If you need any assistance or have any questions about First-Year and Transfer Programs, please e-mail Katie Harder at catharine.harder@maine.edu!

The Office of Student Life has a comprehensive list of resources that may be helpful to you during COVID-19. Please go here to see this information!

Please know the Black Bear Exchange is fully operational. If you need food assistance during this time, please follow this link

There are virtual programs happening through our Center for Student Involvement! Go here to see the different activities you can participate in! 

Here at UMaine we know that the first year of college can be difficult for many students. Whether you struggle with time management, navigating the university campus, making friends, or getting involved, we are here to help!  Our staff provides an additional layer of support for first-year students by helping to “fill the gaps” here at the university, thus making it easier for our students to find the resources and assistance that they need in order to be successful.

If you are a first-year student in need of help feel free to stop into the First-Year and Transfer Center, located in room 150 Memorial Union.  You can also call us to set up an appointment by calling 581-1420.

If you are a parent, faculty or staff member and you have a concern about a first-year student, please call the First-Year and Transfer Center at 581-1420 or e-mail us at um.fytc@maine.edu.