YOU’RE INVITED


Join President Wallace Loh for an evening of Fearless Ideas.

Share your passion for Maryland. Celebrate boldness, curiosity and a spirit of discovery. Be inspired by the University of Maryland’s ambitions to Do Good.

Cool venues … fun vibe … fellow Terps ... and Fearless Ideas!


The University of Maryland is entering an exciting time with the launch of FEARLESS IDEAS: THE CAMPAIGN FOR MARYLAND, the most ambitious and comprehensive effort in the university’s history. We invite you to be a part of the celebration and our aspirations.

VENUES

  • New York
    April 25

    Event Details  
    Current at Chelsea Piers
    Pier 59, Chelsea Piers

    17th Street and West Side Highway
    New York, NY 10011

    6–8 p.m.

    Tickets: $60 Alumni Association Members / $75 Non-Members

    Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar.

    RSVP Here


    GETTING HERE
    Current is located within the Chelsea Piers Sports and Entertainment Complex, 23rd Street and the Hudson River. Vehicles may enter from the West Side Highway between 22nd and 23rd streets in Manhattan.

    By Car
    Taxis, cars and limousines: Please instruct your driver to follow all access/parking signs (do not follow taxi dropoff). Instead, proceed through the parking gate directly to Current, located at Pier 59. Taxis, cars and limousines are given 20 minutes free access to drop off and pick up passengers.

    By Public Transportation
    Bus: The M23 bus, which runs across 23rd Street, stops at Pier 62, the front door of Chelsea Piers. From Pier 62, it is a short walk to Current.
    Bus: The M14 bus, which runs across 14th Street, stops at West 18th Street adjacent to Pier 59, where Current is located.

    Parking
    Limited on-site parking is available.




    More Information
    Call 301.405.4638 or email events@umd.edu

  • Miami
    May 25

    Event Details  
    Briza on the Bay

    1717 N. Bayshore Drive
    Miami, FL 33132

    6–8 p.m.

    Tickets: $25 Alumni Association Members / $35 Non-Members

    Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar.
    Please respond by May 15

    RSVP Here


    GETTING HERE
    Briza on the Bay is located within the Grand Retail Plaza on N. Bayshore Drive, between the DoubleTree Grand Hotel and the Miami Marriott Biscayne Bay. When entering, proceed through the glass doors through the marina. The venue is on the left.

    By Car
    Taxis, cars and limousines: Briza on the Bay is accessible via Highway 395, US-1/Biscayne Boulevard exit. Please instruct your driver to drop off and pick up at the Grand Retail Plaza entrance on N. Bayshore Drive.

    By Public Transportation
    Metromover: Take the Omni Loop to the Adrienne Arsht Center Station. Briza on the Bay is a short walk from the station.

    Bus: The 101 bus stops at NE15th Street and Herald Plaza. From there, it is a short walk to Briza on the Bay.

    By Boat
    Water taxis are available. They pick up and drop off from other parts of Miami (Miami Beach Marina/South Beach, Sea Isle Marina, Hyatt Convention Center/Miami River, Virginia Key, Casablanca & Garcias, Lummus Landing River Park & Dock).

    To dock a boat at the Biscayne Bay marina, you must submit a request to the dock master and pay a docking fee.

    Parking
    Valet Parking is available at the DoubleTree Grand Hotel (1717 N Bayshore Dr.).  A self-pay $10 voucher will be provided at the valet.




    More Information
    Call 301.405.4638 or email events@umd.edu

  • Los Angeles
    June 20

    Event Details  
    The Ebell of Los Angeles
    Wilshire Entrance

    4400 Wilshire Boulevard
    Los Angeles, CA 90005
    6–9 p.m.

    Tickets: $25 Alumni Association members / $35 non-members

    Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar.

    RSVP Here


    GETTING HERE
    The Ebell of Los Angeles is located near the historic neighborhoods of Hancock Park and Windsor Square. There are multiple entrances to the property, so please ensure you are using the Wilshire Entrance to The Ebell Club on Wilshire Boulevard and not the entrance to the Wilshire Ebell Theatre on W. 8th Street.

    By Car
    Taxis, cars and limousines: The Ebell of Los Angeles is accessible via Hollywood Freeway 101, Highland Ave./Hollywood Bowl exit and via the Santa Monica Freeway, Crenshaw Avenue exit. Please instruct your driver to drop off and pick up at the Wilshire Boulevard entrance.

    By Public Transportation
    Bus: The 20 bus stops at Wilshire Blvd. and S. Lucerne Blvd., located just across the street from The Ebell of Los Angeles.

    Parking
    Free self-parking is available in The Ebell’s East Lot, located at 741 S Lucerne Boulevard.




    More Information
    Call 301.405.4638 or email events@umd.edu

  • San Francisco
    June 22

    Event Details  
    The Pearl

    601 19th Street
    San Francisco, CA 94107
    6–9 p.m.

    Tickets: $25 Alumni Association members / $35 non-members

    Includes heavy hors d'oeuvres and an open bar.

    RSVP Here


    GETTING HERE
    The Pearl is located in the San Francisco’s waterfront Dogpatch district, at the corner of 19th Street and 3rd Street.

    By Car
    Taxis, cars and limousines: The Pearl is accessible via Highway 280, Mariposa Street exit. Please instruct your driver to drop off and pick up at the 19th Street entrance of The Pearl.

    By Public Transportation
    Bus: Both the 22 and 48 Muni bus routes stop at 20th and 3rd Streets, one block from the Pearl.
    Light Rail: Take the T line to the 20th Street Station. From this stop, it is a short walk to the Pearl.
    CalTrain: Exit at the 22nd Street Station. From this stop, it is a 10-minute walk to the Pearl.

    Parking
    Valet parking is available, but we encourage attendees to carpool, use shuttle services or public transportation if possible.




    More Information
    Call 301.405.4638 or email events@umd.edu

DETAILS


What should I wear?

These are fun, but upscale networking events. Business attire is suggested.



What’s on the menu?

Heavy hors d'oeuvres, buffet stations and bars will be available throughout the evening. Following a short program, the event will conclude with desserts and coffee.

For a complete list of menu items or special dietary concerns, please contact the Office of Special Events at 301.405.4638 or email events@umd.edu.

CONTACT


For additional information, please contact

the University of Maryland Office of Special Events
301.405.4638 / events@umd.edu