MSU Billings Catalog

Checklists

First Time Student Checklist

  • Complete the online Application for Admission at www.msubillings.edu/future/apply/index.htm.
  • If born after December 31, 1956, provide proof of 2 doses of immunization against MMR (Measles, Mumps & Rubella) that were administered on or after your first birthday and after December 31, 1967.
  • Submit final high school transcript to Jacket Student Central after graduation
  • If interested in securing financial aid, apply for financial aid by submitting the Free Application For Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov by the priority date of December 1.
  • To apply for scholarships, submit the online Scholarship Application.  Scholarships are awarded on an on-going basis.  Some scholarships will start to be awarded as early as December and the priority deadline for others will be February 1st.  Students are encouraged to apply as soon as possible.  Please go to this website to get started:  www.msubillings.edu/scholarships.
  • Complete housing form and submit early.  Signups begin early December with a priority deadline of May 1.  Read and follow the directions outlined in the Housing guide published online at www.msubillings.edu/reslife to reserve housing.
  • Attend new student registration and orientation sessions prior to the term you wish to attend.  Contact Jacket Student Central at (406) 247-3007 for dates and times.
  • Complete registration for classes.  (Register any time up to the start of classes.)
  • Pay fees.
  • Start classes.
  • Participate in student organizations.

Checklist for Students Returning After An Absence

  • Complete the Application for Re-admission and return it to Jacket Student Central as early as possible before the term you will enter.  Also provide transcripts from any college you have attended since leaving MSU Billings or City College at MSU Billings.
  • If born after December 31, 1956, provide proof of 2 immunizations against measles and rubella that were administered on or after your first birthday and after December 31, 1967.
  • Submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) online at www.fafsa.gov by the priority date of December 1, if you plan to enter City College at MSU Billings the following Fall term.  For other terms, submit the financial aid application as early as possible before the term you will enter.
  • Apply for scholarships by completing the online Scholarship Application for Current and Returning Students by the priority deadline of February 1st.
  • Call the advising office to schedule a visit with an advisor (City College Tech Building, Jacket Student Central, First Floor, 406-247-3019) to discuss your plans and register for classes.
  • Pay fees.
  • Start classes.
  • Participate in student organizations.