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Find yourself at USM, apply today to start classes in January 2015
Attend a 2014 graduate studies information session at USM!
Register now for Spring 2015 courses online or on campus
Check out USM's Scholarship portal for financial aid opportunities you won't want to miss
Learn more about USM's process for weather delays and cancellations
Find yourself at USM, apply today to start classes in January 2015

Apply for spring 2015 and find yourself here »

We turn the community into your classroom: trade in your desk for hands-on experience with local businesses, study in a neighborhood café, and spend your weekends exploring Maine.

Apply today for the spring 2015 semester!

Attend a 2014 graduate studies information session at USM!

Learn more about becoming a graduate student at USM »

Attend one of our graduate studies information sessions this fall to learn more about your graduate school options and the application process.

Next session: January 9th

Register now for Spring 2015 courses online or on campus

Take Courses Online or on Campus »

Register now for Spring 2015 courses — even if you haven't been admitted to a degree program. We offer a variety of course options evenings, weekends, and online. The semester begins on January 12th. Register now by calling 207-780-5900!

Check out USM's Scholarship portal for financial aid opportunities you won't want to miss

Explore nearly $5M in USM scholarships »

If you're considering USM for the first time or are currently enrolled, we offer nearly
$5 million in scholarship aid. Our new scholarships site will help you easily explore opportunities for reducing your college costs.

Learn more about USM's process for weather delays and cancellations

Weather Delays and Cancellations »

When winter weather arrives, delays and cancellations tend to follow. Our Weather Delays and Cancellations page provides our cancellation process, storm schedules for the Gorham/Portland shuttle bus, and regional storm line phone numbers.

USM News

One of America’s most talented new poets will read from his recent works at 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 14 at the Glickman Family Library, Portland campus.
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USM Events

December 28, 2014

7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
December 29, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 29, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
December 29, 2014
7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
December 30, 2014
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
December 30, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

Presidential Search

The University of Southern Maine is hiring a new president!

The University of Southern Maine (USM) Presidential Search is underway. Find links to the position announcement, list of committee members, updates, and more.

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USM Gives Back

USM offers programs in liberal arts, business, social sciences, STEM disciplines, and visual and performing arts. Our strong community connections provide students with opportunities before and after graduation. Learn more today!

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