About USM

Visit USM

One of the best ways to get a feel for the USM community is to visit our campuses. Whether you live in Maine or are traveling here from another part of New England, the country or the world, you'll fall in love with the natural beauty of our campus surroundings and all there is to see, experience, and learn.

Campus Tours & Information Sessions

Register for tours and information sessions, or learn about self-guided tours of any — or all — of our campuses in Gorham, Portland, and Lewiston. Learn more.

Maps, Parking, & Transportation

Access campus maps, view parking guidelines, and learn about the different modes of transportation for traveling to, and between, our three campuses. Learn more.

Area Accommodations

From convenient airport and downtown hotels to seaside resorts to charming inns, you'll find a wide range of places to stay while visiting USM. Check out our suggestions as you begin your search for the right accommodations. Learn more.

Local Attractions

USM's three campuses are located in a state known for its natural beauty from the mountains to the sea. As a student, you can enjoy an infinite variety of recreational opportunities — beaches, biking, hiking, skiing, sports — as well as our amazing local food culture, arts and music scene, and so much more. 

Outdoor and Indoor Recreation

Going to school at USM is like having a four-season outdoor playground in your backyard. And that's just the beginning. We have pro sports teams, water, and amusement parks, plus indoor fun of all kinds. Learn more.

Area Dining

Maine has earned a reputation as a foodie hotspot, with an emphasis on locally grown and caught (think lobster) ingredients. From casual to fancy, there are great restaurants to choose from! Learn more.

Arts, Theatre, & Entertainment

For generations, Maine has inspired great works from artists, writers, poets, and musicians — and still does. You'll discover talent and creativity at every turn and many opportunities to enjoy world-class performances. Learn more.