Your UMUC Team

Partner with your UMGC team to help make decisions that can fast-track your educational goals.

You can reach these departments through the links below. Direct phone numbers and military-specific numbers may also be provided for some departments. UMGC's address and main phone number are listed at the bottom of this page.

Have your student ID (EmplID) on hand for correspondence and conversations with your teams. You can look up your EmplID on MyUMGC under MyInfo > My UMGC ID Card.


An academic advisor is your primary point of contact and will be there to

  • Help you find the most efficient path to completing your degree
  • Determine which course or courses you should take next
  • Identify services and resources to help you stay (or get back) on track

Advisors will partner with staff members from the following departments, either working with them on your behalf or having you contact them directly. In either case, the advisor is your advocate. 

Advisors are available in person or by e-mail or phone.

  • Monday–Friday (in person or by phone)
    8:30 a.m.–8 p.m. eastern time

Financial Aid

Financial aid counselors process your application for aid and can help you

  • Request financial aid you previously declined
  • Understand how dropping or withdrawing from a course will affect your aid

For help, visit Help@UMGC.

Make sure to fill out your FAFSA application with the school code 011644.

Student Accounts

Student Accounts representatives process all payments, including employer and military tuition assistance, and coordinate Perkins loans. They can help you


Faculty Members

If you have questions about your assignments, syllabi, or coursework, your instructor should be your first point of contact. Never be afraid to ask for help or clarification. 

Contact information, including preferred methods of contact, is provided in your class syllabi in the online classroom one week before your course starts. 

Academic specialists in each department can answer questions about your field of study. There is a 24-48 hour response time for all questions.

View contact information

The UMGC Library

The UMGC Library can help you work through all stages of a research project with

  • Access to a rich collection of research materials, including research databases, thousands of electronic books, and the collections of the University System of Maryland and affiliated institutions libraries
  • Library instruction
  • Reference and research assistance 24 hours a day



Call 240-684-2020 (or 855-655-8682, option 3, ext. 2-2020)

Tutoring and Mentoring

Tutoring and mentoring resources may be available through your individual classes. Become familiar with these resources and utilize them as needed. Also, familiarize yourself with (your faculty will provide your login id).

Computer Access

You'll find computer labs available at various UMGC locations around Maryland.

Accessibility Services

If you need special accommodations, Accessibility Services may be able to assist you. Requests should be made four to six weeks before classes start.


Call 240-684-2287; 855-655-8682, ext. 2-2287; and 240-684-2277 TTY.

Career Services

Career Services counselors can help you with

  • Career mapping
  • Resume and cover-letter tips
  • Job fair preparation
  • Resources to find job opportunities
  • Strategies for the federal job search
  • Interview preparation

Military and Veterans

The Military and Veterans Teams are experts in the issues specific to military life. Team members provide the usual advising services and also can

  • Help you maximize your military and veteran benefits
  • Assist you with transferring your military service for credit

In-Person Advising

See if a military education coordinator is located near you for in-person advising.

Military Advising Team

Phone 240-684-2105 or
Fax: 240-684-2152

Veteran Advising Team

Phone: 240-684-2106 or
Fax: 240-684-2152

Veteran Certification Office

Personnel in this office can help you with benefits certification.
Phone: 240-684-2280
Fax: 240-684-2007

VetSuccess on Campus

This program of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs provides on-site benefits assistance and counseling at the Academic Center at Largo.

Phone: 240-684-2555

Student Account Assistance

To verify that your employer-provided tuition assistance, veteran’s benefits, or military tuition assistance have been applied to your account, check the student account center. Select "My Account" and then "View Account Activity."

If you have any issues with the processing of your third party contract, please contact:

employer tuition:

veterans benefits:

military tuition assistance: