The Writing Center supports students, faculty, and staff in the UMA community with their writing projects by offering one-to-one distance and in-person tutoring, classroom workshops and presentations, and context-specific writing resources.

Writing Center tutors are UMA students trained in providing feedback for writing projects across the UMA curriculum as well as for personal and professional writing.

214 Belfast Hall
Monday – Thursday 9:00 – 3:00
(207) 262-7756

Email consultation instructions

  • Send your writing project draft to
  • Include the course name and number and the written assignment
  • Receive feedback on your work within 2 business days.

Google Hangouts are available to discuss your writing projects with a tutor in a synchronous online format. Call us to schedule a session.

Faculty interested in finding out how the Writing Center can support student writing in their courses or programs should contact Gillian Jordan at

Helpful Writing Resources:

  • Students with writing assignments can email their drafts to the UMA Augusta Writing Center. Or if in the Augusta area, meet in-person with a tutor on Mondays all summer long! Check out the Augusta Campus Writing Center.
  • MLA is not the misspelled prefix ‘mal’ meaning bad. It’s the Modern Language Association, and it’s a great way to easily cite sources. Here are a couple of resources for all things MLA:
  • Does APA stand for Anxiety Pressure Attack? If you think so, take a deep breath and check out these resources for APA (American Psychological Association) citation guidelines. Pretty soon, you’ll turn APA into your A Plus Advantage!