USM Public Safety

The Department of Public Safety at the University of Southern Maine is a certified, full service police agency responsible for providing law enforcement, emergency response, crime prevention and community programming services on our Portland and Gorham campuses. Learn more about USM Public Safety.

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Chief's Message

A message to the University of Southern Maine community from Chief Ronald G. Saindon

Anonymous Reporting


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COVID-19 (Coronavirus)

Information and FAQ. This page includes a list of Public Health Resources, Announcements, and UMS Community Guidance.

Public Safety Communications Center

The USM Public Safety Emergency Communications Center is staffed 24 hours a day.

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Weather Delays and Cancellations

Policies regarding the University of Southern Maine’s approach to opening delays, cancellations, or closures due to inclement weather at our three campuses.