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Student Services

Recognizing the diversity of needs and talents of each student, the University of Montana seeks to provide quality services to all students to help them succeed both inside and outside the classroom. We encourage students and their families to ask questions and to seek assistance. The following programs, departments, and services exist to provide support to students at all levels of their UM career: future, current, and alumni.

Academic Support

The following programs and services support students in their academic goals directly. Those who work in these offices commit themselves to providing quality, confidential, and personal attention to each student.

Tutoring Services

Tutoring is available to students for free in a variety of formats, such as the Math Center, Writing Center, and Study Jams. Both the Math and Writing centers provide walk-in and by-appointment sessions. Study Jam focuses on providing group study opportunities and tutoring for students in high enrollment courses, many of which require quantitative skills.

Testing Services

The mission of Testing Services at the University of Montana is to provide academic and professional testing opportunities to students, alumni and others for the purpose of enhancing their educational, professional, and career goals.

Disability Services for Students

Disability Services for Students is the office which assures program access to the University by students with disabilities. We coordinate and provide reasonable accommodations, advocate for an accessible and hospitable learning environment, and promote self-determination on the part of the students we serve.

Writing Center

The Writing Center helps undergraduate and graduate students in all disciplines become more independent, versatile, and effective writers, readers, and thinkers.  Welcoming all students, including international students, we provide a comfortable environment where students can engage in supportive conversations about their writing and receive feedback on their works in progress.  Our professional tutors help students at any point during a writing process and with any writing task.

Math Center

Across campus and across disciplines, there is a growing awareness of the vital role quantitative literacy plays in student success. The ability to reason with quantitative information is viewed as crucial to becoming a successful student and citizen. At the University of Montana, we are committed to helping students succeed in math at every level. We offer free, drop-in math tutoring for any student taking developmental and 100-level math courses.

TRiO

TRiO SSS offers an array of academic support to eligible students throughout their college careers. Check out C&I 160, the gateway to our program, and the other services we offer.

Academic Advising

The Undergraduate Advising Center is a university service staffed by professional advisors and peer advising assistants committed to helping undergraduate students achieve a successful college experience. Advisors in the UAC work with both faculty and full-time advisors in each of the colleges to assist students in making decisions about major areas of study and to ensure smooth transitions to and from majors.

Wake Up Call

The University of Montana Wake Up Call connects students with vital information about registration deadlines, payment schedules, and academics. Wake Up Call provides descriptions of UM’s on campus resources in order to help students maintain their “A” games throughout the semester.

Internship Services

Internship Services provides students with comprehensive services including resume and cover letter assistance, internship opportunity development and advertisement and coordination of the entire internship process.

Student Life

The Division of Student Affairs is primarily responsible for managing the student experience outside the classroom.  From admissions and housing, to financial aid and on-campus dining, we provide services and facilities that support students, promote learning, and encourage personal growth.

Disability Services for Students

Disability Services for Students is the office which assures program access to the University by students with disabilities. We coordinate and provide reasonable accommodations, advocate for an accessible and hospitable learning environment, and promote self-determination on the part of the students we serve.

UM Dining

Food is the universal language of comfort and love, and our menus demonstrate our commitment to cultural diversity and ethnic cuisine.  In concert with our campus academic mission, we at UM Dining are world food educators and we encourage our guests to expand their culinary horizons by enjoying the international cuisine offered daily on our menus. Our 19 international dining awards demonstrate our commitment to providing delicious, well-balanced meals, and excellent service.

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Residence Life Office

The Residence Life Office provides safe, clean, healthy, and affordable living and learning facilities for students, staff, faculty, and guests.  We provide services in these facilities in a way that supports and nurtures each person’s experience at the University of Montana.

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Financial Aid

The purpose of the Financial Aid Office at the University of Montana is to provide financial resources to students who would otherwise be unable to pursue postsecondary education. The Office also works to provide scholarships to worthy students regardless of their ability to pay.

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Diversity

The University of Montana respects, welcomes, encourages, and celebrates the differences among us. In recognition of this commitment, we value all members of the campus community, not in spite of, but because of their differences. A campus that expects, reflects, and respects diversity influences the way our students perceive the world. A diverse campus community enriches all of us with a greater understanding of the human condition and the challenges all people must confront in a rapidly changing, increasingly globalized, and ever more interdependent world society. Find more information about diversity here.

Transportation

The Associated Students of the University of Montana (ASUM) Office of Transportation is designed to increase transportation options and awareness to the University of Montana campus.

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The University of Montana Office of Public Safety issues parking permits for on-campus parking facilities.

Griz Card Office

The Griz Card Center offers a user-friendly, integrated, one-card system to University of Montana faculty, staff, students, alumni, affiliates, retirees, and participants in campus conferences and events.  It provides a wide array of functions that includes access control and monitoring of buildings and/or specialized or secured areas within buildings.

Your Griz Card serves as your student ID card.

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University Center

The University Center (UC) is your student union. A place for you to study, discover diversity, enjoy entertainment, and feel at home away from home.  Explore the endless possibilities the UC has for you!

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Internship Services

Internship Services provides students with comprehensive services including resume and cover letter assistance, internship opportunity development and advertisement and coordination of the entire internship process.

Public Safety

The Office of Public Safety works in partnership with the campus community to provide the most professional, effective public safety services possible. All of this must be done in an environment which is conducive to learning.

There are four main aspects to our mission:

Curry Health Center

Curry Health Center is the primary health care provider for the students of the University of Montana.

We fulfill our campus role of promoting student success by:

  • Providing direct health care to students,
  • Enhancing personal health and development,
  • Supporting the campus community through education and public health activities,
  • Providing a variety of learning opportunities for students