Universities at La Plata

Universities at La Plata offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

Located on the College of Southern Maryland campus and easily accessible from U.S. 301, the UMGC location at the Universities at La Plata offers an ideal learning environment for students who live or work in Southern Maryland. We invite transfer students from the College of Southern Maryland and local prospective and current students to visit us.

Schedule an online advising appointment with a UMGC success coach.

About Universities at La Plata


8730 Mitchell Road

La Plata, MD 20646

Hours of Operation


8 a.m.-7 p.m. ET


8 a.m.-7 p.m. ET


8 a.m.-7 p.m. ET


8 a.m.-7 p.m. ET


8 a.m.-5 p.m. ET

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

Offered at This Location

  • Undergraduate Hybrid Classes
  • Graduate Hybrid Classes
  • Full Services

Universities at La Plata At a Glance

  • Hybrid Classes
  • Advising
  • Computer Lab

Hybrid Classes at Universities at La Plata

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 Universities at La Plata


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.

Please make an appointment for advising services at this location.

Computer Lab

This location features a computer lab, available via the College of Southern Maryland.

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.


For emergencies or to report a crime, call 911 or Charles County Sheriff's office at 301-932-2222.

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For more information about security at this location, visit College of Southern Maryland Public Safety.