Virtual Orientation Sessions

All new first-year and transfer students starting in the Fall 2020 semester are invited to view our Virtual Orientation Session. The Student Life session gives you insight to our campus including academic support services, information technology, college finances, student services and campus life. From there, you can spend an hour focused on your specific academic program. For the latest fall plans please review the UMaine return.

Watch Prior Sessions

Student Life
College of Education and Human Development
College of Engineering
College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
College of Natural Sciences, Forestry and Agriculture
Maine Business School
School of Engineering Technology

Additional Virtual Orientation Sessions

Financial Aid Fridays

The Office of Student Financial Aid conducted a web series in the months of June and July covering topics such as understanding your financial aid package, student bill, managing your college finances. To view pre-recorded sessions, visit umaine.edu/stuaid/FinancialAidFriday.

Transfer Orientation Meetings 

Transfer students starting in the Fall 2020 semester are invited to join one of the virtual meetings below.  Click on a date below to register. A follow up email will be sent with the Zoom meeting information. 

Wednesday, August 19 at 7 p.m.

Student Services Orientation Meetings

All new students starting in the Fall 2020 semester are invited to attend one of the virtual meetings below. Click on a meeting below to register. A follow up email will be sent with the Zoom meeting information. 

Bookstore and Tech Center
Click here to view the session recording

Housing, Dining and Residence Life
Click here to view the session recording

UMaine Life Parent Sessions 

This presentation covers important information parents should know so they can best help their student(s) prepare. We’ll discuss Residence Life, Student Accessibility Services, campus safety, Counseling Center, getting involved, move-in, and other resources. Click on a date below to register. A follow up email will be sent with the Zoom meeting information. 

Thursday, August 13 at 1 p.m. 

Parents are encouraged to watch the What You Need to Know Parent Edition video before attending a session above at go.umaine.edu/orientation/parent-guardian-information.

UMaine Life Student Sessions 

This presentation covers important information students should know so they can best prepare for the fall semester. We’ll discuss Residence Life, Student Accessibility Services, campus safety, Counseling Center, getting involved, move-in, and other resources. We will be posting the recording on the session shortly.

Students are encouraged to watch the What You Need to Know Student Edition video at go.umaine.edu/orientation/umaine-life.