Frequently Asked Questions

All of our classes are limited to 6 people. If a class is full and there is more interest we may add another class.

Who can take a CPR course at UVAC?
Anyone and everyone who is physically/mentally able is encouraged to get CPR certified! Members of the University of Maine community (students, staff, professors, employees, ect.) as well as people with no affiliation with the University are encouraged.

Where are classes located?
Classes are located on the University of Maine campus downstairs in Cutler Health Center. Enter through the side door on the Long Road face of the building; the double doors at the end of a short concrete ramp. The door will have a CPR sign on it.

Which course is right for me?
Please see our course description page.

What forms of payment are accepted?
Payment is due at the beginning of the class or you will be refused admittance unless prior arrangements have been made. We can accept three different types of payment: online payment via credit card, personal check OR inter-department order (IDO).

Personal Check: Please make your check payable to University of Maine. Include all other pertinent information. Ensure that the attendee’s name is present on the check.

Cash: If you choose to pay in cash we can only accept exact change.

IDO: If your employer or department is paying for the class you may hand in an IDO (interdepartmental order) as payment.  A signature along with price needs to be included on this form.  If your employer or department has questions about the IDO they may call 207.581.4198 or email

The name on my CPR or First aid certificate is spelled wrong, what should I do?

If there is anything wrong with your card or you have any other questions about the class, please email and we will fix is as soon as possible.

I have a cold, can I participate?
If you are sick in any way you should not come to a CPR class.

I have physical limitations, may I take the class?
CPR classes are physically demanding. If you have a medical condition that could be aggravated by performing CPR skills, please consult with your physician and inform the instructor before class so appropriate accommodation can be arranged.