Contact MICA

1120 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742


301-314-8600
MICA-contact@umd.edu

Resources

The University of Maryland offers a wide variety of resources to support you in all aspects of life, including academics, student involvement, diversity, counseling, wellness, and transitioning. Contact David Barnes, the Graduate Coordinator for Black Student Involvement and Advocacy for more information on how to access these resources. We have included some below:


ACADEMIC RESOURCES

Scholarships:

Fastweb: http://www.fastweb.com 
United Negro College Fund: http://www.uncf.org/forstudents/scholarship.asp 
Black College Dollars: http://www.thesalliemaefund.org/smfnew/scholarship_directory/index.html

Academic Learning Assistance:

http://www.counseling.umd.edu/LAS

Writing Center (especially for ENGL101):

Call (301) 405-3785, e-mail writadmin@umd.edu, or visit their website: http://www.english.umd.edu/academics/writingcenter

1205 Tawes Hall
College Park, MD 20742

Math Success Program:

Easton Hall Rec. Room 1st Fl., Sun-Thurs: 6p-9p 
Free Walk - In Undergraduate math Tutoring. UMCP residential and commuter students welcome. No fees, No appts, No registration.

Office of Multi-Ethnic Student Education (OMSE):

1101 Hornbake Library , 301-405-5616 
http://www.omse.umd.edu/

Road Map to Success Program:

Road Maps to Success Program is a unique program that works with first year, freshman students during their tenure at the University of Maryland. The Program is designed to prepare scholars for personal, academic, and professional excellence. Contact Person: Jason Rivera, (301)-405-4100

Scholarships Resources:

: http://www.omse.umd.edu/scholarships-fellowships--internships.html

OMSE offers workshops for multi-ethnic students providing information on scholarship and internship opportunities. Contact Person: Yunmei Elaine Ting, 301-405-5358

Tutoring Schedule: http://www.omse.umd.edu/tutoring.html

 

CAREER DEVELOPMENT

Career Center :

3rd or top floor of the East Wing of Hornbake Library, 301-314-7233 or 301-314-5668

It is important that you begin preparing for your career now in order to be a competitive job candidate by graduation. Visit the career center to find internships, summer jobs, and get your resume critiqued and more!

http://www.careercenter.umd.edu

Ronald E. McNair Post-Baccalaureate Program :

2110 Marie Mount Hall, 301.405.4736

It is important that you begin preparing for your career now in order to be a competitive job candidate by graduation. Visit the career center to find internships, summer jobs, and get your resume critiqued and more!

Designed to prepare students who are primarily from low-income, first generation and/or traditionally underrepresented groups to pursue doctoral studies. Benefit from GRE PREP classes, faculty mentorship, college visits, and presenting at National conferences!

 

LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT

Offices on Campus:

Multicultural Involvement and Community Advocacy :

1st floor of the Stamp (Suite 1120), Phone: 301-314-8600

We empower students through education on issues of race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, religion and their intersections. Learn about identity development, explore other cultures, and support social justice initiatives! Stop by our office for more information on the retreats, classes, events, or support we offer—or just to say hi! For more information contact David Barnes, Graduate Coordinator of Black Student Involvement atdob@umd.edu

African American Leadership Center :

1119 Taliaferro Hall, 301.405.6100

Promotes excellence in the practice of leadership among African American leaders in the public arena or in the civic culture of the black community. The only university-based leadership program of its kind in the U.S., AALC offers African American leaders information, resources, and the leadership and management skills needed to overcome the challenges they face

Student Organizations:

Student Government Association Get political and speak out!

Student Involvement Suite in Stamp, 301-314-8329, SGAcommunications@gmail.com

 

PERSONAL DEVELOPMENT

Campus Recreation Services:

Gym Facilities: ERC, Ritchie, SPH, Cole Field House, Armory Group Fitness Classes, Outdoor Recreation, and The Center for Health and Wellbeing www.crs.umd.edu

The Health Center offers a range of services from massage to STD testing to nutrition resources You can also take advantage of: Online Prescription Requests, Class Excuse Documentation & After Hours Nurse Line

M-F 8am-7pm, Sat 11-3pm, Sun 12-4pm: 301-314-8180, http://www.health.umd.edu, After Hours: 301.314.9386

Counseling Center:

Trying to figure out your major? Feeling stressed? Want someone objective to talk to? The counseling center also offers sister’s circles, support groups, and Learning Assistance Services.

301-314-7651, 4th Floor Susquehanna Hall, http://www.counseling.umd.edu/

Student of Color Walk-In Hour :

no appointments necessary! Monday through Friday from 3-4pm

Rainbow Walk-In Hour :

Monday through Thursday from 3-4pm

Majors Walk In Hours :

1-3pm on Wednesdays

This program is designed to help students who would like support in choosing or changing their academic major.

The Art and Learning Center:

The Art and Learning Center offers classes and events for you to get in touch with your creativity!

(301) 314-ARTS, artlearn@umd.edu, or visit the website.

 

SOCIAL DEVELOPMENT

OrgSync:

This website lists over 300 organizations you can join to advance your social experience and it also allows you to register an organization that you would like to create! http://orgsync.umd.edu/

Black Student Organizations & their events:

To see a list of over 30 Black Student Organizations & their contact information: Student Groups

BSU Facebook: stay updated on BSU events! http://www.facebook.com/blackstudentunion?ref=ts

America Reads*America Counts:

America Reads*America Counts gives you an opportunity to tutor elementary students and meeting other mentors their age email: arac@umd.edu

SEE:

http://www.see.umd.edu See.umd.edu: lists the music & theater events occurring on campus

Free stuff at Maryland:

For free events and giveaways, visit: http://www.freestuff.umd.edu

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

Office of Community Service-Learning:

Office of Community Service-Learning is here to promote and help foster service and community service as an integral part of life at Maryland. The site provides resources to students and faculty who are interested in making a difference in the community. You can also find information about alternative breaks, Terp Service Weekend, Terps for Change, and other service programs and organizations on and off campus.

Leadership and Community Service Learning

Terps for Change:

Terps for Change pairs Maryland students with local organizations and community partners who are making a difference and inflicting social change in today’s society. They achieve this by increasing awareness about social issues through increasing dialogue and addressing the various needs of the community.

Terps for Change

America Reads, America Counts:

America Reads, America Counts is a partnership between the University of Maryland and the Prince George’s County School System. The purpose is to enrich the learning experience of elementary school students while also creating an encouraging, positive relationship between the mentor and mentee.

America Reads America Counts, 301-314-READ

Alternative Spring Breaks:

Alternative Spring Breaks travel locally, nationally and internationally in teams to different cities, engage in active service, and have the opportunity to gain new perspectives on social issues while meeting community needs, and learning about and building upon community assets.

Alternative Breaks, 301-405-0741,alternativebreaks@umd.edu

Horton’s Kids

Horton’s Kids is a non-profit organization that serves the community in D.C.’s Ward 8. Doing everything from tutoring to sponsoring visits to the doctor and weekly field trips, this organization is doing everything possible to better the quality of living for the children of this community and their families. Many volunteering opportunities are available to get involved in this organization.

http://www.hortonskids.org

 

Cultural & Identity

MICA:

http://www.stamp.umd.edu/mica/

Nyumburu Cultural Center:

For tons of events such as Juke Joints, cultural dinners, speakers, and student organization events,http://www.nyumburu.umd.edu/

African American Studies Program:

http://www.bsos.umd.edu/aasp/

Office of Lesbian Gay Bisexual Transgender (LGBT) Equity:

http://www.lgbt.umd.edu/

Office of Diversity & Inclusion:

http://www.diversity.umd.edu/