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Welcome to the College Success Programs

College Success Programs (CSP) is the home of the University of Maine’s:

Onward Program

Onward Program helps people who may lack the academic credentials required to be accepted to the University in the traditional manner, or may simply need extra help to obtain a four-year degree at the University of Maine.

TRIO-Student Support Services Program

TRIO Student Support Services Program assists students at UMaine who are: from low-income families, first generation college students (whose parent has not earned a bachelor’s degree), and/or students with disabilities, to earn a bachelor’s degree.

Tutor Program

Tutor Program provides small group tutoring for UMaine students who need academic assistance in 100 and 200 level, non-web based courses.

CLEP testing services

College Level Examination Program (CLEP), is a division of the College Board, the people that bring us SAT and ACT testing. The University of Maine is an official CLEP testing center.

Briefly stated, Onward offers an alternative way to enter the University of Maine. Student Support Services and Tutor Program provide support to a wide array of students to assure their successful completion of a bachelor’s degree.

CSP reports to the Provost’s Office in Academic Affairs.

To learn more about our programs and services, click on the links at the bottom of this page.