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Terrapin Trader

Check Out Terrapin Trader

If you’re looking for an inexpensive option to furnish your apartment, home, or business, UMD’s surplus store, Terrapin Trader has you covered with a huge stock of furniture, computers, athletic gear, and more. All at amazingly low prices.

Showroom Hours of Operation:
(Open to the Public)
Tuesday-Thursday 9 a.m. -1 p.m.
Closed Mondays, Fridays, and UMD Holidays

"I want to express my gratitude for the efforts you put in for the unveiling of both Field Hockey and Women's Lacrosse. The student-athletes and staff were beyond excited when they toured the facility. Thank you!"

Joshua Kaplan Associate Athletics Director, Intercollegiate Athletics

Current Construction Projects

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Barry P. Gossett Basketball Performance Center
Barry P. Gossett Basketball Performance Center
Total Budget: $52M
Construction Start: June 2023
Substantial Completion: June 2025
Cole Head House
Cole Head House and Cultural Center Renovation
Total Budget: $22M
Construction Start: January 2024
Substantial Completion: May 2025
Zupnik Hall
Stanley R. Zupnik Hall
Total Budget: $214.4M
Construction Start: January 2023
Substantial Completion: January 2026
*Lot EE now part of LOD

Miles of Sidewalks
Acres of Land

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UMD Moves Forward on New Energy System

A $390 million investment in campus infrastructure, the NextGen Energy Program stands to significantly improve energy service on campus and result in immediate environmental impact, including cutting carbon emissions by 23% and reducing water consumption by 50% a year. 
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Learn more about the NextGen Energy Program
Planting M

Spring Color Change for UMD’s Iconic “M”

Twice each year, the iconic Maryland M undergoes a color change. In late April, just in time for Maryland Day, the Panola Yellow Pansies are removed to make room for the red-flowered, bronze-leaved begonias that will carry the M through the summer months. Then in September, the hardier pansies are brought back to weather the winter.


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Testudo recycling

FM Recycling & Waste Management

FM's Recycling & Waste Management team provides tools and programs to keep the UMD campus clean and minimize landfill waste including bins, toters, and dumpsters for recycling, composting, and landfill waste.

Learn more about FM Recycling & Waste Management

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