Admissions Open House Programs


Attending an Admissions Open House Program is one of the best ways for prospective students (first-year or transfer) and their families to check out what UMaine has to offer. The all-day event includes opportunities to meet faculty representatives, learn about campus services, tour academic and student life programs and much more. All Admissions Open House Programs are held at the Collins Center for the Arts.

8-9 a.m. Check-in & Information Fair
Collins Center for the Arts (CCA)
9-9:30 a.m. Welcome Session
Hutchins Concert Hall, CCA
9:45-10:50 a.m. Academic Presentations and Tours 
11 a.m.-12 p.m. Lunch 
12-1 p.m. Afternoon Presentations
1-2 p.m. Additional Presentations and Tours 

Dates & Online Reservations

For Spring 2017, prospective students and their families are invited to attend the Accepted Student Day on Monday, April 10, 2017.  Click here for more information about this event.

Directions to the Collins Center for the Arts

2 Flagstaff Road
Orono, ME 04469

Traveling north on I-95: Take exit 191. Turn right onto Kelley Road. Turn left onto Route 2. Proceed to the third set of lights and then go straight for about two miles. Turn left onto the UMaine campus entrance just before the Bangor Savings Bank. Bear left at the fork and you will see the Collins Center for the Arts.

Traveling south on I-95: take exit 193 and turn left onto Stillwater Avenue. Drive straight for one mile and turn right onto College Avenue. Drive one mile and turn left onto the UMaine campus entrance. Follow Long Road for about .5 miles, then turn right onto Flagstaff Road.

Parking Information

Visitors may park at the CCA or Belgrade lots in front of the Collins Center for the Arts. Parking passes are not required for guests attending this event and parking at the CCA or Belgrade Lots. However, parking passes are required for other lots on campus and are available at the check-in area at the CCA.

Helpful Tips

  • Be sure to wear comfortable shoes and weather appropriate gear. Please let us know when you register if you will need special accommodations as the program includes walking tours around campus.
  • If inclement weather is expected, please check UMaine’s Homepage for campus closure notification. You may also call 207.581.7669 for the most up to date campus updates.