2021 Orientation

What do I do once I’ve made my deposit to University of New England?

Once you deposit and we know you want to attend classes at UNE, the Office of Student Engagement will mail you a letter containing necessary information. Depending on when you make your deposit, you could receive your letter anywhere from two to five days after. The letter includes the following:

  • Your UNE ID, your initial password, and your UNE email address.
  • Instructions on how to sign up for a Trailblazer Pre-Orientation trip or a One Day Nuts and Bolts Registration day if you choose. 
  • Information regarding housing contracts, required University medical forms, waivers, etc. 
Who can I call if I’ve not received a letter from the Office of Orientation?

Contact the Office of Student Engagement at (207) 602-2447 or email orientation@une.edu. You can also follow us on Instagram @UNEOrientation to see some fun updates.

How do I register for Fall Orientation?

You do not need to register for Fall Orientation. All students coming to the University of New England will automatically be enrolled. Fall Orientation begins with residence hall move-in.

You will be contacted over the summer with details.

What happens if my schedule prevents me from attending Orientation in August?

If your schedule prevents you from attending Fall Orientation, please email orientation@une.edu.

How do I register for a Nuts and Bolts Information Session?

You can register for a one-day Nuts and Bolts Information Session by completing this online form.

Dates for these events are June 18, June 25, July 16, July 23, as well as a virtual option on August 4. 

How do I register for Pre-Orientation Trailblazer Trips?

Register for a Pre-Orientation Trailblazer trip at https://une.universitytickets.com/.

Regardless of which one you choose, all Trailblazer trips have a cost of $125. For descriptions of each of our trips please visit https://une.universitytickets.com/.

Trailblazer trip dates are June 20–24, June 27–July 1, July 11–15, July 18–22, and July 25–29. 

How do I make sure I can live with someone of my choice?

Once you have received your confirmation email from our office, you will find links to the housing contract and various required forms which will need to be completed prior to your Orientation Session.

If you have any issues with the forms or contract, please call the Office of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life at (207) 602-2272 or email housing-office@une.edu.

Learn more about housing at UNE

I am interested in a Living Learning Community or themed housing option. How do I apply?

To apply for a Living Learning Community (LLC) or themed housing option, please visit our housing portal and complete the application. These specialized options provide first-year students with an introductory leadership opportunity with specific, themed programs over the course of the academic year.

How do I get a parking permit?

Parking permits are purchased through the Office of Safety and Security. Residential and commuting students bringing their cars to campus are required to purchase a parking permit.

More information about parking permits and parking incentives will come out in the summer and permits will go on sale in early August. 

When will I receive my schedule for the fall semester?

A professional academic advisor will contact you in early summer and work with you to build a fall course schedule.


How can I view my schedule?

You can view your class schedule and other important information on U-Online. Log in with your UNE username and the same password as your email account. Class schedules can be found by going to Student Services > Registration > Student Schedule by Date and Time. 

How can I purchase a dining plan?

If you are a residential student, you will automatically have a meal plan on your student ID card. For commuting students, you have the option to purchase a meal plan to use while you’re on campus. This can be done on https://unedining.catertrax.com/. Once on the website, under the Dining Plans menu select Purchase a Commuter, Faculty, Staff Plan. 

How do I get a job on campus?

Contact the Office of Student Financial Services to see if you’re eligible for Federal Work Study and to see current on-campus job openings.

The Office of Student Financial Services is located on the first floor of Decary Hall and open Monday–Friday 8:30-4:30 p.m. 

How do I find internship/research/study abroad opportunities?

Internship information can be found at the Internship Office located on the second floor of the Danielle N. Ripich Commons.

Information about study abroad opportunities can be found at the Global Education Desk on the second floor of the Commons. During the day, students that have gone abroad will be available to speak with there. Look out for information sessions about different study abroad opportunities like semester-long or travel courses.

For research opportunities, you should reach out to your professors or any professor that you wish to conduct research with. 

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