Off-Campus Centers

Penquis Higher Education Center

50 Mayo Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Phone: 207-564-2942 or 1-800-590-2942

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Established in 2000 with legislative support, the Penquis Higher Education Center serves Piscataquis and Penobscot counties. We offer interactive television (ITV), online courses, and onsite classes in local educational facilities leading to certificates and associate, bachelor, and master degrees. For businesses and industry, we provide customized training, supervisor development, and training programs through Maine Quality Centers.

Students enjoy personalized services such as registration, financial aid advising and application, academic and career counseling, admissions testing, and full service library access to students taking courses at the center and at regional sites.

Hancock County Higher Education Center

248 State St, Suite #1 – Mill Mall
Ellsworth, ME 04605

Phone: (207) 667-3897
Fax: 667-7451

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The Hancock County Higher Education Center is an off-campus center of Eastern Maine Community College and the University of Maine System. It is the mission of the Hancock County Center to provide access to higher education close to home. In meeting that mission the Center advocates for the educational needs of the community and assists new and returning students with pre-admission and financial aid counseling, placement testing, and course registration. Academic advising, tutoring, study skills workshops, computer access, library services and student activities are available to help support individual student success.

Each year more than 350 students participate in Eastern Maine Community College and University of Maine System courses and degree programs at the center. Upon completing an associate degree from Eastern Maine Community College, students can continue their baccalaureate degree through University of Maine System programming available at the center.

In addition the Hancock County Center works in collaboration with EMCC’s Business & Industry Center, to meet the workforce training and professional development needs of community businesses. Customized contract training can be arranged by contacting the center.

The Hancock County Higher Education Center is open Monday through Friday from 8:00 a.m. to 9:45 p.m. and Saturdays 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon.

A complete course listing, directions to the center, and a calendar of events and workshops can be found on the Center’s website at www.learn.maine.edu/ellsworth.

Katahdin Region Higher Education Center

One Industrial Drive
East Millinocket, ME 04430

Phone: 207-746-5741 or 1-800-498-8200

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The Katahdin Region Higher Education Center is an off-campus center of Eastern Maine Community College and the University of Maine system, giving you the opportunity to attend college close to your home. The Katahdin Region Center focuses on providing programs important to its community members and helps new and returning students with pre-admission and financial aid counseling, placement testing and course registration. Academic advising, tutoring, study skills workshops, computer access, library services and student activities are available to help support individual student success.

Established in 1987, the center in East Millinocket serves the Central Maine area. We offer interactive television (ITV) as well as onsite classes, which are conveniently based around the students’ schedules.

The Katahdin Region Higher Education Center offers courses for certificate, associate, bachelor, and master programs. For business and industry, we provide customized training, including Zenger-Miller and apprenticeship training information. Students enjoy personalized services such as registration, financial aid advising and application, academic and career counseling, free workshops, and full service library access to students taking courses at the center and at regional sites.

We offer a relaxed, pleasant environment with a comfortable student lounge. A small library and resource room is provided for students wanting to study or use the computer. The friendly, cooperative faculty and staff make learning a much more enjoyable experience. Onsite child-care is also available through the Katahdin Region Child Development Center a partnership of Penquis CAP and The Katahdin Region Higher Education Center.