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Spring Orientation

Sunday, January 12, 2014
Memorial Union  

Overview and Registration Information

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University of Maine! We look forward to seeing you at Spring Orientation on Sunday, January 12th. Please plan on arriving on Sunday, January 12th and check-in at the Memorial Union. This orientation program is for new and transfer students starting in the Spring 2014 semester.

Register for Spring Orientation online!

Tentative Schedule

We are planning many activities and events to welcome you to the University of Maine community. Please note that events, times and locations may change. You will be given a final schedule when you check-in at the Memorial Union on January 12th.

8:00 am – 4:00 pm Check-in and Orientation Help Desk
8:00 am – 3:00 pm Campus Tours
9:00 am – 10:00 am Opening Session
10:00 am – 11:00 am Managing Your College Finances
10:00 am – 2:00 pm Information Fair
10:00 am Residence Hall Move-in
10:00 am – 12:00 pm Open House for Commuter and Non Traditional Students
10:00 am – 4:00 pm Open Office Hours of Key Student Services
11:00 am & 1:00 pm Fogler Library Tours
12:00 pm – 1:00 pm Academic Lunch Tables
1:00 pm – 2:00 pm Student Abroad Presentation
2:00 pm – 3:00 pm Transfer Students Meet & Greet
3:00 pm – 4:00 pm UMaine Technology Presentation
4:00 pm – 8:00 pm Maine Bound Adventure Center Open














Note to Families

Family members are welcomed to accompany their students to help them settle into their new home and participate in some of the events planned on Sunday, January 12th. Click here for information about area lodging.

New Student Checklist 

Below is a link to the New Student Checklist that was also included in your acceptance letter.  Many of the items on this list can be done online but should you need further assistance, please don’t hesitate to call 207-581-1561 and we’ll direct you to the appropriate office.

New Student Checklist

Meet Team Maine

Each summer, fall, and spring orientation, new students are greeted by a terrific group of students called TEAM MAINE (Student Ambassadors, Dirigo Tour Guides, and Student Telecounseling Admissions Representatives). They will help you get settled and ready to go! Team Maine is here to assist you and your family, to answer your questions, and get you ready for the spring semester.

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