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!
Catch 'Opposing Gestures' at USM from 9/23 to 12/10/14
Dance USM! takes the stage December 4 – 7, 2014
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!

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.

Dance USM! takes the stage December 4 – 7, 2014

Dance USM!

Students present a spectacular showcase of hip hop, jazz, tap, contemporary, musical theatre, dance-performance hybrid, and aerial dance.

Dance USM! takes the stage December 4 – 7 in Russell Hall on our Gorham campus.

USM News

USM Events

November 26, 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 27, 2014
(All day)
November 28, 2014
(All day)
November 28, 2014
5:30 PM to 6:45 PM
Sullivan Gym - Multipurpose Room
November 29, 2014
(All day)
November 30, 2014
(All day)

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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