Frequently Asked Questions

About Maryland Day

Maryland Day is the University of Maryland’s largest community outreach event. The campus-wide celebration includes over 300 activities in five “learning neighborhoods” that encourage attendees to tap into our fearless world of discovery and new ideas.

Parking & Getting Around

All on-campus garages and some parking lots will be open, even those usually restricted to UMD permit holders. It is recommended that visitors park at the Xfinity Center, Terrapin Trail Garage or Stadium Drive Garage. There is no fee to park on campus on Maryland Day. Accessible parking is available in most lots and garages on campus.

Visitors traveling in buses, campers or other large vehicles should contact to arrange drop-off and parking.

Complimentary shuttle transportation will be available, with buses servicing all main parking lots and garages.

At the Event

Printed maps will be available at the information booths placed around campus. As the event approaches, the full list of activities will be published on

Joining the Fun

*Exhibitor space and sponsorships are now closed for Maryland Day 2023*

UMD-affiliated groups (students, faculty/staff) can request exhibitor space through their unit or department’s Maryland Day planning liaison or by emailing Space is limited.

A select number of sponsorship packages are available for external exhibitors that have an existing partnership or relationship with the university. External merchandise and food vending are not permitted at the event. For sponsorship inquiries, contact