Orientation

Enrollment Checklist

Enrollment Checklist

Apply for Financial Aid Apply for financial aid Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and visit the Student Aid Office for more information on scholarships, student loans, grants and work study. Revisit Module 3 in your Orientation Canvas Course for more in depth information on Student Aid.
Apply for Housing Apply for Housing- If you have not already, be sure to fill out a UM Housing Application. You can access it on the Housing and Residence Life website. Housing assignments will go out at the end of May/beginning of June. Once you know where you have been assigned, check out the virtual Residence Hall tours and room specifics  to start planning for the Fall semester.
Submit Your Health Forms Submit Your Health Forms– Visit Student Health Services to submit your Health forms. This is a requirement for all new students!
Get Your Student ID Made Get your student ID made You may upload a photo through the GET App and have your student ID mailed to you over the summer, or you may stop by campus and have an ID photo made at the Solution Center on the ground floor of the Carmichael Library.
Register Your Vehicle Register your vehicle- Students parking on campus must register their vehicles and/or motorcycles annually. Parking decals are $35 annually, and the fee is added to your student bill. Vehicle Registration is done online, and you should complete the process by mid-August.
Pay Tuition and Fees Pay tuition and fees- The payment deadline is the first day of the term by 5 p.m. Account balances can be viewed in Banner. Revisit Module 3 in your Orientation Canvas Course for more information on paying your bill.
Buy or Rent Textbooks Buy or rent textbooks Visit the Official Barnes and Noble Campus Bookstore located downtown for all of your textbook needs. You may also order from them online.
Register with Disability Support Services Register with Disability Support Services (if applicable)- Taking time to complete the registration process with DSS over the summer will ensure that everything is in place for you at the start of the Fall semester. The application and requirements are accessible on the Disability Support Services webpage.
Get Involved! Get involved!- The University of Montevallo has something for everyone, including over 90 student organizations. Refer to Module 7 in your Orientation Canvas Course for specifics and visit falconlink.montevallo.edu. Also, be sure to attend the virtual organization fair on your Orientation day!
Complete Consent and Respect Module Complete Consent and Respect Module Following your Orientation session, you will receive an email with directions for completing the Consent and Respect Module. This is a required training on drug, alcohol, and sexual misconduct for all new students. The University is federally mandated to provide this training.
Attend Welcome Weekend Attend Welcome Weekend!- Welcome Weekend provides new students with opportunities to connect, have fun, and prepare for the first week of classes. The dates for Welcome Weekend are August 20th-22nd, and a detailed schedule will be sent out over the summer.
Find Your PO Box Find your PO Box- All residential students will receive a PO Box in Farmer Hall. Your PO Box assignment and combination will be emailed to your UM email address in mid-August.