Fall 2021 Arrival Information

The UMF arrival Date for all incoming International/NSE Students and Scholars is Tuesday, August 24, 2021.

  • Request a pick up on Tuesday, August 24 in Portland, Maine by completing the Arrival Form.
  • Pick-ups are available from 10:00 am to 11:00 am on Tuesday, August 24 ONLY.
  • If you arrive later than 11:00 am, you will need to find your own transportation to UMF and must arrive no later than 2:30 p.m. at UMF in time for the Mandatory Orientation program.
  • *Please note that Residence Hall move-in time is scheduled between 12:30 pm and 1:00 pm on Tuesday, August 24, 2021 ONLY. Earlier move-in is not available.

Arrival at Portland International Jetport (PWM):
If you will fly into Portland, Maine on Tuesday, August 24, schedule your arrival for no later than 9:00 am to allow time to collect baggage and be ready for pickup between 10:00 and 11:00 am.

Arrival into Portland Transportation Center (Concord Coach Lines Bus) or Greyhound Bus Station-Portland:
If you will take a bus from New York, NY, or Boston, MA to Portland, Maine schedule your arrival for no later than 9:55 am to be ready for pickup at between 10:00 and 11:00 am.

Concord Coach Lines

Greyhound Bus

Stay Overnight in Portland:

If you need to stay overnight in Portland, here are some of the hotels close to the airport.

Contact the Office of Global Education if you have any questions about your arrival to UMF: Telephone: (207) 778-7122 Email: exchangeprograms@umf.maine.edu

Required Arrival Form

Submit your arrival details using the Arrival Form no later than July 20, 2021

You must complete this form, even if you do not require a pickup, and will arrive on your own at UMF no later than 2:30 p.m. on Tuesday, August 24.


Fall 2021 International & NSE Student/Scholar Orientation

Orientation Brochure Available HERE 

New International and NSE Student/Scholar Orientation will begin at 12:30 pm on Tuesday, August 24, 2021, at UMF. Because UMF is 2 hours away from Portland, Maine (airport/bus stations), most students/scholars will need/want to utilize our pickup service, as there is no public transportation to bring you from Portland to Farmington.