for transfer students from the moment of first-look at the University
of Maryland (UM) through the end of the first semester are covered
in the sections below. Basic questions are addressed and contacts
provided. For your convenience, each section is provided in a
version for printing.
is a transfer student.
Transfer students come to the University of Maryland with
a wide range of education experiences. Information on transfer-status
is covered in this section.
Applying to the University of Maryland as a transfer student
and also the basics on credits, degree requirements, Limited
Enrollment Programs (LEPs) and the Math Placement exam are
- The Maryland Transfer Advantage Program.
A partnership between the University of Maryland and the community colleges: Anne Arundel Community College, College of Southern Maryland, Montgomery College, and Prince George's Community College.
Among the questions answered in this section are those concerning
language requirements, visas and work permits, and the transfer
of credits from institutions outside of the United States.
the University of Maryland
information about degree requirements and costs are covered
in this section.
Financial aid is often a concern for students applying to
the University of Maryland. Basic financial aid information
for transfer students is covered.
Information about honors programs, Shady Grove, online
courses, weekend courses and contacting an advisor are
Student Orientation Program
out about the orientation program specifically designed
for the transfer student.
Attending the first orientation program available will provide the best selection
of course times and offerings.
Here you will find answers to your questions about computer
requirements, computer facilities, and email.
Questions ranging from housing to healthcare and parking
to childcare are among those you will find answered.