Off-Campus Adventures

Dining

Because communal dining is one of the biggest challenges to our campus bubble, we’ve made adjustments this year to options for eating on campus. 

As you think about meals, please be aware that for this year, families and alumni will not be able to eat in Commons or the Den, and we will not offer the Harvest Dinner. We will host a limited number of pre-registered guests at the BrewFestGrill on Saturday, October 30.

If you’ve already made your lodging reservations, making dining arrangements is another step to check off your list as soon as possible. These resources may help:

You may find that Maine restaurants – as is the case in so many other areas right now – are experiencing supply chain issues and challenges with staffing. We encourage you to confirm restaurant schedules and availability independently. Thank you for your patience and understanding with our local restaurateurs, who look forward to welcoming you.

Things To Do

There are many activities to explore near campus from outlet shopping and peaceful nature walks to arts & culture museums. There are also several nearby apple orchards where you can experience the quintessential fall activity of picking your own apples.

Consider a few more ideas that may require a little more travel and exploration: