Campus Human Resources Services

Onboarding U@USM - For New Hires

Welcome to the University of Southern Maine!

You have joined a university with deep roots in the cultural, scientific, business and economic life of Maine.

As you explore USM, you will discover an institution characterized by energy, enthusiasm, and innovation; an institution at the heart of its community and dedicated to transforming lives. At USM we believe deeply in excellent teaching, service to students, and in supporting the professional success and growth of our employees.

We are proud of our services in Human Resources, and it is our hope that you will find satisfaction in your contribution to the USM mission. Please let us know how we can help you learn more about the University or about navigating your University career.

Become familiar with USM as your employer:

Prepare for your first day:

Be sure to check with your supervisor about when and where to report to work on your first day. Regular employees are strongly encouraged to attend HR orientation and you will receive an invitation with details to the email listed on your application.

On your first day, your supervisor will complete the Form I-9 with you, so please bring acceptable Form I-9 documentation.

Note: Some links will require your MaineStreet log-in credentials (your email name and password).

Helpful IT Resources:

If you have any questions or need help, please contact Human Resources at 207-780-5792 or email