UM Days: Communications and Artistic Expression

Prospective Students Invited to UM Days Open House Events

Visit UM on Friday, Oct. 18, for a specialized open house for prospective students who have excelled academically and are especially eager to make the most of their collegiate experience.

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Options for Applying to UM Are Now Twice as Nice

There are now two ways to apply to the University of Montana! Complete our standard application or apply using the Common App.

 

There There by Tommy Orange

Best-Selling Novel 'There There' Named Griz Read Title

“There There” by author Tommy Orange is this year’s Griz Read title. All members of the campus community, especially first-year students, are encouraged to read the book. Orange will present a...

UM's Alexander Blewett III School of Law

Law School Now Accepting GRE Scores for Admission

The Alexander Blewett III School of Law will join 44 other American law schools in accepting the GRE in addition to the LSAT as an entrance exam for its 2019-20 application cycle.

From left: UM student Sara Shooshtari, Vice President for Operations and Finance Paul Lasiter, President Seth Bodnar, student Amy Braig and Budget Director Stacey Eve

UM Completes Successful Bond Sale

The University of Montana issued $146.8 million of taxable and tax-exempt bonds on Sept. 5, which will allow the state’s Missoula-based flagship university to usher in a new era of growth and...

Freshman Wilderness Experience participants gather on the Oval after returning from the backcountry

Adventurous UM Students Form Bonds, Overcome Obstacles on Wilderness Trips

Backpacks, boots, fly rods and smiles were all in abundance as more than 100 University of Montana students returned to campus Tuesday evening after participating in four days of wilderness...
UM President Seth Bodnar speaks during the State of the University address

President Highlights Progress During State of University Address

UM President Seth Bodnar said campus has worked diligently during the past year to move UM from a position of uncertainty to stability as it prepares for future growth.
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At UM PEAS Farm Students Grow Community Legacy

On the floor of the Rattlesnake Valley about two miles north of UM, a 10-acre vegetable farm is speckled with the wide brims of garden hats. Underneath most of the hats are UM students, kneeling,...

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Incoming Presidential Leadership Scholars Ready to Succeed

Thirty-two top-tier students will attend the University of Montana this fall as Presidential Leadership Scholars. Recipients are chosen based on leadership, service and academic merit.
Dr. Cornel West

Scholar, Activist Cornel West to Deliver President’s Lecture

Dr. Cornel West  ̶  professor, philosopher, theologian, social justice activist and one of the country’s leading scholars on race  ̶  will deliver “The Fight for the Soul of America,” the first...
Professor Rich Bridges works with two students

Grant Allows UM to Expand Neuroscience Education Across Multiple Colleges

UM's mission to shape agile learners will take a step forward thanks to a $300,000 grant from the W. M. Keck Foundation. The grant will help UM faculty members in neuroscience, literature,...

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Questions about Admissions, Financial Aid, Deadlines and More?

We’re standing by to answer questions from prospective students and their parents. Email admiss@umontana.edu or call 1-800-462-8636 and let us know how we can help.

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Explore UM Housing Opportunities

Attending UM next year and considering your housing options? Visit the UM Housing website to apply online, take a 360-degree room tour, view room assignment information or apply to be a resident...

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Students: Find On-Campus Employment

On-campus employment opportunities for students are posted on Handshake, UM’s hub for student internships, jobs, research and volunteer opportunities, career fairs and more. Log on with your...

Students dine in the Food Zoo

Learn About UM Dining Options

UM Dining serves our students wholesome, high quality and nutritious food while maintaining a commitment to sustainability and environmental stewardship. Learn more about UM Dining’s award-winning...

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Merit-Based Aid Available; Visit UM Scholarship Portal

The UM Scholarship Portal is accessible to all incoming and continuing UM students and offers one centralized general application, regardless of a student’s major or program of study. Visit...

The Oval at UM

Take a Virtual Tour of Campus Via Google Street View

Curious about what the University of Montana campus looks like? Visit UM via Google Street View! The tour begins from the middle of the Oval at the center of campus.

Dr. Anna Prentiss, UM Regents Professor

UM Archaeologist Named Regents Professor

Dr. Anna Prentiss, a UM anthropology professor and archaeologist, has been named the University’s 12th Regents Professor. Her fieldwork has taken her and the scores of UM students she has mentored...

UM Grizzly Battalion cadets pose in front of a UH-60 helicopter

Grizzly Battalion Army ROTC Earns Challenge Championship

After months of intensive training, UM’s Grizzly Battalion Army ROTC outperformed 10 other schools in the Task Force East Ranger Challenge Competition at Fort Harrison, near Helena.

UM students perform in “Julius Caesar”

UM Production Receives High Honors at Opera Competition

UM’s production of “Julius Caesar” won third place in Division III of the National Opera Association Collegiate Opera Competition. Productions were evaluated them on musicianship, singing...

Students work on a project in UM's College of Business

UM College of Business Ranks No. 1 in Big Sky Conference

UM's College of Business ranks among the best in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report 2019 rankings released in September. The college earned the top spot in the Big Sky Conference...

UM students learn on a field trip to Glacier

UM Earns Top 25 ‘Best River and Lake Colleges’ Ranking

UM ranked among the best universities in the nation for its “intimate kinship to water,” according to College Consensus’ recent survey. UM, which ranked No. 23, was one of just six universities...

Gallagher Business Building

College of Business to Celebrate Centennial Sept. 21-22

UM’s College of Business invites all alumni and friends to help celebrate its centennial anniversary on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 21-22. Festivities will include an outdoor luncheon, brunch with...

Missoula at sunset

Summer School Enrollment Jumps by 400 Students

Summer semester enrollment at UM grew 17 percent from a year ago, with 2,932 students compared to 2,493 last year. Students use summer courses to shorten their time to graduation, take advantage...

Members of UM’s chapter of American Indian Business Leaders

AIBL Students Win Business Plan Competition at National Conference

UM's chapter of American Indian Business Leaders attended the 24th annual National AIBL Leadership Conference in Chandler, Arizona, in April, and earned first place in the University Division of...

Sunrise on the Oval at UM

UM Welcomes 2018 Presidential Leadership Scholars

This fall, the Davidson Honors College at the University of Montana will welcome more than 200 of the best and brightest students from across the country and state. Thirty-one of these students...

UM alumna Paula O'Neil

98-year-old UM Alumna Earns Degree After Seven Decades

Paula O’Neil had no idea what was waiting for her under the piece of tissue paper on the table as family gathered at her daughter’s home in Evergreen, Colorado, on Mother’s Day this year. Her...

UM graduates at Commencement

Davidson Honors College Celebrates Outstanding 2018 Graduates

 The Davidson Honors College at UM recognized nearly 100 graduating students with its University Scholar Distinction, one of the highest academic honors available. More than 25 percent of these...

UM graduate Andrew Sean Greer

UM Creative Writing Graduate Wins Pulitzer Prize for Fiction

UM graduate Andrew Sean Greer, Class of 96, has won the 2018 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction. Greer's novel, "Less," is "a generous book, musical in its prose and expansive in its structure and range,...

Noah Hill, a UM junior and member of the QUEST program, presents at a recent panel

City Taps UM Students to Solve Real-World Challenges

Saying UM and the city of Missoula are inextricably linked, leaders from both institutions are turning to students in the Davidson Honors College to help solve some of Missoula’s most pressing...

Eric Sprunk, the chief operating officer for NIKE Inc.

UM Commencement to Feature NIKE Chief Operating Officer

 The 2018 Spring Commencement ceremonies at the University of Montana on Saturday, May 12, will feature words of wisdom from speaker Eric Sprunk, the chief operating officer for NIKE Inc. Sprunk,...
UM student Tsiambwom Akuchu performs his dance solo

UM Dance Program Selected to Perform at Kennedy Center

UM’s Dance Program bolstered its standing as one of the nation’s most decorated institutions with another stellar showing at the recent American College Dance Association Northwest Regional...

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Get Connected with the UMontana Mobile App

Download the free UMontana app to earn about degrees and majors, view a campus map, check the Food Zoo menu, look up UDash bus schedule and more. Search for “University of Montana” in your app...

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UM Team Develops App Matching Honeybee Noises to Ailments

 Soon, beekeepers will be able to try to find out what is troubling a colony by listening to the buzz using a smartphone app. The app was developed by a team at UM. 

Students in summer class at UM

Make Your Summer Count: Enroll in Summer Session Today

UM summer session courses are a great way to earn credits, fulfill general education and major requirements and gain more flexibility in fall credit loads. Check out UM’s summer session offerings...

UM Master of Accountancy student Sahar Qasem Muthna helps a refugee family file taxes.

UM Program Provides Tax Preparation Assistance for Refugees

The University of Montana Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program has partnered with the International Rescue Committee to ensure Missoula refugees a smooth introduction to the American tax system...

UM researcher Erica Woodahl meets with community advisory board members

Grant to Study Precision Medicine with American Indian, Alaska Native People

UM and its research partners have earned a $2.1 million grant from the National Institutes of Health to study precision medicine targeted to help Native peoples. The grant will fund the research...

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Poll: Montanans Divided on Elected Officials, Disapprove of National Monuments Changes

Montanans are divided over the job performance of statewide elected officials but generally disapprove of U.S. Department of Interior recommendations to reduce the size of national monuments,...

Red Dress Workshop participant sews a skirt

Students Honor Women's History Month by Hosting Events

Students in the environmental studies department at UM honored Women's History Month on Monday with two events connecting to women’s health concerns and issues women face. The event kicked off...

Collage of UM residence halls

Which University of Montana Residence Hall Should You Live In?

UM has nine residence halls: Aber, Craig, Duniway, Elrod, Jesse, Knowles, Miller, Pantzer and Turner. Which one is best fit for you? Take this quiz to find out!

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