Welcome New Nor'easters: Spring 2024

We are so excited that you will be joining the UNE family. Use this information as a guide for important next steps.

Next Steps for accepted students entering Spring 2024

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Step 1

Make it Official: Submit Your Enrollment Deposit

Submit your enrollment deposit to guarantee your place in the incoming class. Your enrollment deposit includes a $300 tuition deposit and a $200 campus housing deposit, if you’ll be living on campus. Once your enrollment deposit is received, you are eligible to complete the Housing and Dining contract and register for new student orientation. 

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Step 2

Apply for Financial Aid

By filing a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form, you’ll be considered for all types of aid, including grants and scholarships, federal loans, and federal work study.


Contact Student Financial Services at (207) 602-2342 or sfs@une.edu for more information.

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Step 3

Complete Your Academic File

Be sure to submit the following information to the Office of Undergraduate Admissions:

  • Official final high school transcript
  • Advanced Placement scores if applicable
  • Official transcripts for college classes taken for credit


For more information, contact the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at admissions@une.edu or (207) 602-2847.

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Step 4

Apply for a Housing and Meal Plan


If you will be living on campus, complete a Housing and Dining Service Application and Contract to select roommate and residence hall preferences. The application is available once your enrollment deposit is received.

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Meal Plans and Dining

If you will be living on campus, you will be assigned a meal plan. The plan includes a set number of meals per week in the dining hall, flexible spending dollars for on-campus dining, and Nor'easter Dollars for select off-campus restaurants in the area.

You can change your meal plan at the beginning of the semester. For more information about the dining facilities and meal plans visit Dining Services.


For more information contact the Office of Housing and Residential/Commuter Life at housing-office@une.edu or (207) 602-2272.

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Step 5

Attend Orientation

New Student Orientation prepares you for the academic, social, and personal aspects of university life. You’ll make connections and get the important information you’ll need to start at UNE. Attendance is required for all incoming undergraduate students, including first-time college students and transfer students.

Register for New Student Orientation — Spring Entry: Tuesday, January 16, 2024


For more information about Orientation contact us at (207) 602-2447 or orientation@une.edu.

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Step 6

Submit Your Health Forms

As a new student, you are required by the State of Maine and UNE to submit the following:

Health forms

Complete and submit the following forms, which can be accessed at the Student Health Center website.

Health History:

  • Immunization Form for Arts and Sciences Students
  • Immunization Form for Health Professions Students
  • Physical Form
  • A photocopy of your health insurance card
Health insurance

As a UNE student, you are required to have health insurance. You have the option to:

  • Purchase health insurance through UNE
  • Waive the UNE plan, if you are already insured


If you have questions contact Student Health Services at (207) 602-2358 or visit the Student Health Center website.