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1201A Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


First Look Fair


The First Look Fair is one of the longest running involvement traditions at the University of Maryland.  The event is host to more than 500 student clubs and organizations, campus departments and services, local vendors, and community service agencies. The festive atmosphere is the perfect place to gather resources, learn more about how to get involved, and connect with other students with similar interests. Don't miss this fantastic opportunity to discover everything that University of Maryland has to offer! 

Please note that the times will differ on both days. 

Wednesday, September 16th - 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

Thursday, September 17th - 9:00 a.m to 2:00 p.m. 


Registration for the 2015 First Look Fair is now open.    Remember, if you are a student group, your OrgSync information MUST be updated and current in order to participate in the First Look Fair.  Please be sure to select the appropriate category for registration.  If you are in doubt as to which form you should submit, please contact us at 301.314-7158 or


You may only sell items if they are to fund raise for your organization and must be in accordance with the university's fundraising policy which can be found in the Event Management Handbook at  You must register the fundraiser by Wednesday, September 9, 2015 by submitting the "First Look Fair 2015 Fundraiser Request Form" which can be found in your group's OrgSync portal under the "Forms" tab.

To prepare yourself for the First Look Fair, here is some important information:

  • In the event that there are available spaces remaining, they will be assigned on a first-come, first-serve basis beginning at 9am on Wednesday, September 16 at the First Look Fair tent on McKeldin Mall.
  • Check-in and table assignments will be available at the First Look Fair tent beginning at 9am on Wednesday, September 16.
  • Each table reservation includes one 6’ table and 2 chairs.
  • Tents are not allowed.
  • We are not able to supply an electrical hook-up and generators are prohibited on the mall during the event.
  • Groups are expected to staff their table for the entirety of the fair.
  • No prepared food items may be sold or distributed due to local health code regulations.
  • In the event of inclement weather, updates will be provided on this website as soon as determinations are made regarding an alternate location or cancellation.

If you have any questions, please contact us by email at or call us at (301)314-7158. 

We look forward to seeing you at the fair!