York double room with female students, blurred in background with foam spirit finger and black bear in focusWelcome to the College of our Hearts, Always

The University of Maine provides on-campus housing in 19 residence halls. Options include traditional undergraduate residence halls for first year and upperclass residents, suite style living for upperclass residents, graduate housing, and several living/learning lifestyle options.

Housing Updates for Fall 2020

  • Due to the Coronavirus Pandemic, break/continuous housing for the academic year has been suspended
  • Cancellation fees have been waived for the academic year
  • Residents are provided with extended laundry funds for the 2020–2021 academic year

First Year Residence Requirement

Living on campus maximizes students’ opportunities for social, cultural and extracurricular involvement and is positively linked to students’ persistence toward attaining a degree. The University of Maine believes that residence hall living is an educational opportunity that all new students should experience.

Living on campus is not required for a new admitted first-year student under any of the following criteria:

  1. Aged 21 or older
  2. A veteran or transfer student
  3. Living with a parent or legal guardian within easy commuting distance (35 miles)
  4. Exceptional circumstances that do not permit them to meet this requirement

Accessibility Services

Students with physical or psychological disabilities may request special housing/dining accommodations. Disabilities require documentation by a qualified medical provider. Student Accessibility Services provides adaptations including testing accommodations, note takers, ordering alternate format texts, classroom relocation, advisement on disability issues, and housing related accommodations. To request accommodations please contact Student Accessibility Services.