At UMGC, we recognize that it takes dedication and commitment—of your time and finances—to pursue higher education, and we're here to support you along the way. Below are some of the support services we offer to our students.

Accommodations for Students with Disabilities

The Office of Accessibility Services coordinates services that provide equal academic opportunities to students with disabilities.


Our helpful admissions advisors can help you select the right academic program for your career goals, explore financing options, estimate transfer credits, complete the online application for admission, and register for classes. Contact an admissions advisor to learn more.


UMGC's friendly, knowledgeable advisors are at your service after you've registered for your first semester. They can help you select and register for classes, change your degree program, and more

Career Planning Advice

Career Services provides assistance with résumé writing and career planning, as well as opportunities to network with employers, alumni, and other students. Plus, a mentoring program can help you connect with accomplished alumni working in your field.

Commencement Services

Questions about the next Commencement? Commencement Services can help via e-mail, phone, or by appointment at the Academic Center at Largo.

Library Services

Librarians are available via e-mail, phone, instant message, and by appointment at the Academic Center at Largo. For more information and to access research databases, the library catalog, and view tutorials on how to conduct research, visit the UMGC Library.

Military and Veteran Support

We offer services especially for servicemembers and veterans, including the VetSuccess on Campus program, mentoring by fellow veterans, and certification assistance. Learn more by visiting the Veterans Resource Center.

Student Clubs

Connect with fellow UMGC students from around the globe by getting involved in an academic club or honor society. Many clubs meet online, so you can connect with students with similar interests from around the globe.

Technology Talent Development

UMGC has partnered with Revature, a technology industry talent development company, to offer no-cost professional development programs in coding and software development to current student and alumni. Find out how you can participate in a Revature program created to complement your IT coursework and build your résumé.

Technical Support

The Help Center provides around-the-clock technical assistance for students via phone and chat.


UMGC offers several no-cost tutoring and mentoring programs. Complimentary tutoring is available online in select subjects for undergraduates and to help graduate students with writing. Peer-to-peer tutoring is also available for undergraduates. Plus, we have mentoring programs to help you connect with a peer mentor, a career mentor, or a mentor who's a veteran. Select graduate degrees also offer industry-specific mentoring programs.

Writing Help

Through the Effective Writing Center, students can get one-on-one writing advice and access online writing resources.