We provide free legal information, consultations, referrals, and brief assistance to UMCP graduate students on a wide range of both off-campus and university matters.

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.

Office Hours

Mondays: 11am-5pm
Tuesdays: 9am-3pm
Wednesdays: 9am-3pm
Thursdays: 9am-3pm
Fridays: CLOSED

Our office is staffed during these hours. The computers and legal information in our resource room are open for self-guided research. Students can get general information about our services.  If you are need of an individual consultation with our attorney or paralegal, please make an appointment or stop by during walk-in hours.

Make an Appointment

Click here to make an appointment. Only currently registered UMCP graduate students are eligible to make an appointment.

Choose the type of appointment you want from the list and click on it to see available times for that service. This website requires appointments to be made 24 hours in advance. If you would like a same-day appointment, please call our office to ask if we have any openings today: 301-405-5807.

There are no appointments on Wednesdays. Legal staff are available for consultation on a walk-in basis from 9am - 12pm.

We respectfully ask that you try to keep appointments that you book with our office.  If you are more than 15 minutes late, we may ask you to reschedule your appointment, so that we have adequate time to provide a consultation. If you do not appear for your appointment on more than two occasions, we reserve the right to no longer allow you to make appointments with us.  You will always be welcome to see our office during walk-in hours.

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Not a Grad Student?

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

Not a UMCP student?  There are local public legal aid offices that may be able to assist you.  Here are a few offices that may be able to assist

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.


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