Health Services

UMM seeks to provide students with the best care and resources while they pursue their studies.

The mission of the University of Maine at Machias Health Services is to promote, maintain and improve the health and well being of the UMM community. The Health Center provides students with confidential clinical services and health promotion in a caring, cost-effective and convenient manner.

How to make an appointment with Jordan Porter, Student Health Coordinator

On-campus office location: Sennett Hall, Room 124

Office hours: Mondays 3–5 p.m.

Schedule an on-campus appointment via email, or call 207.255.4567, option 1.

Down East Community Hospital office hours:

Tuesday–Thursday 8 a.m.–6 p.m.; Friday 8 a.m.–1 p.m.

Schedule an appointment by calling 207.255.4567, option 1. Telehealth appointments are available.

Note: If you are making an appointment because you are experiencing symptoms of COVID-19, or think you have been exposed, please notify the front desk so they can make safety preparations for your visit.

Down East Community Hospital office address: 
Family Practice Upper Level – Reid Emery Building
229 Main Street
Machias, ME 04654


Jordan PorterAbout Jordan Porter, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC

Jordan Porter, practicing in the scope of family nurse practitioner, is the Student Health Coordinator at UMM. Jordan is passionate about meeting the unique health needs of the college population and focuses his efforts on student wellness, health education and counseling, the treatment of common acute and chronic health problems, and LGBTQ+ affirming care. He is also employed at neighboring Down East Community Hospital (DECH) Family Practice in Machias.
Jordan obtained his doctorate in nursing at Belmont University in Nashville, Tennessee, and worked clinically as a registered nurse at Vanderbilt University Medical Center for five years. After completing his education, he returned to his hometown of Machias to practice as a family nurse practitioner.
Please reach out to Jordan Porter by emailing him at or by calling his DECH office at 207.255.4567, option 1.


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