How to Register for Courses


  • Register Online with MaineStreet

Students with an active MaineStreet account can register online using MaineStreet.


*Students who do not visit campus and are taking online classes may obtain a MaineCard. Access the UMaineOnline Student form to apply for one through the MaineCard Service Center.

*Tuition for courses that are affiliated with the University of Maine is billed to you. Please visit the bursar for more financial information.

*If you would like assistance in choosing a course, please contact us. We are happy to help!

Obtain your books by contacting the UMaine Bookstore.

Note: The University of Maine reserves the right to cancel course offerings, set minimum and maximum size of classes, change designated instructors in courses, and make decisions affecting the academic standing of anyone participating in a course or program offered by UMaine.

If you are registering for a Graduate level course (500-600) please read these guidelines.


If you are a first-year student in a declared major AND registering for the first time, you must contact your department to complete the registration process.

  • Online Registration

Undergraduate Level Courses – Complete and submit this Online Registration Form.

Graduate Level Courses –  Online Graduate application.   This application contains modules for degree, certificate, and non-degree students.

  • Walk-In Registration

You may pick up registration forms at the DLL Advising Center (122 Chadbourne Hall, UMaine Campus, Orono). Completed registration materials may be submitted at that time or you may mail them in later. REGISTER EARLY to ensure that a place will be available in the course(s) you want.

  • Phone-In Registration

Students can register the easy way by using the telephone. If you’re too busy or too far away to come to the campus to register, just dial 207.581.5858. UMaineOnline staff will be taking calls from 8:00 a.m.–4:30 p.m. Monday–Friday. Please have your course registration form completed when you call. Telephone registration is a great way to REGISTER EARLY and to ensure a place in the course(s) you want. Choose a course and give us a call! Or contact us at