TOCSL Newsletter
TOCSL Newsletter
 
Happy February TOCSL Fam! ūüĆü
We are the Transfer and Off-Campus Student Life (TOCSL) Office and are here to serve YOU, our transfers and commuters! Below, please see some details about upcoming programs. 
Please do not hesitate to contact us if you have any questions about anything UMD-related. We are eager to help: 301-314-0159 or tocsl@umd.edu. 

VISIT OUR OFFICE

Student Engagement Office 
Find us on the ground floor of STAMP, next to the Bookstore and behind the Panda Express. Stop by to study, eat, unwind, and connect with new friends!

TOCSL EVENTS

Good Morning, Commuters
FREE breakfast for commuter students on Wednesday, February 7th from 9-11:30am (end time may vary while supplies last). It is an excellent opportunity for off-campus students to connect over breakfast. TOCSL serves ~150 UMD students per month!
FIRST GMC of the spring semester. We will be handing out our exclusive muffin man t-shirts to the the first 50 students, while supplies lasts.
Future upcoming dates:
  • Wednesday, March 6th
  • Wednesday, April 3rd¬†
  • Wednesday, May 1st
 Look out for more updates and follow us on social media @UMDTOCSL
Prepare for Good Morning, Commuters
Login into Terplink and follow the steps below! Add the event pass to your Apple Wallet or Google Pay for faster check in on the day of.
TOCSL Tuesdays
TOCSL Tuesdays are back. Join us on Feb 13th to craft a candygram bag for yourself or a loved one. We'll have plenty of goodies, and enjoy some free cookies as you make them.
Share Your Journey: TOCSL Spotlight Opportunity!
Introduce yourself to fellow transfers and commuters, share the challenges you've conquered, and inspire other students just like you.
Complete this form to showcase your story on Instagram!

ADDITIONAL RESOURCES

Visit our office on Valentine's!
Come to Engagement office in STAMP to make a bag of your favorite sweets and make sure to enter into the raffle for a chance to win a bucket of candy!
Second Look Fair Spring 2024
Stop by the TOCSL table at the Second Look Fair to pick up a giveaway. UMD has over 400 student organizations and University departments participate in the Second Look Fair annually. Check out our Organization List page to see the full list of participating organizations and departments! *The organization list will be updated after the event registration closes and SORC Staff finalizes their list.
Check out TerpLink for a full list of registered student organizations!
Navigating the Second Look Fair just got easier -- Download the UMD app to learn all about the student orgs that will be at the Second Look Fair, and where to find them.
To download the UMD App, visit the Apple Store, Google Play or visit umd.edu/app
Career Fair Opportunities 
Looking for networking sessions, internships or full-time offers? Make sure to attend these events!
Join the CARE Team at UMD
The CARE to Stop Violence office provides free, confidential advocacy and therapy services to survivors of sexual assault, relationship violence, stalking, and sexual harassment. CARE simultaneously empowers the campus community to prevent violence through educational presentations, events, and outreach activities.
Are you interested in joining our team? Applications for CARE'S Peer Programs are open!

CARE offers three Peer Programs for current undergraduate students:
Peer Education, Peer Outreach, and Peer Advocacy. Our year-long programs enable students to gain professional experience and earn 6 course credits.
Students will learn about power-based violence, support survivors, develop their public speaking skills, and gain program planning experience 
Apply HERE by March 15th!
Conferences & Visitor Services is Hiring!
Conferences and Visitor Services coordinates campus services like reservations, transport, dining, and lodging, to support conferences, camps, events, and academic programs. Gain hands-on experience and develop your leadership and communications skills for your future career. Visit our Summer Employment website for details.
2024 Student Experiences & Environment Survey (SEES)
Design best-practices suggest a large font size for easy readability both on desktop and mobile devices. Watch out for the Student Experiences and Environment Survey (SEES) that comes out on February 11th! The survey only takes 15 minutes to complete if you are one of the 10,000 full-time undergraduate students ages 18-25 selected. 
The first 3,000 students to complete the survey will receive a $10 Terrapin Express Credit as a thank you! Learn more about the survey at go.umd.edu/raise-your-voice. See the SEES, Take the SEES! #SEES2024

MENTAL HEALTH

Free Peer Nutrition Coaching!
A Peer Nutrition Coach can help you incorporate all your favorite holiday foods into a nourishing diet.  Email nutritioncoach@umd.edu to set up an appointment 
Wags for Wellness!
Wags for Wellness is an Animal Assisted Activity, featuring well trained and highly skilled volunteer pups from our partner organization People. Animals. Love. (PAL). Visit the Health Center’s Wags for Wellness page for more information and a list of upcoming special events this spring.

Thank you to our sponsors!

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