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The University of Maine offers three orientation sessions for incoming students:

Summer Orientation is a two-day event held in mid-June for students starting in the fall. Programming for parents is also included. Invitations including online registration information are typically sent out in early May to students who have confirmed their enrollment with the Admissions Office.

Click here for more information about summer orientation

Fall Welcome Weekend is held the weekend before classes start in the fall and offers an abbreviated orientation for students who were unable to attend Summer Orientation as well as events and activities for all new students. Email announcements are typically sent out in the late summer. Fall Welcome Weekend for students starting in the Fall 2015 semester is from Friday, August 28 through Sunday, the 30th, 2015. Commuter students will also be invited to the New Student-Commuter Welcome Day on Thursday, August 27,2015.

Spring Orientation is a one day event held in January for students starting in the spring semester. Invitations are typically mailed out in early December. Date and location to be announced.


Contact Information

Undergraduate Admissions
5713 Chadbourne Hall
Orono, ME 04469-5713
Phone: 207.581.1561 | Toll-free: 1.877.4UM.ADMIT | Fax: 207.581.1213E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System