The University of Maine at Orono
, established in 1865, is the flagship university of the University of Maine System. It is located in Orono, Maine just outside of Bangor, one of Maine's largest cities. The school has an enrollment of over 11,000 students and is known as
for short.The school's sports teams are called the Black Bears and the school colors are blue & white. They participate in the
NCAA's Division I level, and are members
of the Atlantic 10 Conference, Hockey East, and the America East Conference.