USM Public Safety

Parking and Transportation

Portland campus: Bedford Street construction notice

Due to City of Portland construction, Bedford Street will be undergoing work all summer and is restricted to one-way, one-lane traffic from Brighton Avenue/Deering Avenue down to Forest Avenue. University parking lots and the Abromson Community Education Center parking garage remain open and accessible. Read more.

Additional updates can be found on the City of Portland website.

The Parking offices are located on the first floor of the parking garage on the Portland campus and at Public Safety headquarters (28 Husky Drive) on the Gorham campus.

Parking is responsible for issuing parking permits, collecting fines for parking violations, and answering any questions you may have about parking on campus.

Parking permits for students and faculty/staff parking must be obtained at the Parking office in Portland on the first floor of the parking garage or Public Safety headquarters in Gorham.

Currently there is no charge for parking your vehicle in the parking garage, however, a parking permit is required for any vehicle parked on a surface lot. Faculty & Staff are required to have a parking permit to park anywhere on campus, including the parking garage in Portland.  Visitor passes may be obtained for short-term parking at the Parking office or Public Safety office in Portland and Public Safety headquarters in Gorham.

If you receive a parking ticket and wish to appeal the violation, please visit one of the links listed below for appeals. This form must be completed within 10 days of the ticket issue date.

Public Safety is also responsible for the management of the METRO Husky Line contract. For further information on the METRO Husky Line transit service and schedule, please see the links below.    


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Phone: 207-780-4718
Fax: 207-228-8055
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