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UMA Rockland Center
October 5 • 2022

What's New

Important Spring Semester Dates

Get Ready for Spring Semester

Important Registration Dates


Creating a wish list is an important way to electronically save your class choices in your Maine Street Student Center so that it is quick & easy to register for the upcoming semester.  Wish Lists open for spring on Monday, October 24th! Make an advising appointment now to speak with Katie or Chip ~ they can review your degree progress and help you to build your wish list.
Nov 7 Registration Starts Degree Students
Nov 14 Registration Starts for All Students
Jan 17 Spring Semester Begins
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URock is planning fall programming around our most popular majors: Mental Health & Human Services, CIS/Cybersecurity and Liberal Studies. Please take the 60-second survey below so we can make sure that we are setting up programming that works for you!
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The Strand Theatre Rockland ME 207.594.0070 345 Main St.

FREE Strand Tickets

First Come, First Serve


Currently-enrolled URock students can receive two FREE tickets to see the play For The Next Guy at the Strand Theatre! Norman Kehling survived 30 years of incarceration at the Maine State Prison, seven of which were spent in isolation. This original play is an uncensored account of those years and the chaotic childhood that preceded them.
The URock SA is raffling off 3 pairs of tickets - 1 pair for each of the following show dates & times: Friday 10/7 (7pm); Saturday 10/8 (7pm); or Sunday 10/9 (1pm). 
Call (or stop by) the URock office to reserve your 2 tickets - must be picked up by Friday 3pm.  First come, first serve!  207.596.6906
UMA Fall Break - October 10th & 11th

UMA Fall Break Next Week

October 10th & 11th


In observance of Indigenous Peoples' Day, we will be closed Monday, October 10th. UMA Rockland will be open Tuesday, October 11th (9am-5pm), but no classes will be held that day.
URock's Family Corn Maze Trip. October 14, 2022. Beth's Farm Market.

Free Corn Maze Tickets

For you & your family


Mark your calendar for visiting the corn maze at Beth's Farm Market Friday, October 14th! (Guests must enter the maze no later than 4:30pm) Currently-enrolled UMA Rockland students: please RSVP below and your whole family can go for free!
Sign Up for Beth's Corn Maze
Financial Aid - File Now!

23/24 FAFSA Available

File Now!


The 2023-24 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is now available. The earlier you file, the more grants, scholarships, and loans you could receive. (The 23/24 FAFSA is based off your 2021 tax info)

Need assistance filing your FAFSA? Dori Leadbetter of the Maine Educational Opportunity Center (MEOC) is here at URock Thursdays 10am-2pm ready to help. Call our office (or email Dori) to make an appointment (207.596.6906).
Join URock's Students in Recovery Group

Recruiting Members

If you are a URock student in recovery, we would like to support you on your educational journey. Contact Katie to join the Students in Recovery Group!
In Session | UMA's mental health and wellness podcast. Follow the link below to tune in: https://in-session.podbean.com/

Weekly Podcast

Did you know UMA has a weekly podcast on Mental Health and Wellbeing? Tune in today!
Mental Health & Wellbeing Podcast
FAME logo - Finance Authority of Maine

FAME Webinar

Navigating Financial Aid


Paying for higher education can seem challenging, but there are steps you can take to make it affordable. Register below for the FAME webinar on Friday, October 7th at 12pm to learn more about financial aid, including how to navigate the process and maximize eligibility.
FAME Webinar Registration

Office & Center Hours

OFFICE
Mon 8a-7p
Tue 8a-5pm
           
Wed 8a-6p                Thu 7:30a-7p             Fri 8am-3p
CENTER
Mon 8a-8p
Tue 8a-5pm
           
Wed 8a-7p                Thu 7:30a-8p             Fri 8a-3p
Closed Weekends & Holidays

Contact us

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Upcoming

10/5 English/Writing Tutor (3:30-5:30p)
10/5 Math Tutor (4-6p)
10/6 Financial Aid Advisor (10a-2p)
10/10 Indigenous Peoples' Day - URock Closed
10/11 Fall Break - No Classes
10/12 English/Writing Tutor (3:30-5:30p)
10/12 Math Tutor (4-6p)
10/13 Financial Aid Advisor (10a-2p)
10/14 Corn Maze at Beth's Farm Market
10/19 English/Writing Tutor (3:30-5:30p)
10/19 Math Tutor (4-6p)
10/20 Financial Aid Advisor (10a-2p)
10/24 Wish Lists Open
10/26 English/Writing Tutor (3:30-5:30p)
10/26 Math Tutor (4-6p)
10/27 Financial Aid Advisor (10a-2p)
For event details, visit our Center Calendar. 

Resources

Student tech hub

UMA Student Tech Hub

Quick access to info on Brightspace, Wifi, & Devices.
Tech Hub

Tech Support

Dori Leadbetter

Financial Aid Support

The MEOC has an online application for its services. Dori Leadbetter, advisor with the MEOC, is here at URock Thursdays 10a-2p if you'd like to schedule an in-person appointment. She is also available to meet with students via phone or Zoom.
Please reach out if you need help filing your FAFSA.
To schedule an appointment, call URock (207.596.6906) or Dori's cell (207.356.2096)
Online MEOC Application

Partners

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United Midcoast Charities

With the generosity of United Midcoast Charities, the UMA Rockland Center has the capacity to cover the cost of one course to support students in Knox or Waldo counties who wish to re-enter college after a life-changing event interrupted their academic pursuits.
Contact us for details.
New Ventures Maine

New Ventures Maine

Free assistance with Career and Education Planning, Personal Money Management, and support through life challenges and navigating change is available from New Ventures Maine
Appointments by phone or by Zoom are available. FMI, contact Lisa Archer.

Maine Department of Labor

Maine Career Center provides a variety of employment and training services at no charge for Maine workers and businesses
All services are available online.
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