The University of Southern Maine (USM) Parking Garage includes 1,050 parking spaces –– 920 of which are covered. The parking garage entrance is located off of Bedford Street (on Surrenden Street) and is attached to the Abromson Community Education Center.
Parking Garage Hours
The parking garage is open to the public Monday through Friday between the hours of 7:00 AM and 11:00 PM. The garage is typically closed on Saturdays and Sundays.
Opening of the parking garage on the weekend for university events must be scheduled through the parking supervisor. To schedule, please contact the Parking and Transportation Office.
Please note: If the University is closed due to weather delays and cancellations, the parking garage will also be closed.
Parking Garage Rates
Hourly Rate: $2 (with a maximum of $20 for the day)
From 11:01 P.M. to 5:00 P.M. the following day, the garage has the normal hourly rate. However, it is free of charge between 5:00 P.M. and 11:00 P.M.
Overnight Parking in the Garage
Short term overnight parking is available for USM faculty, staff, and students on the ground level of the parking garage. To park overnight, you must also display a valid USM parking permit.
Parking and Transportation Office
The Parking and Transportation Office on the Portland campus is located near the entrance to the parking garage on Level 1. For more information, visit the contact page.