The Counseling Service in the Counseling Center is the primary campus provider of free and confidential therapy to help UMD students manage personal, social, and academic challenges. Staffed primarily by licensed psychologists, the Counseling Service also conducts campus outreach presentations, provides emergency response services, and assists with referrals to off-campus mental health providers.
Counseling Center Main Number: 301-314-7651
After Hours Crisis Support: 301-314-7651
Disability Support Service
The University of Maryland is committed to the principle that no qualified individual with a disability shall, on the basis of disability, be excluded from participation in or be denied the benefit of services, programs or activities at the University. The Disability Support Service (DSS) provides reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals to ensure equal access to services, programs and activities sponsored by the University of Maryland. Discrimination against individuals on the grounds of disability is prohibited.
Graduate Student Legal Aid Office
The GLAO provides free legal information, consultations, and referrals to UMD-College Park graduate students on a wide range of both off-campus and university matters.
Office of Diversity and Inclusion
The Office of Diversity and Inclusion provides active oversight, coordination, and evaluation of the University of Maryland’s equity, diversity and inclusion activities; manages and tracks implementation of the Strategic Plan for Diversity; and encourages and supports the efforts of units to achieve their diversity goals.
Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Office
The Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Office provides free assistance to currently enrolled University of Maryland undergraduate students. Funded by the Student Government Association, the Legal Aid Office has been helping University of Maryland students since 1976 with their legal questions.
For inquiries and appointments: legalaid.umd.edu
Undergraduate Student Ombuds Office
The Ombuds Office works to ensure that undergraduate students receive fair and equitable treatment in matters of concern or complaints involving the University. The office assists students with resolving issues with the University, including those in which students are unsure where to go for assistance or those that may not be easily addressed through established policies or procedures. The ombudsperson provides information on University policies and procedures, makes referrals to appropriate campus colleagues (who may be helpful with resolving issues), and sometimes facilitates the resolution of problems.
University Health Center
The University Health Center works with students providing holistic health care and prevention. Services also include immunizations, medical treatment prior to global study and referrals.