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University of Maine

Orono, ME
Campus Life and Facilities

UMaine Says...

Orono is a classic college town, bounded by the Stillwater and Penobscot Rivers, located in the heart of Maine. The University of Maine is 10 minutes from the state's third-largest city, Bangor, and its international airport.

UMaine's 600-acre campus was designed by legendary landscape architect...
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UMaine Students Say...

Despite the fact that “it can get rather gloomy with the long winters” and “winters are pretty harsh,” UMaine students agree, “The administration, in conjunction with the student government, does whatever they can to make it better.” One business administration major says, “We have a saying: If... More More

Visiting And Contact Information

5713 Chadbourne Hall

Orono, ME 04469-5713

United States

Phone: 207-581-1561

Fax: 207-581-1213

Website

Student Housing

All Undergraduates Living on Campus:
40%
Assistance Finding Off-Campus Housing:
Yes

Housing Options

Coed dorms Special housing for disabled student Special housing for international students Women's dorms Apartments for married students Apartments for single students Wellness Housing Theme Housing

Other Housing Options:

Student Activities

Student Activities

Academic Groups Chamber Orchestra Debating Club Fraternities Gay, Lesbian, and Bisexual Groups Glee Club Improv comedy International Student Groups Literary Magazine Minority Student Groups Political Discussion Groups Radio Station Religious Groups Singing Groups Social Services Group Sororities Speakers Forum Student Film Society Student Union Team Managers Theater Program
Registered Student Organizations
228
Number of Honor Societies
22
Number of Social Sororities
8
Number of Religious Organizations
11

Sports

Athletic Division :Division I Men's Sports Team Name :Black Bears Women's Sports Team Name :Black Bears Team Mascot :Bananas the Bear
# of sports for women, varsity
10
# of sports for men, varsity
9

Women's Athletics List, Varsity

Basketball CrossCountry Diving FieldHockey IceHockey Soccer Softball Swimming TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Men's Athletics list, Varsity

Baseball Basketball CrossCountry Diving Football IceHockey Swimming TrackFieldOutdoor TrackFieldIndoor

Student Services

Other Services
DayCare
Health
WomensCenter
LGBT Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.umaine.edu/glbt/
Minority Support Groups
Yes
Description
http://www.umaine.edu/multicultural/

Technology On Campus / Facilities

Campus-wide Internet Network: Yes Email and Web Access Available: Yes % of Classrooms with Wireless Internet: 100% Number of Computer Labs / Classrooms: 28 Average Number of PC's per Lab: 23.00 Network Access in Dorm Rooms: Yes Network Access in Dorm Lounges: Yes Fee for Network Use: No Student Web Pages Permitted: Yes Student Web Pages Provided: No Partnerships with Technology Companies: No Online Class Registration Available: Yes Personal computer included in tuition for each student: No Require Undergraduates to Own Computers: No Undergraduates that Own Computers: 96% Discounts Available with Hardware Vendors: Yes Description: https://www.umaine.edu/computerconnection/ Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Courses: Yes Webcasting, Digital Audio or Video-Streaming of Campus Radio / TV Stations: Yes Special Facilities: Laboratory for Advanced Surface Science and Technology (LASST), Climate Change Institute, Advanced Structures & Composites Center, Advanced Manufacturing Center, Hudson Museum (world-class collection of Native American and Pre-Columbian artifacts), Collins Center for the Arts, Digital Media Lab, folklore and oral history museum, UMaine Museum of Art, Lord Hall Gallery, Canadian-American center, social sciences research institute, exceptional child research lab (Katherine Miles Durst Child Development Learning Center), experimental farms, land/water resources center, Darling Marine Center (off campus but university owned and operated), planetarium/observatory, electron microscopes, farm museum, paper-making machine, aquaculture production facility, woodland preserve, campuswide arboretum, botanical garden, Franco-American Center

Campus Safety

Quality of Life Rating
71
Fire Safety Rating
86

Campus Security Report:

The Jeanne Clery Act requires colleges and universities to disclose their security policies, keep a public crime log, publish an annual crime report and provide timely warnings to students and campus employees about a crime posing an immediate or ongoing threat to students and campus employees.


Please visit The Princeton Review’s page on campus safety for additional resources: http://www.princetonreview.com/safety/

ROTC
Army ROTC Offered:On-Campus
Navy ROTC Offered:At Cooperating Institutions: Maine Maritime Academy
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Campus Life & Facilities

  • Quality of Life Rating:
    71
  • Fire Safety Rating:
    86
  • Green Rating:
    87
  • Campus Environment:
    Village
  • First-Year Students
    Living on Campus:
    89%
  • All Undergraduates
    Living on Campus:
    40%
  • # of Organizations:
    228
  • # of Honor Societies:
    22
  • # of Social Sororities:
    8
  • # of Social Fraternities:
    17
  • Number of Religious
    Organizations:
    11