Parking Services

Parking Services is here to assist students, staff, and visitors with all parking questions, as well as to distribute parking permits, appeal violations, and assist with any concerns regarding the Portland campus parking garage. Learn more about Parking Services.

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Maps, Parking, and Transportation

Access campus maps, view parking guidelines, and learn about the different modes of transportation for traveling to, and between, our three campuses.
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Parking Rules and Regulations

In order to ensure the safety of the University of Southern Maine community and guests, it is necessary to establish guidelines, rules, and regulations for parking.

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Parking Permits

All vehicles in University of Southern Maine parking lots on the Portland and Gotham campuses must display a valid USM parking permit.
Parking Garage

Parking Garage

The University of Southern Maine (USM) Parking Garage on the Portland campus includes 1,155 parking spaces — 920 of which are covered.

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The Portland campus in the fall.

Frequently Asked Questions

Find answers to questions you may have about parking, vehicle permits, and more.
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Tickets and Appeals

If you receive a parking ticket and wish to appeal the violation, you must complete an online appeal within 10 days of receiving the ticket.