Black Bear Paws video



You’re ready to start college but maybe now is not the time for you to take that step.

You can make the best of your time as a deferred student with University of Maine Black Bear PAWS

Choose from online courses, hands-on internships, even Maine Bound outdoor adventures!

Black Bear PAWS is a great way to stay engaged during your transition to college.

Earn college credit. Get ahead. Jump-start your education

Make your pause a Black Bear PAWS

Apply today.