Student Activities & Involvement

Friends & Family // Homecoming Weekend

USM students, faculty, staff, alumni, community members, friends, and family are all welcome to join us for a weekend of fun! 
                                                                   Download the schedule or view below.

FRIDAY, September 22nd

4:00 - 5:30 PM - Welcome Reception with the Dean of Students - Lower Brooks (Gorham)

    • Light refreshments will be served

Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall until 7:30 PM

5:00 - 6:30 PM - Muskie School Alumni and Friends Open House - University Events Room, 7th floor Glickman Library (Portland)

8:00 PM - Trivia Night -  Lower Brooks (Gorham)

    • Family fun and prizes to be won!

SATURDAY, September 23rd

Dining Hours

Continental Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Lunch Service at the BBQ Celebration from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM

Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 2:00 PM - 6:30 PM

Schedule of Events

9:00 - 10:30 AM - Yoga & Running/Walking Groups - all meet at Lower Brooks (Gorham)

    • Gorham Yoga Company hosts a free yoga class (all levels) and those who want to get outdoors can go explore campus on a walk or run

9:00 - 10:00 AM - Morning Coffee at Sister's Gourmet Deli hosted by USM Alumni Association

11:00 AM - 1:00 PM - Family and Friends BBQ Celebration hosted by Athletics, Dining Services, and Student Activities - Outside Costello (Gorham) *This is the only lunch Dining Service on campus at this time*

12:00 - 3:00 PM - Fall Fest - Luther Bonney/Payson Smith Lawn (Portland)

    • Free food, live music, lawn games, and prizes! Outdoor fun abounds with a 76 degree forecast.
      • Shuttle bus leaves Gorham (for Portland) at 11:30 AM
      • Shuttle bus leaves Portland (for Gorham) at 3:00 PM

12:00 PM - Women's Volleyball hosting Rhode Island College - Hill Gym (Gorham)

1:00 - 4:00 PM - Open Games inside Lower Brooks and outside Upton/Hastings (Gorham)

    • Foosball, pool, ping-pong, and board games (inside), and Kan-jam, cornhole, volleyball, basketball (outside)

1:00 PM - Women's Soccer hosting Rhode Island College - Hannaford Field (Gorham)

1:00 PM - Women's Tennis hosting Rhode Island College (Gorham High School - 41 Morrill Ave)

2:00 - 3:00 PM - Husky Happy Hour hosted by USM Alumni Association

4:00 PM - Women's Volleyball hosting Colby College - Hill Gym (Gorham)

7:00 PM - Casino Night - Lower Brooks (Gorham)

    • Play all the classic games with funny money to win prizes and challenge your friends and family!

SUNDAY, September 24th

Dining Hours

Continental Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 8:30 AM - 10:00 AM

Dining Service in Brooks Dining Hall from 10:00 AM - 6:30 PM

Schedule of Events

10:00 AM - 12:00 PM - Family Brunch - Brooks Dining Hall (Gorham)

1:00 PM - Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots Game Viewing - Lower Brooks (Gorham)

    • Refreshments and team spirit - go Pats!


For more information, email Alex Carrier at