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Orientation Tours

Students who were unable to attend Summer Orientation are invited to come on campus for an Orientation Tour. Orientation Tours are generally offered Monday through Friday at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. and start at the Visitor Center, located in the Buchanan Alumni House.

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Fall Welcome Weekend

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 early August. 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.

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Spring Orientation

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. Spring Orientation for students starting in the Spring 2016 semester is on Sunday, January 17, 2016.

Summer Orientation

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.


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