Center for Information Technology Services

What’s the Ruckus?

The University of Maryland Baltimore is partnering with the online music service Ruckus Network ( to provide students with free, legal, unlimited download access to a library of literally millions of songs. (Faculty and Staff have access—but must pay a monthly fee.) 

What Do You Get?

  • Free unlimited download access to a Library of over 2.7 Million Songs.
  • The ability to download albums in less than a minute.
  • New music every week, Ruckus programmed play-lists and album reviews.
  • Exclusive artist and music label spotlights, interviews and photos.
  • The ability to create and share your own play-lists with your friends.

To Start Downloading Today:
Simply go to, click on SIGN UP NOW and enter your personal identification information including email address. The registration process will only take a few minutes.  And don’t worry -- Ruckus certifies that all downloads are 100% legal, virus-free and spyware-free. 

A Helpful Hint:
After you’ve signed up for the Ruckus service be sure to download the Ruckus Player software or you won’t hear any tunes!

For technical support go to  and click on the Help link.