UMD: A Globally Connected University

Miss Your ISSS Tip of the Week?

Every week leading up to orientation, we send a Tip of the Week to all new students. These emails are meant to help prepare you for coming to the U.S. and coming to the University of Maryland campus. Look for them in your inbox.

If you have missed a previous Tip of the Week or need to refer back and cannot find it in your inbox, you can find it below.

Tips of the Week for Spring 2020 students

Tip of the Week #1:  Welcome

Tip of the Week #2: Housing Information

​​Tip of the Week #3: Arriving in the US and US Customs

​Tip of the Week #4:  Student Orientations

Tip of the Week #5: Immunizations

Tip of the Week #6: Getting Connected

Tip of the Week #7: Health Insurance

Tip of the Week #8: Local Transportation

Tip of the Week #9: Student Account Management

Tip of the Week #10: Activating your SEVIS Record & Avoiding Scams

Tip of the Week #11: Social Security Numbers & Driver's License