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 »


Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards

posted on April 11, 2019

Applications are being accepted for the Maryland Parent & Family Association Student Scholarship Awards. The scholarships provide assistance to current undergraduate students in good standing who may be unable to continue their education at the University due to extenuating personal or family financial circumstances. A minimum of 15 scholarships will be awarded for the 2019-2020 academic year.

Award criteria, instructions, and an online application can be found at Applications must be submitted by 5:00 p.m. on Friday, May 10, 2019.

Joseph M. Mitchell Memorial Scholarship Award

posted on April 10, 2019

Applications and nominations for the 2019-2020 academic year are due July 1, 2019. All University Graduate and Undergraduate students are encouraged to apply. Faculty, staff, and members of the campus community are welcome to nominate deserving students of this award. These are one-time awards of up to $2,000 per recipient. If you have any questions or would like more information regarding the scholarship, please feel free to contact either Michelle McCubbin (, 301-314-9555) or Dai-An Tran (, 301-314-0416). For more information about the Scholarship Award, please visit

Upcoming TOCSL Events

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

Our TOCSL Meet-ups and events are a great way for you to get involved on and off campus with other UMD Students. Below are some of our upcoming Spring 2019 events! We'll have more coming up. Stay up to date with TOCSL through our website and social media @UMDTOCSL! 

Upcoming Events

Transfer and Off-Campus Student Appreciation Week (April 29-May 4)

  • April 29, Monday: Commuter Kick-Off Event, 8-11am, Multiple locations (Parking Lot 9 & Regents Drive Garage)

    April 30, Tuesday: Grad Cap Decoration, 4-6pm, Grand Ballroom Lounge, STAMP

    May 1, Wednesday: Good Morning, Commuters! 7:30-10:30am, Atrium, STAMP

    May 2, Thursday: Trivia Night, 5:30-7:30pm, Benjamin Banneker B, STAMP

    May 3, Friday: Challenge Course, 3-5pm, Eppley Recreation Center

    May 4, Saturday: Embassy Day, 9am-6pm, Washington, D.C.

    RSVP Required for: 
    Challenge Course
    Embassy Day

We look forward to seeing you all!!!

Past Events:

Academic Calendar

Winter 2019

Classes Begin January 2 (Wednesday)
Dr. Martin Luther King Holiday January 21 (Monday)
Classes End January 22 (Tuesday)

Spring 2019

First Day of Classes January 28 (Monday)
Spring Break March 17-24 (Sunday-Sunday)
Last Day of Classes May 14 (Tuesday)
Reading Day May 15 (Wednesday)
Final Exams May 16-22 (Thursday-Wednesday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 22 (Wednesday)
Commencement - Main Ceremony and College/Department Ceremonies May 23 (Thursday)
Commencement - College/Department Ceremonies May 24 (Friday)

Summer 2019

Sessions I and I-A Begin May 28 (Tuesday)
Session I-A Ends June 14 (Friday)
Session I-B Begins June 17 (Monday)
Independence Day Holiday July 4 (Thursday)
Sessions I and I-B End July 5 (Friday)
Sessions II and II-C Begin July 8 (Monday)
Session II-C Ends July 26 (Friday)
Session II-D Begins July 29 (Monday)
Sessions II and II-D End August 16 (Friday)

engage with us

Transfer and Off Campus Student Life is located in the Engagement Office, ground floor of the Adele H. Stamp, down the hall from the Bookstore, OR behind Panda Express of the Food Court. Also feel free to contact us at 301-405-0986 or at