Gemstone Honors Program

Academic Resources

Academic Assistance/Tutoring

Math Success Program
Free walk-in math tutoring in the North Campus Community Office & Academic Enrichment Center in Oakland Hall.

Hours: Monday-Thursday 6-9pm

Writing Center
Free assistance on any writing assignment. Register and make an appointment online or by calling 301.405.3785.

Locations: 1205 Tawes Hall and 2101 McKeldin Library Monday-Friday, hours vary

Learning Assistance Services
LAS offers academic counseling, guided study sessions, a math learning program, academic groups, scholarships, and much more.

Location: The Counselling Center at 2202 Shoemaker Building.
Office hours: Monday-Friday 8:30am - 4:30pm

Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education
OMSE offers free walk-in tutoring on subjects such as Writing, Mathematics, Biology, Chemistry, and Economics. Call 301.405.5616 for information on tutors’ schedules.

Location: 1101 Hornbake Library


University Career Center
The Career Center assists students in job/internship searching, career planning, writing resumes, applying to grad school, preparing for interviews and much more. Make an appointment by calling 301.314.7225.

Location: 3100 Hornbake Library.
Note: If you are part of the A. James Clark School of Engineering, Robert H. Smith School of Business, or School of Public Policy, contact your specific school’s career office for more help.


University Libraries
McKeldin Library 301.405.9075
Architecture Library 301.405.6317
Art Library 301.405.9061
Engineering and Physical Sciences Library 301.405.9157
Hornbake Library 301.405.9236 (nonprint media services)
Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library 301.405.9217
White Memorial Chemistry Library 301.405.9078

John and Stella Grave’s Makerspace
Makerspace is an area located in the Terrapin Learning Commons (on McKeldin’s second floor) where UMD students can try new equipment and experiment with different materials. Equipment includes 3D printers, a vinyl cutter, a soldering kit, and much more. Call 301.405.9056 or email to make an appointment or find out more information.

Hours: Monday-Friday 8-11pm; by appointment


Copy, Print, and Scan at UMD Libraries
UMD Libraries offer a variety of copying, printing, and scanning services. Black and White printers and copiers are available at all libraries on campus. Color printers are only in McKeldin Library (ground floor and 4th floor), the Engineering and Physical Science Library, and the Art Library. Copying and printing is 10 cents per page for black and white and 50 cents per page for color, and payment can be through Terrapin Express or a photocopy card. Free scanning is available at libraries, also.

Specialized printing services: The TLC Tech Desk (located on the second floor of McKeldin) offers faxing, binding, and laminating services. It can also help you with large scale poster and three-dimensional printing, photocopying, and obtaining a group study room. Students can take advantage of self-service poster printing which can print posters up to 36 inches wide.

To find out more information and learn about pricing, click here.

Engineering Copy Center
The Engineering Copy Center offers a variety of document reproduction services including color and black & white copies, poster printing and mounting, scanning, transparencies, e-books/class notes, design services, web design services, covers, labels & tabs, booklet stapling up to 11" x 17", stapling, folding, binding, and after-hours and rush services.

To fill out a student request form online, click here, or email

Location: 1123 Glenn L. Martin Hall

Pay for Print
This allows you to print and pick up your jobs in locations across campus using Terrapin Express. For more information visit UMD's Information Technology website.

KNES Copy and Printing Center
Submit an online request to copy or print a document and set a date to pick up your document in the KNES main office. Check online for a schedule of when the printers are operating.

Copy Centers
Copy centers provide copying, finishing, laminating, large formatting printing, and color and black & white photocopying services to students. They can also coordinate framing and print mounting work with Photo Services. A list of copy centers on campus includes Adele H. Stamp Student Union Copy Center, Reckord Armory Copy Center, Tydings Copy Center, and Van Munching Copy Center. Check here for the hours and contact information of each copy center.


Division of Information Technology Help Desk
Offers help with Directory problems, UMD software installation, and much more. Contact the IT desk at 301.405.1500 or visit their website for more information.

Computer Labs
There are many computer labs open to students around campus. Check out their hours, locations and availability here.

TLC Equipment Loan Program
The Terrapin Learning Commons offers equipment rental to all UMD students. The available equipment includes laptops, e-book readers, laptop & phone chargers, noise-reduction headphones, cameras, HDMI/VGA cables & adapters, and much more.

Location: Tech Desk in the Terrapin Learning Commons (2nd floor of McKeldin Library)

Laptop Lending Program
Bring a student ID and one other form of ID (a driver’s license works) to the information desk at Adele H. Stamp Student Union to rent out a laptop for academic needs. For more information call the information desk at 301.314.3375.

Scholarship and Independent Research

National Scholarships Office
Click here for more information about national scholarships or to make an appointment.

Maryland Center for Undergraduate Research
To find out more about undergraduate research email or call 301.314.6786. Or visit the office in room 2100D in McKeldin Library.