April 29th, May 6th, and May 7th
Join America Reads * America Counts in mentoring and enriching the learning opportunities of Prince George's County elementary school students. Register TODAY at arac.umd.edu
Tuesday, February 9th, 12:30-1:30PM (light lunch served at 12:15PM)
in the Pyon Su Room
Join the Graduate Student Legal Aid office and learn all about saving, investing, and personal financial planning.
Come enjoy a weekly free concert featuring student performers and bands. Performances are held at the Stamp in the North Atrium, in front of the Maryland Co-Op (or outside in the Nyumburu Amphitheater in good weather).
Graduate Student Life sponsors 1-2 social events each month for #GradTerps. From museum tours and musicals, to sporting events and hiking trips, these events showcase the best that the DC-Maryland-Virginia area has to offer, and offer students an opportunity to meet other graduate students from across campus, make new friends, and enjoy taking a break from studies.
Go>Meet>Connect at StampFest, one of the biggest events of the spring semester! Catch a movie in the Hoff, do some bowling, learn about service opportunities, and MORE—all for FREE!
Sunday, January 31st - Saturday, February 27th
The Black History Month 2016 theme “Face(t)s of Black” celebrates the endless intersectional identities (“faces”) of people of the African Diaspora, dispelling the myth of Blackness as a monolith.
Tuesday, February 2nd in the Pyon Su Room
Join us and speaker Jeff Karberg, from the Office of the Attorney General's Identity Theft Unit, for a discussion on one of the fastest growing crimes in the country -- Identity Theft. Thousands of dollars can be stolen without the victim knowing about it for months or even years. Get step-by-step advice on how to protect yourself from ID thieves, learn how to tell if you have been a victim and how to recover.
January 28 - March 11, 2016 (Reception on January 28, 5-8pm) in the Stamp Gallery
The Stamp Gallery presents an exhibition featuring highlights from a decade of collection to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Contemporary Art Purchasing Program. This event is free and open to the public! We hope to see you there.
The third Wednesday of each month
in the Art & Learning Center
FREE workshops on a broad range of topics from dance and art to self-development. Our goal is to offer enrichment to the entire campus community and showcase what the Art & Learning Center has to offer.
Show your Stamp Gratis keycard at participating vendors to get exclusive offers and discounts around The Stamp! Follow @thestampumd on Twitter or Instagram for flash sales, offers and discounts through the semester. Students may present their Stamp Gratis keycard to redeem offers. Stamp Gratis keycards are issued at various student areas around campus and The Stamp.
First Wednesdays of the Month
Join Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life for Good Morning Commuters 7:30-11am in the Stamp Atrium! As usual, there will be bagels and muffins!
Stamp Perspectives is a series providing commentary from University of Maryland community regarding issues relating to the Stamp Student Union and other trending topics.
Now Playing: Introduction
Tommy enjoys the open arms UMD provided him as a transfer student. He feels The Stamp has helped him adapt to the campus life by providing access and information to various events and organizations to meet new people.
Vanessa refers to The Stamp as the "Campus Living Room". She associates the comfortable and area-convenient structure to be a way for students to work efficiently between classes and in meetings in a safe environment.
Geena appreciates The Stamp because of its invitation of diverse perspectives. Being an employee at the Stamp Art Gallery, she enjoys the various artists who convey important and pressing social issues through their work, thus creating important conversation that all can engage in.
Simone enjoys the relaxing environment that The Stamp provides. After a long academic day, she results to The Stamp as a way to catch up with friends an even partaking in the various (and tasty) food options such as Panda Express.
Phil ties his passion of art and creativity into the great networking opportunities that The Stamp provides. His occupation as a Potter in the Arts and Learning Center for four years has helped showcase him in various places in Maryland and Washington, D.C. Here, he demonstrates that The Stamp is a place where work, creativity and the feel of the “Home-court advantage” helps make solidarity in careers!
Lorenz pinpoints the importance of The Stamp as a commuter student by stating he appreciates the bus locations to take him directly to and from his off-campus housing. He uses The Stamp as the center of his campus life; being an employee in the Student Organization Research Center, he is never too far from where he can enjoy meeting with friends for lunch, and even getting work done.
What excites Natasha about The Stamp is the feeling of home and skill building opportunities for students. The financial assistance of Capital One Bank, leadership and services opportunities and everyday ritual of eating Chick-fil-A, she shows The Stamp allows you to mix work and play by even watching free movies!
Free Coffee Thursday: Cups
posted on January 27, 2016
Due to increased consumption during the fall semester, Graduate Student Life has had to cut back on supplies for Free Coffee Thursday. We can still bring you hot steamy delicious coffee and tea, but please be sure to bring your own cup! We will only provide cups for the first Free Coffee Thursday on 1/28/16. Every following Thursday will require guests to bring your own cup/mug.
Graduate Student Professional Development Award
posted on January 27, 2016
The Graduate Student Professional Development Award is sponsored by Graduate Student Life to support students hoping to travel to academic conferences and workshops. The award was established in 2014 from revenue generated during the annual Graduate Student Housing Raffle
. This is a pilot program offered only during the 2015-16 academic year. Each of the 10 recipients will receive up to a $200 award for their cost of attendance. In particular, students who show leadership in their community as well as a clear dedication to improving their field of research and practice should apply
B(l)ack Talk- Every Thursday in February!
posted on January 27, 2016
More information on Turtle Camp 2016 will be available early spring!
posted on January 12, 2016
posted on December 08, 2015
The Student Involvement Suite is getting renovated, and all offices currently housed in the Suite will be temporarily relocated in the interim. Stamp Special Events will share office space with the Engagement Team in 0110, on the Ground Floor of the Stamp. For information about the relocation, visit http://thestamp.umd.edu/sorc
2015 Veterans Day Program
posted on November 23, 2015
Couldn't join us for the Veterans Day Celebration? Watch the entire program right here!
Veterans in Transition Crisis Fund
posted on October 29, 2015
Veteran Student Life is proud to announce the Veterans in Transition Crisis Fund. This fund will be used to assist any veterans facing hardships when transitioning to and attending the University of Maryland.This fund will help cover emergencies such as housing, medical, and other unforeseen crisis that can have a drastic impact on a veteran-students ability to succeed at the University of Maryland. We are very grateful for the establishment of this fund and will be forever thankful to the Kamin Foundation.
Ticket Sales In 3 Steps
posted on October 29, 2015
As of July 1, 2014, the Ticket Office will be charging for ticket services--below is the pricing structure for student organizations. If you have any questions about your event or how to set-up sales, please contact your Event Services Coordinator.