About USG

Bike racks, carpool parking spaces, and an electric recharging station for electric cars are available on the campus.

Carpool Permit sign


Directly in front of Building III and in the parking garage you will find a number of carpool spaces allocated for your convenience. Click here to apply for a carpool permit.

The following sites connect you with carpools in our area:

Fuel Efficient Vehicles

Have a fuel-efficient vehicle (FEV - 30 mph, city)? We have spaces reserved for you, too. Click here to apply for an FEV parking permit. 

Electric Recharging Station

Do you own an electric car? If so, our recharging station is available for your convenience right in front of Building III.

Public Transportation

The campus boasts easy access to public transportation.

Metro – Shady Grove Red Line


UM Shuttle - This shuttle takes students to and from USG to UMCP.Click here for the current schedule: 


The UM shuttle only runs during Fall and Spring sessions.

Please watch the following video on the Rapid Transit Vehicle, which Communities for Transit (a local non-profit organization) hopes will serve as an alternative form of transportation in Montgomery County's developing Rapid Transit System.

Montgomery County Bikeshare

Montgomery County has installed a Bikeshare station located on Traville Gateway Drive behind Building III. Learn how Bikeshare works and locate other stations by visiting their webpage. 

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