Virtual Communities

Virtual Communities are residential communities that communicate primarily through online means. These communities are interest-based and not assigned to any one area of campus.

In some cases, these communities will collaborate on projects and find ways to stay connected outside of the classroom.  All virtual communities are based through a GUILDED server.

To join our server, you must create an account via GUILDED and fill out a short application to be admitted. You must read our rules and behavioral expectations prior to filling out your application. Applicants must provide their full name, an email, and acknowledge that they have read and understand the rules and behavioral expectations for server use to be successfully admitted.

All students interested in joining one of the Virtual Communities should reach out to Shane Smith, Assistant Director of Residence Life at 207.581.1404 or email 

A copy of our server rules and behavioral expectations may be found here:


Finished reading the rules and expectations?


Check out which Virtual Communities we have to offer!

Music ManiacsSchedule a jam session or listen to the latest albums.
ProcraftinationDIY, Pinterest, and arts and crafts addicts unite! This a place for all skill levels!
Digital GamersFind your next opponent or teammate in any computer or console games you play!
Table Top GamersConnect over your favorite tabletop role playing games, trading card games, or board games!
BearfitNeed some motivation? Looking for a workout buddy? Bored with your same old routine? The fitness community is the place for you!
Film FanaticsFrom Netflix binge watchers, to film connoisseurs - everyone is welcome here!
Book ClubFind the next book you can't put down!
Travel TalkTravel the world without leaving your computer!
Stress a 'Lil LessTake a deep breath and learn strategies for reducing your daily stress!
General ChatA catch-all chat to connect with anyone on the UMaine Residents 2022-2023 server!
Sports TakesDiscuss your favorite sport teams and athletes! Or find a friend who wants to play intermural sports!
Foodies for LifeInspire your inner chef! Or talk about your favorite places to get some grub!