Events for New Faculty

New Faculty Orientation

New Faculty Orientation will take place Friday, August 25, 2023. Details forthcoming!

Resources for new faculty

Orientation Moodle Course for all UM Employees

This Moodle course provides important information about the UM community, resources available to you, and what life is like as a UM employee.

Indian Education for All in Montana

All Montana University System employees are required to take this course, designed to take about two hours. Participants will explore the foundation of Indian Education for All in Montana through the Montana Constitution, statute, and Board of Regents policies, gaining a better understanding about each of the Montana tribes and their world views.

Moodle Basics for Faculty

Self-enroll in this 10-module course on using Moodle (UM's Learning Management System, or LMS) and related supports.

Engaging Teaching Practices

Self enroll in this online course focused on pedagogy, online teaching strategies, and Universal Design for Learning principles. Faculty who complete the entire course earn a certificate of completion.

Contact information

Brooke Belanger, Administrative Associate Manager, Office of the Provost (406) 243-4689,

Jasmine Zink Laine, Director, Office of Organizational Learning & Development, (406) 243-2878,