Frequently asked questions - All
There is a high capacity shredder located in the Mail Center that can be used by employees. When using it, you do not need to remove staples or paper clips. It will also shred CDs. Replacement bags and oil for the shredder are in the Mail Center. If available, Office Services staff will assist with shredding projects. If you need assistance in operating the shredder, check with a member of the Office Services staff.
There are three machines are located in the outer area of the lunch room -- one snack machine and two cold beverage machines. The machines accept cash and credit cards (fee is charged).
If you lose money or experience problems with any of the machines, contact the Reception Desk at ACPServices@aip.org / x3000 or Debbie Dillon at firstname.lastname@example.org / x3105.
You will receive a refund for money lost in the machine.
The ACP van is available for transporting meeting attendees as needed. Arrangements for van service should be made through your Society meeting planner. A member of the Office Services staff will pick up attendees at local hotels (Hilton Garden Inn, Greenbelt Marriott, Holiday Inn College Park and Greenbelt Holiday Inn) and bring them to ACP. We will also take attendees back to the hotel, the College Park Metro Station or the AMTRAK Station in New Carrollton.
If you need a taxi contact the Reception Desk x3002 and we will make arrangements for you.
We will also coordinate taxis for meeting attendees. Please use the taxi sign-up sheet.
We use the following taxi companies:
- Airport Taxi Service (240-463-4951)
- Taxi-Taxi (301-577-2000)
Fares to the following locations are approximate:
BWI Airport -- $65
Dulles Airport -- $85
Reagan Airport -- $45
New Carrollton AMTRAK/Metro Station -- $20
Greenbelt Metro Station -- $13.00
A UMD ID card allows you to access library services. You can also use the card for campus recreation services at discounted rates.
You will need to complete the Affiliate Data Collection Form.
Wireless is available throughout the building. SSID for wireless is “guest” with no password.