University of Maryland Directory Accounts


University of Maryland Directory Accounts

This is your UMD account.  This account allows you access to the VPN (Virtual Private Network), library accounts, time sheet reporting, your UMD exchange mail account and computers in UMD computer labs.

Your directory ID is established based on your name and is generated by the Office of Information Technology (OIT).  To find if you have been established within the UMD computing resources system search for yourself in the UMD directory here**:

** New appointments may take several business days to generate a directory account

To accept your directory ID and exchange mail visit this site:

Establish the password for this account here:

To activate your UMD accounts go here:


*** Establishing your UMD accounts does not give you access to ESSIC specific and particularly M2 computing resources.