aerial view of university campus and City College campus

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

Next Steps

1. Download DUO

Duo is a two-factor authentication solution that helps our university boost security by verifying user identity, establishing device trust, and providing a secure connection to company networks and applications.

More information about Duo

2. Apply for Financial Aid

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

3. Apply for Scholarships

Scholarship applications available online. Deadline is February 1st.

4. Watch for Next Steps From our Financial Aid Office

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

5. Sign up for Housing

Turn in your application with Housing & Residence Life.

6. Sign up for Orientation & Placement Testing

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

7. Attend Orientation or a Registration Session

8. Purchase your textbooks online from the Campus Store

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

Have any questions? Call Admissions at (406) 657-2888


Visit Billings, Montana's Trailhead

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.

Campus Maps

Explore Billings and South Central Montana