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Joint President/Senate Inclusion & Respect Task Force

Learn about the Task Force's work to consider how best to nurture a climate that is more respectful and inclusive of all members of our campus community, stands against hate, and reaffirms the values that define us a University.



Resources

UMD’s hate-bias incident response protocol ensures a coordinated response, provides support to impacted community members and ensures transparency with the campus community. Read more here.

To report an incident of hate-bias you may contact UMPD (including emergencies), by calling 301.405.3333 (mobile phone: #3333) or report online to the Office of Civil Rights & Sexual Misconduct at go.umd.edu/reporthatebias.

Ensures the safety and security of the campus community. Receives and assesses all hate-bias incident reports. Investigates reports of hate-bias incidents by gathering details, collecting evidence, sharing information with law enforcement partners, and consulting with legal experts.

Pocomoke Building
7569 Baltimore Ave
umpd.umd.edu
Emergency: 911 or 301.405.3333 (mobile phone: #3333)
Non-emergency: 301.405.3555

Receives and assesses all hate-bias incident reports. Responds to all complaints of discrimination based on a legally protected class.

4113 Susquehanna Hall
ocrsm.umd.edu
301.405.1142

Encourages and supports the efforts of units throughout the University to achieve their diversity and inclusion goals. Provides campus programming in collaboration with other campus units to foster prevention efforts and facilitate responses to hate-bias incidents. The ODI Hate-Bias Coordinator receives all hate-bias incident reports, and coordinates provision of campus support services to individuals affected by hate-bias incidents.

2411 Marie Mount Hall
faculty.umd.edu/diversity
301.405.6810

Provides resources and guidance to support the advancement of undocumented students during their time at Maryland.

undocumented.umd.edu
undoc@umd.edu

Provides free and confidential therapy, as well as comprehensive support services, to help students manage personal, social, and academic challenges.

1101 Shoemaker Building
4281 Chapel Lane
counseling.umd.edu
301.314.7651

Offers mental health services to students, as well as faculty and staff through its Faculty Staff Assistance Program.

140 Campus Drive
health.umd.edu/mentalhealth/services
health.umd.edu/FSAP
health.umd.edu
301.314.8180

Serves the spiritual needs of the University of Maryland community.

thestamp.umd.edu/memorial_chapel/chaplains


About

The University of Maryland, College Park is the state's flagship university and one of the nation's preeminent public research universities. A global leader in research, entrepreneurship and innovation, the university is home to more than 41,000 students, 14,000 faculty and staff, and 352,000 alumni all dedicated to the pursuit of Fearless Ideas. Located just outside Washington, D.C., we discover and share new knowledge every day through our renowned research enterprise and programs in academics, the arts and athletics. And we are committed to social entrepreneurship as the nation’s first “Do Good” campus.

DO GOOD 

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Academics

Spanning 12 schools and colleges, Maryland offers more than 200 degree-granting programs, many of them ranked among the best in the country. Our faculty includes three Nobel laureates, two Pulitzer Prize winners, 60 members of the national academies and scores of Fulbright scholars. And our students, who include the highest achievers in the state and nation, enjoy experiences unique to our location just outside the nation’s capital, including internships, research, and leadership and service opportunities.

Research and Innovation

The University of Maryland is one of the world’s premier research institutions. With our strategic location and scores of partnerships with government and businesses, UMD conducts groundbreaking research on some of the biggest challenges facing our global community, including cybersecurity and terrorism, bioengineering, public health equity, food safety and climate change. We strive to discover new knowledge and put it to work through innovation and entrepreneurship, advancing economic development and transforming lives. 

Arts

At the University of Maryland, the arts, the humanities and the sciences intersect to address important societal issues and shed new light on the human experience. Our vibrant campus arts community collaborates with local and national cultural organizations such as the Phillips Collection, Kennedy Center and Folger Shakespeare Library. Student and faculty artists, designers, historians, writers and performers are exploring new media, presenting new perspectives, investigating new techniques and engaging new audiences.

Events

December 22
2:30pm - 5:30pm
December 29
3:00pm - 6:00pm
December 31
7:00pm
December 31
7:00pm

Athletics

Home of the Terrapins, the University of Maryland has one of the nation’s most recognizable and successful athletics programs. More than 550 student-athletes compete each year in 19 intercollegiate sports—11 for women and eight for men. Since 2005 alone, Maryland has won 16 national championships, including NCAA titles in women’s basketball, men’s soccer and women’s lacrosse. Since joining the Big Ten Conference in 2014, UMD has won a combined 17 regular season and tournament championships. Fear the Turtle!

Our Commitment to Student-Athletes

At the University of Maryland, our commitment to the safety and well-being of our students is paramount and resolute. For our student-athletes, that means both on and off the field.
The University of Maryland is committed to accountability, transparency, and fairness and is working to ensure our program upholds the values of our University.
Learn more about our commitment.

Student Life

The Terp experience extends beyond classrooms, labs and studios. It encompasses residence halls and dining halls, clubs and sports, fraternities and sororities, campus events and performances, and countless off-campus destinations. Maryland touts 800-plus student organizations, dozens of prestigious living and learning communities, and countless other ways to get involved. Students here can create a unique identity and grow as individuals, even as they’re part of a close-knit and diverse community. 

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