Special Collections

Course Catalogs

The University of Southern Maine grew out of two academic institutions in Gorham and Portland, and the Portland institution itself is the result of merging several earlier schools. Our collection has catalogs from all of these preceding academic institutions.

View Course Catalogs in the Digital Commons.

The list below is organized to reflect this past history both chronologically and geographically.

Gorham Normal School Catalog 1880-1905
Gorham State Teachers College Catalog 1965/1967
Gorham State College Catalog 1968, 1970
Portland University Catalog  
Portland Junior College Catalog 1933-1941, 1947-1958
University of Maine - Portland UMaine Catalog* 1958-1961, 1963-1970
  Catalog 1969/70
  UMaine Summer Sessions Catalog* 1965-1970
University of Maine at Portland-Gorham Catalog 1970-78
  Summer Session Catalog 1972-74
USM College of Education Graduate Programs 1981/82, 1997/98
and Human Development    
University of Southern Maine Undergraduate Catalog 1978-2005, 2016-2019
  2006-current (not printed - click for online catalogs
  Graduate Catalog 1981-2005, 2016-2019
  2006-current (not printed - click for online catalogs
  Summer Session Catalog 1981-2005
  2006-current (not printed -  click for online catalogs)
  Winter Session Catalog 1992/93, 1995-2004
  2006-2015 (not printed - click for online catalogs
*Includes UofM-Portland