second 
floor of the North Administration 
Building, and scout the hallway for a 
table marked "Traffic Appeals " All 
the forms and Information aboutappeal- 
ing a ticket are on that table. You must 
fill out the forms within 10 calendar days 
of the violation. Someone in the office 
across the hall from the table will 
answer any questions about parking 
that you may want to ask, and to tell you 
any alternatives available to help you 
avoid receiving more tickets. 

Then, a board of students reviews 
the appeal and weighs the individual's 
situation (or cake, as the case may be) 
against the overall needs of the campus 
community. The board can void the 
ticket, lower the fine, or deny the appeal. 
They cannot, however, raise the fine. 

Please note that overdue meter 
tickets must be handled by the campus 
Motor Vehicle Administration. 

Parking Tickets 

What's buttercup yellow, ripples 
gaily in the breeze on your wind- 
shield, and costs you anywhere from 
two to forty-seven dollars? Its a 
University of Maryland parking ticket. 
They blossom out in fair and foul 

weather alike, curling coyly around 
your windshield wiper and causing 
much wailing and gnashing of teeth. 
If you park illegally, count on being 
caught. Gnash. The parking regulations 
are strictly enforced by a team of student 
police aides who patrol the lots with 
huge bouquets of tickets. Gnash gnash. 
Tickets must be paid or put in for appeal 
at the Appeals Office. Payment of tickets 
must be made within 10 calendar days 
of the violation. After those 10 days, 
a late fee of two dollars is added to 
the fine. Wail. Checks should be made 
payable to the University of Maryland. 
You have a choice of where to pay; 
you can drop it off at the Student 
Union Information Desk, or you can 
hand it in to the Motor Vehicle Office 
in the Service Building on Route 1. 
Enclose the ticket with the check. 
Unpaid tickets may fade from your 
memory, but not from your bill. Report 
cards and preregistration materials 
are withheld until you settle your 
account. GNASH! 

Remember; A car parked between two 
white lines in its assigned lot gathers no 

Orientation Office 

1195 Student Union 

The "Maryland Preview" is a summer 
program of the Orientation Office 
which introduces new studentsand their 
parents to life at the University, Realizing 
that a school of over 37,000 people 
could be a little overwhelming, the 
orientation program lets all the 
newcomers take a look behind the 
scenes before classes start. Most of the 

Preview " staff are undergraduate 
student advisors, who give tips on 
campus life, explain University 
requirements, provide academic 
advising, and help students register 
for Fall classes. 

Parent Preview offers parents an 
overall view on University services, 
policies, and expectations, and 
provides opportunities for parents to 
meet faculty, staff and students. 


PACE (People Active in Community 
Efforts) is for those students who want 
to work with other University of 
Maryland students In off-campus 
volunteer work. This coalition of student 
volunteer pro)ects is SGA funded and 
provides a great way to get experience 
and meet new people. 

Admiration is the over-polite recognition of another man's 
resemblance to ourselves. 

— Ambrose Bierce 

Photographic Services 

Annapolis Hall 

One of the best kept secrets on campus, 
and yet probably one of the most 
practical and useful services is the 
Photographic Services located in 
Annapolis Hall. 

There is a 20% discount on all 
services which include Kodak film 
and Kodak processing. Photographic 
Services provides one-day black and 
white film and color slide processing 
and three-day color print processing. 
Black and White and Color film can be 
developed and proofed on one sheet 
for that special effect. 

Photographic Services offers color 
passport photos in less than five 
minutes. They also offer two color 
mini-portraits in a folder — while 
you wait! 

The following is a sampling of the 
jobs Photographic Services can do: 
individual and group portraits, photo 
and slide duplication, color slide 
corrections, photo and poster mount- 
ing, print and picture framing and on 
location photography. 

Photographic Services also has 
available over 3 million black and white 
photos of campus scenes as well as 
several thousand color shots. It also has 
pictures of all Maryland athletic 
teams with game action and individual 
player photos. 

Another important aspect of Photo- 
graphic Services is that the staff is 
willing and qualified to offer 
professional photographic advice to 
students and faculty. 

The office is open from 8:30 to 4:00 
Monday through Friday. 

University Police 

At any given moment during a 
working day, you may find upwards of 
50,000 people on the College Park 
Campus. In a way, it s a small city, and, 
as such, it is served by its own fully- 
trained police force. Dedicated to 
providing a safe campus for students and 
staff, 73 police officers offer a wide 
range of services from patrolling the 
campus in cars, on motorcycles, and on 
foot, to helping you prevent the loss or 
theft of your property. 


When you need the University Police, 
call either of the two numbers below: 

X3333 — Emergency 

X3555 — University Police 
Both numbers will connect you with 
the University Police dispatcher. 
If you are off campus and wish to 
contact Montgomery or Prince 
Georges County Police, call the 
emergency number below: 

The emergency number equipped to 
take calls from deaf persons is: 

In addition to these numbers, there 
are yellow emergency phones on 
campus that don't require dialing. 
Lifting the receiver puts you in 
touch with the police dispatcher. These 
phones are for emergency use only. 


This unit of the police force analyzes 
security risks and develops systems to 
reduce these risks. Not only do they 
serve the University's staff, but they also 
help out students. 


In the library, they wear red jackets 
and man the security desk at the door. 
At the UMporium, they watch for 
shoplifting. At night, they check 
cars entering campus at the security 
gates. And when Maryland's basket- 
ball team plays North Carolina State, 
they unsnarl traffic. "They " are 
police aides — students who assist the 
police force in a myriad of duties. 


Under the supervision of the University 
Police, these students patrol parking 
lots and issue tickets to illegally parked 


. . . the campus police can verify the 

theft of personal property for insurance 


. . . the University Police urge you to 

engrave your drivers' license number 

and the state the license is from on 

all valuables? An engraver is available 

at the Student Union Information 


... if you need your fingerprints taken 

for that government job, the University 

Police can help you there too? 

. . . most of the police officers are 

former students or are presently 

pursuing degrees part-time? 

I honestly believe it is better to know nothing at all than to know 
what ain't so. 

— Josh Billings 

Post Offices 

Signed, sealed and sitting on your desk 
because you cant figure out how to 
deliver it? Read on. Campus mail 
doesn't require that sticky thirteen- 
cent square with the pastel pictures on 
It Just drop it in a convenient campus 

A battery of machines in the 
UMporium Lobby of the Student 
Union will take your money and present 
you with stamps, postcards, and 
other postal paraphernalia. You can 
even weigh packages. Its all self-service 
so its open whenever the Student Union 
is open. 

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

U.S. Mailboxes are located at: 

The Adult Education Center 

Annapolis Hall 
I Denton Hall 

I North Administration Building 
iPreinkert Fleldhouse 
' Student Union 

Off-campus Post Offices Include: 

4815 Calvert Rd. 

College Park. MD 


9591 Baltimore Ave. 

College Park. MD 


2063 University Blvd. 

Adelphi, MD 


Presidential Towers 

6525 Belcrest Rd. 

Hyattsville. MD 


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University Publications 

If you stacked all the University of 
Maryland publications end to end, 
you could probably wind the resulting 
string of printed paraphernalia around 
the Mall twenty times. Some of the more 
major publications are Introduced 


Usually bearing a picture of some 
be-columned building on its cover, 
the Undergraduate Catalog contains 
everything you ever wanted to know 
about University of Maryland at 
College Park. And some things you 
didn't know enough to want to know 
about the University at College Park. 
And some things you didn t want to 
know enough to know enough . . . 
Copies are available in the UMporium, 
and you must show your photo ID to get 
one free. Otherwise, the catalog 
will cost you $2.00. 


If the catalog is the University's 
bible, then the Schedule of Classes 
is the new testament. While the 
catalog describes courses, the 
Schedule of Classes tells you times, 
places, and professors. Two editions 
of the Schedule appear each semester 
— one surfaces during preregistration, 
and the other pops up a few days before 
classes begin It s wise to pick up copies 
of both. 


This pamphlet contains information 
on scholarships, grants, loans, and 
employment opportunities It also 
provides hints on insuring considera- 
tion for aid as well as typical budgets 
for in-state and out-of-state students. 
Copies are available on the second 
floor of the North Administration 


The Resident Hall contract outlines 
residents' rights and responsibilities. 
General information on who can 
request housing, how to check In, 
and who staffs the Resident Halls is 
also included in the pamphlet. It is 
available on the third floor of the 
North Administration Building. 


This booklet probably gave you your 
first glimpse of Maryland. It gives a 

general overview of the University and 
what It has to offer The Office of 
Admissions in the basement of the North 
Administration Building has copies. 


A publication for returning students by 
returning students that lists all the 
resources available to returning 
students. Copies are available at the 
Office of Admissions. 


An independent, student newspaper 
focusing on campus news, the 
Diamondback can be found In the 
lobbies of major buildings every 
weekday — for free! 


An independent weekly, the Black 
Explosion pinpoints the activities of the 
University's Black students. National 
and international events of Interest to all 
students are covered also. 


You don't throw bowling balls at It, you 
read it, reminisce over it, and ruminate 
about It. The Terrapin is that volume 
that tries to capture a year's experiences 
at College Park in print and pictures. 
Pick one up for $12.00 in Room 3101 
of the Main Dining Hall in the spring. 


Washington is the home of two major 
newspapers: The Washington Post 
and The Washington Star. Copies of the 
New York Times and The Baltimore 
Sun are available too. If you want to read 
them for free, the libraries carry copies 
in their periodicals rooms while the 
Student Union Tobacco Shop sells 
copies at street vendor prices. 


These are compiled to give 
information on rush procedures and the 
overall lifestyle of those students in 
the Greek system. 

In addition, each chapter has a 
number of in-house publications that 
explain in greater detail the 
services they provide. 

Reading and Study Skills 

Shoemaker Building 

See Counseling Center 

skills work. 


Religious Services 


Constructed in 1953 with private 
donations, the University of Maryland 
Memorial Chapel houses three chapels 
and numerous offices. The three 
chapels vary in size: the East (Main) 
Chapel seats 1,350; the West Chapel 
seats 122; and the Roman Catholic 
Blessed Sacrament Chapel seats 44. 
The chapel is equipped with both 
English and Flemish bells. The English 
bells automatically toll the hour with 
the Maryland state song, "Maryland, 
My Maryland." The Flemish bells are 
played from an organ-like console on 
special occasions. Other rooms in the 
chapel provide office space for the 


Students, faculty, staff and chaplains 
are all involved in the life of the Chapel. 
Chaplains are appointed and supported 
by their respective denominations. 
Those student groups without a 
chaplain choose a faculty member as 
their advisor. All University approved 
chaplaincies have offices in the 
Chapel except the two largest — 
Jewish and Roman Catholic — which 
have student centers on the periphery 
of campus. The Hillel House for Jewish 
students is located at 7505 Yale Avenue. 
The Catholic Student Center (or the 
Newman Center) is on the edge of 
campus near Lot 3 on Knox and 
Guilford Roads. 


The Chapel is open from 8 a.m. to 
10 p.m. for prayer and meditation. The 
University chaplains offer a program 
of worship, counseling, study, and 
social activities geared to meet the 
needs and interests of the 


Gerald Buckner, Chaplain 

Room 1101, Chapel 


Black Ministries Program 

Perry Smith, III, Chaplain 

Room 2120, Chapel 

454-5748, 277-4742 

Christian Science 

Gloria Douglas, Advisor 

Jack Russell, Campus Counselor 

Room 1112, Chapel Study Room 


Church of Christ 

J. P. Tynes, Chaplain 

Room 2128, Chapel 



Wofford Smith, Chaplain 

Thomas Engram, Adjunct Chaplain 

Room 2116. Chapel 


Hare Krishna 

Alankar das, Chaplain 

Room 1120, Chapel 



Beth Platz, Chaplain 

Dean Anderson, Chaplain 

Room 2103, Chapel 


Roman Catholic 

William Kane, Chaplain 

Robert Keffer, Assistant 

Catholic Student Center 

Knox and Guilford Roads 


United Campus Ministry 

(UCM is supported by: Church of the 

Brethren, Disciples of Christ, United 

Presbyterian, United Church of 

Christ and United Methodist.) 

Rob Burdette, Chaplain 

Dorothy Carpenter, Chaplain 

Room 2101, Chapel 



Church of Latter Day Saints 

Victor Forsnes, Advisor 

College Park LDS Institute of Religion 

7601 Mowatt Lane 



Pauline Stabler, Resident Advisor 
Adelphi Friends Meeting House 
2303 Metzerott Road, Adelphi 
585-0019, 454-3037 
Orthodox Christian Fellowship 
George Anastos, Resident Advisor 


Arden Shank, Advisor 

3418 — 17th St., N.W. 

Washington, D.C. 



Richard Kelly, Area Clergy 

Paint Branch Unitarian Church 



2146 Student Union 

Wed. — 12 noon Luncheon 

Christian Science 

West Chapel 

Mon. — 12 noon 


West Chapel 

Sun. — 10 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 

Fri. — 6:30 p.m. Conservative Service 

Sat. — 9:30 a.m. Worship 


West Chapel 

Wed. — 12 noon Holy Communion 

Hope Church and Student Center 

Knox and Guilford Rds. (opp. Lot 3) 

Sun. — 8:45 a.m. Holy Communion 

Sun. — 11 :00 a.m. Holy Communion 

Interdenominational Worship Service 

(Sponsored by the Black Ministries 

Program, Lutheran, Episcopal, and 

United Campus Ministries. Offered 

during the fall and spring semesters.) 

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. & 12:45 p.m. Mass 

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

Main Chapel 

Mon. -Fri. 12 noon Mass 

Blessed Sacrament Chapel, Room 111( 
Confessions — Mon. thru Fri. 

11:15 a.m. -11 :45 a.m. 
(On Holy Days, Mass is celebrated in 
the Main Chapel at 1 1 :00 a.m. and 
12:00 noon, and at 4:00 p.m. and 
5:00 p.m.) 

Room Reservations 

On-campus Academic and Non- 
Academic buildings — 454-4409 
Center for Adult Education — 454-232 
Student Union — (Rooms, display cases 
tables) — 454-2809 

Speakers Bureau 


This office matches faculty, staff, and 
student speakers with the groups that 
are interested in what they have to sa , 

It is much easier to be critical than to be correct. 

— Benjamin Disraeli 



Snow Days 

It was a dark and stormy night. 
A door slammed. The maid screamed. 
And if the weather stays awful, classes 
might be cancelled to boot. But, 
before you turn off the alarm and 
roll back over, turn on your radio 
and listen with half an ear while you 
consider this: The University has 
closed its doors only three and a half 
times in the last decade. In 1974, for 
example, snow shut down classes. 

When Hurricane Eloise flooded 
various parking lots, classes were 
cancelled again. Last year, wind and 
snow swirled through the campus, and 
classes were cancelled at three o'clock 
on one day and cancelled completely on 
' another day. 

By now you are probably listening 
to the radio with both ears and a 
big toe. If classes are cancelled, it will 
be announced over the radio stations 
with other school closings. Soooo 
folks, don't touch that dial, and wait for 
the news. Listen closely to make 
certain the announcer specifies 
University of Maryland at College 
Park because all five of the 
University's campuses make separate 

Student Union 

The Maryland Student Union is the 
campus center for students, faculty, 
staff, and alumni. It is a place to go in 
between classes to pass time, meet your 
friends (or meet anybody), eat lunch, 
or just roam around. There are plenty 
of things in the Union you can do to 
occupy yourself, for there is a full and 
varied program of special events and 
regular facilities there for your 
enjoyment. Probably the best thing 
about the Union is that you can always 
find something to do or someone 
to talk to. 
The Union's hours are: 
7 a.m. -midnight, Monday-Thursday 

7 a.m.-l a.m. Friday 

8 a.m.-l a.m. Saturday 
Noon-midnight Sunday 


The prime source for finding out what's 
happening in the Union, on Campus, or 
in the area is the Information Desk 

which is located in the main lobby of 
the Union It provides monthly activities 
schedules, campus maps, bus, train, and 
airline schedules, Schedule of Classes 
booklets, a lost and found, and probably 
anything else you can possibly think of. 


There are several notaries on the staff 
to serve the University community. 
Check at the Information Desk if 
you need their services. 


For all of you game freaks, the Union 
has bowling lanes, a billiard room, and a 
game room with pinball machines and 
various game tables. Most of these 
facilities are in the basement level. 
In addition, there are regularly 
scheduled tournaments in chess, 
bowling, ping-pong, and bridge. 
You will need your student ID to use 
some of the facilities. 


The Tobacco Shop is located on the 
ground floor, across the hall from the 
cafeteria. It sells cigarettes, cigars, 
pipes, tobacco, newspapers, comic 
books, magazines, candy, pens, pencils, 
and other sundries. Hours are 
Monday-Friday, 7:30 a.m. -8:30 p.m., 
and Saturday, 8:30 a.m. -2 p.m. 


TV buffs are in luck if they have time in 
between classes and want to catch some 
afternoon viewing, because a color 
TV awaits you in the Union's TV Room. 
TheTV Room is in the basement nearthe 
Bowling Alley. 


The ticket office is located on the 
first floor in the Student Union. It sells 
tickets via a Ticketron machine to 
concerts, basketball games, and 
other events going on downtown. 


A branch of the Citizens Bank is on the 
first floorforyourconvenience. Its lobby 
hours are Monday-Friday, 9:00-2:00, 
with the lobby reopening on Fridays 
from 4:30-7:00. The outside window is 
open until 7:00 p.m. The bank is open 
on Saturday from 9 a.m. -12 noon. 


The Record Coop is a student run 
store located next to the Ticket Office. 

Besides selling albums, the Coop 
sells pre-recorded and blank 8-track and 
cassette tapes, record cleaning equip- 
ment, cartridges and posters. The 
store is non-profit, therefore, it has 
the best prices in town! 


You'll never go hungry in the Student 
Union because there are enough 
places to eat to satisfy all appetites. 

On the ground floor near the movie 
theater is the cafeteria, which 
serves hot and cold lunches. If you walk 
further down the hall near the ticket 
office you'll see the Tortuga Room, 
which is a handsome sit-down type 
luncheon restaurant serving beer and 

Taking a left by the ticket office 
is the Tortuga Lounge open most 
of the day for beer and wine. Next 
is a series of large rooms housing a 
variety of interesting food shops. One of 
them, the Big UM, serves hamburgers, 
trench fries, thick shakes, steak subs 
and the like. The NO FRILLS Line is a 
do-it-yourself sandwich shop where 
you make your own, and are charged by 
the ounce. Also in the same area is the 
Not Just Yogurt Shop with frozen 
yogurt and lots of goodies for toppings. 
The Pizza Shop is nearby as well as the 
Dory's Ice Cream Parlor featuring 
University Dairy ice cream. This entire 
area not only offers a lot of different 
foods to choose from, but it also has 
lots of tables where you can sit down 
to chat with your friends. 

If you're into natural foods, the 
Food Co-op Is a student run store 
(near the bowling alley) which makes 
sandwiches, sells fruit and juice, and 
also sells cheese, fresh produce, whole 
grain breads, honey, and other natural 
foods. The food Is fresh, and the prices 
are worthwhile. 

Last, but not least, is the vending 
room down the hall from the movie 
theater. It's quick, and has sandwich 
machines and microwave ovens so 
you can eat a hot meal. 

Student Government 

1211D Student Union Building 
454-2811 or 454-5688 

The SGA is the blanket organization 
for all student groups and student extra- 
curricular activities. It is composed of 
an executive and legislative branch 
which are chosen each spring by 

Genius may have its limitations, but stupidity is not thus 

The purpose of the SGA is to protect 
and voice student interests and rights 
before the campus administration, the 
Board of Regents and the state 

SGA also allocates the student 
activities fee to various student 
organizations which provide services 
to the campus. 

Every full-time undergraduate 
studentisamemberof the SGA, but your 
involvement depends upon your own 
personal desire. Each year numerous 
committees are formed and special 
projects undertaken. You can get 
involved with an established committee, 
or if you have an idea that would 
benefit the University you can start 
your own special project. 

The SGA is open to every student — 
Greek, Commuter or Dormer. All you 
need to do to become an active SGA 
member Is stop by or call the SGA 



All phone numbers on campus begin 
with the prefix "454", with the last 
four digits corresponding to a particular 
connection. Campus phones are free 
and thd "454" prefix can be omitted 
when dialing on campus. Campus 
phones are found in all residence halls 
and in public buildings such as the 
libraries and Student Union. 


To place a call off the College 
Park Campus you must use a pay 
phone. You cannot make an off-campus 
call on a campus phone, nor can the 
campus operator connect you with 
an off-campus operator. 


Registrar's Onice, 

Main Desk First Floor, 

North Administration Building 


Official transcripts can be requested 
at the Main Desk of the Registrar's 
Office 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 
the divisional and college offices. 


Several bus lines cut through or pass by 
the University Campus. These lines 
serve Washington, DC, Silver 
Spring, Wheaton, Baltimore, and 
other areas. Precise and up-to-date 
information on routes and times is 
available at the Student Union 
Information Center, on the first floor 
of the Student Union. Think of the 
advantages of riding the bus. No 
parking hassles! 

454-5375, 454-5841 

Coordinated through the Commuter 
Affairs Office, "Shuttle UM" offers 
four bus programs: an on-campus 
evening security service, an off-campus 
day service, an all-night call-a-ride 
security service (6 p.m. -7 a.m.), and 
handicapped service and charters. 

Operating seven days a week, while 
residence halls are open, on-campus 
service is available through four 
regularly scheduled routes from 
6 p.m. to 1 a.m. 

On weekdays while classes are in 
session, the off-campus day service 
runs to nearby apartment complexes 
from 7 a.m. to 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. to 
5 p.m. 

Bus schedules are available at the 
Student Union Information Desk, the 
Commuter Affairs Office and the 
Shuttle Operations Center at 

Charter bus services are also 
available to legitimate campus 
organizations. Applications may be 
picked up at the Shuttle Bus offices at 

Tutorial Assistance 





If you have a problem with a course 
and feel that you could use a little 
help, it's a good idea to see your 
professor first. Make an appointment 
during your instructor's office hours, 
and discuss the situation with him. 
If you think you need more guidance, 
stop in at the Star Center or the 
Reading and Study Skills Lab, which has 
an extremely comprehensive list by 
department of tutoring resources. 

University College 

University College has a variety of 
names to match its plethora of programs 

and locations. Alternatively termed 
University College, Center of Adult 
Education and even "The campus that 
revolves around you," UMUC grants 
certificates, associate of arts, bachelor 
of arts, and bachelor of science degrees. 

Courses taken at UMUC can be 
applied to degrees at UMCP and the 
other campuses of the University. 

UMUC classes are held at such 
diverse locations as College Park, the 
Pentagon, Fort Meade, and Montgomery 
County Public Libraries. 

For information on the Evening and 
Weekend courses call; 

College Park — 454-5735 
Baltimore — 528-7430 

For innovation in learning, the Open 
University leads the way at UMUC with 
directed study texts, films, television 
and seminar-style learning centers 
Credits earned through Open 
University can be applied to the UMUC 

For information on the Open 
University program call: 

Non-credit and short courses are 
offered under the UMUC Conferences 
and Institutes Program. 

For information on the Conferences 
and Institutes Program call: 
College Park — 454-2322 
Baltimore — 528-7390 

Veterans Affairs Office 

1130 North Administration Building 

Veterans Administration counselors are 
available on a walk-in basis from 8:30 
to 4:30 to assist veterans, their 
dependents, and servicemen with all 
VA related questions and problems. 

Simply by entering the office and 
signing in, veterans can get help 
receiving monthly Gl Bill checks as 
well as become aware of some lesser 
known but very valuable benefits. 

Some of these include $828 in 
tutoring assistance, low-cost group 
life insurance, vocational rehabilitation 
services, guaranteed loans, and 
compensation for service-connected 

Information on individual state 
bonuses and removal of SPN codes 
from military discharge (DD214) is 
also available. 

The Veterans Affairs office also 
has information concerning the 
University Veterans Club which is 
located in the Student Union. 

Entertainment and Recreation 

The University has a lot more to offer 
you than just academics. A lot of your 
personal growth and enrichment comes 
from places outside the classroom, 
In places you can explore on your 
i One major benefit to the large size 
of the University is its variety and 
amount of things for you to do. There is 
something for everybody. 

Campus activities are for students 
and therefore, are organized by 
students. The following section is a 
directory of the ever-growing 
activities that the University has 
to offer. 

Art Galleries 

For those interested in the visual 
arts in every medium, including 
painting, drawing, graphics, photo- 
graphy, sculpture, etc , the University 
has two exhibition galleries, both 
located in the Art/Sociology Building 
i The University of Maryland Art Gallery 
is located on the second floor of the 
buildings main concourse It features 
exhibitions of contemporary and old 
master art, some of them originating 
here at the University and others 
circulated by major museums here and 
abroad. Works by faculty and graduate 
students are featured several times 
each year. Fully illustrated catalogues 
of present and past shows are also 
available. For more information call the 
Art Gallery Office at 454-2763. 

The West Gallery (Room 2232) 
exhibits the work of undergraduate 
students. One-man shows, group shows 
and juried exhibitions provide a wide 
ranging view of student art at the 
University. For more information call 

Campus Sports & 


■j Students tend to lead very sedentary 
lives. They sit for hours and hours 
listening to professors; sometimes 
they just sit and forget to listen The 
only exercise many people get is 
walking to and from classes With a 
campus as large as this one, the walk 
from Tawes to the Computer Science 
Building is enough exercise for some. 
But others need a more vigorous 
workout to get their blood flowing. 
There are plenty of places on 

f campus to loosen up. let your brain 

relax and muscles take over. During 
the day, most sports facilities are 
scheduled with classes. But you can 
always use the outdoor basketball 
courts located all over campus 

Plus, there are always people 
jogging around Byrd and the Cole 
Fieldhouse promenade. Don t be 
embarrassed to give it a try. Everybody 
has to start somewhere! (No joggers 
allowed during athletic events such 
as basketball games and wrestling 

In the evening, facilities are usually 
available for basketball, swimming, 
tennis, weightlifting, handball, 
racquetball, squash, volleyball, 
and table tennis. You can find out what 
facilities are available by calling 


454-3124, 454-5454, 454-5624 

For all prospective Dr J's and 
Pistol Pete's, there are several places 
on campus to get in on a good game of 

Indoor courts are located in the 
Armory (for reservations call 454-3124) 
weekdays 9:30-11 a.m., and the North 
Gym (for reservations call 454-5624) 
weekdays 8:45-11 a.m. During 
basketball season, the men s and 
women's intramural programs have 
court priority so it is wise to call 
the recorded message at 454-5454 to 
find out what courts are open. 

ID'S are required for indoor play. 

Outdoor courts are scattered all over 
campus with the lighted ones being 
at the South Hill Quad, Byrd Stadium, 
Computer Science Building, and 
Fraternity Row. 


To add to the country club 
atmosphere that often surrounds ' 
college life, the University offers an 
18-hole, par-71 golf course. 

Also available at the west end of 
campus is a driving range and 
putting green. 

The golf course is open year round 
but the driving range and putting green 
are open only in the fall, spring and 

A fee is charged for the use of all 
these facilities. Also rentals are very 
limited so it would be wise to bring 
your own equipment. 


There are twelve courts located in the 
PERM building. You might be able to 
avoid the wait by calling 454-5624 from 
8:45 am -11 a.m. weekdays to reserve 
a court. Reservations may be made up 
to seven days in advance. Playing 
time is 5-10 p.m Monday-Friday, 
10 a.m. -10 p.m. Sat. and 2-10 p.m. 

Make the most of yourself; for that is all there is of you. 

— Ralph Waldo Emerson 


You don't have to head for Fort 
Lauderdale, the Bahamas or Ocean 
City to don your bathing suit and go for 
a swim. 

There are two pools on campus, 
one in Preinkert and the other in 
Cole. Naturally the beach scene is 
lacl<ing as well as the opportunity 
for a suntan but you'll find the water 
temperature is pretty comfortable. 

The schedules for both pools 
vary. Sometimes they are co-ed; other 
times they are restricted to males, 
females, or grad-fac-staff. Pool 
schedules are available at the 
Physical Education Office, Room 1112, 
Cole, 454-2755. 


There is no real miracle program that 
can turn the proverbial 98-pound 
weakling into a well-built physical 
specimen. But you can try to get into 
the shape you dream about by taking 
advantage of the universal gym and 
weightlifting equipment in Room 1010 
of the PERH Building. 

The facilities are also open to women 
who might be more interested in muscle 
toning than muscle building. 

Call for hours. 


Intramural activities mean many 
things to many people. They provide 
students with a chance to compete, 
be part of a team and meet a lot of 
people. The list of individual and team 
activities offered is long, with 
something to suit everyone's athletic 
and recreational needs. 

The intramural sports program 
includes activities for men and 
women. Coed activities such as 
horseback riding, Softball, touch 
football, basketball, soccer, volley- 
ball, and mixed doubles in badminton, 
table tennis and tennis are also 

The program is divided into four 
leagues: Dormitory, Fraternity/ 
Sorority, Open (i.e. commuting 
undergraduates) and Graduate/ 
Faculty/Staff. Greeks and dorm 
residents who choose not to represent 
their organizations, may opt for and 
enter the Open league, along with the 

Intramural sport entry information is 
regularly posted in the Armory and 
included as part of the weekly (usually 
in Tuesday issues) coverage of 
intramural sports by the DBK. 

Also, a daily recorded listing of 
activities, results and up-to-date 
announcements is available anytime 
by calling 454-5454. 


Activities available for men in the fall 
are badminton, cross country, golf, 
horseshoes, one-on-one basketball, 
soccer, swim marathon, tennis and 
touch football. 

Offered in the winter are 
basketball, bowling, swimming, 
table tennis, weightlifting and 

In the spring there is foul shooting, 
handball, racquetball, Softball, 
volleyball, and track and field. A new 
addition to the Spring lineup will be 
box lacrosse. 

First and second place winners in 
team and individual sports receive the 
official Maryland Intramural Award, 
which is a small gold or silver Terrapin 
medal. First place winners have the 
option of an 'Intramural Champion " 
T-shirt instead of a gold medal. 

For more information contact Nick 
Kovalakides, Director of Campus 
Sports and Recreation, Room 1104 
Armory, 454-3124. 


The Women's Recreation Association 
(WRA) is a student organization which 
plans and directs the women's intra- 
mural sports program. WRA represen- 
tatives are elected by the dormitories, 
sororities and commuters. 

A wide range of sports is offered by 
the WRA, some in cooperation with 
the men's intramural staff. Activities 
include basketball, table tennis, 
Softball, volleyball, tennis, touch 
football, bowling, swim marathon, and 
swimming. Also foul shooting, handball, 
racquetball, horseshoes, golf, cross 
country and one-on-one. 

Women may also enter men's intra- 
mural sports when no women's teams 
are provided. 

Two special interest clubs are also 
offered by the WRA: Aqualiners, 
a synchronized swimming group and 
horseback riding (both coed). 

For more information contact Miss 
Kesler, Director Women's Recreation 
Association, Room 1220 Preinkert, 


When you talk about big time 
athletics, the University of Maryland has 
to be mentioned near the top. 

The University has spread its 
reputation throughout the country by 
consistently fielding good, competitive 

A member of the powerful Atlantic 
Coast Conference, Maryland has 
men's varsity teams in basketball, 
football, wrestling, lacrosse, baseball, 
soccer, swimming, track and field, 
tennis, fencing, golf and cross country. 
The women's varsity athletic program 
is steadily growing and picking up 
many fans along the way. The women 
compete in varsity basketball, volley- 
ball, track, swimming, tennis and 

In addition to varsity teams there 
are a few athletic clubs that represent 
the University. Most notable of these 
is the Rugby Club. 

It would be worth your while to 
take the time to see these teams in 
action. There is nothing like watching 
the Terrapin men and women play 
basketball against an ACC opponent, or 
spending a Saturday afternoon partying 
with friends at a Maryland football 
game or relaxing on a sunny Spring 
afternoon at Shipley Field. In fact, 
each sport has something unique and 
enjoyable to offer you as a spectator. 

Between the great things we cannot do, and the small things we will 
not do, the danger is that we shall do nothing. 

— Adolph Monod 

Taking advantage of what is 
available is simple as students are 
admitted to most events by showing 
their transaction and current regis- 
tration cards. The exception Is men's 
basketball tor which tickets must be 
picked up in advance. Pick-up 
schedules are printed in the Diamond- 
back and are available at Cole and 
the Student Union. A word of advice: 
get to the ticket office early the first 
day pick-up begins and get to the game 
early for a good seat. 


Puzzled about how to entertain your 
parents when they come to visit? 

One of your best bets would be to 
make sure they come on a weekend 
when a football or basketball game is 
scheduled. A sporting event is a good 
way to get them involved in the 

The Terrapin Club is an organization 
you and your parents might want to 
look into; because, when it comes 
to Maryland sports, Terrapin Club 
members are given the red-carpet 
treatment. They receive priority parking, 
priority ticket arrangements for 
Maryland games and priority seating at 
NCAA events and bowl games involving 
Maryland teams. 

The Club also holds regular 
pre-game and post-game socials where 
members get a chance to meet the 
coaches and get to know each 

The Terrapin Club is responsible 
for the Maryland Educational Founda- 
tion's scholarship fund. In 1977, 
Terrapin Club contributions made it 
possible for the Foundation to 
financially assist over 250 Maryland 
student athletes. 

For more information drop by the 
Terrapin Club Office at 11450 Cole 
Fieldhouse or call 454-4562 or write 
to P.O. Box 361, College Park, 
Md. 20740. 

Campus-Wide Programs 


Every year, Alpha Omicron Pi and 
Tau Epsilon Phi, in cooperation with the 
American Red Cross, sponsor the 
University of Maryland Blood Drive. 
The University community donates 
900 pints of blood and all members of 
the University community and their 
families are covered for free blood for a 
period of one year. 


'Yowza, yowza, yowza — 72 hours of 
perpetual motion!" was the rallying cry 
for the many dancers in the Dance for 
Cancer Dance Marathon. 

The men of Phi Sigma Delta sponsor 
the project each fall to raise money for 
the American Cancer Society. 

This highly successful money raising 
event usually establishes a feeling of 
campus community as everyone pulls 
for the dancers to make it through. 
Traditionally, the Marathon dancers 
have danced around Byrd Stadium 
during halftime at a Terp football game 
to thunderous applause. 

Refreshments are sold at the event 
with the proceeds going to the Cancer 
Society. All the dancers appreciate a 
quick pick-me-up purchased forthem 
by a "friend. " 


Every spring the Row is the center of 
attraction as members of the social 
fraternities and sororities sponsor 
Greek Week. A new event is planned for 
every day of that week including 
activities such as philanthropy drives, 
leadership development exercises, 
and, of course, the usual fun, games and 
partying. It is an experience guaranteed 
to create spirit in all of those who come 
to participate or watch. 


One of the big events of the fall 
semester is Homecoming. An entire 
week of traditional as well as non- 
traditional events takes place. 

The dormitories and Greeks compete 
all week for the Most Spirit Award — so 
there are Go Terp Go signs hanging 
from just about everywhere. 

An Arts and Crafts Fair is held on the 
UGL Mall. It is highlighted by the 
Terrapin Derby, a turtle race guaranteed 

to amuse even the staunchest racetrack 

A parade windsthrough campus 
leadi ng the way to a pep rally and 
huge bonfire. And naturally Home- 
cominq ispeaked bythe Terrapin 
football game. 


Spring at UMCP is singing (or trying to) 
in the University Sing program of 
merriment. It ain't/A Chorus Line, but 
CampusDriveain't Broadway either. So 
gather up your music and your nerve 
and watch the Diamondback for 

Clubs and Organizations 

What's a Mugwump? A student group 
interested in "bringing the morning 
star of humor and absurdity intothis 
oft-too-serious world.' What's 
Gargoyle Day ? That's the day when the 
Maryland Medieval Mercenary Militia 
climbsontovarious roofs inorderto 
make hideous faces at passers-by. 
What'sAngelFlight?That'sa. . .If 
you want details on any of the clubs 
and organizations listed below, 
call Campus Activities at 454-5605. 
African Students Association 
Argicultural Student Council 
Agronomy Club 

Amateur Radio Association 
American Indian Cultural Society 
American Institute of Aeronautics and 

American Marketing Association 
American Society of Agricultural 

American Society of Civil Engineers 
American Society of Mechanical 

American Society of Microbiologists 
American Studies Student Association 
Angel Flight 
Anthropological Society 
AqualinersSynchronized Swimming 

Aquarium Club 
Arab Student Association 
Architecture Student Governnaent 

Arnold Air Society 
Asian American Coalition 
Asian Pacific Cultural Enrichment 

Association forChildhood Education 
Backgammon Club 
Bahai Club 
Bando/Kung-Fu Club 

If Moses had been a Committee, the Israelites would still be in Egypt. 

— J. B. Hughes 

Baptist Student Union 

Bicycle Club 

Bicycle Repair Center 

Black Honors Caucus 

Black Pre-Law 

Black Student Union 


Calvert Communication Union 

Cambridge Community Center 

Campus Advance 

Campus Beautification Project 

Campus Crusade for Christ 

Campus Co-Curricular Committee 

Campus Cruisers Van Club 

Campus Escort Service 

Campus Rights Committee 

Caribbean Student Association 

Chancellor's Graduate Student 

Advisory Council 
Chancellor's Undergraduate 

Advisory Council 
Chapel Choir 
Chinese Culture Club 
Chinese Study Group 
Chinmoy Meditation Group 

Christian Science Organization 
College 4-H 

College Mensa 

Collegiate Future Farmersof America 
Collegiate Home Economics 

Collegiate Republicans 
Comic Appreciation League 
Common Cause 
Company Cinematheque 
Concerned STudents for Israel 
Conservation Club 
Consumer Action Center 
Dance Workshop 
Democratic Socialist Organization 

Diet Workshop 

Economics Discussion Group 
Economics Interest Group 
Electrical Engineering Undergraduate 

Elegant Student Fashion Group 
English Undergraduate Association 
Entomology Student Organization 
Environmental Conservation 

Equestrian Club 
Everyone's Music 
Fire Protection Society 
Flying Club 

Food Co-op Committee 
Free University 
French-Italian Club 
Gay Student Alliance 
General Honors f^rogram 

German Club 

Go Club 

Gospel Choir 

Governor's Advisory Committee 

ASC Graduate Student Association 

Graduate Student Society 


Gymkana Troupe 

Hanggliding Association of UM 

Health Alive 

HELP Center 

Hillel Foundation 

Hispanic Club 

History Simulation Society 

History Undergraduate Association 

Hope Child Care 

Horticulture Club 

Indian Students Association 

Industrial Arts Education Association 

Infantry Regiment 

Institute of Electronic and 

Electrical Engineers 
Interfraternity Council 
International Club 
International Student Council 
Intervarsity Christian Fellowship 
Iranian Student Association 
Irish Student Association 
Jazz Club 

Jewish Student Union 
Knowledge of Self Help 
Korean Student Association 
Kundalini Yoga Class 

Law Enforcement Association 

Legal Research Office 

Lithuanian Club 

Lutheran Student Movement 

Manpower for Community Services 


Maryland Art Association 

Maryland Christian Fellowship 

Maryland Civil Liberties Union 

Maryland Media 

Maryland Medieval Mercenary Militia 

Martial Arts Society 

Maryland Alliance for Space 

Maryland Volleyball 
Minority Architecture Society 
Minority Health Pre-Professional 

Minority Student Media Coalition 
Monarchist Party 
Mortar Board 
Mud Cinema 
Mug Wump 

Music Educators National Conference 
National Association forthe 

Advancement of Colored People 
National Slavic Honor Society 
National Student Hearing and Speech 

NSA University Club 
The Navigators 

Nichiren Shoshu Academy 


Oriental Defense Art Club 

Overeaters Anonymous 

Panhellenic Council 

People Active in Community Efforts 

Pakistani Student Association 
Society of Physics Students 
Physical Therapy Club 
Pre-Medical Society 
Public Relations Student Society 

of America (PRSSA) 
Pyramid Zen 

Resident Hall Association 
Revolutionary Student Brigade 
Rugby Football Club 
Russian Club 
Sailing Association 
Science Fiction Society 
Society forthe Advancement of 

Skydiving Club 
Society for Individual Liberty 
Society of Professional Journalists 
Sociology Club 
Square Dance Club 
Sri Chinmoy Meditation Group 
STAR Center 
Star Trek Association 
Student Caucus of the College Park 

Campus Senate 
Student Coalition Against Racism 
Student Entertainment Enterprises 
Student Government Association 
Students for Biblical Concerns 
Students International Mediation 

Student Union Board 
Summit International 
Sweet Harmony 
Symphony Orchestra 
Tai-Chi Ch'uan 
Terrapin Yearbook 
Terrapin Trail Club 
UM Bands 
UM Cheerleaders 

UM Council for Exceptional Children 
UM Fencing Club 
UM Pipe Band 
UM Pom Pom Squad 
UM Opera Theatre 
UM Sailing Association 
UM Scuba Club 

University Commuters Association 
University Film Association 
University Sports Car Club 
University Theatre 
US Committee for Justice to Latin 

American Political Prisoners 
Van Club 
Veterans Club 
Veterinary Science Club 
Word of Life Fellowship 

The reason it is so difficult to make both ends meet is that just when 
you are about to do so, some fools come along and move the ends. 

The Way Campus Outreach 
Women's Center 
Women in Architecture 
Women'sCrisIs Hotline 
Women's Rugby Club 
WMUC Radio 65 
Young Democrats 
Young Libertarian Alliance 
Young Republicans 
Young Socialist Alliance 

Commons Lounges 

Thirsting for community with your 
fellow person? Or maybe just a soft 
place to rest your study-weary sinews? 
Then visit a commons lounge. 
Foreign Languages Building, 0205 
Tyding Hall, 2103 
Taliaferro Hall, 1102 
Skinner Building, 0120 
Francis Scott Key, 1102 
Building EE, 1132 
Symons Hall, 0109 
Armory, 0108 
J. M. Patterson, 1105 
'Mathematics Building, 0205/3495 
Molecular Physics, 3113 
Computer Science Building, 3301 
Space Sciences-Building, 0201 
Zoology-Psychology, 1107 and 2277 
Architecture Building, 1111 

If it's sunny, try the mall or the South 
Chapel lawn. If it's raining try the 
Student Union lounges. 


Fraternities are organizations formed 
for the purposes of promoting 
scholarship, developing leadership, 
stimulating social interaction and 
providing meaningful interpersonal 
relationships. In a fraternity, you have 
the chance to work with men called 
"brothers, " that are both similar and 
different in background. You live 
together, work together and have fun 
together. If you're interested in getting 
to know some of the men in fraternities, 
just stop by or give a call. 
Alpha Epsilon Pi 

No. 13 Fraternity Row, 277-9819 
/ Alpha Gamma Rho 

7511 Princeton Avenue, 927-9831 
Alpha Tau Omega 

4611 College Ave., 927-9769 
Alpha Phi Alpha 

Contact the Office of Greek Life, 

Delta Sigma Phi 

4300 Knox. 927-9770 
Delta Tau Delta 

No. 3 Fraternity Row, 864-9870 
Delta Upsilon 

No. 6 Fraternity Row, 927-9705 

Gamma Epsilon Theta 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Gamma Theta Rho 

Contact the Office of Greek Life, 
lota Phi Theta 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Kappa Alpha 

No. 1 Fraternity Row, 864-9846 
Kappa Alpha Psi 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Kappa Sigma 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Omega Psi Phi 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Phi Beta Sigma 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Phi Delta Theta 

4605 College Ave., 927-9884 
Phi Gamma Delta 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Phi Kappa Sigma 

No. 5 Fraternity Row, 864-9828 
Phi Kappa Tau 

7404 Hopkins Ave., 864-7458 
Phi Sigma Delta 

No. 14 Fraternity Row, 927-9557 
Phi Sigma Kappa 

No. 7 Fraternity Row, 779-9601 
Pi Kappa Alpha 

4340 Knox Road, 779-9801 
Sigma Alpha Epsilon 

No. 4 Fraternity Row, 779-9777 
Sigma Alpha Mu 

No. 2 Fraternity Row, 779-4176 
Sigma Chi 

4600 Norwich Road, 864-9807 
Sigma Nu 

4617 Norwich Road, 927-9187 
Sigma Pi 

4609 College Ave., 779-7265 
Tau Epsilon Phi 

4607 Knox Road, 864-9513 
Theta Chi 

7401 Princeton Ave., 779-9715 


The Women of the social sororities at 
Maryland are an integral part of the 
Greek system. These organizations 
exist for mutual benefit in getting 
the most out of the college years. Not 
all learning takes place in the 
classroom and the sorority can do 
much to contribute to out of class 
education. Sororities stress scholar- 
ship, service to the campus and 
community, and development of strong, 
long-lasting friendships. There is a 
formal period of "rush" at the beginning 
of each semester during which you get 
to meet new people. If you have any 
questions, please call the Office of 
Greek Life, Student Union, Room 1191,1 
5605, or the Panhellenic Council. 

Alpha Chi Omega 

4525 College Avenue, 864-7044 
Alpha Delta Pi 

4603 College Avenue, 864-8146 
Alpha Epsilon Phi 

No. 11 Fraternity Row, 927-9701 
Alpha Gamma Delta 

4535 College Avenue, 864-9806 
Alpha Kappa Alpha 

Contact the Office of Greek Life, 

Alpha Omicron Pi 

4517 College Avenue, 927-9871 
Alpha Phi 

7402 Princeton Avenue, 927-0833 
Alpha Xi Delta 

4517 Knox Road, 927-1384 
Delta Delta Delta 

4604 College Avenue, 277-9720 
Delta Gamma 

4518 Knox Road, 864-9880 
Delta Phi Epsilon 

4514 Knox Road, 864-9692 
Delta Sigma Theta 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Gamma Phi Beta 

No. 9 Fraternity Row, 927-9773 
Kappa Alpha Theta 

No. 8 Fraternity Row, 927-7606 
Kappa Delta 

4610 College Avenue, 864-9528 
Kappa Kappa Gamma 

7407 Princeton Avenue, 277-1511 
Non Phi Non 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Phi Sigma Sigma 

4531 College Avenue, 927-9828 
Pi Beta Phi 

No. 12 Fraternity Row, 864-9436 
Sigma Delta Tau 

4516 Knox Road, 864-8803 
Sigma Gamma Rho 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 
Sigma Kappa 

No. 10 Fraternity Row, 927-6244 
Zeta Phi Beta 

Contact the Office of Greek Life. 

Glass Onion 

Are you looking for a "Friday Night 
Alternative?" You don't have to look 
any farther than the S.U.B.'s Glass 
Onion. The Glass Onion offers an 
intimate atmosphere with small tables, 
tablecloths and candles. Imported beer 
and wine are available. 

Live entertainment varies from 
week to week, covering a wide range of 

The Glass Onion is usually held in 
The Colony Ballroom and sometimes 
in the Grand Ballroom in the Student 
Union, from 8:30 to 12:30. There is a $1 
charge for students. 

Don't knock the weather; nine-tenths of the people couldn't start a 
conversation if it didn't change once in a while. 

— Frank McKinney Hubbard 


There are two places on campus where 
movies are shown, so you're almost 
bound to find something that interests 

Hoff Theater, located in the Student 
Union, shows first rate movies, Tuesday- 
Sunday for only a dollar for students. 
It also features midnight movies on 
Friday and Saturday in case you're a 
late night movie-goer. Call 454-2594 or 
2596 for the current week's Student 
Union movies. 

The other theater. Company 
Cinematique (C.C.) shows experimental 
underground movies, oldies but 
goodies, and some contemporary films. 
C.C. shows its movies in Skinner 
Auditorium, and usually holds its 
showings on weekends. 

To keep you posted on what's 
showing, and where, movie listings and 
times are featured in the Diamondback 

The Pub 

If you're into live and disco music and 
dancing, glass, lights, and nice people, 
the Pub is the place to go. Beer, wine 
and a variety of fast foods are served 
at the most reasonable prices in town. 
Come to the Pub, in the Main Dining 
Hall, on Wednesday from 8:00 to 
Midnight, Thursday from 9:00 to 1 :00 
a.m., and Friday and Saturday from 
9:00 to 2:00 a.m. Because of the 
live entertainment, there is a cover 
charge at the door, but it is well worth 
it! You must have a University I.D. and 
proof of age upon entering. 

Student Entertainment 

What do Emerson, Lake and Palmer, 
Robert Klein, Valerie Harper, Billy Joel, 
Steve Martin, Patti LaBell, Queen, 
Timothy Leary, and F. Lee Bailey all 
have in common? They lectured/played/ 
sang/acted/entertained at the University 
of Maryland. 

Student Entertainment Enterprises 
(SEE) books them and promotes them. 
If you'd like to get in on the act and 
learn about booking the big names, call 
454-4546 and SEE what they have to 

Student Union Board 

Room 1219 Student Union 

The Student Union Board and Program 
Board are responsible for programming 

many social, recreational, cultural 
and educational events. The Program 
Board staff works with student 
volunteers teaching them how to 
organize and implement programs. 

S.U.B. administers outdoor 
recreation trips, the Hoff Movie 
Theatre, the Glass Onion, a Crafts 
Fair, artists-in-residence, College Bowl, 
and special events. It has brought 
celebrities such as Mel Blanc, Jonathan 
Edwards and Roger Jacoby to campus. 

The S.U.B. also operates the 
Outhause, a camping equipment rental 
located next to the UMporium in the 
Student Union basement. 

Plans are also being made to open a 
Craft Center in the Student Union. This 
would make a darkroom, ceramics area 
and textiles area available to students 
for practice. 

The S.U.B. is also responsible for 
Craft Courses and Mini-Courses which 
can be registered for at the Student 
Union Ticket Office for a fee. 

Terabac Room 

Cambridge Community Center 

The Terabac Room is a unique get-away 
located right on campus in the 
Cambridge Community Center. It is 
different from other entertainment 
offered on campus with its restaurant- 
night club atmosphere. 

The Terabac Room offers live 
entertainment and dancing. Plus the 
unique menu features such dishes as 
quiche, crepes, fondues, sandwiches 
and salads at very reasonable prices. 
And of course there is a selection of 
wines and beer. 

The Terabac Room is open Tuesday 
and Wednesday from 8 p.m.-l a.m.; 
Thursday from 8 p.m. -2 a.m.; and 
Friday and Saturday from 8 p.m. -3 a.m. 

For an enjoyable evening with good 
food, music and friends check out 
the Terabac Room — spell it 
backwards and it's Cabaret! 


Spanning the ages from Shakespeare 
to Simon, University Theatre offers a 
varied season of four major shows in 
Tawes Theatre each year. Meanwhile, 
in the Experimental Theatre next door, 
student directors perfect their art in an 
equally diverse selection of shows. 
Auditions for these shows are open to 
all students, and you should scout the 
Diamondback for ads announcing the 
whens, wheres, and hows. If the spirit 

is star-struck, but the flesh would rather 
watch instead of star, you may be more 
interested in the low student ticket price 
for the mainstage productions: It's 
$1 .50 for a full-time undergraduate with 
a current registration card. Admission 
for student productions hovers around 
a dollar, and some are free. 

In addition, the English Department 
occasionally sponsors a play reading 
and all are welcome to attend and wax 
eloquent. Flyers announcing the 
readings usually plaster the halls of 
Taliaferro a few days before the event. 

Fraternities and sororities, academic 
departments and clubs usually get their 
respective acts together too. Again, the 
Diamondback is your best bet for 
keeping abreast of announcements. 


"Who knows what evil lurks in the 
hearts of men? The Shadow knows . . ." 
And now UM students know too. Radio 
dramas from by-gone days are only a 
taste of the innovative programming 
UM's campus radio station devises. 

WMUC broadcasts 24 hours a day at 
65 on the AM dial. Their focus is on 
campus news, weather, and sports. 
And, of course, music. Boasting 
one of the biggest record libraries in 
the area, UMUC keeps the student 
body's collective toes tapping to 
rock, jazz, and rhythm and blues. DJ's 
dust off oldies-but-goodies regularly 
and announce public service messages 
by the dozen. 

WMUC is operated solely by students 
and auditions for DJ's and other 
staff positions are held at the beginning 
of each semester. 


Area Director of several residence halls 


Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps 

A& H 

The Arts and Humanities Division of the 

Extreme illustration of cramming by 

staying up all night 
Assistant Resident Director of a 


Business and Public Administration 

Black Student Union 

High rise dorms by University Blvd. 
To put maximum effort Into studying 

(usually last minute) 
"cume" (rhymes with room) 
'Cumulative grade point average 

To skip class 
Ice cream place run by the University 

on Route 1 
The DIamondback, a daily campus 


One who lives In a dormitory 
Mixer held by fraternities and 

To make adjustment in your class 


A fraternity 

A freshman 

A graduate assistant 
Glass Onion 
Friday night entertainment spot 

sponsored by S.U.B. 

Grade point average 
graham cracker 
A block of Greek houses between 

College Ave. and Knox Rd. 
A member of a social fraternity or 

the gulch 

The area surrounding the temporary 
buildings near lot No. 3 


Hill Area Council 

Town Hall 

A drinking spot on Route 1 

the hill 

The area In the center of the campus 

including those residence halls 
An examination 


The Intrafraternity Council which 

coordinates men's social fraternity 

jud board 
One of several groups of students 

Involved In the judicial process of 

the University 
Macke room 
Areas in buildings where vending 

machines have been installed 

The Mall 

The area between the library and the 
Administration Buildings that is a 
gathering place for students on a 
nice day 


A gathering of students usually 
sponsored by an organization and 
centering around some beer 


No grade reported 

Freedom house (Swahlli), the Black 
cultural center 


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

Pan Hel 

The Panhellenic Council, which 
coordinates the activities of the 


(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 

the Pub 

A drinking place on campus usually 
featuring live bands 


Resident assistant in a dormitory 


Resident director of a dormitory 


The residence halls association 

the row 

The fourteen Greek houses in a horse- 
shoe shape facing Route 1 


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


Student Entertainment Enterprises 


The Student Government Association 


Cubicles and shelves of books in the 


The Student Union Building 

The Student Union Board; a group of 
students who help set up activities 
within the Student Union 


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 library 
University Commuters Association 


Undergraduate library 


University of Maryland Baltimore 


University of Maryland Baltimore 


University of Maryland College Park 


University of Maryland Eastern Shore 


Bookstore in the Student Union 

General University Regulations 


A revision of the University of Maryland 
Official Rules and Regulations is 
currently under consideration. 

The masculine gender of personal 
pronouns in this document includes the 
feminine gender. 

I. General Rules 
and Regulations 

(The follow/ing provisions and 
procedures are subject to change. The 
University reserves the right to make 
modifications following reasonable 
notice to the University community. For 
the most current revisions, consult the 
Judiciary Office staff.) 


By reason of its responsibility to 
promote its educational purposes, the 
University of Maryland has the inherent 
right to preserve order and maintain 
stability through the setting of standards 
of conduct and the prescribing of pro- 
cedures for the enforcement of such 
standards. The University of Maryland 
embraces the tenet that the exercise of 
individual rights must be accompanied by 
an equal amount of individual responsi- 
bility. By accepting membership in the 
University community, a student acquires 
rights in, as v^eW as responsibilities to, 
the whole University community. 

University students are recognized as 
being both citizens in the larger 
community and membersof an academic 
community. In his role as citizen, the 
student is free to exercise his funda- 
mental constitutional rights. Rights and 
responsibilities under local, state and 
national laws are neither abridged nor 
extended by status as a student of the 
University of Maryland. However, as a 
member of an academic community, he 
is expected particularly to fulfill those 
behavioral responsibilities which attend 
his membership and which are necessi- 
tated by the University's pursuit of its 
stated objectives. Within this context, the 
appropriateness and acceptability of 
student behavior will be evaluated by its 
relation to the recognized educational 
purposes of the institution. 

Broadly stated, the missions of the 
University of Maryland are to extend the 
boundaries of knowledge, to provide 
educational opportunities to those who 
seek and need them, and to instruct the 
community, state, and nation in the uses 
to which knowledge and education may 
be put. The pursuit of these objectives 

can be carried on only in an atmosphere 
of personal and academic freedom, one 
in which the rights and responsibilities 
oi all members of the academic 
community are fully protected. The 
maintenance and/or restoration of such 
an atmosphere is the basis for a 
disciplinary structure within the 

Official University sanctions will be 
imposed or other appropriate action 
taken only when a student's observable 
behavior distinctly and significantly 
interferes with the University's 

(1 ) primary educational objectives and/or 

(2) subsidiary responsibilities of 
protecting the safety, welfare, rights, 
and property of all members of the 
University community, persons coming 
onto University property and of the 
University itself. 

Students charged with a violation of 
University regulations or policies are 
guaranteed fundamental fairness in the 
handling of the charges, the conduct of 
hearings, the imposition of sanctions, 
and the right of appeal. 


It is assumed that discipline is properly 
the concern of the entire University com- 
munity — the student body, the faculty, 
the staff, and the administration. 
Particular provision is made in the Judi- 
ciary program for students to adjudicate 
cases of student misconduct. 

Administration of discipline of the 
University of Maryland is the primary 
responsibility of the Judiciary Office. 
Its staff attempts to provide leadership 
for the overall program by advising and 
directing the efforts of students, faculty 
and administration in disciplinary 
concerns. Specifically, their main 
functions are (1 ) processing reports and 
correspondence which deal with disci- 
plinary matters, (2) interviewing and 
counseling and coordinating the 
activities of the various student judicial 
boards, (3) reviewing and/or approving 
the recommendations of these boards, 
and (4) maintaining a central file of 
student disciplinary records. In addition, 
the Judiciary Office lends assistance to 
and promotes intercommunication 
among other individuals and University 
offices concerned with student mis- 

The functionally substantive segment 
of the program contains the various stu- 
dent judicial boards. At each level they 
serve to encourage adherence to Univer- 

sity policies and regulations, to adjudicate 
cases of student misconduct, and to 
provide for the offender opportunity to 
benefit from peer group judgment. 
Members of the boards are chosen 
from among the most academically 
capable and personally responsible 
students at the University. There are 
approximately 75 students participating 
on the following student boards: Area' 
Judicial Boards, one in each of the six 
major residential areas; Student Traffic 
Board and Traffic Appeals Board; 
Campus Judicial Board; and Central 
Student Judicial Board. Mattersthat havi 
come before these boards range from 
parking tickets to major University 


Students are expected to conduct 
themselves at all times in a manner 
consistent with the University's respon- 
sibility of ensuring to all members of the 
University community the opportunity 
to pursue their educational objectives, 
and of protecting the safety, welfare, 
rights, and property of all members of 
the University itself, 


The following behavior may result in 
referral to the Judiciary Office for 
appropriate action. Typically, 
disciplinary sanctions will be imposed 
not only for individual misconduct whici' 
demonstrates a disregard for institution! 
behavioral standards, but also for condu 
which indicates disregard for the rights 
and welfare of others as members of ar 
academiccommunity. Such conduct vm 
ultimately call into question the student' 
membership in the University communit 
either because he has violated elementa 
standards of behavior necessary for the 
maintenance of an educational milieu or 
because his continued presence at the 
University adversely affects the ability o 
others to pursue their educational i 

Violation of Fire Regulations. This 
includes failure to comply with evacua 
tion procedures, tampering with fire 
protection apparatus, use or possessior 
of fireworks or firearms, or use of 
open-flame devices or combustible 
materials which endanger the safety 
or well-being of the University 
community; or unauthorized use of 
electrical equipment. 


Behavior Which Jeopardizes the 
Safety or Weil-Being of Other Members 
of the University Community or Persons 
Coming onto University Property. This 
includes, but Is not limited to, physical 
harassment of, or Interference with, 
.firemen, policemen or other persons 
iengaged In the performance of their 
1 official duties; physical abuse or threat- 
ening physical abuse of any person on 
University property; forcible detention 
: of any person on University property. 

Unauthorized Possession, Use, or 
Distribution of Alcoholic Beverages on 
or in University Property. University 
policy, consistent with State and 
County laws, restricts on-Campus use of 
alcoholic beverages in specified areas. 

Possession, Use, Sale or Distribution 
on or in University Property of Illegal 
Drugs or of Drugs for Which the 
Required Prescription Has Not Been 
Obtained. This Includes possession, use, 

1 distribution, sale, manufacture or proc- 
essing of illegal or unprescribed nar- 
cotics, drugs, and/or fialluclnogenic 

[ substances. 

Destruction, Theft, Attempted Theft, 
( or Impairment of Personal or University 
Property. This Includes both Intentional 
and negligent acts. Disciplinary action 
may Include a requirement of restitution. 

Unauthorized Possession or Use of 
University Keys. Keys to rooms or 
buildings on the University Campus may 
be obtained only through official 
channels and may not be duplicated for 
any purpose. 

Unauthorized Entry into or Presence 
in a University Building or Facility. 

Except for properly scheduled used, 
classroom, administration and recrea- 
tion buildings are closed to general 
student use on holidays, Saturday after- 
noon, Sundays and after 12 midnight 
during the week. Students may use a 
building or facility for a specified purpose 
upon written permission from a member 
^of the faculty with approval of the 
academic or administrative officer 
normally having contiol over such 
building or facility, which permission 
may be revoked or withdrawn. 

Falsification, Forgery, or Modification 
of any Official University Record. This 
Includes, but Is not limited to. Identifica- 
tion and transaction cards, absence 
excuses, parking stickers, transcripts, 
examinations, grade cards, admission 
_ applications, etc. 

Plagiarism, Cheating and Other 
Academic Irregularities. A student who 
violates accepted academic procedure 
may be referred to the dean of his 
college or chairman of his division or to 
an Ad Hoc Committee on Academic 
Dishonesty. (See Irregularities in 
Examinations for specifics.) 

Failure to Meet Financial Obligations 
to the University. This Includes failure 
to pay delinquent accounts and use of 
worthless checks or money orders In 
payment to the University for tuition, 
board, fees, library fines, traffic 
penalties, etc. 

Obstruction of. Disruption of, or 
Interference with Any University 
Activity of an Academic Nature; 
Actions on the Part of Students 
Which Substantially Obstruct, 
Disrupt, or Interfere with Non- 
Academic Activities on University 
Premises by Members or Authorized 
Non-Members of the University 

Violations of University Resident 
Life Regulations. While Incidents 
Involving violations of Housing regula- 
tions may be referred to the Judiciary 
Office, other administrative action, 
having the same effect as disciplinary 
action, is possible under the terms of the 
Housing Contract. 

Violations of University Campus 
Traffic Rules and Regulations. 

Misuse of Identification Cards. 

Official University of Maryland student 
Identification cards and transaction 
plates are Issued to all registered under- 
graduate and graduate students. The 
identification card and the transaction 
plate are for use only by the student to 
whom Issued and may not be transferred 
or loaned to another individual for 
any reason. Loss of either the ID. card 
or the transaction plate, or both, should 
be reported at once to the I.D. card 
section. Office of Admissions and 
Records. A replacement fee of $7.00 for 
each Item Is required prior to the creation 
of authorized duplicates. 


It Is the general expectation that 
Individuals and groups will abide by the 
behavioral guidelines established by this 
policy statement. Compliance with these 
minimal standards for responsible 
conduct Is a necessary condition for 
maintaining an educational environ- 

Reports of alleged student misconduct 
may be submitted to the Judiciary Office 
in writing by any member of the Univer- 
sity community. Reports of alleged acad- 
demlc dishonesty shall be submitted to 
the pertinent academic department. 

Action taken will follow procedures 
established by the University. 

Should violations continue beyond 
the enforcement capabilities of the 
University staff, such outside assistance 
as Is necessary will be requested. 


Matters referred to the Judiciary Office 
shall be investigated as appropriate. It 
Is the responsibility of this office to 
interpret the alleged misconduct In terms 
of the published regulations of the 
University and to Identify those specific 
charges that will be brought against the 
student(s) Involved. Disciplinary proceed- 
ings will be instituted only for behavior 
alleged to have been a violation of a 
University regulation. This office Is 
responsible for Instituting the proper 
proceedings. In all such Instances, the 
welfare and development of the individual 
student and the Interests of the University 
are the primary concerns. 

After reviewing the report of mis- 
conduct, specifying the applicable 
charges, and obtaining any additional 
Information deemed desirable, the 
Judiciary Office may make disposition of 
the case in one of the following ways: 

1 . Discuss the case with the student(s) 
Involved and advisor, if any; inform the 
accused student(s) of the nature and 
source of the charges; outline the hearing 
procedures and possible consequences. 
In cases in which the student admits 
involvement (guilt) and in which he 
expressly requests an administrative 
hearing, the Judiciary Office may Impose 
the appropriate disciplinary sanctlon(s). 

2. Defer disciplinary action 
pending review by psychological or 
medical authorities. 

3. Refer the report of alleged mis- 
conduct, a statement of specific charges, 
and all other relevant information/ 
material to the appropriate student 
judicial body. 


Following are those sanctions which 
may be imposed on a student as a result 
of an administrative or judicial board 

Disciplinary Reprimand. A disciplinary 
reprimand is written notification from 
a University official to a student contain- 


ing a warning that repeated infractions 
of regulations may result In more severe 
disciplinary action. A record of the letter 
will be filed in the Judiciary Office. 

Conduct Probation. This action 
involves a period of time, not to exceed 
one year, in which a student is expected 
to show a positive change in behavior. 
In addition, conditions and restrictions 
as deemed appropriate may be imposed, 
including revocation of specific privi- 
leges and recommendations for 
counseling interviews with the Judiciary 
Office. A violation of conduct probation 
may be the basis for more severe 
disciplinary action. 

Dismissal from University Housing. 

In the case of a serious violation 
of house rules, residence hall probation, 
or housing regulations, a student may be 
dismissed from University housing for 
a specified period of time. Such dis- 
missal results in a percentage room and 
board refund, according to the regular 
University refund policy. (This sanction 
is distinct from the administrative 
provisions for contract termination 
contained in the Resident Life contract.) 

Disciplinary Probation. This action 
involves a period of time not to exceed 
one year during which a student who has 
been involved in a disciplinary situation 
(or repeated violations) is given an 
opportunity to prove that he can become 
a responsible and effective member of 
the University community. 

Unless waived by the judicial board or 
administrative officer, the following 
conditions are imposed on the student 
during disciplinaryprobation: 

1. A student may not represent the 
University in any extra-curricular 
activity, such as intercollegiate 
athletics, debate teams. University 
Theatre, or band; however, he may 
participate in informal activities of a 
recreational nature sponsored by the 

2. A student may not run for or hold 
office in the Student Government 
Association or the Graduate Student 
Federation or in any organization that 
is recognized by the University. 

Any additional conditions or restric- 
tions as deemed appropriate may be 
imposed on the student on disciplinary 
probation. If a student is found guilty of 
any infraction of University regula- 
tions or policies while on disciplinary 
probation or violation of the conditions 
and restrictions of the disciplinary 
probation, the student will be subject to 
further disciplinary action, including 

suspension or expulsion from the 

When a student is placed on disci- 
plinary probation, the Judiciary Office 
will notify the appropriate University 
authorities of the disciplinary action. 

At the end of the probationary period, 
the student's case will be reviewed by the 
Judiciary Office. If all conditions of the 
disciplinary action have been met 
satisfactorily, the student will be 
considered to be in good standing with 
respect to conduct. 

Suspension from the University. 

A student's suspension from the 
University shall be for an indefinite 
period of time. However, the judicial 
board recommending this action must 
specify the date at which he subse- 
quently may apply to the Judiciary Off ice 
for readmission, and in no case will this 
date be later than one year after the 
effective date of the suspension. The 
academic record of the student will not 
in any way affect this application for 
readmission after the suspension for 
disciplinary reasons. All recommenda- 
tions for suspension from appropriate 
judicial bodies must be approved by the 
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. 
Notation of this action is made on the 
student's official transcript. During the 
period of suspension, the student is 
excluded from classes and from all 
other rights and privileges which are 
accorded to students in good standing. 
The student may not participate in any 
University-sponsored activity, or the 
activities of any recognized University 
organization. During the period of 
suspension, the student is not permitted 
on University property without express 
written permission from the Director of 
Public Safety. If a suspended student 
violates these provisions or violates a 
University regulation or policy while 
on University property or in relation to 
a University activity, as determined after 
the opportunity for a hearing, he shall be 
subject to further disciplinary action in 
the form of expulsion. 

1. Suspended Suspension by 
Vice Chancellor for Student Affairs. 

Suspension is withheld pending careful 
evaluation of a student's behavior during 
a probationary period not to exceed one 
year. If the student is involved in any 
further offense, this suspension of disci- 
plinary action may be summarily revoked 
by the Vice Chancellor and the original 
decision of suspension from the 
University enforced. 

2. Deferred Suspension by Vice 
Chancellor for Student Affairs. 

This is a suspension which becomes 
effective after a specific future date. 
It is normally used near the end of a 
semester to avoid financial penalty that 
would be entailed by an immediate 
suspension. Probationary status will exis 
during this period identical to suspendec 
suspension above. 

Expulsion from the University. This 
is the most serious penalty and results in 
a complete separation of the relations 
between the University and the student. 
Permanent notification appears on the 
student's official transcript. Expulsion 
must be approved by the Chancellor. 

Suspension of a Student from Class. 

Discipline in the classroom is the 
responsibility of the faculty member 
in charge of the class. Misbehavior of 
a type that interferes with the 
educational efficiency of a class will 
be considered sufficient cause for 
suspending a student from the class. 
If a student is suspended from class for 
disciplinary reasons, he should report 
immediately to the department 
chairman. The department chairman will 
investigate the incident and will report 
it to the academic dean or division 
chairman and to the Judiciary Office, 
in order to determine whether or not 
past disciplinary action has been taken 
against the student. The department 
head will then write a letter to the student 
indicating the disposition of the case. 
The student will be required to present ■ 
this letter to his instructor before he can 
be readmitted to class. A copy of this 
letter will be sent to the Judiciary 

Disruption of a class by a student not 
enrolled in that class can be referred to 
the Judiciary Office. Disruption by a 
non-student can be referred to the 
Campus police. 

Suspension of a Student from 
Activities or University Facilities. 

The individual or group of individuals 
in charge of any department, division, , 
organization, building, facility or any 
other unit of the University (e.g., Dining 
Hall, Student Union, etc.) shall be 
responsible for student discipline withii 
such units. The person responsible for 
each unit may suspend the student or . 
student organization from the unit. The 
suspended student or representative c 
the student organization will be referrei 
immediately to the Judiciary Office. 
The Judiciary Office will investigate tht 
incident and notify the student of furthei,. 


disposition of the case. The individual 
responsible for the suspension will be 
notified before the student or his 
organization can be readmitted. A file 
of such actions shall be kept in the 
Judiciary Office. 


' Any disciplinary action may be appealed 
to the next higher judicial body. In all 
cases, the request for appeal must be 
submitted in writing to the Judiciary 
Office within 10 calendar days from 
the date of the letter notifying the student 
of the decision. If the tenth day falls on a 
weekend or holiday, the time is extended 
to the next regular work day. 

If no appeal is taken within 10 
calendar days after notice of the 
decision, the decision shall be final 
and conclusive. 

A written brief stating contentions 
concerning the case may be presented 
by the appellate at the time of filing the 
appeal. The appellate body will review 

I the request for appeal and written briefs 
or other supporting documentation to 
determine if it presents a substantial 
question within the scope of review. 
The scope of review shall be limited 
to consideration of the following 
questions: (1) whether the adjudicatory 
process of the initial hearing was 
conducted fairly and in conformity with 
properly prescribed procedures; 

(2) whether there is new evidence or 
relevant facts not brought out in the 
original hearing because it was not 
known to the party at that time; 

(3) whether the adjudication was 
supported by substantial evidence; 

(4) whether the regulations involved 
were properly applied in the particular 
case; (5) whether the sanction 
imposed was in due proportion to the 
gravity of the conduct. All appeals 
(except those from area judicial boards) 
shall be taken upon the record made 
before the original panel. The appellate 
body may only affirm, modify or remand 
the original decision. Pending the 
outcome of the appeal hearing, the 
disciplinary sanctions stipulated in 

^the original decision shall not be 

11. Emergency 

Disciplinary Rules 
and Procedures 

(Adopted by the Board of Regents 
March 19, 1971. These rules and pro- 
cedures are those used in extraordinary 
or emergency situations as determined 
, by the chancellor.) 


The following rules and procedures are 
hereby declared to be in addition to and 
supplementary of any and all rules and 
regulations which are now or hereafter 
may be applicable to any campus under 
the jurisdiction of the Board of Regents 
of the University (the Regents). The 
jurisdiction conferred in the plans for 
the Undergraduate Judicial System and 
the Graduate Judicial System adopted in 
1969, as from time to time amended, is 
hereby preserved, provided, however, 
that when the procedures specified in 
this Part II shall have been initiated, in 
accordance with the terms hereof, this 
Part II shall control, and all such 
jurisdiction shall be transferred to and 
shall be governed by the procedural 
and substantive context of this Part II. 
Any prior action of the Board which 
might be construed to be inconsistent 
with the delegation of power hereby 
made is rescinded to the extent of 
such inconsistency. 


1. This Part II shall apply to all cases 
where, in the judgment of the president or 
his delegate, the chancellor, a student 
has violated any one or more of the rules 
established by Section C hereof, and 
where the president or his delegate, the 
chancellor, has followed the require- 
ments of this Section B. If a determina- 
tion has been made as provided in this 
Paragraph 1 , and notice has been served 
in accordance with Paragraph 3 hereof, 
then, and in such event, the provisions of 
this Part II shall control the case to the 
exclusion of any other general and 
academic regulations applicable to 

any campus of the University. 

2. If the president, or the chancellor, has 
concluded, upon prima facie evidence, 
that a student has violated one or more of 
the rules established by Section C hereof, 
then the president or the chancellor may 
serve such student with notice that he 
may be subject to disciplinary action 
including suspension or expulsion and 
that a hearing will be held to determine 
the matter, such notice to be in the form 
and containing the information required 
by Paragraph 3 hereof. The chancellor, 
or, in his absence, his designee, may 
temporarily suspend a student for an 
interim period pending a disciplinary 
hearing, such temporary suspension to 
become immediately effective without 
prior notice, whenever in his judgment 
there is evidence of severe misconduct 
indicating that the continued presence 
of the student on the University campus 

poses a threat to University property, 
to members of the University community, 
to himself, or to the stability and 
continuance of normal University 
functions. A student suspended on an 
interim basis shall be given the 
opportunity to promptly appear 
personally before the chancellor or in 
his absence his designee and to have 
a hearing on the following issues 

(a) the reliability of the information 
on the student's misconduct, including 
the matter of his identity; 

(b) whether the misconduct and 
surrounding circumstances reasonably 
indicate that the removal of the student 
from the University campus is required to 
safeguard himself, members of the 
University community. University 
property, or the contmuance of normal 
University functions. 

This Part II shall become applicable 
only upon the condition that the 
president, or his delegate, the 
chancellor, has invoked the procedures 
contained in this Part II within ten (10) 
days after the receipt by the president 
or his delegate, the chancellor, of the 
prima facie evidence required by this 
paragraph. Unless or until the student has 
been served with notice in accordance 
with this Part II. the discipline of any 
student shall be controlled by plans for 
the Undergraduate Judicial System and 
Graduate Judicial System adopted in 
1969, as from time to time amended, or 
by any other system which has been 
established in accordance with 
legally approved standards that may 
have been or may be adopted for any 
campus of the University. 

3. The procedures and substance of this 
Part II shall be initiated only upon written 
notice being served on the student per- 
sonally or sent to the student involved 
at his address appearing on the records 
of the University, by certified mail, 
advising him of the following (personal 
service or the receipt by the University 
of a return receipt of mailing being 
hereby defined as "service with notice. "): 

(a) a specific description of the 
misconduct with which he is charged and 
a list of those rules in Section C hereof 
which he has allegedly violated by such 
misconduct, together with a copy of any 
written complaint relating to the case; 

(b) that he shall be provided a hearing 
as provided in this Part II not less than 
four (4) nor more than fourteen (14) 
calendar days after the effective date of 
service of notice, such hearing to be held 
even if he chooses not to appear, and 


such notice shall specify a date, time and 
place for the hearing; 

(c) that the hearing will be open to the 
public and press unless he requests that 
it be closed and its proceedings and 
decisions considered confidential; 

(d) that he shall be permitted to 
inspect at the office of the chancellor or 
in some other designated office on 
campus in advance of the hearing any 
affidavits, exhibits, or written evidence 
which the'University intends to submit 
at the hearing; 

(e) that he may be accompanied and 
represented at the hearing by an advisor 
of his choice, who may be an attorney; 

(f) that he shall be permitted to hear 
the evidence presented against him and 
that he shall be permitted to question at 
the hearing any witness who gives 
evidence against him; 

(g) that he shall have the oppor- 
tunity to present his version at the 
hearing by way of affidavits, exhibits, 
and witnesses; 

(h) that he has been temporarily 
suspended from the University, if that 
be the case; and 

(i) if relevant, notice of the possible 
denial of financial aid pursuant to 
Section 497 of the Education Amend- 
ments of 1972 (P.L. 90-575). 
4. A. All Part II cases shall be heard, 
in the first instance, by a University 
Judicial Board (the Board). 

B. An accused student or the person 
presenting the case for the University 
may request of the chancellor the 
disqualification of any member of the 
Board selected to serve thereon for the 
hearing by submitting a letter to the 
chancellorshowing that such member is 
related or has had a business or close 
personal association with the accused 
student, with the complaintant, or with 
any person who has been substantially 
and adversely affected by the student's 
alleged conduct. The chancellor may con- 
duct such investigation of the ground for 
disqualification as he sees fit. The pre- 
vious participation as a Board member 
in a hearing involving the accused stu- 
dent shall not be grounds for disquali- 
The decision of the chancellor as to 
whether or not there are sufficient 
grounds for disqualification is final. If an 
accused student chooses to invoke the 
rights conferred by this subparagraph, 
his hearing before the Board $hall be 
postponed for such period of time (not 
to exceed seven (7) calendar days) 
which will enable the chancellor to 
determine whether the disqualification 
of any member of the Board is 

C. The Board shall be appointed for 
each of the campuses of the University 
by the president or by his delegate, the 
chancellor. The Board shall be 
composed of either five (5) or seven (7) 
members, at the discretion of the 
appointing authority. One of the 
members of the Board shall be a 
member of the administration of the 
University. The remaining members of 
the Board shall be equally divided 
between students and members of the 
University faculty. Both undergraduates 
and graduate students shall be repre- 
sented on the Board at all times. The 
student members of the Board shall be 
chosen (if undergraduates) by lot from 
the members of all existing judicial 
boards and (if graduate students) by lot 
from a panel to be maintained by the stu- 
dent members of the Graduate Student 
Association. The faculty members of the 
Board shall be chosen by lot from a 
panel of not less than thirty (30) to be 
maintained by the senate of the 
appropriate campus, and in the absence 
of such list by the chancellor. The 
members of the Board shall select the 
chairman. More than one Board may 
be established from time to time at the 
discretion of the appointing authority. 
A majority vote of the Board shall be 
sufficient to decide any case that may 
come before it. 

5. The following rules shall apply to any 
hearing conducted by the Board: 

(a) A student shall file with the Board 
his address to which notice of its decision 
may be mailed, and the mailing of such 
decision to such address shall be con- 
clusively presumed to comply with the 
notification required by the first sentence 
of Paragraph 10 hereof. All hearings 
shall be open to the public, but the Board 
may restrict the number of observers to 
that which the hearing room may 
comfortably accommodate. A student 
appearing before the Board may 
requestthatthe hearing shall be closed to 
the public, and this request shall be 
honored by the Board. Sequestration of 
witnesses may be ordered. The Board 
may exclude from the hearing any 
persons, other than the student charged, 
whose conduct disrupts, disturbs or 
delays the proceedings. Should the 
student charged engage in conduct that 
impedes the progress of the hearing, or 
makes a fair hearing impossible, the 
Board may pass an order suspending 
such student from the University, and 
such suspension shall thereafter con- 
tinue until after the hearing, or any 
adjournment thereof, shall have been 

heard and decided. In addition, the 
Board may adjourn the proceeding, 
and in such a case the suspension of sue 
student (whether made by the chancelloi 
in accordance with Paragraph 2 hereol 
or by the Board in accordance with this 
subparagraph 5(a)) shall continue until 
after the conclusion of the adjourned 
hearing and the time for appeal 
therefrom has expired. 

(b) A pending criminal or civil trial 
involvingtheaccused student will nof be 
considered grounds for postponementc 
the disciplinary hearing, unless the date 
of the judicial trial conflicts with the 
date of the University hearing. 

(c) A student may be represented ate 
hearing before the Board by an advisor! 
who may be an attorney. The Board may 
be assisted in the conduct of the hearing! 
by a legal advisor (either the director oi 

the Judiciary Office or some other 
qualified individual). 

(d) The student or his advisor shall 
have the opportunity to question all 
witnesses, to present witnesses in hisi 
own behalf, to present any other 

evidence, and to make an opening anc 

closing statement. 

(e) The person who shall bring the 
charges under these rules shall be the 
chancellor or the acting chancellor. 
Evidence against a student shall be 
presented by a person designated by the 
chancellor. The person presenting 
the case for the University, the 
University's attorney, and the Board 
shall have the opportunity to question al 
witnesses and to present witnesses 
and evidence relating to the charge 
specified in the notice. 

(f) Formal rules of evidence shall 
not be applicable to disciplinary 
hearings, and any evidence ortestimon^ 
which the Board believes to be relevan 
to a fair determination of the charges 
specified in the notice may be 
admitted. Hearsay evidence or 
documents not verified may be admittei 
for the purpose of explaining or corro 
berating other evidence but shall not 
be sufficient to support a determinatio 
of the truth of the charges unless suci 
hearsay or documentary evidence 
would be admissible in judicial 

(g) A student charged under this 
Part II shall be presumed innocent, ant 
the burden of proof shall be the 
responsibility of the University. A studer 
charged under this Part II shall not be 
required to testify before the Board, 
and his failure or refusal to so testify she 
not be construed as an admission again 


(h) A full and complete record shall 
be made of the proceedings before 
the Board. A recording or other 
suitable device shall be used. A copy of 
this record shall be supplied to the 
student. A student may arrange to have a 
court stenographer present at his own 

(i) Rulings on evidence and all other 
matters relating to the hearing shall be 
made by the Board, and such ruling 
shall be binding upon all parties. 

(j) If a student fails to appear for a 
hearing after having been duly served 
w/ith notice thereof as required by 
Paragraph 3 hereof, the hearing shall 
be adjourned and in such case the sus- 
pension of such student (if the student 
has been suspended) shall continue until 
after the conclusion of the adjourned 
hearing and the appeal therefrom, if any, 
shall have been heard and decided. If 
the Board determines, upon clear and 
convincing evidence, that the accused 
student has willfully failed to appear for 
the hearing, the Board may order the 
immediate suspension of such student 
from the University. 

(k) If a student leaves the hearing 
before its conclusion without the per- 
mission of the Board, the hearing shall 
be adjourned, and in such case the 
suspension of such student (if the student 
has been suspended) shall continue 
until after the conclusion of the ad- 
journed hearing and the appeal therefrom, 
if any, shall have been heard and de- 
cided. Withdrawal by a student from the 
hearing shall be grounds for his tem- 
porary suspension from the University 
by the Board. 

(I) Students charged with misconduct 
arising from a single incident or occur- 
rence may have their hearings joined 
either at the request of the students 
involved or at the request of the 
chancellor. Requests for joint hearings 
shall be decided by the Board. The 
Board may sever a student s case from 
others involved in a joint hearing at any 
stage in the proceedings, and without 
affecting the progress of other cases 
involved, where it appears necessary 
to insure a fair hearing for all. 

6. If a hearing has been adjourned for 
cause, it shall be re-scheduled within ten 
(10) calendar days from its originally 
scheduled date. No notice of such 
adjourned hearing must be given to the 
student involved, but a reasonable effort 
to so notify him shall be made. At any 
adjourned hearing, the rules established 
in paragraph 4 hereof shall control. 

7. The Board shall make its findings 
based upon substantial evidence pro- 
duced before it. Such findings shall be 
contained in a written report, which 
shall be submitted to the chancellor of 
the campus, within five (5) days of the 
close of the hearing. The report shall 

(a) A finding that the student did or 
did not commit the acts charged; 

(b) If the finding is that the student 
did commit the acts charged, a further 
finding that the acts committed did or 
did not constitute a violation of the rules 
established in Section C of this Part II; 

(c) If the finding isthatthestudentdid 
commit the act charged, and if the 
student is the recipient of funds under a 
program enumerated in Section 497 of 
the Education Amendments of 1972 
(Public Law 90-575). a further finding as 
to whether the act was of a serious nature 
and contributed to a substantial dis- 
ruption of the administration of the Uni- 
versity so as to warrant discontinuance 
for a period of two years, any further 
payment to, or for the direct benefit of 
the student under any of the programs 
specified in the aforesaid Section 497 of 
theEducation Amendments of 1972; and 

(d) A penalty, if any. to be imposed. 

8. If the Board finds that a penalty should 
be imposed as provided by paragraph 
7(d) hereof, it may invoke the following 

(a) disciplinary reprimand, or 

(b) conduction probation, or 

(c) dismissal from University housing. 


(d) disciplinary probation, or 

(e) suspension from the University, or 

(f) expulsion from the University. 

If the Board imposes the sanctions 
provided by sub-paragraphs (a) to (d) of 
this paragraph, then the prior suspension 
of the accused student, if any, shall be 
lifted, and the continued discipline 
of the student shall be as provided in the 
order of the Board. If the Board finds 
the accused student innocent of the 
offense with which he was charged, his 
temporary suspension, if any. shall be 
lifted. In all cases where a temporary 
suspension has been lifted, the student 
shall be given an opportunity to com- 
plete interrupted academic work. In 
invoking the power to sanction a student 
as provided hereby, the Board may 
consider any prior disciplinary action 
against the student involved. 
9. In the event that the Board shall fail 
to submit a report to the chancellor of 
its findings and recommendations 
within seven (7) calendar days after the 

close of the hearing, then the chancellor 
shall promptly give notice to the accused 
student and appoint another University 
Judicial Board as required by these rules, 
and thereafter a new hearing shall be 
held by such successor Board, all in 
accordance with the rules contained in 
this Part II. 

10. Within ten (10) calendar days after 
the notice of the Board's decision the 
student may appeal that decision. If no 
such appeal is taken, the order of the 
Board shall be final and conclusive. Such 
appeal shall be noted by filing a written 
request therefore with the chancellor 
which shall state the grounds upon which 
the appeal is taken and shall also state 
the address of the appellant, which 
address shall be used by the appellate 
agency for the service of notice as 
required by Paragraph 11 hereof. If the 
student shall have been suspended, any 
such appeal shall continue that suspen- 
sion, notwithstanding the sanctions, 

if any, imposed by the Board as provided 
by Paragraph 8 hereof. The student 
charged shall have the option to appeal 
either to: 

(a) the chancellor of the Campus, or 

(b) the president of the University, or 

(c) an arbitrator as provided for by 
Paragraph 12 hereof. 

11. All appeals, as provided by 
Paragraph 10 hereof, shall betaken upon 
the record made before the Board. No 
testimony or other evidence shall be 
introduced before the appellate officer. 
However, the parties may submit 
written briefs stating their contentions 
concerning the case and may be 
represented before the appellate officer 
by a representative or legal counsel who 
may present oral arguments on their 
behalf. The appeal shall be heard within 
fourteen (14) days after it has been noted 
in accordance with Paragraph 10 hereof. 
The student appellant shall be sent a 
notice of the time and place for the 
hearing of the appeal; the requirement of 
notification contained in this para- 
graph shall be satisfied by the mailing 
thereof to the student-appellant at his 
address shown on his notice of appeal 
as required by Paragraph 10 hereof. 
The appellate officer may affirm, 
modify, revise or reverse the decision of 
the Board, or he may remand the case to 
the Board for further proceedings not 
inconsistent with its findings, but he 
may not increase the sanctions imposed 
by the Board. The decision of the 
appellate officer shall be made in 
writing; it shall be made within ten (10) 
days after he has heard the case; his 


decision shall be final and binding upon 
the parties; the decision shall be 
communicated in writing to the accused 
student by the appellate officer and to 
the parents or legal guardians of the 
student If he is under the age of twenty- 
one (21) years. 

12. The accused student may appeal the 
decision of the Board to an impartial 
arbitrator appointed directly by the 
National Center for Dispute Settlement 
of the American Arbitration Association 
(NCOS). Such appointment may be 
challenged by either party for good cause. 
The NCDS shall decide the question 
of good cause. In addition to the require- 
ments of Paragraph 10 hereof, the 
student shall initiate the arbitration by 
mailing or delivering in person two 
copies of a notice of a desire to arbi- 
trate to the National Center for Dispute 
Settlement, 1815 H Street, N.W., Wash- 
ington, D.C. 20006, which notice shall 
constitute a contract on behalf of the 
student that he shall be bound thereafter 
by the decision of the National Center 
for Dispute Settlement. The arbitration 
shall be conducted in accordance with 
the Community Dispute Settlement Rules 
of the National Center for Dispute Settle- 
ment to the extent such rules are not 
inconsistentwith the provisionsof these 
rules. Where any sucfi inconsistency may 
exist, these rules shall be controlling. 
Questions of such inconsistency shall be 
decided by the arbitrator. The costs of 
the arbitration proceeding shall be 
borne equally by the student and the 
University. A student who is unable to 
pay his share of these costs may petition 
the University to bear the whole cost of 
the arbitration, provided that the petition 
plussupporting documents issubmitted 
to the chancellor for his decision prior 
to the filing of a notice of a desire to 


1. The disciplinary rules contained in this 
section C are the rules which may 
invoke the procedures stated in section B 

(a) Violation of fire regulations, 
failure to comply with evacuation 
procedures, tampering with fire 
protection apparatus, use of fire- 
works, or use of open-flame devices or 
combustible materials which endanger 
the safety or well-being of the 
University community; or unauthorized 
use of electrical equipment. 

(b) Unauthorized entry into or 
presence in a University building or 
facility. Except for properly scheduled 
use, classroom, administration and 

recreation buildings are closed to general 
student use on holidays, Saturday after- 
noons, Sundays and after 12 midnight 
during the week. Students may use a 
building or facility for a specified purpose 
upon written permission from a member 
of the faculty with approval of the 
academic or administrative officer 
normally having control over such 
building or facility, which permission 
may be revoked or withdrawn. 

(c) Obstruction of, disruption of, or 
interference with any University 
activity of an academic nature; actions on 
the part of students which substantially 
obstruct, disrupt or interfere with 
non-academic activities on University 
premises by members or authorized non- 
members of the University community. 

(d) Destruction, theft, attempted theft, 
or impairment of University property. 

(e) Behavior which jeopardizes the 
safety or well-being of other members 
of the University community, or persons 
coming onto University property; 
physical harassment of, or inter- 
ference with firemen, policemen or 
other persons engaged in the 
performance of their official duties; 
physical abuse or threatening physical 
abuse of any person on University 
property; forcible detention of any 
person on University property. 

(f) Possession, use, sale, or distri- 
bution on or in University property of 
illegal drugs or of drugs for which the 
required prescription has not been 

(g) The possession or use of bombs 
or explosive devices of any character; 
the threat, either made orally or in 
writing, that any bomb or explosive 
device has been or may be implanted in 
or upon any property or building of the 

III. Selected Policy 

The following is not intended to be an 
exhaustive statement of all University 
policies and regulations. The appropriate 
University office should be contacted 
for information regarding specific 
activities or use of specific facilities. 

A. Policy on 



(As adopted by University Senate, 
June 2, 1970) 

1. Public address systems, loud- 
speakers and other forms of sound 

amplifying equipment may be used in an^ 
of the following outdoor areas of the 

(a) Physical education and intra- 
mural field between University Boulevarc 
and parking area 1. 

(b) North Mall between Campus Drive 
and Washington-Baltimore Boulevard 

(c) South Mall between Regents Drive 
and Washington-Baltimore Boulevard. 

(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 8 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 ir 
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 
Directorof the Physical Plant orthrough 
the S.G.A. office. 

(a) Public address systems, loud- 
speakers and other forms of sound 
amplifying equipment (except in (b) 
below) must be secured from the Office 
of the Director of Physical Plant, South 
Administration Building, by requesting 
such equipment in writing at least twelve 
(12) hours in advance. Any University 
student or organization which fulfills the 
following requirements will be permitted 
to use the amplifying equipment. 

(1) An individual must be currently 
enrolled as a student, part-time or 
full-time, at the University or currently 
employed by the University. 

(2) Any organization or activity 
must have been recognized by the 
S.G.A. Legislature and must at the 
time of the request have official 
recognition as a University organiza- 
tion or activity. 

(b) Bullhorns will be available upon 
surrender of the I.D. card, in the S.G.A. 
office or 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, loud- 
speakers 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 Use 
Committee by application to the Office 
of the Director of the Physical Plant.