Mall With Students Welcome to the web site of the Office of the Provost, which has been created as a source of information for those who would like to learn about the many facets of the academic enterprise of the University of Maryland.

The Senior Vice President and Provost is the chief academic officer of the University with responsibility for guiding the academic development and direction of the institution in accordance with the University's mission.

The Provost's Office has budgetary responsibility for campus academic programs and resources and oversees the development, review, and implementation of all academic policies and regulations. The Provost's Office has primary responsibility for implementation of the University's strategic plan and serves as liaison with other University divisions in strategic and long-range planning.

The deans of the 12 academic colleges and schools report to the Provost as do the deans for undergraduate studies, graduate studies, and the University Libraries. Other major academic administrative offices that report to the Provost include: Academic Planning and Programs; University Diversity; Extended Studies; Faculty Affairs; Institutional Research, Planning, and Assessment; International Programs; Personnel and Budget; Student Financial Aid; and Undergraduate Admissions.

Thank you for your interest in the University of Maryland. If we can provide further information, please contact us:

Office of the Senior Vice President and Provost
University of Maryland
1119 Main Administration
College Park, MD 20742
Telephone: 301.405.5252
Fax: 301.405.8195
E-mail: provost@umd.edu