Judging FAQs

When is the next in-person UMSS?

UMSS23 is Friday, April 14th, 2023.

Where will the next UMSS be held?

Collins Center for the Arts (CCA), University of Maine, Orono, ME

Who can I ask for assistance or accommodation with this process? 

Please contact us at um.symposium@maine.edu  or 207.581.3583 with any questions. For more information or a reasonable accommodation, please contact um.symposium@maine.edu.

Do I need special credentials to be a judge? 

No, you do not need special credentials to sign up to be a judge. We allow graduate students to judge undergraduates, but undergraduate students cannot be judges.

Who will be attending UMSS23?

Because this event is free and open to the public, we encourage the community to attend. Faculty, Staff, and Students from UMaine and other campuses, sponsors, legislators, and business leaders will also be in attendance.