New Graduate Student Orientation

Tuesday, August 27th from 12:30-5:00
followed by a social from 5:00-6:30

The goal of this mandatory orientation is to provide an opportunity for new students to network with others in the W.A. Franke College of Forestry & Conservation (FCFC), to review College policies and procedures, to explore advisee-advisor relationships and other issues critical to your success, and to orient students to the library and electronic resources at UM.

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

Please see the Orientation Agenda for session times and locations.

Workshop for New Teaching Assistants

The University of Montana Graduate School will host a Workshop for New Teaching Assistants (TAs) on Monday August 19th from 1:00-4:00 in the UC Theater (3rd Floor).

New Undergraduate Student Orientation

Saturday, August 17th through Saturday, August 24th

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.