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Distance Education

University of Maine at Fort Kent's Distance Education seal, consisting of the UMFK logo and a stylized globe and book, embossed into a gold background

Technical Support

For technical support you can email Logan O'Clair at or call 1-888-879-8635 and ask for ext. 7560.

For library services contact Sofia Birden at 1-888-879-8635 ext.7527 or by e-mail at

Computer Requirements

To be successful with your online course you need regular access to a computer which has broadband internet service with a minimum of 1 gigabyte of RAM or a Macintosh computer running OS X. Installed software should include a web browser, word processor, Windows Media Player, and Adobe Acrobat Reader, which can be downloaded from the links below. Other software may be required by some courses.

Software Updates

Occasionally, you may need to update applications on your computer to fully utilize course components. Below are links to some of the more common update sites.