Visit UM | Campus Tours

University of Montana and Missoula College are excited to host all future Grizzlies, your family or your group for an in-person or virtual visit!  Not sure which visit makes the most sense for you? Scroll down for more information about our visit options!

University of Montana Campus Tour

Get an authentic feel for what it means to be a Grizzly by joining us on campus! Begin with a welcome session hosted by our admissions counselors, followed by a student-led campus tour and conclude your visit with a personalized Q&A session with an admissions counselor.

Campus Visits and Tours

Schedule an On-Campus Visit of UM

Monday – Friday at 9:30 a.m. or 12:30 p.m. (Mountain Time)

Our tours and information sessions allow you to build your schedule based on your interests. A variety of options are available so you can tailor your visit for an impactful experience.

  • Welcome Session: This is an informative introduction to the University of Montana with essential details about our campus, programs, and the day's schedule.
  • Campus Tour: Come see our beautiful campus and stroll along with our knowledgeable and passionate student tour guides. Hear their firsthand stories and experiences from academics, to student life, clubs, sports and everything in between. Some tour stops include the Oval, Turner Residence Hall, University Center, Washington-Grizzly Stadium and the Campus Recreation Center.
  • Admissions Q&A: Following the student-led tour, engage in an informative Q&A session with our admissions counselors at the Admissions Gilkey Building. This is your opportunity to ask any questions you have about the University of Montana. We'll make sure you have all the information you need to make an informed decision about your journey.
  • College Open Houses: Discover your academic path at the University of Montana's College Open Houses (as available). By entering your academic interests in the registration form, you can customize your visit to explore specific programs, engage with faculty and gain valuable insights about your future studies.
  • Housing: A stop at our showroom at Turner Residence Hall is part of every campus tour. Student tour guides will share the various housing choices available, providing a comprehensive understanding of the vibrant and comfortable living environments at the University of Montana.

 Register for Your UM visit!

If you are unable to schedule a campus visit on a chosen day, please call ahead (406-243-6266) before arriving. We have limited capacity on tours and presentations, and we want to ensure we can serve your needs and answer any of your questions.

Admitted student info sessions are designed specifically for admitted students like you. You’ll get an overview of what your life as a Grizzly could look like. We’ll go over the next steps and recommended timeline before you head out to explore campus with one of our Grizzly Ambassadors. Stops will include the Oval, a residence hall and the football stadium, among others. Admitted Student Info Sessions take place on most Mondays and Fridays in  March, April and May. Sign up for an Admitted Student Info Session here.

Experience the Davidson Honors College

If you are interested in learning more about the Davidson Honors College, or "DHC" as Grizzlies call it, please register for a campus visit. Under "Your Visit Itineraryselect "Davidson Honors College."

Interested in bringing a class, school group, or student group to visit our main or Missoula College campuses? Group visits to the University of Montana consist of an admissions presentation and a student-led campus tour, providing an informative and enjoyable experience for your group. Please fill out this form to schedule a group visit. Please contact us if you have any questions or need any possible accommodations.

Join us for a day packed with activities designed to help you picture yourself as a Grizzly. We'll kick things off with an Admissions Presentation to give you the inside scoop on UM academics, followed by an exciting opportunity to discover some of the amazing UM community members and resources. You'll also recharge with a brunch at the Food Zoo and explore our beautiful campus with a tour guided by some of the friendliest faces around. 

Stay tuned for our Fall 2024 visit dates. 

  • Wear comfortable walking shoes and appropriate outerwear for your ninety-minute walking tour of campus.
  • Check the weather forecast and plan for western Montana’s ever-changing weather.
  • Be sure to print off your guest parking pass provided in your confirmation email and place it on the dashboard of your vehicle when you arrive. Contact with any questions.
  • Water, snacks and coffee are all provided free of charge to our guests visiting campus.
  • Ask questions during the tour — we love to answer them!

Please note, the Undergraduate Admissions office will be closed in observance of the following holidays:

Undergraduate Admissions Office Holiday Closures




Jan. 15, 2024

Martin Luther King Jr. Day

Feb. 19, 2024

Presidents Day

May 26, 2024

Memorial Day

July 4, 2024

Fourth of July

Sept. 2, 2024

Labor Day

Nov. 11, 2024

Veterans Day

Nov. 28-29, 2024

Thanksgiving Break

Dec. 25, 2024

Christmas Day

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus

Can't make it to campus just yet? No problem! Explore the University of Montana campus through our virtual tour or watch our episode of Amazon's "The College Tour" to get a feel for life as a Grizzly!

Video: University of Montana aerial campus tour

Chat with us

Have a quick question? Unsure of what visit option will work best for you and your family? Please feel free to visit with us via our Chat found in the bottom right corner of your screen.

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