UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement supports student engagement in community-based activities in western Maine and beyond that are intentionally designed to be mutually beneficial to UMF students, our community partners, and the communities served.

Student-community engagement activities supported by the Partnership include:

(See “Definitions” for a description of each engagement type.)

Upcoming Events:

Competition Deadline – Design a Partnership Sticker
UMF’s Partnership for Civic Advancement is hosting a competition for the best sticker design to effectively and attractively reflect the purpose of the Partnership.  The winning entrant will receive a gift certificate at the University Bookstore.  Designs must be received no later than 11:59 p.m. on March 1st.   Review and judging of all qualified entries will take place and the winning entrant notified no later than Monday, March 6, 2017.   All students should have received the information about this competition and guidelines for submission via email on February 9th.  Start planning you design today!

2017 Spring Internship Fair – Join us at this event to find out more about the internship opportunities available for the upcoming summer and fall and meet with representatives of the organizations and businesses that sponsor internships!

DEADLINE to Apply for Intern Awards for Summer 2017 Semester Internships:  Monday, April 3, 2017


Check here to see all  Upcoming Events and Meetings

How can you get involved?

Students interested in working with community organizations or local businesses – start here.

Faculty and staff seeking to expand student learning opportunities through community placements – start here.

Community businesses and organizations interested in securing assistance from UMF students on high priority community projects – start here.

Partnership News:

  • Visit our Partnership News page for updates on what’s happening with the Partnership, and


Contact Us:

University of Maine at Farmington
Partnership for Civic Advancement
149 Quebec Street
Farmington, Maine  04938
Telephone:  207-778-7516 or 778-7593
Facsimile:  207-778-7840
TDD:  207-778-7000


This website is maintained by the Partnership.

It is meant to serve students, faculty, staff, and community sponsors.

Suggestions for improving this site are always welcome.