New Student Orientation Schedules
Safety precautions to prevent the spread of COVID-19 will be in place for all New Student Orientation activities. Please follow all instructions given to you by UM Advocates and University staff, such as the need to physically distance and limit group sizes.
Spring New Student Orientation
Optional In-Person Programming - January 8, 2021
|8 a.m.||4 p.m.||Welcome Table - Pick up your UM swag, and stop by to chat with a current UM student||University Center (UC) Grand Foyer, 3rd Floor|
|9 a.m.||5 p.m.||Walk In Academic Advising - Most departments on campus will have academic advisors available to meet with students on a walk-in basis who may need additional assistance with their course schedules. We recommend taking care of this over the winter break as much as possible, since capacities for appointment will be limited in-person.||Various|
|9 a.m.||10 a.m.||Campus Walking Tour - Join a UM Advocate for a tour of the beautiful Mountain Campus||Departing UC Grand Foyer, 3rd Floor|
|10 a.m.||11 a.m.||Student Success Panel - Office for Student Success, Disability Services for Students, TRiO Student Support Services, Financial Education, Campus Dining, Campus Recreation and more!||UC N. Ballroom, 3rd Floor|
|11 a.m.||Noon||Bystander Intervention Training - Mandatory for students to complete prior to registering for fall 2021 courses. If you do not complete it during these sessions there will be virtual opportunities available during the beginning of the spring semester.||UC N. Ballroom, 3rd Floor|
|11 a.m.||Noon||Missoula College Walking Tour - Depending on your needs, this tour of the River Campus building could last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour.||MC River Campus|
|Noon||1 p.m.||Current Student Panel - Come hear from the experts!||UC N. Ballroom, 3rd Floor|
|1 p.m.||2 p.m.||Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Training - Mandatory for students to complete. More details to come!||UC N. Ballroom, 3rd Floor|
|1 p.m.||3 p.m.||Foreign Language Placement Testing - All students who have not completed the language requirement and have previous experience in Spanish, French or German need to take a placement test. The exam takes approximately 20-30 minutes and results are instant.||Mansfield Library, Student Learning Center, 2nd Floor|
|2 p.m.||3 p.m.||Campus Walking Tour - Join a UM Advocate for a tour of the beautiful Mountain Campus||Departing UC Grand Foyer, 3rd Floor|
|3 p.m.||4 p.m.||Missoula College Walking Tour - Depending on your needs, this tour of the River Campus building could last anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour.||MC River Campus|
Download the UMontana App
You may already be familiar with the UMontana App, available for free download in the App Store and Google Play. What you may not know is that we recently added a new Orientation and Griz Welcome tile to the UMontana App that will allow you to access the most current schedule of events at any time. You can view a full detailed schedule, build your own personalized schedule, and receive important notifications. For more information, please visit umt.edu/mobile.
Once you download the app, just look for the "Orientation and Griz Welcome" tile!