Welcome New Huskies!

Congratulations and Welcome to USM! Orientation 2015 is in planning mode and dates will be available by March 1st.
Let's begin!

Welcome to USM!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University! We are happy to have you as a part of our community.
USM Sign and Husky

Welcome to USM!

Orientation is an important step in preparing for your first semester on campus. We encourage you to come to orientation with an open mind and ready to embark upon a great undergraduate experience.
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Welcome to USM!

This site will help you to prepare for your Orientation program. You can call us at 207-780-4604 or email us at orientation@usm.maine.edu if you have other questions about your orientation program.
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Start Your Journey

Your Journey Starts Today!

Congratulations on your acceptance to USM!  This portal will guide you through the 'next steps' on your journey.  By taking a few moments to review these steps, you will ensure a smoother transition to the start of your school year.  Click LEARN MORE to begin.

Family Members

Family Members

Our Parents and Family Members Program is designed for you to learn how you can support your student through their transition to the University of Southern Maine. Click LEARN MORE to explore our website and learn more about our Orientation program.

Prepare for Orientation

Portland Campus

The key to your success is preparation!  Take time to review important information and be ready for your orientation day! Click LEARN MORE to learn about your Orientation Program.


Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders

Click LEARN MORE to meet the USM students who will be your guides at orientation.


Lewiston Auburn College

Lewiston Auburn Campus

Interested in pursuing a major or taking courses at our Lewiston Auburn College? Click LEARN MORE to learn about your Orientation Program at LAC.

Orientation Questions


Click LEARN MORE to review a checklist of Frequently Asked Orientation Questions.