The perfect balance of
Summer and study

Summer Session, May 28 - August 16, 2019

Your Freshman Year
Starts THIS Fall

Freshmen Connection, August 26 - December 17, 2019

Terp Young Scholars

College Courses. College Credits. College Park. July 7-26, 2019.

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 opportunities and flexibility to make progress towards your goals. Earn credits to satisfy major requirements and gain ground on graduation with six convenient sessions. Undergraduate and graduate classes meet morning, afternoon, evening, and online. Summer Session is open to current and incoming UMD students and non-UMD students that include visiting undergraduates and graduates, high schoolers, professionals, and lifelong learners.

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Winter Session offers convenience to keep focusing on your goals! Earn up to four credits and gain ground on graduation in just three weeks. Classes meet morning, afternoon, or evening on campus or anywhere online. Winter Session is open to current UMD and non-UMD students. There’s always time to Keep Learning!

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Terp Young Scholars

Experience the challenge, excitement, and independence of campus life at the University of Maryland. Academically talented high school students take college courses for college credits at College Park.

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Terp Discovery

Expanding the minds and skills of exceptional middle school students in a challenging, engaging environment.

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Continuing Education

Explore non-credit offerings for professional and personal growth that include workforce development, enrichment programs, professional school exam preparation, and more.

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Congratulations spring-admitted Terp! Start Maryland in the fall semester with Freshmen Connection! Get on track to graduate with the class of 2023 and enjoy the perks of campus life at Maryland. Fulfill requirements with university courses that are taught by UMD faculty in campus classrooms. Join the excitement of fall at 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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Professional Programs
for Graduate Studies

Our Professional Graduate Programs are available online, on campus, or in a blended combination, and include certificate and master’s degree opportunities. Whether you are seeking an academic concentration or a highly specialized professional focus, you’ll find the convenience and expertise you need to learn, grow, and satisfy your curiosity.

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Questions about any of our programs?