What's Happening at USM

Apply to USM by April 1, 2015 for merit scholarships
Attend a 2015 graduate studies information session at USM!
Sign up for summer courses at USM to get ahead
Catch Frank Abagnale Jr. at USM March 13 – 22, 2015!
Explore the world for credit at USM
Apply to USM by April 1, 2015 for merit scholarships

Don't Wait to Apply! »

First-year applicants who have a completed USM application by April 1, 2015 will be automatically considered for our merit scholarships and our new Bright Future and USM Husky scholarships.

Attend a 2015 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: March 20th

Sign up for summer courses at USM to get ahead

Summer courses are open to everyone! »

With over 500 offerings, including more than 150 online courses, it's easy to fit summer courses into your schedule.

Register Today by calling 207-780-5900 or stop by Room 218 in the Abromson Center on our Portland Campus.

Catch Frank Abagnale Jr. at USM March 13 – 22, 2015!

"Catch Me If You Can" The Musical »

Based on the hit film and real-life story, Catch Me if You Can is a fast-paced new musical with infectious, hard-driving jazz and glorious big-band sound! The Maine premiere takes the stage March 13 – 22 on the Gorham campus!

Explore the world for credit at USM

Earn credit and see the world »

USM's travel courses are a great way to see the world while earning academic credit. Visit Brazil, China, Sweden, and more — apply now! Deadline is March 16, 2015 for most courses.

USM Events

March 5, 2015

7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
UNUM Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
March 6, 2015
12:00 AM to 7:00 PM
March 6, 2015
7:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Luther Bonney Hall
March 6, 2015
8:00 AM
211 Wishcamper, USM Portland Campus

USM Scholarships

There's still time to apply for financial aid and scholarships at USM.

File your FAFSA now.

First-year applicants who have also completed their USM application by April 1, 2015 will be automatically considered for merit scholarships and our new Bright Future and USM Husky scholarships.

We are adding $1 million in new scholarships making USM more affordable than ever. Learn more.

Returning students can also apply for a variety of scholarships.

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 is Investing. In You.

USM is adding an additional $1 million in scholarships for the Fall 2015 semester

Considering college? USM is providing $1 million in new scholarships for all undergraduate and graduate degree applicants, making USM more affordable than ever. That's nearly $6 million in scholarships total for our students.

First-year undergraduate applicants who apply by April 1, 2015 will be automatically considered for merit scholarships and our new Bright Future and USM Husky scholarships.

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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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