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Accepted Students Checklist

Admissions • 
Enrollment & Advancement Center • University of Maine at Fort Kent • 23 University Drive, Fort Kent, ME 04743

Congratulations on Your Acceptance to UMFK!

What Next? Here is a helpful checklist for confirming your attendance with us!

clipboard  Printable Checklist Available

Enrollment Deposit

An enrollment deposit of $50.00 is required to hold your spot in classes and assign you a room if you plan to live on campus. We will credit the deposit to your first semester's tuition bill - it is not an additional fee. You can pay the deposit with a credit card by calling the Admissions Office at (207) 834-7600 or toll-free at 1-888-879-8635 or online using Self Service in MaineStreet. For For more information on paying your enrollment deposit online, please follow the instructions in the Make a Deposit Payment via Bill+Payment Suite quick guide. If you prefer to mail a check or money order, you can send it to the following address:

University of Maine at Fort Kent
Admissions Office
23 University Drive
Fort Kent, ME 04743

Upload Your COVID-19 Vaccination Card

Students who are participating in any on-campus experience must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 with a vaccine that is either fully approved by the FDA, approved under the FDA emergency use authorization, or approved by the World Health Organization (WHO). Students will need to upload their vaccination card through the UMS COVID-19 Portal here. Requests for exemptions are required to be submitted and approved also through the UMS COVID-19 Portal.

Residence Hall Questionnaire & Dining Hall Contract

This form is ONLY required if you intend to live on campus and is required before we can make a room assignment.

Immunization and Medical Forms

All students are required to show proof of immunization and verify insurance information. We also ask that you provide basic medical information for our Health Clinic to have on hand in the case of an emergency on campus.

Nursing students must go to to set up their online immunization record. All other majors, please complete the General Immunization Form.

Students may submit the general immunization form to the Student Affairs office by fax or email.

Student Health Insurance

A new change in the health insurance verification requirement for students enrolled at University of Maine System (UMS) schools will take effect on August 1, 2021. The student health insurance page outlines your options for accessing health insurance coverage and information about free wellbeing resources if you are not already covered under another plan. Please note: some University programs, such as allied health, aviation, and intercollegiate athletics, require health insurance for program participation. These changes do not apply to Graduate Assistants and International students. For additional information, please contact the Business Office at (207) 834-8650 or

New Student Intake Form

This form will help our Student Support Services Office to provide you with the best academic support possible.

Student Consent to Release Information

The University of Maine at Fort Kent will not release student grades, schedules, or financial aid information to parents, spouses, or others unless given written permission by the student. If you wish to provide consent for the University to share your educational records with your parents or other family members, fill in this form and submit it to the Registrar's Office.

Activate Your Email

If you have not activated your email account, please do so. All official UMFK notices will go out using this "" email account. If you need assistance activating your account, contact our Help Desk at (207) 834-7818 or email

Attend Orientation

Orientation is a great way to meet other new students and to learn about our campus. Sessions are held throughout the summer for the Fall semester and in January for the Spring semester. Our Student Affairs staff will send more information before a scheduled Orientation session. If you would like additional information about Orientation, contact Vicki Daigle at

Financial Aid

If you have not applied for Financial Aid, you can apply online at The priority filing date for completing a Financial Aid file to UMFK is March 31. We recommend submitting the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to the federal processing center by February 1. Although we give consideration for assistance at any time during the year, it is in your best interest to apply as early as possible after October 1. For additional information, contact our Financial Aid Office at (207) 834-7606 or

Financial Affidavit of Support Form (INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS ONLY)

All International students are required to show proof of sufficient funds before UMFK can issue an I-20. The Financial Affidavit of Support provides specific instructions on how to complete the form.

Join Facebook!

We want to welcome you to our Facebook page and invite you to become a "friend" on our Facebook profile. "Like" our Facebook Page so that you can find out more about what's going on on-campus and news about the university, including important deadlines, student activities, and school rankings! You can also connect with other new students, current students, faculty, staff, and community members.

Also, watch videos about the area and the university on our YouTube Channel here:

Or, follow us on Instagram!