Gabby BeaudoinGabby Beaudoin (she/her)

Major:  Psychology

Year:  Senior

Campus Activities: Psychology Club, Admissions Office Senior Admissions Fellow, Clinical Child and Adolescent Research Lab, Wilson Scholar

Favorite Thing About UMF: One of my many favorite things about UMF is that there are many opportunities to connect with professors, staff, people in the community, and other professionals to develop academic and career experience and skills.

Why I chose to be an Orientation Leader: I wanted to be an orientation leader for this spring semester because my experience with this past fall orientation was so wonderful. Being able to welcome new students to this amazing campus brings me so much joy and it feels great to be around all the new energy that comes with students who are here for the first time.

Tracy BuntingTracy Bunting (she/her)

Major:  Secondary Education: Social Studies

Year:  Senior

Campus Activities: Transfer Nontraditional Club, Sigma Tau Delta, student employee in campus mailroom

Favorite Thing About UMF: We have small classes and professors that care.

Why I chose to be an Orientation Leader: I want new students to feel comfortable here.


Kat FeeKat Fee (they/them)

Major:  Anthropology and Geology

Year:  Sophomore

Campus Activities: Geology club and Anthropology club

Favorite Thing About UMF: I love how homey the school is and how the faculty in my major seem like family to the major and each other.

Why I chose to be an Orientation Leader: I love to help incoming students find their home in the school and small town.

Aubrey MerrittAubrey Merritt

Major:  Secondary Education: English

Year:  Sophomore

Campus Activities:  I am a member of the Student Senate, the Journalism Club, and work on campus at the Spenciner Curriculum Center.

Favorite Thing About UMF:  My favorite thing about UMF is how passionate the faculty is about their job and the subjects they teach. They are not only genuinely interested in what they teach, but helping you understand the material.

Why I chose to be an Orientation Leader:  Because it’s important to me that all incoming students feel comfortable and welcomed to our community.

Anything Else to Share?:  Don’t be afraid to ask for help! UMF has an amazing support system. From the counseling offices to career services, if you need anything, there is definitely someone on campus who can help.

Brandon ReedBrandon Reed (he/him)

Major:  Political Science

Year:  Junior

Campus Activities: President & Co-Founder of the College Independents, UMF Program Director, 2021 Newman Civic Fellow

Favorite Thing About UMF: My favorite thing about UMF is how close we all are. We have a smaller campus which makes it much easier to form meaningful relationships with students as well as faculty.

Why I chose to be an Orientation Leader: I chose to become an orientation leader because, as a student leader on campus, I feel that it is my responsibility to help other students in any way possible. Your first few days on campus can make all the difference, so I want to make sure that incoming students feel welcomed and appreciated.


Contact Us

If you have any Orientation questions, please contact us.

Remember, if you’re new to UMF, Orientation is for you.

We can’t wait to see you here!

Kirsten Swan
Director of Student Leadership & Service
tel  207-778-7593
TYY (via Maine Relay Service) dial 711