In Memoriam: Professor Ira Berlin Ira Berlin,distinguished university professor at the University of Maryland (UMD) passed away on June 5, 2018. READ MORE
Freedmen & Southern Society The Freedmen and Southern Society Project, directed by Professor Leslie Rowland, wins $325,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. READ MORE
State Building and Minorities: Jews in Italy Join the Nathan and Jeanette Miller Center for Historical Studies at a co-sponsored conference. 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 Hours:

Winter Hours

January 2 - 25:  Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 10 a.m. - 3 p.m.

Spring Semester (starting January 28)

Monday - Thursday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Friday, 9 a.m. - 12 p.m.

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



Taliaferro Hall Room 2110
Thursday, February 7, 2019 - 10:00 AM to Friday, February 8, 2019 - 3:30 PM