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0121 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


Spring 2017 Monthly Social Series

Saturday, February 4th - $9/person
Think of Escape Artist DC like a fancy cocktail: one part mystery, one part problem-solving, and two parts teamwork — with a dash of adrenaline added in for good measure! GradTerps will travel on their own to Escape Artist D.C. to meet at either 1:00pm or 2:00pm. This Escape Room style challenge will be completed with teams of other graduate students. GradTerps will need to work together to solve clues and ultimately escape the room. A list of the current room themes can be found on The Escape Artist D.C.’s website,

Saturday, February 18th - $6/person
The National Gallery’s Ice Skating Rink is located in the National Sculpture Garden on the National Mall. Come ice skating between our nation’s Capitol Building and the Washington Monument with other GradTerps. Your ticket covers 2 hour admission on the rink as well as skate rental. Graduate Student Life will bring hot chocolate!

Saturday, March 11th - $12/person
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, February 22nd at 10:00am
Play Laser Tag with fellow grads! GradTerps will travel on their own to XP Laser Sport at the Laurel location. As part of this package, you’ll be playing 2 sessions with 4 games each. That’s 8 games and about 2 hours of play time. Grads are encouraged to carpool with one another!

Saturday, April 1s - $19/person
Tickets go on sale Thursday, March 2nd at 3:00pm
Explore Philadelphia with your fellow GradTerps and Graduate Student Government this Spring! Similar to our New York trip, this ticket provides you with transportation to and from Philadelphia. Graduate Student Government and Graduate Student Life will provide suggestions for fun things to do in the city, but what you do there is up to you!

Saturday, April 8th - $35/person
Tickets go on sale Wednesday, March 8th at 9:00am
Enjoy DC’s Cherry Blossom Festival from the deck of a lunch cruise down the Potomac River!GradTerps will travel on their own to Pier 4, Water Street SW, Washington DC near the Waterfront Metro Stop to arrive by 11:00am. Once there, they’ll check in with Jamie to receive their tickets. The lunch cruise lasts about 2 hours and is buffet style. GradTerps will also be treated to a live DJ and dance floor. Please e-mail with any dietary restrictions. Soft drinks are included in the ticket price, but please bring cash to take advantage of the cash bar.

Sunday, April 30th, meet at the Newseum -$5/person
Tickets go on sale Monday, April 3rd at 12:00pm
Take a trip to DC’s own Museum of News, the Newseum! GradTerps will travel on their own to the Newseum (555 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington, DC 20001, near the Archives metro stop) and arrive by 11:00am. Once there, GradTerps will receive $10 in lunch coupons to use at the Wolfgang Puck Food Section. Once lunch is over, GradTerps are free to spend the day at the Newseum!