University of Maryland Extension


Under the direction from Jim Hanson, Associate Dean and Associate Director regarding UME COVID-19, County Office Faculty and Staff will be teleworking  through May 8, 2020. With the evolving situation, all workshops and classes are cancelled. Online classes will still be held. If you need more information or have questions, please email Christie Germuth at or Kristy Ratcliffe at

You may also 410 222-3900 for assistance.


"Solutions in Your Community"

University of Maryland Extension is a statewide, informal educational system, sponsored jointly by the University of Maryland College Park and the University of Maryland Eastern Shore and the U.S. Department of Agriculture. University of Maryland Extension is administered through the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources (AGNR) in College Park. We have access to many of the University of Maryland resources as well as campuses within the system.

University of Maryland Extension programs are open to all citizens and will not discriminate against anyone because of race, age, sex, color, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, religion, ancestry, or national origin, marital status, genetic information, or political affiliation, or gender identity and expression.

Why Not Consider Volunteering?
Are you interested in being a volunteer? Call UME to learn where your education, expertise and interests can be best fit. Our programs encompass such a vast array of subjects, there's surely an area in which your time and talents will be most beneficial. If you have any questions or would like to volunteer, give our office a call at 410-222-3900!

Did You Know...
Anne Arundel County contains 540 linear miles of tidal shoreline, including scenic tributaries of the Chesapeake Bay. These major tributaries penetrate 8-10 miles inland. The county is also known worldwide for its boating and seafood.

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