Parents and Family Members

Welcome to our website designed just for you. Our focus at USM is on the success of your student, and we recognize that you play an important part in that success. Furthermore, we know that you often have questions about your role and how you can be most helpful.  We know there will be times of great celebration as well as times of concern.

Orientation Dates:

  • Friday, May 29th  - Portland Campus
  • Friday, June 12th - Gorham Campus
  • Sunday, June 21st & Monday, June 22nd - Overnight Gorham Campus (Housing only available for students - Local Accommodations available.)
  • Friday, July 31st - Portland Campus

**For family members, to stay over night, please look at our list of accommodations to find a hotel.

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Register for Orientation

Register for Orientation at USM

Orientation is your chance to sign up for the classes you want this fall, meet your fellow classmates, faculty, and staff, and also get a feel for campus life at our overnight session.

Choose from dates in May, June, or July on our Portland or Gorham campuses!

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Contact Us

Have questions? Need assistance? Not sure which Orientation date is right for you?

Contact the Orientation team at orientation@usm.maine.edu or call 207-780-4604.

Connect With Us

Join one of our Facebook Groups to get to know your classmates, post information, and ask questions!

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