Portland Campus Development Project


A photo of a small excavator picking cinder blocks

Campus Construction Update (April 12, 2021)

For anyone quartered on USM’s Portland Campus who longed for an unobstructed view of Durham Street, these must be happy days.
A photo of the demolition of Woodbury Campus Center

Campus Construction Update (April 5, 2021)

Now that Woodbury Campus Center has been razed to make way for the Portland Commons Residence Hall, you might be wondering what’s next. First, there’s a little cleanup work to do — about 650 tons’ worth.
USM's New Career & Student Success Center

Board of Trustees authorizes new residence hall, career and student success center for USM’s Portland Campus

The Portland Campus Development Project will dramatically improve the student experience at USM by providing a multi-level, 218,000-square-foot Portland Commons Residence Hall with 580 beds; a three-story, 42,000-square-foot Career & Student Success Center; and a one-acre green space that will become a natural campus gateway and active meeting place for the entire USM community.