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The Office of International Programs (OIP) extends a warm welcome and looks forward to your arrival!

We are very happy that you decided to join our diverse university. Approximately 500 of the University of Maine’s more than 11,000 students come from abroad, representing more than 70 different nations. International students play an active role in both the intellectual and cultural life of our campus.

OIP is here to help you prepare for your arrival at UMaine, and navigate life on campus.

This brochure is designed to help you prepare for your move to Maine. Read it carefully and if you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact our office.

Best regards,

Office of International Programs staff

Course registration

You will work with your academic department to register for classes. They will email you at with information. In order to register you need to complete your Financial Responsibility in MaineStreet.  Take the Math Placement Test so your advisor can guide you what math class to select.