New Undergraduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 21st through Friday, August 25th

The UM's New Student Orientation provides all the information you need to start your transition to campus.  The Orientation experience extends beyond course registration though; delivering relevant and informative programming to prepare students for success.

New Student Orientation is a program for students who have already applied, been admitted, and who intend on enrolling at UM's main campus or the Missoula College.  All incoming students, whether it is your first time in college or if you are transferring from another school, are expected to participate in an orientation program.

Please visit the New Student Orientation page for additional information.  Just select the appropriate button for information on how to register for orientation and full schedules.

New Graduate Student Orientation

Wednesday, August 23rd and Thursday, August 24th from 1:00-5:00 each day

Agenda and schedule for the FCFC new graduate student orientation.  This orientation is for students in the following degree programs:

  • Fish & Wildlife Biology PhD
  • Forest & Conservation Sciences PhD
  • Forestry MS
  • Geography MS, including students enrolled in the Cartography & GIS (CGIS) and Community & Environmental Planning (CEPL) options
  • Parks, Tourism & Recreation Management MS
  • Resource Conservation MS, including students enrolled in the International Conservation & Development (ICD) option
  • Systems Ecology MS and PhD
  • Wildlife Biology MS

Orientation for New Teaching Assistants

The Graduate School's Workshop for New Teaching Assistants is available on Moodle.  New TAs are expected to complete the online course which you can access with your NetID.  That course introduces you to policies you will need to know about as employees of the institution, as well as resources and support in student services to which it will be important for you to direct students.

If you are not sure how to find your NetID, please use UM's NetID Lookup tool.

FCFC Accounting Office Grad Student Training

The FCFC's Accounting Office provides support for grad students who are on contracts or hourly pay.  They can also help with travel paperwork.