Activities will begin Thursday morning as students move into the Residence Halls. If you are interested in volunteering for Move-In Day, please visit https://www.umwestern.edu/orientation/ and fill out the “Montana Western Moving Company Sign Up Form” to schedule a designated shift.
Convocation, the official start of the school year ceremony, will take place Friday at 10:00 a.m. in the Straugh Gymnasium and will feature an inspirational keynote address by the speaker Alexa Carlin.
Carlin is on a mission to make a difference in at least one person’s life every single day. Through her authentic energy and impactful stories, Carlin empowers students to push through obstacles, develop a positive mindset, and build unwavering courage and confidence. To learn more about Alexa Carlin, visit https://www.alexacarlin.com/.
Parents, friends, and the community of Dillon are invited to attend Convocation and the Legacy Plaza Ceremony that follows. A free lunch will be served after the ceremonies at 11:30 a.m. on the Mathews Lawn.
Orientation will continue throughout the weekend with a series of events designed to familiarize new students with the Montana Western and Dillon community. Events will include sessions about the Experience One program, a football scrimmage, community scavenger hunt, hiking to the “M”, and much more.
For the full schedule of events, please visit https://www.umwestern.edu/orientation/.