Adult Learners

Whether you are advancing your career, or just want to develop a new skill or career path, EMCC has plenty of flexible options for an Adult Learner. Do you have a full time job? EMCC offers evening classes. A family? Online classes are also available. We recognize that an Adult Learner faces challenges in returning to school that students right out of high school do not. At Eastern Maine Community College, we try to help you balance work, home, and your academic life.

Getting Started

  • First, you’ll need to apply to EMCC. You can do that by clicking here.
  • If you are only taking a couple classes and not coming full time, you do not need to apply, but you should contact the Admissions Office.
  • If you need assistance with financial aid, please contact our Financial Aid Office and one of the advisors can assist you.

Getting Here

Getting Your Education

As an Adult Learner, we realize that you may be unfamiliar with the college environment because this is either your first time, or you have taken some time away. That is why we offer a point person to help you navigate your education. Brian Welsh, bwelsh@emcc.edu is our campus Student Navigator and is available to help. You can also stop by his office in the Student Success Center or give him a call at 207.974.4804.