Rumford Dam

UMA Rumford Center is one of eight UMA 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 on-site, online,  and via videoconferencing.

  • UMA Rumford has served the western Maine mountains for more than 20 years.
  • We also provide student support services to students in the Oxford Hills area.
  • We have distance learning sites in Bethel and South Paris.
  • We provide local access to more than 60 full degree and certificate programs.
  • We offer small class size, personalized services, tutoring in math and writing, and many scholarships.
  • 500+ courses offered online, via videoconferencing and onsite.

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Center Hours

Mon 8:00am -4:00pm
Tue 8:00am -7:00pm
Wed 8:00am -4:00pm
Thurs 8:00am – 7:00pm
Friday 8:00am -4:00pm

Holidays Closed: May 27 – Memorial Day, June 19 Juneteenth Holiday, July 4th


Computer Lab:
Only currently registered UMS students can use the computer lab.

Proctored Exams:
Students must make appointments, at least 24 hours in advance, to take proctored exams.


UMA Rumford Center

60 Lowell Street
Rumford, ME 04276

Contact us to learn more about becoming a UMA student or to answer any of your questions.
(207) 364-7882

Fax: 207-364-8377

UMA Rumford Staff

James Bradley

James F. Bradley

Regional Director of UMA Centers Inland, Director of UMA’s Centers in Lewiston and Rumford 

Jim can be reached in Rumford at 364-7882, and in Lewiston at 753-6600. Due to him covering multiple locations, for the quickest response we encourage you to email him at

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Christine Howard

Christine M. Howard

Administrative Support Supervisor
Christine (Tina) Howard is a graduate of UMA. She has been employed as an Administrative Support Supervisor since 2007. She supervisors multiple Federal Work Study students and volunteers while working closely with the UMA Rumford Center Director and Student Services Coordinator on many projects. Assisting students with registrations, billing and financial aid concerns are just … Read More
Brandan Roberts

Brandan Roberts

Administrative Specialist

Brandan serves as our primary evening administrative support person helping students with proctored exams, troubleshooting any issues, and answering general questions at UMA Rumford Center. He has a Bachelor’s degree from UMA in Liberal Studies with minors in history and behavioral sciences and is currently pursuing a Master’s in Interdisciplinary Studies for Maine history through … Read More