Student Support Services TRIO refers students to campus and community partners to support their needs inside and outside the classroom, following our Mission & Vision of advocacy, collaboration, and individual growth.

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Disability Support Services: Provides access and accommodations to students with disabilities.

Vice Chancellor of Student Access and Success: Provides support for students by cultivating an inclusive social and educational environment that enhances active student learning, engagement, development and success.

Academic Support Center: Academic services & tutoring

Student Resolution Officer: Assists and advocates for students with academic and non-academic questions and concerns.

Admissions & Records: Provides general information on policies and requirements, as well as college records and transcripts.

Advising: Assists with new, transfer, and returning students at MSUB.

Campus Store: Lists required textbooks for courses and has other supplies and snacks on hand.

MSUB Dining Services: Get a meal plan for on campus dining options at both University and City College campuses.

Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry (YEP): Currently offers free food, hygiene, school supplies, and limited clothing items to all students, staff, and faculty members at Montana State University Billings and City College.

Diversity Center: Promotes a diverse and inclusive campus so students/faculty/staff/alumni feel connected, respected, and valued.

Native American Achievement Center: Recruits and retains American Indian students; providing academic, social and emotional support to help American Indian students connect and be successful at MSUB.

Phoenix Center: 24-hour help line, resources for survivors of sexual violence, strives to create campus free of oppression and gender biases.

Campus Police: Parking permits and tickets, as well as general legal issues and escorts to vehicles.

Business Services: For information about campus forms, general information, student account information, travel, accounts payable, printing and mailing services, purchasing, cash management, policies and procedure, and staff training.

Career & Employment Services: Assists MSUB students with finding jobs, internship, and starting their career after college.

FAFSA - Free Application for Federal Student Aid: Apply for student loans, Pell grants, and work study funds here.

Financial Aid & Scholarships: Assists students with student loans, work study, scholarships, and grants.

Financial Services: Assists students with paying bills and getting refunds.

National Student Loan Data System: Retrieve your student loan information here.

Student Health Services: On-campus health care and mental services.

Phoenix Center: 24-hour help line, resources for survivors of sexual violence, strives to create campus free of oppression and gender biases.

Housing & Residence Life: On-campus housing located at the University campus of MSU Billings. Both students attending at University campus and City College campus are eligible to apply for housing in the residence halls.

Associated Students of MSU Billings: Student government organization for both University and City College campuses.

Center for Engagement: Connects students, staff/faculty, and alumni with student organizations, events and community-based activities that enable you to achieve your academic, career, and personal goals.

Information Technology: Assists students with computer and technology issues.

Military and Veterans Success Center: Provides transition guidance, academic support, and advocate for the educational success for all veterans, veterans spouses, and military-affiliated students on campus.

Veterans Upward Bound: A free statewide program of instruction and support services for veterans making a career change or preparing to enter or re-enter college located on the university campus of MSUB.

city iconCommunity Resources

Montana 2-1-1: Montana 2-1-1 is here to help connect Montanans with the community resources and assistance they need. It provides a list of resources through the website, or by calling 2-1-1 if you are away from a computer or don’t have access to the Internet. This is a free, anonymous service available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year, everywhere in Montana.

Disability Rights Montana - 1.800.245.4743

Protecting and advocating for the rights of people with disabilities.

Montana Disability Determination Services (DDS)

Handles the medical eligibility for Social Security Disability claims. These determinations are based on federal rules and regulations.

MonTECH - 406-243-5511

Borrow assistive technologies and adaptive equipment, and receive free, supportive one-to-one training on any devices we loan. MonTECH ships most items anywhere in Montana; free shipping and return shipping.*

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) 

Enforces federal civil rights laws, conscience and religious freedom laws, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and the Patient Safety Act and Rule, which together protect your fundamental rights of nondiscrimination, conscience, religious freedom, and health information privacy.

Vocational Rehabilitation and Blind Services - 1.877.296.1197

Promotes opportunities for Montanans with disabilities to have rewarding careers and achieve maximum personal potential.

Community Crisis Center - 406.259.8800

First point of access for people in our community seeking crisis stabilization services for mental health, substance abuse, and/or social service needs regardless of their ability to pay.

Crisis Text Line - 741-741

In a crisis? Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free, 24/7 support at your fingertips.

Suicide Prevention Hotline - 1.800.273.8255 (TALK)

Free 24-hour hotline available for anyone in suicidal crisis or emotional distress.

YWCA Billings - 24-Hour Help Line: (406) 245-4472 / 24-Hour Text Line: (406) 702-0229

Offers women and children safe shelter and affordable housing with transitional services that offer a hand up rather than a hand out—helping people gain solid footing and break out of the cycles of violence and poverty.

Free Credit Reports 

AnnualCreditReport.com is the official site to get your free annual credit reports. This right is guaranteed by federal law.

Montana Unemployment Insurance - 406.444.2545

A joint state-federal program that provides cash benefits to eligible workers who are unemployed through no fault of their own.

Office of Public Assistance - 1-888-706-1535

Dress for Success- 406.256.7304
Empowers people to achieve economic independence by providing a network of support, professional attire, and the development tools to help people thrive in work and in life.

United Way of Yellowstone County & HRDC 

The Wheels for Work program is designed to remove transportation barriers that often prevent low-income individuals from maintaining employment.

Free and Reduced Food Distribution Agencies Billings, Montana Resources 2021-2022

Listing of wraparound food banks community resources presented by the Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry.

Family Services, Inc. - 406.259.2269

Helps families meet basic needs with food and clothing distribution and rent/utility assistance.

Office of Public Assistance - 1-888-706-1535

Saint Vincent de Paul - 406.252.1855

Emergency assistance: food, laundry, clothing, household items, some emergency travel, rent, utilities, etc.

Salvation Army Billings - 406.245.4659

Emergency food, clothes, counseling, hospital visitation. Limited medication, lodging and out of town emergency transportation.

MT Veteran's Meat Locker - 406.860.9683

The Veteran's Meat Locker provides free, professionally-processed wild and domestic meat for veterans and their family. All veterans qualify with proof of service.

Mental Health Center - 406.252.5658

Specialized in promotion of all areas of mental wellness, management issues of stress, grief, anxiety, depression, chemical dependency, and other addictions are just a couple of the services offered.

Office for Civil Rights (OCR) 

Enforces federal civil rights laws, conscience and religious freedom laws, the Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act (HIPAA) Privacy, Security, and Breach Notification Rules, and the Patient Safety Act and Rule, which together protect your fundamental rights of nondiscrimination, conscience, religious freedom, and health information privacy.

Know your rights: Pregnant or Parenting? Title IX Protects You From Discrimination At School

Office of Public Assistance - 1-888-706-1535

  • Health Coverage Assistance through Medicaid, Healthy Montana Kids, health insurance assistance, and tax credits through the federal Health Insurance Marketplace.

Riverstone Health - 406.247.3350

Provides public health to protect safety and well-being. Offers both medical and dental services.

Housing, Rent, and Utility Community Resources 2021-2022

Listing of wraparound housing, rent, and utility community resources presented by the Yellowjacket Emergency Pantry.

HRDC - 406.247.4700

Empowers people in need through mobilizing and developing community resources by creating opportunities for success. Childcare, education, employment/training, and more services available.

Women and Family Shelters - 406.259.3105

Shelter for women and children.

YWCA Billings - 24-Hour Help Line: (406) 245-4472 / 24-Hour Text Line: (406) 702-0229

Offers women and children safe shelter, and affordable housing with transitional services that offer a hand up rather than a hand out—helping people gain solid footing and break out of the cycles of violence and poverty.

Billings Vet Center - 406.657.6071

Services for veterans and family members including support groups and other social/emotional wellness groups.

MT Veteran's Meat Locker - 406.860.9683

The Veteran's Meat Locker provides free, professionally-processed wild and domestic meat for veterans and their family. All veterans qualify with proof of service.