Student Engagement & Leadership

Commuter Resources

Commuter Student Association

The Commuter Student Association (CSA) is an entity of the University of Southern Maine Student Government Association. The CSA focuses on building community among commuting students, hosting both on- and off-campus activities for all students, providing space for students to share their perspectives in an effort to better the commuter student experience, and advocating for the interests and needs of the commuter student population.

Feel free to email us if you'd like to get involved, learn more, or share your concerns:

Off Campus Housing

The University of Southern Maine has partnered with to provide students with off-campus housing listings. On the site, you can browse rental properties, search for roommates, post or search for a sublet, and more.

Search rental listings for USM 

Post a FREE roommate search/sublet listing (registration required)


Places4Students Customer Service


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Friday 9am-5pm EST



Register and post your rental listing


Resources and Safety Information for Students Living Off-Campus

US Fire Administration: Campus Fire Safety Outreach Materials

The University of Southern Maine offers this service as a convenience to the University community. The University does not manage or own any of the properties listed here. The University has made no independent investigation of, and makes no representations or warranties regarding, the suitability, fitness, condition or safety of the properties listed on this site or the accuracy or completeness of the information provided. The University does not recommend or endorse any of the properties listed on this site. It is the sole responsibility of the students or other users of this site to check out the properties and/or landlords listed. The University is not responsible for any liability or damage arising from the use of information on this site.