This is the Networth website. Networth is the Smith School's masters student internal website designed specifically for admitted and current students. Networth provides information about advising, class registration, events, graduation, and more.

Smith IT

The Office of Smith IT Help Desk is the gateway to computing and other information technology services offered by the Robert H. Smith School of Business. Smith IT will be present during orientation to assist students with their technology needs and introduce resources available to students.

Division of Information Technology (DIT)

The Division of Information Technology plans, develops, supports, and maintains computing, networking, and telecommunications services for the University of Maryland community. 

UMD Email & Setting Up Directory ID

Graduate students receive a email account from the University of Maryland. This account should be used for conducting university business. UMD will set [directoryID] as the primary account for all graduate students. To get started, visit to set up your Directory ID and passphrase, multi-factor authentication, TERPmail password, and verified phone (for easy passphrase resets in the future). Review more information on multi-factor authentication here

Key Resources for Students (after Directory ID is Set up)


Virtual Private Networking (VPN)

Students may directly connect to the University of Maryland network through a Virtual Private Networking (VPN) connection.

TERPware Software

Software products are available for download and use by University of Maryland students through agreements managed by the Division of IT between the university and software companies. TERPware offers students to download Adobe Creative Cloud, Office 365, and Mathematica for free.