New online students at the University of Maine are strongly encouraged to complete the online orientation in order to prepare for the transition to online learning. This website is designed as a go-to source of information for UMaineOnline and ☸  UMaine Machias students.

Please note prompts in italics with the wheel special character (☸ ) for UMaine Machias students throughout the orientation pages.

Please proceed to the first step: Getting Started

Welcome to UMaineOnline!

Number1Getting Started

Start your adventure by activating your accounts, getting your MaineCard or                  ClipperCard, 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 Setup an appointment today – we look forward to speaking with you!

Number2 Technology Information

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

Number3Course Information

Learn more about academic resources available online. These resources include the Bookstore, Math Placement, and more.

Number4Financial Resources

Learn more about the financial resources available. You will find information about the Financial Terms and Conditions, Funding, Online Payment, and more.

Tools for Success

Learn about the available tools and resources to be a successful student. Resources include Time Management and Academic Integrity tips, Tutoring, Fogler or Merrill Library, Accessibility Services, and more.

Complete Orientation

Finish the online orientation by completing the post-orientation form. This will allow you to summarize what you learned from this online orientation and let our advisors know if there are any additional questions they can answer for you. We look forward to hearing from you!


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Getting Started

Start your adventure as a Black Bear by activating your accounts, getting your MaineCard or ClipperCard, and more.