Resources for Parents & Family

Testudo Parent Access icon for external web site

A service allowing students to give their parents access to their academic records.

Terp Family icon for external web site

A forum that provides information for family members, improving communication between parents and the University community.

Parents & Family Helpline icon for external web site

Do you have a question or concern? The Helpline is your avenue for assistance. Just call us 301-314-8429 or contact us via email at terpfamily@umd.edu and let us know how we can help you. A University staff member is available every Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST).

Parents & Family Warmline icon for external web site

Parents and family members who have concerns about their UMD student may consult with a mental health professional by calling the Parent Warmline at the University of Maryland Counseling Center. Therapists are available to discuss parents’ concerns related to students’ personal, social, and academic challenges. Callers can explore options for helping their student resolve the problems. This might include directing them to seek help at the Counseling Center, where free individual and group counseling are available. The Parent Warmline also can assist parents with referrals to off-campus mental health providers. To reach a Parent Warmline therapist, call the Counseling Center at 301-314-7651.

Parent & Family Advisory Council icon for external web site

The University of Maryland Parent/Family Advisory Council strives to foster student success and enhance the campus community by actively engaging the parents and families of undergraduate students in support of the university through events, programs, and fundraising.

University of Maryland logoStudent Success Office
0110 Hornbake Library South (Bldg. 147)
4130 Campus Dr.
College Park, MD 20742