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Student Academic Success Center

English Language Learners

The Student Academic Success Center (SASC) provides support for students for whom English is a non-native language. The SASC coordinates the following resources with the programs of the University:


Students can work with peer and professional tutors, instructors, and learning specialists for assistance with a wide range of courses. An English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) professional is available to help students with academic reading, writing, speaking, and pronunciation.

Students can obtain these academic support services by contacting Nora Krevans, Learning Specialist, at (207) 221-4259 or


The SASC periodically offers group workshops on specific ESOL topics.

Helpful ELL Web Resources

Important life resource for ELL students and families (information about student status, law, policy, visas, etc.):

Writing and grammar guides and handouts:

Pronunciation of health care terminology:  C

Grammar lessons by topic:

Grammar tutorials:

Article usage: