First Year Experience

Transfer and Adult Learner Registration and Orientation - City College


Step 1 - Registration:

Transfer students and adult learners should contact Jacket Student Central at (406) 247-3019 to visit about registration options.


Accuplacer Test:

Adult Learners that are attending college for the first time will be required to take the Accpulacer test prior to their individual appointment. Contact Jacket Student Central to schedule a group, individual, or remote test.


Transfer students who have not taken college level math and writing classes will need to take the Accpulacer placement test. Contact Jacket Student Central to schedule a group, individual, or remote test. Transcripts from all previous institutions must be received prior to scheduling the individual advising appointment.


Step 2 - Orientation:

At orientations, students will meet other students, learn more about services available at both City College and University campuses, and receive important computer training for online courses and on-campus computer access.


Dates for Adult Learner/Transfer Student Orientation:


Tuesday, August 14 1:30pm – 5:00pm 
Friday, August 17 8:30am – 12:00pm


Students sign up for these sessions online by selecting the desired orientation date:

For the online learner


If you are pursuing your degree completely online, we understand you may not be able to come to campus. To register for classes or arrange an Accuplacer placement test, please contact the Jacket Student Central Advising Center at (406) 247-3019.  Advisors can accommodate students with the type of appointment that fits their needs. For new student information please visit MSU Billings Online


Is it possible for me to take my Accuplacer placement test somewhere else? 


Yes, you are able to take the test remotely. To check on Accuplacer test availability in your area, please contact Jacket Student Central at 406-247-3007 or


new MSUB students at summer orientation