Student AFfairs FAQs
An Introduction to the University of Montevallo and Student Affairs with a few UM facts thrown in.Disability Support Services
Disability Support Services provides services to those who have documented:
Hearing problemsDisability Support Services also works with the police department to coordinate parking for those with mobility disabilities.
Vision problemsLearning Disabilities
Attention DisordersChronic Medical Conditions
Orthopedic or Mobility ImpairmentPsychological Disorders
Traumatic Brain Injuries
--Deborah McCune, Director
What is a TRiO Program?
TRiO Programs are federally-funded departments that aide 1st generation, limited income, underrepresented, and other eligible students.
Upward Bound is a TRiO Program that prepares eligible High School students for college success--Sharon Gilbert, Director
McNair Scholars Program
McNair Scholars Program is a TRiO Program that prepares eligible students for continuing beyond their education into graduate school and beyond.--Dr. Tracy Payne, Director
Student Support Services
Student Support Services is a TRiO Program that helps eligible college students to succeed while in college--Dr. Denise Myers, Director
Student Health Center
Student Health Center provides direct, basic healthcare to those not needing a doctor and referrals to those who do.Some of the things provided for the students at the health center are:
--Eleanor Davis, R.N., Director
M.D. visits with local physicianBlood pressure screening
Transportation to and from local doctor’s officeAssistance with making appointments with specialists
Direct care for medical assistance not requiring a physician’s careAIDS information
Housing and Residence Life
Did you know that your Resident Assistant (RA) is the person you should go to first with issues related to living on campus?--John Denson, Director
Student LifeStudent Life can answer question about Campus clubs and organizations
--Robyn Boyd, Director
Student Government AssociationIntramural Sports
--Dr. Tammi Dahle, Director
Counseling provides personal counseling for students. Their services include:
Resources for various counseling topics
- Mental health screening
- Short term individual counseling
- Crisis intervention
Career Development Center
--Dr. Tammi Dahle, Director
Career counseling services include career assessments and employability skills training, information regarding full-and part-time jobs, on-campus interviews, internships, graduate school, careers events and seminars on various counseling-related topics.
- Career Assessments and employability skills training
- Information regarding full and part-time jobs, on-campus career events
- Seminars on career related subjects such as resumes and coverletters.
UM Fun Facts
Freddy the Falcon is the University of Montevallo MascotCollege Night, a competition between Purple and Gold, is the longest running homecoming tradition of its kind.
Did you know that the University of Montevallo is the fourth name for the university? Other Names wereo Alabama CollegePurple Side has the honor of winning the most College Night competitions. Their mascot is the cow.
o Alabama Girls Industrial Schoolo Alabama Girls Technical Institute
Gold Side won the very first college night competition in which the colors (Purple and Gold) were used. Their mascot is the lion.Founders Day celebrates the founding of the university. It is the day when seniors officially receive their Caps and Gowns.