The UMA Saco Center entrance

UMA Saco Center | 4 Scamman Street, Suite 18 | Saco, ME 04072
(207) 282-4111

The UMA Saco Center is one of eight centers around Maine where people can take UMA courses, pursue degrees from UMA, 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, or via web-conferencing . The Center is located in the Saco Valley Shopping Center, directly next to Shaw’s Supermarket in Saco.

  • We provide local access to almost all of UMA’s degree and certificate programs.
  • We offer small class sizes, personalized support services, tutoring, convenient scheduling, financial aid, and scholarships.
  • Students select from a schedule of hundreds of classes taught by faculty onsite, online, and web-conferencing.

Center Information

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Center Hours

2023 Spring Semester

Monday: 8 am – 7 pm
Tuesday: 8 am – 7 pm
Wednesday: 8 am – 7 pm
Thursday: 8 am – 4 pm
Friday: 8 am – 4 pm
Closed Saturdays and Sundays

Monday, February 20 President’s Day



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


UMA Saco Center
4 Scamman Street, Suite 18
Saco, ME 04072

Contact us to schedule placement exams or to answer any of your questions.
(207) 282-4111

Fax: 207-283-9865

UMA Saco Staff

Laurie Grant

Laurie A. Grant

Student Services Coordinator

Program Liaison for: English

UMA Saco Center
Phone: (207) 282-4111

Schedule an academic advising meeting with Laurie

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Karen Merrill

Administrative Specialist
Karen has been working at the UMA Saco Center since 2015. She enjoys assisting students as well as providing support to faculty. She has worked as a Technology Tutor in the past helping students with various technology issues. She is currently studying to get her BS in Business Administration from the University of Maine at … Read More
Nathan Parenteau

Nathan Parenteau

Director of Enrollment Partnerships

Recruitment Territory - Southern Maine & New England.

Nathan is a recent graduate of the University of Maine in Orono where he earned his Master of Arts in Communication. He is an Alumnus of Lasell College in Newton, Massachusetts where he earned a Bachelor of Arts in Communication, and Southern Maine Community College where he earned an A.A.S in Communications and New Media.  Nathan … Read More
Daniel Philbrick

Daniel K. Philbrick

Regional Director of UMA Centers, Coastal
Dan Philbrick has been working in the University of Maine System for over 30 years. Dan started working in Library Services for USM before transitioning to Marketing and Public Relations for USM’s Lewiston-Auburn College. As UMA’s Coastal Regional Director, Dan oversees the Directors in Brunswick, Rockland and Ellsworth. As Director of the UMA Saco Center, … Read More