Visitor Center
8 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Saturday: 9 a.m.–3 p.m., except for football home games

Office of Undergraduate Admissions
Mitchell Building

The Visitor Center’s staff is eager to welcome you to UMD’s beautiful campus. Its team of knowledgeable undergraduate students can provide you with any information you need to make your visit enjoyable and memorable. Other services in the Visitor Center include videos and exhibits, such as a model residence hall room to give prospective students a close-up look at life on campus.

To register for any of the visit options below, visit

Terrapin Tours

Get a student-led perspective of campus, offered Monday through Friday at 10 a.m. and noon, except on university holidays. Tours depart from the Rossborough Inn, next to the Visitor Center. A video about UMD is shown 10 minutes before tours. Tours are not offered on university holidays.
Reservations encouraged.

Maryland Information Sessions

Attend a group session with an admission representative, followed by a tour. Offered on most weekdays and some Saturdays.
Reservations required.

Prospective Student Fall Open House

Talk to faculty, meet current students, take a campus tour and learn about Maryland’s academic and student services on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2018.
Reservations encouraged.

Terp for a Day

Meet current undergraduates and spend a day attending classes and participating in extracurricular activities. This program is not available in the summer.
Reservations are required at least two weeks in advance.

Self-guided tour

Can’t make it to the Visitor Center during normal business hours? Grab your phone and your walking shoes and take an audio tour of our campus’s iconic sites.
Download the Division of Student Affairs’ TERPlife app for iOS and Android at

If none of these options are convenient for you, please visit the Office of Undergraduate Admissions to talk with an admission counselor. They are available on a walk-in basis Monday through Friday, noon-4 p.m., except university holidays.

No reservations required.