Bear Tracks

Online Bear Tracks has closed for students entering in fall 2020.  Please contact your academic advisor as soon as possible to complete advising and course registration.  University of Montana students can find a list of academic advisors here, and Missoula College students can find a list of academic advisors here.

Online Bear Tracks is a program designed to empower first-year students to take care of the business of becoming a UM Grizzly before classes begin.  Students must be admitted for the summer or fall term at the University of Montana or Missoula College prior to completing Bear Tracks.

Students will:

  • hear from current UM students
  • complete academic advising
  • complete course registration
  • submit their student ID photo
  • learn about placement testing
  • finalize their financial aid
  • and much more!  

Completing Bear Tracks is crucial to your success. In order to be prepared for academic advising and course registration, you must first complete the following:

First-year students beginning in Fall 2020 are expected to complete Bear Tracks and attend Fall New Student Orientation.

Please contact Devin Carpenter at 406-243-2332 or orientation@mso.umt.edu with any questions or concerns.