Support Services

This is just an overview of services that students may find helpful.  They are listed alphabetically.

Career Services
Location: Decary Hall Room 119
Phone: (207) 602-2096

Career Services helps students with career and life planning.  Career advising and assistance are available for students who need help choosing a major, learning about career options, identifying/clarifying skills, interest and career goals, applying to graduate school, and developing job search strategies.  Special topic outreach programs are presented throughout the academic year.

Counseling Services
Location: Petts Health Center
Phone: (207) 602-2549

Counseling Services provides a variety of services which address the psychological and emotional health of the graduate and undergraduate student population.  Individual, group, or couple counseling is available.  In keeping with UNE’s focus on health promotion and maintenance, services such as workshops, special issues groups, informational sessions, developmental programming and consultation are designed to address the on-going needs of UNE’s population.  Counseling is free and confidential. 

Disability Services
Location: Stella Maris Room 128
Phone: (207) 602-2815

Disability Services provides the qualified student with a documented disability, equivalent access to, and equal opportunity in, the educational environment.  A major goal of Disability Services is to assist the student to achieve maximum independence.  The University will make a good faith effort to provide an effective accommodation to the student with a documented disability.

Student Academic Success (SASC) Center
Student Academic Success Center Building
Phone: (207) 602-2443

The Student Academic Success Center provides a comprehensive array of academic support services, including courses, workshops on academic study skills, and individual and group tutoring.  The goal of SASC is to assist students to become more independent and efficient learners, so they are able to meet the University’s academic standards and attain their personal educational goals. 

The SASC offers the following:

  • Peer and professional tutoring to support content areas taught in the university undergraduate curriculum
  • Individual Learning consultations concerning learning style and specific study strategies
  • Workshops and classroom presentations in learning strategies, writing skills, and research skills
  • Placement testing
  • Help preparing for licensing exams
  • Courses in developmental writing and mathematics
  • Faculty tutoring and assignment strategies
  • College studies seminar

Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Program
Location: Decary Hall Room 44
Phone: (207) 602-2461

The Office of Multicultural Affairs & Diversity Programs has a unique role of providing support to students of color, international students, LGBTQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender, questioning) students, and individuals from other under-represented communities and cultural.  Multicultural Affairs staff also provides training, consultation, resources and referral to faculty, staff and student organizations regarding issues of multicultural affairs and diversity. 

Office of Residence Life
Location: East Hall, First Floor
Phone: (207) 602-2272

The Office of Residence Life is the housing office for UNE students.  It administers all on-campus housing, and provides a referral list for off-campus rentals.  Advisees who are freshman will largely be on campus, as the university policy requires all first and second year students to live in university housing.  Advisees may discuss roommate conflict issues, the first person they should speak to is their Residence Hall Advisors (RA), and if they cannot resolve the conflict, they can speak with on of the area coordinators in the office. 

Office of Safety and Security
Location: Facilities Building, 605 Pool Road
Phone: (207) 602-2298

Assisting in the protection of life and property, parking, and coordination of emergency services on campus, this office operates twenty-four hours a day, 365 days a year.  Uniformed officers patrol on foot, bicycle, and in cars.  Members of the security staff do not have law enforcement power and are not armed.  However, they are in radio contact with local authorities and can summon assistance at a moment’s notice.