Prospective Students

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Ready to Take the Next Step?

Earn a Career-Focused Degree at USG

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At the Open House, you’ll find out about a unique opportunity you have to attend one of nine top-ranked Maryland public universities right here in Montgomery County. Offering more than 80 high-demand degrees and certificate programs beginning at the junior level, USG has something for you — whether you’re a high school student, currently attending a community college, or interested in going back to school to advance your degree.

At the Open House you’ll have the chance to:

  • Meet with program representatives and career counselors to determine the next steps toward choosing a degree and advancing your career (bring a copy of your transcript or a history of your completed coursework)
  • Check out the clubs and organizations at USG’s Undergraduate Student Life Fair
  • Learn about advanced degrees and certificate programs at our Graduate Information Fair
  • MCPS and MC Students: Find out how you can transfer through the special Transfer Access Programs between Montgomery College and USG. MORE INFO>
  • Tour USG’s state-of-the-art campus.
  • Take advantage of waived application fees for select programs. MORE INFO>
  • Get all your questions answered about USG by attending our workshops on navigating the transfer process, financial aid, scholarships, veterans’ benefits, and more. MORE INFO>

Directions & Accommodations
For directions to the Universities at Shady Grove, please click here. To request accommodations for persons with disabilities, please contact us at 301-738-6023 or shadygrove@umd.edu at least two weeks prior to the event. We will do our best to meet your needs.

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