Prospective Student and Parent Events

Distance Orientation Next Steps

Distance Orientation Next Steps

Confirm Your Enrollment

Now is the time to confirm your plans to become a Montevallo Falcon by paying your $100 Enrollment Deposit (fall tuition prepayment). This one-time fee confirms your spot in the incoming class, is non-refundable, must be paid before registering for orientation, and will apply as credit to your university student account.

Enrollment Deposit Priority Date for Fall Semester (Incoming Freshmen): June 1st

Enrollment Deposit Priority Date for Fall Semester (Transfer Students): June 1st

Pay Your Enrollment Deposit Here!

Set Up Your Banner Self-Service Student Account

To set up your student account, view course schedules, and check your financial aid, set up your UM student account today. You will need your UM student ID number (M #) and six digit birthdate (mmddyy) when you setup your student account. Your UM student ID number can be found on your acceptance letter. Please note that you must set up your account prior to attending orientation and to apply for scholarships.

New Student Account Setup

Access Your Student Email

Contact the Solution Center at or 205-665-6520 to setup your UM email account password. Once your UM email password has been set up through the Solution Center, you may access your UM student email using the link below.

Student Email Login

Choosing a Major

Has your major changed since you applied? If so, please let an Admissions team member know so you are advised by a faculty member within your major. You can also email us at

Falcon Help Desk Videos

Feel free to browse our Falcon Help Desk videos which show you how to navigate your student account, register for classes, check your college credits, pay your bill and more.

Falcon Help Desk Videos

Foreign Language Placement Exam

The Department of English and Foreign Languages recommends that all entering students who have prior knowledge of French, German or Spanish and who plan to continue their language studies at UM take a placement exam to ensure correct placement in college-level language courses. The online exam takes less than one hour and can be taken from the convenience of your home.

  • In order to access the exam, please contact the English and Foreign Language Department at You will receive a username, password, and instructions for taking the exam online.

Foreign Language Placement Exam