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There are several things we in Advising would like you to know. Hopefully, these logistical updates and suggestions will help you prepare for this unprecedented time. Please read thoroughly.

  • UMD is still open. If you have an on-campus job, please connect with your supervisor as soon as possible

  • If you are able to remain away from campus, please do so.

  • Faculty are working to retool courses to be offered remotely; please be patient as they transition. Faculty will likely contact students via email or through Canvas over the next few days.

  • At this point, please plan on being online during your scheduled class times in case the faculty choose to have live lectures.

  • If you do not have access to the internet or reliable internet, please contact your faculty.


  • March 18: Online instruction will begin for classes.

  • April 3: Extended deadline to drop Spring 2020 classes: One Stop How-to Guides

  • April 6-17: Assigned registration times/days for current UMD students for Fall 2020 registration. As needed, the CLA Advising office will continue to advise students remotely (via Zoom or Phone) and possibly in-person. We will be holding our regular Drop-In Hours virtually as well. We understand Zoom could become overtaxed; if that happens the Advising backup plan is to use Google Meet (Hangouts). Visit CLA Students and schedule a meeting with a CLA advisor during business hours.