Incoming Graduate Students
Welcome to the University of Montana!
Incoming graduate students may use the information and resources below to become oriented with the University of Montana Graduate School. Complete the following tasks to successfully prepare for your first year at UM.
Update Cyberbear Information
Incoming students will need to update their contact information using Cyberbear. You will need your Net ID.
Set up Student Email
Set up your official University of Montana e-mail account. This e-mail account will be used to correspond with you on official university business.
Connect with your Program
Your department/advisor can provide information about your program of study, suggested coursework, and other graduate opportunities.
Secure FundingGraduate students are strongly advised to contact the Financial Aid Office to verify the status of their financial aid. Other funding opportunities can be explored on our Funding page.
Sign up for Health Insurance
The Montana University System requires all students taking 6 or more state supported on campus credits to have and maintain major medical insurance. For more information see the Curry Health Center website.
The University of Montana offers a variety of resources to graduate students on campus. Below is a list of resources available to incoming students:
- Curry Health Center
- UM Graduate and Professional Student Association
- Graduate funding
- Mansfield Library