University of Maine is on a 660-acre campus in the small town setting of Orono, Maine.
University of Maine has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? University of Maine has fraternities and sororities.
University of Maine has the Fraternity and Sorority Life. In fact, more students participate in the Fraternity and Sorority Life than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at University of Maine include UMaine Ski and Snowboard Club, UMaine Fly Fishing Club, Pokemon Club and Mechanical Association of the Pulp and Paper Industry Student Chapter.
University of Maine students' favorite campus traditions are Maine Day, Homecoming and Family and Friends Weekend.
This table offers information on housing at University of Maine.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for freshman|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||38%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||3,500|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||3,357|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||62%|
University of Maine offers on-campus housing. Students are required to live on campus through freshman year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most University of Maine students live off campus. In 2022, 38% of undergrads at University of Maine lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 62% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Maine. There are 3,500 spots available in on-campus housing for all 9,447 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 3,357 students chose to live in campus housing. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
University of Maine offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.
At University of Maine there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Maine:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 1||NCAA Division 1||√||√|
|Cheerleading||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Crew||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Tennis||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||√||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Volleyball||√||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
University of Maine is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Maine campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.
University of Maine offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, University of Maine has area emergency text and email message system.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Maine, take Interstate 95 to Orono, ME. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bangor International airport.
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