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Welcome to Writing Center

We are OPEN for a MONTH this SUMMER!

*** June 15 – July 17 ***

 Schedule an appointment today by calling 207-581-3828

How to Schedule a Tutorial:

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.

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 Director: Paige Mitchell, (581-3832)

 FounderHarvey Kail

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

 Tutor Coordinator: Jason Myers

Graduate Assistant: Catherine Packard

 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.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