The perfect balance of
summer and study.

Summer Session, May 29 - August 17, 2018

Spring Forward.
Start Freshman Year This Fall.

Freshmen Connection, August 28 - December 19, 2017

Winter Session
Make Progress at Your Convenience

January 2-22, 2018

The Office of
Extended Studies

Keep Learning!

Further your education and build credits towards a degree, advance your career, prepare for college, or explore topics of interest. The University of Maryland’s Office of Extended Studies provides opportunities and flexibility for you to keep learning.


Summer Session offers a convenient way to build credits towards graduation, satisfy a requirement, or explore new interests. Six sessions, 1200+ undergraduate and graduate courses, offered morning, afternoon, evening, and online, means there’s always time to get ahead.

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Winter Session is the right size to earn up to four credits in only three weeks. Gain ground on graduation, satisfy a requirement, or explore new interests. Accomplish your goals with 350+ undergraduate and graduate courses offered on-campus or anywhere online.

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Terp Young Scholars

Experience the challenge, excitement, and independence of campus life at UMD. Outstanding high school students take college courses for college credits at College Park.

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Terp Discovery

Expanding the minds, skills, and horizons of exceptional rising 7th and 8th graders in a challenging, engaging environment.

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UMD/Phillips Partnership

Enroll in courses or workshops that make a lasting impression at the University of Maryland’s Center for Art and Knowledge at The Phillips Collection.

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Spring forward and start freshman year this fall! In Freshmen Connection, spring-admitted Terps get on campus and take classes in the fall semester. Connect earlier with everything that the University of Maryland has to offer and stay on track for graduation. Fulfill major and General Education requirements with university courses that are taught by UMD faculty in campus classrooms. Live on campus or commute. Join the excitement of fall at the University of Maryland.

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Build a foundation for success and prepare for graduate or professional school training with our innovative evening programs.

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Graduate Programs

Today, a vital key to career advancement is earning an advanced degree. At the University of Maryland, we make getting that degree more convenient. Our graduate programs are delivered online, in the classroom, or through a blended option of both. Whether you’re seeking an academic concentration or a highly specialized professional focus, find the expertise and innovation to learn, grow, and satisfy your curiosity.

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Questions about any of our programs?