New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 31st from 3:00-5:00
and Tuesday, September 7th from 4:00-5:00

Orientation for New FCFC Graduate students will occur in two parts.  The first meeting will include information regarding Student Services and Accounting Policies and Procedures, and Tips for Success in your Academic program.  The second meeting will focus on new student introductions.

This orientation is for students in the following degree programs:

  • Fish & Wildlife Biology PhD
  • Forest & Conservation Sciences PhD
  • Forestry MS
  • Geography MS
  • Parks, Tourism & Recreation Management MS
  • Resource Conservation MS, including student enrolled in the International Conservation & Development (ICD) option
  • Systems Ecology MS and PhD
  • Wildlife Biology MS

Grad student orientation sessions will be a mix of in-person and virtual this year.  Please check your university email account for the Zoom meeting link and see the Orientation Agenda for session times.

Workshop for New Teaching Assistants

The University of Montana Graduate School hosted a Workshop for New Teaching Assistants (TAs) this year.  They have posted the recording from this session on their website.

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.

New Undergraduate Student Orientation

Monday, August 23rd through Saturday, August 28th

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.