Campus Tours and Office Visits: Rules and expectations for visitors

We welcome visitors to the University of Maine at Machias for individual campus visits and group tours. We also are able to accept enrollment deposits, via cash, check or money order, during our regular office hours.

We continue to take precaution to protect the health and safety of our community. Our most recent policies are as follows:

  • Face masks are not required in outdoor or indoor spaces on campus
  • Face masks are required in all classrooms, regardless of vaccination status
  • Out-of-state visitors are not required to observe quarantine rules before visiting campus. Visitors who have recently traveled outside of the country must follow Maine civil guidance.

Getting to Campus

Driving Directions

From points north, follow Route 1 from Houlton to Machias.

From points south and west, follow I-95 to Bangor and exit onto I-395 to Brewer at exit 182A. At the end of I-395, follow route 1A to Ellsworth and then Route 1 to Machias. From southern Maine you may also drive north on I-95 to Augusta and exit onto Route 3 at exit 30, which leads to Belfast in the Penobscot Bay area and joins Route 1; follow Route 1 north to Machias.

From points east, follow Route 1 from Calais to Machias.

Air Travel

The UMaine Machias campus is 88 miles from the Bangor International Airport (BGR) and 62 miles from the Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport (BHB). 

Charter flights are available to the Machias Valley Airport (MVM), just 1.5 miles from campus.

Coming from out of town?
Visit the Machias Bay Area Chamber of Commerce website for information about lodging, dining and other area attractions to explore during your visit!

Visit the University of Maine at Machias!

We know that campus tours are a crucial part of the decision-making process for many prospective students. We’re committed to providing safe in-person tours as well as virtual options for connecting with admissions counselors.

The Office of Admissions is open Monday–Friday, 8 a.m.–4:30 p.m. 


For information about our Accepted Student Days click here