Welcome to the University of Maine Writing Center!

First Visit?

Go to WCOnline to register for an account  with your maine.edu email. You can view our schedule and make appointments right online.

Whether it’s creative writing, a presentation, literature review, or finding and citing sources, we can help.


Come see us!

 Our main location is in 402 Neville Hall, but in our quest to write where the writers are, we’ve opened Writing Center Satellite locations in student hubs across campus. We now have locations in the Honors College, 138 Estabrooke Hall, the Multicultural Center, 312 Memorial Union, and the Academic Center273 Memorial Gym. We also offer evening tutoring in Fogler library. You can even find us online!

Contact umwcenter@maine.edu or call 581-3828 for questions and accommodations.

Tutorial Examples


Mission Statement

The University of Maine Writing Center works with all students and faculty on any kind of composition at any point in the process. Our mission is to create a lasting and positive relationship between writers and their writing through peer-to-peer collaboration.

We are a Safe Zone certified learning space committed to empowering and energizing all writer’s identities.

General Info

Email Address: umwcenter@maine.edu (use this for any general questions or comments you may have)

Director: Paige Mitchell (581.3832)

FounderHarvey Kail

Tutor Coordinators: Jane Horovitz and Kate Follansbee

ELL Specialists: Erin Wight, Jim McCarthy, and Paul England


  • Do you have any suggestions for services we can provide? Any workshop ideas? Let us know!