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SPRING 2015 HOUSING APPLICATION
Accepted or returning to the University of Maine for Spring 2015? The spring housing application will be available on this website as of October 15, 2014. Students returning or admitted for the spring semester may apply for housing on or after October 15 by logging in to myHousing (at right) with her/his MaineStreet logon and password. Please contact us at um.housing@maine.edu if you have difficulty accessing the spring housing application on or after October 15, 2014.

ROOM AND BOARD CANCELLATION FEES NOW IN EFFECT
Room and board cancellation fees are in effect for students who cancel their room and board license and remain enrolled as of September 15, 2014. Room charges are per diem through the date of clearance from the residence hall, and a room cancellation fee of $250 will be deducted from the remainder of the room fee. The balance of the semester room fee will be credited to the student account a few business days after check-out from the residence hall. For the first four weeks of the semester, board charges will be calculated by the value of the meal plan consumed or the per diem rate, whichever is greater; an administrative fee of $150 and $500* in dining funds for use in any campus dining facility during the remainder of the academic year. The balance of the meal plan fee will be credited to the student account. After the first four weeks of the semester, board charges will be calculated at the per diem rate or value of the meal plan consumed, whichever is greater; an administrative fee of $150, and the balance of the meal plan will be converted to dining funds for use in any campus dining facility through the end of the academic year.

*$250 if cancellation is during the first four weeks of the spring semester

MICROFRIDGE RENTALS (combination microwave/refrigerator)

The MicroFridge® Appliance is approved for use in University of Maine residence halls. This is the only option if you would like BOTH a microwave and a refrigerator for your on-campus room. For more information and to rent or buy a MicroFridge®, please visit the UMaine-approved University Logistics website.

You can also call Unversity Logistics with any questions about the MicroFridge® or ordering information to the MicroFridge® Student Rental Call Center at 1.800.525.7307.

To view the latest PDF of the MicroFridge® brochure, please click MicroFridge Brochure 2014.

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MOVE-IN DATES – FALL 2014
Incoming First Year and Transfer students may check in on Friday, August 29. More detailed information is available at umaine.edu/fye/maine-hello/newstudents/

Returning students may check in on Monday, September 1.

Classes begin on Tuesday, September 2.

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ROOM/BOARD LICENSE  – 2014-2015 academic year

  • The Room and Board License is for the entire academic year or the remainder of academic year if assigned after opening in the fall. If you have a question regarding on-campus housing at UMaine, please send an e-mail to um.housing@maine.edu for a faster response during business hours. We may not be able to get back to you by phone in the same day due to a high volume of phone traffic. Thank you!

General Housing Information

The University of Maine provides on-campus housing in 17 residence halls. Options include traditional undergraduate residence halls for first year and upperclass residents, suite style living for upperclass residents, graduate housing, and several living/learning lifestyle options.

For Fall 2014-Spring 2015:
The First Year Experience (FYE) program is for first year students assigned to the following halls:

  • Androscoggin
  • Cumberland
  • Gannett
  • Knox
  • Oxford
  • Somerset
  • Balentine (Honors – upperclass and first-year)
  • Colvin (Honors – upperclass and first-year)
  • Penobscot (Honors – first-year)
  • York (first and second floors)

Traditional housing halls for upperclass students

  • Aroostook
  • Kennebec (Transfer Living Community on 3rd and 4th floor)
  • Hancock
  • Hart
  • DTAV (suite-style)
  • Patch (suite-style)
  • Oak (all singles)
  • Stodder (graduate housing)
  • York (3rd and 4th floors)

For Fall 2014, halls will open for new incoming first-year and transfer students on Friday, August 29 for new student orienation. Halls will open at 10 am on Monday, September 1, 2014 for returning students.

Questions regarding on-campus housing at UMaine? Check this site to see if your question can be answered here. If not, please e-mail the Housing Office at um.housing@maine.edu.

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To stay current with the latest information and updates from Housing Services we encourage you to bookmark this Web site. The Office of Housing Services also suggests that you review as many web sites as possible on the A to Z Directory of the University of Maine website, including the following:


Disability Access

  • Residents who present medical or psychological conditions that are
    by a qualified medical provider may request specific housing and/or dining accommodations.
  • Housing/Dining Modification Procedure (PDF).
  • Housing Doc of Need Form_revised_ 2_2013.
  • Requests are reviewed and upon approval, reasonable accommodations will be made to meet the documented need.
  • If you are a person with a disability and you need assistance with accommodations, please contact Ann Smith, Director of Disability Support Services, voice 207.581.2319, TTY 207.581.2325, e-mail ann.smith@umit.maine.edu.

MicroFridge® (combination microwave & refrigerator)

The MicroFridge® Appliance is approved for use in University of Maine residence halls. This is the only option if you would like BOTH a microwave and a refrigerator for your on-campus room. For more information and to rent or buy a MicroFridge®, please visit the UMaine-approved University Logistics website.

You can also call Unversity Logistics with any questions about the MicroFridge® or ordering information to the MicroFridge® Student Rental Call Center at 1.800.525.7307.

To view the latest PDF of the MicroFridge® brochure, please click MicroFridge Brochure 2014.