Important Dates to View or Download (PDF): Fall 2019

UMF Calendar Notes from 2019-2020

Saturday, August 31, 2019 New students move into the residence halls – opening at 8:30am
Sat, Aug 31 – Mon, Sept 2, 2019 New Student Orientation
Monday, September 2, 2019 Returning students move into the residence halls – opening at 9am
Monday, September 2, 2019 Labor Day
Tuesday, September 3, 2019 First day of Fall classes
Friday, September 6, 2019 Last Day to Add a First-Half Semester Course
Varies with course start date * Last Day to Drop a First-Half Semester Course
Day after course drop date * Course Withdrawal Period Begins for First-Half Semester Course
Monday, September 9, 2019 Last Day to Add a Full-Semester Course
Monday, September 16, 2019 Last Day to Drop a Full-Semester Course With Reduction in Charges
Tuesday, September 17, 2019 Course Withdrawal Period Begins for Full-Semester Courses
Varies with course start date * Last Day to Withdraw from a First-Half Semester Course
Friday, Sept 27 – Sept 29, 2019 Family & Friends Fall Fest
Mon & Tues October 14-15, 2019 No classes (Columbus Day)
Tuesday, October 22, 2019 First-Half Semester Courses End
Wednesday, October 23, 2019 Second-Half Semester Courses Begin
Monday, October 28, 2019 Last Day to Add a Second-Half Semester Course
Varies with course start date * Last Day to Drop a Second-Half Semester Course
Day after course drop date * Course Withdrawal Period Begins for Second-Half Semester Courses
Varies with course start date * Last Day to Withdraw from a Second-Half Semester Course
Monday, November 11, 2019 Veteran’s Day
Monday, November 18, 2019 Last Day to Withdraw from a Full-Semester Course
Wednesday, Nov 27- Dec 1, 2019 Thanksgiving Break
Monday, December 2, 2019 Classes Resume
Friday, December 13, 2019 Last Day of Classes
Monday, December 16-19, 2019 Finals Week (21st saved for a scheduled snow date)
Saturday, December 21, 2019 Winter Break Begins
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Winter Session Classes Start
Thursday, December 26, 2019 Last Day to Add a Winter Session
Varies with course* Last Day to Drop a Winter Session
Monday, January 13, 2020 Last Day to Withdraw from a Winter Session
Friday, January 17, 2020 Winter Session Classes End
Sunday, January 19, 2020 Winter Break Ends
Monday, January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr Day
Tuesday, January 21, 2020 First Day of Spring Classes
Monday, February 17, 2020 Presidents’ Day
Monday, March 16-20, 2020 Spring Break
Monday, April 20, 2020 Patriots’ Day (classes will be held)
Wednesday, April 22, 2020 Michael D. Wilson Symposium Day
Friday, May 1, 2020 Last day of classes
Monday, May 4-7, 2020 Finals Week
 Saturday, May 9, 2020            UMF 167th Graduation Ceremony  10:30am

Other Notes of General Interest

  • Class schedules may be viewed in your Student Center on MaineStreet.
  •  Textbooks, with the exception of custom course packs printed on campus, are now available for purchase online only.  To look up prices and order textbooks, visit universitystore.umf.maine.edu and click “Textbooks for Fall Term”, then enter course information. Order early to allow time for delivery.  Textbooks can be shipped to your home address or to the UMF University Store for pickup.  Students who wish to order their textbooks by phone can call 877-284-6744.  The University Store has an ordering kiosk in store for anyone who needs assistance ordering books.
  • Students may drop classes during the first two weeks of school and receive an adjustment to charges for full semester courses. The last day for a 100% tuition adjustment for dropping a class is Monday, September 16, 2019.
  • Checks or money orders should be made payable to the “University of Maine Farmington”.
  • If you are eligible for a refund for fall semester, direct deposit is available and enrolling would allow us to deposit the funds directly into your U.S. bank account.  If you do not apply for direct deposit, the refund will be mailed to your mailing address the week before fall 2019 classes start. Any returned refund checks will be available for pickup in the Merrill Center once classes begin.
  • Meal plan changes for on-campus, resident students may be made in the Student Life Office after the Fall Semester begins. No further changes may be made (except adding points) to meal plans for on-campus residents for Fall 2019 after Monday, September 16th, at 4:00 p.m.