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Terrapins Connect Live

Join us for Terrapins Connect Live, the Alumni Association’s new career networking series featuring in-person, career-driven events that bring Terps together. Whether you are new to the industry and looking for more connections; or a seasoned veteran looking to share your latest expertise, Terrapins Connect Live is designed to provide alumni with meaningful connections and exclusive networking opportunities.

Can’t get enough? Continue the conversation online on Terrapins Connect, UMD’s online networking platform exclusive toTerps.

Keep in touch! Coming this spring; Terrapins Connect Live events for urban planners, social impact professionals, and communicators. 

Schedule of events


Terrapins Connect Live: Designing the Urban Landscape

The Alumni Association, the School of Architecture, Planning and Preservation and The Academy for Innovation and Entrepreneurship are joining forces to present Terrapins Connect Live: Designing the Urban Landscape.

Join us at the Academy and Innovation and Entrepreneurship’s Loft to participate in a radical brainstorming exercise, followed by networking with built-environment professionals working as urban planners, developers, engineers, and more.

Get ready to embrace creativity and brainstorming and chat with Terps in your field. There will be food, drinks and plenty of conversation to be had. Please bring business cards. There will be opportunities to indicate whether you are looking for a job, hiring, seeking mentorship, or able to mentor, should you choose to participate in that.

This event is free to all alumni.

In-person event RSVP for Terrapins Connect Live: Designing the Urban Landscape
Loft space

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Setting up your account is quick and easy! Once you do so, you'll be able to network, become a mentor, participate in group discussions, and much more!

  1. Go to the Terrapins Connect homepage.
  2. Click the "Join Your Community" button.
  3. Select a signup method (ex. LinkedIn, Email, SSO)
  4. Choose your User Type (ex. "Student, Alumni, Faculty/Staff)
  5. Fill out your background info (if you use LinkedIn, your information will auto-populate!)

You may need to wait for an admin to approve your account. If that's the case, you’ll receive an email once your account has been approved.