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Financial Aid

USM has many ways to help students pay for their education. Learn more about the information available on Scholarships and Finances.

And don't forget, the FAFSA must be filed annualy and can be completed online electronically, or by paper. Filing online, however, can significantly speed up the FAFSA process:

Make sure you include a Title IV code: USM 009762

Contact Information

USM Financial Aid Website:

  • Portland Financial Aid Office
    (207) 780-5250
    TTY (207) 780-5646
    Fax (207) 780-5143
  • Gorham Financial Aid Office
    (207) 780-5250
    TTY (207) 780-5646
    Fax (207) 780-5143
  • Lewiston/Auburn Financial Aid Office
    (207) 753-6597

Email your USM Financial Aid Counselor: 

Once you have been accepted to USM, you will be assigned a Counselor based on the first letter of your last name.  Visit or send an email to your counselor. 

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The two-day lecture event by Dr. Richard Wolff, UMass professor emeritus, and Dr. Harriet Fraad, psychotherapist and journalist, drew hundreds of enthusiastic participants. Follow the link here to the video recordings of their highly popular lectures.

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