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.