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UMA Ellsworth Center offers local access to the courses and programs of Maine’s seven public universities. Together, these institutions bring a variety of higher education opportunities to Hancock County. Students can choose from hundreds of courses each semester and from degree and certificate programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels.

Each semester more than 500 students participate in the courses and programs of Maine’s public universities at the center. The center offers academic advising, tutoring, study skills workshops, computer access, library services, and other services to support beginning and advanced learners.

  • UMA Ellsworth Center has served the Downeast area for more than 20 years.
  • We provide local access to more than 30 full degree and certificate programs.
  • We offer small class size, personalized services, tutoring in math and writing, Osher scholarships.
  • Onsite, choose from university and community college courses offered each fall and spring semester, morning, afternoon and evening on-site.
  • 500+ courses offered online, via ITV or videoconferencing.

Center Hours

Monday – Thursday
8:00 AM – 7:00 PM

8:00 AM – 4:00 PM


9:00 AM – 12:00 PM by appointment

Contact Us

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UMA Ellsworth Center
Mill Mall
248 State St., Suite 1
Ellsworth, ME 04605

(207) 667-3897

Fax: 207.667-7451

UMA Ellsworth Staff

Sarah “Sally” Daniels

Title: Student Services Coordinator

UMA Ellsworth Center
Phone: (207) 667-3897

Schedule an academic advising meeting with Sally

Lori J. Googins

Title: Director of UMA Ellsworth Center

Lori brings 25 years of experience in higher education to the Ellsworth Center. Lori grew up in Lamoine and is an Ellsworth High School Alumni. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration from the University of Southern Maine, a … Read More

Kimberly J. Leavitt

Title: Administrative Specialist

Kim wears many different hats at UMA Ellsworth Center. Kim helps to problem solve technology issues, trains student workers, creates and maintains the room schedules. Kim also creates the Center’s newsletter, a running power point in the front lobby, and … Read More

Heidi Reinhard

Title: Administrative Specialist

Heidi comes from a holistic health and environmental background. She looks forward to assisting every one that enters the Center in whatever way that she can.