Bear Tracks


Bear Tracks Fall 2022 new students is open. You should have received an email notification providing you with further instructions on how to log in.  

When you earn your degree at the University of Montana, you’re going to be ready for anything the future throws at you. We call it tomorrow proofing, and it’s part of a transformative educational experience in the extended classroom of Big Sky Country and the Rockies. Take the next step right now! Register for and complete Bear Tracks – our online program to help get you ready to Go Griz.

What is Bear Tracks?

Bear Tracks is your admitted student portal and your next big step to becoming a Griz. It’s designed to help you explore academic options, register for courses, complete housing, confirm your enrollment and get a head start on your arrival to the University of Montana next fall – even before New Student Orientation.  

It’s an opportunity to: 

Why is Bear Tracks important?

At UM, your success is our top priority.     

Completing Bear tracks is all about setting you on the right track and making sure you get everything checked off your list before your arrival next fall.

How do I complete Bear Tracks?

Who should complete Bear Tracks?

All incoming first-year and transfer students attending UM in person are expected to complete Bear Tracks and attend New Student Orientation. Students must be admitted to the University of Montana or Missoula College prior to completing Bear Tracks.

Please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Office at 406-243-6266 or for questions or concerns.