University Fees

Undergraduate Activity Fee: Activity fee funds are used by the Student Government associations to support various activities.

  • For Undergraduates, the fee is $53.00 per Fall 2018 and Spring 2019 terms only if you are registered for 6 or more credit hours. This fee will only be assessed for credit hours taken on the University of Maine campus.
  • For Undergraduates, the fee is $53.00 per Fall 2019 and Spring 2020 terms only if you are registered for 6 or more credit hours. This fee will only be assessed for credit hours taken on the University of Maine campus.

Graduate Activity Fee: Graduate activity fee funds are used by the Graduate Student Government (GSG) to support its operations, including advocacy on behalf of all University of Maine graduate students, the Graduate Student Academic Exposition (GradExpo), and the individual grants program, which provides up to $850.00 per graduate student per Fall and Spring terms to support academic and professional development.

  • The activity fee is $45.00 for the Fall 2018 term and $50.00 for the Spring 2019 term for all graduate students.
  • The activity fee is $55.00 for the Fall 2019 term and $60.00 for the Spring 2020 term for all graduate students.

Communications Fee: The communications fee provides support to the student newspaper (The Maine Campus), the student radio station (WMEB), and ASAP (a student-operated New Media research and development organization). The fee is $15.00 per Fall and Spring terms only. This fee will only be assessed for 6 or more credit hours taken on the University of Maine campus.

Unified Fee: The Unified fee is used to cover fixed costs of providing educational services that may not be directly related to the number of credit hours for which a student is enrolled. This fee supports activities such as student services, the operation of facilities such as student centers, and student-utilized, instruction-related technologies.

Fall 2018- Spring 2019

Credit Hours
Per Semester
Less than 6 131.00
At least 6 but less than 12 400.00
At least 12 but less than 16 980.00
16 or more 1,006.00

 

Fall 2019- Spring 2020

Credit Hours
Per Semester
Less than 6 134.00
At least 6 but less than 12 410.00
At least 12 but less than 16 1,005.00
16 or more 1,031.00

Recreation Center Fee: The Recreation fee includes access to the Student Recreation and Fitness Center, The Maine Bound Adventure Center, open swims at Wallace Pool, and open recreation times in the Dome, Lengyel Gym, and Memorial Gym. This fee also includes unlimited Level I adult group exercise classes (excludes some classes) and Intramural Sports and Sport Club participation. Also included are reduced program fees for specialty fitness programs, Maine Bound Trips and courses, equipment rental, and other programs. This fee will only be assessed for credit hours taken on the University of Maine campus.

Fall 2018- Spring 2019

Credit Hours
Per Semester
Less than 6 85.00
6 or more 142.00

 

Fall 2019- Spring 2020

Credit Hours
Per Semester
Less than 6 87.00
6 or more 146.00

 

Digital Textbook Fee: Digital Textbooks are provided for selected courses in an effort to bring UM students competitively priced course material.  The cost is charged to the student’s account as a separate charge. The content can be accessed on the first day of class through the student’s Blackboard account.  For questions regarding this charge contact the bookstore at um.bookstore@maine.edu.
Fall 2019
Course
Cost (Tax Incl)
ARH 100 $54.07
BUA 270 $57.08
BUA 337 $105.49
BUA 353 $105.50
BUA 653 $105.50
CHF 201 Sec 0001 $84.39
CHF 201 Sec 0990 $104.49
CHF 351 $144.54
COS 120 $33.50
EHD 203 $52.74
ERS 191 $62.56
KPE 385 $47.48
MAT 107 $72.53
MAT 108 $35.61
PHY 107 $62.25
PHY 111 $62.25
PSY 100 $70.90
STS 232 $110.72
WLE 200 $75.96


Late Payment Fee
: If financial aid, a waiver or a graduate assistantship has been awarded but is not shown on the bill, if an installment plan has been completed but is not shown on the bill, or if your bill is to be paid in part or in whole by your employer or another agency, and is not shown on the bill, such information must be entered in the Anticipated Resources area of Student Self-Service on MaineStreet (Path: Student Self-Service / Self Service / Campus Finances /Anticipated Resources). Failure to provide this information and pay any remaining balance will result in a $100.00 Late Payment Fee.

First Year Residential Experience Fee: Beginning with the Fall 2007 semester, a one-time fee of $50.00 is assessed to all first year residential students taking any credit hours on the UMaine campus. The First Year Residential Experience environment requires cutting-edge programming. The goals of the First Year Residential Experience fall into three broad categories: academic achievement, social integration, and student development. Specifically, the goals of the First Year Residential Experience include:

  1. Increase student-to-student interactions.
  2. Increase student-to -faculty interactions.
  3. Create study environments in the Residence halls and promote/reinforce student academic endeavors.
  4. Develop strong student study skills and study habits.
  5. Create opportunities for altruism, activism, and citizenship development in the First Year Residential Experience.
  6. Create social engagement opportunities between students.
  7. Promote diversity and discussion around racial, ethnic, and social issues.
  8. Create and promote mentoring and tutoring connections between students.
  9. Support UMaine traditions, history, and lore.

Please contact Kenda Scheele, Senior Associate Dean of Students, by email at kenda.scheele@maine.edu or by phone at 207.581.1406 with any questions concerning this fee.

Student Health Insurance: Student health insurance options available at the University of Maine

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