UST 1000: Learning in Community

What is UST 1000: Learning in Community?

UST 1000 is a one- or two-credit course that helps students make a successful transition to UMD. The course creates connections among students, with faculty, and to the campus. A number of different versions of UST 1000 are offered, but they all have the same goal: to introduce new UMD students to the many academic, social, and personal opportunities the campus offers. 

Who takes UST 1000: Learning in Community?

UST 1000 is open to all students, but is a requirement for students in the following UMD colleges:

  • College of Education and Human Service Professions
  • College of Arts, Humanities, and Social Sciences
  • Labovitz School of Business and Economics

Transfer students entering UMD with 30 or more credits are not required to take the UST 1000 course.