Contact Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life

0110 Adele H. Stamp Student Union
University of Maryland
College Park, MD 20742



Welcome to Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life!


TOCSL exists to CONNECT and ENGAGE Transfer and Off-campus Students of UMD

We ultimately aim to: 

« Equip transfer and off-campus students with the resources to thrive as individuals and to serve as leaders to the off-campus student population »

« Empower transfer and off-campus students to overcome barriers to success »

« Ease the transition for transfer and off-campus students »


Summer Webinar Series for New Transfer Students

posted on May 30, 2018

Are you a new transfer student to UMD?? Getting ready to know more about what UMD has to offer?? Come check out our summer WEBINAR series on various campus resources and get a head start on UMD life here!!

Register at:  

Register for & Join the T2T Learning Community!

posted on May 30, 2018

Transitioning into UMD will be a wonderful experience.  You can ease your transition and make it more meaningful by joining the Transfer2Terp (T2T) Learning Community. T2T is the only student union based learning community exclusively for students transferring into Maryland. 


The T2T Learning Community offers first-semester transfer students the opportunity to take HESI310,  a 3-credit upper-level course designed to translate your previous success into a strong start at Maryland. T2T students work alongside faculty and staff to achieve a seamless transition into the campus life and culture. 


Space is extremely limited. 

If you have questions about the T2T Learning Community, please feel free to contact us at 301-314-0159 or at

TOCSL Peer 2 Peer Mentoring Program

posted on December 13, 2017

Feeling overwhelmed? Stressed? Nervous about your transition to Maryland? Getting involved? Housing? Don’t fret! The Engagement and Learning Assistants (ELAs) are here to help!

The Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life (TOCSL) offers a Peer 2 Peer (P2P) Mentoring Program! As P2P mentors, the ELAs will hold office hours in the TOCSL Office and provide check-ins to interested students. As fellow transfer and off-campus students, we've been in your shoes and are excited to help!

If interested, please fill out this form to request a P2P Mentor


Or you can just stop by our office as we also offer Drop-In Hours throughout the semester!!

Upcoming TOCSL Events

Are you looking to connect and engage with other transfer and off-campus students like yourself? We have something for you!!!

All of our TOCSL Programs are a great way for you to get involved on and off campus with other UMD Students. Please see below our 2018 Spring semester event calendar! We also post event dates on our Facebook Page here

TOCSL Spring New Student Welcome! -- Thursday, January 25 (4pm-6pm)

TOCSL Meet Maryland Scavenger Hunt -- Tuesday, January 30 (3pm-4:30pm)

TOCSL Meet-Up: Swing Dance Night -- Thursday, February 15, (6pm-8pm), Prince George's Room, STAMP

TOCSL Meet-Up: Game Night-- Thursday, February 22, (5pm-7pm), Charles Carroll Room, STAMP

TOCSL Milk & Cookies Session: How to Find an Internship -- Tuesday, March 6 (12pm-1pm), Hornbake Library, 3rd Floor 

TOCSL Milk & Cookies Session: How to Run for Student Government Association -- Monday, March 12 (4pm-6pm), Pyon Su, STAMP 

TOCSL Meet-Up: Trivia Night -- Thursday, March 29, (4pm-6pm), Prince George's Room, STAMP

TOCSL Intramural Team Sign-Up

TOCSL Milk & Cookies Session: How to Find A Scholarship -- Wednesday, April 18 (3:00pm-4:30pm), Juan Jimenez Room, STAMP

TOCSL Meet-Up: Adventure Course -- Friday, April 6, (3pm-5pm), Eppley Recreation Center, Space limited, RSVP HERE.

Transfer & Off-Campus Student Appreciation Week (TOCSAW) -- April 30 to May 5

4/30/2018 Monday - "Kick" -Off, Engineering Softball Field, 3-4:30pm
5/1/2018  Tuesday -Cap-decorating for Graduating Seniors, Terpzone Activities Room, STAMP, 5-7pm
5/2/2018  Wednesday - Good Morning Commuters, Atrium, STAMP, 7:30-10:30am
5/3/2018  Thursday - TOCSL Zen Den, Jimenez Room, STAMP, 3-6pm
5/4/2018  Friday - Art Attack, X-finity Center, 8-11pm
5/5/2018  Saturday - TOCSL Passport to D.C., Meet at STAMP, 9am-afternoon

Please stay up to date with TOCSL through our website and social media @UMDTOCSL! 

Academic Calendar

Fall Semester 2017

First Day of Classes August 28 (Monday)
Labor Day September 4 (Monday)
Thanksgiving Recess November 22-26 (Wednesday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes December 11 (Monday)
Reading Day December 12 (Tuesday)
Final Exams December 13-19 (Wednesday-Tuesday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony December 19 (Tuesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies December 20 (Wednesday)

Winter Term 2018

Classes Begin January 2 (Tuesday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 15 (Monday)
Classes End January 22 (Monday)

Spring Semester 2018

First Day of Classes January 24 (Wednesday)
Spring Break March 18-25 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 10 (Thursday)
Reading Day May 11  (Friday)
Final Exams May 12-18 (Saturday-Friday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 19 (Saturday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony and College/Department Ceremonies
May 20 (Sunday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 21 (Monday) 

Summer Term 2018

Sessions I and I-A Begin May 29 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 15 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 18 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Wednesday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 6 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 9 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 27 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins July 30 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 17 (Friday)

engage with us

Transfer and Off Campus Student Life is located in the Engagement Office in the Adele H. Stamp across the Capital One Bank. Also feel free to contact us at 301-405-0986 or at