Welcome to the Graduate Student Legal Aid Office!




Appointments for legal consultations with an attorney are available but limited due to a staffing change.  An update will be posted here when the full appointment schedule will resume.  Please accept our sincere apologies for any inconvenience this may cause you.  In the meantime, if you would like a referral to other legal resources, please click on this link: Referral_for_General_Legal_Services.  Feel free to call or contact our office via email or phone if you have any questions.   



The Graduate Student Legal Aid Office provides a wide range of free legal services to the University of Maryland's graduate student community.  Our mission is to meet the critical legal needs of our diverse graduate student population in a culturally competent, compassionate and supportive setting.  Click here to see a list of our services.

Please note: We do not represent students against the university and we cannot advise one student directly against another student in a civil law matter. Please review our policies for more information.


Office Hours & Appointments

Our office is staffed during the hours listed in the right margin.  The computers and legal information in our resource room are open for self-guided research.  If you are in need of an individual consultation with our attorney, please make an appointment.  Click here for information about getting to our office and parking on campus.


Not a Grad Student?

UMD Undergrad students can obtain legal services at the Undergraduate Legal Aid Office.

Not a UMD student?  There are local public legal aid offices that may be able to assist you.  Check out our Resources page.  

Disclaimer: The materials on this website do not constitute legal advice.  The information on this site provides general information only.  This information does not constitute legal advice and does not take the place of consulting with an attorney.  We do not warrant that the materials on this website are completely accurate, error-free or comprehensive.  This website contains links to other resources on the Internet.  We do not sponsor and are not otherwise associated with the creators of those other sites, do not warrant their accuracy, and are not responsible for their content or validity.  The Graduate Student Legal Aid Office is an independent program funded by the graduate student community.  The recommendations and opinions are those of the Graduate Student Legal Aid Office and not of the University of Maryland or any of its components.

Mondays: 11am-5pm

Tuesdays: 9am-11am & 2pm-5pm

Wednesdays: 9am-3pm

Thursdays: 9am-3pm

Fridays: Office Closed

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