International Orientation dates: August 26 – August 29, 2014
Volunteer to be an Orientation Leader (current students)
Attendance at the International Student Orientation (ISO) is required of all new undergraduate and exchange students. Graduate student should attend all ISO events that are not in conflict with the Graduate Student Orientation.
International Student Success at the University of Maine begins with ISO. Orientation is designed to help you:
Studies show the benefits of participation in orientation programs. Faculty members and advisers see a marked difference in the preparedness and success of student who have participated in orientation.
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.
Wondering Where to Stay During International Student Orientation?
Residence Halls and Dining Plan:
Your housing and dining contract are effective Friday, August 29, 2014, however you can arrange to move in as early as August 26th. Early move-in must be arranged through our office, and you will be charged $20 (approximately) per day. The money will go on your Maine Card (student ID) and you can use it in the dining facilities. 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. If you would like to pre-order a sheet set and blanket please be sure to fill out the bedding pre-order form .
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