Our Portland campus is in a lively, lovable city on Casco Bay. Enjoy everything that Portland has to offer from music, theater, and the arts, to entertainment of all kinds — and amazing, local food.
New construction on our Portland campus
Located within walking and biking distance to the heart of downtown Portland, our Passive House residence hall and eco-conscious student center will open in 2023. You’ll have access to spacious study areas, a café, our Career & Employment Hub, the University Store, and much more.
The Cutler Institute for Health and Social Policy at the Muskie School of Public Service is dedicated to developing innovative, evidence-informed, and practical approaches to pressing health and social challenges faced by individuals, families, and communities.
Search through valuable academic resources; Special Collections collects and preserves rare materials, including books, manuscripts, photographs, and artifacts; and the Osher Map Library is committed to preserving the cartographic heritage of state, region, and nation for future generations.
USM students commute easily between the Portland and Gorham campuses via the WiFi-enabled METRO Husky Line — complete with USB charging ports! The new fleet of natural gas buses make frequent stops on campus 7 days per week, plus stops in downtown Portland and Westbrook. An added bonus: students ride for free on all METRO lines, so you can get to your internship, work, the mall, and more!