Congratulations on your acceptance to MSUB


  • GAME DAY. Wear your Yellowjacket pride on Game Day, show your school pride and support our teams!

  • MOVE-IN DAY. One of the most exciting days of the year is helping students move back onto campus.

  • RUN THE MSU BILLINGS MILE. Our annual run track is an established route on campus for you to use year round. Start by the front steps of McMullen Hall.

  • WELCOME WEEK BBQ. Join our annual celebration to kick off the new school year every fall.

  • ORIENTATION. Get familiar with campus, sign up for classes, and make friends!

  • RAPPELLING THE RIMS. Our overlooking rims is prime rappelling and rock climbing ground, perfect for the adventurer.

  • THE RIMS. Take in the Scenic view of campus by walking, running, or biking the Rims.


Welcome! Now that you are officially a Yellowjacket, here is some insider info to get started on the right track


Next Steps

1. Apply for Financial Aid

Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at 
MSU Billings FAFSA school code: 002530.


2. Apply for Scholarships

Scholarship applications available at Priority Deadline is Friday, Dec. 1st.


3. Watch for Next Steps From Our Financial Aid Office

Look under the financial aid tab in your “my info” account for additional information.


4. Sign up for Housing

Turn in your Housing Application Starting Friday, Dec. 1st at Priority Deadline is Tuesday, May 1st.


5. Sign up for Orientation & Placement Testing

Find the Orientation Session that fits your needs for placement testing and course registration.


6. Attend Orientation


7. Purchase your textbooks online:


8. Confirm attendance and arrange payment for tuition by the 3rd day of the semester


Have any questions? Call New Student Services at (406) 657-2888



Students can spend their evenings downtown catching a film at the theater, wandering through one of the many art exhibits, listening to live music, and enjoying farm to table cuisine. Weekends can be spend exploring the Pictograph Caves, running on the rims, or skiing at Red Lodge.


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