Welcome to the Graduate Student Legal Aid Office!



Improve your Credit Score

Special Edition Lunch & Learn Workshop in recognition of
Graduate Student Appreciation Week

co-sponsored by Graduate Student Life

Learn why your credit score is important and how improving it may save you thousands of dollars and can even help you reach your life's goals.  If you need to boost your credit score it won’t happen overnight, but there are some steps you can take now to start on the path to better credit.

speaker:  Cassie Costin, SECU
time: 12:30pm to 1:30pm, special buffet luncheon available at 12:00pm 
location:  STAMP, Benjamin Banneker Room, #2212

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Registration is required and seating is limited. 
All registrants will be notified via email if they successfully reserve a seat.  



Appointments for legal consultations with an attorney are now 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.

Please note that appointments remain available for cases involving violations of the Code of Conduct and Academic Integrity as well as for immigration-related concernsLunch & Learn Workshops will be offered throughout the semester.  

Feel free to call or contact our office via email or phone if you have any questions.   



We provide free legal information, consultations, referrals, and brief assistance to UMD-College Park graduate students on a wide range of both off-campus and university matters.  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 to the right.  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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3125 South Campus Dining Hall

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