Kelsey Bannon

Academic Advisor
Kelsey Bannon

Office Location

119 Bailey Hall, Gorham


207-780-4555 / Direct 207-228-8282


Advisees may make appointments with Kelsey at

Kelsey is originally from Champaign, IL but has lived in Massachusetts, Washington D.C. and Texas before moving to Portland, Maine. She began working for the University of Southern Maine in 2017, and is currently an Academic Advisor, working primarily with the Department of Exercise, Health and Sport Sciences.

Kelsey attended the University of Massachusetts Amherst, receiving her Bachelor’s degree in Hospitality and Tourism Management with a minor in French Studies. After some time in industry, she attended Merrimack College to attain a Master of Education in Higher Education and has previously worked as a Career Advisor for undeclared students.

In her spare time, Kelsey enjoys hiking, camping, relaxing at one of Maine’s state park beaches, trying out new restaurants in downtown Portland, and exploring the many quaint towns nearby. She has a passion for travel, music and art and enjoys going to plays, paint nights and jazz bars downtown.