New Faculty Orientation

We are delighted you have joined the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) community. Established in 1889, UMSON is the largest nursing school in Maryland and one of the largest in the nation. UMSON enrolls more than 1,700 students in its baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs. Its DNP program is ranked 5th and its master's program is ranked 8th in the nation by U.S. News & World Report. UMSON is ranked 20th in funding for nursing schools from the National Institutes of Health.

You have joined a diverse community of respected faculty, professional staff, and exceptional students. We are committed to your professional growth as you teach and learn; serve the school, University, and greater community; and grow your research and scholarship. As part of your orientation, the following recordings were designed to connect you with the right people and resources to help you achieve your goals. 

Download a copy of the UMSON Organizational Chart and use it as a guide as you navigate your way through the virtual tour of UMSON. (You will need to log in using your UMID and password.)

If you have any questions, please contact the Office of Professional Education at

Virtual Orientation

Click here to view the virtual orientation recordings. You will need to log in using your UMID and password.