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Academic Support

Navigate your UMGC journey with the help of advisors, success coaches, and more.

At University of Maryland Global Campus, we offer a variety of student-focused support services to help you navigate your higher education journey.

  • Admissions advisors: Our admissions staff can help you select the right academic program for your career goals, explore financing options, estimate transfer credits, complete your application, and register for classes.
  • Academic advisors and success coaches: Dedicated to helping you meet your needs, academic advisors and success coaches are at your service as soon as you register for your first semester. They can help you select and register for classes, change your degree program, and more.
  • Tutoring: Complimentary online subject tutoring is available for a select group of undergraduate and graduate courses.
  • Mentoring: We also have mentoring programs that can connect you with a peer mentor, a career mentor, or a mentor who's a veteran. Select graduate degrees also offer industry-specific mentoring programs.
  • Accessibility: The Office of Accessibility Services coordinates services that provide equal academic opportunities to students with disabilities.
  • Military & veteran support: UMGC offers services especially for servicemembers and veterans, including the VetSuccess on Campus program, mentoring by fellow veterans, and certification assistance. Learn more by visiting the Military Tuition and Education Benefits section and the Vessey Virtual Student Union.
  • Library: To access research databases, the library catalog, and view tutorials on how to conduct research, visit the UMGC Library.
  • Technical support: The Help Center provides around-the-clock technical assistance for students via phone and chat.
  • Writing center: Through the Effective Writing Center, undergraduate and graduate students have access to one-on-one writing advice and online writing resources.

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Our helpful admissions advisors can help you choose an academic program to fit your career goals, estimate your transfer credits, and develop a plan for your education costs that fits your budget. If you’re a current UMGC student, please visit the Help Center.

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