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Parking & Directions

Parking at USM 

Portland Campus:

  • The Portland Parking Garage is one of the best places to park on the Portland campus.  Entrance and exit gates are open for free parking and no tickets are dispensed. 
  • Upon entry into the garage, you will be prompted to press a button, which will raise the gate for you to enter the garage. Entrance into the garage is on Surrenden St.

  • To exit the garage, approach the exit gates slowly. They will automatically open for you.

Lewiston- Auburn Campus:

  • Students can park anywhere in the surface lot.  


Directions to the Abromson Center, Portland Campus

  • GPS Address
    88 Bedford Street
    Portland, Maine 04104

  • From I-295 (north or south bound)
    Take Exit 6B (Forest Avenue North). Turn left at the first light and proceed until you see the skywalk over the street. Drive under the skywalk and turn left onto Surrenden St. to enter the garage. The Abromson Center is attached to the garage.
  • From Brighton Ave.
    At the Law School (on your right), bear left onto Bedford St. then turn right onto Surrenden St. to enter the garage (just before the skywalk). The Abromson Center is attached to the garage.

Directions to the Wishcamper Center, Portland Campus

  • GPS Address
    44 Bedford Street
    Portland, Maine 04104

  • From I-295 (north or south bound)
    Take Exit 6B (Forest Avenue North). Turn left at the first light. Take first left into the Wishcamper parking lot or  proceed until you see the skywalk over the street. Drive under the skywalk and turn left onto Surrenden St. to enter the parking garage.
  • From Brighton Ave.
    At the Law School (on your right), bear left onto Bedford St. then turn right onto Surrenden St. to enter the parking garage (just before the skywalk). You can also take the 2nd right after the skywalk to the Wishcamper parking lot.

Directions to the Lewsiton-Auburn Campus

  • GPS Address
    51 Westminster Street
    Lewiston, Maine 04240
  • From the South (I-95)
    Take Exit 80 (formerly Exit 13). Take a left at the light and then take your first right, headed for Lisbon Falls. Turn left at the second stoplight (Maine Public Broadcasting will be on your left) onto Westminster Street. USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.

  • From the the North (I-95)
    Take Exit 80 (formerly Exit 13). Bear right coming off the exit and then take your first right, headed for Lisbon Falls. Turn left at the second stoplight (Maine Public Broadcasting will be on your left) onto Westminster Street. USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.
  • From Intown Lewiston
    Take Canal Street to Lisbon Street toward Lisbon Falls. (Route 196).After going under the Maine Turnpike Underpass, turn left at the second stoplight onto Westminster Street. USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.

  • From Brunswick
    Take Route 196 to Lewiston. Turn right at the onto Westminster Street (across the street from the Tire Warehouse). USM's Lewiston-Auburn Campus is towards the top of the hill on the right, after Ryder Truck.