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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.

Last Modified On April 24, 2014

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International Programs
5782 Winslow Hall, Room 100
Orono, ME 04469-5782
Phone: (207) 581-2905 | Fax: (207) 581-2920E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System