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Student Affairs

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Orientation • Fall 2017

Orientation Schedule • Fall 2017 (Resident Students)

Fall 2017 Orientation starts August 25 - 27th

Note: the following is a tentative schedule. Times and locations of events are subject to change.


  Sign Up for Orientation Here


Thursday, August 24, 2017 • Beginning the Journey

Time Event Location
9:00 AM Residence Halls Open The Lodge, Crocker, and Powell Halls
9:00 AM-12 Noon Email/MaineStreet Account Assistance IT/Powell Hall 2nd Floor
9:00-9:30 AM Work Study Information Meeting #1 Cyr Hall Rm. 113
9:00 AM-2:00 PM Campus Tours St. David House
9:00 AM-12 Noon Placement Testing Cyr Hall Rm. 111
10:00-10:30 AM Work Study Information Meeting #2 Cyr Hall Rm. 113
11:00-11:30 AM Work Study Information Meeting #3 Cyr Hall Rm. 113
12 Noon Social Get Together
(for parents, students, staff, & faculty)
Acadian Archives
12 Noon-2:00 PM Placement Testing Learning Center (Powell Hall)
1:00-2:30 PM Parent Information Session Fox Auditorium
1:00-2:30 PM Title IX - Session #1 Gym Classrooms
Room #118 & 120
3:00-4:15 PM Residence Hall Meeting Nowland Hall
4:30-7:00 PM Family Fair Dinner Nowland Hall (residence hall students with meal plan; Parents & Guest $10)
6:30 PM Ice Cream Party & Games Quad (Rain Location: Nowland Hall)

Friday, August 25, 2017 • Getting to Know the Campus

Time Event Location
7:30-9:00 AM Continental Breakfast & Check-In Bengal's Lair
9:00-9:15 AM Welcome to UMFK Fox Auditorium
9:15-10:15 AM What You Need to Know Fox Auditorium
10:30-11:45 AM A) Program-Specific Meetings Various Locations
If Your Program Is Not Meeting:
  B) Counseling, TRIO, IT, Advising Bengal's Lair
  C) ID Badges, Parking Student Affairs Office
12 Noon BBQ Lunch Outside (Rain Location: Nowland Hall)
(FREE to all students, Parents & guest $10)
1:00-3:30 PM Placement Testing Cyr Hall Rm. 111
1:00-2:30 PM Title IX - Session #2 Nadeau Hall Conference Rm.
1:00-4:00 PM "One Stop" Orientation (every 30 minutes) Bengal's Lair
2:30-3:00 PM Work Study Information Meeting #4 Cyr Hall Rm. 113
3:00-3:30 PM Work Study Information Meeting #5 Cyr Hall Rm. 113
3:30-4:00 PM International Students Meeting Grindle Conference Rm.
4:30 PM Dinner Nowland Hall
6:00PM Bonfire & Smores Crocker Beach (Weather Permitted)
Backup Event: Game Night at the Sports Center - Noodle Hockey and Dodgeball

Saturday, August 26, 2017 • Where There Is Fun & Games

Time Event Location
9:00 AM Poker Run/Walk
(Prize for best hand)
Fort Kent Mills
10:30 AM Brunch Nowland Hall
12:00 PM Fish River Falls Hike - America's First Mile & Blockhouse Tour Fort Kent
4:30 PM Dinner Nowland Hall
8:00 PM Silent Disco
(Prizes, food, music)
Bengal's Lair

Sunday, August 27, 2017 • Where There Is Fun & Games

Time Event Location
9:30 AM Yoga Quad (Rain Location: Sports Center)
10:30 AM Brunch Nowland Hall
11:00 AM-2:00 PM Student Affairs Open
Student Advising
IT Assistance
Student Affairs Office
12 Noon Community Service (Food Drive) Bengal's Lair
Fort Kent Community
4:30 PM Dinner Nowland Hall
To Be Determined Free Movie Night (movie to be determined) Century Theater