Parking & Transportation Services
- Campus License Plate Registration is required to park in any numbered or lettered lot.
- As an in-coming freshman, your lot assignment will be either Lot 4 or Lot 6.
- For information on campus parking and how to obtain license plate registration, please use the contact information above.
- Shuttle-UM provides transportation services to several private housing units in the College Park area. Information on the frequency, time, and location of pick-up/drop-off should be provided directly by the management of these units.
- Shuttle-UM provides transportation services to Metro stations and other locations in the College Park area. Please note: Shuttle-UM does not travel to many locations on the weekends.
- Shuttle-UM provides services to many campus and off-campus locations well into the evening. Most of the shuttles can be picked up in front of Stamp Student Union.
- For a full listing of the different Shuttle lines and an estimated time guide visit: http://www.transportation.umd.edu/schedules.html.
Other Forms of Evening Transportation
- 24-hour Campus Escort Service: University of Maryland Police Department provides an escort service for anyone who feels unsafe when walking across campus. Call 301-405-3555. The police campus escort service is available at all times.
- NITE Ride: This service operates seven nights a week, 5:30 p.m.-7:30 a.m. For a listing of the service area, visit http://www.transportation.umd.edu/niteride.html.
Other Transportation Services
The Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority provides bus and subway service (called Metro) in the College Park area.
The Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority provides a system of bus services. Below is information for the most popular route as well as a link to general Metro-Bus service:
- For detailed information on the College Park Bus Line, please visit http://www.wmata.com/bus/timetables/md/81-86.pdf?n.
- For more information on other Metro-Bus Services, please visit www.wmata.com.
The Washington Area Metropolitan Transit Authority also provides a subway-rail system and is another way for students to travel on the weekends either to campus or to Washington D.C.
- On Saturday and Sunday, trains operate every 10 minutes, beginning at 7 a.m. and stopping at 3 a.m. on Saturday and midnight on Sunday.
- Shuttle-UM provides shuttle services to the College Park Metro Station.
For information, as well as a map, of Metrorail Services, please http://www.wmata.com/.