School of Nursing

Nursing Uniform Requirements

Maine Medical Center Appearance Policy

USM Uniform Requirements (see pdf attachment for details)

 USM School of Nursing uniform

The official student uniform consists of white or royal blue tops, white or royal blue pants or skirt, and a white lab coat. A name pin, emblem, and white shoes must also be included.

The color blue should most closely match the blue color of the USM emblem.

Lab Coat:
3/4 length White

Clean, white professional shoes that provide good support
Clean white sneakers are acceptable

School of Nursing Emblem:
The University of Southern Maine School of Nursing emblem shall be worn on the left sleeve of the top and on the left sleeve of the lab coat.  This can now be purchased through the USM Campus Bookstore.

Name pin
First name Last name
USM Nursing Student

White background with blue letters.
Name pin shall be visible whenever providing care to clients depending on clinical setting

Please be aware of your professional and well-groomed appearance, (i.e. the uniform should not include: ruffles, lace, overalls, denim-like material pants with rear patch pockets, anything tight fitting or above the knee and undergarments should not be visible through your uniform.)

The above may be purchased at:

Uniforms Express 
333 Clark's Pond Parkway
South Portland, ME 04106

Uniforms Express gives a 15% discount to USM Students for scrubs, lab jackets and accessories (not patches or name tags) in store or on their website: Use promo code USM2010 for the discount online.

LAC Nursing students will also need to purchase patches and name tags at Uniforms Express in South Portland. They can ship if it's not convenient for you to pick up your order. You may call or fax your order to:
Uniforms Express
333 Clark's Pond Pkwy
South Portland, ME 04106
Phone 207-774-5500
Fax 207-774-0003 

Scrubs, lab coats, and shoes may also be purchased at any store at which they are available.  The School of Nursing Emblem can now be purchased at the USM Campus Bookstore.

For questions or comments, please contact us.

Revised: 10/16/2017