Community Resources

ASMSU Day Care Center
(406) 994-4370
The ASMSU Day Care provides child care and educational activities for preschoolers ages 2½ to 6 years old. Children do not have to be toilet trained. Open to children of MSU students, staff and faculty. School is in session Monday through Friday 7:45a.m. to 5:15p.m. on the days MSU classes are in session. We are open during summer session. Half days and whole days are available.

Child Care Connections
(406) 587-7786
Child Care Connections advocates for the well-being and quality care of children by supporting early childhood professionals, families and the communities we serve. Offers services such as Best Beginnings scholarships for families struggling with high child care costs, safety programs, and more.

Family Connections Montana State University
(406) 761-6010
Family Connections Montana helps families find quality child care options in their community.

Bozeman Public Schools
(406) 522-000
The community of Bozeman has seven K-5 elementary schools, two 6-8 middle schools, and one 9-12 high school. For a list of schools and contact information visit this website

MSU Family Graduate Housing
(406) 994-3730
Family & Graduate Housing serves the students of Montana State University by providing affordable housing options in an environment that is conducive to the academic and social success of student families, and qualifying single tenants. Students considering Family and Graduate Housing should submit their application 8-12 months in advance of their move-in date. Application deposit is required.

MSU Career, Internship, Student Employment Office
(406) 994-4353
The Career, Internship, Student Employment Office helps students connect with job opportunities both on and off campus. This office also host career fairs, workshops and events, as well as provides career coaching for students. All services are free to MSU students.

(406) 587-3840
Thrive is a community-based organization that provides a variety of programs to help support children and families in the Bozeman area. Programs include Parent Place, Child Advancement Project, Parent Liaison, Girls for Change, and Partnership Project to Strengthen Families.

Hopa Mountain
(406) 586-2455
Hopa Mountain is a Bozeman-based nonprofit organization that administers the Indigenous Scholars of Promise program and occasionally offers fellowships for Native American undergraduate students majoring in the geosciences or working in nonprofits.