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Welcome Desk

Welcome Desk

People Taking Pictures with Testudo Stop by the University of Maryland Conferences & Visitor Services Welcome Desk for a warm Terrapin welcome. Our friendly and informed staff is available to give you information about parking, directions and can give you a campus map or Visitor Guide. Campus visits and tour options are also available and our Fear the Turtle sculpture, The Freshman, holds a special surprise for our young visitors.

Hours of Operation

The Welcome Desk is located in Turner Hall, 7736 Baltimore Ave, College Park, MD 20740. The Welcome Desk hours of operation are Monday – Friday from 8:00 am – 5:00 pm. The Welcome Desk will also follow the University opening and closing schedule. Please refer to the information presented below for specific dates when the Welcome Desk will be closed during the upcoming academic year.

    2020 - 2021 Closings:
  • Closed for Labor Day Weekend: 09/04/2020 – 09/06/2020
  • Closed for Thanksgiving Break: 11/25/2020 – 11/28/2020
  • Closed for Winter Break: 12/18/2020 – 01/01/2021
  • Closed for Spring Break: 03/14/2021 – 03/17/2021
  • Closed for Memorial Day: 05/31/2021
  • Closed for Independence Day: 07/04/2021

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