2013-14 Catalogs

Student Life & Co-Curricular Programs

Dining Services

Dining facilities are located on all campuses. In Gorham, options include the Residential Restaurant, the Convenience Store, the Husky Hideaway Snack Bar in the Brooks Student Center, the Ice Arena Kiosk, and the Bailey Hall Cafe.  In Portland, options include the Food Court in the Woodbury Campus Center, the University of Maine School of Law Café, and the Luther Bonney P.O.D. and Mini-Mart. The Lewiston-Auburn campus features Café-LA.

FMI (including hours, menus, and how to purchase a residential or commuter meal plan): (207) 780-5420, http://www.campusdish.com/en-us/CSNE/SouthernMaine.

Residential Life

The Department of Residential Life and Resident Education provides clean, safe, and attractive living and learning environments for approximately 1500 students in seven residential facilities on the Gorham Campus. Accommodations are coeducational and offer convenient access to classes and campus events. Students living on campus may choose to apply to live in one of our special interest housing areas or living-learning communities.

FMI: (207) 780-5240, email reslife@usm.maine.edu, or http://usm.maine.edu/reslife, 100 Upton Hall, Gorham Campus.

Student Centers

Brooks Student Center

The Brooks Student Center (BSC) serves as the "hub" for student life in Gorham. Whether you want to relax and study, grab a snack, or attend an event, the BSC has something for you. BSC amenities include 24/7 access to a UCU ATM and cash-to-card machines, campus bookstore, student mailboxes, computer stations, lounge space, bulletin boards, and three campus dining locations: the Residential Restaurant, the Husky Hideaway, and the Brooks Convenience Store. BSC is also home to the Office of Student Life & Campus Involvement and Activities.

FMI: (207) 780-5081 or visit http://usm.maine.edu/studentlife.

Woodbury Campus Center

The Woodbury Campus Center serves as the "living room" of the Portland campus, with campus dining, the USM bookstore, UCU ATM, and many other services available. Also located in the Woodbury Campus Center is the Student Life Office, Area Gallery, the Women and Community Center, the Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Student Government Offices, Student Legal Services Office, the Veterans' Resource Center, and the Multicultural Student Center. Support services for commuter students including off-campus housing options, parking and transportation information, and more are also available.

FMI: (207) 228-8200 or visit http://usm.maine.edu/studentlife.

Student Government and Student Organizations

Graduate Student Government


Undergraduate Student Government Association


USM/LAC Student Government Association


Student Organizations


Student Legal Services


Greek Life

Greek letter organizations offer students the opportunity to participate in a community emphasizing leadership, community service, academic achievement, and self-governance. Several social fraternities and sororities are affiliated with USM.

FMI: visit http://usm.maine.edu/studentlife/greek-life