Prepare for Orientation

If you have paid your Enrollment Deposit, you will be able to access the Wish List feature in MaineStreet.  Creating a Wish List will assist you and your advisor in the enrollment process.  Together you can view potential course and easily register for classes.

 Step 1Understand the Core - Visit www.usm.maine.edu/core


Step 2Know major requirements

Planning your first courses will go more smoothly if you begin by learning about majors of interest and then selecting classes that help you explore.

  • Undeclared: Reviewing the USM Academic Major Requirements is a good way to explore course options you might be interested in taking. 
  • Declared: Review Graduation Planners for all USM majors and see potential schedule option. 
  • Create a List of Classes:  Based on your review of the Graduation Planners, and if you have any prior learning courses and/or transfer credits, create a list of classes for the upcoming semester.

 Step 3Search for Classes on MaineStreet

  • Review the Class Search Feature in MaineStreet.
  • You can pick courses options that fit your schedule. 
  • Select a first and second choice for each class if available.

 Step 4Make a Wish List

  • Learn how to create a Wish List on MaineStreet.
  • A Wish List will assist you in the enrollment process prior to your Orientation
  • Complete this prior to your Orientation Session to ensure registration in a timely manner.

Register for Orientation

Register for Orientation at USM

Orientation is your chance to sign up for the classes you want this fall, meet your fellow classmates, faculty, and staff, and also get a feel for campus life at our overnight session.

Choose from dates in May, June, or July on our Portland or Gorham campuses!

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Contact Us

Have questions? Need assistance? Not sure which Orientation date is right for you?

Contact the Orientation team at orientation@usm.maine.edu or call 207-780-4604.

Connect With Us

Join one of our Facebook Groups to get to know your classmates, post information, and ask questions!

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