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Personalized In-Person Campus Visits & Tours

Our Personalized In-Person Campus Visits & Tours are held on weekdays year-round.

Our In-Person Visits & Tours are by appointment only and there may be certain COVID information you’ll need to know in advance. Click the button below for details and to make an appointment.

We can’t wait to meet you in person and give you a personalized tour around campus.

Arrange an In-Person Campus Visit

Can’t make one of our weekday campus visits? Come on a Saturday

We offer personalized guided campus tours and information sessions on select Saturdays in the Fall. Your visit will include a tour and an info session. You can also grab lunch in the South Dining Hall — on us.

Saturday: October 1, 22, 29  |  November 5  |  December 3, 10

Register for an In-Person Fall Saturday Campus Visit

Of course, you’re always welcome to stroll our open campus whenever you like. Just know that some of our buildings may be closed after-hours and indeed key-card access.

Students and a professor chatting at a picnic tableFall Open Houses – Saturday Oct 15 & Nov 19

Join us at one of our Fall Open Houses for college-bound students and their families. Come see why UMF may be the right fit for you.

In addition to student-guided campus tours, you’ll self-select which information sessions you’d like to attend.

  • Major-specific sessions with faculty and current students
  • Sessions on the admissions process and financial aid
  • What it’s like to be a varsity athlete at a NCAA Div III College
  • Travel courses
  • Student clubs & organizations and more

You’ll also enjoy lunch in our South Dining Hall and have the opportunity to check out the surrounding area.

Fall Open Houses

Student teacher working with a child in a school classroomTeacher Education-focused Open House – Friday, October 21

Think you want to teach? Perfect! You’ve come to the best place.

We invite you to our special Teacher Education-focused Open House — a day designed to provide you with hands-on experiences that will showcase why UMF graduates are such sought after educators. Meet with our Education faculty, current Education students and Education alumni.

They’ll share their experiences and describe the wide array of teacher education opportunities available to you here at UMF: Early Childhood Education, Early Childhood Special Education, Elementary Education, Secondary / Middle Education, School Health Education, Special Eduation, World Languages Education K-12 and more.

Campus tours, lunch in South Dining Hall and separate sessions for families are all part of this special teaching-focused day.

Come find out why UMF is considered one of the premier teacher education schools in New England.

Teacher Education Open House

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Fall Fridays @ Farmington – October 7 thru December 9

Got a Friday free this Fall? Come to the University of Maine at Farmington for a Fall Fridays @ Farmington visit.

Offered most Fridays this Fall — October 7 through December 9 — 10:15am to 12:30pm

  • Join us for a campus tour with a Student Ambassador, followed by a conversation with UMF Admissions staff who will share information about the college search process and help you learn why Farmington may be the right college fit for you.
  • Meet with some professors, Athletics coaches and current students.
  • Afterwards, you and your family can enjoy lunch in our campus dining hall (optional & complimentary).
Fall Fridays @ Farmington

College Fairs & High School Visits

We are also participating in a number of College Fairs and High School visits. These include NACAC College Fairs, NEACAC College Fairs, Big Future Day Fairs, the UMaine System’s own On Track for College – Maine Fair. Plus a slew of high school visits in Maine and other states.

College Fairs & HS Visits

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We know you have a lot of questions. And to help, we’ve set up our new Admissions Live Chat feature.

If we’re unable to answer your question right away, we’ll contact the appropriate person and follow up with a personalized email or phone call.

If you’re visiting this site outside our normal Admissions Live Chat hours, you can complete one of the forms below and we’ll have someone get back to you.

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Lisa Ellrich, Director of Admissions
Lisa Ellrich, Director of Admissions

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Office of Admissions
University of Maine at Farmington
246 Main Street
Farmington, Maine USA 04938-1994
tel  207-778-7050
fax  207-778-8182
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