Office of Residential Life


Live. Learn. Connect. Grow.

Immerse yourself in the college experience, build lasting relationships, and make memories that will last a lifetime; live on campus at USM! Students who start their college experience living on campus report:

•  Earlier graduation
•  Higher grades than those living off campus
•  Greater satisfaction with the college experience
•  More involvement in campus activities than off-campus students
•  Higher likelihood of pursuing graduate work
•  Increased self-confidence and self-esteem
•  More interpersonal connections with faculty and peers
•  Opportunities to explore artistic and other cultural interests
•  Greater development of philosophy, values, political views, and career goals

Explore our first year communities and the USM experience!

The Office of Residential Life is a member of Student and University Life.

Our Vision
A collaborative, inclusive community that engages, educates and supports students.

Our Mission
Residential Life is committed to creating an engaged, respectful and inclusive community. We provide an environment that is safe, well-maintained and sustainable. Residential Life provides a meaningful and intentional learning experience that ensures the exploration of diversity, leadership and wellness.

What We Do
"We help build the college experience"
Honour - Inspire - Invest - Help

Housing Contract

The priority deadline for completing your housing contract is May 1st. Don't miss your chance to live on campus this fall! Complete your housing contract.

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