Department of Classics

Commencement 2015! The Department of Classics congratulates our 2015 graduates. READ MORE
New scholarships and research opportunities! New annual scholarship and research awards for students beginning Fall 2014 as part of the NIAF Pellegri Program on Roman Antiquity and Its Legacy in America. READ MORE
2016 Study Abroad - Program Deadlines & Scholarship Options The deadline for the winter-term and spring-break program applications is October 1st, 2015. The scholarship application deadline is September 24th, 2015. For more information detailing each program and how to apply, please refer to our Study Abroad page. READ MORE



The members of the Classics Department pride ourselves on bringing the ancient world to life.  Whether you choose to major in Classics or just take a course or two with us, we invite you to be a part of our lively learning community.

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Talia Chicherio, an M.A. candidate of the University of Maryland’s Classics Department, was chosen to work on The Gabii Project in Latium, Italy over the summer of 2015.

Thanks to funding from the University of Maryland's Classic Department, undergraduate Classics student Elliott Rebello was given the opportunity to attend the National Junior Classical League's (N

This year, we are excited to announce three short-term study abroad programs sponsored by the Classics Department: two in Italy, and one in France.


Maryland Room, Marie Mount Hall
Thursday, December 10, 2015 - 5:00 PM
Thursday, April 21, 2016 - 3:00 PM