TOCSL Newsletter
TOCSL Newsletter
TOCSL Newsletter | February 19, 2024
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 


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!


Good Morning, Commuters
FREE breakfast for commuter students on Wednesday, March 6th 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!
We will be handing out our exclusive Muffin Man keychains to the first 50 students, while supplies lasts.
Future upcoming dates:
  • 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 Tuesday Lunch & Learn. 
Need tips on finding a job or internship? Join us on Tuesday, February 27 from 12:30PM-1:30PM. Free lunch will be provided, only 12 spots availableRSVP on TerpLink today!
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!


Engagement Open House
Get to know your UMD Student Engagement Team at our Open House on Wednesday, February 21 from 2PM-4 PM. Discover the resources and support we offer to make your UMD experience amazing. 
Don’t miss out – swing by the Student Engagement Office and let's connect!
Transfer Terp Talks
Transfer students are invited to share their experiences as a transfer student at UMD on Wednesday, February 28 at 5PM in 2115 Susquehanna Hall. This event is open to all transfer students, and food will be provided. If you are interested in attending, please RSVP at this link.
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!
Free Student Swim Lessons
Swim Lessons continue this spring. Sign up online for classes offered Tuesdays and Fridays throughout the semester.  
YOU'RE INVITED! 2024 BSU-UMD Social Justice Alliance Symposium
Join the BSU-UMD Social Justice Alliance and 2nd Lt. Richard W. Collins III Foundation for the 6th Annual SJA Symposium titled: "Lift Every Voice:'' Artists for Social and Racial Justice on Friday, April 12th from 11:00am to 1:00pm. Hear from University President's, the Collins' family, members of the Social Justice Alliance and symposium panelists: Amanda Seales, Keisha Knight Pulliam, Nikkolas Smith, Laura Coates and Leon Timbo as they explore the intersections of social justice, entertainment and art. The Symposium will be held at the University of Maryland's Samuel Riggs IV Alumni Center, located at 7801 Alumni Dr, College Park, MD 20742. Transportation will be provided for folks traveling from BSU’s campus to UMD. For questions, please contact Victoria Alexander (she/her/hers), at

Register TODAY and please share with your networks!

Nominate a colleague for a Social Justice Alliance award by Friday, February 23 here.


The Wellness Series
The Counseling Center is hosting drop-in virtual skills sessions. Check out any or all of the 16 topics Mondays-Thursdays at 4 p.m. throughout the semester. Upcoming topics include: Coping with Stress, Dealing with Disappointment, Conquering Procrastination, and Effective Communication Skills. Advanced registration is not required. 
Free Peer Nutrition Coaching!
Peer Nutrition Coach can help you incorporate all your favorite holiday foods into a nourishing diet.  Email 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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