You may be eligible to get credit for things that you already know, like work experience, professional training or self study.
University of Maine System campuses award college credit to students in a number of different ways, including evaluation of portfolios, standardized testing, credential review, military credit evaluations and challenge examinations.
For more information, select the campus where you are enrolled as a degree candidate:
University of Maine at Fort Kent (pg 23-24)
University of Maine at Presque Isle (Scroll down)