Events with a 💙 are free.
Recreation Center Drop In | 8:30 a.m.–9 p.m. 💙
Drop by the Recreation Center to check out all their services, get your workout in, or get ready for the year ahead.
Bookstore Tent Sale | 7 a.m.–5 p.m.
Grab some UMaine gear for both you and your family at their annual tent fair.
Location: CCA Parking Lot
Orono Farmers Market | 9 a.m.–noon
Visit the Orono Farmers Market every Saturday up until Thanksgiving. Every purchase at the market supports the market’s human-scale producers — you make a real difference each time you support a local farmer.
Location: Steamplant Parking Lot
Orientation Help Desk | 10 a.m.–2 p.m. 💙
Team Maine and our friendly team from Admissions will be standing by to answer all your questions, provide campus, tours, and much more. Check them out in the Memorial Union lobby.
Ice Skating | 1–3 p.m. 💙
Head over to the Alfond Arena for free ice skating.
Campus-wide Scavenger Hunt | 1–4 p.m. 💙
Drop in at the mall to grab a scavenger hunt list, have fun exploring the campus, and come back when you’re done for ice cream and lawn games. Hosted by Chi Alpha Campus Ministry.
Dorm Decorations | 1–3 p.m. 💙
The Campus Activities Board wants to get crafty with you. Stop by to check out all their events for the fall.
Planetarium Shows | Various Times
Step into space with these astronomy shows. Register here: https://astro.umaine.edu/
1 p.m.: EXO: Are We Alone?
2:30 p.m.: Dream to Fly
4 p.m.: Black Holes
Out-of-State Meeting | 3–4 p.m. 💙
Are you from out-of-state? Stop by this meeting to meet other folks from “away” and make a few connections as well.
Location: Bangor Room
It’s time for a party. On the hill that is! Join us up on Hilltop for a downhill luge race and a silent disco with our favorite DJs from WMEB.
Location: Hilltop Quad and Outside Recreation Center
Visit the Student Life website for details of all the events planned for the Week of Welcome.