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FALL 2015 HOUSING APPLICATION NOW AVAILABLE  – new First-Year and Transfer students for Fall 2015
The Fall 2015 housing application is now available.  Click on Fall Housing for New Students or Fall Housing for Transfer students  If you are an on-campus resident for Spring 2015, please do not submit a Fall 2015 housing application. Current residents will participate in Room Selection in February. Off-campus students who wish to move on campus for 2015-2016 may apply online and will be assigned after Room Selection for on-campus residents.

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SPRING BREAK
All residence halls except DTAV/Patch, Kennebec, Knox, Stodder and York will close for Spring Break at 5pm on Friday, February 27, 2015. The non-break halls will reopen at 10am on Sunday, March 15, 2015.

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DTAV/PATCH 2015-2016 INFORMATION AVAILABLE

Click on “Housing Information for Current Residents” at right.

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ROOM SELECTION FOR FALL 2015

Click on “Housing Information for Current Residents” at right.

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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!

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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 2015-Spring 2016:
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 – sophomores
  • Kennebec (Transfer Living Community on 3rd and 4th floor) – sophomores on 1st and 2nd floor
  • Hancock – sophomores
  • Hart – sophomores
  • DTAV (suite-style) – Juniors and Seniors
  • Patch (suite-style) – Juniors and Seniors
  • Oak (all singles) – Juniors and Seniors
  • Stodder (graduate housing)
  • York (3rd and 4th floors)

For Fall 2015, halls will open for new and transfer students on Friday, August 28, 2015. Returning students may check in on Sunday, August 30, 2015.

What to Bring ,What Not to Bring

Loft Options – UMaine

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 Accesss

Students who present with physical or psychological disabilities that are documented by a qualified medical provider may request special housing/dining accommodations by following the Housing Meal Plan Modifications Procedure revised 11-6-14. To request accommodations please contact Disability Support Services, and submit to them the completed Housing Doc of Need Form revised 11-6-14 , voice 207.581.2319 e-mail  dss@maine.edu, fax 207 581-9420.

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.

Nondiscrimination Notice

The University of Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, including transgender status and gender expression, national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veteran status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities.  The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding nondiscrimination policies:  Director, Office of Equal Opportunity, 101 North Stevens Hall, 207.581.1226.