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Welcome new CLA student!

Academic Advising - CLA prides itself in having a fantastic staff to assist new and current students. They can assist undeclared, exploring and declared students.

Admissions - Explore the entire menu of majors and minors offered at UMD.

Calendar - Registration, drop/add, billing dates and more....

Disability Resources - Register with this office to arrange academic accommodations for classes. This includes students who have ADHD, Mental Health Conditions, Autism Spectrum Disorder, Acquired Brain Injury, Physical, Sensory, Learning Disabilities and more.

Financial Aid - Apply for financial aid and learn about options. Learn how to be savvy about your finances.

Housing - Apply for on-campus housing!

Laptop Requirement - Learn about what the technology expectations for your academic success.

Orientation - Confirm your enrollment and sign-up for Orientation! We are excited to meet you!

Transfer Credit - * REMINDER * send final transcripts to UMD Admissions. CLA Transfer Guides and more information!
     Advanced Placement (AP) credit
     College in the Schools (CITS) through UMD
     International Baccalaureate (IB) credit
     Post Secondary Enrollment Option (PSEO) through UMD
     Transferology (search how courses transfer to UMD)

Welcome WeekBulldog Welcome Week is your official start at UMD, and it starts with Move-In Day. Whether you’re new or returning to campus, these events will help you prepare for a successful year and experience what it means to be a Bulldog.