Graduate Admissions

Graduate Admissions - Who to Ask

Office of Graduate Admissions

Mailing Address: PO Box 9300, Portland, ME 04104-9300

Physical Address: 45 Exeter Street, Portland, ME 04104

Telephone: (207) 780-4386

Fax: (207) 780-4969


Who Do I Contact?

For questions about:

  • Admissions Appeals
  • Application Process
  • General Policy Questions
  • Pre-Application Advising
  • Recruiting
  • Residency Information

Contact: Lisa Sweet
Associate Director of Graduate Admissions
(207) 780-4165


Mary Sloan
Director of Graduate Admissions
(207) 780-4812


For questions about:

  • Directions/Office Hours
  • Application Process
  • Web Site Navigation

Carol Johnsey
Data Specialist
(207) 780-5930

Jillian Littlefield
Administrative Specialist CL2
(207) 228-8123


Graduate Assistant
(207) 228-8123

For questions about:

  • Graduate Assistantships
  • Graduate Scholarships
  • Teaching Assistantships

Contact: The Office of Graduate Studies
Sydney Pontau
Coordinator of Graduate Student Services
(207) 780-4877

Graduate Studies Open House

Graduate Studies Open House

USM Graduate Studies will be hosting an Open House for prospective graduate students from 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m. on Monday, April 6, 2015 in the Abromson Center Second Floor Mezzanine, on the Portland campus.  Attendees will have an opportunity to meet the faculty and staff who teach and work in USM’s graduate programs, talk with admissions staff, and learn more about what scholarships are available.

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