What's Happening at USM

Attend a 2015 graduate studies information session at USM!
Sign up for summer courses at USM to get ahead
Learn more about USM's process for weather delays and cancellations
Don't miss the Faculty Alumni art exhibition at USM, January 22 – March 1, 2015

Applying to USM? »

For the best financial aid package, complete your FAFSA and USM application by February 15, 2015. First-year applicants will be automatically considered for merit 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: February 2nd

Sign up for summer courses at USM to get ahead

Start planning your summer »

Earn credits this summer! With over 500 offerings, including more than 150 online courses, it's easy to fit a summer course into your schedule.

Registration begins March 2nd for current students and March 4th for all students.

Learn more about USM's process for weather delays and cancellations

Weather Delays and Cancellations »

When winter weather arrives, delays and cancellations tend to follow. Our Weather Delays and Cancellations page provides our cancellation process, storm schedules for the Gorham/Portland shuttle bus, and regional storm line phone numbers.

Don't miss the Faculty Alumni art exhibition at USM, January 22 – March 1, 2015

Faculty and Alumni Invitational »

Works by USM art faculty and alumni will be on display January 22nd – March 1st at the USM Art Gallery on our Gorham campus.

Don't miss the opening reception on Thursday, January 22nd at 5:00 P.M.

USM Events

January 30, 2015

10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Osher Map Library & Smith Center for Cartographic Education, Glickman Family Library, Portland Campus
7:45 AM to 11:00 PM
5th floor Glickman Family Library
7:00 AM to 10:00 PM
AREA Gallery, Woodbury Campus Center, Portland Campus
12:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Art Gallery, Gorham Campus
9:00 AM to 4:00 PM
UNUM Great Reading Room, 7th Floor, Glickman Family Library, USM Portland campus
January 31, 2015
12:00 AM to 8:29 AM
January 31, 2015
12:00 AM to 8:33 AM
January 31, 2015
12:00 AM to 8:28 AM
January 31, 2015
12:00 AM to 8:28 AM
January 31, 2015
1:00 PM to 4:00 PM

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 Portland and Gorham campuses closing at 1 PM today.

USM Portland and Gorham will close at 1 PM on Friday, January 30. Classes, events and activities starting at 1 PM or later have been canceled. All ONLINE courses will be held as scheduled unless notified by course instructor.

For detailed information visit the Weather Delays and Cancellations page.

To check the status of Lewiston-Auburn College call 753-6595. To check the status of the Muskie offices in Augusta call 621-3000 press option #5. 

USM Financial Aid

Complete your FAFSA and USM Application by February 15th

Applying to USM? For the best financial aid package, complete your FAFSA and USM application by February 15, 2015. First-year applicants will be automatically considered for merit scholarships. Be sure to browse all scholarships.

If you are a continuing student, file your FAFSA application by February 15, 2015 and don't forget to apply for scholarships.

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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