Family Housing

University Park

Housing for students with families (spouse, partner, and/or children) is available at University Park Family Housing. University Park is located in Old Town, one mile from the center of campus and adjacent to the wooded bike paths that link the campus with Old Town. Often referred to as UPark, this housing community offers 36 one-bedroom units and 36 two-bedroom units. To meet University Park eligibility requirements, students must be registered for at least 6 undergraduate or 3 graduate credit hours. Faculty and staff must show proof of their full-time employment status with the University, and be registered for 3 credit hours.

Apartment sizes and rates

The following prices go into effect July 1, 2024:

  • One-bedroom apartments at $925.00 per month, maximum 3 occupants, 2 adults with 1 infant
  • Two-bedroom apartments at $1060.00 per month, designated for families with 1 or more children, maximum 4 occupants

All rates are subject to change


  • Heat
  • Electricity
  • Hot and cold water
  • Recycling and trash removal
  • Internet access
  • Electric stove
  • Refrigerator
  • Playground
  • Community center
  • Laundry facilities

Miscellaneous Information

  • Furniture and draperies not included
  • Pets are not allowed, with the exception of small fish in up to 10 gallon tank
  • A minimum lease period or higher rental rate may be required for occupancy of less than 9 months
  • All applicants are placed on a waiting list for an apartment at University Park, and are assigned as apartments become available

How To Apply

Complete the application form below and review the Policies, Procedures & Information Manual.
Email the application to, or print and mail to:

University of Maine
University Park Family Housing
Attn: Aux Accounts Payable
Hilltop, Suite 103
Orono, ME 04469

Forms and documents

Downloadable documents