As an institution within the University of Maine System, the University of Southern Maine is part of the System’s Unified Accreditation by the the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE) which accredits schools and colleges in six New England states. Accreditation by NECHE indicates that the institution has been carefully evaluated and found to meet standards agreed upon by qualified educators and the federal government.
The University of Southern Maine does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation (including transgender status and gender expression), national origin, citizenship status, age, disability, genetic information or veterans status in employment, education, and all other programs and activities. The following office has been designated to handle inquiries regarding non-discrimination policies: Equal Opportunity, University of Maine System, (207) 581-1226.
The University of Southern Maine reserves the right to revise, amend, or change items set forth in this catalog from time to time. Accordingly, readers of this catalog should inquire as to whether any such revisions, amendments, or changes have been made since the date of publication. The University reserves the right to cancel course offerings, to set minimum and maximum class sizes, to change designated instructors in courses, and to make decisions affecting the academic standing of anyone participating in a course or program offered by the University of Southern Maine.