Brewer in The American Historical Review Congratulations to Professor Holly Brewer on the publication of her recent article "Slavery, Sovereignty, and 'Inheritable Blood" in The American Historical Review. READ MORE
Department of History Commencement Join us at the Department of History Fall Commencement to congratulate our graduating Seniors! READ MORE
Latin American History Conference Join us in the Researching, Reading, and Writing Latin American History: Theory, Methods, Politics Conference on January 3rd and 4th. READ MORE


On our website you will find information about the undergraduate and graduate programs at the University of Maryland, College Park as well as news of our faculty’s scholarship and our various centers and projects. We are a large department and our distinguished faculty’s expertise encompasses many areas of the globe as well as several millennia of human history. If you have questions as you explore our courses, programs, centers, and faculty, please do not hesitate to contact us.


Main Department Office 2115 Francis Scott Key Hall (301) 405-4265

Undergraduate Advising Office 2131C Francis Scott Key Hall (301) 405-0072

Advising Fall Hours:

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Tuesday 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Thursday 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Graduate Studies Office 2131 Francis Scott Key Hall (301) 405-4268



The Clarice - Kay Theatre
Wednesday, December 20, 2017 - 12:30 PM
Maryland Room, Marie Mount Hall & Mexican Cultural Institute
Wednesday, January 3, 2018 - 10:00 AM to Thursday, January 4, 2018 - 2:00 PM
2110 Taliaferro Hall
Thursday, February 1, 2018 - 4:00 PM