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Hilleman Scholars

Created in honor of Montana State alum, Montana born, and world-renowned microbiologist and vaccinologist Marice Hilleman. The Hilleman Scholors Program aims to improve access to higher education for Montana residents. Each year, 50 incoming undergraduate Freshman are selected for this 4-year, invitation-only scholarship program.


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Early Alert

Everyone overcomes challenges in higher education. When a student is struggling in a course, we reach out to provide them with services to help them get back on track to success. If you have been referred by a professor don’t wait! Make an appointment with a Success Advisor by calling 406.994.7627 today!

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US 103

US 103 is a Learning Strategies Course that helps setup students for success in college. It is open to all students with Freshmen standing. Students will develop the necessary skills to be more effective and engaged learners.


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1893 Scholars

The 1893 program was designed to support seniors in their final year at MSU. Named after the year Montana State University was found , the 1893 scholarship provides seniors coaching and advising support as well as financial assistance to ensure they can get across the finish line to graduation.

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Count Down 2 Graduation

A successful academic journey at MSU begins with engaging in your academic success and career plan. Our team of coaches and advisors are here for the duration of your college career. During your final year at MSU, we will provide you with a series of helpful communications and resources to ensure you are well prepared for your final year and beyond.

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MSU 101

MSU 101 is a 2-hour intensive workshop specifically designed to develop skills critical to productivity, executive functioning and accentuating your assets in the collegiate realm. Don't miss out on this incredible opportunity to make the most of your education this year! Register today!


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SmartyCats Tutoring

Want some extra support in a course? Our SmartyCats Tutoring program is here to help. Our peer tutors have completed courses with a B+ or higher. Your educational journey is a team effort, so let us help you. Sign up for a tutoring appointment today with a one-on-one tutor, or come to our free drop-in tutoring in the library and the Den.