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What You Need to Know About the University of Maryland

updated August 29, 2013


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://www2.ed.gov/policy/gen/guid/fpco/ferpa/index.html

Voter registration:
http://www.mdelections.umd.edu/voter-registration/
http://www.sga.umd.edu/umdvotes/
http://www.eac.gov/voter_resources/register_to_vote.aspx

Vaccinations policy:

http://www.health.umd.edu/clinicalservices/allergimmuntravel/immunizations
http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/ImmunizationRecordForm.pdf
http://www.resnet.umd.edu/reslife/community/communityhandbook/4.html

http://www.health.umd.edu/about/insuranceandfees

Drug and Alcohol Abuse Prevention Program:

http://www.health.umd.edu/healthpromotion/alcoholtobacco

http://www.health.umd.edu/mentalhealth/substanceabuse
http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/v100d.html

http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/docs/VI800A.pdf

http://www.president.umd.edu/policies/docs/VI-800B.pdf

http://www.health.umd.edu/sites/default/files/alcoholpolicy_0_0.pdf

http://www.testudo.umd.edu/soc/drugalcohol.html

Timely warnings and emergency notifications:
http://www.umd.edu/emergencypreparedness
http://www.umpd.umd.edu/crime_alert.cfm

Annual security report:
http://www.umpd.umd.edu/crime_stats.cfm

http://www.umpd.umd.edu/RECORDS/Clery_Info.cfm

http://www.umpd.umd.edu/Brochure/safety&security.pdf

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

Information for crime victims about disciplinary hearings:
http://www.studentconduct.umd.edu
http://www.umd.edu/catalog/index.cfm/show/content.section/c/52/s/944

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/
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/Publications/pub_cds.html

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:

Go to http://www.financialaid.umd.edu and on the left of the page click the "Contact us" link: http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/about/contact_us.php

Price of attendance:
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/award_process/cost_of_attendance.php

Net Price Calculator:

http://financialaid.umd.edu/NetPriceCalculator/

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.nslds.ed.gov/nslds_SA/
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://www2.ed.gov/fund/grants-college.html
http://www.financialaid.umd.edu/loans/
http://www2.ed.gov/offices/OSFAP/DirectLoan/index.html

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

Preferred lender arrangements annual report:
U. S. Department of Education will determine minimum information required to be disclosed regarding preferred lender arrangements. The report will be posted when that guidance is available.


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.theacc.com/

http://www.umterps.com/

 

Retention/Graduation Rates:

http://www.ncaa.org

http://fs.ncaa.org/Docs/newmedia/public/rates/index.html

 

NCAA Regulations:

http://www.ncaa.org

http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/ncaa/enforcement/index.html

http://www.ncaa.org/wps/wcm/connect/public/ncaa/eligibility/index.html

http://www.theacc.com/

http://www.umterps.com/ViewArticle.dbml?ATCLID=208138989&DB_OEM_ID=29700&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 UM graduates:
http://www.careers.umd.edu/wcidwami.cfm
http://www.careers.umd.edu/heading.cfm?heading_ID=11

Retention Rate:
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/

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://www.irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/

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/COEInfo/TitleII/title2_10_11/index.html

Academic Program (Academic majors and programs):
http://www.umd.edu/catalog/index.cfm

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/

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

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://www.irpa.umd.edu/CampusCounts/
https://www.irpa.umd.edu/Publications/pub_cds.html

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

Copyright infringement policies and sanctions (including computer use and file sharing:
http://nethics.umd.edu/

www.nethics.umd.edu/resources/factsheets/heoacompliance.htm

http://nethics.umd.edu/resources/factsheets/filesharing.htm
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
http://www.it.umd.edu/PlayFair/FAQs.html