You can take part in a fearless Terp tradition when you give back and "Do Good" through alumni volunteer opportunities.

Whether you are volunteering your time and talents with students, service projects or campus events, you can share your story and be a champion for your university.

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Become a Volunteer

Subscribe to our exclusive VolunTerp Newsletter today and learn how you can get connected in your Terp community.

Sign Up to Volunteer

Do Good Service Month 

Every April, alumni from California to Connecticut unite to do good in their communities, and you’re invited to take part in the action. Join with fellow alumni in your area to show how Terps give back during Do Good Service Month.


VolunTerp Highlights

Over 3,400 alumni are already making a difference in the UMD community and around the world.

Hosting 472 alumni events

Leading 60 alumni networks

In 30 regions

VolunTerp Opportunities

Ready to volunteer but not sure where to start? Fill out the VolunTerp Sign-Up form and indicate all of your areas of interest. A volunteer manager will contact you shortly.

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Provide Service to Your Community

Support your community through a variety of service projects across the country.

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Become an Ambassador

Connect with future students and families, while representing UMD at Admission events.

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Connect with Current Students

Connect with students through mentorship, career development, or academic engagement opportunities.


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Join an Alumni Board

Host social, service, and professional programs for your local community of Terps.

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Give Back

Learn how you can make an impact through philanthropic support of UMD.

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Become an Advocate

Help advance UMD's mission and goals in Maryland and in our nation's capital, through advocacy.



Contact Erica Lane, Alumni Volunteer Program Manager at