Learn more about the technology you will need to use or will have access to. These resources include MaineStreet, Blackboard, Kaltura, and more.

Minimum Technology Requirements

The computer must have speakers and a microphone capabilities for Zoom video conferencing. 
Minimum OS: Mac OS X with Mac OS 10.10 and higher. Windows 7 and higher.
Mac OS, Windows OS or Chrome OS computer with: 2.5 GHz Dual Core Intel Core i5 and higher desktop CPU.
Bandwidth Requirements: 2.0 Mbps or faster

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UMaine Portal

The UMaine Portal provides easy access to MaineStreet, Blackboard, Zoom, and more.

We’re Here to Help!

Our advising center can answer all of your questions about UMaineOnline Orientation. Call us at 207.581.5858 or email us at umaineonline@maine.edu. Setup an appointment today – we look forward to speaking with you!


Blackboard (Bb) is a Learning Management System (LMS) used by the University of Maine and is where you may access online coursework for some classes.

Google Apps

As a University of Maine student you will be asked to use Google Suite for email, collaboration on group work, the creation of presentations, etc.  Learn to use these tools efficiently and with confidence.


Find support, tutorials, and access to Zoom web video conferencing. Zoom is a program used to hold meetings with online students used by advisors and instructors.


Access your Media Library through Kaltura. Create a presentation via video recording for class with Kaltura.

Technology Support

Call 1.877.947.4357 or email dlltechhelp@maine.edu for student online course technical support.


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Course Information

Learn more about academic resources available online. These resources include the Bookstore, Course Registration, and more.