Check in for parents and students will take place as follows – there is no pre-registration required, but please check below for ticket purchases.
6:00p – 8:00p Friday, October 17 at the Memorial Union Lobby
8:00a – 12:noon Saturday, October 18 at the Memorial Union Lobby
Parents will be able to pick up pre-purchased tickets for the Lobster Bake and the Jazz Brunch during check in. Tickets should be purchased in advance through the links listed below. Additional information related to the scheduled and campus maps will be available during check in.
10:00a – 11:00a Emera Astronomy Center Dedication Ceremony
5:00p – 8:00p Welcome to the University – Check-in for general information
7:00p Hockey University of Maine Black Bears vs Union College, Alfond Arena (tickets available through the Athletics ticket office)
8:00p – 10:00p Jordan Observatory open viewing hours
8:30a – 12:00 noon Welcome to the University – Check-in for general information
Join other families and friends for a morning Foliage Hike up Chick Hill and see the amazing views of the ocean and Acadia National Park. Click this link for additional information and registration. http://umaine.edu/mainebound/programs/trips-and-courses/
9:30a Football Tailgating begins
9:00a – 4:00p Alternative Breaks Silent Auction – Bangor Room, Memorial Union
10:00a – 1:00p Student Organization Philanthropy Fair – University Mall
10:00 – 5:00p Homecoming Annual Craft Fair – Field House
10:00a – noon Maine Business School Coffee and Conversation – Donald P. Corbett, Atrium
11:00a – 1:00p Parent’s Annual Lobster Bake. Order tickets with the attached link and pick up tickets at check-in. http://tickets.collinscenterforthearts.org/public/loader.asp?target=hall.asp?event=2497
12:00 Football University of Maine Black Bears vs. Albany State
7:00p Hockey University of Maine Black Bears vs Union College, Alfond Arena (tickets available through athletics ticket office)
10:00a – 4:00p Homecoming Annual Craft Fair – Field House
9:00a – 11:00a Annual Parent/Student Jazz Brunch, Wells Conference Center. Order tickets with the listed link and pick up tickets at check in. http://tickets.collinscenterforthearts.org/public/loader.asp?target=hall.asp?event=2498
University Inn – Orono (207) 866-4921
Black Bear Inn – Orono (207) 866-7120
Country Inn at the Mall – Bangor (207) 941-0200
Hampton Inn – Bangor (207) 990-4400
Hilton Garden Inn – Bangor (207) 947-6195
Courtyard Marriott – Bangor (207) 262-0070
Bangor Motor Inn & Suites (207) 947-0070
Days Inn – Bangor (207) 942-8272
Comfort Inn – Bangor (207) 990-0888
Campus Map: Click this link to see a full interactive map of the UMaine campus!
Directions to campus: Whether you’re coming from Caribou or from out of state, we can get you here with out hassle.
Campus Activities & Student Engagement: Looking for something to do over the weekend? CASE has your ticket to all the great events that your students enjoy on campus!
Collins Center for the Arts: Comedians, speakers, exhibits, plays and more! The CCA is home to numerous artistic performances throughout the year and the Hudson Museum.
Athletics: Hockey, football, baseball, and basketball to name only a few of the many sports that UMaine students enjoy. Check out this website for all of your Black Bear Athletics needs. Go Black Bears!
Student Recreation Center: One of the newest buildings on campus, the Rec Center is a state of the art facility that encourages students to stay active outside of the classroom.
University Bookstore: Looking for UMaine apparel, books, or computers? The Bookstore has what you are looking for at great prices!
Memorial Union: The Union has dining facilities, the Bookstore, the Bears’ Den to name some of the many highlights this building has to offer.