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Welcome to Writing Center

The UMaine Writing Center is open for the Fall Semester! Check out our new programs on Facebook!

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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.

Speed-Reading Workshops on Fridays @ 1pm. Reserve your seat through our Schedule link above.

Creative Writing Club meetings on Thursdays @ 6-8pm.

APA Workshop Information

 Director: Paige Mitchell, (581-3832)

 FounderHarvey Kail, (581-3829)

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

 Tutor Coordinators: Jason Myers and Anthony Elkins.

 The Goal: Improve 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 also help you to improve reading strategies, study habits, and information retention. We work one-on-one with you to help enhance your critical awareness of your own writing. Our tutors will focus on anything from creative to 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 handbooks
  • Writing handbooks
  • Style manuals
  • Mac and PC Workstations with Internet access
  • Dictionaries and Thesauruses
  • APA and Speed Reading Workshops