Portland, ME

Directions

Map & Directions

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From the North

Take the Maine Turnpike to Exit 48 (formerly Exit 8). Turn left onto Riverside Street, then left onto Brighton Avenue (Route 25) at first light. Proceed for about two miles. Turn right onto Deering Avenue at the six-way intersection of Route 25, Falmouth Street, and Deering Avenue. The Law School parking lot is on the right (246 Deering Avenue).

From the South

Take the Maine Turnpike to Exit 44, South Portland/Downtown Portland/I-295 North. Follow I-295 to Exit 6B (Forest Avenue North). Turn right onto Forest Avenue, then left at the second traffic light (Falmouth Street). Turn left at the next traffic light, onto Deering Avenue. The Law School parking lot is on the right (246 Deering Avenue). Parking is also available at the USM parking garage located on Bedford Street.

By Air

The Portland International Jetport is served by several major airlines.

By Train and Bus

Amtrak provides four round trips daily between the Portland Transportation Center and Boston's North Station.


The Law School is close to everything. Deering Oaks Park is a five-minute walk, as is the grocery store, pharmacy, bookstore, Back Cove running and biking path, and Hadlock Field, home of the Portland Sea Dogs! Our neighborhood has many apartments, which are often rented by students. The Portland International Jetport is an easy ten-minute drive. Beaches are fifteen minutes to a half-hour away. Mountain climbing and skiing are easily within an hour.

In cases of inclement weather, please call the University of Southern Maine's Storm Line at 207.780.4800 to deterimine if the University is closed or is on a modified schedule.