Admitted Summer Start Students

Summer Start 2022 students can technically take any course during the summer at UM during one of our regular summer session terms. However, official Summer Start 2022 programming will not start until the 2nd half of summer sessions.

Full 10-week session ( May 23 - July 29)
First 5-week session ( May 23 - June 24)
Second  5-week session (June 27 - July 29) 

Here are some additional steps to help you get started as a Summer Start student: 

  • Apply to the University of Montana (UM) for Summer 2022 - If you are admitted or readmitted for the Fall 2022 semester and would like to start in Summer 2022, please visit your UM Admissions Portal to select the Summer 2022 term. You will not be able to register for summer courses until you have switched your term code from fall to summer. 
  • Apply for federal financial aid through the FAFSA
  • Accept any financial aid and/or scholarship offer
  • Apply for On Campus Housing if you needed. 
  • Send in your immunizations to Curry Health Center to clear your health hold
  • Register for Bear Tracks and New Student Orientation
  • Complete your "My Academics"
  • Complete any placement testing needed
  • Request that your final high school transcript, official ACT or SAT and any official college transcripts (if you taken college credits) are sent into Enrollment Services – Admissions
  • Attend Bear Tracks (via online) 
  • Reach out to your advisor about which course(s) you would like to be taking over the summer
  • Log on to CyberBear and make your insurance selection to clear your insurance hold
  • Register for your Summer 2022 course(s)
  • Ensure you know the appropriate deadlines for summer
  • Watch for your Summer 2022 bill to be generated
  • Watch the UM Summer Start welcome video! 
  • Attend New Student Orientation running in-person from August 22-26, 2022