University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law

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Administrative Procedures and Student Services

  • ADA (Americans With Disabilities Act) Policy

    The School of Law is governed by the disability and non-discrimination policies and procedures of the University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB).

    The UMB Office of Educational Support and Disability Services (ESDS) coordinates services to assist students and applicants with disabilities in obtaining reasonable accommodations through an interactive process involving the student and the school.

  • Books

    Students may purchase new and used books from the UMB Campus Bookstore. There are also Internet booksellers. Study Aids are also available in the bookstore. Be sure that when purchasing used books, you are purchasing the correct edition required by your instructor.

  • Change of Information Procedure

    A student who wishes to change his or her name, address, email address, or any other relevant information on the University records must complete the appropriate form on SURFS through the campus website.

  • E-mail

    Each student is assigned an e-mail account during orientation before first year. Accounts are assigned through the campus UMB Center for Information Technology Services (CITS). E-mail is mandatory and items posted on e-mail constitute official notice for all students. When obtaining their campus email account, students are required to sign an agreement in which they acknowledge and consent to abide by the applicable acceptable use policies. School wide postings to student email accounts are not permitted unless the posting relates to a school sponsored event. Postings of books, apartments, tickets or other for sale items and any lost or found items are expressly prohibited. The School of Law’s Acceptable Use Policy can be found at: http://www.law.umaryland.edu/about/departments/technology/policies/acceptable_use.html

    For more information on student e-mail accounts, contact 410-706-HELP or visit the website at http://www.umaryland.edu/helpdesk/.

  • Emergency Loans

    Short term emergency loans are available to assist students in meeting unexpected needs or to cover a period of need while approved financial aid is being processed and for other emergencies. To obtain approval for an emergency loan, contact Marilyn Jones, Student Financial Planning Coordinator.

  • Lost IDs & Replacement

    Students who have lost their ID must obtain a new one at his or her own expense. Contact the UMB One Card office for more information: http://www.umb-one.umaryland.edu/.

  • Procedure for Making a Claim of Discrimination based on Race, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Religion, Age, National Origin or Disability

    The University of Maryland, Baltimore is committed to fostering an environment in which its students, faculty and staff are free from sexual harassment and violence or illegal discriminatory practices.

    All discrimination complaints must be promptly referred to UMB Office Accountability and Compliance for review, investigation and resolution.

  • Student Suggestions and Complaints

    Any Maryland Carey MSL Student who has a suggestion for how to improve any aspect of the MSL experience may submit their suggestion on-line.

    Student suggestions will be received and reviewed by the Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Communications. She/he will relay the suggestion to the administrator working most closely in the area affected by the student’s suggestion.

    Suggestions may be made anonymously.

    The Associate Dean for Student Affairs and Communications will advise the student, if known, within two weeks, that the suggestion has been received and any action that has been or will be taken in response.


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500 W. Baltimore Street, Baltimore, MD 21201-1786 PHONE: (410) 706-7214 FAX: (410) 706-4045 / TDD: (410) 706-7714

Admissions: PHONE: (410) 706-3492 FAX: (410) 706-1793

Copyright © 2018, University of Maryland Francis King Carey School of Law. All Rights Reserved