Welcome New Huskies!

Click the portal below that is the right fit for you to choose your Amazing Race Orientation!
USM Amazing Race

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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Residential Gorham Campus

USM Gorham Campus

Are you planning to live on Campus? Click LEARN MORE to find out about our overnight or day Orientation program on the Gorham Campus.

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.


Portland Campus

Are you a transfer or commuter student? 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.