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

USM News

President David Flanagan
Saying, "We must transform our culture, and the way we do business. We must link our programs and services directly to the needs of our students … " President Flanagan announced new Student Services Division on November 13.
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USM Events

December 22, 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
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 23, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 23, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 26, 2014
11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 26, 2014
1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Southworth Planetarium
December 27, 2014
3:00 PM to 4:00 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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Scholarship Opportunity

If it's been 5 or more years since you were in school, USM may have a scholarship for you!

If you have ever experienced a gap in your education of 5 or more years, you may be eligible to receive up to $5,000 per year from the Osher Reentry Scholarship Endowment.

The deadline for this scholarship has been extended to Dec. 22, 2014.

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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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