Graduate Handbook

This handbook serves as an addendum to the University of Maine Student Handbook. This University of Maine School of Nursing Graduate Student Handbook is intended to provide graduate nursing students with pertinent information about the policies and procedures that govern the School of Nursing. None of the information contained herein shall be interpreted as creating a contract. The information included is up to date at the time of publication. The University and the School of Nursing reserve the right to make changes in this Handbook, policy, regulations and fees, as circumstances dictate, subsequent to publication.

School of Nursing | Graduate Program

Student Handbook

5724 Dunn Hall | Orono, ME 04469

Revised 07/2023

Table of Contents

Accreditation and Handbook Information

Message from the Director

Message from the Graduate Program and Track Coordinators

Introduction of Faculty and Staff

University of Maine Mission Statement

School of Nursing Mission and Vision Statement

Student Communication Pathway

Master of Science Program Outcomes

American Nurses Association Code of Ethics

University of Maine Graduate School


Professional Practice Policies and Guidelines

Student Resources