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Terp Referral Exchange Business Directory

It’s here - Introducing the Terp Referral Exchange Business Directory! This searchable online directory features businesses of all kinds - event planners, health and wellness coaches, website designers and more. Users can discover and patronize Terp-led businesses and continue the tradition of Terps supporting Terps.


The directory is open to all Maryland alums and Alumni Association lifetime members who are looking to promote their business to the Terp community. Learn more about how you can join the Directory today.

Searching by category

When looking for Terp businesses in the directory, you can search by the following six categories, as well as by business name, keywords, minority-owned status and lifetime membership status.

  • Coaches and Consultants (keyword examples: athletics, behavioral, business, career, executive, fitness, leadership, life, mental health, skills, wellness)

  • Creatives (keyword examples: advertising, art, dance, entertainment, freelance, graphic design, illustration, music, performing arts, photography, production, video)

  • Finance and Development (keyword examples: architecture, city planning, commercial real estate, construction, development, engineering, environmental sustainability, finance, infrastructure, investment, wealth management, wholesale trade)

  • Food and Beverage (keyword examples: bakery, bar/pub, beverage, brewery, caterer, dessert, distillery, e-commerce, food truck, restaurant, winery)

  • Products and Services (keyword examples: accounting, business services, automotive, copy editing, dentist, doctor, educational services, event planning, health and beauty, insurance, landscape, legal services, marketing, residential real estate)

  • Terps in Tech (keyword examples: artificial intelligence, assistive, communication, education, energy, environment, financial, hardware, information, mechanical, medical, production, robotics, software)

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The Terp Referral Exchange Business Directory is an searchable online directory for alums and Alumni Association lifetime members to promote their products and services to the Terp community.

No, the Alumni Association is not providing financial assistance to specific businesses.

Discounts for alums are offered at the discretion of businesses participating in the Directory. Additional discounts are a benefit of a Alumni Association membership.

Frequently Asked Questions

The information contained in this exchange was voluntarily provided to the University of Maryland and the University of Maryland Alumni Association by alums business owners and employees. The businesses are not legally affiliated with the University of Maryland or the University of Maryland Alumni Association; the University of Maryland and University of Maryland Alumni Association assume no responsibility for the practices, positions, or conduct of any business contained within. A business listing is not an endorsement by the University of Maryland or the University of Maryland Alumni Association and the University of Maryland and the University of Maryland Alumni Association encourages users to exercise due care when engaging any business. University of Maryland and the University of Maryland Alumni Association do not endorse or make any other representations concerning any of the businesses listed on the exchange.

All business submissions are reviewed by the University of Maryland Alumni Association. Within the values and mission of the University of Maryland, the exchange will promote businesses owned by University of Maryland alums and University of Maryland Alumni Association members. Multi-level marketing and nationally franchised businesses will not be included.