This page was last revised on August 3, 2020.

This page offers COVID-19-related safe return resources for the University of Maine graduate community.

Graduate School Reopening Plan

August 3, 2020

The Graduate School’s main phone (207.581.3291) open for incoming calls 

August 17, 2020

The Graduate School’s lobby open to visitors* on a limited schedule: 

Monday – Friday
9:00 a.m. – 12:00 p.m.
1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m.

*Visitors will be required to wear face masks when entering the lobby

For the most accurate information about the fall 2020 plans for safely returning to campus, please review the following pages and the links at left:


Online orientation information can be found on the online portal.


Fall 2020 Academic Calendar – As of July 27, 2020

Classes begin August 31
Last day to add classes September 6
No classes September 7
Classes resume September 8
 Last day to drop classes for refund September 14
No classes October 12
Classes resume October 13
No classes November 11
Classes resume November 12
Thanksgiving break (in-person instruction ends) November 25
Remote/online instruction resumes November 30
Classes end December 11
Final exams begin December 14
Final exams end December 18

The Graduate School can be reached at 207.581.3291 or graduate@maine.edu if you have any questions or concerns.