University-wide Programs

The University of Maine at Presque Isle offers several University-wide programs and services that are designed to support the work of faculty as well as student retention and success. These programs and services range from orientations for new faculty and adjunct faculty to First Year Seminar - a course that prepares new students for the transition from high school to university life.

Click on the links below or on the left side of your screen for more information about the following University-wide programs. To learn more about University-wide programs and services, contact the Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs at 768-9520.

Liberal Studies
This Associate of Arts degree allows students to gain a strong core of foundation courses, as well as study selected disciplines in-depth.

The Bachelor of Liberal Studies degree allows students to pursue broad interests or develop a specialized program in areas where majors are currently not offered.

Applied Science
The Bachelor of Applied Science is especially designed for students who have earned an Associate's degree in the trade and technical areas and wish to apply their college work to pursuing a bachelor's degree.

Native Education Center
This campus initiative focuses on developing and improving culturally responsive retention strategies for Native American students and other underrepresented students at UMPI.

Engaged Learning
This campus effort provides opportunities for University faculty and students to incorporate real-world projects into their coursework, allowing students to gain hands-on experience while completing much-needed work for community groups and organizations.

Honors Program
The University's Honors Program affords an opportunity for students to delve more deeply into individual areas of interest by offering Honors level courses, seminars and guest lectures.

University Day
This is an annual, campus-wide event organized as a conference with student presentations offered throughout the day.

The University's General Education Curriculum is a core group of courses that all University students take to gain a broad base of knowledge and skills that will prepare them for whatever career path they choose.

For more information, contact us:
Office of the Vice President of Academic Affairs
Phone: 207-768-9520
Preble Hall, Room 236