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What You Need to Know About the University of Maryland

Updated 09/11/2015

Information for students, families, and staff members required by the Higher Education Opportunity Act.


Privacy of student records (Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act—FERPA)
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/iii630a.html
http://osc.umd.edu/OSC/GeneralParentFAQ.aspx
http://www.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

Voter registration
http://elections.state.md.us/voter_registration/index.html
http://www.eac.gov/voter_resources/register_to_vote.aspx

Vaccination policy
http://www.health.umd.edu/clinicalservices/allergimmuntravel/immunizations
http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/ImmunizationRecordForm.pdf
http://www.reslife.umd.edu/global/documents/commhandbook/rightsresponsibilities.pdf; vaccination information is on page 32.
http://health.umd.edu/newandtransfer/whattobring
http://www.admissions.umd.edu/goterps/; look under “Submit Health Requirements” near the bottom of the page.

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program
http://www.health.umd.edu/healthpromotion/alcoholtobacco
http://www.health.umd.edu/node/1507
http://www.health.umd.edu/mentalhealth/substanceuse
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/v100d.html
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-V-100e.html
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-VI-800a.html
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/2014-VI-800b.html
http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/AlcoholandOtherDrugPolicy2012-2013.pdf
http://www.testudo.umd.edu/soc/drugalcohol.html
http://reslife.umd.edu/global/documents/commhandbook/rightsresponsibilities.pdf, pages 24 and 25.

Timely warnings and emergency notifications
http://www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness/
https://alert.umd.edu/?_ga=1.90427738.1971440884.1392931486
http://www.umdps.umd.edu/stats/safety_notices.cfm

Annual security report
http://www.umdps.umd.edu/stats/AnnualSecurityReport.pdf
http://www.umpd.umd.edu/stats/incident_logs.cfm
http://www.umpd.umd.edu/stats/clery.cfm

Annual fire safety report
http://www.des.umd.edu/fire/report/index.html

Fire safety log
https://des.umd.edu/apps/other/HEOA_log2.cfm

Missing persons reporting
http://reslife.umd.edu/global/documents/commhandbook/safetysecurity.pdf?pdf=CommLivingHandbook-SafetySecurity; page 11.

Information for crime victims about disciplinary hearings
http://osc.umd.edu/OSC/Default.aspx
http://www.umd.edu/catalog/index.cfm/show/content.section/c/52/s/944
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/docs/V-100B.pdf

Financial aid information
The Office of Student Financial Aid website contains a wealth of information on what types of aid are available, counseling on student borrowing, information on preferred lenders, student loan information from the U. S. Department of Education, and the cost of attendance at the University, including student budgets. Specific topics are linked below.

General student financial aid information
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/

How to Apply for Aid
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/applying/applying_for_aid.php

Determining Your Eligibility
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/award_process/determine_eligibility.php

Types of Financial Aid Available
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/aid/types_of_aid.php

Aid for Study Abroad
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/osfa/study_abroad.php

Satisfactory Academic Progress
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/policies/satisfactory_academic_progress.php

Disbursement of Financial Aid
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/receiving_aid/receiving_aid.php

Federal Work-Study (FWS)
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/fws/

Availability of institutional and financial aid information
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/
http://www.umd.edu

Contact information for assistance in obtaining institutional or financial aid information
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/about/contact_us.php

Cost of Attending the University
For actual UMD tuition and fee charges, please visit the Office of the Bursar at www.bursar.umd.edu
For estimated tuition and fees, housing costs and personal /miscellaneous expenses
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/award_process/cost_of_attendance.php

Net Price Calculator
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/NetPriceCalculator/index.php

Gainful Employment Programs
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/gedt/iaa.php

Entrance and exit counseling for student borrowers
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/receiving_aid/entrance_exit_counseling.php

National student loan data system
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/loans/

State grant assistance
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/grants/

Student loan information published by U. S. Department of Education
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/loans/

Notice of federal student financial aid penalties for drug law violations
http://studentaid.ed.gov/PORTALSWebApp/students/english/aideligibility.jsp?tab=funding

Refund policy, requirements for withdrawal and return of Title IV, HEA financial aid
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/receiving_aid/withdrawal.php

Private Education Loan Disclosures
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/loans/choosing_alternative_lender.php

Preferred lender lists
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/loans/choosing_alternative_lender.php

Code of conduct for education loans (for agents with responsibility for private education loans or FFELP loans)
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/about/code_of_conduct.php

Athletics information
Information on participation in intercollegiate athletics, retention/graduation rates for athletes, and NCAA regulations is available at the Athletics website and from the NCAA website.

Participation
http://www.ncaa.org
http://www.umterps.com

Retention/Graduation Rates for Athletes
http://www.ncaa.org
http://www.ncaa.org/about/resources/research/academic-progress-rate-apr
http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/newmedia/public/rates/index.html

NCAA Regulations
http://www.ncaa.org
http://www.ncaa.org/enforcement?division=d1
http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/future/want-play-college-sports
http://www.ncaa.org/student-athletes/current/remaining-eligible
http://www.umterps.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=208138989&DB_OEM_ID=29700&DB_OEM_ID=29700
http://www.umterps.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=208138976&DB_OEM_ID=29700

UMD graduates' placement in employment
http://www.careers.umd.edu/
http://www.careers.umd.edu/wcidwami.cfm

Job placement rates
http://www.careers.umd.edu/wcidwami.cfm

Graduate and professional education choices of UMD graduates
http://www.careers.umd.edu/wcidwami.cfm
http://www.careers.umd.edu/heading.cfm?heading_ID=11

Retention Rate
https://irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/Retention/ug_retcomp.pdf
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/Profiles2/Main/index.cfm?action=6_oldRace
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/Profiles2/Main/index.cfm?action=6_newRace

Completion/Graduation and Transfer-out Rates
https://irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/Retention/ug_retcomp.pdf
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/Profiles2/Main/index.cfm?action=6_oldRace
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/Profiles2/Main/index.cfm?action=6_newRace

Teacher Preparation Program Report
http://www.education.umd.edu/Academics/Programs/teacher_education/TPPCPdata.html

Academic Program (academic majors and programs)
http://www.umd.edu/catalog/index.cfm/show/content.chapter/c/1

Accreditation
http://www.umd.edu/catalog/index.cfm/show/content.section/c/87/s/1223

Transfer credit policies and articulation agreements
http://www.tce.umd.edu/
http://artweb.usmd.edu/

Textbook information
http://umcp.bncollege.com/webapp/wcs/stores/servlet/BNCBHomePage?storeId=15551&catalogId=10001&langId=-1
http://www.sis.umd.edu/bin/bookstore?crs=DEPT&sec=&term=201308 – Follow this link and then choose a department to view the booklist.

Facilities and services available to students with disabilities
http://www.counseling.umd.edu/DSS/
http://www.oit.umd.edu/projects/adapt/

Student body diversity
https://irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/Enrollments/stuprofile_allug.pdf for undergraduate student profile
https://irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/Enrollments/stuprofile_allgrad.pdf for graduate student profile
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/menus.cfm?action=cds - Section B of each year’s CDS includes statistics on undergraduate student body race/ethnicity.

Copyright infringement policies and sanctions (including computer use and file sharing)
http://nethics.umd.edu/
http://it.umd.edu/security/Nethics/HEOA/heoacompliance.html
http://it.umd.edu/security/Nethics/Copyright/filesharing.html
http://www.it.umd.edu/PlayFair/FAQs.html
http://www.faculty.umd.edu/teach/material.html#copyright
http://www.usmh.usmd.edu/regents/bylaws/SectionIV/IV310.html
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/iv320a.html
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/iv300a.html

Consumer information on College Navigator website
http://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/