Eastern Shore Higher Education Center

Classes and Services

University of Maryland University College (UMUC) offers classes at the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center.  This location serves transfer students from Chesapeake College and local military and civilian students who need advising or other student services.


Directions and Parking

Please visit the Chesapeake page for directions to the Eastern Shore Higher Education Center. Parking is free.


To meet with a UMUC representative, please call Olubunmi Akkinouye at 443-459-3518 or e-mail oakkinouye@umuc.edu. Advising appointments are also available via Skype. Call 443-459-3500 to schedule a Skype appointment.

Library Services

You can access the online catalog of the University System of Maryland and many full-text databases.  Call 800-888-UMUC (8682), ext. 7209 for more information or visit the UMUC Library.

The Chesapeake College Library/Learning Resource Center is available for accessing online catalogs, databases, library materials, and other resources and academic support services. The library is open Monday–Thursday, 8 a.m.–9 p.m., Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m., Saturday, 10 a.m.–4 p.m., and Sunday, 1–5 p.m.

Textbook Distribution

MBS Direct can provide all of the textbook and course materials you need for your courses. MBS Direct is also your sole source for UMUC course guides, lab kits, and video and audiotapes.

If you prefer to order by phone, call MBS Direct Customer Service at 800-325-3252 or e-mail vb@mbsbooks.com with any questions. Students who reside outside the continental U.S. can contact MBS Direct at the international phone number 573-441-9179.

Public Safety and Emergency Preparedness Information

  • For emergencies, to report a crime or for an escort, call Campus Security at 410-758-7275 ("0" on any campus phone from 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Monday–Friday) or 911.
  • Chesapeake College has a 24-hour security department. The director of Public Safety may be reached at 410-827-5889.

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410-827-5761 or
410-822-5400, ext. 5761





Advising Hours

Wednesday, 1–6 p.m.