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Upcoming Student Orientations


UMA Augusta

Tuesday, August 26, 2014



The RSVP deadline to sign up for the August 26 Orientation on the Augusta campus was on August 19, and the online reservation form has been deactivated.  You can still access information about the Orientation through the brochure, letter, and workshop description sheet.  Please call 621-3176/1-877-862-1234, ext. 3176, for more information.      

 Letter of Invitation    Brochure    Orientation Program Details Sheet     RSVP Form





Monday, August 25, 2014

The RSVP deadline to sign up for the August 25 Orientation on the Bangor campus has now passed and the online reservation form has been deactivated.  You can still access information about the Orientation through the brochure, letter, and workshop description sheet..  Please contact Marcia Mower at 262-7808 for more information.   

 Letter of Invitation    Brochure    Workshop Descriptions Sheet    RSVP Form


University College Centers

  • Bath-Brunswick: Tuesday, August 19
  • Ellsworth: Mon., August 11 OR Weds., August 13
  • Rockland: Tues., August 26 OR Weds., August 27
  • Rumford-Mexico:  Weds., August 27
  • Saco: Thurs., August 28
  • South Paris:  Thurs., August 21

For details, please contact the appropriate center.  See this webpage to locate a center.

Online Orientation to Distance Learning »


Orientation is an opportunity for students to get to know UMA and to prepare for a successful college experience. At orientation, students can:

  • learn about UMA's student resources, policies, and procedures
  • meet other students, the faculty, and staff
  • participate in information and skill building workshops
  • ask questions and express concerns


Orientation is for ALL students new to UMA, whether they are: returning adults, transfer students, or recent high school graduates; attending on campus or attending at centers, sites, or via technology; and, in degree programs or just taking a class.

Orientations are offered at both of UMA's campuses (Augusta and Bangor), and at most of the University College Centers (Bath-Brunswick, East Millinocket, Ellsworth, Rockland, Rumford-Mexico, Saco, and South Paris).  Those students taking online classes are encouraged to also view University College Learning Services' Online Orientation to Distance Learning.  In addition, specialized orientation programs for students in the architecture or nursing programs are offered. Students should contact the College of Arts and Sciences for information on the architecture orientation and the College of Professional Studies for information on the nursing orientation.

Notification of an upcoming orientation is mailed approximately three weeks before classes start to all students new to UMA. Students should contact their nearest campus or center for additional information.