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.


Center for Student Engagement and Financial Resources (CSEF): 

  • Financial Resources: 
    • Professional staff will continue to provide individual appointments and consultations using WebEx video conferencing
    • Schedule an appointment below 
  • Scholarships (USG): 
    • Professional staff will continue to provide individual appointments and consultations using WebEx video conferencing
    • Schedule an appointment per standard procedures:
    • USG Spring 2021 Scholarship Applications are now open, with a final deadline of December 31, 2020. Inquiries can be submitted to the usg-scholarships@umd.edu
  • Student Council, GSA, Student Organizations and Clubs, CommUNITY Book Club, and Diversity Learning Series, and USGLeads Leadership Program
    • Organization work will continue in a modified format
    • Members will be contacted via standard communication channels by the lead coordinator for each specific cohort with more information and updates
  • Community referrals and resources:
    • Online resources can be found here or you may schedule an appointment below
  • USG Weekly will continue to provide updates and information, student resources, and other campus information. You may continue to submit information via the online request form
  • Grover Essentials and USG ID Production will operate on a limited, modified format for the fall 2020 and spring 2021 semesters

Center for Student and Engagement and Financial Resources (CSEF)

Mission 

The Center for Student Engagement and Financial Resources cultivates the personal, cultural, and social development of students by enriching their co-curricular education in the areas of financial literacy, community engagement, and global fluency.

Successful students will:

  • have the ability to use acquired knowledge and skills to effectively manage financial resources for lifelong financial well-being.
  • be responsible and engaged citizens who have sought out opportunities to further personal growth, as well as have contributed to community improvement.
  • have awareness of their own cultural identity and views; the ability to appreciate alternate attitudes, perspectives, and behaviors; and the capacity to motivate and empower others.

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