UM Advising Commons

Follow-up from Advising Conversation

At last week’s Advising Conversations, Karissa Drye mentioned an “Important Dates” website; the calendar can be found at

The schedule for this week’s Orientation can be found here.

~Submitted by Beth Howard, UAC Director


January 18, 2011 Posted by | Academics | Leave a comment

2010 in review

The stats helper monkeys at mulled over how this blog did in 2010, and here’s a high level summary of its overall blog health:

Healthy blog!

The Blog-Health-o-Meter™ reads This blog is on fire!.

Crunchy numbers

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A Boeing 747-400 passenger jet can hold 416 passengers. This blog was viewed about 6,300 times in 2010. That’s about 15 full 747s.

In 2010, there were 78 new posts, growing the total archive of this blog to 94 posts. There were 68 pictures uploaded, taking up a total of 8mb. That’s about 1 pictures per week.

The busiest day of the year was July 13th with 306 views. The most popular post that day was GEAR Online.

Where did they come from?

The top referring sites in 2010 were,,,, and

Some visitors came searching, mostly for freshman seminar, c/i required on override slip, udwpa, english department logo, and janay whisman.

Attractions in 2010

These are the posts and pages that got the most views in 2010.


GEAR Online July 2010
1 comment


Early Alert October 2010
1 comment


A Student’s Guide to Advising May 2010


UNC 101: Freshman Seminar June 2009
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About May 2010

January 2, 2011 Posted by | Academics | Leave a comment

TRiO Director, Ray Carlisle, Retirement Reception

In light of Ray Carlisle’s announcement that he will retire from his position as Director of the TRIO-SSS program at The University of Montana this September, you are cordially invited to a reception on September 16th to celebrate Ray’s innumerable contributions to UM and to wish him well. Ray has been an outstanding leader and advocate at UM for 37 years.

What: Retirement reception for Ray Carlisle
Date: Thursday, September 16th
Time: 4:30 p.m.
Place: Payne Family Native American Center 2nd floor

Refreshments will be served.

September 14, 2010 Posted by | Academics | Leave a comment

New Class Recommended for Pre-Med Students: ANTH/BIOL 495

Pre-Med students are encouraged to consider enrolling in ANTH/BIOL 495 Determinants of Health—Global Perspectives, an Honors course with seats available in Autumn 2010.  The instructor is Dr. Tom Bulger, a physician with extensive experience in providing health care in developing nations.  Meets TR 11:10 a.m.-12:30 p.m. JOUR 217.  Students wishing to enroll should attend the first class meeting and obtain the instructor’s signature on an Override slip (these forms are available in Griz central).  All Pre-Med students at UM are welcome to enroll.

~Submitted by James McKusick, Dean, The Davidson Honors College

August 27, 2010 Posted by | Academics, Curriculum Updates, New Course Listings | Leave a comment

English Composition Website

The English Department has a new webpage dedicated to the Composition Program at UM. It contains valuable information on placement in writing courses, as well as pages specific for Writ 101, 201 and 540. The web address is:

~Submitted by Laura Wright, Academic Advisor, Department of English

July 7, 2010 Posted by | Academics, Advising, Assessment Exams, Online Resources, Summer Orientation | Leave a comment

General Education Requirements

This video outlines the general education system currently in place and goes over how to tell if a class counts for general education, where to find a list of approved courses and how to read transfer work.

June 23, 2010 Posted by | Academics, Advising, General Education, Videos | Leave a comment

How to Graduate

This video outlines the seven requirements need to graduate with a Bachelor’s degree from the University of Montana.

June 11, 2010 Posted by | Academics, Advising, Videos | Leave a comment

Summer Course: NAS 495: Basic Concepts in Federal Indian Law

The American Indian Law Summer Program is excited to offer a one-week course introducing students to Federal Indian Law. It is the only course in the program available for undergraduate credit, and it is a truly unique opportunity for students to be introduced to Indian law and law school in general.

Registration is open now on Cyberbear.

NAS 495: Basic Concepts in Federal Indian Law

(Federal Indian Law 101)

June 7-11

1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

CRN: 52539

Learn more at

~Submitted by the American Indian Law Summer Program

April 30, 2010 Posted by | Academics | Leave a comment

Business Requirements

Please click the link below for the 2009 Business major checklist.

2009 Business Administration Degree Requirement Checklist

July 6, 2009 Posted by | Academics, Curriculum Updates | Leave a comment

Fall 2009 Registration

Registration for fall 2009 classes starts on April 13 for main campus students. College of Technology students begin registering on April 8. Meet with your advisor as soon as possible to ensure you get the courses you want before they fill up.

Registration Schedule

Fall 2009 Schedule of Classes

Don’t know who to see for advising? Check your OneStop account or click here for a list of all departmental advisors.

General, Business Freshman, Pre-Psycology and Pre-Comm, call the Undergraduate Advising Center at 406.234.2835.

March 27, 2009 Posted by | Academics, Advising | Leave a comment