Dorsey Station

Dorsey Station offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

Dorsey station location  

University of Maryland Global Campus offers classes and full services at Dorsey Station in Elkridge, Maryland.

The Dorsey Station location is easily accessible from I-95 and Md. 295 and the MARC Camden line. We invite transfer students from Anne Arundel Community College and Howard Community College, and local prospective and current students to visit us.

Please note that this location's test center is named the Curtis Bay Coast Guard National Testing Center.

About Dorsey Station


Student Services

6865 Deerpath Road

Room 2101

Elkridge , MD 21075

Hours of Operation


8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.


8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.


8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.


8 a.m.-9:30 p.m.


8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Contact us to confirm hours on holidays and during university breaks.

Offered at This Location

  • Undergraduate Hybrid Classes
  • Graduate Hybrid Classes
  • Full Services
  • Test Center

Dorsey Station At a Glance

  • Hybrid Classes
  • Advising
  • Computer Lab
  • Test Center
  • Placement Testing
  • Amenities

Hybrid Classes at Dorsey Station

Hybrid classes for bachelor's and master's degrees are offered at this location. See the schedule of classes to browse available undergraduate and graduate classes for the next term.

Services at Dorsey Station


Our friendly, knowledgeable staff are available to help you find the right academic program to meet your career goals, estimate your transfer credits and time to graduation, find ways to finance your education that fit your budget, apply for admission, and register for classes.

Walk-ins are welcome, or you can make an appointment for advising services at this location.

Advising Services


8 a.m.-7 p.m.


8 a.m.-7 p.m.


8 a.m.-7 p.m.


8 a.m.-7 p.m.


8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Computer Lab

This location features a computer lab.

Test Center

At the National Test Center, you can take exams to demonstrate what you know and fast-track your degree. Learn more about credit by exam.

CLEP DSST Pearson VUE Proctored Exams


Our test center offers computer-based College Level Examination Program, or CLEP, exams. CLEP study guides are available at most bookstores or you can order online through the College Board. The UMGC code number is 5804. You must enter this number on your exam material if you want your score sent to UMGC.


The nationally recognized DSST program, formerly known as DANTES Subject Standardized Tests, allows you to earn college credits for learning acquired outside the traditional classroom. The UMGC code number is 9357. You must enter this number on your exam material if you want your score sent to UMGC. The Principles of Public Speaking exam is available by appointment only by contacting your location or e-mailing Exams and Testing.

Test Center Exam Times

Testing by Appointment Only

For questions or to schedule your exam, e-mail or call 888-335-8682.

Placement Testing

Online placement tests are offered at this location by appointment. Walk-ins are also welcome. These tests are complimentary for UMGC students. Learn more about placement testing.


Every Wednesday, UMUC's VetSuccess on Campus counselors come to Dorsey Station to provide academic, career, and civilian life adjustment counseling services for veterans, servicemembers, and their dependents. These experienced counselors come from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs. They can help you understand your education, health, and other veterans benefits and provide you with support and assistance as you seek to achieve your education and career goals.

Online Library

UMGC's online library is available 24/7 to students around the globe. Most printed materials can be mailed at no cost to students in the continental United States, or you can request electronic delivery for journal articles and book chapters. To access research databases and the library catalog or view tutorials on how to conduct research, visit the UMGC Library.

Getting Here and Parking

Using Public Transit

This location is convenient to the MARC Camden line.

Parking Tips

Parking is available in any lot adjacent to the building and in the MARC station parking lot, except in spaces marked as reserved.


For emergencies or to report a crime, call 911 or Howard County Emergency Notification System at 410-313-2200. Reach security by calling 443-459-3500.

For more information about security at this location, visit UMGC Security.