Welcome to UMA South Paris Center

UMA South Paris 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 on-site, online, via interactive television or two-way videoconferencing.

  • We have served the western foothills of Maine for more than 10 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 several university courses offered each fall and spring semester, morning, afternoon and evening on-site.
  • 500+ courses offered online, via ITV or videoconferencing.

Center Hours

UMA South Paris staff are available to answer questions and help students with issues during our regular office hours:

Location

UMA South Paris Center

The Education Exhibition Hall

232 Main Street
South Paris, ME 04281

(207) 743-9322

Fax: (207) 743- 2140
Email: UMASouthParis@maine.edu

Please call our Center for additional semester-based hours: 207-743-9322

Driving Directions

Directions from Portland:

From I-95 merge toward I-495/ LEWISTON/ KITTERY/ MAINE TURNPIKE (Portions toll). Take the exit toward LEWISTON/ AUGUSTA, Merge onto I-495 N/ MAINE TURNPIKE/ GOLD STAR MEMORIAL HWY (Portions toll). Take the US-202/ME-115/ME-4 exit, EXIT 63, toward ME-26/Gray/New Gloucester. Take the ramp toward GRAY – YARMOUTH/ POLAND SPRING/ NORWAY – SO. PARIS/ BETHEL. Turn SLIGHT RIGHT onto US-202/ ME-4/ W GRAY RD. Continue to follow US-202. 0.18 miles Turn LEFT onto SHAKER RD/ ME-26. Continue to follow ME-26. 26.36 miles Turn RIGHT onto PARIS ST/ ME-117/ ME-26. Continue to follow ME-117/ ME-26. 0.50 miles

From Augusta:

From I-95 S merge onto I-495 S. Take the US-202/ME-4/ME-100 exit, EXIT 75, toward Auburn. Merge onto Washington St S/US-202 W/ME-100/ME-4 toward Poland Spring/New Gloucester/Bradbury Mt State ParkTurn right onto ME-100 S/ME-4 S/US-202 W/Washington Street S. Turn right onto ME-122 W/Poland Spring Rd. Sharp right onto ME-26 N. Stay right at fork heading into South Paris. At the intersection next to Oxford Hills High School, take a right.  Take next driveway right, then immediate left.  Center is yellow building on the corner before the parking lot of the High School.
232 Main Street
South Paris, ME 04281