Admitted Transfer Students

Congratulations on your admission to the university! There are just a few more steps to take to become a Terp.

1. Review your letter of admission on the application portal. It includes important information about your major and residency status. You will need to log in to the application portal using your PIN and password. Click on "Your application decision is now available online."

2. Plan a campus visit. Now that you’ve been admitted, join us for an Admitted Student Open House, take a tour or attend an event to become acquainted with our students and faculty.

3. Respond to your offer of admission. If you choose to confirm your enrollment (and we hope you do!), please refer to your admission decision letter on the application portal. Within your letter is a hyperlink that allows you to confirm your enrollment. It may take up to 48 business hours for your confirmation to be processed and posted to your record. If you decide not to attend UMD, we ask that you decline your offer of admission through the application portal.

4. Submit your nonrefundable $400 enrollment deposit to reserve your space in the incoming class. This enrollment deposit will be applied to your tuition. If you choose not to pay your enrollment deposit by credit card, the application portal will provide instructions for other payment options.

5. Find out how you can receive transfer credit for your courses and course credit for AP, IB, A/AS Level, and CLEP exams.

Learn more about need-based aid, merit scholarships and other ways to finance your education.

Complete the housing request/dining preferences form available through the application portal. Find out more about on and off campus housing and dining.


Register for orientation. Select a date, create a university email and directory ID, take the online math placement exam and fill out required surveys through the Orientation Office.



Read about the Mandatory Health Insurance Requirement and download the Immunization Form.


Prepare for your arrival to Maryland by investigating technology and communication services and learning more about transportation and parking on campus.


Submit your most recent college transcript as soon as your grades are posted so we may promptly evaluate your transfer credit. You mail may your transcript to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions.



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