UMFK to host open house on Oct. 21

FORT KENT, Maine — The University of Maine at Fort Kent will host its annual Fall Open House for prospective college-bound students on Monday, Oct. 21, to give everyone a chance to experience campus life.

Registration and check-in are from 8:15 a.m. to 9 a.m. in Cyr Hall, followed by a light breakfast and refreshments in the Bengal’s Lair. This will be an opportunity to learn more about the student services that UMFK has to offer. Representatives from various offices will be available to answer questions on topics ranging from residential life, career planning and placement, to financial aid.

The morning will begin with opening welcome remarks from UMFK’s admissions staff in Fox Auditorium, followed by a panel presentation by current students who will talk about UMFK’s campus life.   

Following the panel presentation, prospective students will learn more about the academic programs at UMFK.  The talented faculty who foster academic excellence in the learning environment, will show students and families how learning comes alive at UMFK. There also will be an opportunity for participants to ask questions that can assist them in their educational goals.

Sodexo will serve lunch from 11a.m. to 1 p.m. at UMFK’s Nowland Hall. UMFK Student Admissions Ambassadors also will lead campus tours during this time so those who wish can see the campus and meet with staff.

According to many current and former students, visiting the UMFK campus is the best way to gather information to help with a college search. 

People can register on-line at: The deadline to register is Friday, Oct. 18.  

For more information, please contact UMFK’s Admissions office at 207-834-7600 or email

Submitted by the Marketing and Communication Office of the University of Maine at Fort Kent.

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