Office of Admissions

Campus Tours & Events

It's always the right time to plan a visit to the University of Southern Maine! We offer many opportunities for you to visit our three campuses and see for yourself why so many great students choose USM.



Visit USM: Information Sessions and Guided Tours

Join us for an information session with an Admissions counselor followed by a guided 75-minute walking tour of one of our campuses. Information sessions begin at 9:30 a.m.

Gorham: Mondays and Wednesdays, select Saturdays
Portland: Tuesdays and Thursdays
Both Portland and Gorham: Fridays

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For Lewiston-Auburn campus visits, request an appointment and tour or call (207) 753-6630.

Questions about Portland and Gorham visits? Contact the Office of Admissions:

(207) 780-5670


Junior Preview Days

February 26th and April 22nd
9:30 a.m. — 3:30 p.m.

High School Juniors: You and your family are invited to spend time on our Portland and Gorham campuses for a first-hand look at what USM has to offer you.

  • Attend a special Information Session led by Admissions
  • Take a guided campus tour. Visit our Portland and Gorham campuses, residence halls, sports complex, theatre and music facilities, labs, and more.
  • Learn about the USM experience. Hear from current students and meet USM faculty and staff.
  • Explore our 50+ majors. Discover your academic opportunities and exciting ways to get involved in the community.

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Graduate School Information Sessions

Thinking about graduate school but still have questions? Come learn about your options and what to expect.

Upcoming sessions:

Wednesday, March 16th, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. - Wishcamper Center, Room 205, Portland Campus
Wednesday, April 6th, 2016 at 3:00 p.m. - Bailey Hall, Room 113, Gorham Campus
Tuesday, May 3rd, 2016 at 4:30 p.m. - Abromson Center, Room 216, Portland Campus

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 For Information about event cancellations due to university closures, inclement weather, or other circumstances, call 207-780-4800.



Apply to USM

Apply to USM for free by February 15, 2016

From now until February 15th, we're waiving your USM application fee ($40.00 for Undergraduate and $65.00 for Graduate). If you have any questions, please contact Admissions at 207-780-5670.

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