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Welcome to the College of Arts and Humanities! You are about to join a talented and diverse community of students with interests in the study of Art, Classics, Film Studies, Foreign Languages, Music, Women’s Studies, and much more.


1. Confirm your enrollment

2. Attend Orientation. To help ease your transition to the University of Maryland, first-year and transfer students who confirm to attend must attend orientation. Register for First-year OrientationTransfer Orientation or Parent/Family Orientation.

3. Submit all transcripts from other higher education institutions, including AP and IB transcripts to the University of Maryland. For more information, please see


What to Expect When You Meet with your Advisor

Approximately one week before orientation, you will receive an email with important information to review prior to your orientation program.

During orientation you will meet with an advisor and a small group of other new students to discuss degree requirements, co-curricular opportunities, transfer credits (if applicable) and register for first semester courses.

Beyond orientation, ARHU students are paired with at least two advisors – a departmental advisor who advises on requirements for the major and a college advisor who advises on general education and college requirements outside the major.