Are you an artist who's looking to show off your painting, drawing, or sculpture? Are you a musician or band looking to get their name out to UMD and beyond? Are you a clothing designer who wants to let people know about your amazing fashions? THEN YOU SHOULD BE A PART OF TERPMODE SHOWCASE! Terpmode Showcase will likely be happening Friday, April 18th, 2014, and is a great event full of food, fun, giveaways, art, music, and fashion.  If you would like to be a part of this great event, there is no application necessary, just send an email to with information on what you do and maybe one or two samples of your work.

We hope that you will join us for this wonderful and fun-filled event, even if you don't perform or show off your work. We'll see you on April 18th!

- Terpmode

TERPMODE Jam and 'Za!

If you like pizza (of course you do!) and you like live, acoustic, unplugged music from awesome student musicians (of course you do!) then come jam with the members of Terpmode Saturday, October 26th, and enjoy some free pizza and drinks as well! We will be hanging out on UMD's Washington Quad from 12 - 3 pm. We hope you all can make it!

See the Facebook event and join here




First Meeting of the Semester

Do you want to be a part of Terpmode? Then come to our first meeting to learn a little more about us and to get to know the current members!

Membership is completely free, and totally fun. Our first meeting of the Fall semester will be September 23rd, 2013, at 6 pm in JMX 2122. Who knows, there might even be some free food! 

Come out and get to know us! There is no obligation, and you are not required to join after this preliminary meeting. But hopefully you'll want to! 

First Look Fair!

Make sure to check us out at the 2013 First Look Fair at UMD! We are tabling Wednesday Sept 18th and Thursday Sept 19th from 10am - 2 pm. Come get some freebies and candy, as well as information about joining Terpmode!  

We are next to one of the tents near Marie Mount Hall. Look for the yellow tablecloth! 

We'll see you there! 

Spring 2013 Terpmode Showcase!

Have you been aching to meet, hear, and see some of your fellow amazing student musicians, artists, and designers? Well then come out and see this year's end of semester music and arts showcase, organized by Terpmode!

Time and Place: Friday April 19th at 7pm in the Baltimore Room of the Stamp Student Union

What will you get other than the fantastic music and beautiful art? We’re glad you asked! There will be an OPEN-MIC, PHOTO BOOTH, and GIVEAWAYS GALORE!

PLUS free food, stickers, buttons, wristbands, and a few raffles for some other AWESOME stuff.

Performers include:
Tomato Dodgers
The Sea Life
Major Undeclared
Jagged Genius
Off-the-Wall comedy group

Artists include:
Unwritten (fashion)
Tricot Records
Sana Manejwala
Ethel Karskens
Eric Gabriel
Jesse Wu
Kaitlyn Schmeiser
Julia Rashake
Gabriel Maslen
Ayana Cotton
Toni Zhang
Alani Mason-Callaway
Melissa Gray
Andrew Burans

Including DJ’s Lustful Intercourse and d_jP, who will be spinning some hot tunes between sets.

EVLOVE, an upscale fashion exchange site will also be there collecting women's clothing -- bring in some clothes, exchange for points, buy NEW clothes at the online shop! 

This semester’s Terpmode Showcase co-sponsored by Pepsi and the Residence Hall Association (RHA).

If you’re not there, you’re missing out! Don’t miss the BEST music and arts showcase of the semester.

Join the Facebook event here and invite all your friends!:

#stillgotmyterpmode #getintheterpmode

terpmode's got talent

In anticipation of our Showcase on April 19th, Terpmode is sponsoring an event to find the student artist STAR to be promoted at our Showcase! Here's the following event description:
Are you a singer, juggler, comedian, unicyclist, or performer of any kind? Come show us your stuff at Terpmode's Got Talent!

Wednesday, March 27th at 7pm!

****Interested parties should contact with their name and type of performance BY MARCH 22ND!****

The grand prize winner (chosen by our audience) will get a promoted spot in the Terpmode Showcase, happening Friday, April 19th, in addition to a trophy and PRIZE!!!! w00000.

We want to promote you!

Check the event page here:

tm outing: ice skating at the national gallery of art sculpture garden!!

come join terpmode as we take a trip to the national gallery of art sculpture garden ice rink! there will be a dj (DJ Stereo Faith ['90s/'00s pop, hip-hop, dance]) as well and we get to marvel at all the cool spectacles of art nearby, and get some dinner or dessert together after!

we will be meeting at the stamp bus stop to the 104 metro at 6pm and going altogether!

here's the link to the event page on facebook !
it's open to everyone, but $8 to skate -- here's the link:



introducing terpmode socials!

from february 21st on, every other weekend, we are holding terpmode socials! super awesome fun artist get togethers where you meet others and get a chance to introduce yourself and open up for collaboration!

it is also an open jam session, so any musicians can bring their instrument (if it is portable enough) and play a bit. right now, no amps allowed (perhaps a small ipod speaker type thing) or microphones, but you can bring (basically) whatever you'd like!

interested parties should email us at!

first open meeting january 29th!

come one, come all to the first terpmode open meeting for the spring semester!

3120 jimenez hall, 6pm, tuesday january 29th

do you love the arts? want to make a difference spreading the word on campus about new music, photography, fashion, film, and more to your peers? are you active and creative? join us!

we need:

  • photographers
  • journalists/writers
  • event coordinators
  • excited, creative peeps
  • videographers
  • web designers
  • graphic designers
  • and all kinds of other positions!

if you have any questions please email us at, or send us a Facebook message at our page, or tweet us @terpmode, or go to our terpmode community page on Facebook and share what you've got as an artist and check out new stuff, in case you aren't interested or able to join the group itself.

please note that the meeting time of the first meeting will be the same time and place for all other meetings as well and attendance to the majority of meetings is mandatory to maintain status as a member of the group. but don't worry, we have lots of fun stuff in store, like free t-shirts and group noms and excursions and that kind of jazz.

see you there!