Spring Orientation

January 19 & 20, 2015

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.

We have designed Spring Orientation to introduce you to your new surroundings and to help you build bonds with other members of the incoming class and campus community. Orientation begins Monday, January 19.


Monday, January 19

3:00-5:00pm - Residence Hall Check In

Residence Halls


5:00pm - Family Dinner

Kilburn Commons


6:00pm - Program in Residence Halls

Residence Halls                                    


Tuesday, January 20 (Offices open 8:00am-5:00pm)


8:00am - Breakfast                                                                                 

Kilburn Commons


8:00am - Commuter Student Check In*

*for those students who need placement exams

Kilburn Commons


9:00am - Placement Exams*

*only for those students who need them

Torrey Hall


9:00am - Offices Open, Classroom Tours, Tours and Shuttle to Town, Snacks and Coffee*

*for students who do not need placement exams

Various Locations on Campus


11:15am - Commuter Student Check-in*                                                   

*for those students who do not need placement exams

Student Services Suite, Powers 204


Noon – Lunch

Kilburn Commons


1:00pm - Advising Meetings

Faculty Advisor Offices


1:00pm - Offices Open, Classroom Tours, Tours and Shuttle to Town, Snacks and Coffee

Various Locations on Campus


2:30pm - Official Welcome



2:45pm - “Clipper Catch”

Campus Wide


5:00pm – Dinner

Kilburn Commons


5:00pm – Commuter/Non-Trad Dinner, Advising & Informational Session

Kilburn Commons


7:00pm - Hot Cocoa Bar & Desserts



7:00pm - Martin Luther King, Jr’s Speech



Wednesday, January 21


Classes Begin—Good Luck!


8:00pm - Grocery Store Bingo!

Reynolds Center Gym

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