UMaine Hutchinson Center Announces Fall 2016 Registration and Scholarships

Belfast, Maine – Registration is open for fall 2016 classes offered through the University of Maine Hutchinson Center. Over 300 undergraduate and graduate courses, both live and via distance education (online, ITV and videoconferencing) are offered, Aug. 29-Dec. 16.

Be a Black Bear from anywhere. Whether you are completing a bachelor’s degree or advancing your career through graduate studies, UMaineOnline and the Hutchinson Center are your premier sources for education in mid-coast Maine. Visit to learn about the variety of courses and programs offered online year round.

Schedule your advising appointment today to begin, continue or complete your degree. Contact Jose Cordero, 338.8004,

Need-based scholarships are available to students enrolled in a University of Maine course through the Hutchinson Center. In addition first-time college students and those returning to college following a break of three or more years are eligible for an Osher Scholarship, which covers tuition and books for one course. Scholarship applications must be received no later than Aug. 15, 2016.

For more information about registration and scholarship opportunities, contact Jose Cordero, Assistant Director for Student and Academic Services, Monday through Friday, at 338.8004, or visit

About the University of Maine:
The University of Maine, founded in Orono in 1865, is the state’s only public research university. It celebrated its 150th anniversary in 2015. UMaine is among the most comprehensive higher education institutions in the Northeast and attracts students from Maine and 45 other states, and 65 countries. It currently enrolls 10,922 total undergraduate and graduate students who can directly participate in groundbreaking research working with world-class scholars. The University of Maine offers doctoral degrees in 35 fields, representing the humanities, sciences, engineering and education; master’s degrees in nearly 70 disciplines; 90 undergraduate majors and academic programs; and one of the oldest and most prestigious honors programs in the U.S. The university promotes environmental stewardship, with substantial efforts campuswide aimed at conserving energy, recycling and adhering to green building standards in new construction. For more information about UMaine, visit