New Undergraduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 22nd through Friday, August 26th

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 24th from 12:00-5:00

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 New TA Orientation course is available on Moodle.  There are resources and information from which all new students will benefit, but it is required before new TAs can begin their teaching assignment.  This course will take about 3-5 hours and new TAs will have until August 22nd to complete it.  Students can self-enroll using their NetIDs, but you will need to be registered for fall courses in order to do so.

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.  Please review their power point presentation from the New Graduate Student Orientation.