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Faculty & Staff

The Department of English's faculty and staff have access to a range of resources, including calendars, directories and more.


The Administrative Resource Enterprise Services site is your one-stop shop to locate administrative, faculty and research services.


Testudo offers interactive web services for current students, prospective students and alumni, including the schedule of classes, deadlines and more.


Visit the University Human Resources website for access to all human resource forms, details about employee benefits and information about policies. 

Classroom Support

General Purpose Classrooms are supported by the Division of Information Technology (DIT). Spaces owned by the Department of English are now supported by the College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU). Their respective contact information is listed below, along with a list delinating which office to contact for support by room. Sheets indicating the party responsible for supporting each learning space are posted near the workstation and at the door to each space.

General Purpose Classrooms
Division of Information Technology (DIT)
301-405-2500 |

Classroom Support is provided by DIT
M-F 7:45 AM - 10 PM

Department of English Spaces
College of Arts and Humanities (ARHU
301-405-3782 | 0231 Tawes

Classroom Support is provided by ARHU
M-Th 8 AM - 10 PM, and F 8 AM - 3 PM

Classroom Support List

Business Office

The English Department Business Office is located in 2119E and 2119F Tawes Hall. We can be reached at (301) 405-3804 or


Address Change

If you move while you're employed with the University of Maryland, you must complete a new W4, which will update your address with Payroll and Benefits.


Health Benefits

Health Forms
Complete information on Health Benefits can be found on the State of Maryland's Employee site. Health benefits are optional. Any regular employees that are 50% or more FTE (with the exception of TAs who can be 25%) are entitled to health benefits.  You must complete the appropriate affidavits(s) if you are requesting coverage for your dependents, domestic partners and/or their dependents, or a spouse. 

  1. 2018 Enrollment Form
  2. Benefits Guide for January 1, 2020 to December 31, 2020
  3. State of Maryland-Employee Health Insurance Premium Rate
  4. Affidavit for Dependent Eligibility and Tax Status
  5. Summer Benefits Coverage and Fall Employee Status

Please note: new enrollments can occur within 60 days of your start date or once a year during open enrollment. At other times, you can only change your benefits if there is a change in circumstances such as loss of coverage somewhere else, marriage, birth, etc.

  *Open Enrollment period for January 1, 2021 to December 31, 2021 will be conducted on mid-October-mid-November, 2020. Exact dates have not yet been set.*  

For more information:
Human Resources Department


Shannon Bobbitt

Associate Director of Finance and Personnel, English

Susanna Compton Underland


2132 Tawes Hall
College Park MD, 20742