Coronavirus Information

March 26, 2020: Campus Email (Resources for UM Students)

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Adjusting Study Habits

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Dear students,

We understand the uncertainty and rapid changes that have been associated with the last few weeks have been trying. We want you to know – now as much as ever – that the University of Montevallo stands with you and is here to support you through this difficult time.

As a result, we want to make you aware of some resources available to you as a UM student.

For a continually updated list of digital student resources, please visit this link:

Carmichael Library services

Carmichael Library also offers several digital services to students. Visit the library website at to access library resources and services, including:

  • Full access to the library’s Discovery Search tool and Databases, by logging in with your UM username and password.  This includes more than 200,000 e-books and articles from thousands of journals.
  • Chat and e-mail research help. Librarians will monitor chat during library hours.
  • Interlibrary loan service (articles and book chapters only) for items our library does not own.
  • Library fines accrued during this time will be waived. Students should disregard any automatically generated emails about overdue items and fines.  Materials will be due back when students are able to return to campus.
  • For more information, please see the library’s Distance Education guide.

Study Habits and Tutoring Needs

Disruptions caused by the COVID-19 outbreak can present unfamiliar challenges as you study. Attached to this email and available here is a list of tips to help you stay focused as you adjust your study habits. Please contact the Falcon Success Center or the Learning Enrichment Center for any tutoring needs.

Student Emergency Financial and Food Assistance

Limited financial assistance, non-perishable food and toiletry items are available to students facing unexpected hardships. To access those services, contact Counseling Services by phone at 205-665-6245 or by email at

COVID-19 Student Relief Fund

The COVID-19 Student Relief Fund provides limited emergency financial support to University of Montevallo students who are unable to meet essential expenses due to a temporary or unexpected hardship caused in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic. For application information, email Kelli J. Holmes at

SCHOLLY COVID-19 Student Relief

SCHOLLY is not associated with the University of Montevallo, but is an additional financial resource for students facing hardships during this pandemic. SCHOLLY is awarding up to $200 per student in immediate cash assistance.  Visit SCHOLLY COVID-19 Student Relief to apply.

UM Bookstore

The UM Bookstore’s physical store will be closed to the public until further notice, but will still offer online services to students weekdays from 10 a.m. through 4 p.m.

The Bookstore will be giving UM students free access to all ebooks for the remainder of the spring semester through a partnership with Vitalsource. To learn more about this program, click here.

Seniors, if you are planning to attend the Commencement ceremony on Aug. 7 and you already purchased your cap and gown, then you are all set to walk.

The bookstore will be stocking caps and gowns the entirety of the summer terms to meet any student need for caps and gowns for the Aug. 7 Commencement.

If you have unopened and unworn graduation regalia, the bookstore will gladly offer a refund. If you ordered and paid for your cap and gown online, you will need to contact Oak Hall at 1-800-456-7623 or

If you have any questions, please call or e-mail the bookstore at 205-665-6575 or

Additional resources

In addition, the following UM faculty and staff members are available to assist you in the following areas: 

Topic Contact Phone Office/Location
Campus Employment Mr. Mark Bolton 205.665.6071

Student Employment,

Will Lyman House

Disability & Accommodations

Ms. Deborah Braswell

Ms. Doneshia Bradford


Disability Support Services,

Main Hall B60

Financial Issues

Ms. Nikki Bradbury


Ms. Brenda Knight


Mr. Josh Miller






Student Aid, Palmer Hall


Falcon Success Center, Van Tuyll House

Counseling Services –

The Granger Family Center for Personal Development,

Puryear House

Food Pantry Mr. Josh Miller 205.665.6245

Counseling Services –

The Granger Family Center for Personal Development,

Puryear House

Health / Medical Care Ms. Kim Moon, PA-C 205.665.6275 Health Services, East Main Hall
Housing Mr. John Denson 205.665.6235 Housing & Residence Life, Main Hall 105
Library Research Ms. Anna Mary Williford  205.665.6100 Carmichael Library

Major Choice /

Career Guidance /

Job Market Resources


Mr. Michael Lebeau


Career Development Center,

Farmer Hall, 2nd Floor

Personal Issues / Counseling Mr. Josh Miller 205.665.6245

Counseling Services –

The Granger Family Center for Personal Development,

Puryear House

Sexual Misconduct (Title IX)

Maxient Reporting

Student Conduct

Ms. Barbara Forrest

Mr. Tony Miller, Jr.




Human Resources,

Will Lyman House

Student Conduct Office,

Main Hall B55

Sexual orientation, gender identity, harassment, and/or discrimination
TRIO Student Support Services – (Eligibility Reqs.) Dr. Denise Myers 205.665.6094

TRIO Student Support Services,

Main Hall B46

Tutoring Assistance /

Student Academic Support

Ms. Randi Tubbs 205.665.6113

Learning Enrichment Center Lower Level/Carmichael Library

Falcon Success Center, Van Tuyll House

Veteran & Military Affairs Ms. Traci Crenshaw 205.665.6472 Veteran and Military Affairs, GLOCO
Withdrawals, Transcripts, Transfer Credit, Registration Issues, and Veterans & GI Bill® Ms. Amanda Fox 205.665.6040

Registrar Office,

Palmer Hall, 2nd Floor

Writing Support Dr. Cynthia Mwenja 205.665.6438

Harbert Writing Center,

Humanities Hall 311 & online at

Other Dr. Tammi Dahle 205.665.6020

Enrollment & Student Affairs,

Main Hall B55