What's Happening at USM

Find yourself at USM, apply today to start classes in January 2015
Attend a 2014 graduate studies information session at USM!
Learn how USM is making the most of our DOE Title III Grant
Catch 'Opposing Gestures' at USM from 9/23 to 12/10/14
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

Charge ahead this winter! »

Take a course online during Winter Session and earn up to 4.5 credits in just four weeks.

Register today!

Learn how USM is making the most of our DOE Title III Grant

Helping Students Get the Most out of College»

As one of 33 colleges to receive a competitive DOE grant, we are rolling out a strengths-based approach to student advising — one part of our effort to increase student service levels and graduation rates.

Catch 'Opposing Gestures' at USM from 9/23 to 12/10/14

'Opposing Gestures' Exhibition »

Sama Alshaibi and Joseph Farbrook's artwork is an intermedia exploration of political, existential, and personal dilemmas demonstrated through individual human gesture
and motion.

USM News

Learn about transferring to USM, returning to school to complete your degree or attending graduate school, at the Open House on Thursday, November 13 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Abromson Center, Portland.
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USM Events

November 23, 2014

7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus and AREA Gallery, Portland Campus
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
2:00 PM
USM Sullivan Rec & Fitness Complex, Portland Campus
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
November 24, 2014
11:15 AM to 1:45 PM
Woodbury Campus Center
November 24, 2014
1:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Bailey Room 205, Gorham Cmapus
November 24, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
November 24, 2014
4:00 PM to 11:00 PM
Bayside Bowl- 58 Alder St., Portland
November 24, 2014
4:15 PM to 5:15 PM
The Multipurpose Room, Sullivan Fitness & Recreation Complex

Scholarship Opportunity

Degree Completion Scholarship at USM

Thinking about returning to school to complete your bachelor's degree? You may qualify for a scholarship from the University of Maine System designed for adults who have been out of school for three (or many more) years.

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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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