Your Journey Starts Here

Congratulations and Welcome to USM! Once your are accepted, we encourage you to Start Your Journey and prepare for Orientation 2015. Registration for your Orientation will be open on April 1st.
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Welcome to USM!

Congratulations on your acceptance to the University! We are happy to have you as a part of our community.
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Welcome to USM!

Orientation is an important step in preparing for your first semester on campus. We encourage you to come to orientation with an open mind and ready to embark upon a great undergraduate experience.
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Welcome to USM!

This site will help you to prepare for your Orientation program. You can call us at 207-780-4604 or email us at orientation@usm.maine.edu if you have other questions about your orientation program.
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Start Your Journey

Your Journey Starts Today!

Congratulations on your acceptance to USM!  This portal will guide you through the 'next steps' on your journey.  Click LEARN MORE to ensure a smoother transition to the start of your school year.  

Family Members

Our Parents and Family Members Program is designed for you to learn how you can support your student through their transition to the University of Southern Maine. Click LEARN MORE.

Prepare for Orientation

The key to your success is preparation!  Take time to review important information and be ready for your orientation day! Click LEARN MORE to prepare for your Orientation Program.

Orientation Leaders

Orientation Leaders

Click LEARN MORE to meet the USM students who will be your guides at orientation.


Being a Student Husky!

What do you need to know to be successful as you start the upcoming semester.  Click on Learn More to make sure you have it covered.

Orientation Questions

Click LEARN MORE to review a checklist of Frequently Asked Orientation Questions.