Spring Orientation Experience

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  


New & Transfer Undergraduate Students, Please RSVP by clicking HERE

New Veteran Students, Please RSVP by clicking HERE

Early Studies Aspiration Students (High School Students), Please RSVP by clicking HERE

Spring Orientation Dates

Continue to check here for information about Orientation for students admitted into the Spring Semester!

Early Study Aspiration Student Orientation (Current High School Students)

Tuesday, January 16th (Snow Date Jan. 17th)

Portland Campus
2-5pm Talbot Lecture Hall; Luther Booney

Check in starts at 2:00pm

Directions & Parking


Commuter, Student Veterans*, & International Students**

Thursday, January 18th (Snow Date Jan. 19th)

Orientation Day, Portland Campus

10am-4pm, Check-in at Luther Bonney Hall, 1st Floor Lobby

*Student Veterans start at 8am. 

** International Students also have required sessions on 1/17, 1/19, and if residential on 1/20 and 1/21. 

Directions & Parking 

Click to view Commuter Schedule (Veteran & International schedules will be provided directly to students from Veteran Services and International Programs)


Residential Students (including International students living on-campus) 

Saturday, January 20th

Residence Hall Move-in, Gorham Campus

Click to view Residential Schedule

Sunday, January 21st-(including International students living on-campus) 

Orientation Day, Gorham Campus

Click to view Residential Schedule

Move-in and Orientation locations and times will be sent to residential students via their @maine.edu email account in December or early January.


Online Students & Commuter Students with Schedule Conflicts

For matriculated undergraduates who are not able to attend in-person, additional content will be posted in the Online Orientation @USM (Spring 2018) Blackboard course next week. 

Contact us!