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Terp to Terp Campus ReUse Store

Terp to Terp Campus ReUse Store

We support students’ essential needs and foster a culture of social responsibility and waste reduction. Our store collects and distributes small appliances, kitchen items, room accessories, clothing, and school supplies donated throughout the year.

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Terps Move Out Donation Drive


Terp To Terp: How It Works

All items are FREE for UMD students! But please only take what you need. If you’re a student at UMD in need of essential living items, set up an appointment to shop for unused or gently used items. Bring your own bags, boxes, and transportation, as we are unable to deliver items.


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Schedule an Appointment

To make an appointment and see what we have in store, please email terptoterp@umd.edu.

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Store Location

We are on the ground floor of Harford Hall. Enter through the service entrance facing the Memorial Chapel.

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Donate

Make a donation online to the Terp to Terp ReUse Store fund. Any item donated makes a difference!

Support Terp To Terp

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Volunteer Opportunities

Get involved with the Terp to Terp!

We are looking for student, faculty and staff volunteers to help us move and sort through items during the Terps Move Out Donation Drive.

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Donation Drop-Off

Students can drop off donated items directly in their residence hall collection bins near the service desk.

Any UMD or community member can drop off donations Monday-Friday at the Campus Pantry Welcome Desk between 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

Directions to Campus Pantry

Accepted Items

Thank you for your interest in donating! Drop off any accepted items for Terp to Terp and University Libraries at one of the residence hall collection bins near the service desk. Visit UMD Campus Pantry and Bicycle Recycle for specific donation instructions.


Small Appliances (Cleaned)

  • Coffee makers
  • Blenders
  • Microwaves
  • Vacuums
  • Fans
  • Crock pot
  • Rice cooker

Kitchen/Cooking Items (Cleaned)

  • Cutlery (spoons, forks, knives)
  • Pots, pans, baking trays
  • Dishes, cups, bowls, plates
  • Food storage containers
  • Cooking utensils (spatula, whisk, tongs)
  • Water pitchers

Room Accessories

  • Alarm clocks
  • Curtain rods
  • Mirrors
  • Lamps
  • Bed risers
  • Storage bins
  • Cleaning supplies (broom, dust pan, mop)
  • Shoe racks

Clothing - Cleaned & Gently Used

  • Jackets
  • Sweatshirts
  • Jeans
  • T-Shirts
  • Sweaters
  • Pants
  • Dress or polo shirts
  • Blazers

School Supplies - Unused

  • Notebooks
  • Art supplies 
  • Binders
  • Writing utensils (pens, pencils, markers)

Example of most needed non-perishable food donations:

  • Broth (chicken, vegetable, etc.)
  • Oil (olive, canola, spray, etc.)
  • Herbs and spices (oregano, cumin, chili powder, onion powder, etc.)
  • Salt and pepper flour (wheat, corn, gluten free)
  • Canned or dry beans
  • Pasta sauce
  • Peanut butter
  • Non-fat dry or canned milk

For a full list, please visit the Campus Pantry website. Donations can be dropped off at the UMD Campus Pantry welcome desk anytime during open hours.

The University Libraries Top Textbooks program lends textbooks for the 100 largest courses on campus for four hours at a time, providing a free alternative to expensive textbooks.

  • Textbook donations

Through Bicycle Recycle, your bike will be refurbished by RecWell bike mechanics and sold to Terps at a discount at select events throughout the academic year. 

Fill out the Donation Release Form and drop off your bike at one of the striped donation racks outside of North Campus Dining, South Campus Dining, the DOTS office, the RecWell Bike Shop or Leonardtown.

  • Bicycles 

Unaccepted Items

Refrigerators, carpets, large electronics, and other items must be taken to the pallets outside near the dumpster, kindly provided by Facility Management’s Terp Recycle Program.


  • Carpets
  • Bedding (pillowcases, sheets)
  • Pillows
  • Towels
  • Refrigerators
  • Televisions
  • Computer monitors
  • Shoes
  • Socks
  • Undergarments
  • Clothing with holes
  • Clothing with odors
  • Clothing with stains
  • Stained clothes

students on McKeldin mall on a sunny afternoon

Partnering for Goals

The University of Maryland is working towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) for a better world by 2030.

Campus staff are addressing climate change, aquatic ecosystems, and reducing inequalities, while faculty and students are involved in various academic and research projects addressing all SDGs.

MORE INFO ON SUSTAINABLE UMD

Creating a Culture of ReUse: Progress and Highlights

As of April 2023

8,547
Pounds Diverted from Landfill
6,575
Pounds Distributed to UMD Students
350
Number of Appointments

About the Terp Restore

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If you have any questions, please reach out to us at terptoterp@umd.edu.

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