Campus Life

At the University of Maryland, College Park, there is a large, diverse student body. The Robert H. Smith School of Business is located in Van Munching Hall at the south end of the 1,580-acre suburban campus. All of the major campus facilities are just a short walk or shuttle ride away.

Rec CenterCampus Recreation Center

UM's Campus Recreation Center (CRC) is one of the most advanced university facilities for recreation, sports and fitness in the country. Opened in 1998, the center features two indoor pools, an outdoor pool, two gymnasiums, an indoor walking/running track, racquetball courts, snack bar, and weight, fitness, and martial arts rooms. Take a refreshing study break with an aerobics class, a few laps in the double-Olympic-size pool, or a set of tennis on nearby courts. For some serious R&R, sign up for a mountain biking trip or a paddling adventure on the nearby Potomac River.


Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center at Maryland is a lively place for learning, exploration and growth. Through a wide range of programs, our artists and audiences experience personal, intellectual, and spiritual growth and artistic development. The Center is home to the students and faculty of the School of Music, Department of Theatre, Department of Dance, as well as the Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library. It is also home to many visiting artists through our "Maryland Presents" series. Emerging and seasoned artists, working together, spark each other's creative spirits.

TestudoMaryland Terrapins

If you're sports-minded, you'll thrill to the exploits of the Maryland Terrapins as they battle with Big 10 and NCAA rivals. In addition to exciting Terps basketball and football, you'll also enjoy top-flight competition in soccer, lacrosse and field hockey, to name just a few of the more than 23 men's and women's intercollegiate teams fielded by Maryland.