REU Summer Information

How do I access my room?

You’ll receive a temporary access card from your Department Coordinator. This card works by tapping on the pads at the entrance to your hall and on the lock to your room.

Housing assignments & room assignment issues:

Sally Clark, 207-581-4580, sally.clark@maine.edu

Door lock issues: 

Need To Know

Summer Dining Schedule:
Available at umaine.sodexomyway.com.

Bookstore Hours: Monday-Friday 8:00AM-4:30PM; Closed on weekends

  • Package and Postal Center is located in the back of the Bookstore
  • Any packages are delivered to the Package and Postal Center and are available for pickup once receiving an email from um.yougotapackage@maine.edu. Add this address to your contacts to ensure your package notifications come through!

Campus Mail Address and Pick-Up:  

Send mail to:
First Name Last Name
Residence Hall, Rm #
Orono, ME 04469

Cleaning & Maintenance

Custodial Issues or concerns: 

Monday-Friday 5:00 a.m.–1:00  p.m contact

All other hours including weekends contact 

Cleaning supplies provided within each apartment:

  • Mop/bucket
  • Broom/dustpan
  • Cloth kitchen towels
  • Hand soap
  • Dish soap
  • Toilet paper
  • Garbage bags
  • Kitchen sponge

Kitchen Amenities:

  • 12-cup coffee pot
  • Cooktop range (no oven)
  • Full refrigerator with freezer
  • Toaster (2-slot)
  • Microwave oven
  • Pots and pans

Trash Removal: Use the dumpsters.

Laundry: Located in the DTAV Community Building, lower level to the left.  

Laundry is free — just use your community card.

Public areas of your apartment are cleaned: Every Thursday; you are responsible for your bedroom.

Linens & Towels (per person): 

  • 2 sets cloth sheets (flat sheet set)
  • 2 Bath towels
  • 2 Washcloths
  • 1 Blanket
  • 1 Pillow

Please wash your linens each week with your normal laundry.

In Rooms: 

Concord Bus Line (discounted tickets for students)

What Should I Consider Bringing?

  • Review this What to Bring/What Not to Bring list when packing
  • Fan — There is no air conditioning and you may not install air conditioning of any sort
  • Sheets and bedding for Twin XL beds
  • Mattress pads will make your summer more comfortable
  • Desk lamps
  • Bike locks — please feel free to bring your own bicycle, scooters or skateboards
  • Nothing gas powered may come into the building
  • Do not bring drones to campus

Important Campus Resources

Important campus resources

Bookstore: Bookstore, Tech Center, Package & Postal

Leaving Campus

  • What do I do upon moving out?
    • Return summer conference cards at the Key Return box at the window in the Community Building. Your key will no longer work after your move out date.
    • Leave room the way you found it. Close window; Furniture should be returned to the original configurations
    • Dispose of food. Unopened non-perishables may be donated to the Black Bear Exchange.
    • A good general cleaning is required.

All other issues or questions: Please email the Events & Hospitality team at events.hospitality@maine.edu.