Important update: You will need your USM Campus ID Card to ride the new METRO Husky Line bus for transportation between the Portland and Gorham campuses. See the updated schedule and pick-up locations.
You can get there from here: New METRO partnership increases transit options
Our new partnership with Greater Portland METRO provides students, staff, and faculty free rides on all METRO lines — including the new Husky Line, which offers Portland-Gorham campus transit seven days a week. So students can ride from home to campus, to work, internships, and more — all while staying connected to WiFi and USB charging ports.
Economics major gains international trade experience — on the Maine coast and abroad
As the state’s businesses have expanded global trade, particularly in the North Atlantic, we’ve forged partnerships with regional trade companies and with Iceland’s Reykjavík University. At the center of those partnerships are enterprising students like Shaelan Donovan '18.
There’s no better way to choose a university than by experiencing it! Several academic departments have curated special events just for high school seniors and their families this fall. Select an area of study to immerse yourself in and you'll meet faculty, sit in on a class, tour our facilities, and get a feel for life on campus.
Honoring Dr. Alfred Osher, an anonymous donor has made a tremendous contribution toward the Portland campus master plan. The new visual and performing arts facility is a dream in the making, featuring a 1,000-seat concert hall, a recital hall, black box theater, and art gallery.
The University of Southern Maine begins its 2018-2019 academic year with increasing financial stability, a rededication to academics and surging student numbers, President Glenn Cummings said Aug. 30 at the annual opening breakfast.
Join us on September 24 to meet our renowned faculty, explore our rigorous academic programs and research opportunities, and learn more about hands-on experiences — like internships and practicums — with community partners.
"The USM Update" is now in its third season! This season we are highlighting the many ways in which USM is preparing today's students for tomorrow's careers to fill the skill gaps in Maine's workforce. On this episode, we discuss new programs in the School of Nursing, how we're training the next generation of clinical rehabilitation workers and how USM's Career & Employment Hub is facing the workforce shortage head-on.
Information Sessions for Adult & Transfer Students
We know it can be tough to fit an education into your working and/or family life. That's why we offer information sessions that are tailored for adult and transfer students looking to explore our majors, financial aid, scholarships, prior learning assessment, and the admission process. Choose from events in Portland or Lewiston this fall.