Winter Session

Further your academic goals in a flexible online environment

Winter Session

Further your academic goals in a flexible online environment

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Celebrating a century of impact and leadership in workforce development

The Graduate School is celebrating 100 years advancing graduate education and enhancing the graduate student experience through collaboration with the colleges and schools.

We are UMaine

UMaine is one of New England’s premier universities. We help students create success stories with world-class faculty members, internationally recognized research, first-rate facilities, and a friendly, safe atmosphere located near some of the best year-round recreation sites in the nation.

Fall Open House programs

Oct. 18–Nov. 19

Check out what UMaine has to offer by attending a Fall Open House program for prospective students and their families. Open houses include tours, lunch, academic displays and presentations.

Get involved

Find university events that inspire you, from arts, exhibits and lectures to athletics.

UMaine Machias

The University of Maine’s regional campus in Machias is the state’s coastal university, where the land and sea, communities and natural ecosystems provide the context for a unique learning and living experience.

We are Maine’s R1 top-tier research university

The University of Maine advances learning and discovery through excellence and innovation in its academic and research programs while addressing the complex challenges and opportunities of the 21st century through research-based knowledge. UMaine is the state’s only public research university. Faculty, staff, and students conduct research in every county in Maine, across the nation, and on all continents and in oceans worldwide.


research institutes, centers and labs


in R&D expenditures for FY22


 public research dollars
out of every 8 spent
in Maine are from UMaine

UMaine has provided me with the stepping stones to pursue anything that my mind can think of. The faculty and staff are always willing to provide you with whatever support you need to make your ideas come to life.”

Lara Chern, Class of 2023 Valedictorian

Explore what UMaine has to offer

Statewide impact

Fulfilling the land grant teaching, research and public service mission, border to border


The Harold Alfond Foundation is bringing people together to bring transformative change to the University of Maine System and shape Maine’s new century 

UMaine highlights

Climate Change

Celebrating 50 years of excellence, learning and discovery through research

Council on Diversity,
Equity, and Inclusion

Advising leadership on institutional efforts and actions to ensure inclusive excellence