Way2GoMaryland is the University System of Maryland’s (USM) statewide information campaign to encourage students to
begin preparing for college early. It aims to support USM’s commitment to helping Maryland achieve its goal of 55-percent
college degree completion (either a two-year associate's or four-year bachelor's degree, attained by 55 percent of the
state population 25 years and older).
Since it was launched in 2008, Way2GoMaryland has provided tens of thousands of students across
Maryland with critical information about preparing for college. This information has been shared
through in-person presentations, college preparation events, and posters. Additionally, through its
partnership with First Generation College Bound, Way2GoMaryland has helped middle school students from
Prince George’s County get—and stay—on the path to college.
Due to budgetary constraints, Way2GoMaryland is no longer able to offer in-person presentations or staff college
preparation events. However, Way2GoMaryland’s free posters, which provide grade-by-grade recommendations on how to prepare
for college, are available. An electronic version can be downloaded here. To order hard copies, please complete the form below.
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*Please note that we cannot accommodate requests for more than 100 posters at a time.
USM has 11 universities and two regional higher education centers that serve undergraduate students. For information on applying to these institutions, please click on the links below.
USM has strong relationships with community colleges across the state, enabling students to easily transfer credits and enroll in USM institutions.
For more information on the transfer process and to explore majors available at different USM institutions, visit