Confirm Your Enrollment

We'd love to have you join the Bulldog community! If you haven't already, your first step is to confirm your enrollment in your Application Portal after you accept your offer of Admission to UMD. You'll be on the path to selecting an Orientation date and taking the next steps in becoming a Bulldog. Confirm your enrollment today! 

Incoming First-Year StudentsIncoming Transfer Students

If You Are Starting in Spring 

There are a few things to complete and have prepared for your OAR experience. The Spring OAR page will provide advice and the next steps as you continue on your journey to be a student here at UMD.

If You Are Starting in Fall 

We are excited to have you as a Bulldog this fall. Students will be able to select their Fall OAR date starting in late March each year. Be sure you have completed the items on the Admitted Students Ready page. Check out the Fall OAR page for more details.

Families & Guests

Families and guests of our new students will be invited to participate in our Orientation, Advisement, and Registration Family & Guest programming. You can learn more about the program and resources on our Families and Guests page.


You have questions. We have answers. Check out the FAQs page to see answers to questions most students are wondering about.


Graphic for the Dish Orientation Webinar Series

This webinar series will provide you with virtual live opportunities to learn about what it’s like to be a student at UMD, find out how you can prepare, and ask questions about what YOU want to know.