Know Before You Go


University of Montana
32 Campus Drive, Missoula, MT 58912
Campus Maps -

The main campus spans 56 acres at the base of Mount Sentinel along the Clark Fork River and includes the park-like Oval at the center of campus, more than 60 architecturally unique buildings and a 25,200-seat football stadium. UM's 180-acre South Campus offers student housing, a golf course, soccer fields and an outdoor track facility. Missoula College occupies two sites in central and west Missoula. A perfect setting for your next conference or meeting.

James E. Todd Building

Conference Planning Services
is located on the top floor of the James E. Todd Building
Click HERE for Directions on Campus.

Our exceptional team can help you work out every detail, provide expert advice, and offer helpful suggestions - working with you to fine tune your meeting to match the personality of your group, as well as your budget.  We offer a spectrum of high-quality services to help you plan and carry out a successful event. Services include: Budget development, planning assistance, marketing support, registration services and continuing education credits.

About the UM Campus
Click the below links to learn more about our beautiful campus.
Events & Venues - More on where and what kind of events can happen on campus.
Services for Events – Additional Services on campus.
10 Things to Do on Campus - What’s interesting to do in your spare time.
Campus Recreation - Keeping up with your fitness.
Scheduled Events - What events are happening this month on campus?
Campus Accessibility Map – For more information on access to education, employment, services, programs, and activities to persons with disabilities, please visit the UM Accessibility Page at:


Missoula - Montana

“Nestled in the Northern Rockies of Montana, surrounded by seven wilderness areas and at the confluence of three rivers, Missoula is an outdoor enthusiast’s dream.  You can kayak, raft or tube through downtown or take a relaxing hike in 60,000 acres of wilderness minutes from your hotel. 

Missoula is known for its blue-ribbon trout fishing (made famous by “A River Runs Through It”) and spectacular natural beauty.  The opportunities are limitless. Missoula is also a regional destination for shopping and dining, with an abundance of shops, restaurants, cafes, and breweries to fit all budgets and palates.  Known for its eclectic culture, visitors will find this arts and cultural hub filled with an endless array of entertainment.”  For this and more detailed information Click HERE to visit Destination Missoula.

Click the below links to learn more about Travel in and around Missoula.

Missoula International Airport (MSO)
– Airlines available are: Alaska, Allegiant, Delta, Frontier and United.

Airport Rental Car Center - (6 courtesy counters available) 
Missoula Green Taxi - 406.728.8294
Yellow Cab of Missoula - 406.543.6644
Public Transportation – Mountain Line - Missoula’s free community bus system & trip planner
Uber Moves Missoula - 24/7 availability, request a ride any time of day, any day of the year.

Double Tree - Airport Shuttle Service (406) 728-3100
Holiday Inn Parkside - Airport Shuttle Service (406) 721-8550
Comfort Inn - Airport Shuttle Service (406) 721-8550 

What to Pack for Weather
Click on the links below for more information on the weather.

Missoula's weather is often times unpredictable depending on the time of the year. Or as locals like to joke – if you don’t like the weather, wait five minutes!  

Missoula 10 Day Forecast
Average Monthly temperatures, precipitation and snowfall


Get More Out of Missoula

Click on the links below to learn more about “What’s Happening?” in Missoula.

Check Out Local Events Around Town
- MissoulaEvents.Net has the full schedule.

25 Things to Do in Missoula
- Get to know Missoula and the locals.

Missoula Eateries – Get out to enjoy fine dining, local cuisine or even a great beer! 

Outdoor Recreation – Whether it’s walking/running, biking, golf, birding, camping or horseback riding - Missoula has it all!

Missoula Fishing Report – When in Missoula…Check out the “local insight” on rivers and streams of Western Montana.
Less than a Day’s Travel
Click on the links below to learn more about these great "day trip" adventures.

Garnet Ghost Town - 20 miles to the west of Missoula is Montana’s most intact ghost town - Garnet. Located 11 miles up the dirt Garnet Range Road is an abandoned mining town that dates from the 1860s.  It still has the Wells hotels, Kelly Saloon, Davey’s Store and many outer buildings, preserved and intact to view.

Garden of One Thousand Buddhas
- This dedicated international Peace Center is located 20 miles outside Missoula. The Garden is just north of the small town of Arlee and been created on the 60-acre property of Ewam Sang-ngag Ling, nestled in the beautiful and expansive Jocko Valley.

Fairmont Hot Springs
- Fairmont Hot Springs Resort is 1.5 hours East of Missoula and known throughout the Northwest for its pools. They have an indoor and outdoor over-sized Olympic swimming pools, as well as two mineral soaking pools. The pools are fed by a virtually unlimited supply of 155 degree natural hot spring water, cooled to various temperatures. Also has a resort, spa & world-renowned golf course.

Glacier National Park
- A beautiful 2.5 hour drive, passing Flathead Lake (the largest natural freshwater lake west of the Mississippi) and through Montana’s amazing mountain ranges.

Yellowstone National Park
- This 4 hour trip is a little farther from Missoula, but well worth the trip.