Office of Recruitment, Student, and Alumni Services

The University of New England College of Osteopathic Medicine's Office of Recruitment, Student & Alumni Services is designed to meet your needs beginning when you undertake your search for a medical school, and continuing through your joining the ranks of UNE alumni. The office is considered a one-stop shop for myriad needs and issues.

If you are a prospective student, we are eager to help you learn more about our college through regional receptions, campus visits, and admission interviews. Once you are admitted, we work with you in the areas of leadership development, student organization support, personal support, event planning, and more. After you earn your degree with us, you will find great value in the efforts we make to ensure you remain connected to the COM community.

If you have a simple question or a more complicated need, we hope to be able to assist you. Feel free to contact us at or 207-602-2329. We consider our office a one stop shop — meaning that if we don't have an answer for you, we'll get one.

We Coordinate Events

  • Prospective student receptions and campus visits
  • Orientation
  • Leadership development lectures, workshops and opportunities
  • Commencement
  • The White Coat Ceremony
  • COM Deans' Roundtable
  • Awards Ceremony
  • Alumni Reunion Weekend
  • Alumni receptions at state and national conferences

We Advocate for Medical Students

  • Work to create a comfortable campus environment for you
  • Maintain regular communication with various offices with which you interact
  • Advocate for individual needs and issues as well as for the student population
  • Work with faculty and administrators to ensure their concerns and issues are addressed
  • Present and send information to the campus community about needs and issues
  • Serve on several University-wide committees

We Advise and Support Student Clubs and Organizations

  • Representative's Council (of Student Trustee and four distinct student governments)
  • COM Student Government Association
  • Over 35 medical student organizations
  • Orientation Committee
  • Admission interviewers and tour guides
  • Medical Spanish classes

We Are a Communication Link

  • Our offices publishes The COMmunicator, that includes articles of interest for students, faculty, and staff, as well as current applicants and alumni
  • Communicate to potential and incoming students, students on third- and fourth-year clinical rotations, and alumni
  • Cultivate productive relationships with pre-med advisors
  • Provide emergency contact for families needing to reach you
  • Act as a referral resource for offices and departments across campus

Additional Responsibilities

  • Handle excused absences requests
  • Assist you with grievances and disciplinary issues
  • Encourage and facilitate your involvement in the UNE community through clubs and organizations, University-wide committees, and student government

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