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University of Maine at Farmington
224 Main Street
Farmington, Maine 04938
The University of Maine at Farmington CEEB Code is 3506
Transfer Guides Tool
Each UMaine System campus has a distinctive mission and achieves its educational goals in somewhat different ways. The new Transfer Guides Tool is a quick and clean way to help you see how your coursework at other Maine colleges and universities may fit into a Farmington degree program. We encourage you to use the new Transfer Guides Tool.
The General Education Block
Every student who completes the General Education Block at a UMaine System campus can now transfer that school’s Gen Ed Block to Farmington for General Education credits at UMF — no matter which UMaine System campus you attend. Making it even easier to get here from there.
The UMaine System General Education Transfer Block is a minimum of 35 credits of coursework defined by each institution, with grades of C- or higher in all courses.
Note: The General Education Transfer Block does not necessarily satisfy all Gen Ed requirements, but it satisfies most of them. When you transfer using the Gen Ed Block, you may still have to meet some Farmington-specific requirements. We can walk you through that — just contact us.
- UMaine-Augusta, UMaine-Fort Kent or University of Southern Maine students transferring to Farmington with the Gen Ed Transfer Block must take one additional 4-credit natural science course with a lab.
- UMaine or UMaine-Presque Isle students transferring to Farmington with the Gen Ed Transfer Block must take one additional 4-credit General Education course — a course that would satisfy the open Gen Ed requirement.
- UMaine-Machias students transferring to Farmington with the Gen Ed Transfer Block do not need to take any additional courses to satisfy our General Education requirements.
Please be aware that some Farmington academic programs require courses that also satisfy General Education requirements. Transfer students may have satisfied all Gen Ed requirements as described above and still need additional coursework to satisfy these major-specific requirements.
Let Us Help You
Transferring is a highly individualized process, and sometimes confusing. So let us give you the personal attention you deserve. Just contact us any step along the way. We look forward to meeting you.
Your Personal Transfer Guides
Joe is your primary contact for all things Transfer. Because he transferred to the University of Maine at Farmington himself, Joe knows the UMF transfer terrain first-hand.
He can guide you through the process, answer your important questions, and also tell you how easy it is to transfer to Farmington and what it was like to go to school here: academics, extracurriculars, clubs and organizations, living in the Farmington area and more. Joe works at UMF year-round and is ready to help you on this next step of your academic journey.
Joe is our Assistant Director of Financial Aid. He can help guide you through the financial aid portion of transferring to Farmington.
A lifelong Mainer (a Lawrence H.S. and UMaine grad) Joe has worked in both our Financial Aid Office and in our Admissions Office, giving him a unique insider’s perspective of those key campus departments. After a three-year stint working for the City of Auburn, Maine as a Recreation Specialist, Joe began exploring his growing passion for higher education and was hired on at UMF in August of 2013 as the Admission and Financial Aid Counselor. This position offered valuable experience in college recruitment and retention efforts and provided the ability to guide prospective students and families through the financial aid process. In December of 2016, Joe moved fully to the UMF Financial Aid Office where he works alongside colleagues in Merrill Center, providing guidance on everything from FAFSA filing to loan counseling, to on-campus student employment. Joe lives in Jay, Maine with his wife Rachel, and two young girls, Vera and Nora.
- 2009 BS University of Maine
Office of Admissions
University of Maine at Farmington
246 Main Street
Farmington, Maine USA 04938-1994
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