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Darling Marine Center Open House

Join us for an afternoon on the picturesque shore of the Damariscotta River estuary at UMaine’s Darling Marine Center. Prospective students and their families will get an inside look at the waterfront laboratories where marine sciences students may spend a semester or summer engaged in hands-on courses and independent research. The Darling Marine Center is home to more than 40 year-around faculty, staff, and students and is a critical platform for teaching and learning by School of Marine Sciences faculty and other marine and environmental researchers from UMaine and around the world.

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Summer Open House Program

Take advantage of our comprehensive, all-day Summer Open House Program. This outdoor program is designed for prospective students (first-year or transfer) and their families to find answers to all your academic and admissions questions while enjoying the Maine summer weather. Check-in begins at 9 a.m. on the University Mall followed by academic presentations, informational sessions and a picnic in the afternoon.

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Campus Tours and Admissions Welcome

Get a glimpse of all that UMaine offers by attending a student-guided walking tour of central campus. Campus tours and Admissions Welcome are typically offered every weekday, Monday through Friday and on Saturdays. For the summer and fall all campus tours start and end at the Heritage House.

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Engineering Enhanced Visits

Our Engineering Enhanced Visits provide an opportunity for students and their families to learn more about UMaine’s Engineering Program.  On Enhanced Visit Days, academic tours and information sessions are offered at 10:30 a.m. so it is easy to combine them with the 1:00 p.m. general campus tour. Enhanced Visits are a great way to combine learning more about your academic interests with a look at campus and an opportunity to have lunch with our faculty. Tours leave from the Lown Room in the Memorial Union at 10:30 and are escorted by a tour guide to the Advanced Manufacturing Center to be welcomed.

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School Group Tours

UMaine welcomes school groups to visit the campus for a student-guided walking tour. School Group Tours are typically offered every weekday, Monday through Friday, and start at the Collins Center for the Arts. Advanced reservation is required.

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Self-Guided Walking Tours

Discover the campus on your own through a series of self-guided walking tours that provide unique paths around the campus. Learn about the early history of UMaine, explore its landscape, gardens and courtyards, find out about its many public sculptures or get to know its iconic Mall area.

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