BSOS is home to some of UMD's most highly praised living and learning programs for freshmen and sophomores from across campus. CIVICUS allows students seeking to become engaged citiziens to live together and participate in unique courses, internships and community service projects: civicus.umd.edu.
Global Communities is a two-year program in which students live with peers from different cultures: globalcommunities.umd.edu.
CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Operating Fund, supports the activities of 135 first and second year students engaged in community service learning and civic participation.
CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Scholarship Fund, provide need based scholarships to students within the CIVICUS Living and Learning Program.
CIVICUS Living and Learning Program Endowment Fund, was established to provide annual support for the CIVICUS Living & Learning Program within the College of Behavioral and Social Sciences.
The Global Communities Program Fund, provide general operating support to the Global Communities program.
The Global Communities Scholarship Fund, provide need based scholarships to students within the Global Communities Program.