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Parking & Directions to the Abromson Center

Abromson Center

Parking at USM 

It's easy and it's free!

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.

There is no longer a need to take a ticket or have it validated. 

Directions to the Abromson Center

  • 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.

Map of Abromson Center



METRO bus stops are within very close walking distance of the Abromson Center. Bus 4 or 4X from downtown Portland turns from Forest Avenue onto Bedford Street. There is a bus stop by the USM Woobury Campus Center diagonally across from the new Abromson Center. Other buses coming out Forest Avenue stop at Bedford Street in front of the Portland Housing Authority. Incoming buses stop at the corner of Forest Avenue and Bedford Street. Call 774-0351 for more information.