Early College Programs

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Apply to Early Study Aspirations

1) Visit the University of Maine System Early College Webpage for information about the online ExplorEC application. See "Training Materials" for step-by-step instructions on how to set up an ExplorEC account and search for classes. Homeschool students should follow the "Homeschool Tutorial" to set up their account and apply for classes. There are also tutorials for for High School Counselors and Administrators.

2) Students must use the ExplorEC portal to apply for courses with the Early Study Aspirations program.

To search for courses with a detailed description, please use the USM Course Search webpage. Once you have found the courses for which you would like to register, select the section that works best for your schedule in the ExplorEC portal course search to apply!

 

Apply to Concurrent Enrollment or Project ASPIRE

1) Visit the University of Maine System Early College Webpage for information about the online application. See "Training Materials" for step-by-step instructions on how to set up an ExplorEC account and search for classes. There are also tutorials for for High School Counselors and Administrators.

2) Students taking Concurrent Enrollment and Project ASPIRE courses must sign up for their courses using the ExplorEC portal if they want to receive USM credit for the course. Once students are in the portal, they should use the name of their high school, the course title, and name of the teacher delivering the Concurrent Enrollment course to identify and register for the correct course section.

If you are unable to access the ExplorEC portal, please contact Jamie Austin, Early College and Program Coordinator at USM.