“When I entered USM, I was immediately welcomed by the RSP family. When I returned to the Gorham campus, even after two years of remote learning, I was greeted by name. This academic community celebrates unique roots and origins . . .”
— Gabby Gonzales ’23, Health Sciences major
Students gathered on Art Gallery steps


Russell Scholars is one of the Living Learning Communities at USM.  Students live and learn together on the beautiful Gorham campus. We value collaboration, connection, and community. It’s a great way to start college strong and help build a community you can enjoy through your college years.