Student Financial Services

Incoming Students

If you are considering attending the University of Southern Maine (USM) for the first time, below you will find a basic outline to enable you to complete all the steps necessary to finance your education:

Before you begin — know the cost.

  1. Submit your FAFSA & Get Admitted
  2. Apply for Scholarships
  3. General Timelines for Award
  4. Become Familiar with your MaineStreet Account
  5. Outstanding Requirements
  6. Understanding Your Award
  7. Accepting your Award & Post Award Requirements
  8. Maintain Academic Progress

Important Information to Know:

The Impact of Repeated Coursework

The Impact of Withdrawing