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Contest Section Highlights:

Register for the national contest
What are the steps to create a project?
How do I create a process paper?
How are entries judged?

Directions to the NHD National Contest

Registration for the NHD National Contest will take place at the Stamp Student Union at the University of Maryland, College Park. Enter via Campus Drive, the first entrance on campus if traveling south on Rt. 1 (Baltimore Ave.). When you reach the traffic circle (big M in the circle), you will go halfway around the circle and continue on Campus Drive. The Stamp Student Union is located on the right side at the top of the hill on Campus Drive, three stops signs after the traffic circle. See parking information below. Click here for directions to and transportation information regarding the University of Maryland

Directions MARC train from Baltimore (Inner Harbor)

Take the Camden Line train (toward Washington, D.C.); get off at the College Park station.

For more information on schedules, contact Maryland Transit Authority at 1.866.RIDE.MTA or check the website at

The Stamp Student Union is located about 1.5 miles away on the opposite side of the campus and is accessible via a short taxi ride or by Shuttle-UM. The Shuttle will drop you off in front the the Union.


Short-term parking is available at the Union Lane parking garage across from the Stamp Student Union. There is a cashier on duty 24 hours a day, so you will have to pay to park.

Other visitor parking:
We ask that you understand and abide by all campus parking regulations. Parking regulations are strictly enforced! Any car on campus must either display an appropriate parking permit, pay hourly meters, or cashier attended parking in visitor parking areas. NHD has NO control over campus parking, tickets, or rates.

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