University of Maine at Augusta

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Academic and Career Advising is a developmental process of combining your career goal with your academic plan.  By taking your career goal into consideration, this provides you with the tools to make appropriate academic choices.

Academic Advising – Helping students navigate their educational experience.  Providing advice regarding: program curriculum, FAQ, workshops, policies, academic standing, etc.

Career Connections  – Assisting students with exploring career areas, creating career goals, choosing a major, and developing job search skills.

Prior Learning Assessment and Testing – Offering assessment of prior learning via academic placement testing, CLEP, DANTES, NLN, departmental challange exams, and the portfolio assessment process.



Staff Tricia Dyer, Director of Advising
Laurie Ficker, Assistant Director of Advising and Prior Learning Assessment
Eric Allain, Staff Associate
Jan Bunford, College Success Project Coordinator
Haley Brown, Coordinator of Career Connections
Amy Line, Veteran Success Coordinator
Jaime Spadea, Administrative Assistant I
Marcia Mower, Academic Advisor

Student Center

The University of Maine at Augusta
46 University Drive
Augusta, Maine 04330

Lewiston Hall

UMA Bangor
65 Texas Avenue
Bangor, ME 04401

Phone (207) 621-3149 (207) 262-7805
Office Hours Monday – Thursday 8 am – 6 pm and Fridays 8 am – 5 pm. Monday – Thursday 8:00 am – 2 pm and alternate times by appointment.

For career assistance at your local University College Center, please contact:

UC at Bath/Brunswick
(Midcoast Center for Higher Education)

Shelley Taylor, Student Services Coordinator

or 207-442-7736

UC at East Millinocket

Deb Rountree, Director

or 207-746-5741

UC at Ellsworth
(Hancock County Higher Education Center)

Ann Delaney, Coordinator of Student Services

or 207-667-3897

UC at Houlton
(Houlton Higher Education Center)

Jean Henderson, Coordinator of Student Services

or 207-521-3103

UC at Norway/South Paris
(Western Maine University and Community College Center)

Lisa Cooper, Center Director

or 207-743-9322

UC at Rockland

Glenn Curry, Coordinator of Student Services

or 207-596-6906

UC at Rumford/Mexico

James Bradley, Coordinator of Student Services

or 207-364-7882

UC at Saco/Biddeford

Laurie Grant, Coordinator of Student Services

or 207-282-4111


University of Maine at Augusta