Located in Portland, Maine, the University of Maine Portland Gateway provides a one-stop connection and point of access to UMaine’s vast array of innovative research, education, and outreach resources, programs, and services. These include those existing in Portland and its surrounding region, where the university has faculty, staff, and students, and a vast array of research, education, and outreach programs, as well as partnerships with business/industry and corporate sectors, healthcare providers and medical facilities, universities and research institutions, K-12 schools, and other entities.


To make Maine the best state in the nation in which to live, work, and learn.


To serve as the gateway to the University of Maine research, education, and outreach resources, programs, and services, by acting as the front door for the university engagement in Portland and beyond, through comprehensively serving the education and business needs, preparing the knowledge-and-innovation workforce, and being a major contributor to societal advancement and economic development.