Freshman Orientation

Let Montana GEAR UP pay for your Freshman Orientation expenses! GEAR UP will reimburse for expenses including:

  • orientation fees

  • mileage to and from campus at $0.258/mile

  • meals not included in orientation at a rate of

    • $5 for breakfast

    • $6 for lunch

    • $12 for dinner

  • hotel for guardian if applicable

Steps:

Mail reimbursement documents to:

Montana GEAR UP
PO Box 203201
Helena, MT 59620-3201

or submit by fax: 406-444-0425


Campus specific Orientation Registration Instructions:
University of Montana: Students must complete the GEAR UP Orientation Reimbursement Survey 2 weeks prior to orientation (Summer Orientation: complete by June 14, Fall Orientation complete by August 13) in order to be reimbursed. Those registering less than two weeks from orientation must register on the University of Montana website, and students will be reimbursed after attendance at orientation is confirmed.


Montana State University: students need to either call Hilja to register by phone, 406-994-2827, or print the registration form and mail it in. Mailed in registration forms must be marked “GEAR UP”. Students must register 2 weeks prior to orientation in order to be reimbursed. Those registering less than two weeks from orientation will be reimbursed after attendance at orientation is confirmed.


Other Campuses: No orientation fee, GEAR UP will provide travel reimbursements for travel to attend an orientation event.

2017 College Fairs

Register today for one of the 18 upcoming college fairs brought to you by MPSEOC! Starting the week of Septmber 11th, fairs will take place at colleges and universities across Montana. Visit www.montanacollegefairs.com to register and to find more information.

Professional Development Opportunities (2017-2018)


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