Off Campus Centers

Penquis Higher Education Center

50 Mayo Street
Dover-Foxcroft, ME 04426

Phone: (207) 564-2942 or (800) 590-2942

Established in 2000 with legislative support, the Penquis Higher Education Center serves Piscataquis and Penobscot counties. We offer interactive television (ITV), online courses, and on-site 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.


Katahdin Higher Education Center

One Industrial Drive
East Millinocket, ME 04430

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

The Katahdin 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  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 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 childcare is also available through the Katahdin Region Child Development Center a partnership of Penquis CAP and The Katahdin Higher Education Center.