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Academic Resources

Academics are your main reason for being at UMaine…so make academic success your top priority.

There are a lot of great resources here at UMaine that are free to you as a student.  All you have to do is seek out the assistance!  If you need help, but aren’t sure which resource is the best for you, we’d be happy to help you.

The Writing Center

If you want to improve the quality of your papers and increase your opportunities for getting a better grade, the Writing Center is the resource you need. Get feedback on your written work in one-on-one meetings and take advantage of our writing tutors and the ESL Specialist Jim McCarthy. Schedule a meeting at If this will be your first visit, click here to register, create an account and make your appointments.

Tutoring Information

List of Academic Department Contacts

Sometimes you have a specific question about your major, for one of your professors, or for your advisor.  But maybe your professor/advisor isn’t responding to your email, or you don’t know where to find him/her.  The best place to start is often at the main office for your major.  They often know where to find people, how to get messages to people, and then can often answer your questions and/or tell you what the process is to do what you want to do.  Looking to change your major?  Want to drop a class?  Want to declare a minor?  Start here!

 Interested in finding out some information about your college/school at UMaine?
Struggling to get everything done?  Learn some time management skills!

Better ways to study!

GPA Calculator

Disability Services

Financial Aid Information


Contact Information

Second Year Experience
133 York Hall
Orono, ME 04469
Phone: 207-581-6770 | Fax: 207-581-4255E-mail:
The University of Maine
Orono, Maine 04469
A Member of the University of Maine System