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Mission, Vision and Values

Who We Are

The Division of Administration includes 1,600 team members serving in the following units:

  • Administrative Services
  • Community Engagement
  • Emergency Management & Business Continuity
  • Environmental Safety, Sustainability & Risk
  • Facilities Management
  • Office of the Vice President
  • Procurement & Business Services
  • Public Safety
  • Real Estate
  • Transportation
  • University Human Resources

The Division is responsible for the university’s administrative operations, the 1,352-acre campus, and more than 14 million square feet of facilities. It has an operating budget of $170M, and manages a $1.5B capital project program with over $300M in annual expenditures, at UMD and six additional USM institutions.

Our Mission

  • We provide vital operational services the University requires for its teaching, research, and service missions.
  • Upon our work, the campus and community succeed.
  • We propel the University of Maryland forward.

Our Vision

  • We provide exceptional customer service.
  • We transform service delivery through innovation and continuous improvement.
  • We excel in all we do.

Our Values

In addition to our commitment to the University of Maryland values, the guiding principles of the Fearlessly Forward Strategic Plan, and the TerrapinSTRONG priorities, the following organizational values guide our planning, operations, and approaches. We commit to live these values.

  • Diversity, Equity & Inclusion
  • Integrity & Accountability
  • Collaboration & Teamwork
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