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Special Services

FM Special Services team provides everything needed for UMD's many special events -- tents, tables, chairs, sound systems, and more. 

They also provide expert assistance for office and laboratory moves. Learn more about moving services.

To get started with your project, begin with a request for services, or reach out by phone or email if you have questions.

Please note: All rental items are subject to a 10% FM-Administration Fee. Labor charges apply for delivery and pick-up. Overtime charges apply after weekdays at 2:30 p.m.

Folding Chairs

Chairs, Tables and Tablecloths

You can get all of the basics you need for your event: round and rectangle tables, tablecloths, folding chairs, risers and more.

See available equipment

Small Tent


10’ x 10’ or as large as 60’ wide, Special Services will meet your needs to protect any outdoor event from the weather.

10' x 10' Pop ups - $100

Additional sizes available. Please ask for an estimate.

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Sound Systems

Special Services stocks simple public address systems or will work with vendors to provide the most elaborate sound system you need.

See available equipment

American & Maryland Flags


Special Services will help you plan every element for a successful event: big things like stages, little things like easels, coat racks, pipe and drapes and trash/recycling barrels - even the UMD seal and United States/Maryland flag sets.

See available equipment

Event Contact Information
Joe Roundtree, Supervisor of Special Services 
2104 Wye Oak Building
4201 Landscape Lane
College Park, MD 20742

Gabriel Purviance, Assistant Director of Administrative Services
2102 Wye Oak Building
4201 Landscape Lane
College Park, MD 20742

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