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Welcome to University of Providence!

We invite all new and transfer students —and their parents— to attend the New Student Orientation.

Our New Student Orientation is designed to make the transition to the University of Providence as seamless as possible while providing essential information related to academic requirements and campus resources. In addition, orientation activities provide new students the opportunity to make valuable connections with current faculty, staff and students.

Contact our offices below for more information!

Argo Central – (406) 791-5202

Residential Life Office – (406) 791-5225

Important steps to prepare for the new semester

  • Pay the tuition deposit of $150.
    This secure a place in our incoming class and confirms that potential students are committed to attending UP. Pay online here, or the button below.
  • Complete the STARTUP course on Moodle. 
  • Register for classes (over the phone or in person) with an academic success counselor.
  • Watch for notification of UP email account, which we’ll send to the email address new students use on their application. Log in and check it regularly. This is an official means of communication between new students and UP through enrollment.
  • Send student’s final official high school transcript with his/her date of graduation. Provide immunization records showing dates of MMR vaccinations.
  • Complete the UP Housing Application and pay housing deposit of $250. This secures student’s place in a residence hall. The housing application is available here.
  • Pay online by clicking the button below.  July 1 is the priority deadline for housing. If students need assistance with a housing application, his/her admission counselor can help with the process.
  • Pay bill or make payment arrangements by Aug. 6. Fall 2019 invoices will be sent to registered students beginning July 9. Students may view and pay their bill online through Argo Express, or by calling Argo Central at 406-791-5202. Students can also call Argo Central with questions about payment options and financial aid during office hours — Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Mountain Time.
  • Look for housing information and orientation details after June 15 – they will be mailed to student’s home and emailed to his/her @Uprovidence email.
  • Visit UP’s online bookstore at
    The online bookstore offers students an efficient, personalized shopping experience. All courses, required materials, and pricing options are displayed in one easy-to-navigate page.  Order early and have the books delivered to campus or student’s home.
  • Arrive on campus! August 20 is New Student Check-in and Move-In Day. Visit our website for Parent/Guest RSVP. Attend New Student Orientation, Aug. 20-22.
  • August 24th – Fall Semester Classes Begin

Click here to pay your tuition and housing deposits.

View New Student Orientation.

View Housing Information.

Learn about Peer Mentoring on campus.

Complete a RSVP form for Orientation 2019.