Benefits

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Maryland Alumni Association members' dues support the programming necessary to keep alumni connected with Maryland students and alma mater while giving students much needed resources such as the Maryland Alumni Association Scholarship program. Members also receive benefits designed exclusively for them. Learn more about each of these benefits below.

Arts and Entertainment


Clarice ShopRaising Mall
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Members enjoy savings with NextLEVEL access. It takes your Clarice experience to new heights — you'll have access to more, while saving money at the same time. Learn more.

 

 
The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore

The Maryland Zoo in Baltimore is a 135-plus acre property that showcases the Zoo's animal collection which encompasses birds, mammals, amphibians and reptiles, representing nearly 200 species. Animals are displayed in natural settings replicating their native habitats. Visitors learn about animals in their own backyard, as well as those in more exotic locales, when they take a trek through the Maryland Wilderness, home to the award-winning Children's Zoo, or embark on an African Journey.

Members can purchase special discounted tickets through the alumni association. Click here to purchase.

 

The Phillips Collection
The Phillips Collection

The University of Maryland and The Phillips Collection have embarked on a new partnership to dramatically transform scholarship and innovation in the arts. As part of the new partnership alumni association members now receive free admission to the Phillips, and have special access to the collection, facilities and museum staff for research and educational purposes.

Members who show their membership card at the ticket counter will be granted one free admission to view the museum's exceptional 4,000-piece collection.

Located in Washington DC’s vibrant Dupont Circle neighborhood, The Phillips Collection is an exceptional collection of modern and contemporary art in a dynamic environment for collaboration, innovation, engagement with the world, scholarship, and new forms of public participation. Learn more.

Some events and programs may require reservations and a fee.

 

National Aquarium
National Aquarium
It's an exciting time to visit the National Aquarium with reduced admission fees just for alumni association members. Located in the heart of Baltimore's vibrant Inner Harbor, the National Aquarium is home to more than 20,000 animals in award-winning habitats. In just one day, you can encounter a 500-pound green sea turtle and hundreds of darting fish in an Indo-Pacific reef; explore the colorful sights and sounds of a sunny, tropical rain forest; descend to the depths of shark territory; and get hands-on with the Mid-Atlantic's coolest creatures in Living Seashore. With special talks, feedings and animal encounters throughout the day, there's always more to discover.

Click here to purchase your discounted admission tickets.

 



Campus Perks


Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center
Members enjoy savings with NextLEVEL access. It takes your Clarice experience to new heights — you'll have access to more, while saving money at the same time. Learn more.

 

College Park Libraries
University of Maryland College Park Libraries

UMD Alumni Association members are eligible for a 50% discount on membership in the University Libraries' Community Borrowers program. For a $25 (usually $50) annual fee, Community Borrowers may check out up to 25 books at a time from University Libraries. Items are loaned for 30 days and may be renewed one time if not requested by other library users.

Multi-year Alumni Association members who purchased their membership before April 1, 2012 will continue to receive free borrowing privileges until their membership expiration date. At that time the cost to renew the Community Borrower membership will be $25 per year.

Lifetime members who purchased their membership before April 1, 2012, will continue to receive free borrowing privileges, but will be asked to renew their Community Borrower membership every five years

For information about the Community Borrowers program, visit: http://www.lib.umd.edu/access/community-borrowers


 

Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center

Riggs Alumni Center: Event Space Rental
All members receive discounts at the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center——Save 15% on room rental and event packages! Come home to the convenience and elegance that is your Riggs Alumni Center. Contact their helpful professionals today at 301.405.9756/800.336.8627, send an e-mail to riggsinfo@ur.umd.edu or visit www.riggs.umd.edu.

 

University Bookstore
University Bookstore
Members can take advantage of a 10 percent discount on logo merchandise purchases. Learn more.

 

University of Maryland Golf Course

University of Maryland Golf Course

Lifetime Members receives a $50 range card to be used at the University of Maryland Driving Range. All members receive a 10% discount on all Terrapin logo apparel at the Golf Course Pro Shop. Young Alumni (up to age 26) receive a 25% golf member discount and Young Alumni (age 26-30) receive a 20% golf membership discount. Learn more.

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Career and Education


 

 

 

College Park Libraries
University of Maryland College Park Libraries
UMD Alumni Association members are eligible for a 50% discount on membership in the University Libraries' Community Borrowers program. For a $25 (usually $50) annual fee, Community Borrowers may check out up to 25 books at a time from University Libraries. Items are loaned for 30 days and may be renewed one time if not requested by other library users.

Multi-year Alumni Association members who purchased their membership before April 1, 2012 will continue to receive free borrowing privileges until their membership expiration date. At that time the cost to renew the Community Borrower membership will be $25 per year.

Lifetime members who purchased their membership before April 1, 2012, will continue to receive free borrowing privileges, but will be asked to renew their Community Borrower membership every five years

For information about the Community Borrowers program, visit: http://www.lib.umd.edu/access/community-borrowers.

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Finance and Insurance


Credible
Credible
Credible makes it quick and easy for University of Maryland Alumni to save on their student loans. Credible's founding principle is to provide borrowers with the level of transparency they deserve. As a multi-lender marketplace that allows borrowers to receive competitive loan offers from its vetted lenders, Credible empowers consumers to take control of their financial futures. Borrowers can fill out one form, then receive and compare personalized offers from numerous lenders and choose which best serves their individual needs. Credible is fiercely independent, committed to delivering fair and unbiased solutions in student lending.

 

Nationwide
NOW UNIVERSITY OF MARYLAND ALUMNI ARE REWARDED!
Only Nationwide Insurance® gives University of Maryland Alumni® an exclusive discount on auto insurance. Plus you could save even more when you add features like Vanishing Deductible®*. Get a free quote or call 1-866-633-5747.


 

NEW — Take advantage of special member benefits when you sign up for a University of Maryland Alumni Association Visa Signature credit card from Nationwide! Apply today! No reservation or offer code necessary as long as application is received through the link provided.

 

SECU Membership
All University of Maryland alumni are eligible to join SECU for full-service banking without the Big Bank price tag. For more information, call 800.879.7328 or 410.487.7328.

 

Alumni Insurance Program
University of Maryland Alumni Insurance Program
New grads and alumni association members can choose from a variety of insurance plans including Term Life, Short Term Medical and Major Medical.

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Health and Fitness


College Park Golf & Tennis Club
College Park Golf & Tennis Club
Members of the University of Maryland Alumni Association receive 25% off annual membership at the College Park Golf & Tennis Club! If you are looking for a nationally-recognized golf course and outstanding tennis facility at the best price, then a membership at College Park Golf & Tennis Club is the answer. For $71.25 monthly dues and no initiation fee, Alumni Association members receive golf and tennis lessons, yoga classes, driving range credits, indoor court time, green fees, $200 pro shop credit, plus much more. That's over $2,500 in value for only $855 annual dues! Be the first one to hit the links and the courts this spring! Contact Vijay Paul vpaul@jtcc.org, with your Alumni ID # to receive this special offer.

University of Maryland Alumni receive 10% off annual membership at the College Park Golf & Tennis Club! If you are looking for a nationally-recognized golf course and outstanding tennis facility at the best price, then a membership at College Park Golf & Tennis Club is the answer. For $85.50 monthly dues and no initiation fee, UMD alumni receive golf and tennis lessons, yoga classes, driving range credits, indoor court time, green fees, $200 pro shop credit, plus much more. That's over $2,500 in value for only $1,026 annual dues! Be the first one to hit the links and the courts this spring! Contact Vijay Paul vpaul@jtcc.org, to receive this special offer.



 

CRS
Eppley Recreation Services Pass
Members have access to purchase a Campus Recreation Services membership, which includes access to all CRS facilities and programs. They may also enjoy recreation center benefits for $7 a day by simply showing their membership card and a photo id. Learn more.

 

 

Juan Dixon Basketball Camps

Juan Dixon Basketball Camps
University of Maryland alum, all-time leading scorer and current special assistant to the head coach at Maryland, Juan Dixon is running three basketball camps throughout Maryland this summer. The camp locations are in Columbia, Baltimore, and Germantown. Sign up now and use the code SLAMDUNK16 to receive a $40 discount on all camps. The camps are for any basketball player ages 6-17 and enrollment is limited! Visit www.sibasketballcamps.com or call 301-575-9400 for more information.

 

 

University of Maryland Golf Course
University of Maryland Golf Course
Lifetime Members receives a $50 range card to be used at the University of Maryland Driving Range. All members receive a 10% discount on all Terrapin logo apparel at the Golf Course Pro Shop. Young Alumni (up to age 26) receive a 25% golf membership discount and Young Alumni (age 26-30) receive a 20% golf membership discount. Learn more.

 

URecFit at University of Maryland, Baltimore
URecFit at University of Maryland, Baltimore
Through the MPower partnership, University of Maryland Alumni Association members are eligible for membership at University of Maryland Baltimore URecFit at the Southern Management Corporation Campus Center, located at 621 W. Lombard Street, Baltimore, MD. This state-of-the-art facility houses three floors of recreation and fitness opportunities, including a large fitness center, elevated track and a five lane infinity pool. For more information call 410.706.7529 or click here.

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Services


Diploma Displays
Diploma Displays
It's time to introduce your diploma to the light of day! Order your display online and encase your credentials in hardwood molding, illuminated with your choice of professionally photographed campus scenes.

 

From You Flowers
SAVE 20% on all regularly priced floral and gift items with From You Flowers. Click here or call 800.838.8853 and mention code 20X.

 

License Plate
TERP License Plate Discount
The Terp license plate is available in Maryland! Click here to download an application or call the alumni association at 301.405.4678 or 800.336.8627 to receive an application by mail.* Costs: $35 for alumni association members and university faculty/staff, $50 for alumni (non-members). Join now and pay the member rate! Virginia residents can purchase plates directly through their state's Department of Motor Vehicles Web site. For frequently asked questions about the Terp license plate program, click here.

*The Terp plate is available only for vehicles registered in Maryland and Virginia. Please allow four to six weeks for processing.

As of January 1, 2013, you must make an appointment if you would like to obtain your license plate application IN PERSON, by visiting the Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center. Appointments are held between 8:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. Monday - Friday. Please call 301.405.4678 or email alumnimembership@umd.edu to make an appointment (24 hours notice is requested).

 

Verizon Fios
Verizon
Members of the University of Maryland Alumni Association can save up to $10 a month on a new qualifying Triple Play or Double Play bundle with Verizon FiOS—a savings of up to $120 per year on Internet, TV and phone service!

With fiber-optic fast Internet, you can stream movies and videos any time of the day or night, on America's most reliable network. Verizon FiOS offers over 155 channels, many in HD, and more than 100,000 titles available free through On Demand. Plus, Verizon FiOS home phone service lets you talk all you want, when you want, with unlimited calling across the U.S. and to Canada and Puerto Rico—on a network with 99.9% reliability.

Click here to take advantage of this members-only discount!

NEW—Additional savings offer through April, 4, 2016! Click here to learn more.

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Travel and Recreation


Ford
Ford
Ford offers $500 cash back for recent college grads, current undergrad students taking a minimum of 6 credits and graduate students taking a minimum of 3 credits. For great offers, visit your local Ford dealer or visit them online.

 

Lord Baltimore Hotel
Lord Baltimore Hotel
Alumni receive a discounted rate at the exclusive Lord Baltimore Hotel, located in the heart of downtown Baltimore, MD. To make a reservation, use the rate code UMD to receive the discount rate of $129.00 per night. Housed in a stunning French Renaissance building, this historic hotel underwent a multi-million dollar renovation in 2014 and features complimentary services such as high-speed wireless Internet access, custom designed linens, plush pillow top mattresses and much more. Reservations made for University of Maryland guests and associates can be made by calling reservations directly at 855-539-1928 or emailing reservation@lordbaltimorehotel.com.

 

Travel Program
Travel Program
From tours featuring the rainforests of the Amazon to the environmental habitats of the Everglades and from the treasures of Egypt to the charm of Italy's countryside, an exhilarating adventure awaits you. Explore our 2016 tours.

 

Zipcar
Zipcar
Zipcar is a car-sharing service that helps metro areas reduce the number of cars and help people who are carless in the city get around. We are in 27 major cities in the US, 7 countries around the world, and on 450+ college campuses – once you're a member, you not only have access to the 800+ vehicles in the DMV area but all of our vehicles located around the world. Our technology is online and app-based meaning you can do all your reserving online and don't have to speak with anyone to grab a car for the hour or day. UMD Alumni can join Zipcar for just $35 per year and can reserve vehicles for as little as $8.25. As a Zipster, we pay for your gas, insurance, and parking within the district. You also get 180 free miles per day! Click on the UMD alumni link: http://members.zipcar.com/umdalumni for the Zipcar University of Maryland Alumni Discount.

 

FastPark Rewards
FastPark Rewards
Members are eligible for Discount Parking at BWI Airport, RelaxforRewards Program. Enroll in FastPark Rewards program today using your Promo Code and University of Maryland as your Company Name to guarantee your rate. As a Rewards member, you will earn points for free parking and have 24/7 access to your online Rewards Account which includes the ability to print receipts for expense reports, review parking history and request free parking certificates. Fast Park is convenient, safe, quick, cost-effective, and best of all simple...Discover the Difference(r) today! Alumni Association members call 301.405.4678 or 800.336.8627 to obtain the Promo Code.

 

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