Welcome to USM!

Congratulations on your acceptance to USM! Your orientation is key to your transition into college and USM. Follow the steps below to ensure you are ready to start the upcoming semester! Step 1: Advising & Registration, Step 2: Orientation

Step 1: Advising & Course Selection

After you have paid your Enrollment Deposit, you can schedule your Advising & Course Selection appointment.  This is your academic orientation and the first step as a new student is to get registered for your semester classes.  Please review the following checklist to schedule and prepare for your appointment.

STEP 2: Attend Orientation in August

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Orientation is your chance to connect with other students and become familar with campus and resources.  Check out the dates for your orientation and make plans to attend. 

STEP 3: Preparing for classes

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The following tips will help you have a successful first semester at USM.

Spring Admit 2017

Spring Admit 2017

Admitted for Spring 2017 - Your orientation process will begin in November.  Prior to your orientation, you will need to pay your Enrollment Deposit.  This tells us that you have accepted your admissions to USM and starts the process.  Please check out the Next Steps Handout (Admission Packet) to prepare for your orientation experience.  

We will be posting updates on your Orientation in October and sending out an invitation to your @maine.edu email.  

Husky Huddles

Husky Huddles are gatherings where USM students can connect with other students around campus issues or to just share experiences.  Faculty and staff can facilitate conversation and share information about campus resources or make appropriate referrals if needed.

These informal gatherings are designed to bring USM students together throughout the year. To join in, please RSVP by going here: RSVP for a Huddle

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Contact Us

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

Contact the Orientation team at usm.orientation@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!  Open to all FALL 2016 Admits.

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