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.
Admission and on-campus parking are free on Maryland Day. All events and activities taking place at the event are free of charge.
Whether you’re a current student or prospective student, faculty or staff member, graduate, fan, or member of the surrounding community, Maryland Day has something for everyone.
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, and guests with a state-issued license plate or hang tag can park in any marked space.
Visitors traveling in buses, campers or other large vehicles should contact email@example.com to arrange drop-off and parking.
Complimentary shuttle transportation will be provided, with buses servicing all main parking lots and garages. Shuttle buses are wheelchair accessible.
Yes. Accessible parking is available in most lots and garages, and guests with a state-issued license plate or hang tag can park in any marked space.
Complimentary shuttle transportation will be provided throughout the event, with buses servicing all main parking lots and garages. Shuttle-UM buses are wheelchair-accessible and can help transport passengers to and from events. For more information about ADA access around campus, please visit our accessibility website.
Use the campus map to find the latest accessible walking and wheelchair routes on campus.
Take the Green Line train toward Greenbelt and get off at the College Park/U of MD station. The university's Shuttle-UM Route 104 buses pick up university-bound passengers on the east side of the Metrorail station. Download the Route 104 schedule or Shuttle-UM transit app.
Accessible parking is available in most lots and garages. Guests with a state-issued license plate or hangtag can park in any marked space. The University of Maryland does not issue ADA hangtags.
Yes. Shuttle-UM buses are wheelchair-accessible and can help transport passengers to and from events.
No, mobility devices such as wheelchairs, walkers or scooters are not provided.
Use the event map to find the latest accessible walking and wheelchair routes to your desired activities.
A significant number of activities take place outside, including some on the grass. In these instances, UMD makes every effort to make navigating the terrain easier. Additionally, some areas, such as McKeldin Mall, are on a hill, which may be more challenging to navigate. Paved entry points all around the mall may make navigation easier.
Yes. Attendees may bring their own food to enjoy. Keep a refillable water bottle handy to stay hydrated throughout the event; filling stations are available in every open building.
Please contact the event organizers at firstname.lastname@example.org at least two weeks prior to the event to request disability accommodations (e.g. large-type printouts, ASL interpretation, etc.). Please include the name of the activities you would like to participate in, based on the list available. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.
Printed maps will be available at the information booths placed around campus. As the event approaches, the full list of activities and an interactive map will be published on marylandday.umd.edu.
Food and beverages will be available for purchase from on-campus dining halls and the food courts in the Stamp Student Union and on McKeldin Mall. Learn more about dining options on campus. Attendees may bring food to enjoy. Bring a refillable water bottle to stay hydrated throughout the event—filling stations are available in every open building.
Yes. All open buildings will have access to restrooms.
Yes. Leashed pets are permitted in outdoor spaces on Maryland Day. Please be sure to pick up after them.
No, tickets are not required for the Spring Game.
Please contact the event organizers at email@example.com at least two weeks prior to the event to request disability accommodations. In all situations, a good faith effort (up until the time of the event) will be made to provide accommodations.
Joining the Fun
UMD faculty and staff can request exhibitor space through their unit or department’s Maryland Day planning liaison or by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
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. The sponsorship window for the 2024 event is closed.
To be considered for a performance on the main stage, UMD student groups recognized by the SGA are encouraged to submit the interest form by February 23, 2024. Selected groups will be notified via email by March1, 2024.