Planning UMaine-sponsored events on campus
At the University of Maine, event forms are required a minimum of 30 days prior to events expected to attract 50 or more participants. Student-organized events are managed by the Division of Student Life. Non-university organization events are coordinated by Events and Hospitality. For all other members of the UMaine community, event forms are online. A UMaine events planning checklist is below.
UMaine events planning checklist
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- Check your proposed event dates and times against scheduled events listed in the UMaine calendar.
- For events of 50 or more participants, or those including fire pits, fireworks, or alcohol license, fill out and submit a UMaine events form at least 30 days in advance of proposed event. For assistance in filling out the form: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com. Note: some events may require insurance.
- Need a venue? Contact building managers.
- Need promotional materials or publicity assistance? Contact Marketing and Communications; 581.3745; firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that templates for branded name tags, programs and other materials are online.
- Need promotional materials printed or mailed? Contact Printing and mailing services, 581.3767; email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Need food or planning to serve alcohol at your event? Contact UMaine Catering, 581.4718; email@example.com.
- For event parking questions, contact Parking Services, 581.4047; firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Have a nonemergency, event-related question for the University of Maine Police Department? um.
- Need audio/visual services? Call 581.2500.
- Need event signage at campus entrances, tables, chairs or podiums? Go online to Facilities Management.
- Are you contracting with a vendor? Go online.