Virtual New Student Orientation Website
Visit the Office of Admission’s Virtual New Student Orientation Website for all the information you need to know as a soon-to-be UMaine Black Bear!
Virtual Orientation Sessions are now scheduled for students starting in the Spring of 2021. Topics covered include academics, student life, student services, financial aid, and student billing.
To register for a Spring 2021 session, please click here.
Financial Aid Friday: Live Webseries
Join our financial aid hosts live every Friday as they discuss different topics for new UMaine students. Viewers can also ask general questions and have them answered during the show! Click here to watch!
Orientation Financial Aid Zoom Advising
Looking for a more individual, one-on-one advising session to go over your specific financial aid situation? During the months of June and July the Office of Student Financial Aid will be taking appointments and hosting drop-in advising. Click here to schedule an appointment!
Money Matters Presentation
Looking for a comprehensive, A to Z overview of Financial Aid and Billing information? Click here for a full-length presentation by a UMaine Financial Aid Advisor!
How To Videos
Trying to figure out how to navigate MaineStreet? How about opt-out of your Student Health Insurance Plan? Or report outside scholarships to our office? We’ll have mini tutorial videos posted here for you to get the need-to know instructions on doing important financial aid billing processes! Check back here for more information!
Accepted Student Checklist
⇒ Accept admission to UMaine
⇒ Set up your @maine.edu account
⇒Set up your FirstClass email account
⇒ Receive your financial Aid award
⇒ Accept the financial aid you want to receive on MaineStreet
⇒ Report Outside Aid on MaineStreet
⇒ Estimate your semester bill
⇒ Complete Consent to Release Information Form (so parent/guardian can talk to anyone at UMaine about your financial, billing and academic information)