Calling All Service Members!
The University of Southern Maine is a proud supporter of our students currently active in the military and those who are military veterans.
University of Southern Maine Military Friendly Programs
The University of Southern Maine proudly supports all veteran and active military students. Our Veterans Services team can help active service members, veterans, and their families navigate the University system from the first inquiry to graduation.
Here are some of the University resources available to active service members and military veterans:
Dedicated Veteran Services Staff
We provide wraparound services to veterans, service members, and their families with step-by-step support for access to GI Bill funds. Our team of School Certifying Officials and work-study students are trained to help students understand and access educational benefits including the GI Bill, tuition assistance for members of the National Guard and Reserves, dependents’ benefits, and veteran-and military-focused scholarships.
Dedicated Space on All Four Campuses
Portland, Gorham, Lewiston-Auburn, and Online for active duty military and student veterans to connect with peers. In addition, we provide opportunities to connect with fellow veterans through University sponsored events on-campus and virtually.
Dedicated Admissions Staff
We provide military students the opportunity to work with knowledgeable admissions staff members to ensure all of your questions are answered. With numerous programs offered completely or partially online, there are many ways to shape a brighter future through your studies at the University of Southern Maine. As you begin your journey to a new degree or certificate, we’re here to support you every step of the way!