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The Writing Center is Open

Our usual hours of operation are below; at this point in the semester our tutors can’t staff every hour, so please check our schedule on line

9am-5pm in 402 Neville Hall Monday-Friday


6pm-8pm in Fogler Library Sunday-Thursday

 To schedule an appointment today call 207-581-3828, register online, or just walk in!

How to Schedule a Tutorial online:

To schedule, please use our online booking system at

Will this be your first visit? If so, click here to register and create an account. Thereafter, you can just use your login name to make future appointments.

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UMaine attended the Northeast Writing Center Association Conference and presented “Empowering a Writer’s Voice: Examining the Personal Pronoun and Identity.”  The presentation was well received and students earned scholarship money for their essays.

APA Workshop Information

MLA Workshop Information

 Director: Paige Mitchell, (581-3832)

 FounderHarvey Kail

 ESL Specialists: Paige Mitchell, Zhen Zhang, Katie Wowk, and Lindsey Baillie.

 Tutor Coordinators: Shelby Colburn and Grace Marshall


 The Goal: Improving student writing at UMaine one student at a time.

 Services: We offer feedback on all written work for all University of Maine students, faculty, and staff.  We help you enhance your critical awareness of your own writing as we work one-on-one with you in a comfortable environment. Our tutors will focus on anything from creative to formal academic work. Students may also utilize the Writing Center as a quiet place to write while we are open.

Any questions? Please call the Writing Center at: 207-581-3828. We will accept any walk-ins, provided tutors are not already engaged with an appointment. For a guaranteed
tutorial, however, make sure to use the online scheduling system.Two students are engaged in a tutoring session at the Writing Center.


Beyond a tutorial we provide:

  • Grammar and citation guidance
  • Mac and PC Workstations with Internet access
  • Writing and Reading Workshops
  • A quiet, comfortable study environment with tutors ready to answer questions and give advice
  • A SafeZone trained environment.