UMD: A Globally Connected University

Engage with the International Campus Community

International students from Brazil, Russia, Japan, China, and Jamaica on an excursion organized by International Student & Scholar Services.

At the University of Maryland, you are part of a community of students, faculty, and staff who represent more than 130 countries around the world. Experience our multilingual, multicultural, and multinational campus by joining a student organization, attending internationally themed events, or volunteering for special programs. Develop your cross-cultural communication skills and help others develop their own. Make interesting conversation. Find out new things. Start new projects. Discover new passions. Embrace diversity, and learn to see the world through other people’s eyes!

Student organizations:

UMD has more than 750 student organizations to choose from! A good place to start exploring is the OrgSync student organizations portal. You can browse by name, category, or keyword. Start with the “Cultural” category, attend a few meetings, get to know your diverse community, meet new colleagues.

International Events:

Special Programs:

Other ways to globalize your experience on campus: