Office of Public Affairs

The University of Southern Maine’s Office of Public Affairs is responsible for telling the story of the University through strategic communications, both written and digital, the University’s social media presence and via the news media. Learn more about Office of Public Affairs.

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Current students, faculty, and staff: Visit us on MyUSM

We’ve moved our information for current students, faculty, and staff to MyUSM — streamlining access through our secure, single sign-on portal. Login required.
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USM News and Events

The USM News and Events website features news produced by the Office of Public Affairs, sorted by News Highlights, USM in the News, Notables and more.

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Resources for News Media

Resources for media including contacts for media, the USM Editorial Style Guide, fact sheets, USM news and press releases.
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Emergency Communications

Information regarding emergency alerts and communications from USM Public Safety, including inclement weather closures and how to sign up for USM Alerts.