Get the Tools and Resources You Need at The Learning Commons

The Learning Commons is located on the second floor of the Campus Center on the South Portland Campus and in the L.L.Bean Learning Commons on the Midcoast Campus. It integrates the Library, Tutoring and the Writing Center in comfortable and active learning spaces. Here, you can find the resources and expertise you need to enhance your learning and reach your academic goals.

The Learning Commons’ physical spaces on both campuses have ample seating and include both collaborative/group and quiet individual study spaces. In addition to services described below, Learning Commons’ sites offer computers, including laptops for checkout (South Portland only), quick print stations, color printing, scanning and photocopying.

The online Learning Commons offers nearly all of the same services with the exception of access to printers and computers, and individual study space. The online Learning Commons offers easy access and links to scheduled support through the tutoring center, writing center and the library/reference and research librarians. Students may also access the digital learning commons, support videos, and digital workshops via Brightspace.

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pro’s libraries are student-friendly centers for research, study and casual reading resources. The Library provides students and faculty with a strong collection of current materials selected by our professional librarians to support the academic programs at pro. In addition to physical books, periodicals and access to library collections throughout Maine, we have access to thousands of digital books, journals, newspapers and media sources that are available 24/7. Friendly, professional librarians are available in person, by phone and by email to help you quickly find the reliable resources you need. For assistance contact the South Portland Campus at 207-741-5521 or or the Midcoast Campus at 207-844-2102.


Highly skilled, certified faculty, staff and peer student tutors in many subjects and study skills areas are available online and in the Learning Commons and at various locations on the South Portland and Midcoast Campuses. Tutoring services are available for drop-in assistance for you individually or for study groups created by students in a course. Tutoring services are also available by scheduling in advance. If there is not a tutor available for your subject, we will attempt to recruit and hire a tutor for you. For assistance call the South Portland Campus at 207-741-5535 or the Midcoast Campus at 207-844-2102.

Writing Center

The Writing Center offers professional and in-person peer tutoring and online assistance with writing assignments for any pro class on a drop-in or appointment basis. For assistance call the South Portland Campus at 207-741-5535 or the Midcoast Campus at 207-844-2102 – or

Scheduling Appointments

For tutoring and writing center services, . Please note, the links to support and resources are listed in all Brightspace course materials.

Locations & Hours

South Portland Campus

Campus Center – 2nd floor
Fall & Spring Hours
Monday-Thursday: 8 a.m.-6 p.m.
Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.

Summer Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: closed

Midcoast Campus

L.L.Bean Learning Commons & Health Science Center
Fall, Spring & Summer Hours
Monday-Friday: 8 a.m.-5 p.m.
Saturday & Sunday: closed

Please note: Hours may change during College breaks, when classes are not in session. To see College break dates, view the pro Student Calendar.

For tutoring and writing, we also offer evening and weekend sessions, and online services.