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orientation at Montana Tech


Spring Orientation 2020

Orientation provides a unique opportunity for you to facilitate your transition to Montana Tech, to meet friends, and get involved. We hope you use this document as a guide for your Orientation events. If you have questions, visit the Student Union Building (SUB) desk, the Residence Hall desk, the Highlands College front desk or call 406-496-4211.

Thursday, January 2nd

10:00 a.m.          Residence Halls open for “New Students”

Friday, January 3rd

8:30 a.m.           Check-in, enjoy some breakfast treats (Copper Lounge, Student Union Building)

9:00 a.m.            Hooray w/David Coleman- Get to know other students and tips on healthy student balance.

10:30 a.m.          Welcome to Montana Tech by Dr. Carrie Vath Dean of Students/Associate Vice Chancellor of Enrollment Management

11:00 a.m.          Getting Access to Tech - Review how to access your Montana Tech email account, OrediggerWeb, class schedules, and Moodle.

11:30 a.m.          Career Services, Counselor and Disability Services.

12:00p.m.          Lunch (Dining Room)
Get your Digger Card (Digger Card Center, Lower SUB)
Get your Parking Pass (Physical Facilities Office)

1:30p.m.            Highlands College students – Highlands Open House: Explore the Highlands College and meet the faculty and staff. (Front Desk)

1:30 p.m.           Director of Student Success will review the Academic Support Services on campus. (Copper Lounge)

2:00p.m.            Explore the campus with an experienced guide. Learn where your classes are and locations of key support services.

2:00 -4:00p.m.    Complete any additional tasks you may have: Register for classes, Get your Digger Card, Get your Parking Pass, Buy your books or get your Tech gear from the bookstore, enjoy the views from campus.   

Monday, January 6th: CLASSES BEGIN

Download the schedule as a pdf.

For Your Information

  • The Business Office and Enrollment Services are open from 8:00 a.m.-5:00 p.m. (M-F).  
  • The Mill Game Room is open: 8:00 a.m.-7:00 p.m. (M-F)
  • The Veteran’s Lounges are open M-F: North Campus from 7:30 a.m.-7:00 p.m. and Highlands from 7:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.
  • For coordination of academic accommodations for ADA or Veteran service related needs, visit the counseling offices in Eng. Hall 104 or Highlands College. For more information, visit