SPH Building
Friday, October 25, 9:15 am - 2:30 pm
School of Public Health, Ground Floor Lobby

Join us for an open house to explore our graduate opportunities, including a growing array of Master of Public Health concentrations. Meet SPH faculty and students and learn about how we are tackling complex public health issues in partnership with local and global communities. 

Register for the SPH Open House »
Register by Monday, October 21.

Tentative Agenda:

Time Event Room
9:15 - 10:30 am

Registration, Resources Fair, Light Refreshments & Networking



  • SPH Departments
  • SPH Centers
  • SPH Student Organizations
Ground Floor Lobby
Faculty Lounge
10:30 - 11:35 am

School of Public Health Welcome

  • Dean Lushniak, Dean of School of Public Health
  • Dr. Roth, Associate Dean for Academic Affairs
  • Dr. Brit Saksvig, Director of Graduate Student Services
Lecture Hall,
Room 1312
11:45 - 12:45 pm

Student Panels

  • Master Student Experience
    Master student representatives from each department discuss why they chose the University of Maryland School of Public Health.  

Student Lounge

  • PhD Student Experience
    Doctoral student representatives from each department discuss why they chose the University of Maryland School of Public Health.
Faculty Lounge
12:45 pm Lunch Transition to Department Ground Floor Lobby
1:00 - 2:30 pm

Program Gatherings & Lunch

  • Behavioral and Community Health
  • Epidemiology & Biostatistics
  • Environmental Health
  • Health Policy and Management
  • Kinesiology
  • Family Science
  • Health Policy and Management Online Programs (PHPP, MHA, Certificate in PPH)
2:30 pm Tour hosted by Graduate Students in Public Health TERP


In order to ensure a smooth commute, please review the following transportation and parking recommendations:

If you plan to drive to campus, please review the driving directions on the Visitor Information page.


Regents Drive Garage ($3 per hour or $15 for a full day)

  • Once you turn onto Campus Drive you will see a traffic circle with the iconic “M” in the middle.
  • Take the first exit on your right onto Regents Drive.
  • After the stop sign you will see the Regents Drive parking garage on your left.
  • Pull into the Regents Drive garage to park.
  • Exit onto Regents Drive and turn left on the sidewalk.
  • Follow Regents Drive until the stop sign at Farm Drive.
  • Take a left on Farm Drive.
  • Take an immediate right onto Valley Drive and follow around the bend to the left.
  • The School of Public Health will be on your right hand side.

Paint Branch Visitor’s Lot ($2 per hour)

  • Once you turn onto Campus Drive from Rt. 1, get in the right lane and take the first right onto Paint Branch Drive.
  • At the third stop signs, turn left onto Technology Drive.
  • Take the immediate left into the Paint Branch Drive Visitor Lot.
  • Park nearest Technology Drive; after paying at the nearest digital pay station, turn left on Technology Drive and walk up to the stop sign at Regents Drive.
  • At Regents Drive turn right and walk a few feet; you’ll cross the street to your left and walk up Wellness Way, which leads you directly to the SPH Building.

Please utilize this Visitor Parking Map to assist you should you have difficulties parking.

If you plan to take public transportation, please refer to the Department of Transportation Services website.

This detailed campus map will be helpful in orienting you to our campus in general. The School of Public Health is located in quadrant E-7.

Registration will be in the ground floor lobby, as soon as you enter the SPH building from the main entrance on Valley Drive.

If you have any trouble finding the School of Public Health on the day of the event please call the Dean’s Office at (301) 405-2438.

For other questions about this event please contact Dr. Brit Saksvig, Director of Graduate Student Services – at bsaksvig@umd.edu.

We look forward to meeting you on October 25th!

Event Type: 
Recruitment Events, Student Events