Summer Open House Program

Overview

The Summer Open House Program is a great way for prospective students and their families to learn all about what UMaine has to offer while enjoying the beautiful Maine summer. It gives students the opportunity to meet with program faculty, learn more about campus services such as admissions, student financial aid, housing, dining and much more. The Summer Open House Program will be held outdoors at the University Mall and ends with a picnic and student services and organization fair.

9 – 10 a.m. Check-In & Academic Displays
University Mall 
Rain Location: New Balance Field House
10 – 11 a.m. Academic Presentations and Tours
Depart from the University Mall
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. The Maine Event 

  • Black Bear Picnic on the Mall
  • Student Services and Organization Info Fair
  • Residence Hall Sample Room
  • University Bookstore Open House (until 4:30 p.m.)
  • Bear Necessities Store Open House  (until 4 p.m.)
12:15 and 1:15 p.m. UMaine Presentations and Tours

  • General Campus Tour (additional tour at 2:15 p.m.)
  • Honors College Tour
  • Admissions and Student Financial Aid Presentation
  • Transfer Student Presentation
  • Residence Life Presentation
  • Campus Activities Presentation
  • Pre-Med Presentation

Dates & Online Reservations

Click on the date below to register for the Summer Open House Program

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Directions to the University Mall

From the South on I-95:  take exit 191 to Kelly Road and turn right. Continue on Kelly Road for 1 mile until you reach the traffic light, then turn left onto Route 2 and go through downtown Orono. Cross the river. Turn left at the lights onto College Avenue. Continue on College Avenue past the steam plant to the next University of Maine sign. Turn right onto Long Road.

From the North on I-95:  take exit 193 to Stillwater Avenue and turn left. Drive straight for one mile and turn right onto College Avenue. Drive one mile and turn left onto the UMaine campus (Long Road).

Parking Information

Visitors may park at the Alfond Stadium and Alfond Arena parking lots in front of the New Balance Field House. Signs will be posted leading students and guests to the University Mall. Parking passes are not required for guests attending this event. However, parking passes are required for other lots on campus and are available at the check-in area.

Helpful Tips

  • Plan on arriving by 9 a.m. to allow time for parking, check-in, preview academic programs and participate in the academic tours/presentations starting at 10 a.m.
  • 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. Bringing an umbrella and appropriate rain/cold attire is highly recommended.
  • Click here for UMaine’s building directory, service locator, or to print a map of the campus.
  • For further assistance, please call the Admissions Office at 207.581.1561 or email umaineadmissions@maine.edu