Returning Student Housing Selection
Housing selection is coming right up! Try out mock selection on your housing portal and make sure you have all the information that you need to know about your selection days and times.
First-Year Housing Process
First-year residential students at the University of Southern Maine are housed together in Living Learning Communities (LLCs) and share a 1-credit experiential learning course with others in their residential community.
Applying for Housing
Learn more about our housing portal, how to pay the deposit, credit hour requirements to live on campus, and more.
Our Residence Halls
Explore our varied residence hall options on the Gorham campus for first-year, returning, transfer, graduate, and law students. Portland Commons will open on the Portland campus in Fall 2023.
Our future residence hall on the Portland campus will house USM second-, third- and fourth-year undergraduate, USM and UMS graduate, and Maine Law students.
Room & Board Rates
We offer room configurations ranging from singles to four- person apartments. The three residential meal plan options can be used in the dining hall as well as the snack bar and other locales across our campuses.
Student Staff Selection
Are you interested in working with a team of passionate, engaged student leaders and supporting your peers? Apply to be a Resident Assistant or Academic Mentor on your Residential Life and Housing Portal!
USM has made a commitment to provide on-campus housing to as many students as possible, which sometimes requires assigning students to enhanced occupancy rooms.
These policies are designed to maximize the positive aspects of residence hall living by stating behavioral standards for all.
Are you a USM student who is interested in living on-campus this summer? Review the eligibility requirements and application process details here!
Summer Intern Housing
Are you looking to live-on campus this summer while you participate in a local internship? Review the eligibility requirements and application process details here!