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Resources for staying connected to the University of Maryland community


While the current global pandemic requires us to operate in an online environment, students can still stay connected to the university community. This site will provide you with guidance and strategies to keep connected with UMD and fellow Terps.

A Message from Patty Perillo, Vice President for Student Affairs

As you work to care so generously for others, may you also take time to care for yourself. We are not in a sprint, rather a marathon. It is my deepest hope that you are finding ways to eat well, exercise, sleep well, rest and meditate. 

Patty Perrillo Vice President for Student Affairs

Articles from Maryland Today

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Big Ten Postpones Fall Sports
The Big Ten Conference today announced the postponement of the 2020 fall sports season, including all regular-season contests and Big Ten championships and tournaments, due to the ongoing health and safety concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. 
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Undergraduate In-person Education Delayed Until Sept. 14
University President Darryll J. Pines sent the following email to the campus community this afternoon: 
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Student Crisis Fund Surpasses $1M in Distributions
The University of Maryland’s Student Crisis Fund has passed a milestone that’s both a testament to the fund’s donors and a sober reminder of the economic devastation of COVID-19.  The fund on Friday surpassed $1 million in grants given to 1,985 students struggling with daily necessities, rent payments, utilities and other bills that have been hard for many to cover since March 11, when the the novel coronavirus pandemic began. 
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