Friday, May 30, 2014

Free Summer Tutoring at OMSE

The Office of Multi-Cultural Student Education will be offering free tutoring during thesummer sessions. All students are welcome. Please follow to request tutoring services.

Tuesday, May 20, 2014

1 Credit Fall Intergroup Dialogue Courses

As part of the Office of Diversity and Inclusion, the University of Maryland offers the Words of Engagement Intergroup Dialogue Program (WEIDP) for undergraduate students who are interested in engaging with other students on difficult, but rewarding, topics. Our intergroup dialogues include dialogues across race, gender, nationality, sexuality, among others.

Classes are taught by trained and experienced facilitators. Participants can expect a rich and rewarding experience as well as an opportunity to develop skills in cultural competence. 

All dialogues are 7-week, 1-credit courses that are held in the first and second halves of each semester and WEIDP courses satisfy the new General Education Cultural Competence. 

Students interested in enrolling in a dialogue course, can visit: and click the "registration" link.

Graduation Spring 2014

Hello Graduating Seniors!
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If you plan on participating in the 2014 CCJS Commencement Ceremony, please read the important announcements below, and forward this information to any and all interested parties.

The CCJS Departmental commencement ceremony will be held Thursday, May 22, 2014 at 2:00PM in the Cole Student Activities Building.  The ceremony will last approximately 90 minutes.  All students participating in the commencement ceremony must arrive by 1:00PM.  Students will meet behind the stage on the subbasement level of Cole underneath section K.  Doors will open for guest at 1:00PM.

Thursday, May 15, 2014

Technology Survey for CCJS Students

File:Science museum 025 adjusted.jpgPlease complete this short survey for the Department of Criminology & Criminal Justice to help us understand your technology needs for your CCJS courses. 

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

Monday, May 12, 2014

Master of Public Policy (MPP) and Master of Public Management (MPM) Information Sessions

The School of Public Policy is hosting two information sessions for prospective masters students.
1. May 15th: 7-8pm, Van Munching Hall 1415 
2. May 16th: 12-1pm, Van Munching Hall 1107

RSVP link:

For more information, please email us at

When: Friday, May 16, 2014 
Time: 12:00 PM - 1:00 PM
Where: Van Munching  : 1107

Thursday, May 8, 2014

Complete the University of Maryland Graduation Survey

File:Notepad-97841 640.pngHave you applied to graduate in May 2014?  If so, please share your plans by completing the University of Maryland Graduation Survey.  It will only take 5-minutes of your time.

Data gathered through the survey are critical to the University.  They are used for accreditation, rankings, state appropriations, and other assessments that help the University improve.  They are also important for future Maryland students.

All information you provide is confidential and in compliance with FERPA regulations.  Survey results will be reported only in aggregate form.  Your name and contact information will not be used in any public reports generated from this data.

  1. Access the survey through the link above or online at
  2. Use your Directory ID and Password to login to the survey.

Thanks in advance for your participation, and best wishes for continued success in your future endeavors!  Remember, it is never too late to visit the University Career Center & The President’s Promise.

Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Student Government Association, Governance Board Justice Position Vacancy

Thank you for your interest in the SGA Governance Board. The Governance Board is continually seeking undergraduates of all majors to serve as Justices on the SGA Governance Board. We are looking for students with an interest in law and legal proceedings. 

A successful candidate is able to reason clearly, conduct themselves professionally and maintain confidentially. Freshmen and Sophomore candidates are preferred.  Interested applicants can send via e-mail completed applications to Chief Justice Tony Belton at  Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis however the date of best consideration is 11:59 p.m. on Friday, May 23.  

Thursday, May 1, 2014

Law and Society Minor Accepting Applications for Fall 2014

Interested in law? There is still time to apply to the Law and Society minor! The Law and Society minor will be reviewing applications for acceptance to the minor in the next couple weeks.  It's not too late.  Submit your application today. 

Visit for more information.

Taking Tests With Less Stress - Workshop at LAS

This workshop will present strategies you can use to minimize stress as you prepare for and take final exams.

When: Monday, May 05, 2014 
Time: 4:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Where: Shoemaker room 2202

START's Cyber Security Fellows Program Accepting Applications

START's Cyber Security Fellows Program (CySeF), is a comprehensive, one-year program designed for three undergraduate students at the University of Maryland. Students will enter the program at the beginning of their junior or senior years, and their program experiences are aimed to transition students from their undergraduate experiences to professional positions in the homeland security science and technology arena (HS-STEM), with particular emphasis on transition into positions related to cyber security.
Summary of Program Components

Students will participate in three program components:
  • A traditional classroom learning component, in which students will enroll in six credits of coursework on cybercrime and cyber security, and in three credits of coursework on terrorism;
  • An experiential learning component, in which students will participate in a part-time academic-year research assistantship and a full-time summer internship with a cyber-security research team at the University of Maryland; and
  • A customized program of career development activities designed to introduce students to career options in the field of homeland security and to help them develop and refine their professional skills.