English for Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL)

Admissions Pathway Program - Newly Accepted Student Information

 Welcome, new Admissions Pathway Program (APP)students!

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Congratulations on your admission to the University of Southern Maine!

As a newly accepted student in the Admissions Pathway Program, there are steps you will need to complete before you start your first semester at USM.

It's a good idea to meet the APP program director, Andrea Vasquez. She would love to hear from you, and she can answer your questions about the APP program.  Please feel free to email her, or call her at (207) 780-4419. 

Placement Test: New APP students must take a language placement test to determine which courses you will register for. Please click here to sign up for for a test date. 

(International students will be scheduled for the placement test upon arrival at USM. Please contact our office with questions.)

For new local students who will start at USM in the fall, please sign up to attend a USM orientation as soon as possible! Please click here to sign up, or call the orientation office at (207) 780-4604. (International students will be contacted by International Programs with their orientation dates).

You can see some useful orientation videos and events at the USM Orientation website.

For more information, please contact:
Andrea Vasquez, Director
Phone: (207) 780-4419
Email: andrea.vasquez@maine.edu


ESOL Program, University of Southern Maine, P.O. Box 9300, Portland, ME 04014-9300, USA
(207) 780-4419; Fax: (207) 780-4933; usmesol@maine.edu