For 125 years, the University of Montana has been “a gem in the crown of the continent” – one of the wildest places in the world.
We integrate the liberal arts and sciences into undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies to shape global citizens who are creative and agile learners committed to expanding the boundaries of knowledge and to building and sustaining diverse communities.
UM's Office of Research and Creative Scholarship supports research-driven student success. Through advocacy and advancement of basic and applied research, creative work, and academic scholarship, ORCS fosters an environment where research, scholarly activities, entrepreneurship, and economic development thrive and advance the educational and research mission of the University.
Student Employment gives students an opportunity to gain valuable work experience while pursuing a college degree as students typically work between 10-20 hours a week and employers work around class schedules.
The Residence Halls at the University of Montana are designed for single students and provide housing during Fall and Spring semesters. Students of all academic standings from the University of Montana and Missoula College may live in the Residence Halls. Any student with less than 30 credits and without dependents is required to live in the Residence Halls. Please see the Freshman Residency Requirement for more information.
The Mansfield Library strives to integrate assessment and evaluation initiatives into library operations to inform decision-making. The Library's efforts take many forms, including instruction feedback and learning outcomes measures, surveys, trend analyses, and usability testing and user studies.
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.
The main campus spans 56 acres at the base of Mount Sentinel along the Clark Fork River and includes the park-like Oval at the center of campus, more than 60 architecturally unique buildings and a 25,200-seat football stadium. UM's 180-acre South Campus offers student housing, a golf course, soccer fields and an outdoor track facility. Missoula College occupies two sites in central and west Missoula.
Recreation is a way of life at the University of Montana, whether it’s hitting the Fitness Center, attending intercollegiate athletic events or playing intramural sports.
UM offers 15 intercollegiate programs in men's and women's basketball, men's and women's cross country, indoor track and field, outdoor track and field, football, women's golf, women's soccer, men's and women's tennis, women's softball and women's volleyball.
Campus Recreation offers a wide variety of services and programs for University of Montana students, faculty and staff and strives to provide an inclusive active environment for social interaction. We host a comprehensive intramural, fitness and outdoor programs.
Student group involvement is an important part of the college experience. In order for student groups to function smoothly and responsibly, it is important for members to be aware of, and comply with, certain University polices and procedures. ASUM-recognized student groups represent a wide variety of academic, pre-professional, spiritual, political, musical, support, service, sport and special interest topics. Currently, there are almost 200 ASUM recognized clubs and organizations, of which approximately three-fourths receive direct funding from ASUM.
The University of Montana-Missoula is accredited by the Northwest Commission on Colleges and Universities (NWCCU).