UMaine staff from a number of programs will be on hand

UMaine Hutchinson Center info session for new academic programs, Aug 4

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BELFAST — The UMaine Hutchinson Center will be hosting a public open house and academic program information session on Wednesday, Aug. 4, from 4 – 6 p.m., at the Hutchinson Center, 80 Belmont Ave., in Belfast. More information is available online at:

UMaine staff from a number of programs will be on hand to provide program information and help students register for classes. This drop-in event is an opportunity for the Midcoast community to visit the Hutchinson Center and learn about the exciting new programs that will be offered for fall 2021. Whether you would like to complete your degree or start a new certificate or degree, the Hutchinson Center’s academic programs are flexible and designed to meet students where they are, no matter their age, educational or financial status.

New for fall 2021, the Hutchinson Center will be a Midcoast hub to University of Maine at Machias online associate degree and certificate programs. Programs include Associate of Arts in Liberal Studies (AA) with a concentration in allied health, Associate of Science (AS) in business and entrepreneurial studies or conservation law and outdoor management and certificates in entrepreneurship, GIS, human resources, and mental health and rehabilitation technician certification. 

The Hutchinson Center offers five fully online UMaine undergraduate bachelor degree programs: Economics, Business Administration, Political Science, Surveying Engineering Technology and University Studies. Additionally, a number of in-person courses will be held at the UMaine Hutchinson Center in Belfast this fall including business writing, chemistry, composition, history and psychology.

Need-based academic scholarships are available to qualified Hutchinson Center students. The deadline for scholarship applications is Aug. 16, 2021. More information about scholarships is online.

For information, contact Abby Spooner,; 207.338.8000. 


About the Hutchinson Center:

The Hutchinson Center is an outreach center for the University of Maine in Orono, that serves as an educational and cultural center for the midcoast area. It is named for University of Maine President Emeritus Frederick E. Hutchinson. The mission of the Hutchinson Center is to broaden access to University of Maine academic and non-degree programs and services, lifelong learning opportunities, and professional and career development experiences using innovative approaches that increase synergy among University of Maine System entities, University of Maine departments and divisions, and that engage a wider Maine community. 


About the University of Maine: 

The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state's land grant, sea grant and space grant university. It is located on Marsh Island in the homeland of the Penobscot Nation. As Maine's flagship public university, UMaine has a statewide mission of teaching, research and economic development, and community service. UMaine is the state's only public research university and among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast. It attracts students from all 50 states and more than 70 countries. UMaine currently enrolls 11,561 undergraduate and graduate students who have opportunities to participate in groundbreaking research with world-class scholars. UMaine offers more than 100 degree programs through which students can earn master's, doctoral or professional science master's degrees, as well as graduate certificates. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide to conserve energy, recycle and adhere to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit

Event Date: 

Wed, 08/04/2021 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm

Event Location: 

Hutchinson Center


80 Belmont Avenue
Belfast  Maine
United States