Orientation

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Photo courtesy of UMM student Heather Hanson

Welcome to the University of Maine at Machias!

Congratulations and welcome to the University of Maine at Machias. We are excited that you have chosen to pursue your college education here, and we are confident that you will achieve great success over the next four years. We have designed Orientation to introduce you to your new surroundings and to help you build bonds with other members of the incoming class and campus community. 

Please click the link on the right side of the page for the Orientation that pertains to you.

Helpful Tips for Orientation

Dress comfortably: It is recommeded that you wear casual clothes for move in and moving around campus throughout the day. Wear comfortable shoes or sandals so the walking does not wear out your feet.

Stay hydrated: Think about bringing a water bottle that you can refill between sessions or while walking around campus to stay hydrated.

Arrive early: Make sure to arrive slightly early for check in and orientation sessions so you do not miss important information covered or get behind in the program.

Eat regular meals: Eat breakfast, lunch and dinner to stay energized for unpacking, meeting new people and attending programs.

Introduce yourself: Introduce yourself to everyone you meet, sit next to in a program, or visit with while sitting outside between sessions.

Run errands: Please know that we have built time into the schedule for local shopping, getting situated, and taking care of other side items.

Ask questions: Ask any and all questions that you may have. If you need more time with a presenter, feel free to approach the speaker after the session has concluded.

Have fun: Whether you are a new student or the family member or guest of a new student, enjoy the start of this adventure at the University of Maine at Machias!

If you have any questions about Orientation, please do not hesitate to contact the Student Engagement & Inclusion office at (207) 255-1245.

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