A view of a new kitchenette in one of our Portland Commons apartments. In the photo are new appliances: refrigerator, microwave, oven. An assortment of kitchen items are on the counter: timer, pot, lamp, cutting boards, a bowl of oranges, spatulas, etc. A short stack of books sits next to the sink.

Our new Portland residence hall opens this summer

Standing tall beside our new McGoldrick Center for Career & Student Success, Portland Commons includes a mix of affordable apartments and single-occupancy rooms that meet leading-edge Passive House sustainability standards. Downtown Portland and its myriad options for internships and weekend fun is a short bike ride away!

A student flips through a old book of maps which is open on a wooden table next to antique globes.
Navigate through history
The Osher Collection boasts thousands of sheet maps, atlases, globes, surveying instruments, and books from the 15th to the 20th centuries.
Assistant professor Asheesh Lanba holding a prosthetic arm prototypes he helped develop in our MIST lab.
Bring big dreams to life
Our cutting-edge resources for innovation and prototyping help students, faculty, staff, and community members to realize extraordinary ideas.
A rendering of the new quad and student center on our Portland campus.
The construction of a career and student success center, spacious quad, and Passive House residence hall will substantially change the USM experience.
undergraduate majors
graduate degree programs
full-time faculty