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Onward Program Application Process

Applying to Onward

Candidates apply directly to the Onward Program. We are now accepting applications for theĀ 2014-2015 Academic Year. Contact Elizabeth Rote ( or call 581-2320 for information or an application packet, or use the files linked below. Click to download the Onward brochure (in PDF format).

Follow these steps, using the materials listed below, to apply to Onward.

or as individual files in text or PDF format:

Once the Onward application is received, candidates are invited to take a placement test to determine if they have the skills necessary to succeed in the Onward program. Those who pass the placement test receive an interview with Onward staff. Through the interview, the candidate and the Onward staff determine if the candidate is a good fit for the program. After the interview, candidates who qualify for the Onward Program are offered admission to the University of Maine though the Onward Program. Those who accept become University of Maine students within Onward.

We are currently accepting applications for the 2014-2015 academic year.


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Contact Information

Onward Program
125 East Annex, University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
Phone: (207) 581-2320 | Fax: (207) 581-4252E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469