Support for PSYC Terps
Various on-campus resources are available for students to enhance their academic experience. The college strongly encourages students to take advantage of these opportunities. The resources listed below are just some of the many resources available to University of Maryland students.
Academic Achievement Programs (AAP)
2110 Marie Mount Hall
Academic Achievement Programs (AAP) are federally funded programs which provide support to first-generation, low-income college students. AAP concentrates its efforts on tutoring, mathematics, English, reading, and college study skills development.
Center for Health & Wellbeing
0121 Eppley Recreation Center
Wellness is the process of becoming aware of, and making choices toward, a more balanced, healthy life. Wellness counseling is available at the Center for Health & Wellbeing by appointment and during walk-in hours. Services available include stress management, communication, conflict resolution, weight management, sleep, study skills, test anxiety, exercise and fitness, concerns about relationships, eating concerns, and more.
Shoemaker Building, 1st Floor
Many students encounter a variety of personal, social, career, and academic issues that call for assistance beyond advice provided by friends and family. The Counseling Center provides free and confidential services by professional counselors to all University of Maryland students. Students may schedule an appointment by phone or in- person, or may visit during applicable walk-in hours (posted on the website above).
Disability Support Service (DSS)
0126 Shoemaker Hall
(301) 314-7682 Voice; (301) 314-7683 TTY
Any student at the University of Maryland with documentation meeting the criteria required for validating their disabilities is eligible and encouraged to register for services with Disability Support Service (DSS) by scheduling an intake appointment. Receiving an accommodation or service is based on the nature of the disabilities and documentation. The need for this support is determined during the intake and may include, but is not limited to, testing accommodations, reading accommodations, and deaf and hard of hearing services.
International Education Services
3116 Mitchell Building
International Education Services (IES) provides international students, both nonimmigrant and immigrant, with advising, counseling, and assistance with immigration matters.
Learning Assistance Service
2201 Shoemaker Hall
LAS offers individualized programs in exam skills, spelling, time management, textbook comprehension, listening and note taking skills, math learning skills, writing/grammar skills, and speed reading. In addition to individual services, LAS offers a variety of one-credit learning strategy courses, as well as workshops on learning strategies.
1117 Math Building
The math department has free walk-in tutoring for all 100-200 level math courses. Students should check with their instructor or stop by the undergraduate math office to pick up a copy of the semester's tutoring schedule. Additionally, review sessions are offered by Math Department staff for "hour" exams. Old math exams can be obtained by going to the website listed above.
Math Success Program
Academic Enrichment Center, Ground Floor
The Math Success Program is an undergraduate peer math coaching program. Free tutoring in math, specifically focused on MATH003, 113, and 115, are available.
Office of Information Technology (OIT)
1400 Computer and Space Sciences Building (Building 224)
(301) 405-1400 (Student Help Desk)
Workstations at Maryland (WAM) labs are open workstation labs operated by the Computer Science Center. These labs are located in Centerville Hall, Worcester Hall, Computer Science Center, Math Building, Hornbake Library, and Parking Garage 2. Some labs are open 24 hours daily, or as posted during the regular semester.
Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE)
1101 Hornbake Library
OMSE provides opportunities to enhance academic performance and social and interpersonal relationships, with a focus towards multi-ethnic students. OMSE provides tutoring, review sessions, study groups, computer labs, college success prep programs, a mentoring program, and a number of social and cultural activities for our diverse campus population.
The Psychology Clinic
The Psychology Clinic offers year-round, sliding-fee scale services across the lifespan for Depression, Anxiety, Attention-Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders, Relationship/Interpersonal Problems, Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, and Problems with Stress and Coping. Services include individual and couples/marital psychotherapy and psychoeducational assessment, such as LD/IQ/ADHD. The Psychology Clinic is staffed by Licensed Clinical Psychologists, Clinical Program Faculty Members, and graduate students from the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Further information can be found on the Psychology Clinic's website.
Study Abroad Office
1101 Holzapfel Hall (301) 314-7746 The Study Abroad Office provides information about study, travel, and work in other countries. Students can obtain assistance with funding, transfer credits, pre-registration, housing, and other issues relating to study abroad.
There are seven libraries on campus, with a combined collection of over 2.3 million volumes and approximately 26,000 serial titles, which support educational and research efforts on the College Park campus. The following services are available to campus students needing assistance with library research: electronic interlibrary loan, photocopy services, study rooms, VICTOR, and other online indexes. New library schedules are distributed each semester.
University Career Center
3121 Hornbake Library
For those uncertain about their career direction, the University Career Center offers career assessments, career planning and job search courses, and appointments with career professionals. For those ready to begin a job or internship search, they have tools like Careers4Terps for 24-hour access to job listings, on-campus-interviewing, and resume referral. The University Career Center assists in how to conduct a job search, helps identify more resources for job announcements, critique resumes, and more. In addition, the Center houses a Resource Room and offers an Internship Seminar and Credentials Service.
University Health Center
Appointments are required. Urgent Care services are available without an appointment for evaluation of urgent medical problems. The After-Hours Nurse Line is available when the university is closed and is free for students (301-314-9386). Please have your university ID number ready.
0125 Taliaferro Hall
The Writing Center offers trained tutors to help students improve their writing. A tutor will work with students to clarify assignments, explore ideas and topics, plan and organize papers, determine strategies for revision, correct grammatical problems, and ease writing anxieties. Call ahead for an appointment. In addition to The Writing Center, the Grammar Hotline is available to answer questions about word choice, punctuation, sentence structure, or proper citation.