Welcome, Maryland Engineers! The Clark School is excited to welcome you to campus this summer and fall! To support your transition to the Clark School, all new students are required to participate in ClarkLEAD—our signature onboarding program for undergraduate Maryland engineers to help you feel welcomed, connected, and a sense of belonging in the Clark School. Explore your onboarding timeline below:

ClarkLEAD Welcome - Required for all new first-year students! 

           Date: Sunday, August 25 2024

           Time: 1:00 - 4:30 

            Location: The Hotel at the University of Maryland 

          [registration link coming soon!]


ClarkLEAD Department Lunches - Sunday, August 25

Many departments will be hosting a lunch before ClarkLEAD to give you an opportunity to meet your peers, faculty, and staff!

          Date: Sunday, August 25 2024

          Time: Start times may vary by department but all lunches will end by 12:15 PM

          Location: Various locations near the Clark School

[Department Lunches will be listed below once confirmed. You will RSVP for your department lunch when registering for ClarkLEAD]





ClarkLEAD Transfer Welcome - Required for all external transfer students!


         Date:  Friday, August 23 2024

         Time: 9:00 am - 4:30 pm 

         Location: A. James Clark Hall 1101 (The Forum) 

         [registration link coming soon!]



ClarkLEAD Transfer Welcome  Schedule 

       [Coming soon!]



Graduate Students: by completing the online TerrapinSTRONG training in ELMS, you have completed TerrapinSTRONG onboarding for graduate students.



Do you have questions about the fall semester? Let us know what's on your mind by emailing clarklead@umd.edu