Shady Grove

Shady Grove offers comprehensive services for prospective and current students.

Shady grove location  

University of Maryland Global Campus offers classes and full services at Shady Grove in Rockville, Maryland.

Located within the Universities at Shady Grove, this site is convenient to I-270. We invite transfer students from Montgomery College and local prospective and current students to visit us.

Additional fees apply for students taking courses at this location. To get information about fees, which vary by semester, visit the tuition archive in the Current Students section and select the applicable semester.

Schedule an online advising appointment with a UMGC success coach.

About Shady Grove


Student Services

9636 Gudelsky Drive

Building III, Fourth Floor

Rockville, MD 20850

Hours of Operation


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.

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

Offered at This Location

  • Undergraduate Hybrid Classes
  • Graduate Hybrid Classes
  • Full Services

Shady Grove At a Glance

  • Hybrid Classes
  • Advising
  • Computer Lab
  • Library

Hybrid Classes at Shady Grove

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 Shady Grove


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.

Computer Lab

Computer labs at this location are only available to UMGC students who are taking hybrid classes at Shady Grove. Access to the computer labs requires a USG identification card. UMGC students who are not in a hybrid class at Shady Grove are only allowed to use the public computers located in the Shady Grove library.

You can learn more about computer labs at Shady Grove by visiting their website.

On-Site Library

The Universities at Shady Grove's Priddy Library provides access to online catalogs, databases, library materials, and other resources as well as research support from librarians. Library hours of operation vary by semester. "Library Night Owl" hours are available for students with an active USG identification card.

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 can be reached by Montgomery County Ride-On bus #43 from the Shady Grove Metro Station. Other public transit options are available.

Parking Tips

UMGC students taking hybrid classes at Shady Grove have the option of purchasing a student semester parking permit once they obtain a USG student identification card. Students without a parking permit and visitors to Shady Grove have the option of using visitor parking and paying the hourly parking rate. Students and visitors to Shady Grove are responsible for paying their own parking fees.

The Universities at Shady Grove website provides up-to-date parking information and a map of the campus.

Access to Shady Grove

Students who are in hybrid classes at Shady Grove are now required to obtain a USG identification card. To obtain your USG ID, please visit the Student and Academic Services Suite, Building 3, Room 1100.


For emergencies or to report a crime, call 911 or Montgomery County Police Department at 301-279-8000. Reach security by calling 301-738-6065.

For an escort, call Universities at Shady Grove Campus Security.

To receive alerts about emergencies, weather, crimes, school closings, and more, sign up for Universities at Shady Grove Emergency Notification System.

For more information about security at this location, visit Universities at Shady Grove Public Safety.



Various private scholarships are available for students enrolled in programs at USG. These scholarships are created with contributions from private donors including the USG Board of Advisors, local businesses, foundations, community organizations, and individual donors.

Fall Application Period- March 1st-July 31st
Fall Priority Deadline: June 30th
Fall Deadline: July 31st

Spring Application Period-September 1st-December 31st
Spring Priority Deadline: November 30th
Spring Deadline: December 31st

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