2015-16 Catalogs

Student Life & Co-Curricular Programs

Dining Services

Dining facilities are located on all three campuses. In Gorham, options include the Residential Restaurant, the Husky Hideaway Snack Bar, 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.

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

Residential Life

The Department of Residential Life provides clean, safe, and attractive living and learning environments for approximately 1100 students in five 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.

For More Information: (207) 780-5240, email reslife@usm.maine.edu, or 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 University Credit Union ("UCU") ATM, a staffed UCU branch,  pool and ping pong tables, a flat screen tv, lounge space, bulletin boards, and two campus dining locations: the Residential Restaurant, the Husky Hideaway and Convenience Store. BSC is also home to the Office of Student Life & Campus Involvement and Activities.

For More Information: (207) 780-5081 or visit  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, a UCU ATM, and many other services available. Also located in the Woodbury Campus Center is the Student Life Office, Area Gallery, the Center for Sexualities and Gender Diversity, Student Government Offices, Student Legal Services Office, the Veterans' Resource Center, the Portland Well, the office of Religious and Spiritual Life, and the Multicultural Student Center. Support services for commuter students including off-campus housing options, parking and transportation information, and more are also available.

For More Information: (207) 228-8200 or visit 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.

For More Information: visit usm.maine.edu/studentlife/greek-life