Building Strong Communities

The Office of Community Engagement facilitates connections between the University of Maryland and its surrounding neighbors.  Established in 2012, the office has contributed to the University of Maryland public service mission by creating mutually beneficial education, business, government, and community partnerships.

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Office of Community Engagement (OCE)
by the Numbers


Campus / Community Connections
Total Volunteers Gathered
"Making a Difference (MD)" Awards Given
Faculty / Staff Supporters
Annual OCE Investment in the Community
Total Volunteer Hours Organized


Strengthening a Shared Community
Good Neighbor Day Volunteers Work to Improve Greater College Park.
Apr. 15, 2019
Within Your Reach
Bilingual Workshop Offers Resources on College Admissions Process to Local Families.
Mar. 11, 2019
Countdown to the Count
Efforts Begin to Increase Census Accuracy at UMD, College Park.
Nov. 9, 2018
Net Gains
CP Dream Team’s Basketball Game Connects Kids, Police. 
Sept. 18, 2018
"Year of Immigration" Fosters Conversation, Community
UMD Announces Initiative to Explore Urgent Issues

Sept. 5, 2018


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 Upcoming Event


Calendar of Events

Good Neighbor Day 2017 - Highlights


Find more information about our existing connections and partners within local and regional communities.