Welcome to the Graduate Student Legal Aid Office!

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Click here for information on GLAO's Spring 2019 Raffle.
Last day to enter is March 27th!

GLAO observes the calendar issued by the University of Maryland College Park,
including weather related delays and closures.

Our office is open for consultations on Thursday, March 21st.  

Special Edition Gradulting Workshop in recognition of
 - Graduate Student Appreciation Week -

Salary Negotiations

What will affect your financial situation more than any other factor is not how many (or how few) coffee lattes you buy, but how much you earn.  While negotiating a salary and benefits package may seem scary, employers expect you to negotiate.  Learn and practice the art of negotiation so that you strike the best deal possible with your future employer.

speaker: Susan Martin, Ed.D., Program Director of Professional and Career Development at UMD's Graduate School
date: Tuesday, April 2nd
time: 12:30pm - 1:30pm, FREE buffet lunch at 12:00pm
location: STAMP, Benjamin Banneker Room, #2212

Request a Reservation Here -

Since seating is limited for this event, a reservation is required. 
Reservations will be confirmed via email.   


GLAO's Mission

The Graduate Student Legal Aid Office provides a wide range of free and confidential legal services to the University of Maryland College Park graduate students who are enrolled and have paid the student fee.  This service is funded by graduate student fees allocated by the Graduate Student Government.  Our mission is to meet the critical legal needs of our diverse graduate student population in a culturally competent, compassionate and supportive setting.  

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Not a UMD-College Park Grad Student?

UMD-CP undergraduate 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-11:30am & 2pm-3pm

Wednesdays: 9am-5pm

Thursdays: 9am-3pm

Fridays: Office Closed

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