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Abbreviations:

UMSUniversity of Maine System
UMAUniversity of Maine at Augusta
UMFUniversity of Maine at Farmington
UMFKUniversity of Maine at Fort Kent
UMMUniversity of Maine at Machias
UMUniversity of Maine
USMUniversity of Southern Maine
UMPIUniversity of Maine at Presque Isle
APAdvanced Placement
AP4MEOnline Advanced Placement Course for Maine High School Students
CEConcurrent Enrollment- A Concurrent enrollment class is defined as a college class taken at your high school and taught by a college-approved high school teacher.

Fall 2023

DateEvent
August 28Classes Begin
September 18-22Summer Grades Uploaded to ExplorEC 
September 22UMPI CE Application Deadline
Sept 25-Oct 6Harvest Break for Northern Maine Schools- College Classes ARE in Session
September 30UMF CE Application Deadline
October 1UM/UMM/UMFK CE Application Deadline
October 8UMA/USM CE Application Deadline 
October 9-10Fall Break- No Classes
October 15CE Roster Verification Must Be Completed 
November 3ExplorEC Portal Open for Spring Course Applications 
November 10Veterans Day Observed- No Classes
November 22-26Thanksgiving Break- No Classes 
December 8Last Day of Classes
December 11-15Final Exams
December 22Grades Due from Professors

Spring 2024

DateEvent
January 9Completed Applications** Due by 11:59 pm for Full Semester Online & On-Campus Spring Courses
January 15-19Fall Grades Uploaded to ExplorEC
January 16Spring Courses Begin 
February 8UMA CE Application Deadline
February 9ExplorEC Portal Open for Summer Course Applications
February 9UMFK CE Roster Verification Deadline
February 15CE Roster Verification Must Be Completed 
February 19Presidents’ Day- No Classes
February 20-24High School Vacation- College Classes ARE in Session 
March 11-15Spring Break- No Classes 
April 5ExplorEC Portal Open for Fall Applications
April 15-19High School Vacation- College Classes ARE in Session
April 26Last Day of Classes
April 29-May 3Final Exams 
May 10Final Grades Due from Professors
May 17Seniors Request Official Transcripts for College
May 28-31Spring Grades Uploaded to ExplorEC

**A completed application includes the following:

  • Student signature
  • Parent consent
  • School counselor or homeschool parent approval
  • Prerequisite documentation (if necessary) which could include:
    • Placement test results
    • Transcripts (if the course is completed outside of the UMS)
    • AP exam results
    • SAT/ACT scores
    • Any other course specific requirements
  • We cannot make exceptions for incomplete or late applications. Applications that are not completed by the deadline will be marked “Late Application” in the ExplorEC Portal and will NOT be processed for enrollment. 

Summer 2024

DateEvent
May 6Summer Semester Begins
May 27Memorial Day- No Classes 
June 19Juneteenth- No Classes
July 4Independence Day- No Classes
August 27thCompleted Applications** Due by 11:59 pm for Full Semester Online & On-Campus Fall Courses

Fall 2024

DateEvent

Spring 2025

DateEvent

**A completed application includes the following:

  • Student signature
  • Parent consent
  • School counselor or homeschool parent approval
  • Prerequisite documentation (if necessary) which could include:
    • Placement test results
    • Transcripts (if the course is completed outside of the UMS)
    • AP exam results
    • SAT/ACT scores
    • Any other course specific requirements
  • We cannot make exceptions for incomplete or late applications. Applications that are not completed by the deadline will be marked “Late Application” in the ExplorEC Portal and will NOT be processed for enrollment.