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A message from the Chancellor: Juneteenth

Posted: 18 June 2020

This Friday is Juneteenth, a day commemorating the end of slavery. It was June 19, 1865, that Union soldiers arrived in Texas with news that the Civil War had ended and that the slaves were now free. It's vitally important to note that this was 2 1/2 years after the signing of the Emancipation... Read More

Universities offering programs at USMH plan for fall semester of hybrid in-person and remote instruction

Posted: 01 June 2020

Hagerstown, Md. - The University System of Maryland (USM) announced today that its institutions will welcome students back to campus this fall in a hybrid fashion, combining at least some on-campus, in-person instruction with remote learning.Over the next two weeks, each USMH institution, including... Read More

Statement by USM Leadership on Structural Racism and the Killing of George Floyd

Posted: 01 June 2020

Baltimore, Md. (May 29, 2020) - This week, George Floyd was killed in Minneapolis, a brutal act that recalled other recent killings of black Americans. We acknowledge with one voice the structural racism that's taking the lives of our fellow citizens, and we stand in solidarity as we speak out... Read More

Update: USMH Scholarship Applications due April 30th!

Posted: 08 April 2020

Due to challenges students are experiencing in acquiring required information/documents for the scholarship application, we are extending the deadline to Thursday, April 30th.A reminder to applicants:Please be sure to order your official transcripts to be mailed to: USMH Student Services, 32 W.... Read More

Student Services Available Online

Posted: 25 March 2020

Due to campus closures, USMH Student Services is operating online.Students who need writing and editing assistance or have questions about housing or other student services should contact Sarah Illyn.Writing Center - writingcenter@hagerstown.usmd.eduOther Student Services - sillyn@hagerstown.usmd....

USMH Response to COVID-19

Posted: 12 March 2020

March 20, 2020 (9 a.m.)Following guidance from the University System of Maryland (USM), Governor Larry Hogan, and the federal government all USM institutions have made a collective decision to deliver undergraduate classes in a distance format for the remainder of the spring semester. Graduate... Read More

USMH Spirit Run 5k 2020

Posted: 19 February 2020

The 2020 USMH Spirit Run 5k will be held on Saturday, September 12th! Register now to help your alma mater or favorite Maryland state university win the University Spirit award. Read More

2020-2021 Scholarship Applications available now!

Posted: 11 December 2019

Scholarship applications for the 2020-2021 school year are now open. Any student at USMH can apply. Please visit the online portal to begin your application.FSU Physician Assistant students who are Washington County residents can apply for a separate scholarship here.Students who applied for and... Read More

USMH celebrates funds raised for scholarships, opening of new Hospitality Center

Posted: 10 December 2019

The University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH) hosted its annual Feaste at Yuletide gala on Friday, December 6th. The event was held in the newly renovated USMH Hospitality Center on West Washington Street. During the program, Executive Director Mark Halsey announced that USMH raised more... Read More

Food Fight!

Posted: 03 December 2019

Students, faculty and staff at the University System of Maryland at Hagerstown (USMH), in collaboration with Salisbury University's Community Health program and Micah's Backpack of Washington County, collected and delivered almost 450 pounds of food for the more than 1,000 children served by the... Read More