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CURRENT STUDENTS

Students at the University of Maryland have access to a range of online and in-person resources. Those most helpful to music students are listed below.

Office of Student Services

University of Maryland School of Music
2112 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
 

Heather Mundwiler

Undergraduate Academic Advisor & Student Services Coordinator, School of Music

2110H Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-5563

Josh Thompson

Graduate Student Services Coordinator, School of Music

2112 The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
College Park MD, 20742

(301) 405-5560

Calendars

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School of Music

Explore concerts, lectures, masterclasses and more.
 

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The Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center

Discover upcoming performances in music, theatre, dance and more.
 

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University

View UMD events, the academic calendar and the holiday schedule.

Campus Resources

Testudo offers interactive web services for current students, prospective students and alumni, including the schedule of classes, deadlines and more.
 

Course Catalogs
 

Student Degree & Non-Degree Recitals
 

Directories

Health Information

Performing Arts Library

The Michelle Smith Performing Arts Library includes the International Piano Archives at Maryland and special collections in the performing arts.
 

Academic Handbooks

From time to time, the university makes changes to general regulations and academic requirements through established procedures to protect the institution's integrity and students’ interests and welfare. Please consult with your advisor to learn of any changes or revisions to policies that might have an impact on your degree requirements. It is the student's responsibility to become familiar with all university policies, requirements and deadlines as well as all applicable School of Music requirements that govern the program of study. The requirements and policies of the School of Music are in addition to the requirements and policies of the University of Maryland and the College of Arts and Humanities and do not supersede them.

It is the student's responsibility to read and become familiar with all policies, requirements and deadlines of all applicable School of Music requirements that govern the program of study. For graduate students, this also applies to the Graduate School’s policies and deadlines.

2019-2020 Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2019 and is effective for all graduate and undergraduate music students beginning in the fall 2019 semester.

2018-2019 Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2018 and is effective for all graduate and undergraduate music students beginning in the fall 2018 semester.

2017-2018 Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2017 and is effective for all graduate and undergraduate music students beginning in the fall 2017 semester. 

2016-2017 Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2016 and is effective for all graduate and undergraduate music students beginning in the fall 2016 semester. 

2015-2016 Undergraduate Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2015 and is effective for all undergraduate music students beginning the fall 2015 semester.

2015-2016 Graduate Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2015 and is effective for all undergraduate music students beginning the fall 2015 semester.

2014-2015 Undergraduate Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2014 and is effective for all undergraduate music students beginning the fall 2014 semester.

2014-2015 Graduate HandbookThis handbook was revised summer of 2014 and is effective for all graduate music students beginning the fall 2014 semester.

2013-2014 Undergraduate Handbook: This handbook was revised summer 2013 and is effective for all undergraduate music students beginning the fall 2013 semester.

2013-2014 Graduate Handbook: This handbook was revised summer of 2013 and is effective for all graduate music students beginning the fall 2013 semester.

Commonly Used Forms

Academic Forms

D.M.A. Degree: Pre-Candidacy, Scholarly Research Paper Certification I

D.M.A. Degree: Dissertation Performance Project, Scholarly Research Paper Certification II
Scholarly Research Paper Certification, D.M.A. students These forms certify that a student has satisfactorily completed a scholarly research paper in partial fulfillment of D.M.A. degree requirements.
 
Scholarly Research Paper Certification, M.M.
This form certifies that a student has satisfactorily completed a scholarly research paper in partial fulfillment of M.M. degree requirements.
 
Application for Comprehensive Exams: 2019-2020
This form is required to request an examination date for the comprehensive/preliminary exams. The form is valid for examinations conducted in the academic year 2019-2020 only. Please note: August exams are on a Thursday-Friday, November and March are a Friday-Saturday.

Graduate School Forms
Download university forms — general, fellowship and financial — directly from The Graduate School.

Elective Lessons Application
Under rare circumstances a student may be allowed to enroll in applied music lessons when doing so is not part of their degree program. Typically, this is done when the student is fulfilling a critical ensemble need in the School of Music, but applied lessons beyond what is required for a degree program are not guaranteed. The decision will be made based on the recommendation of the division chair, the availability of an instructor, finances and other administrative concerns. 

Payroll & Benefits

For forms related to payroll — W-4, W-9, I-9, Direct Deposit, etc. — please visit the Faculty & Staff page.
For forms related to health benefits and tuition remission, please visit the Faculty & Staff page.

Miscellaneous

Propose a Performance at The ArtHouse

M-Cubator Grant Application Requirements
An M-Cubator grant provides seed funding of up to $1,000 for a student/students to pursue creative or scholarly projects in music that are entrepreneurial in nature and extracurricular in scope. Special consideration will be given to projects with specifically defined outcomes and the potential to make a significant impact on the field or on society at large.

Student New Initiatives Proposal Form 
Used to propose new School of Music projects, programs and events.

Collaborative Pianist Request Form, effective Fall 2018
To hire a collaborative pianist, you may contract your applied teacher for a list of approved pianists, or send an email to music-collab@umd.edu. Please contact Rita Sloan with questions.