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Spring 2014

Orientation dates: January 7 – January 10, 2014

Spring 14 Orientation Schedule 

Attendance at the International Student Orientation is required of all new students (undergraduate, graduate and exchange students). The orientation provides a good introduction to the University and to U.S. culture, and it will give you time to learn your way around campus before classes begin. This is also when you will get your student identification card, meet staff in the your college and department and confirm your course enrollment, purchase books, pay any outstanding bills, and take care of other similar matters.

Residence Halls and Dining Plan: The contract is effective Sunday, January 12, 2014, when official move-in begins at 8:00 a.m. Early move-in must be arranged through our office, and you will be charged $20 daily prior to the start of the contract.  Be sure to submit your arrival details ahead of time.

The University does not provide sheets and blankets.  You need to bring your own or purchase once you arrive on campus.

Spring General Orientation: The University of Maine offers activities for ALL new students at the beginning of each semester.  International Students are strongly encouraged to join this program as it offers many social and recreational opportunities to meet other students and to get to know UMaine.  More information about this day’s activities can be found at http://umaine.edu/orientation/spring-orientation-main-page/

 

Fall 2014

Orientation dates: August 26 – August 29, 2014

Fall 2014 Orientation Schedule

Attendance at the International Student Orientation is required of all new students (undergraduate, graduate and exchange students). The orientation provides a good introduction to the University and to U.S. culture, and it will give you time to learn your way around campus before classes begin. This is also when you will get your student identification card, meet staff in the your college and department and confirm your course enrollment, purchase books, pay any outstanding bills, and take care of other similar matters.

Residence Halls and Dining Plan: The contract is effective Friday, August 29, 2014 when official move-in begins at 8:00 a.m. Early move-in must be arranged through our office, and you will be charged $20 daily prior to the start of the contract.  Be sure to submit your arrival details ahead of time.

The University does not provide sheets and blankets.  You need to bring your own or purchase once you arrive on campus.

Fall Welcome Weekend: The University of Maine offers activities for ALL new students at the beginning of each semester.  International Students are strongly encouraged to join the Fall Welcome Weekend activities. It offers many social and recreational opportunities to meet other students and get to know UMaine.

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Last Modified On January 3, 2014


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