UMA Student Studying Remotely

Since you can’t come to campus, we invite you to learn more about UMA by joining our live virtual information sessions. Hosted by our counselors, these sessions enable prospective students and applicants to connect with us face to face using an online platform:

Upcoming Walk-in Sessions

Wednesday, January 20 – 5pm EST

 

Join members of the Admissions Team for a 60-minute information session designed for prospective students, applicants and newly accepted students. In these Virtual Walk-in information sessions, you will meet with Admissions staff and a UMA Student Ambassador who will provide insight and advice as you explore UMA and navigate the application process. These sessions will also provide you the opportunity to engage with others and ask any questions you might have.

Where:

From the comfort of your own living room, bedroom or remote learning hotspot. We will be using Zoom – it’s easy and free to access from your laptop, desktop or mobile device!

What we will discuss:

  • Academic programming
  • Locations and modalities
  • Student life, clubs and athletics
  • Housing
  • Student success resources
  • Financial aid overview
  • Application Process
  • How to communicate with us in our remote working environment
  • Open Q&A from attendees

Who should attend:

Our student demographic is diverse so high school students, transfer students, first-time adult learners and returning UMA students are encouraged to attend.

How to attend:

Although we will have a planned program, we want these sessions to reflect UMA’s flexible walk-in policy and allow you the ability to join without the hassle of a registration! Remember to join during our scheduled times!

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Jeremy Bouford

Transfer Student Hours

The UMA Admissions team will be dedicating time each day, Monday-Friday from 2pm – 3pm specifically for transfer students looking to meet with a member of our team. If you are interested in transferring to UMA from another institution or have already started the process, please reach out to Jeremy Bouford, Recruitment Coordinator, at jeremy.bouford@maine.edu to schedule an appointment.

This time not work for you? Not a problem! Please utilize Jeremy’s appointment scheduler to find a time that works best for you: https://uma-jeremy.youcanbook.me/

Family Nights

Tuesday, January 19 – 6pm EST

UMA understands that students are currently facing unique challenges and we want to help answer any questions you might have.

Join the UMA Admissions Team for a 60-minute information session designed to ensure student’s families have the information they need to support them as they navigate the college search, application, and selection process.

We will cover campus return plans, learning modalities, tuition, financial aid, scholarship opportunities, and more!

How to attend:

Although we will have a planned program, we want these sessions to reflect UMA’s flexible walk-in policy and allow you the ability to join without the hassle of a registration! Remember to join during our scheduled times!

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Accessing Financial Aid Workshops

Tuesday, January 19 – 3:00pm EST

This information session is offered in partnership between UMA and the Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC). It will provide financial aid basics such as applying for financial aid with the FAFSA, an overview of financial aid terms and processes, and outreach resources for help with applying for financial aid. https://meoc.maine.edu/

How to attend:

Although we will have a planned program, we want these sessions to reflect UMA’s flexible walk-in policy and allow you the ability to join without the hassle of a registration! Remember to join during our scheduled times!

Join Virtual FAFSA Workshop»

Can’t attend one of our events? We are currently working on additional workshop dates and times for February, so check back often. You can also check out other FAFSA workshops sponsored by Finance Authority of Maine (FAME): https://www.famemaine.com/education/topics/filing-the-fafsa/in-person-help-sessions/

NACAC College Fairs

Sunday, February 28 – 1:00pm – 7:00pm EST

Sunday, March 21 – 1:00pm – 7:00pm EST

Join us LIVE at NACAC Virtual College Fairs – Our virtual booth will allow you and your families to drop in and meet with admission counselors, watch videos, review admission materials and ask questions!

 

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