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Resident Life Room and Students

Step Into Your New Home!

There's nothing like bonding with your floormates and creating lifelong friendships when living on-campus! Elevate your Maryland experience by living in one of our residence halls, offering traditional style, semi-suite, suite, and apartment options.

Welcome New Terps!

Your Guide to Terp Housing

students live in traditional-style halls with furnished double, triple, or quad rooms and communal bathrooms
students live in furnished, air-conditioned apartments with a living room and fully-equipped kitchen
students live in suites, similar to apartments, without a kitchen
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View our room rates and learn about Terp Payment Plan options

2023-2024 Housing Fees
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Learn how to apply, steps to complete your agreement, and the room selection process

Applying for Housing
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Explore our traditional residence halls, apartments and suites with photos and 360 virtual tours

Take a Peek Inside Our Rooms

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The Maryland Residential Experience

Our Residence Halls are home to most first-year and second-year undergraduate students. We have traditional, semi-suite, suite, and apartment options available.

Residence Hall Living Overview

Additional Housing Options

Benefits of Living on Campus

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Find Your Squad Living on campus at UMD
Be a part of a special Terp community
Find Your Squad
There's nothing like bonding with your floormates and creating lifelong friendships when living on-campus. Walk the halls and meet someone new.
Make the Grade Living on campus
Be a part of a special Terp community
Make the Grade
Discover quiet study spaces and collaborative learning groups within your residence hall community. You'll be surrounded by students experiencing similar journeys and have support when you need it.
Here for You - Students at Mckeldin Mall
Be a part of a special Terp community
Location, Location, Location
Roll out of bed and head to class. Be within steps of where you need to be with prices that meet your preferences & budget.
Students at Self Care Fair UMD
Be a part of a special Terp community
Here For You
Have a maintenance/facility issue? Need help navigating campus resources or support with a conflict? We got you covered 24/7!
Be Involved at UMD
Be a part of a special Terp community
Do Your Thing — Be Involved
There's always something going on! From hall/community programs to athletic and campus events, to leadership roles and on-campus employment, your calendar will be full and your skills will soar!

Our Communities

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Home to 1,400 students, five residence halls, and the College Park Scholars Living-Learning Program

Explore Cambridge Community
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Home to 1,617 students, three residence halls, and four Living-Learning Programs: BioFire, Carillon Community, Flexus, Virtus

Explore Denton Community
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Home to 1,673 students, three residence halls, and the Gemstone and Integrated life sciences Living-Learning Programs

Explore Ellicott Community
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Home to 902 students, two residence halls, and the University Honors Living-Learning Program

Explore Heritage Community
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Home to 709 students (the most for any one residence hall on campus!)

Explore Oakland Community
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Home to 392 students and six three-story brick garden apartment buildings

Explore Leonardtown Community
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Home to 1,581 students, 10 residence halls, and eight Living-Learning Programs

Explore North Hill Community
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Home to 1,540 students, 14 residence halls, and the Washington Quad - a great spot for studying, relaxing, and recreation

Explore South Hill Community

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Important Dates

May 17: Residence Halls close at 7:00 p.m.

June 1: Deadline for First-Year & Freshmen Connection Students to Submit 2024-2025 Housing Application 

June 17–26: Roommate Finder Process for New Students

July 1: Deadline to Cancel Housing Agreement Without Penalty for New, Incoming First-Year Students 

July 18: Assignments Release

August 22-25: Residence Hall Move-In

View the Residential Calendar
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Mail & Packages

Get your mail and package delivered right to your residence hall or service desk!

Mailing Format & Street Addresses
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