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First Look Fair

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Save the Date for the 36th annual First Look Fair on 


Thursday, September 20, 2018 

from 10am to 6pm on McKeldin Mall


In order to accommodate the greatest number of community members, the outdoor First Look Fair is now a ONE-DAY 8-HOUR EVENT: Thursday, Sept 20 from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Come Find Your Thing. Whatever your thing is - sports, theater, community service, beekeeping, or just about anything else you can imagine - you can find it at the First Look Fair!


First Look Fair is one of the longest running involvement traditions at the University of Maryland. First Look Fair hosts almost 600 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 some of what the University of Maryland has to offer!

Email for any questions.



Registration for tables at First Look Fair 2018 will open 

August 7, 2018 at noon.


UMD Student Organization First Look Fair Registration *


UMD Department First Look Fair Registration


*Student Organizations MUST UPDATE their registration on OrgSync to be eligible to register for a table. Please refer to our step-by-step instructions for our new registration process. 


If you are interested in becoming a Sponsor of First Look Fair, please review the 2018 First Look Fair Sponsorship Menu and contact Ari at with questions. 

If you are a local College Park Merchant wanting to advertise your business or a non-UMD community service agency looking for volunteers, please email for the proper registration form. 



Thank you to our 2018 sponsors.