Welcome to the UMA Lewiston Center!

'UMA Lewiston Center'

UMA Lewiston Center is one of eight centers around Maine where people can take courses, pursue degrees, and receive all the support they need to earn a degree close to home and on schedules that fit into their family and work lives. Courses are taught by faculty onsite, online, via interactive television or two-way videoconferencing. In addition to offering face-to-face courses, this location has full student support services including academic advising, admissions support, financial-aid assistance, billing, and tutoring services. Our UMA Lewiston Center located on the USM Lewiston-Auburn Campus allows area students to complete all of UMA’s distance education programs here without having to travel to Augusta.

  • We have served the Lewiston/Auburn area for more than 25 years.
  • We also have distance learning sites in Casco and Livermore Falls.
  • We provide local access to more than 60 university degree and certificate programs.
  • We offer small class sizes, personalized services, tutoring in math and writing, and Osher scholarships.
  • Students can select from 500+ classes in flexible formats, including a number of traditional onsite classes.


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Center Calendar


  • HOPE Financial Assistance Information Session

    Aug 181:00 pm - 2:00 pm

    There are two different times you can attend this virtual event:

    1:00 - 2:00 pm - Zoom link: https://tinyurl.com/y6jv9n8g

    or

    6:00 - 7:00 pm - Zoom link: https://tinyurl.com/y65krwz4

    Higher Opportunity for Pathways to Employment (HOPE) is a program through DHHS that helps Maine families pursue training and education beyond high school. HOPE provides financial support to eligible parents for costs related to training and education to help parents enroll in an complete their training or education program.

    To qualify:

    *You are a parent or caretaker relative of a minor child

    *You are at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level

    *You are not receiving a monthly TANF or PaS cash benefit

    *You are enrolled in or have been accepted to an eligible training or education program

    FMI on this program, including questions regarding qualifications, we encourage you to attend this virtual information session which will be held via Zoom. If you are unable to attend, but would like more information on the program, email dori.lynn@maine.edu

    See more details

  • HOPE Financial Assistance Information Session

    Aug 186:00 pm - 7:00 pm

    There are two different times you can attend this virtual event:

    1:00 - 2:00 pm - Zoom link: https://tinyurl.com/y6jv9n8g

    or

    6:00 - 7:00 pm - Zoom link: https://tinyurl.com/y65krwz4

    Higher Opportunity for Pathways to Employment (HOPE) is a program through DHHS that helps Maine families pursue training and education beyond high school. HOPE provides financial support to eligible parents for costs related to training and education to help parents enroll in an complete their training or education program.

    To qualify:

    *You are a parent or caretaker relative of a minor child

    *You are at or below 185% of the Federal Poverty Level

    *You are not receiving a monthly TANF or PaS cash benefit

    *You are enrolled in or have been accepted to an eligible training or education program

    FMI on this program, including questions regarding qualifications, we encourage you to attend this virtual information session which will be held via Zoom. If you are unable to attend, but would like more information on the program, email dori.lynn@maine.edu

    See more details

  • New Student Orientation - via Zoom

    Aug 219:00 am - 10:30 am

    UMA Lewiston Center Fall 2020 ONLINE Group Orientation by Zoom

    New UMA students planning to attend classes or get support services from our UMA Lewiston Center are encouraged to attend one of our New Student Virtual Orientations. Go here to register: https://tinyurl.com/yaaqdkc5

    Once registered, you will receive an E-Mail with information on how to join your chosen orientation, including the Zoom link, prior to the scheduled orientation. Please be sure to go to your UMS Portal and log into Zoom if you are not currently familiar with it. If you would like to set up a practice Zoom meeting before orientation to become more comfortable with it, please reach out to Lynn at the UMA Lewiston Center at lpoor@maine.edu or call 753-6600.

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  • New Student Orientation - via Zoom

    Aug 256:00 pm - 7:30 pm

    UMA Lewiston Center Fall 2020 ONLINE Group Orientation by Zoom

    New UMA students planning to attend classes or get support services from our UMA Lewiston Center are encouraged to attend one of our New Student Virtual Orientations. Go here to register: https://tinyurl.com/yaaqdkc5

    Once registered, you will receive an E-Mail with information on how to join your chosen orientation, including the Zoom link, prior to the scheduled orientation. Please be sure to go to your UMS Portal and log into Zoom if you are not currently familiar with it. If you would like to set up a practice Zoom meeting before orientation to become more comfortable with it, please reach out to Lynn at the UMA Lewiston Center at lpoor@maine.edu or call 753-6600.

    See more details