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Terps After Dark

Things heat up when the sun goes down.

Join the Division of Student Affairs and campus partners as we kick off another year of Terps After Dark, six weeks of late-night events for you to meet friends, have all sorts of fun, get FREE stuff, and learn more about our beautiful campus. We're glad you're here!

Week 5:

Bowling Tournament

TerpZone: Bowling Tournament

Thursday, September 21st | 7:00 - 10:00 PM

Location: TerpZone, STAMP

Open to all skill levels. Prizes for 1st and 2nd place! Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to show off your bowling skills and make new friends on the lanes. Grab your bowling buddies and let the good times roll!

RSVP on TerpLink. 

DIY Cold packs

RecWell: DIY Hot/Cold Packs

Thursday, September 21st | 7:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Richie Coliseum

Get ready to soothe your aches and pains or simply relax with a fun and creative DIY Hot and Cold Pack Event!

African American History and Landmarks Tour

STAMP & BSOS: The African American History and Landmarks Tour at UMD

Thursday, September 21st | 7:00 - 8:30 PM

Location: Starts at Rossborough, goes all over campus

Explore the legacy of African Americans and their impact on the campus of UMD through a 90-minute walking tour. The tour, developed by Dr. Kim Nickerson (BSOS), is an affirmation of the positive and meaningful African American presence and existence on our campus. For questions, please contact Brittney Robinson: RSVP required.

Crochet Workshop

Studio A: Crochet Workshop

Thursday, September 21st | 8:00 - 10:00 PM

Location: Studio A, STAMP

Join us at Studio A for a Crochet Workshop! RSVP on TerpLink.

Caricatures and Cornhole

University Career Center & The President’s Promise: Caricatures and Cornhole

Thursday, September 21st | 8:30 - 11:30 PM

Location: Prince George's Room 1211, Stamp

We will have caricature artists available to draw your caricature, cornhole games, and did we mention we'll have ice cream? Caricatures and ice cream are only available on a first-come-first-served basis. Learn more here

Back to school lecture

SEE: Back to School Lecture

Thursday, September 21st | 9:00 - 10:00 PM

Location: Grand Ballroom, Stamp

Join SEE for our annual Back to School Lecture featuring Michelle Zauner. This event is FREE and open to the UMD community. Get your tickets here!

Party in the Dining Hall

Res Life & Dining: Party in the Dining Hall

Friday, September 22nd | 8:30 - 11:30 PM

Location: 251 North Dining Hall

Make your Friday night spectacular with delicious late night snacks and Bingo at 251 North. Come for the food, stay for the games, as there will be a number of prizes and giveaways to enjoy!

Cosmic Bowling

TerpZone: Cosmic Bowling

Friday, September 22nd & Saturday, September 23rd | 8:00 PM - 1:00 AM

Location: TerpZone, Stamp

Come and enjoy our cosmic bowling events every Friday and Saturday night from 8 PM - 1 AM. Colored lights, pins, spinning disco balls, and black lights will be sure to have everyone enjoying the fun. Bowl on a strike with the colored pin in front and win a free game! It's Cosmic Bowling on a college campus like you have never seen before! You don't want to miss it!


Garden of Reflection and Remembrance: Late Night Meditative Labyrinth Walk

Friday, September 22nd | 8:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Garden of Reflection and Remembrance, Memorial Chapel

Relax, reflect and re-center in this beautiful part of campus.

Softball Tournament

RecWell: Softball Tournament

Friday, September 22nd | 8:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Location: RecWell Turf Fields

Preregistration is required for this event! Head to to sign up your team.

Build a Terp

STAMP/UMPD: Build a Terp with UMPD

Friday, September 22nd | 9:00 PM - 12:00 AM

Location: Grand Ballroom, STAMP

Create a new cuddly Teddy the Terp or a new Terp Turtle friend at the Terp's After Dark Build a Terp. (RSVP Full)

Fast X

Stamp/Residential Facilities: Fast X

Saturday, September 23rd | 9:00 - 11:00 PM

Location: Hoff Theater, STAMP

Terps After Dark Film Series: Movies after dark! Join the campus community most weekend nights to see all of these summers blockbusters. Bring your friends and Get free Terps After Dark swag.

RSVP on TerpLink.

Neon Night at Climbing Wall and Alpine Tower

RecWell: Neon Night at Climbing Wall and Alpine Tower

Saturday, September 23rd | 9:00 - 11:00 PM

Location: ERC Climbing Wall

Are you ready to light up the night? Join us for an electrifying adventure at the Climbing Wall and Alpine Tower! Learn more.

Havdalah Ice Cream Social

Maryland Hillel: Havdalah Ice Cream Social

Saturday, September 23rd | 8:00 - 9:00 PM

Location: Maryland Hillel

Enjoy welcoming the week with a short Havdalah service and ice cream!

All Nite-ish

NPHC: All Nite-ish

Saturday, September 23rd | 8:30 PM 

Location: Nyumburu Amphitheater

Join us for an exciting evening presented by the National Pan-Hellenic Council! Learn more.

Thank you to our Sponsor!

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Thank you to our UMD Parents and Families, and to the Parents Philanthropy Board, for their support of Terps After Dark though the Terp Family Fund.

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