Terms and Conditions

Learn about UMGC policies on copyright, nondiscrimination, privacy, data security, consumer disclosures, and more.

Thank you for visiting University of Maryland Global Campus. We take data security, copyright infringement, and the privacy of your personal information very seriously.

Consumer Disclosures and Policies

In an effort to help prospective and current students make the most informed decision about choosing higher education and in keeping with federal and state regulations, UMGC compiled information on consumer information and policies into a list of links for easy reference.

Copyright Agent

Find out how to report alleged copyright infringement of UMGC's website.

Nondiscrimination Statement

Learn about UMGC's commitment to ensuring equal access from the institution's programs and activities by reading the nondiscrimination statement.

Opting Out

Learn how to opt out of receiving targeted advertising or marketing e-mail messages from UMGC.

Privacy Policy

UMGC's privacy policy covers topics including cookies, data security, and how to opt out of targeted advertising and e-mails.

Although the university assigns each student an ID number (sometimes referred to as an EMPLID), which is used for most university functions, there are instances for which Social Security Numbers are required. The privacy policy also covers how the university handles personally identifiable information, commonly known as PII.

Social Media Guidelines

We welcome your comments on UMGC's blogs, social networking pages, wikis, or any other kind of social media. Our social media guidelines apply to individuals who create or contribute content to any of UMGC's social media sites.

Social Security Number

Find out how UMGC uses student SSNs.

Supported Browsers

This website is designed and tested for use with the most recent versions of popular web browsers and mobile and tablet devices to provide the best experience for our visitors. For an optimal experience, we recommend viewing the website at 100 percent zoom and enabling JavaScript and cookies.

This website is best viewed using the latest version of the following browsers:

  • Firefox
  • Google Chrome
  • Safari
  • Internet Explorer

This site can be accessed using older versions of these and other web browsers, but some features may not function properly, and the site may not display correctly.

To update your browser, visit the following vendor websites:

Text Messaging

UMGC uses text messaging to communicate with students. To subscribe to text messaging, text SMS to 868247. Message and data rates may apply. If you do not wish to receive text messages you may opt out by texting STOP to 868247 to cancel future text messages. By sending STOP, you agree to one additional confirmation message stating that you've opted out, after which you will no longer receive text messages from UMGC unless you text us again. To get help, text HELP to 868247. You may also obtain additional support or help by visiting the Help Center at www.umuc.edu/help. Note: SMS messages cannot be sent to international numbers. Carriers are not liable for delayed or undelivered messages. Message frequency varies.

Website Accessibility

Find out about the principles for usability and universal design used to make the UMGC website accessible to the widest possible audience by reading our Website Accessibility Statement.

Maryland Public Information Act Requests

Contact the designee below to make a request under the Maryland Public Information Act.


Contact Maryland Public Information Act Designee

Sherri Sampson or Erin Parker

E-mail: legal-affairs@umgc.edu

Phone: 800-888-8682, ext. 7080


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