Campus Resources for Graduate Students

Office of Graduate Student Life
Graduate Student Life provides programs to support and enhance the experience of graduate students.

University-Affiliated Housing
Graduate Hills and Graduate Gardens are apartment communities for graduate students. These Public-Private Partnerhsips are located on campus land, and are University partners, but are privately managed by Southern Management. For potential subleasing or roommate opportunities, the residents of these apartment communities keep an unofficial Facebook group. Additionally Southern Management offers special rental rates for graduate students. Click this link for more information.

Graduate Student Government
Graduate Student Government advocates for graduate students on and off campus, bringing their concerns to University officials, USM officials, the Board of Regents, and lawmakers.

Department of Dining Services
The Department of Dining Services provides information about dining plans such as Terrapin Express, restaurant locations, as well as additional information about eating on campus.

Department of Transportation Services
The Department of Transportation Services provides information about parking permits, Shuttle-UM, carpooling, paratransit services and much more.

Do you have a question that was not answered here? Please call Off-Campus Housing Services at (301) 314-3645 or e-mail us at and we will be happy to assist you.