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The 1989-1990 University of Maryland At College Park 

Student Handbook 

Welcome to the Unversity of Maryland at College Park--and to the 1989-1990 UM 
Student Handbook. 

As you page through the handbook, you will notice each chapter is named for a 
letter in our name--M-A-R-Y-L-A-N-D; and each is organized in a different format. 

Be sure to read the front page of each chapter for helpful hints on the easiest way 
to find the information you need! 

We enjoyed putting the handbook together for you— we hope that you will find it 
helpful and informative! 

Table of Contents 



Meet the University 1 



Letter from President William E. Kirwan 



Letter from Director of Orientation, Gerry Strumpf 

The University of Maryland at College Park 

History, Mission and Composition, Anatomy of the University 
Seal, School Songs, Terrapin Traditions 



Academics 8 



Academic Advising, Arbitrary and Capricious Grading Appeal 9 

Procedure, Advanced Placement,Choosing A Major 

College/Major Change, Computing Averages, Diploma 10 

Ap plication, Grading Options and other Symbols, Honoraries 

Libraries: See Resources, Math Placement Exam 11 

Pre - Majors, Transfer Credit Evaluation 

University Studies Program, Minimum Requirements for 12 

Satisfactory Undergraduate Progress and Graduation 

Advising CheckHst 14 



Resources 15 



Libraries 16^ 

The Office of Campus Activities 18 

Career Development Center 
The Office of Commuter Affairs 

Department of Environm e ntal Safety 

Experiential Learning Programs 19 

Financial Aid Office 

Human Relations Office and Equal Opportunity Information 

Information 

Intensi ve Educational Development 



International Education Service 
Learning Assistance Service 


20 


Office of Minority Student Education 


21 


Nyumburu Cultural Center 
Police Department 


21 


Campus Printing Services 


22 



Returning Students Program 23 

Room Reservations 



Student Legal Aid Ofricc 23 

Study Abroad Office 



University Publications: 23 

Black Explosion, The Diamondback, 

Eclipse, Mitzpeh, The Second Wind 24 

The Terrapin, The Undergraduate Catalog 

University of Mary land Univ er sity College (UMUC) 24 

Veterans Affairs Office 25 

You and the University 26 

Some Advice from Campus Experts 27 

Dealing with Stress, Facing Changing Values, Starting the 
Perfect Semester, It's Not Only What You Know It's What You 
Do, UMAPS Show you the Way Around Campus, Budgeting 
Your Time, UMCP Trivia Quiz, Exam Skills Test, Transfer 
Student Trivia Quiz, Comparison Between Some High School 

and College Variables 

Stude nt Services 31 

Academic: Ex periential Learning Programs 31 

Banl<ing: Citizens Ban k & T ru st Company of Mar yland 32 

Counseling: The Counseling Center: Disabled Student Service, 32 

Learning Assistance Service, Parent Consultation and Child 

Evaluation Service, Returning Students Program, Test, 

Re search and Dat a P recessing. Help Center-Crisis Center 



Employment: Job Referral Service, University Book Center, 35 

Career Development Center ,Departmental Offices, 

Department of Dining Services, Engineering Jobs Hotline, 

Faculty, Library Personnel Office, Orientation Office, Campus 

Police, Physical Plant Building, Campus Recreation Services, 

Resident Life Student Employment Center, Shuttle Bus 

Buildi ng, Adele H. Stamp S tudent Union, Telefund 

E ntertainment: Game Rooms, R ecord Coop, T i cket Center 35 

Exercise: PERH B uilding (North G ym), Sw i mming Pools 36 

Health Center: Services and Important Phone Numbers 36 

Parking: Department of Campus Parking, Parking Tickets 37_ 

Post Omces: UMCP-Building 343, On and Off-Campus 37 

Facilities 

Printing and Photo Services: Maryland Media, Campus Photo 38 

Services 

Registration and Records: Add-Drop, Office of the Bursar, 38 

Cancellation of Registration, Changing Your Address, Early 
Registration, Identification System, Registration Procedures, 

Transcripts, Withdrawal from the University 

Religious Services/Centers: Religious centers. Chaplains and 42 

Services 

S.H.O.W.: Students Helping Orienting and Welcoming 43 

Student Union: Union Shop, University Book Center 
Transportation and Safety: A.R.T.S., Campus Escort Service, 

Carpooling to UMCP, Snow Days 

U.M. JARGON 44 



Living 


47 




OfT-Campus Living 


48 


Commuter AITaIrs: 

Off-Campus Housinii. Sclllino; In, Transportation, Car Pooling 


48 


On-Campus Living 


49 



I)t'p:irtnieiit of Resident Life: 49 

What To Bring, Types of Living Arrangements, People To 

Know, Housin g Rules and Guidelines 

Greek Housing 50 

Dining Services 50 

Meal Plan Information and Options 

Dair y Salesroom 51 

Jewish Student Center Dining Hall 51 



Activities 


52 




Things to See and Do: Off-Campus 

Annapolis, Baltimore, Washington, D.C. 


53 


Things to See and Do: On-Campus 

All-Niter, Art Galleries 


54 


Spectator Sports, Theatres: Hoff and Tawes 


55 


Things to Do or Join 

Campus Activities 


55 


All-Niter, The Art Center 


56 


Campus Recreation Services: 

Intramural Sports, Sports Clubs, Fitness Programs 


57 


Clubs and Organizations 


58 






Greek Life: 

Greek Fraternities 


62 


Greek Sororities, Greek Week 
Homecoming 


63 


SEE Productions 

The Stamp Union Program Council 


64 



Student Government Association 65 

University Talent Show 
VVMUC AM65 and FM88 



kNow the Rules 66 



Code of Student Conduct, Policies and Sanctions 67 



Didn^t Know Where to Put It 74 1 



Tel-Um Information Line 75 



Answer Index and 1989-1990 Academic Calendar 77 




Meet the University 

The first step in becoming 
acquainted with the University of 
Maryland at College Park family 
is an introduction to its members. 
Read on for background, history 
and trivia about your University, 
as a well as a personal welcome 
from two prominent UMCP 
members. 



A MESSAGE FROM 

PRESIDENT 

WILLIAM E. KIRWAN 



It is my pleasure to welcome you to the University of Maryland at 
College Park, and to tell you about some of the new, exciting changes 
we are making to enrich your undergraduate experience here. In many 
ways, you have entered select company. In a university noted for its 
size, this is the second year in a row that the incoming freshman class is 
smaller, not larger than the one before. This means many of your 
classes will be smaller; you will have more opportunities to interact 
with your teachers, and you will get the advising and the assistance you 
need when and if you need it. The courses you take in your first two 
years in our newly revised undergraduate curriculum should challenge 
you to grow and explore as never before. By bringing our teaching and 
research communities closer together, you will have an opportunity to 
deepen and broaden your learning through freshman seminars, 
research projects, extracurricular activities, specialized studies and an 
enriched honors program. I believe undergraduates like you are the 
heart and soul of this University. We have a wonderful human 
diversity on our campus that will enrich your appreciation of the world. 
We have worked hard in the last few years to improve the living and 
learning environment for you, and I hope you will take advantage of all 
that College Park has to offer. In doing so, you become a vital member 
of our Unversity community. Again, welcome to College Park. I am 
very glad to have you here. 

William E. Kirwan, President 



Dear New Student: 



Entering college is a new experience containing exciting as well as threatening 
adventures. Entering into a new collegiate setting is much like traveling in a foreign 
land. There is a different language to adapt to, new buildings to locate and new friends 
and acquaintances to make. College is an exciting time, but it is also a time filled with 
major adjustments and some disappointments. Now is the time for you as a student 
to begin to take responsibility for yourself and your college experience. It is important 
for you to learn about the many services and resources the University of Maryland at 
College Park offers. How do you become a part of the UMCP community? 
Obviously, the first thing is to become interested in and do well in your academics. In 
spite of the many outside activities available here, your academics are the most 
important reason you are here. It is important for you to develop good study skills and 
do well in your classes. It is important to understand, however, not all of your 
education takes place inside the classroom. The learning that takes place outside of 
the classroom is very important to your complete educational development. An 
important part of your college experience will come from involvement in your college 
community. Meeting students from different places, understanding and learning about 
different value systems, and becoming involved in developmental services and clubs 
can help you gain many skills that will help you become a better, well-rounded 
individual. Welcome to the campus community. I'm glad you have chosen UMCP! 



Gerry B. Strumpf 

Director of Orientation Programs 



The University of Maryland at College Park 



History 

The University of Maryland at College Park was chartered in 1856 as the Maryland Agricultural 
College under a provision secured by a group of Maryland planters. After a disastrous fire in 1912, the 
State acquired control of the college and bore the cost of rebuilding. In accordance with state 
legislation, the University of Maryland system was formed, July 1, 1988. At that time, the five 
institutions of University of Maryland , and the six institutions of the Board of Trustees of State 
Universities and Colleges merged to from the University of Maryland system. Currently under the 
direction of a single Board of Regents, the system includes: Bowie State University, Coppin State 
College, Frostburg State University, Salisbury State University, Towson State University, University of 
Baltimore, University of Maryland at Baltimore, University of Maryland at Baltimore County, 
University of Maryland at College Park, University of Maryland at Eastern Shore and the University of 
Maryland University College. The system also includes four major research and service facilities. 

The University of Maryland at College Park is spread over 1,378 acres which encompass an excess 
of 200 buildings. There are 35,000 students, both undergraduate and graduate, who come from a variety 
of backgrounds ranging from the country or small towns to cities, suburbs, cosmopolitan areas and 
provinces. Undergraduate majors are available in 110 areas of study. Students have the option of 
creating their own program of individual study with the assistance of a faculty advisor. The diverse 
student population allows students to learn a great deal outside of the classroom through interaction 
with their peers. 

The Mission of UMCP 

As the flagship campus of The University of Maryland System, College Park bears a major 
responsibility for public higher education in Maryland. The mission of UMCP is to provide the 
opportunity for an affordable high quality undergraduate and graduate education to all Maryland 
citizens. College Park offers the state's most comprehensive undergraduate program and is Maryland's 
major center for graduate education and research. The campus takes special responsibility for the 
dissemination of knowledge, expertise and culture to the citizens of the state through its extensive 
public service programs. This three-part mission is based on the idea that each of its elements is 
complemented and enhanced by the other, yielding an institution of significant strength and of great 
importance to the state of Maryland and the nation. To enhance the achievement of this mission, 
UMCP is committed to improving the quality of life for its students, faculty and staff. 

The Composition of UMCP 

The University of Maryland at College Park is comprised of 12 Colleges and two schools, which 
encompass all academic majors. In addition, the Office of Undergraduate Studies serves as the 
advising location for those students who are Undecided, Allied Health or Pre-Business Majors. 

• College of Agriculture • School of Architecture 

• College of Arts and Humanities • College of Behavioral and Social Sciences 

• College of Business and Management • College of Computers, Mathematics 

• College of Education and Physical Sciences 

• College of Engineering • College of Human Ecology 

• College of Journalism • College of Library and Information Services 

• College of Life Sciences • College of Physical Education, Recreation 

• School of Public Affairs and Health 

• The Office of Undergraduate Studies (UGS) 



The earl's helmet 



The earl's coronet 



Crossland family shield 



Farmer 




Fisherman 



Calvert family shield 



Year University of Maryland at College Park was chartered 



Anatomy of the University Seal 

The University Seal is an adaption of the Great Seal of 1648 of the state of Maryland. The seal 
bears a shield of the coats of arms of the Calvert and Crossland families, Maryland's first settlers. 
Topping the shield are an Earl's coronet and a helmet. The farmer and fisherman on either side of the 
shield symbolize the bounty of Maryland's land and waters. The date 1856 represents the founding date 
of the University of Maryland at College Park. 



MARYLAND VICTORY 

Maryland we're all behind you, 

Raise High the black and gold, 

For there is nothing half so glorious. 

As to see our team victorious. 

We've got the team boys, 

We've got the steam boys. 

So keep on fighting don't give in. 

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



FIGHT SONG 

Fight, fight, fight for Maryland, 

Honor now her name again. 

Push up the score. Keep on fighting for more, 

For Maryland, GO TERPS! 

And we will fight, fight, fight for terrapins. 

Keep on fighting 'till we win. 

So sing out our song as we go marching along. 

To victory!!! 



ALMA MATER 

Hail Alma Mater, 

Hail to thee Maryland, 

Steadfast in loyalty. 

For thee we stand. 

Love for the black and gold, 

Deep in our hearts we hold, 

Singing thy praise forever, 

Throughout the land. 



TERRAPIN TRADITIONS 

School Colors: Black/Gold RedAVhite 

The University's colors are the same as the state colors . Black and gold are derived from the 
Calvert Family shield while red and white are derived from the Crossland family shield. These two 
families were Maryland's first settlers. 



School Mascot: Diamondback Terrapin named Testudo 

The name Testudo is the biological name of a particular species of terrapins. By the way.. .a terrapin 
is amphibious, while a turtle is not! Legend has it that if you rub the nose on the statue of Testudo, 
found in front of McKeldin Library, you will have good luck. 




Byrd Beach 

A springtime tradition at Maryland. ..looking for "beachhke conditions"? Students go to Byrd 
Stadium to "catch some rays" during the warm weather to improve their tans. The aluminum bleachers 
make for great tanning conditions as the sun is reflected from all sides.. .its an outdoor tanning booth! 

Homecoming 

Each fall, students at Maryland gear up for one of the biggest events of the year.. .Homecoming. 
Many activities are planned to welcome alumni back to their alma mater as well as to get students on 
campus involved. Activities for students include: the Homecoming Parade, a Talent Show, a Powder 
Puff football tournament, and a campus-wide Pep Rally/Bonfire the night before the game.. .If you're 
interested in becoming involved in this special event, you can contact the OFFICE OF CAMPUS 
ACTIVITIES (x5605) for more information. 



The New Student Celebration 

Each fall new students are welcomed to the College Park family with a picnic on McKeldin Mall. 
Come out for balloons, a free picnic lunch, the band, and the Terp as faculty, staff, administrators and 
current UMCP students gather to meet you! 




Academics 

What would a university be 
without academics? This chapter 
contains information for 
academic success at UMCP. 
From advisors to transferring 
credits; from U.S.P. 's to G.PA. 's, 
you will find the details you 
need... in alphabetical order. 



Academic Advising 



Academic advisors are available for all 
students. If you've decided on a major, look in 
the Schedule of Classes or check your 
department for the person to contact. If you are 
an undecided major, you can see an advisor at 
the Undergraduate Advising Center in room 
1117 of Hornbake Library. At least once a 
semester it's a good idea to get together with 
your advisor to choose courses, check 
requirements and make sure you're on the right 
track. However, don't limit your visits to 
registration times. Whenever you need it, 
advisors will help you find information about 
such things as career choices, the job market, 
internships, special work opportunities, etc. 
Don't wait until your senior year to see an 
advisor, see one NOW! They are here to make 
your academic life less traumatic and more 
productive. 

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

Pre-Major Advising 

Prior to admittance to a selective admissions 
program, your "advising home" will probably be 
one of the liberal colleges. A pre-major advisor 
will help you choose classes each semester and 
sort out your intentions and hopes for competing 
for a place in the selective major of your choice. 
The following locations serve students in 
pre-major categories: 

• College of Arts and Humanities 

• College of Behavioral and Social Sciences 

• College of Computer, Mathematical, and 
Physical Sciences 

• Office of Undergraduate Studies 



Pre-Professional Advising 

Although pre-medicine, pre-dcntistry, 
pre-veterinary medicine, etc. are not majors, 
there arc specific courses students need to take 
in order to qualify for admission to professional 
studies in these areas after graduation. Certain 
faculty members have been designated as 
advisors for students planning to apply for 
admission to schools of medicine, dentistry, 
podiatry, osteopathic medicine, optometry and 



veterinary medicine. Students should consult 
these advisors in addition to their major advisors 
early in their college careers. These advisors can 
be particularly helpful in providing accurate 
information about professional school admission 
requirements and can help students develop 
appropriate strategies for gaining 
admission. Names and office locations of 
pre-professional advisors appear in each 
edition of the "Schedule of Classes." 

Arbitrary and Capricious Grading 
Appeal Procedure 

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

Advanced Placement 

Advanced Placement scores can be 
interpreted by your college advisor. AP credits 
are posted on your transcript as transfer work. 

Choosing A Major 

Haven't chosen a major yet? Thinking about 
changing your major? 

You have lots of company among your fellow 
students. It's estimated that almost half of the 
entering freshman class haven't chosen a major, 
even if they say they have. On the average, 
students at College Park change majors two or 
three times while they're here. So, there's 
certainly nothing unusual about not having a 
major right away or about changing to a new one. 

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



• See an advisor or career counselor for more 
information and assistance. 

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

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

• Consider your feelings about going on to a 
graduate or professional school. For some 
majors this is expected. 

• Familiarize yourself with the many academic 
opportunities available at College Park. 
Some students overlook good courses and 
programs simply because they don't know 
they're being offered. 

• Be confident about your ability to make good 
choices. You know more about your 
expectations for yourself than anyone else. 
Remember, there won't be just one, "perfect" 

major for you. There'll be several that will look 
good. Pick the one that best expresses what you 
are and what you'd like to become. 

College/Major Changes 

College and major changes may be made at any 
time, the only restrictions being Board of 
Regents limitations on enrollment. Forms to 
initiate these changes are available at all college 
offices and at the Registration Office, located on 
the first floor lobby in the Mitchell Building. 
Refer to the organizational chart on the back of 
the form to verify that you have processed all the 
necessary changes and are using the correct 
codes. 

Computing Averages 

Use the following formulas; 

1. Quality Points of a course (QPs) = Number 

of credits for the course multiplied by the 
numerical equivalent of the grade received in 
the course. 

2. Grade Point Average (GPA) = Quality 

Points Earned divided by the Number of 
credits attempted. 



Diploma Application 



Students need to apply during the schedule 
adjustment period of the semester in which they 
expect to complete their degree requirements. 
Consult your Dean's Office for application 
details. 

Grading Options and other Symbols 

Regular (R): A, B, C, D, F 
Pass/Fail (P/F): After first 15 credits, no more 
than 20 of total credits 
Audit (A): No grade, only a seat in the class 
Satisfactory/ Fail (SF): See P F; for internships 
Withdraw (W) 
Incomplete (I) 
No Grade Reported (NGR) 
Numerical Equivalents of grades: 
A = 4;B = 3;C = 2;D = 1;F = 

HONORARIES 

Office of Campus Activities 
1191 Adele H. Stamp Student Union 

• Alpha Epsilon-Agricultural Engineering 

• Alpha Epsilon Delta-Pre-Medicine 

• Alpha Kappa Delta-Sociology 

• Alpha Lambda Delta-Freshmen 

• Alpha Zeta-Agriculture and Life Sciences 

• Beta Alpha Psi-Accounting 

• Beta Gamma Sigma-CoUege of Business and 
Management 

• Delta Phi Alpha-National German Honor 
Society 

• Eta Beta Rho-Hebrew 

• Eta Kappa Nu-Electrical Engineering 

• Finanacial Managment Association 

• Gamma Theta Upsilon-Geography 

• Golden Key- All Academic Fields 

• Iota Lambda Sigma-Industrial Education 

• Kappa Delta Pi-Education 

• Kappa Tau Alpha-Journalism 

• Mortar Board Honor Society-Service, 
leadership, scholarship 

• Omega Chi Epsilon-Chemical Engineering 

• Omega Rho-Management/Information 
Systems 

• Omicron Delta Epsilon-Economics 

• Omicron Delta Kappa-Leadership 



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• Omicron Nu-Human Ecology 

• Phi Alpha Epsilon-Physical Education, 
Health and Recreation 

• Phi Alpha Theta-History 

• Phi Beta Kappa-Liberal Arts and Sciences 

• Phi Eta Sigma-Freshman Scholarship 

• Phi Kappa Phi- All Academic Fields 

• Phi Sigma-Biological Sciences 

• Phi Sigma Iota-Romance Languages 

• Phi Sigma Pi-Education 

• Pi Alpha Xi-Horticulture 

• Pi Mu Epsilon-Mathematics 

• Pi Pi-Slavic Languages 

• Pi Sigma Alpha-Political Sciences 

• Psi Chi-Psychology 

• Salamander-Fire Protection Engineering 

• Sigma Delta Chi-Society of Professional 
Journalists 

• Sigma Delta Pi-Spanish 

• Sigma Gamma Tau- Aerospace Engineering 

• Sigma Tau Delta-English 

• Tau Beta Pi-Engineering 



Pre-Majors 



Not all students will be admitted into certain 
majors. Rather, they will complete a "pre-major" 
program and compete for selective admission on 
the basis of specific criteria, usually overall grade 
point average, standardized test scores, and/or 
your performance in specific classes. Some 
programs also ask for examples of creative work. 
In a few cases, letters of recommendation are 
needed. If you have been admitted as a 
"pre-major" student (i.e. pre-business, 
pre-design, pre-architecture, etc.), you have 
indicated an aspiration to enter that major. A 
pre-major program, however, is not a major. 
Thus, it is wise to consider an alternative major. 
Alternatives can be discussed with your 
pre-major advisor. 

Transfer Credit Evaluation 



Libraries : See Resources 



Math Placement Exam 



All students who do not have credit for 
college level calculus must take the math 
placement exam. A sample exam is included in 
the New Student Packet. 

This placement exam is taken seriously. It 
serves to determine your initial placement into a 
math course, the number of semesters it will take 
for you to complete your chosen sequence of 
mathematics courses and it represents current 
knowledge . This exam is of much greater 
importance in your mathematics placement than 
previous acheivement scores or coursework. If 
you have any questions concerning the exam, call 
the Department of Mathematics, Undergraduate 
Office at 454-2746. 



Your college advising office will review the 
transcripts of any previous college-level work, 
provided it was done at a school with a regional 
accreditation. Two types of judgement are made 
about transfer work: 

1) Can a course transfer? 

If so, you will earn credit toward the 
minimum of 120 semester hours needed 
to graduate. 

2) Is a course applicable? 

That is, it can be used toward a specific 
university, college or major requirement. 
For many transfer students, the transcript is 
not up-to-date on the day of orientation. It is 
useful to make certain that your previous school 
has sent your latest academic records. It might 
be wise to schedule an appointment with your 
academic advisor just after the beginning of your 
first semester in order to do another review of 
your transfer work. 



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University Studies Program 



The following is a description of the courses needed to meet the requirements of the University Studies 
Program, as well as an explanation of several academic terms used on campus. 

Fundamental Studies (9 credits); 

ENGL 101, lOlX or lOlA (3 credits) 

ENGL 391 or 393 (3 credits) 

MATH 110 or any higher level (3 credits) 

(Must be completed, except for ENGL 391 or 393, by the time student has completed 30 credit 
hours) 

Distributive Studies (24-25 credits); 

Area A: Culture and History (2 courses, 6 credits) 

Area B: Natural Sciences and Mathematics (2 courses, one must be a laboratory class, 6-7 credits) 

Area C: Literature and the Arts (2 courses from different departments, 6 credits) 

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

Advanced Studies (6 credits); 



Development of Knowledge (3 credits) 
Analysis of Human Problems (3 credits) 

Taken after student has completed 56 credit hours, from two departments outside of major. 




Minimum Requirements for Satisfactory Undergraduate Progress and Graduation 



1. A minimum of 120 credits of successfully completed (not I, F, or W) course credits is required for 

graduation in any degree curriculum. Credits transferred or earned during prior admissions 
terminating in academic dismissal or withdrawal and followed by re-admission, will be applicable 
toward meeting credit requirements for a degree. 

2. Academic retention is based solely upon grade point average (G.P.A.). The significance of the 

cumulative grade point average (cumulative G.P.A.) varies according to the number of credits 
attempted. 

a. Semester Academic Honors will be awarded to a student who completes within any given 
semester 12 or more credits (excluding courses with grades of P and S) with a semester G.P.A. 
of 3.5 or higher. This notation will be placed on the individual's transcript. 

b. Satisfactory Performance applies to those students with a cumulative G.P.A. between 2.0 
and 4.0. 

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3. Students with a cumulative G.P.A. of less than 2.0 fall into one of three categories: Unsatisfactory 
Performance, Academic Warning, and Academic Dismissal. The cumulative G.P.A. that defines 
each of the categories varies according to the credit level as noted below: 



Credit 


Unsatisfactory 


Academic 


Academic 


Level 


Performance 


Warning 


Dismissal 


0-13 


1.999-1.290 


1.289-0.230 


0.229-0.000 


14-28 


1.999-1.780 


1.779-1.280 


1.279-0.000 


29-56 


1.999-1.860 


1.859-1.630 


1.629-0.000 


57-74 


1.999-1.940 


1.939-1.830 


1.829-0.000 


75-more 




1.999-1.940 


1.939-0.000 



4. Credits completed with grades A, B, C, D and F, but not P and S, will be used in computation of the 

semester and cumulative G.P.A. Marks of I, W and NGR will not be used in the computation of 
semester and cumulative G.P.A. 

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

a. Students on academic warning will have this fact noted on their transcripts and will be 
urged in writing to consult with their advisors prior to the beginning of the next semester. 
Students who receive an academic warning in any semester will not be allowed to add or drop 
courses in the following semester or register for the next proposed registrations, 
b. Any student with 60 or more credits attempted who thereafter receives academic warning 
for two consecutive semesters will be academically dismissed. Students who are academically 
dismissed will have this action entered on their transcript. 

6. No student transferring to the University of Maryland at College Park from outside The University 
of Maryland System will be subject to academic dismissal at the end of the first semester as long as 
the student obtains a cumulative G.P.A. of 0.23 or more. (A student who would otherwise be 
subject to academic dismissal will receive an academic warning.) Thereafter, such a student will be 
subject to the normal standards of academic progress. This provision does not apply to students 
reinstated or re-admitted to the College Park campus. 

7. Reinstatement after academic dismissal. 

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

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

8. A student may repeat any course; however no student may be registered for a course more than 

three times. If a student repeats a course in which he or she has already earned a mark of A, B,C, 
D, P or S, the subsequent attempt shall not increase the total hours earned toward the degree. Only 
the highest mark will be used in computation of the student's cumulative average. Under unusual 
circumstances, the student's dean may grant an exception to this pohcy. 

9. Any appeal regarding the regulations governing academic warning and academic dismissal shall be 

directed to the Faculty Petition Board, which shall be authorized to grant relief in unusual cases if 
the circumstances warrant such action. 



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Advising Checklist 



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

Transferring Credits and Requirements 

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

2. What requirements do my transfer credits fulfill? 

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

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

5. Are there language requirements and placement? 

6. What is the math requirement? Have I completed my math eligibility form? 

7. What requirements need to be met before graduation? 

8. Discuss an estimated date of graduation for me. 



Registration 

1. Are all of my advised classes open? 

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

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

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

Special Opportunities 

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

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

3. Would summer school help? 

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

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

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

Registration Next Semester 

1. How do I pre-register for next semester and whom do I contact? 

2. Is there mandatory advising? 

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

NOTE: For additional information, see: You and the University: Registration and Records 



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Resources 

Resources are a major part of 
your success at the University of 
Maryland at College Park! Some 
items included in this chapter are 
libraries, publications and various 
offices available to assist you. 
This chapter is organized 
alphabetically after "Libraries" to 
help you find what you need. 



Architecture Library 

The Architecture Library has a collection of 
approximately 40,000 volumes supporting the 
professional education programs of the School of 
Architecture. In addition to architectural design, 
theory and history, the collection includes urban 
design, landscape architecture and building 
technology. The National Trust for Historic 
Preservation Library collection is also housed in 
the Architecture Library. 

Art Library 



The Art Library, in the Art-Sociology 
building, has a 
collection of 
approximately 
66,000 volumes 
covering art 
history, studio art 
and art education, 
as well as aspects 
of photography, 
graphic arts, 
interior design and 
textiles. The 
collection 
primarily sup- 
ports upperclass, 
graduate and 
research progreuns. 



LIBRARIES 



meet undergraduate students* educational and 
personal needs. Staff are always available to 
answer questions and to provide assistance. 
Hornbake is also a useful place to study for 
upcoming exams or to research for term papers; 
in addition, regular classes and seminars are 
scheduled to help you use the library more 
efficiently. During the fall and spring semesters, 
a 24-hour study room is available in Hornbake. 

This Library also houses the Nonprint Media 
Services Department, which is the centrzd 
audiovisual department for the library system 
and the entire campus. This collection consists 
primarily of video cassettes, films, audio 

cassettes and 
equipment to 
support 
undergraduate, 
graduate and 
research 



There are seven libraries on campus with a combined 
collection of over 1,9 million volumes and 22,000 serial 
titles that supports educational and research endeavors on 
the College Park campus. Access to many of these 
materials is facilitated through the use of an online 
catalog. 



The libraries staff employ their training and experience 
building collections and providing services to the UMCP 
community. All students, faculty and staff of the 
University of Maryland at College Park campus may 
borrow materials from any UMCP library. Members of 
the community may use library facilities, but may borrow 
materials only through inter-library loan. Visiting scholars 
may also apply for special borrowing privileges. 



The Engineering 

and Physical 
Sciences Library 

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

Hornbake Library 

The R. Lee Hornbake library houses the 
Reference, Circulation and Reserve service for 
undergraduates, odicals Collections of books, 
peri odicals and other materials are designed to 



programs. 
Viewing and 
listening 
facilities are 
available 
including a 
"Dial Access" 
system which 
allows up to 96 
peoples at a 
time to view or 
listen to 
class-related 



programs. 

Through the 
campus video distribution system, programming 
can be sent to several large lecture halls on 
campus from the Nonprint unit. The Film 
Collection has 16 mm films on various subjects 
with emphasis on agriculture, nutrition, health 
and business. 

Hornbake Library is generally open: 
Mon.- Thurs 8:00a.m.-ll:00 p.m. 
Fri. 8:00a.m.- 5:00p.m. 
Sat. 10:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. 
Sun. Noon-ll:00 p.m. 

Hours vary between semesters and during the 
summer. For information about current hours, 
call Hornbake Information at x4737. 



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McKeldin Library 

McKeldin Library is the main campus library. 
Its collection of materials covers nearly every 
subject but is especially strong in the Life 
Sciences, Social Sciences and Humanities. In 
addition to the collections of books, periodicals, 
newspapers and microforms, McKeldin has 
special collections in historical and literary 
manuscripts , archives, rare books, Marylandia, 
and the East Asia Collection. In addition, 
McKeldin is a regional depository for the U.S. 
government documents and maps. The 
collection includes census materials, U.N. and 
other international documents 
During the spring and fall 
semesters, McKeldin is open 
the following times: 
Monday-Thursday 

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

Friday 

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

Saturday 

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

Sunday 

Noon-ll:00 p.m. 

Posted schedules should be 
checked for adjustments 
during hoUdays. 

Music Library 

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

White Memorial Library 

The White Memorial Library has a collection 
of chemistry, biochemistry and microbiology 
materials. This library primarily supports 
upperclass and graduate students as well as 
research progrcuns. 




LIBRARY SERVICES 

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

• Interlibrary Loan (ILL): For a fee, ILL staff 
will search, retrieve, photocopy and mail 
copies of materials held in the UMCPconsult 
the ILL staff for more information about this 
service. 

• Consultation on Library Use (CLUE) is 
available in all libraries to students needing 
assistance with library research. 

• Computer-Assisted Research Service (CARS) 
^^ enables a researcher, 

with the assistance of a 
librarian, to compile a 
bibliography on a 
specific topic. Inquire at 
the McKeldin reference 
desk, the Art, EPSL or 
White (Chemistry) 
Libraries. 
• No cost retrieval of 
machine-stored 
information (e.g. using 
CDROM and 
Laser-Disks) is also 
possible without 
librarian assistance at 
select libraries. 
|M»MiniCARS(Mini 
Computer Assisted 
Research Service) is a simplified and express 
version of the CARS program. The 
MiniCARS program uses the versatility of a 
computer to generate, overnight and for a fee, 
short subject bibliographies. For more 
information on MiniCARS, contact Hornbake 
Library reference at 454-4737. 

• Microcomputer facilities are available in both 
McKeldin and Hornbake Libraries adjacent 
to the Reserve Reading Rooms. These Sperry 
(IBM compatible) and Macintosh PC's are 
available for use by all University of Maryland 
students, faculty, and staff. 

• Other services include a study room for the 
visually impaired (Hornbake Library) and 
photocopying service (McKeldin Library 
basement). 



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The Office of Campus Activities 



1191 Stamp Union 
454-5605 



Campus activities and student organizations 
can be a very important part of your experience 
here at the University. Students who get 
involved in the life of the campus are more 
satisfied with their college experience and more 
likely to stay in school and graduate. The Office 
of Campus Activities will assist you in finding 
information about student clubs and 
organizations including: how to join a club, how 
to form an organization, or how to improve a 
currently existing organization. Acting as a 
service center for the more than 350 student 
groups, the Office of Campus Activities 
coordinates space reservations, SGA funded 
accounts, leadership programs, as well as the 
First Look Fair held in September. Be sure to 
attend this fair; it's a great opportunity to meet 
representatives from many student groups and 
get yourself involved. 



Career Development Center 



3121 Hornbake Library 
454-2813 



Every semester you are in college you can do 
at least one thing to make sure you are working 
toward a career that is right for you. For 
example, you can: develop good study habits and 
do your best academically; get a clear picture of 
what you are good at and what you like to do; 
choose a major and select some campus 
involvements that are satisfying to you; 
investigate job fields of interest to you and 
consider an internship or co-op experience; 
plan for further education or training; develop a 
resume; apply to a graduate or professional 
school; or find a job to launch your career. The 
Career Development Center can assist you in 
planning now for your future. 

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

Do you want to find out what you can do with 
your major after graduation? Come to the 



Career Resource Center in our third floor suite 
for information about almost any job you can 
think of; help in figuring out what you really want 
to do in a career; videotapes that will teach you 
the skills of career planning and finding a job; a 
computer program called "Discover" which can 
help you assess your interests and goals; 
information about employers; job leads; and 
friendly people who will help you find what you 
are looking for. Need some personalized help? 
Career Counselors are available to assist you 
free of charge. 
Walk-in counseling is offered: 

Monday-Friday 10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. 

Wednesday evenings 6:00p.m. -8:00p.m. 

The Career Resource Center hours are: 

Monday-Fridays 8:30 a.m. -4:30 p.m. 

Wednesdays until 8:00 p.m. 

The CDC welcomes you from the start to the 
finish of your college experience - and beyond. 
Come and visit us soon. 



The Office of Commuter Affairs 



1195 Stamp Student Union 
454-3645,5274 



The Office of Commuter Affairs(OCA) 
sponsors a variety of services for students 
commuting to campus. Whether living with your 
parents or commuting from your own apartment, 
the OCA has valuable services for you. The 
primary services include: Off-Campus Housing 
Assistance, Transportation, Parking 
Alternatives, and a variety of pamphlets about 
campus resources designed for the commuter 
student. (For a Complete Listing and description 
of OCA's services, SEE: Living: Off-Campus.) 



Department of Environmental Safety 



7505 Yale Avenue 
454-5744 



The Department works to assure that campus 
environmental and safety hazards are eliminated 
or minimized through programs of inspection, 
education and hazard management. Speakers 
are available to present programs in fire 



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prevention, occupational safety, chemical saftey, 
etc. 



Experiential Learning Programs 



0119 Hornbake Library 
454-4767 



Through the Experiential Learning Program, 
students can develop marketable skills by 
participating in volunteer services, internships, 
and cooperative education. These skills prove 
useful in setting career goals and add pro- 
fessionalism to working habits. (SEE: You and 
the University: Student Services.) 



Financial Aid Office 



2130 Mitchell Building 
454-3046 



There are over 100 sources of scholarships, 
grants, loans and employment available to 
eligible students through the Student Financial 
Aid Office. Most aid awards are packaged and 
will consist of a combination of scholarship, 
grant, loan and/or employment. The applica- 
tion deadlines for these are extremely important. 
The office also has a Job Referral Service 
located in room 3120 Hornbake Library. This 
service provides assistance in locating part-time 
employment, both on and off campus. The stu- 
dent does not have to have "fmancial need" to 
participate in the Job Referral Service. The 
office publishes a brochure which gives all of the 
details of eligibility, appHcation procedures and 
descriptions of the forms of financial aid. 
Students may pick up the brochure and ap- 
plications at the Student Financial Aid Office. 
(For more information about Job Referral, SEE: 
You and the University: Employment). 



Human Relations Office and Equal 
Opportunity Information 



Main Office: 1114 Main Administration 

Building 

454-4124 

Branch Office: 1107 Hornbake Library 



The UMCP Human Relations Office (HRO) 
sponsors a variety of activities and special events. 



These events are designed to nurture healthier 
relationships between the members of UMCP's 
multi-cultural community; additionally, these 
events are designed to promote greater 
interpersonal and intercultural understanding 
among the diverse campus populations. The 
programs sponsored by HRO feature themes 
that appeal to the whole range of campus groups 
from students to administrators. 

The HRO also administers the Human 
Relations Code, which is the campus legal 
document that sets forth the process for dealing 
with complaints of discrimination on the basis of 
race, color, creed, sex, marital status, personal 
appearance, age, national origin, political 
affihation, mental or physical handicap. In 
addition, this code serves to document 
information pertaining to a person's right to 
assemble peacefully; the right to freedom of 
speech, and the right to express freely sexual 
preference. Anyone wishing to discuss or file a 
complaint should contact the Campus 
Compliance Office, 454-4124, or one of the 
Equity Officers located in each academic 
college. 



Information 



Campus Information Center 454-3311 

Stamp Student Union 

Information Desk 454-2801 

Campus Directory 454-3311 

S.T.A.R. Center (Academic Tutor 

Information) 454.4948 

24-hour Intramural and 

Recreation Hotline 454-5454 

Hoff Movie Line 454-2594 



Intensive Educational Development 



Room 0111 Chemistry Building 
454-5648 or 454-5645 



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



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Math support and tutoring for Math 001, 110, 

115 and 140. 

Preparation for the ENGL 101 and lOlA and the 

English Proficiency Exam. 

Tutoring in 100 and 200 level introductory 

courses. 

Personal counseling in an individual and 

confidential setting. 

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



International Education Service 



2115 North Administration Building 
454-3043 



The Office of International Education 
Services welcomes international students as well 
as students with an international perspective. 
International Education Services provides 
international students, nonimmigrant and 
immigrant, with support services while they 
pursue their academic programs at UMCP. 
Services for international students include 
advising in academic concerns, counseling in 
personal matters, and assisting with immigration 
procedures. Orientation programs specifically 
designed for new international students are 
presented each semester. These programs 
include sessions to facilitate adjustment to the 
educational environment in College Park and to 
life in the United States. International applicants 
to UMCP are processed through this office. 

Assessments of foreign-academic credentials, 
English proficiency, and financial/visa status are 
included in these evaluations. Further 
information is available in Room 2113 Skinner 
Building or at 454-3043. For further 
information about Educational Opportunities 
Abroad, call 454-8645 visit room 2109 Skinner 
Building or contact the Study Abroad Office. 



Learning Assistance Service 



Shoemaker Hail 
454-2935 



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

The Learning Assistance Service offers 
individualized programs in: 

• Time Management • Speed Reading 

• Listening and Notetaking • Spelling 

• Science Learning Skills • Math Skills 

• Textbook Comprehension 

• Examination Skills 

• Vocabulary Improvement 

• Writing/Grammar Skills 

• English as a Second Language 

• Science Learning Skills 

A complete library of pre-recorded materials 

supplements the individualized study programs. 

Review materials for introductory mathematics 

(MATH 001, 110, 115), chemistry (CHEM 101, 

103), and statistics are available. One credit 

courses in study skills are also offered each 

semester. These classes include: 

EDCP 108B -Introductory academic skills 

course, focusing on such areas as general study 

skills, time management techniques, and how to 

succeed in college. 

EDCP 108M -Math Study Skills and Building 

Confidence . 

EDCP 108X -Study Skills for International 

Students. 

Ongoing workshops are given on a weekly basis, 

skill areas vary by week, so check with the LAS 

receptionist for dates, topics and registration. 

MATH HELP In order to meet Fundamental 
Studies Requirements, you are required to 
attempt a math course within your first 30 credits 
at UMCP and to satisfactorily complete this 
requirement before you reach 60 credits. If you 
are weak in math or have not taken a math 
course recently, the Learning Assistance Service 
can help you in preparing to fulfil this 
requirement. There are many programs that will 
help you become a better math learner such as: 
math study skills, reducing math anxiety, and 
video tapes to help you review high school 
algebra. The math placement exam will indicate 
what level of math course you are prepared to 
take; however, you need to check with an 
advisor in your major field about options 
available to you. Audio-tutorial tapes in statistics 



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are also available to introduce you to basic 
concepts in probability and statistics. 
The Learning Assistance Service is open: 

Monday 8:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. 

Tuesday-Friday 8:30a.m.-4:30p.m. 



Office of Minority' Student Education 

1101 Hornbake Library 

454-4901 



The University community is a rich blend of 
students, faculty and staff from all over the 
country and the world. Understanding different 
cultures and gaining exposure to different per- 
sonalities is an important aspect of college life. 
These challenges can also cause problems. 
Difficulties in adjusting to living with and sharing 
a room with another student is not uncommon. 
This is especially true if you have never had to 
share a room with a brother or sister. Loud 
stereos, borrowing personal articles, keeping 
different hours and having different personal 
habits are common roommate complaints. 

Many college students have not yet learned to 
be sensitive to the needs of people outside their 
own families. The opportunity to learn to adjust 
and to negotiate with others is a vital step in 
becoming an adult. 



Nyumburu Cultural Center 



3125 South Campus Dining Hall 

454-5774 



Nyumburu is the center for Afro- American 
cultural, historical, intellectual and social 
interaction in the UMCP community. 
Nyumburu's productions and activities include 
lectures and seminars, art exhibits, presentations, 
productions and workshops in dramatic arts, 
modeling, dance/aerobics and creative writing. 
Nyumburu also presents concerts in blues, jazz 
and gospel music. Academic courses in blues, 
jazz and dramatic arts are also offered. The 
distinguished artist-scholar series attracts some 
of the area's best to interact with students. 
Guitar and harmonica blues workshops 
produced by the staff are open to the general 
public. Nyumburu is the home of the highly 
acclaimed Maryland Gospel Choir which has 



served the Maryland community for more than 
10 years. 

The Sophisticated Steppers Modeling group 
also makes its home in Nyumburu. Other 
organizations which utilize the Nyumburu facilily 
as home base are the campus chapter of the 
NAACP, The Black Explosion Media Group 
and many others. Black student organizations 
use the facility and its resources on a constant 
basis. The center serves as a resource to the 
general population by highlighting the rich and 
positive aspects of Afro- American culture. The 
annual Miss Black Unity Pageant is one of the 
most meaningful and popular campus events. 
With its goal of promoting unity in the UMCP 
community, the pageant has positively impacted 
upon other area schools and organizations. 



Police Department 



1201 Service Building 

454-3555 



The UMCP Police are here to serve you. 
They are responsible for the safety of all persons 
who enter the jurisdictional boundaries of 
UMCP. As sworn law enforcement officers they 
are charged with the responsibility to enforce 
state, county and local laws, including the rules 
and regulations of the University. Report all 
criminal or suspicious activity no matter how 
small the value or how minor the incident. By 
working together, the UMCP Police and the 
UMCP Community can make the campus a safe 
place. 

To assist you in requesting the services 
ofTered by UMCP Police the following guidelines 
should be followed: 

• To report emergency crimes, or suspicious 
activities, call 454-3555. 

Reports of committed crimes, suspicious 
activities and motor vehicle accidents must be 
made in person. An officer may be dispatched 
to your location on campus or you may make the 
report in person at the duty desk of the UMCP 
Police Station. It is important for you to obtain 
the officer's name and badge number and the 
case number of the report. 

• To request copies of official police reports 
call: 454-5994. 



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The UMCP Police central records section 
will provide documentation of reports filed for 
insurance and other verification purposes. 
There is a slight fee for this service. When 
requesting this service, you should provide the 
case number of the report and the reporting 
officer's badge number and name. 

• To make emergency calls for police, fire or 
rescue, call 454-3333 or dial 911 from any 
designated pay phone. 

The University has two emergency telephone 
systems. The first is the direct line emergency 
phones which are yellow and marked 
emergency. Exterior phones are equipped 
with blue lights for easy identification at night. 
Upon lifting the receiver, you are 
automatically connected with the UMCP 
police dispatcher. Your location is provided 
electronically. Use these phones for 
emergency calls only. The second emergency 
phone system is the public telephone 
emergency call system. In this system, public 
telephones, located throughout the campus, 
are marked with bright red decals which 
describe the emergency calling procedures. 
Dial 911 and follow the instructions listed on 
the decal. No money is required to utilize 
this system. The 911 operator will fast 
forward your call to the UMCP Police who 
will help you. 

• To obtain crime prevention information, a 
crime prevention speaker or background 
information for a school paper call 454-5993. 

The Police Public Relations officer provides 
crime prevention presentations on request to 
any group on campus. Topics include, but are 
not limited to sexual assault prevention, and 
personal security tips. Contact the Police 
Community Relations Officer to schedule an 
appointment. 

• Off-Campus Incidents 

The UM Police are limited to a specific 
jurisdiction, primarily campus. All incidents 
occurring within the University's jurisdiction, 
should be reported directly to the UMCP 
Police. To report those incidents occurring 
outside of the University's jurisdiction contact 
the police department in the area in which the 
incident occurs. In the Washington 



Metropolitan Area, most emergency calls for 
service may be made by dialing 911. 

The UMCP Police enforce state parking 
regulations through state citations and towing. 
These regulations include but are not limited to: 

• Citing any vehicle parked in a medical 
handicapped space 

• Citing any vehicle parked in a driveway or 
roadway 

• Citing any car that has been abandoned for 
over 48 hours 

• Enforcement of state, county and local 
criminal laws through criminal arrests 

• Enforcement of the Code of Student Conduct 
through Campus Judicial Program referrals 

• Investigation of all reported crimes through 
the use of a Criminal Investigations Division. 

The UMCP Police employ undergraduate and 
graduate students to fulfill many special services 
which are public safety-related but do not 
require sworn police officers. (For more 
information, see: You and the University : 
Employment.) 



Campus Printing Services 



1101 University Press and Plant Operations 

and Maintenance Shops 

454-3128 



Campus Printing Services, located behind the 
Service Building and next to the heating plant, 
can handle, at a reasonable price, the printing 
requirements of academic and administrative 
departments and University faculty staff 
members. The shop has facilities for typesetting, 
offset lithography and letterpress printing. 
Bindery and finishing services are provided. The 
scope of the work ranges from jobs, such as 
business cards, stationery and envelopes, to 
complex brochures, posters and booklets. A 
Quick Copy Center provides a variety of rapid 
duplicating services. Facilities for bulk mailing 
including labeling, inserting and Post Office 
delivery are also available. Special services 
provided include: the production of photo-stats 
and negatives from text, line drawings, 
advertisements, etc., and a modern electronic 
typesetting system where text can be transmitted 
from word processors, located in campus 



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departments to Printing Services for timely 
typesetting. For more information on these and 
other printing matters, call 454-3128. The 
technical staff is available for consultation on all 
printing matters and can offer innovative 
suggestions for your printing needs. 
Hours: 
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m.-4:00 p.m. 



Returning Students Program 



2201 Shoemaker Hall 
454-2935 



Are you 25 years of age or older , or have had 
a break in your formal education? If so, the 
Returning Student Program offers you many 
support services and resources. Returning 
students typically have different needs than the 
traditional 18-22 year old student. The 
Returning Students Program was created to 
meet theses needs. 

Aone credit course for returning students, 
EDCP 108R, is offered in both the fall and 
spring semesters. This course involves 
exploration of academic, career and personal 
goals, as well as study skills techniques and 
information about campus resources. 

Other services include our Second Wind 
newsletter, individual couseling, an information 
and referral services and an Open House at the 
beginning of each semester. 



Room Reservations 



1136 Stamp Student Union 



If your organization needs space to meet, call 
Room Reservations. For on-campus academic 
and non-academic buildings, including the 
Chapel or outdoor spaces call:454-4409. To 
reserve a room in the Union call: 454-2809.For 
rooms in the Center for Adult Education call: 
454-2325. 



Student Legal Aid Office 



1219 Adele H. Stamp Student Union 
454-5330 



The Student Legal Aid Office is funded by the 
SGA and provides free legal services for 
undergraduate students. The office serves as an 



advocate in both University and non-University 
legal issues. An attorney, two paralegal 
secretaries and several student interns are 
available to help students with various legal 
problems. Major legal issues for students are: 
landlord-tenant disputes, consumer problems, 
criminal charges, traffic violations and 
University-related incidents. The office can also 
represent students charged with University 
misconduct. The Office is open Monday-Friday, 
10:00 a.m.- 4:00 p.m. Come in person and bring 
appropriate documents. 



Study Abroad Office 



1113 Mitchell Building 
454-8645 



You can study in Europe, Africa, Latin 
America, almost any place in the world. Study 
Abroad is an exciting educational experience 
that is available to students in most majors. 
Students can study in foreign universities, select 
an internship or attend programs specially 
designed for students who want to study abroad. 
Academic credit can be arranged for many of 
these programs. The Study Abroad Office 
provides information and advisement about all of 
these opportunities. The office also assists 
students interested in work and travel abroad. 
International Student I.D. Cards and Youth 
Hostel Cards are issued. The University of 
Maryland runs study abroad programs Engalnd, 
Isreal, Germany, Austria, Denmark, France, 
China, Japan and Brazil. 



llnlyersity Puhlication^ 



Black Explosion 



3125 South Campus Dining Hall 

454-5774 



A black student newspaper, The Black 
Explosion, has been synonymous with the black 
student newspaper since 1967. The legacy 
remains rich and meaningful. The bi-weekly 
publication has a circulation of 5,000 copies. It 
features local news with a personal touch, 
national and international subjects, plus a fine 
cultural page. 



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The Diamondback 

3150 South Campus Dining Hall 

454-2351 - business and advertising 

454-4325 - newsroom and photography 



The campus award-winning daily newspaper. 
Whether your interest Hes in writing, photo- 
graphy, business or advertising, you will find 
excellent journalistic opportunities on our staff. 



Eclipse 



3121 South Campus Dining Hall 
454-4057 



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



Mitzpeh 



3111C South Campus Dining Hall 
454-6411 



The Jewish student newspaper, published 
monthly during the regular school year. 



The Second Wind 



2201 Shoemaker 
454-2935 



A publication of the Returning Students 
Program. The Second Wind lists a variety 
of campus resources available to returning 
students. Copies are available at the Office of 
Admissions and the Counseling Center's 
Learning Assistance Service, loctaed on the 
second floor of the Shoemaker building. For 
more information call 454-2935. 



The Terrapin 



3101 South Campus Dining Hall 
454-2230 



Since 1901, The Terrapin yearbook has 
captured what students at the University of 
Maryland at College Park are seeing, doing and 
thinking. One of five independent Maryland 
Media, Inc. pubhcations, it is a colorful, 
hardbound picture book created annually for 
students, about students. Watch for ads in the 
Diamondback for information about ordering 



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



The Undergraduate Catalog 



This catalog contains almost everything you 
ever wanted to know about the University of 
Maryland at College Park. Course descriptions, 
major requirements, and general university 
requirements are outlined in the catalog. 

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



University of Maryland University 
College (UMUC) 



Univeristy Blvd. at Adelphi Road 
985-7000 



One of the eleven major campuses of The 
University of Maryland System, University 
College extends the resources of the university 
to adult students who prefer to pursue higher 
education on a part-time basis. Our curriculum, 
class schedules, registration procedures and 
comprehensive student services have all been 
designed to create an academic environment 
that supports and encourages the educational 
goals of busy adults. 

Since 1947 University College has specialized 
in flexible and accessible quaUty education. It 
also offers programs to meet the educational 
needs of military personnel and support staff in 
over 20 countries in Europe and Asia. We offer 
BA and BS degrees in more than 30 areas of 
concentration including Business and 
Management, Computer Studies, Science, the 
Humanities the Social Sciences and the Arts. 

There are many non-traditional learning 
opportunities at UMUC . Some of these 
include: EXCEL (credit for prior learning); 
Credit-by-Exam, Cooperative Education, and 
the Open Univeristy Program. Courses taken at 
UMUC can be applied toward undergraduate 
degrees at other campuses of the University 
System. The Graduate School of UMUC 
offers Master of General Administration degrees 
with optional tracks in a varitey of specializations 
including, an executive Master of General 
Administration, degrees in Computer Systems 



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Management, Program Evaluation and 
Organizational Assessment and Technology 
Management. Through the Center for 
Professional Development, more than 13,000 
people each year participate in various short 
courses, seminars, conferences and institutes 
offered at the Center for Adult Education or in 
the workplace nationwide. UMUC serves over 
100,000 students throughout the Washington/ 
Baltimore region, Maryland and the world in 
credit and non-credit courses each year. For 
information about UMUC, or for a copy of a 
current Schedule of Classes call (301) 985-7000. 



Veterans Affairs Office 



IIOIG Mitchell Building 
454-4555 



The Veterans Affairs Office is open Monday 
through Friday, 8:30 a.m.- 4:30 p.m. to assist 
veterans, dependents and active-duty personnel 
with their VA Education Benefits. Eligible 
persons who wish to be certified for benefits 
should call or report in person each semester. 




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You and the 
University 

The 'You and the University 
chapter is where you can turn for 
information about campus 
services and areas that will help 
YOU, the student. From UMCP 
jargon to religious services, 
employment to counseling and 
health services, you 'II find it here. 
The chapter is composed of two 
sections: advice from experts and 
student services. 



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Dealing with Stress 

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

1. Being prepared for activities or events in 
your life, both academic and social. Letting 
things go until the last minute is a sure way to 
increase pressure beyond your tolerance point. 

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

3. Taking care of yourself mentally. 
Compliment yourself on your efforts and 
accomplishments. Avoid being overly critical of 
yourself. Much pressure is internally imposed by 
being too hard on yourself. 

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

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

6. Finally, if you find yourself overwhelmed 
and distressed, seek help from one of the many 
campus resources available to you. The 
Counseling Center offers stress management 
workshops as well as counseling to help you 
better cope with pressure. The Learning 
Assistance Center, the Mental Health Service at 



the University Health Center, your dormitory 

staff, and the faculty are all there to help you. 

Dr. Kathy Zaniostny, Counseling Center 




Facing Changing Valu 



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The next four years of college will be some of 
the most stimulating and challenging of your life. 
You will be exposed to new ideas, different 
people, alternative lifestyles and opposing belief 
systems all of which can be very exciting; but it 
can also be somewhat scary. Along with these 
new experiences comes a questioning of yourself, 
your values, and beliefs about the world. There 
will be times when you feel confused and anxious 
about this new information. Times when you 
question who you are and what you believe. In 
the face of this confusion, keep in mind that you 
do have choices. Sometimes, your confusion and 
questioning will lead you to modify your existing 
beliefs and values while other times you will 
become more committed to them. Remember 
that being in a state of confusion and questioning 
yourself and your values are is okay. After all, 
questioning is the first stage of learning; it is the 
first step to becoming a better person. If you 
find it difficult to sort through this new 
information and where you stand, don't be afraid 
to ask for help. Many of the people around you 
are going through or have gone through similar 
experiences. Talking to friends, professors, 
residence hall staff, counseling center staff, the 
Mental Health Service at the University Health 
Center, or others in the campus community can 
give you a sense of perspective, make you feel 
better and help you realize that you're not alone. 

Dr. Kathy Zamostny, Counseling Center 



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Starting the Perfect Semester 



Some of the most common causes of anxiety 
are irrational beliefs we hold about goals. For 
example: 

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

2. IF MY GOAL ISN'T BIG, I'M BABYING 
MYSELF. It may be more uplifting to say "I'm 
going to be a better human being," but it is more 
helpful to be specific and concrete: "This 
semester I'll try to be more assertive with my 
roommate about partying in the room late at 
night." After all, why should you expect yourself 
to achieve your life goals in one semester? 

3. IF I DON'T MEET MY GOAL EXACTLY, 
I'VE FAILED. You've promised yourself to stick 
with your diet. But then you're at a party where 
you see a pizza that's just oozing cheese and you 
can't resist. Or you get a B on the paper you 
were sure would get you an A. It is natural to feel 
disappointed, but if secretly the feeling is dark 
despair, you've probably found a way to convince 
yourself that you are a complete failure and 
unworthy of regard because of your lapse. 
What these beliefs have in common is the 
expectation that we be perfect. Look at how you 
feel about your hopes for the new semester. If 
you are more anxious and overwhelmed than 
hopeful you may have a problem. Ask yourself 
what will happen if you don't accomplish 
everything. Then ask yourself if it is true. For 
example, is it true that going off your diet means 
you are a failure? Is it true that your parents will 
literally kill you if you don't have a 4.0 G.P.A.? 
These questions will help lessen the anxiety. 
Then it will be easier to handle the 
disappointment, set more reasonable goals, and 
move on. 

Anna Beth Payne, Counselor, Trinity College 



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



education. If only it were that simple. Some of 
the best and brightest college students can mer- 
rily waltz through their college years and wind 
up with a great job after graduation. Most of us, 
however, do well to give some thought and 
planning to our college years. Often, there is a 
tendency to make college major and career 
decisions based on "Where the jobs appear to 
be." Nothing could be farther from the truth. 
Answering hard questions such as "What to 
major in" and "What careers are best for me" 
requires serious thinking and work. Identifying, 
examining, exploring what your interests and 
skills are, and what you care about is the first 
step to making good career decisions. Here's a 
few other tips. 

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

Learn more about specific careers by getting 
acquainted with resources in the Career 
Development Center library, (books, 
audio-visual tapes, files, computerized 
information), talking to faculty attending Career 
Fairs, interviewing UMCP Alumni mentors. 

Experience your career choice before 
graduation. Jobs and internships can be 
arranged through the Job Referral Service (3rd 
floor Hornbake Library), or Experiential 
Learning Office, (0119 Hornbake Library). 
Contact these office early in your college 
years-don't wait until it's too late or you get so 
involved in other aspects of college that you are 
one of those graduates who say, "I never knew 
there was some one to help." Faculty and 
services are here to help you make your college 
career the beginning of an exciting career 
future. It's not what you know, it's what you do. 

Dr. Linda Gast, Director, Career 
Development Center 



UMAPS Show you the Way 
Around Campus 



Go to college, study a little or a lot, have fun, 
get a job is a typical way to view college 



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



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UMAPS CAN HELP YOU TO: 

-find the right major 

-meet other students who share your 
interests 

-explore some potential careers 

-get involved in some activities that really 
interest you 

-get some career-related work experience 

-take some interesting courses 

The six types of UMAPS which include 
R-I-A-S-E-C. They describe students in the 
following ways: 

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

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

ARTISTIC: Independent and creative, these 
students are attracted to the visual and 
performing arts and communications. 

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

ENTERPRISING: Enthusiastic and 
persuasive, these students enjoy positions of 
leadership, pubhc affairs, and business. 

CONVENTIONAL: These students are 
systematic and organized; they like to work with 
data and numbers. 

To use the UMAPS look up the letter or 
letters which best describe you. Inside the 
UMAP you will find information about possible 
majors, careers and interests you might want to 
pursue. 

For more information, contact the Career 
Development Center. You can also pick up 
UMAPS at various Student Service Offices on 
campus including the Office of Commuter 
Affairs and the Orientation Office (1195 Stamp 
Student Union). 



Budgeting Your Time 



Monday through Friday 9 to 5, is the standard 
40 hour work week. For most students the 
standard 40 hour work week could be enough 
time to go to all of their classes and complete all 
of their study for those classes. By following the 
guidelines listed below you could be on your way 
to an efficient time-management schedule. 



Time management begins with the assumption 
that we can control time if we use a few fairly 
simple techniques. In the ABC Time 
Management System the first step is to find five 
or ten minutes each day to plan. 

The next step in managing time is to make a 
list of all of the things we want to accomplish in a 
given amount of time (a semester, a week or, 
perhaps best, a given day). After you list all of 
the things you want, need or should do that day, 
prioritize the items on the list using "A" to 
designate the most important items, "B" to 
indicat the next most important, and "C" to 
indicate things that need to be done, but really 
aren't that important to you. When you finish 
prioritizing you should have identified the two or 
three most important things you want to do that 
day. 

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

A second time management technique is to 
schedule your time, allotting time for class, 
study, work, recreation, etc. Using this technique 
you first write in committed time such as classes. 
Then carefully decide on when the best time is 
for you to schedule other activities. You may 
decide that you can study two hours each 
weekday from 3-5, and on Sunday through 
Wednesday evenings from 7-10. At any given 
time all you need to do is check your schedule to 
see if you have committed that time or if it is free 
time. If you would like assistance in designing a 
time-management system for yourself, you can 
go to the Learning Assistance Service in the 
Shoemaker building or call 454-2935. The staff 
will schedule an appointment for you to meet 
with a counselor. 

Dr. John Van Brunt, Director, Learning 
Assistance Service 

NOTE: To assist you in the time 
management process, pick up a scheduling grid 
from the L.A.S. office in 1103 Shoemaker 
Building. 



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UMCP Trivia Quiz 



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

7. During the spring semester 1986 what 
percent of the grades in lower division courses 
(freshman and sophomore courses) were "A's"? 

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

8. During spring semester of 1986, what 
percent of the UMCP undergraduate students 
earned Dean's List honors (12 credits of more, 
3.5 or above g.p.a.)? 

a. 5% b. 10% c. 15% d.20% e. 25% 

9. During spring semester of 1986, what 
percent of the UMCP undergraduate students 
were in academic difficulty (unsatisfactory 
performance, academic warning, or academic 
dismissal)? 

a. 5% b. 10% c. 15% d. 20% e. 25% 

10. During the spring semester of 1986, how 
many of the lower division grades were "W's"? 
(W indicates that the course was dropped before 
the end of the ten weeks of classes.) 

a. 2,000 b. 3,000 c. 4,000 d. 5,000 e. 6,000 



Exam Skills Test 



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



1. The purpose of the class in furmpaling is to 
remove: 

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

2. Trassig is true when 

a. lusps trasses the vom b. the viskal flans, if the 

viskal is donwil or zortil 

c. the begul d. dissles lisk easily 

3. The sigia frequently overfesks the trelsum 
because: 

a. all sigias are mellious b. sigias are always 

votial 

c. the trelsum is usually tarious d. no trelsa are 

feskable 

4. The fribbled breg will minter best with an 
a. derst b. morst c. sortar d. ignu 

5. Among the reasons for tristal dross are 
a. the sabs foped and the foths tinzed b. the 
kredges roted with the orots 

c. few racobs were accepted in sluth d. most of 
thepolats were thonced 

6. Which of the following (is, are) always 
present when trossels are being gruven? 
a. rint and vost b. vost 

c. shum and vost d. vost and plone 

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

a. a razmatol b. the groshing stantol 
c. the fribbled breg d. a frally such 

Written by: Allen M. Schmuller Visiting 
Lecturer, College of Education 



Transfer Student Trivia Quiz 



1. Transfer students frequently see their 
grades their first semester here. 

a. drop one letter grade 

b. drop one-half letter grade 

c. stay the same 

d. raise one-half letter grade 

e. raise one letter grade 

2. Of the 2,544 new transfer students attending 
UMCP, Fall Semester 1983, what percent earned 
a grade point average of 3.0 or higher? 

a. 33 b. 40 c. 45 d. 50 e. 55 f. 60 g. 65 h. 66 

3. Of the 2,544 new transfer students attending 
UMCP, Fall Semester 1983, what percent earned 
a grade point average of 2.0 or higher? 

a. 40 b. 50 c. 60 d. 70 e. 80 f. 90 

4. What percent of the 897 new full-time 
UMCP, Spring Semester 1983, transfer students 
enrolled for UMCP classes in Spring 1984? 

a. 30 b. 40 c. 50 d. 60 e. 70 f. 80 5. 



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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

a. Study Techniques to Assist Returnees Center 

b. Services for Transfer Accounts and Refunds 
Center 

c. Sudent Tutorial Academic and Referral 
Center 

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

a. To help returning students adjust to UMCP 

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

c. To better your exam-taking study skills 

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

NOTE: Answers to these three quizzes are 
available at the Learning Assistance 
Service,located in the Shoemaker Building, 
second floor. 



Comparison Between Some High 
School and College Variables 



Typical High School 



College (UMCP) 
1987-1988 



Cost of tuition, fees, books per year 

No direct costs $6,671 in-state 

(Payment through state. $10,328 out-of-state 

county, and local taxes) 

Tuition, fees, books, room and board,etc. 
(in-state) $8,289 

(out-of-state) $11,946 



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



Size of school 

8,000 students 
2,500 faculty 
3,000 staff 
1,378 acres 
230 buildings 



Responsibility for educational Program 

Teacher, Administrator, Student 

Parents 



Course changes during the semester 

Usually difficult to make 10 days to drop/add; an 

Student initiated only. additional 8 weeks to drop 

up to 4 credits. 

Number of instructors students "know" after 4 

years 
2-5 0-1 

Class size 

30-40, maybe less 20-200 

Hours in class 
30-35 per week 15-20 per week 

Hours of study during an average week 
1-5 per week 15-25 per week, and 

possibly more during an 
Number of required pages of technical or 
textbook materials read per academic year 
Maybe 500 plus or minus 500 4,000, plus or minus 1000 

pages 
(15-30 pages per week) (200-300 pages per week) 



^teieiii Services 



Academic 



Experiential Learning Programs 



0119 Hornbake Library 
454-4767 



Deciding on a major, choosing a career, 
helping others, living and learning in another 
part of the U.S., getting practical experience 
before graduation...these are just a few of the 
reasons to select an internship, volunteer 
position, national student exchange, or 
cooperative education placement through the 
Experiential Learning Programs Office. 
Cooperative Education gives you an 
opportunity to integrate full-time paid work 
experience into your academic program. 
Students gain professional-level work experience 
that compliments their major. Internships 
provide academic credit and sometimes provide 
a salary to students working in them. 
Volunteering is an additional way you can gain 
experience in your major field while serving the 
community. You can choose your co-op, 
internship or volunteer position from over 1,300 
business, non-profit or government sites in the 
Washington area. The job experience, 
confidence and the contacts you gain will be 
invaluable after graduation, as you show your 
employer how your classrrom knowledge has 
been put to practice. 



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Citizens Bank & Trust Company of 
Maryland 



0152 Adele H. Stamp Student Union 

454-2827 



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

Monday-Friday 9:00 a.m.-2:00 p.m. 

Friday 4:30 p.m.-7:00 p.m. 

Saturday 9:00 a.m.-Noon 

The outside window will serve you daily until 
7:00 p.m. 



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The Counseling Center 



Shoemaker Building 
454-2937. 



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. Occupational and educational 
information, as well as tape recorded 
conversations with academic department 
chairpersons about majors in their departments, 
are available in the reception lobby. 

Counseling Service: The psychologists at the 
Center provide professional counseling 
(individual and group) to deal with depression, 
anxiety, loneliness or other problems common to 
students. They also offer many special counseling 
workshops on such diverse topics as 
assertiveness, self esteem, human sexuality, 
reducing smoking and stress management. 
Students who need to decide a major or a fu- 
ture career are given an opportunity to 
investigate their interests, abilities and 
aspirations through individual or group ses- 
sions. Telephone 454-2931. 




Disabled Student Service 



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



The fundamental mission of the Disabled 
Student Service Office is to help insure that 
each disabled student has an equal opportunity 
to participate in the total educational 
experience. Among the array of services 
provided are general campus information, 
interpreters for the deaf, readers for the blind, 
administration of classroom exams, counseling, 
access guides to various buildings and facilities 
on campus, and access to special equipment 
such as Braillers, Visual-Tek, TDDs, Talking 
Calculators and Kurzweil Reading Machine. 



Learning Assistance Service 



Room 2201 Shoemaker Building 
454-2935 



Educational specialists provide individual and 
group work for improving academic skills. 
Workshops offered by this unit cover such topics 
as study skills, time management and exam 
anxiety. Training in effective reading and writing 
skills,note taking, listening and exam preparation 
services are offered. Most courses are 
pre-programmed so that you can take them at 
your own pace and fit them into your schedule. 
Even if you don't have learning problems LAS 
can help you improve your skills. Seniors 
planning on graduate or professional school will 
also find these services valuable. 

LAS offers a study skills course for college 
credit: EDCP 108B-Reading and Study Skills. 
See the course schedule for more information. 



Parent Consultation and Child 
Evaluation Service 



454-7203 



Professionals provide consultation, testing 
and counseling for youngsters ages 5-14 and 
families. 



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Returning Students Program; 



454-6050 



This program offers orientation and the 2nd 
Wind Newsletter to prospective and enrolled 
returning students. Program counselors provide 
ongoing consultation, counseling and referrals 
for returning students, plus offering semester 
workshops and a one credit course EDCP 108R 
(Returning Students' Transitions). Telephone: 



Test, Research and Data Processing 
454-3126 



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



Help Center-Crisis Center 



Lehigh Road 

454-HELP 656-9161 

(Community Crisis Center) 



The HELP Center is a free, confidential and 
anonymous peer counseling and crisis 
intervention service. If you are feeling 
emotionally stressed and simply want to talk to 
someone who will listen, the HELP Center can 
help you help yourself. The volunteer staff 
receives intensive training in interpersonal and 
intrapersonal skills. New members are always 
welcome. 

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

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



EmploTiient 

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JOB REFERRAL SERVICE 



Room 3120 Hornbake Building 
454-2490 



The JOB REFERRAL SERVICE, an 
extension of the Office of Student Financial Aid, 
can assist you in locating part-time, temporary, 
and summer employment both on and off 
campus. Any student who is currently registered 
for classes at College Park or University College 
may use the service. Proof of registration is 
required to view the employment books. 
Students need not make an appointment to look 
at the employment books. However, at the 
beginning of the semester when many students 
are in need of jobs, it is necessary to place a time 
limit on viewing the books. Employ ment 
advising by appointment or walk-in to assist 
students in their job search. 



University Book Center 



Stamp Union Basement 
454-6944. 



The University Book Center hires students and 
accepts applications year-round. Those 
interested should fill out an appHcation at the 
Book Center Service Desk after their class 
schedules have been arranged. Among the 
positions are openings in receiving,stocking, 
cashiering and bagging. Flexible work hours can 
be provided. For more information, call the 
Book Center. 



Career Development Center 



Third Floor Hornbake Library 
454-2813 



Job books are available which list vacancy 
announcements for full-time permanent 
openings and part-time professional positions. 
Directories of potential employers for the 
Washington metropolitan area are also available 
at the Career Development Center. Stop by the 
Career Library in room 3112 Hornbake Building 
or call 454-4840 for more information. 

Formore information see: Resources 



Departmental Offices 



There are over 125 departmental offices which 
often hire students to work on their staffs. The 
jobs available most often are clerical, research 
and labor positions. Experience with office 



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equipment and typing are often assets in getting 
one of these openings. Majors are given priority; 
so, it would be best to first look in your 
department. If they don't need help don't be 
discouraged. Drop in on the other departments, 
because someone, somewhere always needs 
good help. 



Department of Dining Services 



South Campus Dining Hall 
454-2904 



Approximately three hundred positions for 
waiters, waitresses, and buspersons in campus 
restaurants, as well as dining hall positions are 
available each semester with the Department of 
Dining Services. Applicants should be registered 
for a minimum of nine credit hours. Starting 
salaries range from $3.35 to $4.75 per hour 
depending on the position. Interested students 
can apply at any dining hall or at the Stamp 
Union provided they know their class schedule 
for the upcoming semester, or they can contact 
the dining hall managers for more information. 



Engineering Jobs Hotline 



1131 Engineering Building 
454-7676 



For a taped, monthly update of part-time and 
summer jobs, both on and off-campus, call the 
Engineering Jobs Hotline at 454-7676. Open- 
ings with UMCP departments, local engineering 
companies, contractors, and consultants can be 
learned of through this service. Once having 
listened to the tape, stop by the Job Referral 
Service at 3120 Hornbake Building to obtain all 
relevant information about the vacancies 
including the names of the companies and 
contact people. Questions may be referred to 
Janet Berman at 454-2421 or by visiting her at 
1131 Engineering Building. 



Faculty 



Have you ever thought of approaching a 
faculty member for job referrals? Faculty 
members can be valuable resources in job 
referrals for two reasons. First, they maintain 
contacts with colleagues in the area who work 
with the government or private business and are 
in the position to hire. Second, their job leads 
often involve positions directly related to 



professional interests. You may be pleasantly 
surprised how interested the faculty are in 
helping students find pre-professional 
employment. 



Library Personnel Office 



2129 McKeldin Library 
454-4097 



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



Orientation Office 



1195 Stamp Union 

454-5752 



The Orientation Office hires staff who 
primarily work during the summer orientation 
program as peer advisors. Applications generally 
become available early in the Fall semester. In 
March, students are employed to help process 
orientation applications. Stop by the 
Orientation Office for details and applications. 



Campus Police 



4302 Knox Road 
454-4909 



Approximately forty to fifty people are hired 
each semester by the Campus Police 
department. Several positions are available for 
student police aides whose duties entail 
patrolling campus buildings, directing traffic at 
special events, library security, and driving. In 
order to apply, he/she must be a registered 
student at The University of Maryland and/or 
University College. Salaries starts at $4.44 per 
hour with an increase after attending a 4 credit 
police aide academy. Working with the Campus 
Police is good experience for criminology or 
criminal justice majors. All interested students, 
however, are invited and encouraged to apply. 
For information, call 454-4909 or 454-4915. 



Physical Plant Building 



003 (second floor Service Building) 
454-6767 



Positions available with the Physical Plant 
department include general maintenance, 
grounds-keeping, and clerical work. Familiarity 
with the campus is essential. Salary is based 
upon a student wage scale and may increase 



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depending on what kind of job the student is 
holding and how many semesters the student has 
held the position. If interested, call Maridella 
Hegarty at 454-6767 or go to Building 003 
(second floor Service Building) to pick up an 
application. 



Campus Recreation Services 



Reckord Armory Lobby 
454-3124 



A variety of positions are available each 
semester at Campus Recreation Services. These 
positions include aerobic dance instructors 
(experience and lots of energy required), 
volleyball officials, and facility monitors. Campus 
Recreation Services is also looking for flexible 
sports officials and certified lifeguards. Training 
is offered. Persons applying must be registered 
University of Maryland students. With the 
exception of sports officials ($4.00/hr) and 
facility monitors ($3.35/hr), salaries are 
negotiable depending on experience. To apply, 
students must report to the Campus Recreation 
Services Office located in the Reckord Armory 
lobby. 



Resident Life Student Employment 
Center 



0117 Cumberland Hall 
454-2711 



The Student Employment Center is a 
placement service which handles all Resident 
Life positions (ie: desk receptionist, 
administrative staff, Resident Assistants, security 
staff, building and grounds maintenance, etc.). 
Job descriptions and appHcations are available 
Monday through Friday, 8:30-4:30, at 
Cumberland Hall. In some cases, the job 
applicant need not be a dorm resident. Salary is 
based upon a student wage scale and may 
increase depending upon the type of position 
held. 

*Wages for Resident Assistants vary. 



Shuttle Bus Building 



013 Greenhouse Road Lot 7 

454-2255 



Shuttle-UM employs about 100 UMCP 
students with about 25 openings each semester. 
Hiring for fall semester takes place at the end of 
spring, and for spring during the last month of 
fall classes. Applications are accepted all year 
long. Shuttle student employees work as drivers, 



dispatchers, maintenance assistance, trainers, 
supervisors, clerical staff, and managers. Each 
employee enters as a driver at $5.25 after 
training. Bus driver training is provided by 
Shuttle trainers. Chance for advancement and 
merit raise are available each semester. For 
information or applications come by the office in 
Lot 7 or call 454- 2255 (xCALL). 



Adele H. Stamp Student Union 



2102 Adele H. Stamp Student Union 
454-4861 



Job opportunities at the Stamp Union include 
office and clerical work, maintenance, sales, 
audio-visual technicians, and building super- 
visors. Students must be registered full-time for 
the upcoming semester. Those interested 
should fill out an application at the Stamp Union 
Information Desk after their class schedules 
have been arranged. Students are also 
encouraged to contact the manager of the 
individual department in which they are 
interested. 



Telefund 



0102 Annapolis Hall 

454-7225 



Telefund has positions available for student 
callers to contact University Alumni and parents. 
A minimum of two nights work per week is 
required from 6:00pm-9:30pm. Wages are based 
on a fixed salary plus bonuses depending on the 
position. Interested students can apply at 0102 
Annapolis Hall or call Allison Rand at 454-7225. 



Entertainment 



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Visit ^jmdvr Acdvltbs, 



Game Rooms 



If you can't find anything to do between 
classes, head down to the basement level of the 
Stamp Union. You'll find pinball machines, 
computer games, billiards and a 10 pin bowling 
lane. And if those games don't interest you, then 
stop into the T.V. room adjacent to the bowling 
lanes, and catch the soaps or challenge a friend 
in backgammon. 



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Record Coop 



0106 Adele H. Statnp Student Union 
454-5855 



The Record Coop, located on the ground floor 
of the Union, offers great music at the lowest 
prices in town. If your taste runs from classical to 
new wave, or anything in between, the Coop has 
what you're looking for. The Record Coop 
offers albums, recorded and blank tapes, video 
tapes, stereo accessories, and other "music" 
related goods: 

Record Coop Hours: 

Sunday Noon-5:00 p.m. 

Monday-Thursday 9:30 a.m.-9:00 p.m. 

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

Saturday 11:00 a.m. -6:00 p.m. 



Ticket Center 



0104 stamp Union 
454-2803 



Tickets for on-campus. University sponsored 
events may be purchased at the Ticket Center 
located on the ground floor. Also available are 
advance sales through Ticket Center and 
registrations for the Art and Leisure 
Mini-Courses. 



Exercise 



PERH Building (North Gym) 



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

Hours available for recreational use of facilities 
vary. Call 454-5454 for current facility hours or 
drop by Armory During recreational hours, 
access is gained by showing picture ID and 
current semester UMCP registration cards. 

Court reservations for racquetball, handball, 
squash and half- court basketball are taken for 



all available recreation hours. Call 454-5624 — 
weekdays between 9: 00 a.m. and 1:00 p.m. Some 
courts arc classified as "first-come, first-served" 
and "challenge courts." At selected times, courts 
are set aside for badminton and volleyball play. 
Call 454-5624 or 454-5454 for details. 



Swimming Pools 



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

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



Illialtliliiiiii:; 



The Health Center is located on Campus Drive 
directly across from Stamp Union. The Health 
Center provides primary care for the treatment 
and prevention of illness and injury. The Health 
Center is open 24 hours a day, seven days a 
week. Hours vary during semester breaks and 
holidays. You can be seen at the Health Center 
by appointment, Monday through Friday, 9:00 
a.m.-5:00 p.m., or at any time on a walk-in basis. 
Any currently registered student who has paid 
the health fee is eligible for care. The health fee 
is included in your university bill and covers 
routine health care for the semester. There are 
additional charges for special services such as 
X-ray, laboratory tests, dental treatment, allergy 
injections, casts, physical therapy, and pharmacy 
suppUes. 

Health Center services include: 

• dental clinic • men's clinic 

• women's clinic • skin care clinic 

• physical therapy • laboratory 

• nutrition counseling • social services 

• sports medicine • pharmacy 

• health education • urgent care 
Mental health services are also available at the 

Health Center. Psychiatrists and a psychiatric 
sports medicine nurse provide confidential 
evaluations, short-term individual 
psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and crisis. 
All information is released only with your written 



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permission or a court ordered subpoena. The 
Health Center does not issue routine absence 
excuses for illness or injury. In cases of 
prolonged absence or a missed exam, with your 
signed permission, the Health Center will verify 
dates of your treatment. 

The Health Center does not routinely provide 
services for students'dependents (spouse, 
children). If your dependent needs medical care, 
the Health Center will provide a referral for 
services in the local area. 

Health insurance is strongly recommended. If 
you do not have health insurance a policy is 
available through the Health Center. The policy 
covers major medical expenses, including a large 
portion of hospital costs. Contact the insurance 
clerk at the Health Center for more information. 

Some important Health Center phone 
numbers: 

Appointments 454-4923 

Allergylmmunization 454-4923 

Dental Clinic 454-4923 

Health Education 454-4922 

Information 454-3444 

Men's Clinic 454-4923 

Mental Health Services 454-4925 

Pharmacy 454-6439 

Women's Health Clinic: 

Women's Health Appointments 454-4923 

Women's Health Information 454-4921 

Health education programs are available on a 
variety of topics: substance use and abuse, CPR, 
contraception, sexually transmitted diseases, 
stress management, sexuaHty and communica- 
tion and more. These programs are available in 
the Health Center, residence halls, Greek houses 
and other campus locations. Call the program 
coordinators and ask for existing workshops or 
suggest new topics. Health educators and 
counselors are available for group/individual 
consultations, interviews and referrals. 



Parking 



Department of Campus Parking 



Parking Garage 2-Building #202 
454-4242 



All students who plan to park a motor vehicle 
on the College Park Campus must register for a 
parking permit with the Department of Campus 
Parking. Exception: Freshmen and Sophomore 



students who have 55 credits or less and who 
reside on campus are prohibited from registering 
for a parking permit. 

Students can obtain a permit by going directly 
to the Campus Parking Office or by registering 
through the mail. The majority of UMCP 
students receive permit registration information 
by mail beginning in July. Try to take advantage 
of this opportunituy, as it will save you time and 
frustration from waiting in long lines. If you do 
not receive a packet, you must go directly to the 
office and present a vaUd student I.D. 

The cost of the permit is adjusted each 
year. However, at the beginning of the fall 
semester, you may place charges for the permit 
directly on your student bill at the time of 
registration. At any other time during the year 
payment must be made by cash or check. 

Parking Tickets 

At the University ticketing begins on the first 
day of classes. If you feel undeserving of a 
ticket, you may appeal it through the Student 
Parking Appeals Office (SPAO), or request a 
Prince George's District Court Trial (PGDC). 
See the back of the ticket for instructions on how 
to schedule a trial. If you appeal to SPAO you 
must go to the SPAO office, second floor 
Mitchell Building and file a form This form 
must be completed and returned to SPAO within 
15 calendar days from the date the ticket was 
issued. 

A student board will review your appeal and 
do one of three things: (1) Void the ticket, (2) 
reduce the fine, or (3) deny the appeal. Towing 
fees may be appealed through the department 
initiating the tow. 



IPdst;:;Ollielii 



UMCP-Building343 



454-3955 



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

A battery of machines in the lobby above the 
University Book Center of the Stamp Union can 
supply you with stamps, post cards, and other 
postal paraphernalia. You can even weigh 



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packages. It's all self-service, so it's open 
whenever the Stamp Union is open. If the 
machines won't suffice, try the Campus Mail 
Facility across from the North gate on Route 
One. PLEASE HAVE PROPER CHANGE 
SINCE THERE IS NO CHANGE MACHINE. 
On-Campus U.S. mailboxes are located at: 

• The Adult Education Center 

• Adele H, Stamp Student Union 

Off-Campus Post Offices include: 

• 4815 Calvert Road College Park, MD., 
699-8845 

• 9591 Baltimore Avenue College Park, MD., 
345-1714 

• Presidential Building 6525 Belcrest Road 
Hyattsville, MD., 699-8858 



Printing and Photo Services 



Maryland Media 



3144 South Campus Dining Hall 
454-4179 



Maryland Media offers typesetting, layout, 
copy camera and printing services to all UMCP 
students and organizations. They use an offset 
printing process and are available for large 
orders as well as small. Maryland Media is open 
Monday through Friday, 9:30a.m.- 4:30p.m. 



Campus Photo Services 



4310 Knox Road 
454-3911 



The Campus Photo Services, one of the best 
kept secrets on campus, is well worth knowing 
about. Located on the far south side of campus, 
the Campus Photo Service is available to 
accommodate every photographic need or 
special request in the book. They offer Kodak 
color processing and printing with a 24 to 48 
hour service for color slides. Polaroid, Kodak 
color and B&W film and darkroom supplies can 
be purchased at discount prices. Film and 
processing is not all they provide. Other services 
include: custom B&W processing and printing, 
color and B&W studio photography, instant 
color passport photos, copy slides and prints, 



color slide duplication, prints, and on-location 
photography. You might want to take advantage 
of their photo mounting and framing to give your 
photo that custom look. 

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

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

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



Registration and Rec^mF^ 



Add-Drop 



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



Office of the Bursar 



Lee Building 
454-4832 



Q: Wlien will I receive a bill? 

A: If you attend one of the orientation sessions 
held before July 15, 1989 you should receive a 
combination bill schedule for Fall 1989 
around July 21, 1989. Those students who 
attend orientation after July 14th will receive 
a bill around August 25, 1989. 

Q: Wlien is payment of the bill due ? 

A: Payment for room, board, tuition and all 
associated fees is due in full by September 5, 



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1989, whether or not youreceive a bill. Checks 
should be made payable to the University of 
Maryland and should include the student's social 
security number on the front of the check. 
Students may pay with Visa and MasterCard at 
the walk-up window at the Bursar's office, first 
floor lobby, Lee Building or with the mail in 
form. 

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

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

Q: Wliat will happen if I don 'tpay the bill by the 
first day of class? 

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

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

A: Severance of housing services means that the 
student will be asked to vacate the room, the 
student's room will be assigned to another 
student and the student will be placed at the 
bottom of the waiting Hst once services are 
restored. For a student on board whose 
services are severed, no meals are served 
until the account is satisfied. 

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

A: Students who register and later decide not to 
attend the University must cancel their 
registration in writing with the Registrations 
office, prior to the first day of class to incur 



no financial obligation to the University. 
Failure to officially cancel your registration 
will result in being assessed charges even 
though you do not attend class. In addition, 
students on room and board should check 
each one of these separate contracts for the 
correct cancellation deadlines and 
procedures. Failure to cancel each one of 
these separate obligations (Registration, 
Dining Services, and Resident Life) will 
result in charges. Unfortunately, students 
tend to assume withdrawal from Registration 
cancels all obligations. That is not correct. 

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

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

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

A: No credit balance is automatically refunded. 
That is, a student must file a request in 
writing to obtain a refund. This is done by 
addressing a letter to the Refund Unit, Office 
of the Bursar, or by completing a refund 
request form at the Student Accounts 
Counter, 1103 Lee Building or the 
Withdrawal Office, 1st Floor, Mitchell 
Building. It takes approximately two to three 
weeks, from the time a credit balance 
appears on the account and a refund request 
is received, until a check is mailed from the 
State Treasurer's Office in Annapolis. 

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

A: University scholarships and grants will be 
credited directly to your account as long as 
you early-register for at least 12 credits. A 
check for any balance remaining will be 
available from the Office of the Bursar. Two 
important items should be noted regarding 
financial aid: 
1) In order to receive financial aid, the award 
letter indicating acceptance of the offered 



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aid must be received by the office of Student 
Financial Aid. 
2) Students on scholarships and grants are ex- 
pected to maintain a semester credit load of 
12 credits. In the event a student drops 
below this level, the scholarship or grant is 
automatically cancelled leading to an 
indebtedness to the University. Any student 
considering dropping credits should contact 
their financial aid counselor before taking 
such action. 

Q: WJiat do I need to do to pick up my Financial 

Aid Check? 
A: All financial aid checks, including Stafford 
student loan, Perkins Loan grant and 
scholarships checks, are disbursed by 
appointment only. The Office of the Bursar 
will notify you by mail when there is a check 
available for you. Appoint ments must be 
made by telephoning 454-4429. 
Further infonnation regarding hilling 
infonnationjee schedules, disbursement of 
financial aid, etc.,can be found in: 
*THE 1989-90 UNDERGRADUATE CATALOG 
*THE FALL 1989 SCHEDULE OF CLASSES or 
*BY CALLING THE STUDENT ACCOUNTS 
OFFICE at (301) 454-4832. 

Cancellation of Registration 

If you should decide not to attend classes for 
the coming semester, you must cancel your 
registration. In order to receive a full refund of 
tuition and fees, your registration must be 
cancelled by the first day of classes. Your 
cancellation request must be received in writing 
by: 

Office of Registration and Records 
1130 Mitchell Building 
University of Maryland 
College Park, Maryland 20742 

Changing Your Address 

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

Office of the Bursar: Address Unit 
Room 1121 or 1103 
Lee Building 

Monday-Friday 8:30 a.m. -4:15 p.m. 

Wednesdays unitl7:00 p.m. 



Registrations Counter 
1st Floor Lobby, 
Mitchell Building 
Monday-Friday 



.8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 



Dean's Offices 
Monday-Friday. 



.8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 



Early Registration 

In the middle of each fall and spring term, 
currently registered students are invited to 
register, by appointment, for the next semester. 
You will receive an invitation letter which 
indicates your appointment date and time, 
location where you pick up you registration 
materials, and when the First Edition of the 
Schedule of Classes will be delivered on campus. 
Some colleges and departments require ad- 
vising prior to early registration. This will be 
indicated in your appointment letter. (Advising 
is suggested for all students.) If you do not 
receive a registration invitation, contact your 
college office or the Registrations Office, 
454-5559, for information. 

Identification System 

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

Photo Identification Cards 
Students are issued photo ID cards when they 
enroll at the Univer sity and continue to use that 
card during their entire enrollment. Replace- 
ment cost is $7, though the first card is free. 
Registration Card 
Also issued at the beginning of each semester 
is a registration card. Students registering early 
will receive their card attached to their 
combination class schedule and bill. Students 
registering later will be issued one after 
presenting proof of bill payment. The 
replacement cost is $1. 



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Dining Hall ID Card 

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

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

Registration Procedures 

Every semester students will register early for 
their courses for the upcoming semester in the 
Registration Center, 1130 Mitchell Building. If 
you follow the following step by step instructions, 
registering for classes should be simple. 

1) A letter stating your registration date and 
time will be sent to you around mid-semester. 
Do not loose this letter. 

2) Make an advising appointment with your 
advisor at least one week prior to your 
registration date. A list of advising locations 
and telephone numbers can be found in the 
Schedule of Classes. 

3) The day before you register check the closed 
course list at Mitchell and make any changes 
in your schedule that are necessary. 

4) On the day of registration, re-check the 
closed course section list. 

5) Arrive 10 minutes early for your registration 
appointment. If you are late, you will loose 
your advising appointment and will have to 
reschedule for the next available date. Call 
454-7950 if you have problems registering on 
the date assigned. 

6) Make sure you have your registration letter 
and the completed schedule request form 
before going in to register. 

7) Have at least two alternative courses listed on 
your schedule request form in case your 
original choices are closed. 

8) Make sure you have taken all prerequisites 
for your courses. 

9) Make sure you have a signature and 
department stamp for all Permission to 
Oversubscribe courses. 

10) Be sure to save all materials. When you 
leave, you should have a yellow copy of your 
schedule request form and, if necessary, a 



waitlist form. DO NOT LOOSE THESE 
FORMS. 

11) If you have a problem with your schedule, 
call 454-7950 and make another appointment 
or wait for walk-in registration. 

12) Be sure to check the date indicated on your 
waitlist check- in form. It is imperative that 
you check-in everyday or you will loose your 
place on the waitlist. Follow the procedures 
listed on both sides of the waitlist check-in 
form. 

Transcripts 

Office of Records and Registrations 
Main Desk First Floor Mitchell Building 
454-5559 
Official transcripts can be requested at the 
Information Desk of the Office of Records and 
Registrations for a $2 fee. Any outstanding bills, 
such as parking tickets or libraray fines, must be 
paid to get your transcript. Allow three to five 
days for your transcript to be mailed out. 
Unofficial transcripts can be obtained for 
advisement purposes from your college office. 

Withdrawal from the University 

If you are a registered student and decide not 
to attend classes for the coming semester, and it 
is after the first day of classes, you must 
withdraw from the University. Withdrawal forms 
may be obtained from the Office of Records and 
Registrations, Room 1101 Mitchell Building. 
The forms must then be returned by mail or in 
person. The withdrawal becomes effective on the 
date the form is filed with the Office of Records 
and Registrations. This date will effect the 
amount of money refunded to you. Further infor- 
mation concerning the amount of your refund is 
in the Schedule of Classes or can be obtained by 
calling the Records Office at 454-3031. 
Additionally, if you are on a meal plan, you must 
cancel your board contract in writing at the 
Dining Services Business Office, 0144 South 
Campus Dining Hall. If you are living in a 
residence hall, you must cancel your housing at 
the Assignments Office of Resident Life in 
Annapolis Hall. 



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liJiiioui Services/Centers 

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Several religious centers are available to the 
campus community which offer diverse 
programs to meet the varied needs of students, 
faculty and staff. Most centers provide 
educational, social and recreational 
opportunities in a relaxed and welcome setting. 

The following centers are available: 

• Jewish Student Center/B'nai B'rith 
Hillel-Federation 

Rabbi Robert Saks, Chaplain 

7612 Mowatt Lane College Park, MD 20740 

422-6200 

• CathoHc Student Center 

The Rev. Thomas Kalita, Chaplain 

4141 Guiford Road College Park, MD 20742 

• Lutheren Student Center 

The Rev. Elizabeth Platz, Chaplain 
Hope Church, Knox & Guilford Road 
(opposite Lot 1) College Park, MD 20740 
454-3317 

• Mormon Student Center 

Dr. Neil Petty, Director 

7601 Mowatt Lane College Park, MD 20740 

422-7570 

• Memorial Chapel 

Sharon Fries, Executive Secretary 
Regent & Chapel Drive 454-5143 

Chaplains & Services 

• Baptist 

Gerald Buckner, Chaplain 
Debi Smith, Associate Chaplain Room 1101, 
Memorial Chapel 454-4604 Meetings: 
Tuesday Bible Study; Thursday 6:30 p.m.. 
Chapel Lounge 

• Black Ministries Program 



Louis Shockley, Jr., Chaplain Room 2120, 
Memorial Chapel 454-5748 
Services/activities throughout semester-call 
for schedule 

• Christian Science Room 

1112 Memorial Chapel 422-3187 Meets on 
Monday 4:00-5:00 p.m., Chapel Lounge 

• Church of Christ 

Gradens Stevens, Chaplain 

Room 2112, Memorial Chapel 454-5135 

Meets on Tuesday 7:00 p.m.. Chapel Lounge 

• Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints 
(Mormon) Institute of Rehgion 

Neil Petty, Director 

7601 Mowatt Lane College Park, MD 20740 

422-7570; Call for location and time of 

services 

• Episcopal 

Peter Peters, Chaplain 
Room 2116, Memorial Chapel 454-2347 
Holy Eucharist - Sunday 10:00 a.m.. West 
Chapel; Canterbury Club- Tuesday 7:00 
p.m.; Peer Ministry- Thursday 7:00 p.m. 

• Jewish 

Rabbi Robert Saks, Chaplain 

Jewish Student Center 

7612 Mowatt Lane College Park, MD 20740 

422-6200 Worship, Saturday 9:30 a.m. 

Orthodox Service, Friday 6:00 p.m. 

Conservative Service, Friday 6:00 p.m. 

• Lutheran 

Elizabeth Platz, Chaplain 
Room 2103, Memorial Chapel 454-3317 
Holy Communion - Wednesday noon, West 
Chapel; Holy Communion - Sunday 10:00 
a.m., Hope Church 

• Roman Catholic 

Thomas Kalita, Chaplciin 

Rita Ricker, Associate 

4141 Guilford Road (opposit Lot lA) 

864-6223 

At the Center: 

Mass - Saturday 6:00 p.m.; Mass - Sunday 

10:00 a.m. 

At the Chapel: 

Mass - Monday -Friday noon, West Chapel 

Mass - Sunday 11:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m., 

West Chapel 

Confessions - Monday- Friday 11:15 a.m., 

Blessed Sacrament Chapel 

Note: On Holy Days, Mass is celebrated in 

the Main Chapel at 11:00 a.m., noon and 

5:00 p.m. 



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• United Campus Ministry (Supported by the 
Disciples of Christ, United Presbyterian 
Church, United Church of Christ and United 
Methodist Church) 
Rob Burdette, Chaplain 
Ki Yul Chung, Chaplain 
2101, Memorial Chapel 454-2348 
Interdenominational Service - Wednesday 
8:30 p.m., West Chapel; 
Korean Language Service - Thursday 6:00 
p.m., Blessed Sacrament Chapel 



S.H.O.W. 



Students Helping Orienting and 
Welcoming 



Upperclass students are waiting to meet you 
jmd show you around campus. Through the 
S.H.O.W. program you will be assigned a student 
who "knows the ropes" at UMCP and can help 
you locate classes, buy textbook, or figure out 
how to drop and add a class. He/she will keep in 
touch with you throughout the first semester, 
show you "what's happening" on and around 
campus and help you feel comfortable when you 
are here. Sign up for S.H.O.W. during 
orientation, or call the Orientation Office, 
454-5752, or Commuter Affairs, 454-5274, for 
more information. 



Student Uhloh 



Union Shop 



0118 Stamp Union 
454-5928 



The Union Shop, located in the front hallway 
on the ground level, offers a variety of snacks, 
newspapers, magazines, candy and cigarettes. 
The Flower Shop, located within the Union 
Shop, can provide flowers for any special 
occasion. 



University Book Center 



Lower Level Stamp Student Union 
454-6944 



The University Book Center, official book 
store for UMCP, is conveniently located in the 
center of campus, on the lower level of the Adele 



H. Stamp Student Union. Your campus needs 
can be met from a wide selection of convenience 
foods, health and beauty items.. .to the largest 
selection of textbooks, general and technical 
reference books, novels, language and literature 
books and magazines. You will also find an 
extensive selection of UM imprinted clothing, 
gifts and accessories. We feature Champion and 
Gear sportswear. 

Our regular hours are: 

Monday-Friday 8:30am-7:00pm 

Saturday 9:00am-5:00pm 

Sunday Noon-5:00pm 



TRANSPORTATFON & SAFETY 



A.R.T.S. 



(Automated Routing Transportation Service) 

Information Desk 

Stamp Student Union 

454-2801 



No more hassle trying to find the best route 
from place to place by pubUc transportation. A 
computerized information system known as 
ARTS provides point-to-point travel information 
instantly. Supply the point of origin and your 
desired destination and ARTS will give you up to 
four travel options including walking distance, 
fare and travel information. 



Campus Escort Service 



454-JUST 



Walking around campus after dark isn't exactly 
the safest thing to do, so why do it? Call 
454-JUST for a personal escort to the place of 
your choice (as long as it's on campus or in the 
surrounding area). Escorts can be found at two 
locations: Lobby of McKeldin Library and 
Basement of Hornbake Library. Hours are 
Sunday-Thursday, 7:00 p.m.-2:00 a.m. 



Carpooling to UMCP 



Office of Commuter Affairs 

1195 Adele H. Stamp Student Union 

454-3645 



The Office of Commuter Affairs coordinates 
several carpool programs for students. An 
Individual Match-Up system provides you with a 
list of other interested carpoolers who live in 
your area. Regional Carpools offer maximum 



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flexibility and can dramatically reduce your 
driving responsibility. An added bonus to any 
group of three or more students who carpool is 
the PRIORITY PARKIN(J program, which 
offers choice parking spaces all over campus. 
Registration for this program begins the first day 
of Fall/Spring classes in the Office of Commuter 
Affairs. 



Snow Days 



Declared Emergency Conditions 

In the event of a declared emergency (severe 
weather, civil disorder, etc.) one of the following 



announcements will be broadcast over area radio 
and TV stations. 

Code Green-All classes will start on time. 
Code Yeilow--The campus is opening two hours 

late. All classes scheduled to start prior to 

10:00 a.m. are cancelled. 
Code Orange--All classes are cancelled. The 

campus will be open on a limited basis. An 

emergency parking ban is in effect. 
Code Red--The campus is closed. All classes are 

cancelled. An emergency parking ban is in 

effect. 



U.M. JARGON 






CRS 


Campus Recreation Service 
(rhymes with rooms) Cumulative 




A 


"cume" 






grade point average 


AFROTC 


Air Force Reserve Officer Training 
Corps 










D 


AGRI 


College of Agriculture 






AHDP 


Adults, Health, and Development 


Dairy 


Ice cream place run by the 




Program 




University on Route 1 


All-Niter 


1) Extreme illustration of cramming 


DBK 


The Diamondback, a daily campus 




by staying up all night. 




newspaper 




2) An extravaganza held in the 


DAC 


Denton Area Council 




Stamp Union every September. 


Dormer 


One who lives in a dormitory 




Events include games, movies, 


Dessert 


Mixer held by fraternities and 




concerts and sales. 




sororities 


ARCH 


College of Architecture 


Drop/Add 


To make an adjustment in your 


ARHU 


College of Arts and Humanities 




class schedule 




B 




E 


BMGT 


College of Business and 


EAC 


Ellicott Area Council 




Management 


ECO 


Environmental Conservation 


BFA 


Business and Public Administration 




Organization. A campus recycling 


BSOS 


College of Behavioral and Social 




and environmental awareness group 




Sciences 


EDUC 


College of Education 


BSU 


1) Black Student Union 

2) Baptist Student Union 


ENGR 


College of Engineering 






F 




c 






Frat 


A fraternity 






CAC 


Cambridge Area Council 


Frosh 


A freshman 


n IS 


College of Library and Information 














Services 




G 



CMPS College of Computers, 

Mathematics, and Physical Sciences 
Complexes High rise dorms by University Blvd. 
Cram To put maximum effort into 

studying (usually last minute) 



G.A. A graduate assistant 

Glass Onion A student run group sponsored by 

Concerts the Stamp Union Programming 

office that promotes and produces 
concerts in the Stamp Union 



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G.P.A. Grade point average 

Graham A block of Greek houses between 
cracker College Ave. and Knox Rd. 
Greek A member of a social fraternity or 

sorority 
GUR General University Requirements 



H 



IFC The Intrafraternity Council which 

coordinates men's social fraternity 
activities 



JOUR College of Journalism 

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



LISC 



College of Life Sciences 



M 



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. 

Mixer A social gathering of students 

usually sponsored by an 
organization 



N 



NGR No grade reported 

Nyumburu 1. the Black student cultural center 
2. Freedom house (Swahili) 



o 



OMSE Office of Minority Student 

Education 



"on line" One of several aspects of 

Pan-Hellenic Council pledging that 
entails walking in a line across 
campus with one's fellow pledgees. 



HAG 


Hill Area Counsel 


PACE 


HUEC 


College of Human Ecology 




The Hill 


The area in the center of the 






campus including those residence 


PERH 




halls 




Hourly 


An examination 


PHC 


HRO 


Human Relations Office 






I 


PUAF 






Pledge 



R.A. 
R.D. 
R.H.A. 
The Route 
Tlie Row 

Rush 



SEE 

SGA 

Smoker 



Stacks 



Stepping 



People Active in Community 
Effort" a student organization that 
coordinates community involvement 
College of Physical Education, 
Recreation and Health 
Pan Hellenic Council; governing 
body for predominantly Black 
fraternities and sororities 
School of Public Affairs 
(n)A person in the process of 
receiving training before becoming 
installed as an active member in a 
fraternity or sorority 
(v) to join a fraternity or sorority 



R 



Resident assistant in a dormitory 
Resident director of a dormitory 
The residence halls association 
Route 1 

The fourteen Greek houses in a 
horseshoe shape facing Route 1 
A period of time (usually at the 
beginning of each semester) when 
fraternities and sororities recruit 
new members. 



Student Entertainment Enterprises 
The Student Government 
Association 

The time when Pan-Hellenic 
Council fraternities/sororities 
recruit new members. 
Cubicles and shelves of books in the 
library 

A form of dance practised by Pan- 
Hellenic Council organizations as 
an expression of their African 
heritage. 



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T.A. Teaching assistant; a grad student 

with teaching responsibilities 

Terabac Restaurant in the Cambridge 

complex featuring entertainment 

Terps The nickname of the athletic teams 

Testudo The school mascot whose statue is 
in front of the McKeldin library 



u 



UCA 


University Commuters Association 


u(;l 


Undergraduate Library or 




Hornbake Library 


UMAB 


University of Maryland at Baltimore 


UMBC 


University of Maryland Baltimore 




County 


UMCP 


University of Maryland Collge Park 


UMES 


University of Maryland Eastern 




Shore 


UMUC 


University of Maryland University 




College 


USP 


University Studies Program 




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Living 



Living in and around the UMCP 
campus is exciting. Whether you 
need information about 
off-campus housing, commuting, 
residence halls or even dining 
services... you can find it in 
''Living. " The chapter is 
organized into "Off-Campus 
Living," "On-Campus Living" and 
"Dining Service" information. 
Each sub-heading contains 
information in alphabetical order. 



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Commuter Affairs 



1195 Stamp Union 
454-3645 or 454-5274 



Whether living with your parents or commuting 
from your own apartment, the Office of 
Commuter Affairs (OCA) sponsors valuable 
services for you. Check with us if you need 
assistance with: Off-Campus Housing 
Information, Commuter Information, 
Transportation or Parking Information. 

• Off-Campus Housing: 

OCA maintains up-to-date computerized 
listings of furnished and unfurnished rooms, 
apartments, and houses (both vacant and to 
share) which are for rent in the area; they are 
organized by cost, type of housing and distance 
from campus. Personalized printouts tailored to 
your individual needs can be requested to 
simplify your housing search, ^eer advisors are 
available from 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m., 
Monday-Friday to provide assistance. Area 
maps, apartment directories, a landlord 
complaint recommendation file, model leases, 
and information on tenant landlord rights and 
responsibilities are also available in the office to 
aid in your housing search. 

• Transportation: 

Students who are interested in carpool options 
can gain access to the individual matchup 
program, student-sponsored regional carpool 
programs, and priority parking through 
contacting the OCA. The office has schedules 
for Shuttle-UM (the UM transit system for 
students), as well as for Metrobus and Metrorail 
services. For an overview of transportation 
available to students pick up a copy of our 
brochure, "Transportation Alternatives." 

• SettHng In: 



UMaps were developed by OCA as a special 
type of guide to campus. They can help you learn 
about opportunities on campus which best fit 
your particular interests. OCA also has a 
number of brochures which can help you 



discover the best places on campus to eat or 
hang out. If you are looking for a way to get 
involved on campus, OCA can tell you about the 
student organization for commuters, University 
Commuter's Association. As a commuter, you 
are already a member, and your input and 
energy is always appreciated. Please stop by or 
give us a call to take advantage of the services 
designed for you. 




• Carpooling 

Parking on campus can be challenging, but 
manageable with a little planning. If you are 
going to be driving to campus and are not in a 
carpool, try to arrive in your assigned lot at least 
twenty minutes before class. If you can't park in 
your assigned lot because it's full, don't panic. 
Lot 4 serves as an overflow lot throughout the 
semester. If finding a parking space is getting 
you down, consider carpooling. If you and at 
least two other students form a carpool, you are 
eligible to register with the Office of Commuter 
Affairs for a priority parking spot in a centrally 
located located faculty lot. Sign-up begins the 
first day of the Fall and Spring semesters. In 
addition, don't forget Shuttle-UM, the 
University transit system. You are delivered and 
picked up in front of the Stamp Union. There is 
no better way to avoid parking hassles 
completely. Shuttle-UM also serves many area 
apartments, shopping centers and connects with 
the Metro. For further information, call: 
Carpool information at 454- 3645 or Shuttle-UM 
454-2255. 

• Parking 

For Infonnalion about campus parking, see You 
and the University: Parking. 



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Oa-Campas Living 



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Department of Resident Life 



Annapolis Hall 
454-2711 



Living on campus provides an opportunity to 
live with other students. Through constant 
interaction with others, late night talks with 
floormates and roomates, participation in floor, 
community and social activities, many students 
have their most enjoyable and rewarding 
experiences while living on campus. 
A NEW WAY OF LIFE: 
LIVING ON CAMPUS 
What to Bring: 

• Fan • Posters 

• Bucket for shower items • Bookends 

• Desk lamp • Radio 

• Typewriter • Scissors 

• Stapler • Pencil sharpener 

• Pencil/pen holder • Bed spread 

• Twin sheets (neutral colors) 

• Some winter clothes • Curtain 

• Extension cords • Plug extenders 

• Memo board 

• Stationary, envelopes, stamps 

• And anything you need to make your room 
comfortable 

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

How to get along with your new roomate: 

• Talk to one another 

• Go to your RA about problems 

• Go in with an open mind 

• Talk about expectations 

• Compromise about room duties 

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

• Above all, respect the rights of one another 

• Don't forget a vital resource. ..your RA 

Types of Living Arrangements On-Campus 

Residence Halls 

A range of physical settings is available in the 
University residence halls. 

High-rise residence halls dominate the north 
side of the campus. The "complexes" or 
groupings of high-rise halls around a central 
dining facility are near most athletic arenas and 
other recreational resources of the campus. As 
many as 550 students live in a high-rise hall. 



Older Georgian/Colonial-Style residence halls 
are located on the south side of campus. These 
"Hill Area" halls in the North Hill and South Hill 
clusters of residence halls are close to most 
libraries and the academic core of the campus. 
These halls are smaller, not more than three or 
four stories high and house as from 35 to 260 
students. 

In these traditional "dormitory-style" residence 
halls, there are bed/study rooms for two students 
(as well as singles for upperclass students and 
triples or quads). Each floor also has limited 
lounge and meeting space for small groups of 
residents and friends. Room sizes and features 
vary considerably with the age and physical 
layout of each hall. 

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

Within many of the older residence halls on 
South Hill, renovations have been completed. 
Apartments with kitchens or kitchenless suites 
for four to eight students, in the place of double 
bedrooms and communal baths, are common in 
these buildings. Freshmen and new transfer 
students should not expect to initially be 
assigned to these apartments or suites. 

Apartment units for four to six students are 
located in Leonardtown, found across Route 1 
from the main part of campus. Apartments are 
reserved for upper-class students; freshman and 
new transfer students are not assigned here. 
Apartments include fully equipped kitchens, 
private baths, all furnishings and carpeting. 

People to Know 

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

Your Resident Director or R.D. is a 
professional staff member who manages your 
building , yet is available to help with the 
management of particular student concerns. 

Housing Rules/Guidelines 

Roommate Assignments 

New students are assigned randomly, so there 
is no way for you to choose where or with whom 



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you will be assigned. However, efforts are made 
to satisfy students' preferences in the following 
areas: 

Co-educational or single-sex hall 
In the co-educational halls, men and women 
are assigned on separate floors or wings of the 
same building. More than 40 per cent of campus 
residents live in co-educational halls. 

Limited or unlimited visitation privileges 

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

Smoker preferred as a roommate 

If do not mind rooming with someone who is a 
smoker, than indicate that on your application 
for housing. 

Room changes 

Sometimes, the two students assigned together 
in a room are not able to work out a cooperative 
roommate relationship. The R.A. on the floor 
can be called on to help work out differences. 
Sometimess it is necessary to help students 
pursue a room change. You and your roommate 
will find that some expectations or rules must 
exist in residence halls as they must in any 
community of people. 

Because the residence halls are on campus to 
support your academic purpose for being here, 
most rules exist to guide and support learning 
and respect for others while encouraging 
positive interaction between students. Generally 
speaking, these standards rest on one simple 
notion, that each resident give the same courtesies, 
respect and consideration to others that you expect 
for yourself. In the community of students living 
in a University residence hall, special emphasis is 
placed on each student being able to study and 
sleep. 

While you are a student at the University, you 
must abide by expectations stated in the Code of 
Student Conduct (located in the kNow Chapter 
of this handbook). As a resident on the campus, 
you must abide by expectations stated in the 
Residence Halls Agreement and other residence 
halls documents. For further information about 



these and other rules, please contact the Office 
of Resident Life. 



Greek Housing 



Office of Campus Activities 

1191 Stamp Union 

454-5605 



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

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

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

For more information, see Activities: Things to 
Join/Greeks. 



Dining Services 



Meal Plan Information 

Catering Services 

Employment Information. 



.454-2906 
.454-3539 
.454-2908 



Dining Services offers several meal plans and a 
variety of services to meet the tastes and 
schedules of the entire campus community. 
Dining rooms, restaurants and eateries are 
conveniently located in all areas of campus and ' 
are open hours that fit anyone's dining schedule. 

The Point Plan 

Any student may select the Point Plan; 
however, students entering the resident halls 
must select one of the plans. The point system 
works with a set amount of money deposited into 
an account as points. Each point is equal to a 
penny. A magnetic card is issued and each time 
a food purchase is made the card is presented to 
the cashier instead of cash. The amount of the 
purchase is deducted from the account and the 



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remaining balance is displayed on the register or 
on a receipt. 

There are three options to the point plan: 
Dining Room Plan: A weekly alottment of points 
are distributed to the students throughout the 
semester. This plan is only good at certain 
campus locations including: Cambridge West, 
Ellicott Diner, Denton and South Campus 
Dining Rooms and North Woods Catering. 
Campus Plan: A lump sum alottment of points is 
given at the beginning of the semester and 
divided into two meal card accounts, the 
Resident Card and the Red Express Card. 
Budgeted Plan: A weekly sum of points is alotted 
on the Resident Card, and a lump sum of points 
is alotted at the start of the semester on the Red 
Express card. All points must be used by the 
end of the semester or they are forfeited. The 
two meal cards may be used in the following 
locations: 

Resident Card: accepted at four resident dining 
rooms including Cambridge West, Ellicott 
Diner, Denton, South Campus and North Woods 
Catering. 

Red Express Card: accepted at the four 
resident dining rooms plus the Stamp Student 
Union Eateries, What's Your Beef Restaurant, 
Ellicott Snack & Shop, and the Leonardtown 
Store. 



EATERIES at THE ADELE H. STAMP 
STUDENT UNION 



What's Your Beef: Step back to the nostalgic 
golden '30's surrounded by classic movie posters, 
ceiUng fans and hanging plants at this full- 
service restaurant. Lunch highlights include 
salads, sandwiches, and hot entrees. At dinner, 
feast on appetizers, a salad bar, USDA Choice 
flame-broiled steaks, chicken, ribs and seafood. 
Major credit cards, D.S. Cash and Red Express 
cards are accepted. 



The Pizza Shop: Fresh-dough pizza, whole or by 

the slice. 

This and That: Philadelphia steak and cheese 

subs, hot dogs, fresh cut french fries, popcorn, 

nachos and more! 

Dory's Sweets and Treats: Award winning UM 

Dairy ice cream served as cones, sundaes, floats 

and old-fashioned milk shakes. 

The Bakery Shop: Fresh home baked doughnuts, 

pastries, breads, and cakes. With two days' 

notice, any type of custom-decorated cake or 

pastry is available. 

Maryland Deli and Sandwich: Factory Deli subs 

and sandwiches, deli salads, cold sodas, meats, 

cheeses and party platters. 



Dairy Salesroom 



Turner Laboratory Rt.l 
454-4521 



Our own U. of Md. ice cream made in Turner 
Lab. Twenty-four delicious flavors for cones, 
sundaes, shakes, etc. For lunch, enjoy a taco 
salad, Bar-B-Que, meatball sub, soups, cold 
sandwiches, and salads. Open 8:00 AM thru 
5:00 PM, Monday thru Friday. 



Jewish Student Center Dining Hall 



Jewish Student Center 

7612 Mowatt Lane P.O. Box 187 

College Park, MD 20740 

422-6200 



This is a University-accepted board plan, in 
fulfillment of University dorm requirements. 
There are numerous, reasonably priced, all 
kosher board plans from which to choose. On 
special occassions, Wednesday evenings. 
Sabbaths and Jewish holidays, and in 
conjunction with participation in other Hillel 
activities, non-members of the hall are welcome 
to make reservations to eat. For reservations 
and information please call 422-6200. 





Activities 

"All work and no play makes Jack 
a dull hoy," some wise person 
once said... and we could not 
agree more. UMCP has more 
activities than days of the year! 
Page through the Activities 
chapter for "Things to see or do 
off -campus" or "Things to see or 
do on-campus." Then some 
"Things to do or join." You are 
bound to find interesting 
activities in each section to 
entertain you. All activities are 
organized alphabetically under 
the three subsections. 



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Annapolis 



Vie capitol city of Maryland is beautiful, 
historic Annapolis. Located on the water, less 
than one-hour from campus, the downtown docks 
are a perfect setting for a sunny afternoon 
shopping spree, sightseeing or for a moonlit walk 
along the water. WJiile there, visit the State House, 
the Maritime Museum, the Naval Academy, a 
variety of historic inns or take a sailing lesson. 
For easy access, take the Beltway South (toward 
Richmond) to exit 19 (Route 50 East/John 
Hanson Highway) and follow the signs to the 
"historic downtown" exit. For more infomiation, 
contact the Annapolis Office of tourism. 



Baltimore 



Inner Harbor 

One of the great ports of the world, Baltimore 
has undergone a recent and remarkable 
renaissance. Baltimore's inner harbornow glistens 
with new office towers, quaint shops, and ethnic 
restaurants representing its many colorful 
neighborhoods. James Rouse Harbor Place Mall 
and the new National Aquarium anchor the Inner 
Harbor and have transformed it into a cultural 
magnet that each year attracts thousands of 
tourists. 

Baltimore Orioles 

Also located downtown is the historical 
Memorial Stadium where you can see the famous 
Baltimore Orioles. For ticket infomiation and 
game schedule contact: TJie Ticket Office in the 
Stamp Union Basement Phone : 454-2803. 

Preakness Stakes 

One of the three triple crown races in horse 
racing the Preakness Stakes, is held each spring in 
Baltimore. For more infomiation contact the 
Baltimore Office of Promotion and Tourism at 
(301) 837-4636. 



Washington, D,C. 



General 

Downtown Washington D.C. boasts many of 
the nation's most famous historical buildings, 
monuments and documents. Some of these 



include: the Lincoln Memorial, the Washington 
Monument, the Vietnam Memorial, Arlington 
National Cemetary (across the Potomac River in 
Arlington, Virginia), the Capitol Building the 
Whitehouse, and several great museums including 
the Smithsonian, Museum of Science and 
Industry, National Gallery of Art, the Library of 
Congress and much more!!! Because the 
University campus is located only nine miles from 
downtown, Washington is easily accessible. TJie 
easiest mode of transportation to and from 
downtown is the Metrorail system. The following 
is a description of how to use the "metro" to get to 
various downtown locations. 

Transportation 

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

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

Entering the Metrorail station may make you 
feel as if you have slipped ahead into the Twilight 
Zone. Vie Metro stations are all ultramodern and 
very automated. At the entrance of every metro 
station is a placard that details the Metro farecard 
systems. It is a three-step process to obtain a Metro 
farecard. First, find a farecard machine and 
insert a one dollar bill into the machine (wrinkled 
dollars don't work well). Next, select the farecard 
value you need (it will automatically show the 
amount you inserted). Lastly, push the button on 
the right and remove your farecard. Use your 
farecard to enter the Metro system by inserting it 



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into the gate with the green light and white arrow. 
Upon exiting the Metro system, insert the card 
again. It will be returned to you if there is money 
left on it. 

Smithsonian 

Once on the Metro system at Brookland, you 
will need to travel on the Red line until you arrive 
at Metro Center. You will then get off at Metro 
Center and transfer to the Orange Line going 
towards New Carrollton or on the Blue Line 
toward National Airport. Once having transferred 
lines, disembark at the Smithsonian exit, and you 
will fmd yourself in the middle of all the museums, 
the Wliite House, Washington Monument, and the 
Capitol. 

First priority should be a perusal of some of the 
museums that interest you. Vie Smithsonian 
Institute is not one building but a series of over ten 
different museums. A place to start might be the 
Air and Space Museum, which contains incredible 
displays of aviation and space history, as well as a 
planetarium, and two films "To Fly" and the 
"Living Planet" which are spectacular scenic 
voyages around our globe on a five story high 
screen. TJiese two films are an absolute must for 
Washington explorers. 

Another Smithsonian must is the East Wing in 
the National Gallery of Art. Construction was 
completed on this architectural wonder in 1978. A 
walk around the building with its moving 
sidewalk, indoor waterfall, and perhaps a bite to 
eat in their excellent cafeteria will highlight any trip 
to the Smithsonian. No matter what part of the 
Smithsonian you visit, a fun and enjoyable day is 
yours. So, don't miss out on the opportunity to 
explore! 

Restaurants 

Washington is famous for both its fantastic 
restaurants and its wide variety of nightspots. 
Perhaps the greatest concentration of excellent 
restaurants, bars, and shops is in Georgetown. TJie 
heart of Georgetown is located on Wisconsin and 
M Streets downtown. Georgetown is largely a 
walking experience, with thousands of people on a 
sunny afternoon or on a clear Friday night 
wandering from place to place. Unlike the rest of 
Washington, it is easiest to drive into Georgetown 
and park as near as possible to the comer of 
Wisconsin and M Streets. 

There are many other areas that offer quality 
establishments that serve a variety of food and 



refreshments. Connecticut Avenue north and south 
ofDupont Circle (a Metro Rail station) is famous 
for its sandwich shops, movie theaters and 
restaurants. Another excellent area is on 
Pennsylvania Avenue north of the Capitol-south 
Metro stop. Tliis area, fondly called "Capitol 
Hill", has many ethnic restaurants where the 
executive crowd from Washington hang out. 



Wljhings to See and Do: On 

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All-Niter 



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



Art Galleries 



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

The Parents Assocation Gallery 

454-4987 

Tlie Parents Assocation Gallery, located off the 
main lobby of the Stamp Union, exhibits local, 
national and international art. Exhibitions with 
open-house receptions occur monthly. An annual 
undergraduate painting competition (open to all 
University of Maryland students) boasts a $500 
purchase prize. Vie annual Alumni Show is a 
popular gathering place for old friends. Tlie 
Gallery welcomes exhibition suggestions from 
University departments, faculty, students and staff. 



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Craft Fairs 

454-4754 

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




Spectator Sports 



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

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



Theatres 



Hoff Theater 

Ground Floor Adele H. Stamp Student Union 
454-2594 

Vie Hoff Tlieater is the place to go for 
inexpensive, first-rate movies. Hoff brings 
contemporary favorites and blockbuster, 



American, foreign and cult classics and frequent 
"sneak previews". Tlie Hoff features Dolby sound, 
746 seats and a large screen. Films are shown: 
Tuesday and Tliursday 4p.m. matinees, Tuesday 
through Sunday 7 p.m. and 9:30p.m. Friday and 
Saturday late night movie goers can catch the 
featured midnight movie. Ticket prices are: $2 for 
students, $2.75 for general public on Tuesday and 
Tliursday through Sunday. Tuesday and Tliursday 
matinees and all Wednesday showings are $1. 
Monthly film calendar listings movie titles and 
dates are available in 0221 Adele H. Stamp 
Student Union. For more infonnation call the 
Stamp Union Program Office at 454-4987 or the 
Hoff movie line at 454-2594. 

Tawes Theatre 

For a relaxing break from the grind of studies, a 
bit of entertainment might be just the right thing. 
University TJieatre offers a variety of major shows 
in Tawes TJieatre and the Rudolph E. Pugliese 
TJieatre each year. TJiere are also student 
productions in the nearby Experimental TJieatre 
with a diverse selection of shows. 

For those afflicted with the acting bug all 
auditions for Tawes, Pugliese, and "E.T" are open 
to all students and are announced on campus 
bulletin boards. If you 'd rather watch, modestly- 
priced student tickets (and greatly discounted 
student subscriptions) are available at the Tawes 
TJieatre Box Office. 



Things To Do Or Join 



Campus Activities 



1191 Stamp Union 
454-5605 



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

A good place to start is the Office of Campus 
Activities, located in 1191 Stamp Union. 
Campus Activities serves as a major resource for 
student groups. We publish Pathfinder, which 



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describes our student groups, a Registered 
Student Organization Directory, which lists 
contact information for over 360 student 
organizations, and The One Minute Newsletter, 
a biweekly calendar and information source. 

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

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



All-Niter 



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



The Art Center 



0232 Adele H. Stamp Student Union 
454-4754 



The Art Center is an open studio and work 
space for the University and the surrounding 
community. It is located on the ground floor of 
the Stamp Union near Hoff Theater. We 
provide hand tools and equipment for 
woodworking, photography, ceramics, jewelry, 
stained glass, weaving and many other crafts. 
Resident artists will gladly show you "how to" by 
answering your questions. 

The Art Center is located on the ground floor 
of the Adele H. Stamp Student Union and 
provides open studio space, specialized studios, 
tools and equipment to create individual projects 
or work with friends on a group project. 
Through our Artists in Residence and a willing 
helpful staff, we can provide guidance and 
advice on any range of challenges and for those 
wishing a more in depth yet relaxed approach, 



we offer 20-25 non-credit Art Mini-Courses or 
"Free or Almost Free Workshops" per semester. 
Our Art and Printing Services include signs, 
banners, silkscreen and design/illustration. The 
annual craft fairs and the Visiting Artisans 
Program provide the funds necessary to 
purchase and maintain equipment, pay 
instructors and expand our programs. The Art 
Center also staffs and maintains the Parents' 
Association Gallery in the main lobby of the 
Adele H. Stamp Student Union. The Art Center 
is open Monday through Thursday, 11 a.m.-9 
p.m. and Friday/ Saturday, 11 a.m.-5 p.m. Studio 
memberships are available; call for fee structure. 
Non-members can pay an hourly fee of $3 per 
hour. For more information call 454-2754. 

Arts and Leisure Mini-Courses 

Tired of watching televison or just want to try 
something new? The Adele H. Stamp Student 
Union Programs Office can provide you with a 
variety of leisure activities ranging from bicycle 
repair to photography to aerobics. Mini-courses 
are non-credit courses which allow you to learn a 
skill, experiment with a new art medium or 
improve your physical fitness in a relaxed en- 
vironment. They are inexpensive and ususlly 
meet once a week for six to eight weeks. Or you 
may choose one of the one-day workshops we 
offer. All courses are taught in the Adele H. 
Stamp Student Union either in the Art Center or 
in the meeting rooms throughout the building. 
Registraion fees vary. The average cost is $30, 
including course materials. Workshops are 
usually free. Brochures listing courses, fees, 
dates and times are available at the Adele H. 
Stamp Student Union Information Desk or by 
calling the Stamp Student Union Program Office 
at 454-4987. 

Art & Craft Classes 

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



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Campus Recreation Services 



1104 Reckord Armory 
454-3114 



In Reckord Armory, located behind the Main 
Administration Building, recreationalists may 
pursue a variety of sports including basketball, 
volleyball, walking, and jogging. 

The Armory is open Monday-Friday noon- 10 
p.m., for free play during fall and spring 
semesters and on spring weekends noon to 9 
p.m. Free play may be pre-empted weeknights 
from 5-10 p.m. for intramural sport tournaments 
and on winter afternoons for varsity track 
practice. Call Rec-Check, 454-5454, for current 
recreational hours. 

Campus Recreation Services, offers full range 
of exciting programs and events for UMCP 
students, faculty and staff. They include: 
Informal Recreation 

Facilities are provided for those who prefer 
unstructured physical activities. A current 
registration card and a valid student or 
faculty/staff picture ID card are needed to use 
the facilities. 

For Badminton/Handball/Racquetball/Squash 
& Volleyball Court Reservations and 
Information, Call: 
Monday-Friday 4p.m.- llp.m 

Saturday-Sunday 10 a.m.-lO p.m x5624 

Basketball/SwimmingAVeightlifting hours, 



Call: 

Rec-Check (a 24- hour recording) x5454 

Chapel, Engineering, North and Fraternity Row 
Fields; CRS has priority on field use. 
Reservations needed for all fields. 

Call Campus Reservations x4409 

Locker Rooms 

PERH Building and Cole Fieldhouse. 

Preinkert Fieldhouse has women's lockers only. 

Running 

Pick up "Running Routes" (free brochure of 

measured courses) in CRS office, 1104 Armory. 

Tennis 

Indoor (fees via Athletic Department) x5742 

Outdoor x3124 

Intramural Sports 

Intramural sports are the structured contests, 
tournaments and meets within the University 
setting. Only current students, faculty and staff 
of the University of Maryland, College Park may 
participate. Activities are organized for men 
and women competing separately and sometimes 
together with varying levels of ability taken into 
consideration. Intramural sports offer par- 
ticipants individual, dual and team competition 
in a variety of tournament formats. 

Campus Recreation Services offers over 30 
different intramural sports during the academic 
year. For specific information about particular 
sports, pick up an activity calendar/flyer in the 
CRS office along with information on poHcies, 
procedures and rules. 
Fall Intramural Sports include: 

• Badminton (Team) 

• Bowling 

• Coed Flag Football 

• Women's Flag Football 

• Outdoor Crease Soccer 

• Swimming and Diving 

• Table Tennis, Doubles 

• Coed Volleyball 

• Women's Volleyball 
Spring Intramural Sports include: 



Basketball (One-on-One) 

Cross Country 

Men's Flag Football 

Golf 

One-Fitch Softball 

Table Tennis, Singles 

Tennis, Singles 

Men's Volleyball 



• Men's Basketball 

• Free Throw Shooting 

• Horseshoes, Doubles 

• Racquetball, Doubles 

• Coed Softball 

• Women's Softball 

• Track and Field 

• Wrestling 

Sport Clubs 

A sport club is a student organization, 
registered with Campus Activities and 
recognized by Campus Recreation Services, that 
has been formed by individuals motivated by a 



Coed Basketball 
Women's Basketball 
Horseshoes, Singles 
Racquetball, Singles 
Indoor Soccer 
Men's Softball 
Tennis, Doubles 
Weightlifting 



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common interest and desire to participate in a 
favorite sport. Currently, there are 26 sport clubs: 

• Aikido-Karate • Badminton 

• Bowling • Equestrian 

• Floor Hockey 

• Gentle East Tae Kwon Do- Karate 

• Gojo Ryu-Karate • Ice Hockey 

• Isshin-Ryu-Karate • Lacrosse 

• Maryland Shotoran Karate Federation 

• Okinawan Karate • Order of Isshin-Ryu 

• Racquetball • Men's Rugby 

• Women's Rugby • Sailing 

• Women's Soccer • Women's Softball 

• Squash • Table Tennis 

• Trail • Men's Volleyball 

• Water Polo • Weightlifting 

• Wrestling • Wohhwa-Do-Karate 

For information about sport clubs contact the 
CRS staff, 1104 Armory or call x3124. 

Fitness Programs 
AEROBICS 

Get more information and purchase an 
"Aerobic Express" card in the CRS office. 
Armory #1104 or call x3124. 
LIFELINE FITNESS CLUB 

(a self-directed fitness program) - Sign up in 
the CRS office. Armory #1104. For more 
information, call x3124. 
WATER AEROBICS 

Sign up in the CRS office, 1104 Armory, call 
X3124. 
OUTDOOR COURTS and SPORTS 

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

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

For the country club scene, the University 
offers a fine 18-hole, par-71, golf course west of 
Byrd Stadium. The lighted driving range and 
putting green are closed in the winter, but the 
course remains open all year. Nominal greens 
fees are charged, but you can't beat having you 
own course across the street. For more 
information call x2131. 

Ticket Information 



Student tickets to football and basketball 
games are free to registered full-time students. 
To pick up your ticket, you must check the 
Diamondback for dates and gate location. 
Football tickets are distributed on an 
alphabetical basis. Different times and locations 
are posted for ticket pickup according to last 
name. For basketball tickets, go to Cole 
Fieldhouse on the day that student tickets are 
distributed. To buy public tickets, or non- 
general tickets, call 454-2121 for further 
information. 



Clubs and Organizations 



Office of Campus Activities 
454-5605 



Adhan 

African Students Association 

Agape Campus Ministry 

Agricultural Student Council 

Aikido Club of Maryland 

Air Force Reserve Officer Training Corps 

Alpha Chi Omega 

Alpha Chi Sigma 

Alpha Delta Pi 

Alpha Epsilon Pi 

Alpha Epsilon Rho 

Alpha Kappa Alpha 

Alpha Lambda Delta 

Alpha Omicron Pi 

Alpha Phi 

Alpha Phi Alpha 

Alpha Phi Omega 

Alpha Phi Sigma 

Alpha Queen Organization 

Alpha Xi Delta 

Always Serving Students 

Amateur Radio from the University of Maryland 

American Institute of Aeronautics and 

Astronautics 

American Institute of Chemical Engineers 

American Marketing Association 

American Nuclear Society 

American Overseas Student Organization 

American Society for Personnel Administration 

American Society of Civil Engineers 

American Society of Interior Designers 

American Society Mechanical Engineers 

American Society of Safety Engineers 

Amnesty International of Maryland 

Angel Flight (AFROTC) 



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Animal Husbandry Club 
Anthropology Student Association 
Architecture Student Association 
Arnold Air Society 

Association of Collegiate Entrepreneurs 
Association of Computer Science Students 



B 



Bacchus 

Black Entertainment and Productions Club 

(BEP) 

Badminton Club of Maryland 

B'nai B'rith Federation Hillel 

Baha'i Club 

Bangladesh Students Association 

Baptist Student Union 

Beta Alpha Psi 

Beta Omicron of Phi Kappa Tau,Inc. 

Beta Theta Pi 

Bible Study Group 

Black Business Society 

Black Engineers Society 

Black Student Union 

Black Students of Ellicott Community 

Black Women's Council 

Bowling Club 



CARP (Coll. Assoc, for the Research of 

Principles) 

Cambridge Area Council 

Camp Weecomeeco 

Campus Advance 

Campus Crusade for Christ 

Campus Escort Service 

Campus Literary Society 

Canterbury 

Caribbean Students Association 

Caroline Dorm Government 

Centerville E 

Centerville F 

Centerville H 

Chess Club 

Chi Alpha 

Christian Fellowship 

Chi Epsilon 

Chinese Christian Study Group 

Chinese Culture Club 

Chinese Graduate Student Association 

Chinese Language Club 

Chinese Student Association 

Chosen Generation Ministry 



Christians International 

Circle K 

Circolo Italiano/Cercle Francais 

College Park Hapkido Club 

College Republicans 

Collegiate Future Farmers of America 

Council of Engineering Societies 

CounseHng Center's Student Advisory Board 

Crescent Club 

Criminal Justice Student Association 

Cumberland !@#@ A's 

Cumberland Flashers 

D 

Dancers Against Cancer 

Delta Chi 

Delta Delta Delta 

Delta Gamma 

Delta Nu Alpha 

Delta Phi Epsilon 

Delta Sigma Phi 

Delta Sigma Pi 

Delta Sigma Theta 

Delta Tau Delta 

Delta Upsilon 

Denton Area Council 

Design Association 

Documentary Film Society 



E 



Easton Eight 

Egyptian Culture Club 

Elegant 

Ellicott Area Council 

English Undergraduate Association 

Environmental Conservation Organization 

Equestrian Association 

Equestrian Team 

Erasable, Inc. 

Eta Kappa Nu Association 

Eta Sigma Gamma 

Etzel 



14 Karat Club 

Filipino Cultural Association 

Finance Banking and Investment Society 

Fire Service Dormitory 

Flying Camp of Smallwoods Battalion 

FNIA Club 

Freedom 



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Free University 



GAMMA 

Gamma Phi Beta 

Gay and Lesbian Student Union 

General Honors Program 

Gentle East Tae Kwon Do Club 

Geology Club 

German Club 

Golden Key National Honor Society 

Government and Politics 

Graduate Student Association 

Great Commission Students 



H 



Hagerstown Hall 

HELP CENTER 

Hagerstown Four 

Hagerstown Seven Social Club 

Hellenic Club 

Hispanic Association for Student Employment 

History Undergraduate Association 

Homecoming 

Committee Hong Kong Club 

Horticulture Club 



I 



Ice Hockey Club 

Indian Students Association 

Indonesian Students Association 

Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers 

(IEEE) 

Inter-Collegiate Debate Club 

Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship 

Interfraternity Council 

International Association of University Students 

International Student Council 

Israeli Student Society 

Isshin-Ryu Karate Club 



Japanese Culture Club 
Jewish Student Union 



K 



Kappa Alpha 
Kappa Alpha Psi 
Kappa Alpha Theta 



Kappa Delta 

Kappa Sigma 

Kappa Sweetheart Kourt 

Korean Graduate Students at Maryland 

Korean Student Association 



LaPlata 4 

Latin American Student Union 
Latter-Day Saints Student Association 
Leonardtown Area Council 
Lutheran Student Union 



M 



Maryland Awareness Coalition 

Masters of Business Administration 

Malaysian Student Association 

Maryland Association of Midshipmen 

Maryland Athletes for Christ 

Maryland Dance Line 

Maryland Floor Hockey Club 

Maryland Gospel Choir 

Maryland Gymkana Troupe 

Maryland Honor Guard 

Maryland Images 

Maryland leadership Development Team 

Maryland Medieval Mercenary Militia Maryland 

Public Speaking and Debate Society 

Maryland sailing Association 

Maryland Shotokhan Karate Federation 

Maryland Space Futures Association 

Maryland Student Legislature 

Maryland Tennis Club 

Maryland Women's Political Caucus 

MARYPIRG 

Medium 

Men's Volleyball Club 

Metanoia 

Middle-East Peace and Progress Alliance 

Minority Computer Science Society 

Minority Pre-Professional Psychology Society 

Monarchist Party 

Mortar Board National Honor Society 

Muslim Students Association 



N 



NAACP UMCP 

NSA University Club 

National Association of Accountants 

Natural Resources Management Society 

Navigators 



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New York/New Jersey Club 
North Hill Area Council 
Northern America Student Center 

o 

Okinawan Karate Club 

Omega Psi Phi 

Omega Sweetheart Club 

Omicron Delta Kappa 

Order of Isshinryu Karate Club 

Order of Omega (Kalegethos) 

Organization of Arab Students 

Organization of Korean Americans 

Oxfam at Maryland 



Pakistani Student Association 

Panhellenic Association 

Pan-Hellenic Council 

PACE (People Active in Community Effort) 

Personal Computing Association 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 

Ph 



Beta Lambda 

Beta Sigma 

Eta Sigma Freshmen Honor Society 

Gamma Delta 

Kappa Sigma 

Sigma Delta 

Sigma Kappa 

Sigma Pi Honor Society 

Sigma Sigma 

losophy Student Association 
Pi Alpha Xi 
Pi Beta Phi 
Pi Kappa Alpha 
Pi Kappa Phi 
Pre-Medical Society 
President's Student Advisory Council 
Psi Chi National Honor Society in Psychology 
Public Relations Student Association of America 
(PRSSA) 

Q 

Queen Anne's Dorm 



R 



ROTC Cadet Corps 
Recreation Society 
Red line Booster Club 
Reformed University Fellowship 
Residence Halls Association 
Russian Club 



SEE Productions 

Shades of Harlem 

Sigma Alpha Epsilon 

Sigma Alpha Mu 

Sigma Chi 

Sigma Delta Tau 

Sigma Gamma Rho 

Sigma Gamma Tau 

Sigma Kappa (Beta Zeta Chapter) 

Sigma Nu 

Sigma Phi Epsilon 

Sigma Pi 

Sigma Tau Delta 

Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers 

Society for Inter-Cultural Awareness 

Society of American Military Engineers 

Society of Automotive Engineers 

Society of East- Asian Students 

Society of Fire-Prevention Engineers 

Society of Professional Journalists 

Society of Women Engineers 

Soil and Conservation Society 

Sophisticated Steppers Modeling Club 

South Hill Area Council 

Spanish Club 

Special Olympics (TKE) 

Stand up for your Rights 

Students for Jesse Jackson 

Student Alumni Board 

Student Government Assocition 

Student Health Advisory Committee 

Students for Dukakais Students for Dole 

SUPC Executive Board 

Swing and Dirty-Dance Club 



Tau Alpha Phi 

Tau Beta Pi Honor Society 

Tau Beta Sigma 

Tau Epsilon Phi 

Tau Kappa Epsilon 

Terpmasters 

Toastmasters Club 

Terp Lacrosse Club 

Terrapin Flying Club 

Terrapin Gaming Club 

Terrapin Ski Club 

Terrapin Trail Club 

Terrapin Vision Productions 

Thai Students Association 

The Association of Horticulture Graduate 

Students 

The Divestment Coalition 



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The International Budo federation 

The People of Baltic Heritage Collective 

The Portugese Language Association 

Theta Chi 

The Word Among Us Fellowship 

Thiew Lam Academy 

Thurgood Marshall Pre-Law Society 



u 



UM 

Motorcycle Club 
Ultimate Frisbee Organization 
University of Maryland Racquetball Club 
University Bible Fellowship 
University Commuters Association 
University Pro-life Association 
University Sports Car Club 
University of Maryland Water Polo Team 
University Talent Show 



Vedic Cultural Society 
Veterans Club 
Veterinary Science Club 
Vietnamese Student Association 



Greek Life 



W 



Young Democrats 



Greek Life refers to the Greek letter societies 
which make up the fraternity and sorority 
system. If you want to enrich your college years 
you might want to look into the Greek system. 
The Greek Community is composed of 52 
fraternities and sororities which have a 
combined membership of over 3,000 students. 
Fraternities are organizations for males and 
sororities are organizations for females. 
Sororities and fraternities both are designed to 
promote scholarship and leadership, foster 
develop ment of long lasting friendships, and 
provide service to the community. 



WMUC 

Weightlifting Club 

Women's Center 

Women's Softball Club 

Women's Studies Graduate Student Network 

Women's Varsity Soccer 

Wonhwa-do Karate Club 

Worcester Hall Council 

World Martial Arts Club 



Zeta Phi Beta 

Zeta Psi 

Zeta Tau Alpha 

Zoology Undergraduate Student Committee 



Greek Fraternities 




• Alpha Gamma Rho 


927-9831 


7511 Princeton Ave. 




• Alpha Phi Alpha 


454-4952 


1211 L Adele H. Stamp Student Union 


• Alpha Tau Omega 


927-9769 


4611 College Ave. 




• Beta Theta Pi 


454-4952 


1211 L Adele H. Stamp Student Union 


• Delta Chi Colony 


277-1639 


7310 Dickinson Lane 




• Delta Sigma Phi 


799-4824 


4300 Knox Road 




• Delta Tau Delta 


864-9780 


3 Fraternity Row 




• Delta Upsilon 


454-6051 


6 Fraternity Row 




• Kappa Alpha 


454-6061 


1 Fraternity Row 




• Kappa Alpha Psi 


454-4952 


1211 L Adele H. Stamp Student Union 


• Kappa Sigma 


927-1869 


7305 Yale Ave. 




• Omega Psi Phi 


454-4952 


1211L Stamp Student Union 




• Phi Beta Sigma 


454-4952 


1211L Stamp Student Union 




• Phi Delta Theta 


779-8840 


4605 College Ave. 




• Phi Gamma Delta 


864-9398 


7501 Hopkins Ave. 




• Phi Kappa Sigma 


454-6067 


5 Fraternity Row 




• Phi Sigma Kappa 


454-8661 


7 Fraternity Row 





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• Pi Kappa Alpha 


454-7499 


4340 Knox Road 




• Sigma Alpha Epsilon 


454-6065 


4 Fraternity Row 




• Sigma Alpha Mu 


277-9770 


2 Fraternity Row 




• Sigma Chi 


864-9807 


4600 Norwich Road 




• Sigma Nu 


927-9187 


4617 Norwich Road 




• Sigma Phi Epsilon 


277-2752 


1211L Stamp Student Union 




• Sigma Pi 


864-2383 


7404 Hopkins Ave. 




• Tau Epsilon Phi 


864-9513 


4607 Knox Road 




• Tau Kappa Epsilon 


699-8556 


4619 College Ave. 




• Theta Chi 


699-9182 


7401 Princeton Ave. 




• Zeta Beta Tau 


927-9557 


14 Fraternity Row 




• Zeta Psi 


779-3750 


7403 Hopkins Ave. 





Greek Sororities 



• Alpha Chi Omega 864-7044 
4525 College Ave. 

• Alpha Delta Pi 864-8146 

4603 College Ave. 

• Alpha Epsilon Phi 454-5982 
11 Fraternity Row 

• Alpha Gamma Delta 864-9806 
4535 College Ave. 

• Alpha Kappa Alpha 454-4952 
1211L Stamp Student Union 

• Alpha Omicron Pi 927-9871 
4517 College Ave. 

• Alpha Phi 927-0833 
7402 Princeton Ave. 

• Alpha Xi Delta 927-1384 

4517 Knox Road 

• Delta Delta Delta 277-9720 

4604 College Ave. 

• Delta Gamma 864-9880 

4518 Knox Road 

• Delta Phi Epsilon 864-9692 
4514 Knox Road 

• Delta Sigma Theta 454-4952 
1211L Stamp Student Union 

• Gamma Phi Beta 454-6089 
9 Fraternity Row 



• Kappa Alpha Theta 454-6088 
8 Fraternity Row 

• Kappa Delta 864-9528 
4601 College Ave. 

• Kappa Kappa Gamma 277-1511 
7404 Princeton Ave. 

• Phi Sigma Sigma 927-9828 
4531 College Ave. 

• Pi Beta Phi 964-9436 
12 Fraternity Row 

• Sigma Delta Tau 864-8803 
4516 Knox Road 

• Sigma Gamma Rho 454-4952 
1211L Stamp Student Union 

• Sigma Kappa 927-6244 
10 Fraternity Row 

• Zeta Phi Beta 454-4952 
1211L Stamp Student Union 

• Zeta Tau Alpha 454-4952 
1211L Stamp Student Union 

Greek Week 
April and Fraternity Row mean only one 
thing: Greek Week. The members of the 60 
fraternities and sororities combine their talents 
and energy in a week long celebration of the 
spirit and unity of the Greek System at 
Maryland. The week begins with a re-dedication 
ceremony, continues with a wide variety of 
events each day designed to enhance 
philanthropy, spirit, competition and the success 
of the Greek System. Regardless of the reasons, 
it's an experience guaranteed to create 
excitement in participants and/or observers. 



Homecoming 



One of the biggest events of the year is 
Homecoming, a series of high-spirited 
competitive events and activities designed to get 
the entire campus charged up and ready for the 
Homecoming football game. A student 
committee plans these events, which traditionally 
include Olympics, a Banner Contest, Talent 
Night, Pep Rally and Bonfire, and of course, the 
popular Homecoming Parade. Recent additions 
include a major concert and a University-wide 
philanthropy. Thanks to the members of the 
Black Student Coalition, a number of activities 
have been added to the traditional Homecoming 
lineup. Some of these new activities include the 
Fashion Show, Buffet Dinner, and Pan-Hellenic 



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Council Step Show. For more information call 
454-5605. 



SEE Productions 



SEE productions, formerly Student 
Entertainment Enterprises, is one of the largest 
college entertainment promoters on the east 
coast. SEE productions has been bringing top 
entertainment for concerts, lectures, and cultural 
events to the University of Maryland since 1971. 
We offer students the opportunity to get 
involved in the promotion of our shows as well as 
becoming an active member of our audience. To 
get involved or for more information call 
454-4546 or visit us at 1211J Adele H. Stamp 
Student Union. 



Adele H. Stamp Student Union 
Program Office 



The programs that make the UMCP Stamp 
Student Union the center for campus life are the 
responsibiUty of the different functions of the 
Stamp Student Union Program Office. These 
include the Hoff Movie Theater, the Stamp 
Student Union Art Center and Parents' 
Association Gallery, Arts and Leisure 
Mini-Courses and the Stamp Union Program 
Council, a volunteer student organization that 
sponsors a variety of concerts, lectures, outdoor 
recreation trips and other activities. By 
contacting this office you can find information 
about upcoming gallery exhibits, Hoff Theater 
movies and other cultural, recreational and 
entertainment events that are going on in the 
Union. 



The Stamp Union Program Council 



0221 Adele H. Stamp Student Union 
454-4987 



In support of the mission of The Univeristy of 
Maryland and the Adele H. Stamp Student 
Union, The Stamp Union Program Council is 
responsible for the development and 
implementation of a variety of programs for the 
university community: students, faculty, staff 
alumni and area residents. SUPC is an 
organization of student volunteers which func- 



tions within a committee structure to provide a 
training environment for informal learning. 
Students develop competencies in areas such as 
leadership, communications, management, goal 
setting program planning and evaluation. SUPC 
promotes meaningful co-curricular leisure 
experience to meet the needs of a diverse com- 
munity population while stimulating new 
interests and understandings. SUPC offices are 
located in the Stamp Student Union, the center 
of student involvement activity for the campus. 
SUPC Committees 
Cultural Events 

This committee programs activities to involve 
the diverse student body in a variety of activities 
to enlighten their cultural awareness. Events 
range from co-sponsorships with campus 
minority groups to novel events such as the 
Flying Karamazov Brothers to fine arts events 
such as dance and opera. 
Film 
The Film Committee is responsible for: 
The Free Film Series which showcases artistic 
and classic films outside of the Hoff s regular 
schedule; The Sneak Preview Series that 
presents upcoming film releases (for free) to the 
campus community; The Cinemafest Program 
which presents special thematic cinema events 
(e.g., Monty Python, science fiction, animation, 
etc..) The Film Committee also assists the Hoff 
Theater with the film selections for the regular 
theater schedule and the promotion for those 
films. 

Games and Tournaments 

The Games and Tournaments committee 
programs competitive events for the univeristy 
community. This includes the national caliber 
University of Maryland College Bowl Team for 
intercollegiate competition. Other events have 
included "Name That Tune" and the U.S. 
College Comedy Competition. The Maryland 
Classic, a high school "It's Academic"-style 
tournament, is also a popular event. 
Glass Onion Concerts 

Glass Onion Concerts offers quality concerts 
at student budget prices. Artists like Al Dimiola, 
The Fleshtones, NRBQ, Dizzy Gillespe and 
many more have played in the past. Glass Onion 
Concerts offers hands-on experience for 
members in areas like promotion and marketing 
of concerts, equipment set-up and concert 
security. There are two subcommittees within 
Glass Onion Concerts: Spectrum Showcase and 



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Atrium Showcase. Spectrum Showcase presents 
a wide "spectrum" of music and special events to 
the campus community. Past shows include local 
bands hke The Rhomboids, The Slickee Boys, 
HYAA and Local Color. Atrium Showcase 
features diverse musical entertainment every 
other Wednesday from 11 a.m.-l p.m. in the 
Adele Stamp Student Union Atrium. All con- 
certs are free to lunch-goers. Get involved in 
Glass Onion Concerts for a unique experience in 
arts management. 

Issues and Answers 
This committee provides popular lectures, 
discussin with campus administrators, as well as 
lively debates on curent issues and internatinal 
topics. Issues and answers also sponsors "The 
Lecture Series" as a part of the SUPC Cultural 
Carnival. The 89-90 series remains unset; 
however, such diverse speakers as Holocaust 
survivor Marc Berkowitz and South African 
dissident Dumisani Kumalo have spoken in the 
past. 

Outdoor Recreation 

If you are interested in helping plan and lead 
such activities as skiing, canoeing, white water 
rafting, horseback riding, rock climbing, back- 
packing, parachuting, hang gliding, etc.. .the 
Outdoor Recreation Committee has a place for 
you. 

Premier Productions 

This committee sponsors and organizes 
campus-wide activities such as the annual 
Terrapin Trot, lOK road race in the fall and the 
Campus Criterium Bicycle Race in the spring. 
Plans are underway to host a body-building 
championship. If you enjoy planning large scale 
recreational events. Premier Productions is your 
committee. 

Visual Arts 

This is a relatively new committee which 
hopes to bring unique exhibits, photo 
competitions, demonstrating artisans and print 
and poster sales to the students of Maryland. 
The committee also hopes to work with craft and 
hobby fairs and decorate the Union for holidays 
and special occassions. 

HOW TO JOIN A COMMITTEE 

Any full or part time undergraduate or 
graduate student can join a SUPC committee. 
Simply attend three consecutive meetings of any 
committee. Call SUPC, 454-4987, for committee 
meeting times and locations. Membership 
benefits include discounts to events. 



Student Government Association 



1211D Adele H. Stamp Student Union 

454-2811 

Monday-Friday 9a.m.-5p.m. 



Your Student Government Association is a 
body of elected students who serve as an 
umbrella organization for all student groups at 
UMCP. The four executive offices-President, 
1st Vice President, 2nd Vice President and 
Treasurer are elected. The Cabinet and 
Governance Board are chosen by the President. 
The SGA legislature is appointed. 

The Student Government is responsible for 
voicing student interests and rights before the 
campus administrators, the Board of Regents 
and the State Legislature. The Student 
Government is also responsible for allocating 
your Student Activity Fee to recognized student 
groups, and providing student services. These 
services include: SEE Productions, Student 
Legal Aid, a nighttime Campus Escort Service, a 
Typing Center and a Finals Relief Center every 
semester. SGA also provides the S.T.A.R. 
Center (Student Tutorial and Referral Center), a 
place where you can get free copies of old tests 
and current semester syllabus of professors. 



University Talent Show 



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



WMUC AM65 and FM88 



The University of Maryland has two student 
operated, managed and maintained radio 
stations, as well as one of the largest record 
libraries in the area. WMUC-AM65 gives the 
students of College Park the very best in today's 
contemporary music. AM65 combines the old 
and the new, bringing you a contemporary music 
mix. WMUC-FM88 can be heard within a 
20-mile radius of the University and brings a 
unique blend of the all musical styles, as well as 
comedy, relevant news, and interviews with 
touring artists and local band members. 
Auditions for all positions are held at the 
beginning of each semester. 



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kNow the Rules 

kNowing the rules and your rights 
as a student will save you alot of 
trouble somewhere down the 
road. This chapter contains 
sections of the Code of Student 
Conduct, including policies, rules, 
and sanctions for violators. 



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The Code of Student Conduct 



Rationale 

The primary purpose of the imposition of discipline in the University setting is to protect the campus 
community. Consistent with that purpose, reasonable efforts will also be made to foster the personal 
and social development of those students who are held accountable fro violations of University 
regulations. 

Prohibited Conduct 

The following misconduct is subject to disciplinary action: 

° Intentionally or recklessly causing physical harm to any person on University premises or at 

University sponsored activities, or intentionally or recklessly causing reasonable ap- prehension of 
such harm. 

° Unauthorized use, possession or storage of any weapon on University premises or at University 
sponsored activities. 

° Intentionally initiating or causing to be initiated any false report, warning or threat of fire, 
explosion, or other emergency on University premises or at University sponsored activities. 

° Intentionally or recklessly interfering with normal University or University sponsored activities, 
including, but not limited to, studying, teaching, research. University administration, or fire, police 
or emergency services. 

o Knowingly violating the terms of any disciplinary sanction imposed in accordance with this code. 

o Intentionally or recklessly misusing or damaging fire safety equipment. 

° Unauthorized distribution or possession for purposes of distribution of any controlled substance 
or illegal drug on University premises or at University sponsored activities. 

o Intentionally furnishing false information to the University. 

° Forgery, unauthorized alteration, or unauthorized used of any University document or 
instrument of identification. 

° All forms of academic dishonesty, including cheating, fabrication, facilitating academic dishonesty 
and plagiarism. (Allegations of academic dishonesty are processed in accordance with the 
procedures set forth in the graduate and undergraduate catalogs.) 

° Intentionally and substantially interfering with the freedom of expression of others on University 
premises or at University sponsored events. 

° Theft of property or of services on University premises or at University sponsored activities; 
knowing possession of stolen property on University premises or at University sponsored ac- 
tivities. 

° Intentionally or recklessly destroying or damaging the property of others on University premises 
or at University sponsored activities. 

° Failure to comply with the directions of University officials, including campus police officers, 
acting in performance of their duties. 

o Violation of published University regulations or policies, as approved and compiled by the Vice 
President for Student Affairs. Such regulations or policies may include the residence hall con- 
tract, as well as those regulations relating to entry and use of University facilities, sales or 
consumption of alcoholic beverages, use of vehicles and amplifying equipment, campus 
demonstrations, and misuse of identification cards. 

° Use or possession of any illegal drug on University premises or at University sponsored activities. 

° Unauthorized use or possession of fireworks on University premises. 



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Sanctions 

Sanctions for violations of disciplinary regulations consist of: 

(a) EXPULSION (d) DISCIPLINARY REPRIMAND 

(b) SUSPENSION (e) RESTITUTION 

(c) DISCIPLINARY PROBATION (f) OTHER SANCTIONS 

Policy On Amplifying Equipment 

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

1. Public address systems, loudspeakers, and other forms of sound amplifying equipment maybe used 
in any of the following outdoor areas of the campus: 

(a) Physical education and intramural field between University Boulevard 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 in the Central Mall during these hours if the procedures outlined below are 
followed. All equipment used in Central Mall must be secured through the OfTice of the Director of 
the Physical Plant or through the S.G.A. onice. 

(a) Public address systems, loudspeakers and other forms of sound amplifying equipment (except in 
"b" below), must be secured from the Office of the Director of Physical Plant, South 
Administration Building, by requesting such equipment in writing at least 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 SGA Legislature and must 
at the time of the request have official recognition as a University organization or activity. 

(b) Bullhorns will be available upon surrender of the I.D. card, in the SGA office and in the Office 
of the Director of the Physical Plant. Bullhorns secured in this manner may be used on the 
Central Mall without prior permission. Any individual may use only one bullhorn at a time. 

3. Public address systems, loudspeakers and other forms of sound amplifying equipment may be used 
in outdoor areas of the campus other than those listed above (sections 1 and 2) by securing ap- 
proval 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. 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 amplifying 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 equipment must accept 
responsibility for any complaints or disturbances or disruption received from persons in University 
academic and or residence buildings. 



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Policy On Demonstrations 

(As adopted by the 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 demonstrations do not disrupt normal campus activities, or in 

fringe upon the rights of others. 

b. On the other hand, the University will not condone behavior which violates the freedom of 

speech, choice, assembly, or movement of other individuals 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 to: 

(1) protect the right of any individual or group to demonstrate and publicly proclaim any view, 
however unpopular; 

(2) protect the freedom of speech, assembly and movement of any individual or group which is 
the object of 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 Ilg, 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 reservation has been made, the first come, first served principle will apply. 

b. Recognized University organizations and activities, full or part-time students, and current 

employees of the University who wish to schedule a demonstration, "teach-in," rally, or equiv- 
alent 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 Ila 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 President 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 IIA, above.) 

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 Ilg, 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. 

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

f.Persons not members of the University student body, faculty or staff may participate in 

demonstrations, rallies, picketing, teach-ins, or equivalent activities only upon invitation by a 
bona fide student, faculty or staff member. All non-students are obligated to the terms of this 
policy during participation in such activities. Since persons not student, faculty or staff members 
are not subject to University discipline procedures, failure to comply with terms of this policy 
may result in action under terms of appropriate Maryland law. 

g. In addition to the above provisions, the following guidelines will apply to all demonstrations. 

1. Reasonable access to and exit from any office or building must be maintained. The 

right-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. Classes or other educational activities in classroom buildings and the library will not be 

disrupted. 

4. The use of public address systems, loudspeakers, etc., in the vicinity of academic and 

residence buildings will follow procedures set forth above. 

5. Demonstrations may be carried on inside of the University buildings only as provided in 
Sections lie and 4 or with approval of the Facilities Use Committee 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 (Ila.) 
will be grounds for disciplinary action against individuals and/or groups sponsoring or 
participating in rallies, "teach-ins" or demonstrations in these areas. 

III. Guidelines For Demonstrations In Connection With Placement Programs 

a.Anyone wishing to question or protest the on-campus presence of any recruiting organization 
should contact the Director of the Career Development Center or his/her representative in 
advance. 

b. Should any member of the University Community wish to discuss or protest the internal policies of 

any recruiting organization, the Director of the Career Development Center must be contacted 
for assistance in communicating directly with the appropriate representatives of said 
organization. 

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

d. Demonstrations in conjunction with placement programs conducted in the Career Development 

Center's facility or other facility shall be considered not to infringe upon the rights of others and 
the normal functioning 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 programs. 

IV. Special Guidelines Pertaining to the Stamp Union 



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

corridors of the Stamp Union. 

b. Demonstrations may be held in assigned rooms of the Stamp Union by recognized student 

organizations following procedures for reserving space which have been outlined by the Stamp 
Union Board. 
V. Guidelines For Picketing 

a. Legal Rights and Limitations. Orderly picketing is a legally established form of expression which 

recognizes the individual's right of free expression subject only to such reasonable 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, 1-8. 

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

any University building. 

3. The University Health Service is off-limits to picketers because special silence and other 

welfare safety factors are involved. 

Alcoholic Beverage Policy and Procedures 

Information contained in this section subject to change pending legislation. 

Policy 

Regulations forbid unauthorized possession, 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 event. 

2. The event must be sponsored by a recognized alumni, faculty staff, or student group, and be duly 

registered with the appropriate space reservation office. 

3. All applicable State, County , and local alcoholic beverage and tax laws must be accommodated. 

Sponsors and or alcoholic event managers shall exercise due caution to ensure the following: 

a. No person under the legal age for drinking shall be sold or served alcoholic beverages. 

b. All sales of alcoholic beverages must cease promptly at 2:00 a.m. 

c. Maintenance of reasonable order and decorum with special concern for the avoidance of 

becoming a nuisance to non-participants, including both on and off-campus communities. 

d. Alcoholic beverages may not be sold or furnished to any person who, at the time of the sale 

or exchange, is visibly under the influence of alcohol. 

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 implementation for the event involving the sale of alcoholic beverages 

includes: The securing of a license from the Board of License Commissioners, in Hyattsville, at 
least five days before an event. An approved Space Reservation form must 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 of the provisions of applicable laws 
during the event. 

Exceptions to this Policy 

Private functions not involving the sale of alcoholic beverages; and functions sponsored by 
non-campus groups contracting with the campus self-support agencies for facilities and services are 

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specific exceptions from these procedures. Permission to serve alcoholic beverages must be obtained 
from the person or the department responsible for the operation of the facility. 

Violations 

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



Smoking Policy 

I.BACKGROUND 

A significant percentage of faculty, staff and students do not smoke. 

B. Smoke is offensive to many non-smokers. 

C. Smoke is harmful and even debilitating to some individuals due to their physical condition. 

D. There is evidence that suggests that there is at least a reasonable prospect that passive smoke 
inhalation is harmful to non-smokers. 

II. POLICY 

In response to the above considerations, it is hereby established as the policy of the College Park 
Campus to achieve a public environment as close to smoke-free as practicably possible. Obtaining and 
maintaining this result will require the willingness, understanding, and patience of all members of the 
Campus community working together. 
III.GUIDELINES 
The following guidelines shall service to implement the Campus Smoking Policy: 

A. Smoking is prohibited in indoor locations where smokers and non-smokers occupy the same area. 
Such areas include: 

1. Academic areas: classrooms, lecture halls, seminar rooms, laboratories, libraries, computing 

facilities. 

2. Conference rooms, auditoria, exhibition areas, indoor athletic facilities, theaters, pavilions, 

and retail stores. 

3. Health facilities. 

4. Common public areas (shared spaces not fully enclosed by floor to ceiling partitions and 

doors) including: stairwells, elevators, escalators, lobbies, hallways, waiting rooms, 
reception areas, restrooms, and customer service areas. 

5. Any area in which a fire or safety hazard exists. 

B. Unit heads, or their designess, may establish the following locations as "Smoking Permitted 
Areas": 

1. Up to one-third of dining, large lounge and other large open spaces, as long as ventilation is 

adequate. Smoking of cigars and pipes, however, is prohibited. 

2. Rooms that have closed doors and floor-to-ceiling partitions as long as ventilation is 

adequate and non-smokers in adjacent areas are not exposed to second hand or sidestream 
smoke. 

3. The Director of the Stamp Union may, at his/her discretion, allow groups and organizations 

with permanent of fices in the Union to determine the smoking policy in those offices. Such 
individual policies must adhere to the restrictions set forth in Section III, B, 2 of this policy. 

4. The Director of the Stamp Union may, at his/her discretion, allow cigarette smoking by 

groups making use of the Grand Ballroom, the Colony Ballroom, the Atrium, and other 
rooms in the Union if he/she determines that it is appropriate to the nature of the event 
scheduled. 

C. As a general rule, preferential consideration shall be given to non-smokers whenever it is clear 

that they are being exposed involuntarily to smoke. 
IV. IMPLEMENTATION 

Unit heads, or their designees, are responsible for: 

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A. Assuring that this policy is communicated to everyone within their jurisdiction and to all new 
members of the Campus community. 

B. Approving and designating Smoking Permitted Areas. (It is desirable but may not be possible to 

identify suitable smoking spaces in all buildings.) 

C. Implementing the policy and guidelines and assuring that appropriate notice is provided. 

Developing guidelines to embrace all the special circumstances in the campus is impossible. If 
unit heads find circumstances in their areas that they beheve warrant exception from particular 
provisions in this Smoking Policy and Guidelines, they may address requests for specific local 
exceptions to the President or his her designee. 

V. COMPLIANCE 

This policy reUes on the thoughtfulness, consideration, and cooperation of smokers and 
non-smokers for its success. It is the responsibility of all members of the campus community to observe 
this Smoking PoHcy and Guidelines and to direct those who choose to smoke to designated Smoking 
Permitted areas. Complaints or concerns regarding this policy or disputes regarding its 
implementation should be referred to the immediate supervisor for resolution. If a resolution cannot be 
reached, the matter will be referred by the supervisor to the appropriate Department Head or Vice 
President for mediation. 

VI. OTHER POLICIES 

This Smoking Policy does not supersede more restrictive policies which may be in force in 
compliance with federal, state, or local laws and ordinances, but shall be in addition thereto: 

VII. REVIEW 

The provisions and Guidelines attaching to this Smoking Policy shall be subject to future review and 
revision to ensure that its objective is obtained. Especial attention shall be given to determining if 
voluntary compliance without disciplinary sanctions has proven satisfactory. 

VIII. EFFECTIVE DATE 

This Smoking PoUcy shall be effective Spring Semester, 1986. 



Other University Policies 

The following University of Maryland Policies are available for review during normal business hours 
in the Office of Judicial Programs 2108 Mitchell Building: Academic Integrity, Campus Parking, 
Hazing, Registration of Organizations, Construction of Displays, Sexual Harassment, and Ex- 
amination Rules. 



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Didn't Know 
Where to Put It 

...O.K.. ..O.K.. .coming up with a 
"/)" chapter to end M-A-R-Y- 
L-A-N...was "difficult'' and 
"demanding" but we "did " it. 
The "Didn T chapter contains 
some very valuable information 
about the Tel-Um Information 
Line. Tel-Um is a free 
automated network available for 
anyone needing information 
about UMCP. Read on for 
father details about how to use 
Tel-Um just by dialing your 
telephone. 



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The University of Maryland now has an 
updated phone system that contains taped 
information to answer some of the more common 
questions asked about the campus. The 
information tapes are listed by subject matter and 
contain information about the specific area 
indicated by the title. Each tape gives numbers 
that refer the caller to the appropriate person or 
office for follow-up. If you are a local caller.. .call 
454-6384 or 454-6385. If you are outside of the 
local calling area, but still within the state of 
Maryland, call 1-800-492-0703. Just call the 
Tel-um number and select the tape number you 
want. Listen to the message library and push the 
appropriate number as indicated. Listen to the 
information given, and if you wish to hear another 
tape, just stay on the phone and you will be 

Selped. Those with rotary phones will be 
irected to a tel-um operator for assistance. 



Hours of operation: Available seven days a 
week, excluding holidays, according to the 
following schedule: 24 hours per day for those 
with touch tone phones, 8:30am to 11:30pm for 
those with rotary phones. 

TEL-UM TAPES 




INFORMATION PERTAINING TO NEW STUDENTS 

SECTIONS I - III 

I. Admissions 

100 - Application Process (undergraduate) 

101 - Application Process (graduate) 

102 - Transfer of Academic Credit 

103 - Transcript Requests 

104 - Withdrawing From/Returning To The 

University 

105 - Readmission 

106 - Application For Summer Sessions 

II. Selective Majors/Programs 
110 -Special Requirements: College of 
Business and Management 

111 - Special Requirements: College of 

Architecture 

112 - Special Requirements: College of 

Engineering 

113 - Health Professions: B.S. Level 



114 - Honors Program 

III. Senices For New Students 
120 - Orientation Services for Freshmen, 
Transfers, and Parents 

122 - Campus Activities/Events available to 

New Students 

123 - Tours of Campus 

124 - Campus Size - A Help or I lindrance? 

ADVISING AND REGISTR.\TION ISSUES - SECTIONS 

IV -V 

rv. Advising Issues 

130 - Academic Advising 

131 - Pre-Professional Programs and 

Advising 

132 - Choosing A Major 

133 - Changing A Major. College, or Division 

V. Registration 

140 - Pre-Regist ration 

141 - Registration During Orientation 

142 - Registration Procedures for Students 

Who Cant Attend Orientation 

143 - Armor)' Registration 

144 - Changes in Registration: Drop/Add/ 
Cancellation 

145 - Student ID. Cards 

FEES/FINANCIAL AID - SECTION VI 
VI. Payment of Fees/Financial Aid 

150 - Office of the Bursar- General 
Information 

151 - Student Fees (undergraduate) 

152 - Student Fees (graduate) 

153 - Student Fee Refunds 

154 - Establishing In-State Residency for Fee 

Purposes 

155 - Financial Aid (undergraduate) 

156 - Financial Aid (graduate) 

ESSENTIALS OF DAILY LIVING - SECTIONS VII - IX 
VII. Housing 
160 - On-Campus Housing: Resident Life 
Services and Programs 
On-Campus Housing: Maiyland 
Residents 

On-Campus Housing: Non-Maryland 
Residents 

On-Campus Housing: Overflow 
Graduate Housing 
Off-Campus Housing Service 
166 - Off-Campus Housing: Signing a Lease 167 - 
Commuter Affairs 
168 - Temporary Housing 

Fraternity/Sorority Boarding 

VIII. Meals on Campus 
Eating on Campus 
176 - Board Plan Options 

IX. Transportation 

180 - Transportation Alternatives 

181 -Shuttle-UM 

182 - Parking 

183 - Parking Tickets and Appeals Process 184 - 
Registering Your Car 

185 - Bicycles. Mopeds, and Motorcycles 

186 - Car Pooling 

187 - Public Transportation 

ACADEMIC ISSUES - SECTIONS X - XIII 

X. Academic Issues 

195 - Alternative Grading Options 

196 - Academic Dishonesty 



161 

162 

163 
164 
165 



169 



175 



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XI. Rxiiniiniilions 

200 - ("rcdit by lixamination 

201 - rOI'FL 

202 - MA r 

203 - CiMAT 
204-CLI:P 

205 - NTE 

206 - GRC 

207 - 1 ,.S.A. r 

XII. Courses 
210 - AASP (Afro-American Studies Program) 
211-ASTRlOO 
212 -BIOL 105 

213 - BIOL 106 

214 - BOTN 100 
215-CHEM 101 
216-CIIEM103 
217 - EDCP 108 

218 -ENGL 101, lOlA.lOlX 
219-ENTMlOO 

220 - ENl^M 303 

221 - ENTM 407 

222 - GVPT 170 

223 - MIST 156 

224 - HIST 157 
225 -JOUR 100 

226 - CJUS 100 

227 - MATH 001 
228 -MATH 110 
229 -MATH 115 

230 - MATH 140 

231 - Music Courses for Non-Music Majors 

232 - PSYC 100 

233 - Physical Education Courses 

234 - SOCY 100 

235 - SPCH 100 
236-THETllO 

XIII.Tutoring/Study Skills 

240 - Intensive Educational Development 

Office 

241 - Tutoring Services 

242 - Reading and Study Skills Lab 

243 - Why, When, Where, and What To Study 

244 - Speed Reading 

245 - Taking Notes 

246 - Test Anxiety 

SPECIAL POPULATIONS - SECTION XIV 
XrV. Special Popiilnlions 

250 - Returning Students 

251 - Child Care Alternatives 

255 - Veterans 

256 - Jewish Student Center 

257 - Minority Support System 

258 - Disabled Student Services 
259 -Air Force ROTC 

260 - Women's Programs and Services 
26L - International Eiducation Office 

262 - English for Non-Native Speakers 

263 - Parent Association 

264 - Alumni Association 

SERVICES AVAILABLE TO STUDENTS - SECTIONS XV 

-XVI 

XV. Student Services 

270 - Student Union 

271 - Bookstores 

272 - Library Facilities 

273 - Banking 



274 - Job Referral Service 

275 -Judicial Programs Office 

276 - I^gal Aid Office 

277 -Tickctron Service 

278 - Studying Abroad 

279 - Who was Adclc H. Stamp? 

XVI. Campus Health Resources 

285 - Community I Icalth Resources 

286 - Health Center 

287 - Adult Health and Development 
Program 

288 - Counseling Center 

289 - Campus Mediation Service 

290 - HELP Center (Student Crisis 

Intervention Center) 

291 - Men's Clinic 

292 - Women's Health Clinic 

293 - Alcohol 

294 - Drugs 

295 - Pregnancy 

GETTING INVOLVED ON CAMPUS - SECTIONS XVII 

XVIII 

XVII.Canipus Activities 

300 - Office of Campus Activities 

301 - Joining a Student Group 

302 - On-Campus Leisure Opportunties 

303 - Arts and Leisure 

304 - Fraternities and Sororities 
306 - Resource Center for Student 

Organizations 
308 - Leadership Development Course 
311 - Space Reservations (On-campus) 

XVIII.Sports (Athletics) 

320 - Intercollegiate Sports 

321 - Campus Recreation Sevices 

322 - Swim Facilities 

PERSONAL ISSUES - SECTION XIX 
XIX. Personal Issues 

330 - When Should I Seek Outside Help for 
Personal Problems? 

331 - Re-Examining My Values 

332 - Coping With Shyness 

333 - Anxiety and Possible Ways To Cope 

With It 

334 - How to Deal with Loneliness 

335 - How to Handle Fears 

336 - Coping With Stress 

337 - The Female Sex Role: Changes and 

Stress 

338 - The Male Sex Role: Changes and 

Stress 

339 - Death and Dying 

340 - Understanding Grief 

341 - Helping a Friend 

342 - Early Signs of an Alcohol Problem 

343 - Responsible Decisions about Drinking 

344 - How to Deal with Depression 

345 - Becoming Independent from Parents 

346 - Suicidal Crisis 

348 - Protecting Yourself and Your Property 
ACTIVITIES ON CAMPUS 
Activities 

401 - Activities on the Campus 

402 - Hoff Theater Listings 

403 - SEE Productions 

404 - Campus Theatre 

405 - SUPC Events 



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Questions about: 


Go to: 


At: 


Call: 


Page: 


Academic Dishonesty 


Judicial Programs Office 


2108 Mitchell Building 


X4746 


67 


Art Galleries 








54 


A.R.T.S. 


Information Desk 


Lobby, Stamp Student Union 


x2801 


43 


Accommodations, 
On campus 
Off Campus 


Department of Resident Life 
Information Desk 


Annapolis Hall 

Lobby, Stamp Student Union 


X2711 
x2801 


49 

48 


Address, change of 


Registration Counter 


First Floor, Mitchell Building 


x5559 


38 


Admissions, 

Undergraduate 
Graduate 




Ground Floor, Mitchell Buildi 
Second Floor, Lee Building 


ngx5550 
x3141 




Adult Education 


University College 


Center for Adult Education 


985-7000 24 



Advisors, 

Academic: 
declared 
undecided 



see Schedule of Classes 
Office of Undergraduate 
Advising 



1117 Hornbake Library 



X3040 
X2733 



Organizations 
Orientation 


Office of Campus Activities 
Orientation Office 


1191 Stamp Student Union 
1195 Stamp Student Union 


x5605 
x5752 


55 
35 


Airports 


Information Desk 


Lobby , Stamp Student Union 






Alcohol and Drug Programs 

Outpatient Alcohol Treatment (PG County) 




x4922 
864-1446 




Alumni Programs 
and Student Alumni 


Office of Alumni Programs 
Board 


North Wing, Rossborough Inn 


x2938 




Annapolis 








53 


Apartments 


Off-Campus Housing Office 


1195 Stamp Student Union 


X3645 


48 


Art Center 




0232 Stamp Student Union 


X4754 


56 


Assault 


Student Legal Aid Office 


1219 Stamp Student Union 


x5330 


23 


Athletics 

see: Campus Recreation or Intercollegiate Athletics 


Athletic Tickets 


Ticket Office 


Cole Student Activities Buildin 


g x2121 


55 


Automobiles 

see: Parking 


Baltimore 








53 


Banking 


Citizens Bank Of Maryland 


Ground Floor, 
Stamp Student Union 


x2827 


32 


Birth Control 


Women's and Men's Clinics 


Health Center Appointments 


x4923 


36 


B'nai B'rith 


Hillel Federation 


Mowatt Lane 


422-6200 


42 



Bookstores, 

University Book Center 

Maryland Book Exchanije 



Lower Level, 

Stamp Student Union 

4500 College Ave. 



x6944 



43 



927-251 43 



Bursar 



Office of Student Accounts 1103 Lee Building 



X4832 



38 



Buses, 

Shuttle-UM Shuttle-Um Office 

Metro (Wash D.C.) Information Desk 

Greyhound 

Trailways 

Campus Escort Service 



Building 13 

Lobby, Stamp Student Union 



x2255 48 
x2801 43 
565-2662 
737-5800 



xJUST 43 



Campus Recreation Service, 



77 



Questions ubout: 


(>(> to: 




At: 


Call: 


Page: 


Information 
Sports, clubs 
Rcc-chcck 






1104 Armory 


X2131 
X3124 
x5624 


57 


Campus Photo Service 






4310 Knox Road 


x3911 


38 


Campus Printing Service 






1101 University Press 


x3128 


22 


Career Planning 


Career Devc 


;lopmcnt Center 


3121 Hornbake Library 


x2813 


18 


Cars 

see: Commuter Aff; 


airs Office or 


Parking 








Catalog 


Undergraduate Course 
Catalog 


University Book Center 
Information Desk 


x6944 


24 


Changing your schedule 


Registration Office 


First floor, Mitchell Building 


x5559 


38 


Closed Courses 


Registration 


Office 


First floor, Mitchell Building 


x5559 


38 



Conduct, 

Code of Student 

Conduct 

Academic Misconduct 



Office of Judicial Programs 2108 Mitchell Building 



x2927 
X4746 


67 
67 


x3645 
X4242 


48 
37 



Commuters, 

Car-pooling Office of Commuter Affairs 

Parking Department of Campus 

Parking 
Off-Campus HousingOffice of Commuter Affairs 



1195 Stamp Student Union 
Parking Garage 2 



1 195 Stamp Student Union x3645 



48 



Concerts, 

SEE Productions 

in the University Community 



1211G Stamp Student Union 



Counseling Center 

Counseling Services 
Disabled Student Services 

Learning Assistance Service 

Parent Consultation and Child Evaluation 

Returning Students Program 

Testing, Research and Data Processing 



Shoemaker Building 



x4546 


64 


x6534 




x2803 


35 



Tickets for, 


Ticket Office 


Ground floor. 
Stamp Student Union 


x2803 


35 


Contraception 

see: birth control 


Co-Operative Education 


Experiential Learning Office 


0119 Hornbake Library 


x4767 


31 


Costs, 

Housing 
Tuition and Fees 


Department of Resident Life 
Office of the Bursar 


Annapolis Hall 
1103 Lee Building 


x2711 

X4832 


38 



x2931 32 
x2151 

(voice) x5029 
(TTY) x5028 
x2935 
x7203 
x2935 
x3127 



Dental Care 



Dental Clinic 



Health Center 



X4923 



36 



Diamondback, The 
see: Publications 



Dining Services, 
director 
meal plan information 

see also: Food 



1144 South Campus Dining Hall X2901 50 

51 
x2906 



Diploma Application Registration Office 



First floor, Mitchell Building x5559 38 



78 



Questions about: Go to: 


At: 


Call: Page: 


Disabled Student Services 
see: Counseling Center 


Dormitories 

see: Residence Halls 


Drop/Add Registration Office 


First floor, Mitchell Building 


x5559 38 



Employment, 

Job Referral Service 

Student Employment Department of Resident Life 

Center 

see also: Financial Aid Office 



3120 Hornbake Library 
0117 Cumberland Hall 



Food, 

Catering Services 

Dairy Sales Room 

Hillel 

Meal Plans 

see also: Dining Services 



Turner Lab 
Mowalt Lane 



Health Center, 
Appointments 
Emergency 
Information 



X2490 35 
X2711 35 



English Writing Center Talliafcrro Hall 


x4011 




Entertainment 

see: Theaters, Concerts 


Experiential Learning Office 01 19 Hornbake Librarv 


X4767 


19 


Financial Aid and Office of Student Financial Aid2130 Mitchell Building 
Fellowships 


X3046 


19 


Final Exams Schedule of Classes 


Fire, Emergency 


X3333 




Food Co-Op B0203 Stamp Student Union 


x5868 





X3539 50 

X4521 51 

X6200 51 

x2904 50 



Football tickets 

see: Intercollegiate Athletics 


Foreign Student Services International Education 

Services 


2115 Mitchell Building 


x3043 


20 


Fraternities 

see: Greek Affairs 


Gav and Lesbian Student Union 


3103 Stamp Student Union 


x7361 




General Honors Program 


0110 Hornbake Library 


X2532 




Graduate Studies 


Second fioor, Lee Building 


x3141 




Greek Affairs Office of Campus Activities 


1191 Stamp Student Union 


x5605 


62 


Handicapped Services 

see: Counseling Center-Disabled Student Services 



x4923 
x3333 
x3444 



36 



Help Center 



Lehigh Road 



Hoff Theater 

see: Theaters 



Homecoming 



Honoraries 



Hotels 

see: Accommodation— Off-Campus 



xHELP 34 



Office of Campus Activities 1191 Stamp Student Union x5605 



Office of Campus Activities 1 191 Stamp Student Union x5605 



63 



10 



79 



Questions ubout: (Jo to: 


At: 


Call: 


Page: 


Housing 

sec: Apartments or Resident Life, Department of 


I.D. Cards Information Desk 


First Floor, Mitchell Building 


x5559 


39 


Information, 

Information Desk 
Operators 


Stamp Student Union Lobby 


x2801 
x3311 


19 


Intercollegiate Athletics, 
Coaches 
Tickets 


Cole Student Activities Buildir 
Cole Ticket Office 


ig X4705 
x2121 


55 


Intramurals 

see: Campus Recreation Service 


Internships Experiential Learning Office 


0119 Hornbake Library 


X4767 


19 


Jewish Student Union 


1211C Stamp Student Union 


x5638 




Jobs 

sec: Employment 


Learning Assistance Service 
see: Counseling Center 


Legal Aid Student Legal Aid Office 


1219 Stamp Student Union 


x5330 


23 


Libraries 


Information 


x2853 


16 


Loans Office of Student Financial Aid2130 Mitchell Building 


x3046 


19 


Mail 

see: Postal Services 



Majors, 

advisement for 
change of 
selective 



Department Advisors 
Information Desk 
Schedule of Classes 



First floor, Mitchell Building x5559 



Parking, 

Campus permits Department of Campus Parking Parking Garage 2 
Carpooling Office of Commuter Affairs 1195 Stamp Student Union 
Tickets Department of Campus Parking Parking Garage 2 



9 
10 



Maryland Images 


Office of Undergraduates 
Admissions 


Ground Floor, Mitchell Buildingx5550 




Maryland Media 






3144 South Campus Dining Hall x4179 


38 


Meals 

see: Food 


Medical Services 

see: Health Center 


Memorial Chapel 
see also: Religion 


Reservations 




x4409 


42 


Mini-Courses 


SUPC Office 






0221 Stamp Student Union x4987 


64 


Minority Services 


Office of Minority 
Student Education 




1 101 Hornbake Library x4901 


21 


Nyumburu Cultural Center 




3125 South Campus Dining Hall x5774 


21 


Motor Vehicle Administration 

see: Parking, Department of Campus Parki 


ng 






Museums 


Information Desk 




Lobby, Stamp Student Union x2801 


53 


Name changes 


Registration Informat 


ion 


Desk First Hoor, Mitchell Building x5559 




Orientation, Programs and Advisors 




1195 Stamp Student Union x5752 





X4242 


37 


x3645 


48 


x4242 


37 



80 



Questions about: 



Go to: 



At: 



Call: Page: 



Police Services, 
Emergency 
Police Department 
Student Police Auxiliary 



1201 Service Building 



x3333 21 
X3555 
X4909 35 



Postal Service, 

University Mail Service 
Mailbox and stamp service 
US Post Offices: 



P.O. Building x3955 

Ground floor, Stamp Student Union 



37 



4815 Calvert Road 
9591 Baltimore Blvd. 




699-8845 
345-1714 




Pregnancy Tests, 
Health Center 
HELP Center 


Women's Clinic 
Lehigh Road 


X4921 
xHELP 


36 
34 


Printing Services 


1101 University Press 


x3128 


22 



Publications, 

The Diamondback 
The Mitzpeh 
The Eclipse 



3150 South Campus Dining Hall x4315 
311 IC South Campus Dining Hall x6411 
3125 South Campus Dining Hall x5774 



23 



see all others in the "Resource" chapter of the Handbook 






Radio stations 
see: WMUC 


Record Coop 


Ground Floor, 
Stamp Student Union 


x5855 


35 


Records, student 

Office of Records and Registration 
Dean of School or College 


First floor, Mitchell Building 


x5559 




Recreational Sports 

see: Campus Recreation Service 


Registration, 

information. Registration Information Desk First floor, Mitchell Building 
dates, and appointments 


x5559 


38 


Religious Matters Memorial Chapel 


Individual Denomination Office 


42 


Resumes Career Development Center 


3121 Hornbake Library 


x5782 


18 


Reservations, 

in Stamp Student Union 
on Campus 




x2809 
X4409 


23 


Residence Halls, 

Cost of Office of the Bursar 
General Information Department of Resident Life 


1103 Lee Building 
Annapolis Hall 


x4832 
x2711 


49 


Rides Ride Board 


Ground Level, Stamp Student Union 




Shuttle-UM Shuttle-UM 


Office Building 13 


x2255 


48 


Sororities 

see: Greek Affairs 








Spectator Sports 

see: Intercollegiate Athletics 


STAR Center 


Lobby, Stamp Student Union 


x4948 




Student Accounts Office of the Bursar 


1103 Lee Building 


x4832 


38 


Student Activities Office of Campus Activities 


1191 Stamp Student Union 


x5605 




Student Government Association 


1211D Stamp Student Union 


x2811 





81 



Questions about: (»o to: 




At: 


Call: Page: 


Student Legal Aid Office 




1219 Stamp Student Union 


x5330 23 


Student Union Program Council 




0221 Stamp Student Union 


X4987 64 


Study Abroad Office 




1113 Mitchell Building 


x8645 23 


Swimming Pools Prienkert 


and Cole 


Information 


X5454 36 


Tcl-Um Information Line 






x6384/xINFO 


Testudo 






4 



Theaters, 
Hoff 

Tawes 



Lower level, 

Stamp Student Union 

Tawes Fine Arts Building 



x2594 



x2201 



55 



Tickets, 

Athletic Events 

Tawes Theater 

Ticket Center 

University Community Concerts 

see also: Parking 



see: Intercollegiate Athletics 



0104 Stamp Student Union 



x2201 
x2803 
x6534 



55 



Time Management 



Learning Assistance Service Shoemaker Building 



x2935 



29 



Train Stations 



Information Desk 



Lobby, Stamp Student Union x2801 



Transcripts 



Registration Information Desk Lobby, Mitchell Building 



x5559 



42 



Transfer Credits 



Academic Advisor College Advising Office 

Registration Information Desk Lobby, Mitchell Building 



x5559 



11 



Transportation, 
On-Campus: 
Off-campus: 



Shuttle-UM 

Office of Commuter Affairs 

Information Desk 



Building 13 x2255 

1195 Stamp Student Union x3645 18 

Lobby, Stamp Student Union x2801 43 



Tuition 



see: Costs 



Tutors, Academic Offices 

Learning Assistance Service 
STAR Center 
Undergraduate Advising 
Office 



2201 Shoemaker Building x2935 20 

Lobby, Stamp Student Union x4948 
1117 Hornbake Library x2733 9 



University of Maryland at College Park, 
History, Mission, Traditions 
Visitor's Welcoming Center 



x3124 



Washington D.C. 



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Weightlifting Rooms see: Campus Recreation Services 



Withdrawal, 

from the University Registration Information Lobby, Mitchell Building x5559 

Desk 
from Dining Services Department of Dining South Campus Dining Hall x2901 

Services 
from Residence Halls Department of Annapolis Hall x2711 

Resident Life 



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WMUC Radio 

AM65 

FM88 



3130 South Campus Dining Hall 
Studio x6500 

Studio x3688 



* All phone numbers begin with 454- unless otherwise noted. 



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ACADEMIC AND MASTER CALENDAR 



Fall Semester, 1989-1990 

Registration (Walk-In) 

Fall Semester 

Labor Day (Campuses closed) 

First Day of Classes 

Thanksgiving Holiday (Campuses closed) 

Last Day of Classes 

Final Exams 

Commencement 

Christmas Day (Campuses closed) 

Christmas Recess (Campuses closed) 

New Year's Day (Campuses closed) 

Spring Semester, 1989-1990 
First Day of Classes 
Spring Vacation 

Spring Recess (Campuses Closed) 
Last Day of Classes 
Final Exams 
Commencement 
Memorial Day (Campuses closed) 

Fall 1989 Deadlines 
Type Of Cliange 



August 15-September 18 

September 4 
September 5 

November 23-Novembcr 26 
December 11 

December 13-December 21 
December 22 
December 25 

December 26-Dccember 29 
January 1, 1990 

January 22 
March 19-March 25 

May 14 

Mayl5-May23 
May 24 
May 28 

Last Day to Process 



Add A Course 

Cancel Resident Life Housing 

without financial obligation 
Cancel Registration for Fall 1989 
change Credit Level 
Drop A Course (Undergraduates) 

without a "W" 

with "W" mark (4 credit drop limit)($2.00 fee) 
change Grading Option 
process a Late Registration 



Last Day to Withdraw from All Courses 



Withdraw with 100% refund (cancel) 
Withdraw with 80% refund 
Withdraw with 60% refund 
Withdraw with 40% refund 
Withdraw with 20% refund 
Withdraw with 0% refund 



September 18 

July 11 

September 1 

September 18 

September 18 
November 13 
September 18 
September 18 



September 1 

September 11 

September 18 

September 25 

October 2 

October 12 



Schedule Adjustment Period ends at 4:30 p.m., September 18, 1989. 



Credits: 
Editors: Betsey Fuller, Dana Neilson 
Graphic Artist: Michael Thompson 
Production Specialist: Lars Klander 



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