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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

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

greg clement

Gregory Clement

Student Services Coordinator

Lori Googins

Lori J. Googins

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 Master’s Degree in Education from the University of Maine, and a Doctorate of Philosophy in … Read More
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Justin Muniz

Administrative Specialist CL2