Summer Orientation

Summer Orientation is a two-day program held during the last week of June for new first-year and transfer students starting in the fall. Programming for parents is also included. Invitations, including online registration information, are typically sent out in late April to students who have confirmed their enrollment with the Admissions Office. Summer Orientation sessions for students starting in the Fall 2018 semester are below:

Session 1: Mon & Tue, June 25 & 26, 2018

  • Maine Business School
  • Pre-Business
  • College of Education and Human Development

Session 2: Tue & Wed, June 26 & 27, 2018

  • College of Engineering
  • School of Engineering Technology

Session 3: Wed & Thur, June 27 & 28, 2018

  • Colleg of Natural Sciences, Forestry, and Agriculture

Session 4: Thur & Fri, June 28 & 29, 2018

  • Explorations Program
  • Pre-Engineering
  • College of Liberal Arts and Sciences

Fall Welcome Weekend

Fall Welcome Weekend is held the weekend before classes start in the fall and offer 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 2018 semester is from Friday, August 31st through Monday, September 3rd, 2018.

Spring Orientation

Spring Orientation is a one-day event held in January for new students (transfer and first-year) starting in the spring semester. Invitations are typically sent out in early December. Spring Orientation for students starting in the Spring 2019 semester is on Sunday, January 20, 2019.