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Montana Western welcomes back students

Orientation for new University of Montana Western students is set for Aug. 21-24. 

During orientation, new students will connect with fellow students and learn their way around the UMW campus. 

Please see the following schedule for a few of this year's orientation highlights. To see the full schedule, refer to the materials given at check-in.

Check out the map to locate all the different buildings.

Thursday, Aug . 21

8 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Check-in for Orientation and Housing
Move into Your Room
Davis Hall 
Dinner on Your Own

6:30 p.m.

Meet Orientation Leaders
Orientation Group Challenge 1
Keltz Arena

8:30 p.m.

Root Beer Float Social
Sponsored by Chi Alpha and KDWG

Friday, Aug. 22

9:30 a.m.

All Campus Convocation & Motivational
Speaker: Antonio Neves
Straugh Gym 
Orientation Group Challenge 2

11:15 a.m.

Mandatory Workshops Beier Auditorium 
Orientation Group Challenge 3

11:15 a.m.

Parent and Guest Reception
Keltz Arena 

2:30 p.m.

Veteran Session
STC Great Room

Trio Session
STC Great Room

9 p.m.

“Experience Us Dance”
Keltz Arena
Orientation Group Challenge 4

Saturday, Aug. 23

10:30 a.m.

Race to the “W”
The “W” Orientation Group Challenge 5

4 to 5:50 p.m.

Tailgate and Pep Rally Vigilante Field

6 p.m.

Montana Western vs. Montana Tech
Vigilante Field Orientation

Group Challenge 7

Sunday, Aug. 24

7 p.m.

All Residents Meeting Beier

8 p.m.

Individual Residence Hall Floor Meetings
Assigned Hall