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The University of Maryland invites you to unlock a world of learning, discovery and exploration at Maryland Day. Take part of hundreds of family-friendly events and interactive exhibits during a daylong celebration and inspiring journey across campus.

Saturday, April 30, 2022

University of Maryland

College Park, Maryland 20742

Free admission and parking

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Plan your Day

Hundreds of free events are happening across five learning neighborhoods on Maryland Day. Need help navigating the campus? Find events and plan your Maryland Day experience with our PLAN YOUR DAY app.Search by keyword or neighborhood and create your own itinerary, or just use the map to find your favorite activities.


Share your excitement with your family and friends. Download an official Maryland Day graphic to post on social media with #MarylandDay.

Getting Here

Parking on campus is FREE on Maryland Day.

Complimentary Shuttle-UM transportation will be provided, with buses servicing all main parking lots and garages.

New in 2022 Free parking available in the paved lot behind The Hotel at the University of Maryland during the event.

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7736 Baltimore Ave. College Park, MD 20742-5151, USA


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Learning Neighborhoods

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Visit Terp Town Center, where you'll find out how UMD is moving Fearlessly Forward. Learn about our schools and colleges or take a campus tour, then play a game of UMD trivia. Check out a live performance on the Main Stage, have fun at the fountain and grab a bite to eat. Join Terps in making a commitment to do good in our community and tackle grand challenges.

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Come and grow with us on Ag Day Avenue. Visit the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources' hub for a plant giveaway. Explore the wonders of soil and learn to plant your own garden. Test your knowledge on climate change and learn what it takes to clean up our oceans. Pet our farm animals and watch the Equestrian Team demonstrate its skills at the Horse Show and Exhibition.

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Watch creative ideas come to life at Art & Design Place. Prepare for your acting debut with theater games or pop into the costume and props shops at The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center. Discover your new favorite instrument or try your hand at conducting a band. Experience life in the anchor chair and deliver the nightly news in our broadcast center. Dance at the disco and explore other opportunities to create your own masterpieces.

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science fair


Immerse yourself in the latest innovations on Science & Tech Way. Watch magnets levitate with the power of science and discover why UMD is at the heart of the Capital of Quantum. Create your own “moonquake,” find out how much water you can squeeze from a cloud and ask an astronomer all about our universe. Get up and close and personal with creepy crawlers at the ever-popular insect petting zoo.

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Lace up your shoes and get active on Sports & Rec Row. Reach new heights on the climbing wall at Eppley or take a fitness class. Be wowed as members of Gymkana twist and tumble through the air, or take your turn on an obstacle course. Drop in at the La Plata Beach party for a game of sand volleyball. When you're ready to wind down, get an exclusive tour of Johnson-Whittle Hall, the newest residence hall on campus.

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Don't Miss

football game

2022 Red-White Spring Game

Maryland Football caps off its spring practice schedule on Maryland Day with the popular annual intrasquad scrimmage! Join the Terps at Capital One Field at Maryland Stadium. Game kicks off at noon. Fans can enter the stadium through the West and South Gates.

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Testudo Bobblehead Giveaway

Want to take home an official Maryland Testudo bobblehead? Visit the Fearlessly Forward booth in Terp Town Center to find out how. *Limited to the first 1,000 guests while supplies last.


THANK YOU to our supporters who contribute to your fun and learning at Maryland Day.