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Appendix 3: Transfer Articulation Agreements

Advantage U

Advantage U is the name of a guaranteed admissions program in Maine. It allows Maine Community College students graduating with an Associate in Arts degree in Liberal Studies guaranteed admission to any institution of the University of Maine System. Maine Community College students who wish to participate in the program should see their academic advisors during their first year at the community college and complete an Advantage U Participation form.  At the end of 45 credits at the MCC, the student completes Intent to Enroll form and submits it to the campus of preference. Once graduated, the student then continues at the UMS institution in a baccalaureate program.


Transfer Articulation Agreements

The University of Maine at Fort Kent is committed to granting the maximum number of credits from other institutions and attempts to assure the smooth transition of the credits into its degree programs. UMFK has negotiated articulation agreements with several institutions which permit students from these schools to transfer to UMFK with a minimal loss of previous credits. The following are specific articulation agreements:


University of New Brunswick/University of Maine at Fort Kent Associate of Science in Forest Technology

Graduates from the UMFK Associate of Science in Forest Technology degree can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Forestry degree from the University of New Brunswick. UMFK Forestry graduates receive credits for a portion of both the general education requirements and the forestry requirements at UNB. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the UMFK forestry faculty.


University of Maine at Augusta/University of Maine at Fort Kent Bachelor of Science-Nursing

Graduates from the Associate Nursing Program at UMA can pursue a Bachelor of Science-Nursing degree at UMFK. Credits completed at UMA satisfy UMFK nursing requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing on either the UMA or UMFK campus.


American Samoa Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RN-BSN

Graduates from the American Samoa Community College (ASCC) Associate of Science Nursing (ASN) program can pursue a Bachelor of Science-Nursing degree at UMFK. Courses completed at ASCC’s ASN program satisfy UMFK nursing program requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing and Dean of Enrollment Services & Student Life.


Caribou Regional Technology Center/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice course at the Caribou Regional Technology Center can transition into the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice Program or into the UMFK Certificate of Study in Criminal Justice.  For students who complete the Criminal Justice I course, with a grade of “B”, graduate from high school, and matriculate into the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice or the Certificate of Study in Criminal Justice program at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduation, will be awarded three (3) college credits equivalent to the course CRJ 105 Introduction to Criminal Justice


Central Maine Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science-Nursing

Graduates from the Associate Nursing Program at CMCC can pursue a Bachelor of Science-Nursing degree at UMFK. Credits completed at CMCC satisfy UMFK nursing requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing on either the CMCC or UMFK campus.


College of the Marshall Islands/ University of Maine at Fort Kent Bachelor of Science in Nursing – RN-BSN

Graduates from the College of the Marshall Islands (CMI) Associate of Science in Nursing (ASN) program can pursue a Bachelor of Science-Nursing degree at UMFK. Courses completed at CMI’s ASN program satisfy UMFK nursing program requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing and Dean of Enrollment Services & Student Life.


Eastern Maine Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science-Nursing

Graduates from the Associate Nursing Program at EMCC can pursue a Bachelor of Science-Nursing at UMFK. Credits completed at EMCC satisfy UMFK nursing requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing on either the EMCC or UMFK campus.


Hancock County Technical Center/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice course at Hancock County Technical Center can transition into the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program or into the UMFK Certificate of Study ion Criminal Justice.  For students who complete the Criminal Justice course, with a minimum grade of “B”, graduate from high school, and matriculate into the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice or the Certificate of Study in Criminal Justice program at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduation, will be awarded three (3) college credits equivalent to the course CRJ 105 Introduction to Criminal Justice.


John Bapst Memorial High School/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the AP Computer Science or Introduction to Programming course at John Bapst Memorial High School can transition into the UMFK Associate of Science in Information Security or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications degree programs.  For Students who complete the AP Computer Science or Introduction to Programming course, with a minimum grade of “B”, graduate from high school, and matriculate into the UMFK Associate of Science in Information Security or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications program at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduation, will be awarded four (4) college credits equivalent to the course COS 111 Introduction to Computer Science.


Kennebec Valley Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science-Nursing

Graduates from the Associate Nursing Program at KVCC can pursue a Bachelor of Science-Nursing degree at UMFK. Credits completed at KVCC satisfy UMFK nursing requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing on either the KVCC or UMFK campus.


Kennebec Valley Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Baccalaureate Degree Programs

Graduates from the Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies at Kennebec Valley Community College can pursue a baccalaureate degree at UMFK. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Admissions Office at either campus.


Northern Maine Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science in Business Management

Graduates from specific Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration at NMCC can pursue the Bachelor of Science in Business Management at UMFK. Credits completed at NMCC will satisfy UMFK Business Management requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Office of Vice President for Academic Affairs on either the NMCC or UMFK campuses.


Northern Maine Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education

Graduates from the Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies at NMCC can pursue the Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education at UMFK. Credits completed at NMCC will satisfy UMFK Bachelor of Science in Elementary Education requirements at UMFK. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Office for Vice President for Academic Affairs on both the NMCC and UMFK campuses.


Northern Maine Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science-Nursing

Graduates from the Associate Nursing Program at NMCC can pursue a Bachelor of Science-Nursing degree at UMFK. Credits completed at NMCC satisfy UMFK nursing requirements. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing on either the NMCC or UMFK campus.


Northern Maine Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Baccalaureate Degree Programs

Graduates from the Associate of Arts Degree in General Studies at Northern Maine Community College can pursue a baccalaureate degree. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Admissions Office at either campus.


Southern Maine Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent - Bachelor of Science in Nursing

Graduates from the Associate Nursing Program at SMCC can pursue a Bachelor of Science in Nursing degree at UMFK.  Credits completed at KVCC satisfy UMFK Nursing requirements.  Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the Director of Nursing on either the KVCC or UMFK campus.


Université de Moncton Campus d’ Edmundston/University of Maine at Fort Kent

The University of Maine at Fort Kent and Université de Moncton Campus d’ Edmundston have developed an exchange agreement which permits students at either school to enroll for coursework at the other and have the work satisfy degree requirements at the home institution. For information about the exchange, contact the Registrar at either campus.


Saint John Valley Technical Center/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice I course at the Saint John Valley Technical Center can transition into the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program or into the UMFK Certificate of Study in Criminal Justice.  For students who complete the Criminal Justice I course, with a minimum grade of “B”, graduate from high school, and matriculate into the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice or the Certificate of Study in Criminal Justice program at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduation, will be awarded three (3) college credits equivalent to the course CRJ 105 Introduction to Criminal Justice.


Saint John Valley Technical Center/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the Health Occupations II course at the Saint John Valley Technical Center can transition into the UMFK baccalaureate degree in Nursing. For students who complete the Health Occupations II course, with a minimum grade of “C”, graduate from high school, and matriculate in the BS-Nursing program at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduation, will be awarded four (4) college credits equivalent to the course NUR 200 Introduction to Nursing w/lab and NUR 230L Promoting Personal Health and Wellness lab.


Saint John Valley Technical Center/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the Computer Technology II course at the Saint John Valley Technical Center can transition into the UMFK Associate of Science in Information Security or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications. For students who complete the Computer Technology II course, with a minimum grade of “B”, graduate from high school, and matriculate in either the AS-Information Security or the BS-Computer Applications programs at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduation, will be awarded four (4) college credits equivalent to the course Cos 111 Introduction to Computer Science.


Foxcroft Academy, Maine Vocational Region Two (Southern Aroostook Vocational Education), Southern Aroostook Community School District 9, M.S.A.D. 14, 25, 29, 70, Maine Vocational Region Three, Lee Academy, Millinocket School Department, M.S.A.D. 30, 31, 67, 113/University of Maine at Fort Kent Associate of Science in Forest Technology

Students from the above high schools will be able to earn college credits while they are still in high school. It will enable the students to progress through their education faster and at less cost. Specific details about the articulation agreement are available from the UMFK Admissions Office.


Region Two School of Applied Technology/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the Criminal Justice course at Region Two School of Applied Technology can transition into the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice program or into the UMFK Certificate of Study in Criminal Justice. For students who complete the Criminal Justice course, with a minimum grade of “B”, graduate from high school, and matriculate in the UMFK Associate of Arts in Criminal Justice or the Certificate of Study in Criminal Justice program at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduate, will be awarded three (3) college credits equivalent to the course CRJ 260 Police Procedures.

Students enrolled in the Forestry and Natural Resources program can transition into the UMFK Associate of Applied Forest Management. Students will be awarded six (6) college credits equivalent to FOR 100 Introduction to forestry and FOR 226 Forest Operations. Students will need to complete 1 credit hour of Forest Operations during regular class time at UMFK.


Waldo County Technical Center/University of Maine at Fort Kent

Students enrolled in the Networking Technology course at the Waldo County Technical Center can transition into the UMFK Associate of Science in Information Security or the Bachelor of Science in Computer Applications. For students who complete the Networking Technology course, with a minimum grade of “B”, graduate from high school, and matriculate in either the AS-Information Security or the BS-Computer Applications programs at UMFK within 18 months after high school graduation, will be awarded three (3) college credits equivalent to the course Cos 338 Introduction to Networking.


York County Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent

York County Community College students or graduates of the Associate in Applied Science degree in Criminal Justice will be accepted into UMFK’s Bachelor of Science in Rural Public Safety Administration. Credits earned at YCCC will meet degree requirements in UMFK’s PSA degree. Specific details about the agreement may be obtained from the Admissions Office at either campus.


York County Community College/University of Maine at Fort Kent

York County Community College students or graduates of the Associate in Applied Science degree in Computer Technology will be accepted into UMFK’s Bachelor of Science - Computer Applications degree. Credits earned at YCCC will meet degree requirements in UMFK’s Computer Applications major. Specific details about the agreement may be obtained from the Admissions Office at either campus.