• BTC students at Aids March in Washington, DC
    Activate your civic leadership! Go Beyond the Classroom! Apply now!
  • Colorfully painted chairs at bus stop.
    People’s Climate March in New York City: Learn About Advocacy on a Wide Range of Civic Issues
  • BTC students at carry playground construction materials.
    Activate Your Community Participation! Beyond the Classroom students at the March to End HIV in Washington, D.C.
  • BTC students at Aids March in Washington, DC
    Beyond the Classroom students help build children's playground.
What makes you stand out?

Beyond the Classroom is an interdisciplinary living-learning program for upper-level undergraduate students interested in:

  • Internships related to local, national, and global issues.
  • Meaningful and impactful social change.
  • Leadership and advocacy for NPOs and NGOs.
  • Civic engagement and community service.
  • Researching solutions to real-world problems.

Find out more about BTC: Read our brochure.

Our Vision

To prepare talented, diverse undergraduate students from across the University of Maryland to be active and responsible citizens and leaders in a complex, multi-cultural, and global context.

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Beyond the Classroom announces student awards for the 2014-2015 academic year!

Beyond the Classroom Student Medal Fall 2015
Emily Long, Civic Engagement Award
Ayanna Grasty, Internship Excellence Award
Molly Timmins, Civic Leadership Award

Spring 2015
Karen Mawsdley, Civic Leadership Award
Sydney Perlotto, Global Citizenship Award
Sabrina Shirazi, Internship Excellence Award

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