Student Affairs is committed to the success of our students here at the University of Montana. We are primarily responsible for managing the student experience outside the classroom. From housing and health, to disability services and on-campus dining, we provide services and facilities that support students, promote learning, and encourage personal growth.
American Indian Student Services (AISS)
American Indian Student Services supports Native American students in their transition, achievement, and success at the University of Montana; by providing services and programs that have been established through collaborative partnerships with various campus and Missoula community members.
Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM)
The Associated Students of The University of Montana represents, empowers and advocates for UM students. As your student government, ASUM offers a place to voice your comments or concerns, and it works to improve the quality of UM education, fund student groups and provide valuable services.
Campus Recreation provides opportunities to thrive through innovative staff, facilities and programs.
Career Services provides quality educational, career, and life-planning services to assist students and alumni in achieving their personal and professional goals. We provide an array of services designed to support the university’s academic mission while fostering the out-of-classroom development of the individual.
Curry Health Center
Curry Health Center provides quality, affordable, accessible health care for students at the University of Montana. We promote a healthy campus by treating students with dignity and respect and through collaborating and sharing our expertise with others.
Disability Services for Students (DSS)
Disability Services for Students ensures that programs at the University of Montana are accessible and usable by students with disabilities. Access is a civil right; therefore, reasonable modifications must be made. We recognize that a “one-size-fits-all” approach is not a sound response to students with disabilities who are seeking to ensure appropriate modifications. Therefore, our staff works with each student individually and modifications are provided on a case-by-case basis.
The Griz Card Center issues the University of Montana photo identification card. The Griz Card provides convenient access to resources and services on and off campus and can be loaded with UMoney, a prepaid flexible spending account. The Griz Card Center also offers passport photo services, name badges, and many other campus card related services.
UM Housing provides safe, clean, healthy, and affordable living and learning facilities that fosters an inclusive community living environment for students, staff, faculty, and guests. The UM Housing Office manages three areas, Residence Halls, Lewis and Clark Village, and University Villages, which provides a variety of housing options for single students, students with dependents, and University guests. Services provided in these facilities support and nurture educational experiences and personal development at the University of Montana.
Student Advocacy Resource Center (SARC)
The Student Advocacy Resource Center celebrates diversity, supports the right of all students to pursue success in our academic community, openly respects and cares for everyone, and is committed to a campus free from discrimination and unwelcome physical, sexual, emotional or social coercion. It is our goal that every interaction and every communication be respectful, considerate, professional, and supportive. If you have experienced sexual assault, relationship violence, bullying, intimidation, or discrimination, SARC is here to help you. Our services are comprehensive and we actively listen, believe in, assist and support our clients. Based upon your decisions and choices, we also provide referrals, connections and advocacy within the justice, medical, and social service systems. Our work is personal for you and your circumstances. All our services are confidential and free.
Student Affairs IT (SAIT)
Student Affairs IT offers free or low-cost technical support to all University of Montana students. SAIT also supports the technology needs of departments within Student Affairs by providing a myriad of services, such as desktop support, web help, application development, server maintenance and other.
UM Dining supports student success through superior cuisine, exceptional dining experiences, and sustainable business practices.
University Center (UC)
The University Center is student-focused. The University Center is committed to providing a broad range of opportunities that enrich the university experience. The University Center designs programs and activities that appeal to a wide variety of student interests. The UC offers a myriad of convenient services including an art gallery, hi-tech study lounge, game room, theater, conferencing services, shipping and mail center, bank and ATM’s, copy center, full-service hair salon, bookstore, market, food court, and Griz Card Center.
The University of Montana has established the Veteran’s Education and Transition Services Office (VETS Office) to assist veterans and their family members in achieving academic success. We are a liaison for G.I. Bill education benefits between the University of Montana, the Veterans Administration (VA) and the student. Our goals is to provide a positive environment for veterans and family members. Student veterans have access to our mini-kitchen to make quick meals and a lounge area to watch television and relax while waiting for their next class. We also provide a computer lab with printing, scanning, and faxing capabilities and a quiet study lounge for individuals or groups. The University of Montana takes pride in knowing their veteran students are taken care of and have the opportunity and tools to succeed in higher education.