Mission statement

The goal of Civic & Community Engagement is to promote meaningful and impactful partnerships for students, staff, and faculty within the wider Billings community. We aim to achieve this by developing initiatives that foster civic pride, stewardship, and sustainability. 

Community Engagement works closely with a diverse range of organizations. As a result, we can match you with an engagement opportunity that suits your needs and goals. Come and be part of the community-driven social change happening at Montana State University Billings. 

Without the support of our communities, no institution of higher education can thrive.

Building citizenship and social responsibility through programs focused on membership, problem solving and observance. Each program acknowledges the importance of life, liberty, freedom and prosperity.


Awards & Scholarships

Civic and Community Engagement Awards and Scholarships

Apply for many awards or scholarship opportunities related to service and involvement in civic and community engagment. Multiple deadlines for application submissions.

American Democracy and Observation

Let your voice be heard. Register to Vote today.

Become engaged in American democracy now with events and activities around MSUB campus and the wider community. Find out how to register to vote in Montana.

Community Partners

Community Partners

Resources for Community Partners wanting to get in contact with MSUB as well as for student, staff, and faculty wanting to learn more about the wider community.


Service Learning Support

Service Learning. Be Connected.

Resources for Service Learning opportunities for courses such as ASC 111.

Service Sting

Record your volunteer hours. Service Sting.
Record your volunteer hours in this online portal. Work with the partners you are serving to help meet their goals, and show your experience by documenting your hours in this way.

Student United Way

Student United Way. Give. Advocate. Volunteer.

A campus-based community change organization led by students that addresses critical education, income, and health issues in the community.


Volunteer Events & Opportunities

Yellowjackets Serve

Take a look at how many opportunities there are to get involved in the community by volunteering, such as Service Saturday, Night on the Van, Blood Drives, and more. It's a great way to meet new people and get a new perspective.

Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry

Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry - University Campus - Student Union Building 219, City College - Jacket Student Central B11

Student-focused food insecurity service offering non-perishables, hygiene and school supplies. Locations at University Campus and City College.

Complete an application to use the pantry on either campus & follow up with Civic Engagment Coordinator for next steps.

Find other community-based resources.

Yellowjacket Reserves e-Newsletter

Yellowjacket Reserves

Sign-up to receive an e-Newsletter with opportunities about volunteer events and service opportunities.