What’s Happening @ UMASC


Check out this semesters line-up of great classes at UMASC.
Classes begin the week of 
March 16th.


Jewett Renovations Completed

Concerts Resume at Jewett Auditorium!
As you may have noticed this season of Concerts at Jewett did not include a December concert, and the January concert was held in the Fireplace Lounge. That's because the Jewett Auditorium's stage and seating were being renovated. Well, starting February 11 with the Christine Letcher performance, concerts will resume at the Jewett Auditorium! So grab some tickets online at our traditional affordable prices, and come enjoy a great concert in a REALLY COMFORTABLE NEW SEAT!

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FEB 23: Christine Letcher - Piano/Jazz Vocals

Sunday, February 23
2-4 pm • Jewett Auditorium

Christine Letcher, soprano and pianist, will present classical works for voice and piano by French Impressionist and Modernist composers such as Debussy, Satie, Ravel, among others. In the second half of the program, Christine will sing jazz standards with the band, PUMA. Read more

MAR 8: Maine-ly Harmony & Back Bay Four

These two a cappella groups were a hit in 2018 and are returning with more awards to their credit – a feel-good afternoon of skilled harmony and familiar songs by over thirty talented vocalists! Read more

MAR 22: Maine's Criminal Justice System -

Invited speakers: a Criminal Justice Professor, a Prison Administrator, and a Criminal Defense Attorney ... Read more

The SPRING CLASS CATALOG is in full bloom!

Pick Your Classes Today!

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printable copy of the catalog.

Danforth Gallery: Higher Forms of Art

February 2-23, 2020
Danforth Gallery, UMA

Kennebec Valley Art Association’s (KVAA) 14th annual Higher Forms of Art exhibition of artwork by students from area high schools will be presented in partnership with the University of Maine at Augusta (UMA) at the Danforth Gallery”. Read More

Buker Community Center

Recent semesters
have been creeping above 30 classes, and our growth may someday strain UMA’s classroom space. Thanks to the support of the city of Augusta’s Buker Community Center, this semester we will begin to access the efficacy of off-campus classes, should they ever become necessary.

Senior Education is Global

UMASC: Our history & purpose  A series of articles about the global movement for Life Long Learning.


Offers Classes to UMASC Students

During the first meeting of this year’s Spring classes, we will present a short survey seeking to learn what the demand is for the various topics that most interest our members.

Readfield residents Tom Furrow and Bethany Leigh of the National Digital Equity Center, Machias have offered to tailor classes to the needs of Augusta Senior College students. Read More

Help for Beginners to the web.
There are "Help Buttons" on many of this websites pages, which pop open instructional boxes appropriate to the pages they're on. The explanations are not intended for those who use the web easily. These instructions are intended to encourage those who are not confident clicking around and committing to actions on the web.  We are a school, after all, and we hope to create an experience on our own website that will transfer to use of  the web in general for those who did not previously have access because they did not have a successful experience.
To pause the photos from rotating in the slideshow at the top-middle of the page, just pause your mouse on top of the picture.  Move the mouse off and the rotation will begin again.  The stop and start are slightly delayed.  You can also change photos by clicking on the little dots at the bottom, or on the arrows at the middle of either side.
Overview of the registration process
In a grocery store, you look around, put the things you want in a shopping cart, and go to the checkout counter to finalize your purchase.  On the way to check out, you may change your mind about some of the items you put in the cart and take them out.
On this website, the registration process is the same.  You put classes in a cart, take them out, if you change your mind, and then checkout or register.  On this website, your registration is complete without immediate payment.  You must pay within one week to reserve your spot. You can pay immediately on the University's secure server (we'll take you there with a click), with a check by mail, with a credit card by mail, or at the office with credit card, check, or even cash.
You do not need to use this website for class registration.  As always, you can fill out the registration form in the catalog that was mailed to you or come to the office and register in person.  In these cases, we will add your  registration to the other registrations that are on the web, as if you had done it yourself.
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