Money Matters

Bursar’s Office

The Bursar’s Office assists students in meeting their financial responsibilities at the University of Maine.

Financial Aid

The Office of Student Financial Aid is here to assist students and families with the process of receiving financial aid to cover the cost of education at the University of Maine. We help with all forms of aid including grants, scholarships, loans, work-study, waivers, and assistantships.

Maine Education Opportunity Center

The Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) is a federal education initiative established to promote access to post-secondary education for traditionally under-represented adult populations within the State of Maine. As part of it’s pre-entry service, MEOC Advisors coordinate efforts with area schools, colleges, and other service agencies to provide information and assistance in completing college admission and financial aid forms. MEOC advisors can assess academic readiness, provide career counseling, and refer individuals to community resources. MEOC is committed to assist any adult wishing to re-enter a formal education setting. Funded to serve traditionally under-represented adults, the majority of MEOC participants are of the first generation in their families to go to college.

Major Scholarships

The Office of Major Scholarships offers information, coaching, and support to help undergraduate and graduate students compete for prestigious national merit-based scholarships.


As a University of Maine student, ScholarshipUniverse, a scholarship-matching platform, can connect you with hundreds of UMaine scholarships and thousands of outside/private scholarships, based on your eligibility. Getting started with ScholarshipUniverse is easy. If you have a valid account, then you will be able to access ScholarshipUniverse.

Student Employment

Let us help you make employment connections! We focus on engaging students in career training, with the goal of implementing strong business and professionalism culture at the University of Maine. We encourage a connection between students and supervisors on campus through meaningful and effective communication, while simultaneously building upon these consistent discussions to create a stronger skill set for our students. Our office is located on the first floor of Wingate Hall on the University of Maine campus! We offer services to students who wish to work while attending the university. Whether a student was awarded Federal Work-Study or not, whether they want to work on campus or off, the Office of Student Employment is the place to start! Our office also offers resources for employers who hire UMaine students. If you’re looking for students to work for you, contact us — We can post your jobs using our online job search!

Tuition Break

New England Board of Higher Education’s Tuition Break program, the New England Regional Student Program (RSP), provides significant tuition savings to residents of the six New England states when they enroll at out-of-state public colleges and universities within New England and pursue approved programs. Eligibility for the RSP Tuition Break varies by state and by institution.

University Credit Union

University Credit Union (UCU) is a unique financial solution for students, employees and alumni of Maine’s University System, as well as their family members. The UCU has a fully-functional branch on campus as well as a smaller satellite office in the Memorial Union.