Office of Residential Life

Robie Andrews Hall is a great place to live, learn and create
Robie Andrews Hall
Our staff is here to help you find your place at USM!
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Choose from our six residence halls and live close to community, classes and connections to campus resources.
Upperclass Hall
Sunshine, fresh air, and a little friendly competition at USM!
Fall pick up sport on the field
Resident Assistants bond through teamwork. Talk to us about joining our excellent staff!
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Immerse yourself in the college experience, build lasting relationships, and make memories that will last a lifetime; live on campus at USM! Students who start their college experience living on campus report:

•  Higher grades than those living off campus
•  Earlier graduation
•  More involvement in campus activities than off-campus students
•  Higher likelihood of pursuing graduate work
•  Increased self-confidence
•  Greater satisfaction with the college experience
•  More interpersonal contacts with faculty and peers
•  Opportunities to explore and grow in artistic interests
•  Increased self-esteem
•  Greatest change in philosophy, values, political views, and career goals

Explore our first year communities and the USM experience!

The Office of Residential Life is a member of Student and University Life.

Our Vision
A collaborative, inclusive community that engages, educates and supports students.

Our Mission
Residential Life is committed to creating an engaged, respectful and inclusive community. We provide an environment that is safe, well-maintained and sustainable. Residential Life provides a meaningful and intentional learning experience that ensures the exploration of diversity, leadership and wellness.

What We Do
"We help build the college experience"
Honour - Inspire - Invest - Help

News & Events

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Welcome, new spring residents! We are excited to meet you on move-in day, Sunday, January 11. Please check in between 9am and 12noon at your residence hall, where staff will greet you and help you get settled. A schedule of fun Welcome Week events will be posted by Friday, January 9. We'll see you soon!