Orientation

Spring 2021 Orientation

Orientation sessions are for students who are enrolled in their first semester of classes. If you are a newly admitted USM student who has not signed up for classes yet, please review the Next Steps Page.

 

 

Spring 2021 Dates & Registration Forms

If you will be living on campus please select the "Residential Students" section below.

If you will be commuting or attending entirely online, please select the "Commuter & Online Students" section below.

University Orientation Session

Attending a University Orientation session is required for first-year students and strongly encouraged for transfer and readmitted students.

University Orientation provides the opportunity to hear from key USM resources, review university expectations, and learn more about the USM community. 

Choose between the following Virtual University Orientation sessions:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 13 from 6-7:30pm (conducted via Zoom)
  • Thursday, Jan. 14 from 12-1:30pm (conducted via Zoom)

 

Orientation Leader Group Meetings

Orientation Leader Group Meetings are held after University Orientation and all about connecting you with other students! Lead by peer Orientation Leaders, you will have the opportunity to meet other new students, ask questions, learn from fellow students about their experience.

Choose between the following Orientation Leader Group Meetings:

  • Wednesday, Jan. 20 from 12-1pm (Conducted via Zoom)
  • Wednedsay, Jan. 20 from 6-7pm (Conducted via Zoom)

 

REGISTER HERE

Residential University Orientation Session (Required)

Attending Residential University Orientation session and Orientation Leader Group Meetings is required for all new students living on campus, including students who may have previously attended Orientations for International Programs, Veteran Services, Promise Scholars, Native Students, and TRIO Programs.

University Orientation provides the opportunity to hear from key USM resources, review university expectations, and learn more about the USM community. 

Spring 2021 Residential Orientation will be held:

  • Thursday, Jan. 21 from 10am-12pm (conducted via Zoom)

Orientation Leader Group Meetings (Required)

Orientation Leader Group Meetings are held after University Orientation and all about connecting you with other students! Lead by peer Orientation Leaders, you will have the opportunity to meet other new students, ask questions, learn from fellow students about their experience.

Spring 2021 Residential Orientation Leader Group Meetings will be held:

    • Thursday, Jan. 21 from 3-4pm (conducted via Zoom)

    • Sunday, Jan. 24 from 1-2pm (conducted via Zoom)

     

    REGISTER HERE

    Please note that students attending Veteran Student Orientation must also register and attend the appropriate University Orientation session based on their attendance type: Commuter/Online or Residential. See the sections above for more information.  

    Student Veteran Orientation

    January 19, 11:30am-1:30pm (via Zoom)REGISTER HERE

     

    Please note that students attending Native Student Orientation/Orientation must also register and attend the appropriate University Orientation session based on their attendance type: Commuter/Online or Residential. See the sections above for more information.  

    Native Student Orientation/Welcome

    Details & Registration Form Coming Soon!

     

    Please note that students attending Internal Student Orientation must also register and attend the appropriate University Orientation session based on their attendance type: Commuter/Online or Residential. See the sections above for more information.  

     

    International Student Orientation

    Details & Registration Form Coming Soon!

     

     Questions about any of the information listed above may be directed to usm.orientation@maine.edu or 207-780-4604