Adele H. Stamp Student Union - Center for Campus Life

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Chapel and Chaplaincies - Special Programs

posted on May 19, 2020

Special Holidays/Events

En Camino Tutoring

Wednesdays from 3:30 - 4:30 pm! 

Zoom link:

Meeting ID: 569 831 963

Password: encamino


Chat with a Chaplain

Tuesday, May 19 - 5:00 - 6:00pm. In need of an encouraging word and a break from virtual schoolwork? In this student group conversation, take a few moments (or longer) to chat with Chaplain Holly Ulmer about where we are right now as a campus and as a society. Share what is on your mind and in your heart. All are welcome as we celebrate our spiritual, religious, and seculr diversity. During the hour, Chaplain Holly will share strategies for how to cope with this new world.  This session will include interfaith meditations. The virtual event will be held via Zoom at


Livestreamed from the Chapel -- Twice Weekly Catholic Mass

Join UMD Chaplain Father Rob as he offers Catholic Mass twice weekly from the Chapel -- Sundays at 10:00 am and Wednesdays at 5:30 pm. Check it out at 


Sunday Check-in and Prayers 

Each Sunday at 11:30 am. Take part in conversation, reflection, and laughter with Rev. Sarah and the Episcopal Terps. All are welcome at


Terphub Christian Service

Each Sunday at 6 pm. Engage in Christian service led by students on Instagram LIVE @theterphub.


Wind Down Wednesday

Wednesday, May 13 from 12:30 - 1:30 pm.

On May 13, tune in to the music of Gospel Singer Tiffany Blossom! Afterward, go outside to take a walk in your neighborhood! This program will be offered virtually, through our Facebook page. Visit the Memorial Chapel on Facebook for our Facebook Live on Wednesday!


Garden Volunteering

Join us every Tuesday and Thursday from 9:30-11:30 am in the Garden of Reflection and Remembrance for garden volunteering! Dress appropriately for the weather and getting dirty! No need to schedule. Sessions postponed currently due to COVID-19 restrictions.


"There is a Solution"

These meetings are held in the Chapel's Conference Room from 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm on Thursdays! Sessions currently taking place virtually due to COVID-19 restrictions; contact for details.


Upcoming Events the Chapel

posted on April 10, 2020

We Are In This Together!

Due to COVID-19, the Chapel will be closed through April 10. Chapel office staff are delighted to speak with you via email ( or phone (301-314-9866 or 301-314-9893). Reach out to should you wish to speak with a chaplain.     


 Wedding and All Event Open House: Visit Memorial Chapel

Whether you are planning a large celebration or intimate affair, consider choosing the University of Maryland Memorial Chapel for the location of your special event! Anyone is welcome to reserve space in Memorial Chapel regardless of their affiliation to the University. We can accommodate weddings of twenty to 600 guests. All are welcome! Visit our wedding website ( for more information! Call 301-314-9866 and we can provide you a virtual tour.


Open House Dates (open to change due to COVID-19 restrictions):

  • May 4th (4pm-6pm)
  • May 3oth (9am-12pm)

If you plan to attend one of these dates please let us know!


Reservations- Student Groups & Departments

To request information about availability, room rental fees, and the reservation process, please contact our office and speak to one of our Event Managers, via email at or phone at 301.314.9866. 

Weddings & Special Events

posted on April 10, 2020

Whether you're a bride looking for the perfect ceremony spot or just looking for a great place to host a meeting, lecture, concert, baptism, or any other special event, the Memorial Chapel is just the place for you! NEW! When booking with both the Chapel as your wedding venue and the Stamp Student Union as your reception site, receive a 10% discount from both venues!! Contact our Reservations Office at 301-314-9866 or for pricing, availability and more information! Visit out wedding website at


The Memorial Chapel is a multi-faceted campus facility serving numerous on-and off- campus populations and is home to a diverse range of events and personnel. Dedicated in 1952 as a living memorial to members of the University community that gave their lives in times of war, the Memorial Chapel is the center of religious life on campus and supports all fourteen university recognized chaplaincies and their programs. In addition, it is the site for weddings, concerts, lectures, convocations, commencements and other special events throughout the year.

Host your wedding at the Memorial Chapel

Read all of our wedding reviews on our Memorial Chapel Storefront at

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Baptist Connection – Jess Senasack

Worship, Thursdays, 5:30 - 7:00 pm, Garden Chapel

Black Ministries-Dr. Haywood Robinson

 I Worship, Sundays, 10:30am-11:30am, Main Chapel



Catholic Chaplaincy-Fr. Rob Walsh

Weekday Mass, Monday – Fridays, 12:00-12:30pm, Main Chapel

Weekend Mass, Sundays, 8:00pm - 9:00pm, Main Chapel

Email:     Website:



Christian Science Chaplaincy -- Jen Eidson, Advisor

Christian Science Organization Meetings (Room 2118, Chapel)

Tuesday, April 7 @5:30 pm

Tuesday, April 21 @5:30 pm

Tuesday, May 5 @5:30 pm

Tuesday, May 19 @5:30 pm

Email: with questions or to schedule an appointment.



Episcopal Chaplaincy

Book/Bible Study (6:00-6:45 pm), Prayer Service (7 pm), and Free dinner (after service)Tuesdays 

St. Andrew's Episcopal Church, College Park, MD




Hindu Chaplaincy- Kiran Sankla

Bhakti Meditation, Wednesdays, 6:30-7:30 pm, Lounge



Lutheran Campus Ministry- Rev. Ray Ranker 

En Camino, Wednesdays, 2:30pm - 3:30pm, Lounge 

Phone: 301-405-8448



Muslim Prayer Service- Tarif Shraim

Jummah, Fridays, 12:15pm and 1:15pm, Nyumburu Cultural Center

Hallaqa, Wednesdays, 5:30pm, Musallah (Cole Activities Center)



Orthodox Christian -- Father Kosmas Karavellas

Worship, Tuesdays, 5:00 - 7:00pm, Garden Chapel


United Campus Ministry - Rev. Holly Ulmer

Worship, Study, and Dinner, Sundays, 6-7:15pm, Garden Chapel & Lounge 

United Methodist Chaplaincy -- Rev. Michelle Mejia

Sunday Worship, 12:30 pm Garden Chapel

Breaking Bread Meal and Game Night, Thursdays, 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm, Lounge