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Take a course at USM without a degree program
Orientation at USM
Confucius Institute at USM
Apply now to USM for Fall 2015!

Don't wait any longer — apply now! »

If you haven't yet applied to USM, don't wait! The sooner you apply, the better prepared you'll be for the fall semester.

Apply now so you can attend orientation, register early for classes, and choose a residence hall community.

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 spring to learn more about your graduate school options and the application process.

Next session: August 19th

Take a course at USM without a degree program

Fall courses are open to everyone! »

You don't have to be a full-time student to take courses at USM. With over 1400 offerings, including more than 200 online courses, it's easy to fit a course into your schedule.

Register today by calling 207-780-5230.

Orientation at USM

Orientation for new students »

If you are a new student starting this fall, register for an orientation session today! This is your chance to sign up for classes, meet your fellow classmates, and learn more about campus life at USM.

Confucius Institute at USM

Confucius Institute at USM »

USM hosts the first Confucius Institute in the state of Maine, which promotes Chinese language and culture to the state’s students, educators, and community members.

USM News

University of Southern Maine President Glenn Cummings
The University of Southern Maine’s 13th president comes to us with a strong background in education, both at the state and federal level, and years of government leadership experience. A native Mainer, with multi-generational roots in Maine, Dr. Cummings possesses an in depth knowledge and understanding of our communities and the various educational systems in Maine.
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USM Events

July 27, 2015

7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
7th floor Great Reading Room, Glickman Family Library
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, 314 Forest Ave, Portland Maine 04101
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
July 28, 2015
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, 314 Forest Ave, Portland Maine 04101
July 28, 2015
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
July 28, 2015
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
July 29, 2015
10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library and Smith Center for Cartographic Education, 314 Forest Ave, Portland Maine 04101
July 29, 2015
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium

Graduate Scholarship

If you're interested in taking a graduate course at USM and have not applied for graduate school, apply for our Expanding Horizons Scholarship by July 31st. Ten $1,000 scholarships will be awarded! If you have any questions, call
207-780-4877.

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Welcome, Dr. Cummings!

Dr. Cummings is USM's 13th President

We are excited to welcome USM's 13th president, Dr. Glenn Cummings, in his first days on campus!

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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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