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Undergraduate Catalog 2014-2015

Academic Common Market

2100 Marie Mount Hall, 301-405-9363
www.ugst.umd.edu/acmnotice.pdf
Esther Park, Coordinator

SPECIAL NOTICE

August 23, 2012 
(Updated April 12, 2014)

The University of Maryland, College Park has discontinued participation in the Academic Common Market. 
 

The last ACM certifications the University of Maryland, College Park accepted were those specifying spring 2013 as the first term of enrollment in the certified major. The University of Maryland, College Park will not accept ACM certifications for later semesters. Only students with ACM certifications for spring 2013 or earlier semesters and who enroll in the certified program at UMD in their ACM certified semester may continue to receive the ACM in-state tuition benefit. 

Transition Plans

Fall 2012 and earlier: 

Undergraduate students approved for participation in an Academic Common Market (ACM) major and enrolled in their certified majors as of fall 2012 or earlier may continue to receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 2.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the degree. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified major. 

Undergraduate students admitted for fall 2012 who deferred their admission to spring 2013 or fall 2013 will be treated according to the rules for undergraduate students admitted fall 2012. They must be approved for participation in an Academic Common Market (ACM) major and enrolled in their certified majors as of the semester to which they deferred. They may continue to receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 2.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the degree. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified major. 
Graduate students approved for participation in an Academic Common Market (ACM) major and enrolled in their certified majors as of fall 2012 or earlier may continue to receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 3.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the graduate degree. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified program. 

Graduate students admitted for fall 2012 who deferred their admission to spring 2013 or fall 2013 will be treated according to the rules for graduate students admitted fall 2012. They must be approved for participation in an Academic Common Market (ACM) major and enrolled in their certified majors as of the semester to which they deferred. They may continue to receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 3.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the degree. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified major. 

Spring 2013: 

Undergraduate students, who receive ACM certification for spring 2013 and who are admitted to and enrolled in their approved ACM inventory majors for spring 2013, may receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 2.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the degree. Students may not pursue multiple degrees while receiving ACM benefits. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified major.

Undergraduate students admitted for spring 2013 who deferred their admission to fall 2013 or spring 2014 will be treated according to the rules for undergraduate students admitted spring 2013. They must be approved for participation in an Academic Common Market (ACM) major and enrolled in their certified majors as of the semester to which they deferred. They may continue to receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 2.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the degree. Students may not pursue multiple degrees while receiving ACM benefits. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified major. 

Graduate students, who receive ACM certification for spring 2013 and who are admitted to and enrolled in their approved ACM inventory majors for spring 2013, may receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 3.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the graduate degree. Students may not pursue multiple degrees while receiving ACM benefits. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified program. 

Graduate students admitted for spring 2013 who deferred their admission to fall 2013 or spring 2014 will be treated according to the rules for undergraduate students admitted spring 2013. They must be approved for participation in an Academic Common Market (ACM) major and enrolled in their certified majors as of the semester to which they deferred. They may continue to receive benefits as long as they are continuously enrolled full time in the ACM approved major, maintain permanent residency in their certifying state, a 3.0 overall grade point average, and satisfactory progress toward the degree. Students may not pursue multiple degrees while receiving ACM benefits. Benefits will not exceed six (6) years beginning in the first term of enrollment in the ACM certified major.

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