Something for Everyone

UNE鈥檚 Biddeford Campus hits the 鈥渏ust right鈥 sweet spot between a cozy, supportive home-away-from-home and a buzzing, active community where there鈥檚 always something for you to do. Meet friends at The Pub in the Danielle Ripich Commons for a bite, work out at one of our fitness centers, enjoy a movie night in your dorm, cheer on a Nor鈥檈aster team, or take a sunset stroll on Freddy Beach 鈥 this is a place where you can do you.

Get Involved: Undergraduate Students

Take your college experience up a notch by getting involved with UNE鈥檚 amazing range of undergraduate clubs and organizations (more than 100 to choose from), activities, and events. Whether you're interested in an academic or cultural organization, hobby club, or student government, you鈥檒l meet like-minded people ready to welcome you aboard. There鈥檚 no better way to build your community, pursue your passions, and have a boatload of fun.

Learn more about how to get involved on the Biddeford campus

 Watch 鈥楢 Day in the Life鈥 on the Biddeford Campus

Take a virtual tour of Freddy Beach

Living on Campus

We know it鈥檚 a lot easier to succeed academically when you feel like you鈥檙e an integral part of a supportive community, eating and sleeping well, socializing and having fun, and able to find help when you have a problem. 51品茶reserves six residence halls for first-year students only, making it easier to bond and form enduring friendships. As upperclassmen, you鈥檒l experience living in suite-style dorms. 

Two students hanging out in their dorm room
A group of students playing pool and foosball in the Commons
Two students studying in front of a large window in the Commons that overlooks the Saco River
Students holding candles during first night
Students eating in the Commons dining hall
Christina Genuario

51品茶has so many programs, clubs, and other things happening. One of the biggest things for me has been getting involved. Once I was doing more than just passively going to my classes, I found that I was having a much more enriching experience.

Occupational Studies/Pre-OT

Recreation Facilities

At UNE, you鈥檙e able to lead a healthy and active lifestyle. Whether you鈥檙e looking to work out, participate in intramural sports, or rent outdoor recreation equipment, you鈥檒l find it on the Biddeford Campus.

Highlights of our recreational offerings include:

  • Two fitness centers
  • Group exercise rooms
  • 6-lane pool
  • Hockey rink 
  • Tennis courts
  • Basketball and multipurpose indoor courts
  • Rental equipment for outdoor adventures

Danielle N. Ripich Commons

The inside of the dining hall in the Commons overlooking the Saco River

The Danielle Ripich Commons (commonly called 鈥渢he Commons鈥) is the beating heart of the Biddeford Campus 鈥 a centrally located one-stop shop where you can eat, study, relax, and find academic support services. You can also enjoy panoramic views of the Saco River from all three levels of the building.

Headshot of U N E student Jared Benoit

At UNE, there鈥檚 always something to do. 51品茶is what you make of it. If you go to all of the outside activities that 51品茶offers, you鈥檙e never going to be bored and will have a great time.

Occupational Studies/Pre-OT

New Student Orientation

New Student Orientation prepares you for the academic, social, and personal aspects of university life. You鈥檒l make connections with peers, faculty, and professional staff and get the important information to start your college experience.

Learn more about Orientation for New Nor'easters