Resources for Parents & Family

Testudo Parent and Family Access

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

Terp Family

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

Parent and Family Helpline

The Parent Helpline is your avenue for assistance. Just call the Helpline at 301-314-8429 or contact us via email at and let us know how we can help you. A University staff member is available to speak to parents every Monday through Friday from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. (EST).

Parent and Family Warmline

Parents 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. The parent warmline can be reached at or 301.314.7651.

Parent/Family Advisory Council

The Parent Advisory Council is a group of dedicated parent volunteers who serve as ambassadors for the University of Maryland among the parents and family members of undergraduate students and provide feedback to the Office of Parent and Family Affairs on issues of particular interest to parents and families.