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
Dr. Shay Hazkani to speak on February 21 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:

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



Tawes 2115
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 3:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Taliaferro Hall 2110
Wednesday, February 27, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:00 PM
Francis Scott Key Room 2120
Thursday, February 28, 2019 - 4:00 PM to 5:30 PM