The Universities at Shady Grove’s (USG) operations are currently modified to protect the health and safety of students, faculty and staff, given the continued challenges with COVID-19. At this time, most services and courses are being provided remotely or online. Access to campus buildings is restricted to essential personnel and those who require the use of specialized laboratories for courses on campus. Please visit the USG Onward web page for additional details.

If you would like to learn about the Universities at Shady Grove and the programs offered on campus, visit our USG101 page.

Jump-start your future by visiting the Universities at Shady Grove

At the Universities at Shady Grove (USG), nine Maryland universities offer their most in-demand degree programs on one convenient campus in Rockville. Apply to and earn your bachelor’s degree from the university offering your major, but save time and money by taking your classes close to work or home. USG is designed for student success — with support services, smaller class sizes, and a personalized learning environment, you’ll have everything you need to jump-start your future.

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USG Undergraduate Expo

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THIS event is beneficial for prospective students who are currently in high school or community college, or those considering transferring from another four-year institution to complete their bachelor’s degree.



The Undergraduate Expo is your opportunity to:

  • Explore a variety of undergraduate majors and related careers
  • Receive scholarship and financial aid advice
  • Get tips for writing a winning college application essay
  • Have your unofficial transcripts evaluated by program reps
  • Engage with current students on campus tours, plus see our newest education building
  • MC Students: Find out how to transfer seamlessly through our Transfer Access Programs
  • High School Students: Learn how the MCPS-MC-USG pathway can save you thousands on the cost of a 4-year degree

Plan Your Day

The USG Undergraduate Expo includes an information fair where you can meet with representatives from all the undergraduate programs offered on the USG campus. The event also features a variety of information sessions, tours, and on-site application labs. Download the sample schedule below to see what is typically offered at the event.


Parking and Directions

Parking is available free of charge in the Shady Grove Garage, located at the corner of Shady Grove Road and Darnestown Road. Student Ambassadors will direct you from the garage to the event, about a five minute walk.

*Disability parking is available in the Traville Gateway Garage on level 2 or above. Please take a ticket at the gate, and you will be provided with a voucher to exit free of charge when you check in.*