If you are a qualified student, we encourage you to apply for admission. Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis, and each application is considered carefully.
If you want to receive financial aid and/or enter a degree program, you must apply for admission through a UMS home campus or to Eastern Maine Community College.

Apply on-line to any University of Maine System campus

Apply on-line to Eastern Maine Community College

All admissions application materials, for any UMS campus should be mailed to:

Application Processing
University of Maine System
P.O. Box 412
Bangor, ME 04402-0412

All admissions application materials for Eastern Maine Community College should be mailed to:

EMCC Admissions – Katahdin Hall
354 Hogan Rd.
Bangor, ME 04401


All full-time, non-degree students and all degree students born after 12/31/56 are required by law to provide proof of immunization.
UMS – Important New Immunization Requirements

EMCC – Immunization Requirements


Have copies of your official transcripts sent directly to the University or Eastern Maine Community College from all of the schools you have previously attended, including: High school, Adult Education, GED test scores (students can send a copy of their own scores) and previous colleges.

Note: High school/Adult Ed. information is required of any student with fewer than 60 credits completed at the college level.


Apply as early as you can!

Admission deadlines vary from one campus to another, so check with the admissions office of the campus to which you are applying.  Generally, it takes about 1-1/2 to 2 months to complete the admission and financial aid application processes, from start to finish.

Application fees: Most campuses charge $40.00 for each application submitted. EMCC charges a $20 application fee.

Application Fee Waivers: The Maine Educational Opportunity Center can provide application fee waivers for eligible prospective students.  Contact: Tina McDonald at 1-800-281-3703

Transferring Credits:

Get the information you need to transfer with confidence–within the University System and to and from other institutions.

AdvantageU. Maine’s Community College to University Guaranteed Admission Program.

Articulation Agreements. To help you reach your educational goals, the University of Maine System has created more than 70 transfer agreements among its universities, with the Maine Community College System, and with other institutions. Please contact a university transfer officer for more information.

International Opportunities. The University of Maine System has opportunities for our students to study in France, Quebec, and other locations.

Shared Processing Center. All transfer applications are processed by the University of Maine System Shared Processing Center (SPC). Admissions criteria and entrance requirements vary by university, please contact the Transfer Contacts for additional information.

Eastern Maine Community College transfer information can be found on EMCC’s website.

The University of Maine System’s transfer equivalency online resource lists courses and their transfer equivalents. By following simple steps, you can have transfer information at your fingertips in minutes, day or night.