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University Resources

The following resources are available to the campus community. 

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Campus Safety Resources

University of Maryland Police Department (UMPD)

The University of Maryland Police Department is a professional law enforcement organization that employs over 100 individuals. These individuals provide a complete array of law enforcement and related services to the UMD community. 

UMPD provides police service 24 hours a day, seven days a week. These services include: Emergency response to crimes in progress and to life threatening incidents.

Emergency Phone: 301-405-3333 or 911

Non-Emergency Phone: 301-405-3555

Mobile Phone: #3333


24-Hour Walking Safety Escort Service

The escorts are conducted by the Student Police Auxiliary foot patrol program in which Student Police Aides (SPAs) patrol the campus on foot and on bicycle.

If you would like an escort, please call the UMPD to request one at the phone: 301-405-3555 (off campus) / 53555 (on campus). 

You may also use a blue light emergency PERT phone to call for an escort.

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Suicide Prevention Resources

On-Campus Confidential Resources

CARE to Stop Violence

(University Health Center)

Campus Advocates Respond and Educate (CARE) to Stop Violence provides free, confidential advocacy and therapy services to primary and secondary survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. 

CARE 24/7 Crisis Line/Phone: 301-741-3442

UMD Health Center Main Phone: 301-314-8184 



Counseling Center

If you are interested in speaking individually with a counselor or arranging for a safe and supportive facilitated discussion for your group, please call the Counseling Center.

Phone: 301-314-7651

After-Hours Crisis Support Line/Phone: 301-314-7651

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Behavioral Health Services

(University Health Center)

There are times when students struggle and Behavioral Health Services can help if you are seeking support.

Phone: 301-314-8106 

UMD Health Center Main Phone: 301-314-8184 

Online Contact:

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Faculty Staff Assistance Program (FSAP)

The goal of the FSAP is to provide professional and timely services to UMD faculty and staff.

Dr. Tonya Phillips

Tania DeBarros


Undergraduate & Graduate Student Legal Aid

Undergraduate Student Legal Aid Office (SLAO)   

The SLAO provides legal advice and university charge assistance for UMD undergraduate students.

Phone: 301-314-7756



Graduate Student Legal Aid Office (GLAO)

The GLAO provides legal advice and university charge assistance for UMD graduate students.

Phone: 301-405-5807



University Chaplains

The University Chaplains represent faith communities and work collectively to serve the spiritual needs of all members of the University community. Contact information for Chaplains is listed on their website.

Phone: 301-314-9866

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Ombuds Services

An "Ombuds" is a person who can be consulted by members of the university community who want to get information about University policies relating to their activities or who encounter problems that they cannot resolve through ordinary channels.

The University of Maryland provides Ombuds services for faculty, staff, graduate students, and undergraduate students. Each Ombuds office operates in a different setting and with different reporting responsibilities. However, all of them share a common purpose and operate on the same basic Ombuds principles.

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Graduate Students Ombuds

Graduate Ombudsperson: Dr. Mark A. Shayman 

Phone: 301-405-3667


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Faculty Ombuds

Faculty Ombudsperson: Karen M. O'Brien, Ph.D.

Phone: 301-405-5812


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Staff Ombuds

Staff Ombudsperson: Mashanda Mosley

Phone: 301-405-0805


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Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources

Accessibility & Disability Service (ADS)

ADS supports all undergraduate and graduate students with disabilities across the University of Maryland and ensures equal access and inclusion in education.

Phone: 301-314-7682


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ADA/504 Coordinator

The ADA/504 coordinator's office addresses accessibility issues and reports of disability-based discrimination on campus, guiding the university's efforts to move beyond compliance and toward seamless access.

It is housed under the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI).

ADA/504 Coordinator: Emily Singer Lucio

Phone: 301-405-2841


View ADA/504 Coordinator Website

Bias Incident Support Services (BISS)

BISS addresses bias incidents targeting UMD students, faculty and staff. The program responds, educates and reports to the campus community about bias, its impact, as well as protocols related to bias. 

It is housed under the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI).

Phone: 301-405-0980



Diversity Training & Education (DTE)

DTE provides campus-wide and unit-specific opportunities for diversity training, education, programming, and engagement. 

It is housed under the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI).


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LGBTQ+ Equity Center

The LGBTQ+ Equity Center works to establish and maintain a safe, inclusive, and welcoming campus environment for people of all sexual orientations and gender identities or expressions, serving UMD students, staff, faculty, and alumni. 

It is housed under the Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI).

Phone: 301-405-8720


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Office of Diversity and Inclusion (ODI)

ODI provides leadership and expertise for helping the university achieve its diversity, equity and inclusion goals. Guided by social justice principles, ODI cultivates a vibrant learning and working community for all members.

Phone: 301-405-2838


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