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Whether you're focused on advancing your career or continuing your education, UMUC offers the ideal program to help you reach your goal. And when you apply through the FED Program you'll be able to complete your program at a substantial savings.

There Are Just Five Steps to Beginning Your Education at UMUC

1 Complete the UMUC Application
for Admission

Please remember to select U.S. Federal Government as your corporate sponsor on the application form.

2 Verify Your Employment to
Receive the Tuition Discount*
and Application Fee Waiver

You must submit proof of eligibility, which includes

  • For you: your most recent pay stub
  • For your spouse: your most recent pay stub and your marriage license
  • For a dependent: your most recent pay stub and his or her birth certificate or the most recent tax return on which you claimed him or her as a dependent

E-mail copies of these items to or fax them to 301-985-7514. Alternatively, you may verify your employment by submitting a letter from your HR office on company letterhead stating that you are an employee and including the dates of your employment.

3 Request Official Transcripts

Request your official transcripts from any previous institutions of higher education. 

Undergraduate students
send transcripts to

UMUC Undergraduate

University of Maryland
University College
3501 University
Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783-8075

Graduate students
send transcripts to

UMUC Graduate

University of Maryland
University College
3501 University
Boulevard East
Adelphi, MD 20783-8075

Note: Current UMUC students, or those with prior coursework taken at UMUC, do not need to submit UMUC transcripts. Students with foreign credentials must have their transcripts evaluated by American Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (AACRAO), an international credential evaluation service. The agency is an independent company not affiliated with UMUC.

4 Register for Classes

Once you're admitted to UMUC, you will receive a student ID (EmplID) so you can register for courses online. Visit the current schedule of classes to view courses, and then register for classes online using the MyUMUC Student Portal.

5 Purchase Course Textbooks
and Materials

Purchasing course materials is easy. You can order required textbooks and software online, in person, or by phone.

Register Now to Attend
an Online Open House

  • Monday,
    August 10, 2015,
    2–3 p.m.
    | RSVP
  • Tuesday,
    August 11, 2015,
    10–11 a.m.
    | RSVP

Did You Know?

Federal employees from 42 states and more than 100 agencies have taken part in the FED Program.

Contact Us

Call: 855-CLS-5300
Fax: 301-985-7514

*The tuition discount will not be applied to the following programs: Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Data Analytics, graduate cybersecurity degree and certificate programs, executive programs, and doctoral programs. The tuition for students who meet the criteria for Maryland residency will be the applicable in-state rate. Tuition for active-duty military and their spouses will be the applicable military rate.

** Get more information about certificates, including gainful employment disclosures.