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Accounting Club / Beta Alpha Psi
ACCOUNTING CLUB membership is open to interested students of any major, from freshman through graduate students. To join, simply complete an application form and take advantage of the many activities jointly sponsored by the Accounting Club and Beta Alpha Psi during the year.
BETA ALPHA PSI is a national organization, with more than 260 chapters at accredited universities all over the country. Being part of a national organization provides many benefits and opportunities. Not only are members involved on a local level, we also participate in several regional and national activities. Beta Alpha Psi is widely recognized as the premier organization for financial information professionals. Membership is open to students enrolled in accounting, finance, or information systems majors.
The goal of the Agriculture Education Club at MSU is to prepare agricultural education majors for future careers. Some of our main focuses are to provide professional development opportunities for our members, as well as assist the Montana FFA Association as needed.
Agriculture Education Major, either Broadfield Teaching or Communications, Leadership, or Extension
$15/year or $10/semester
agriculture, education, ffa, teaching, extension
American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE)
The AIChE Student Chapter works to provide an environment for members to network with students and professionals in Chemical Engineering and related fields. Members will develop professionally by attending networking socials, professional development workshops, and participating in outreach events throughout the year.
Our mission is to create an atmosphere where students can come and collaborate with other students, share knowledge, and hone skills while promoting engineering across the Gallatin Valley and home towns to draw people to the broad field that is Mechanical Engineering.
The purpose of the American Studies Undergrad Association is to provide a community and expand on the undergraduate department here on campus through outreach, working with the department and its professors.
Animal and Range Sciences Graduate Student Organization
The purpose of this organization shall be to foster closer relationships among Animal and Range Sciences graduate students and faculty among all disciplines of Animal and Range Sciences at Montana State University; to encourage leadership; to promote greater interest in the profession; and to promote participation in professional activities.
Anthropology Club is dedicated to the study of the human species, its cultures, languages, evolution, and past. To that end, the club organizes students from all disciplines to promote awareness of foreign cultures and lifestyles in addition to serving as an intellectual resource for the use of the Montana State community.
AEGS serves to facilitate events within the English department that promote camaraderie, highlight inter department research, allow for the sharing of ideas and teaching techniques, and help prepare students to make the most of their options post grad.
The mission of the Ceramic Guild is to provide an opportunity for students and the Bozeman community to interact with ceramic arts. This is achieved through fundraising events, funding guest lectures, scholarships, and providing funding for students to visit NCECA (National Council on Education on the Ceramic Arts).
Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Association
The Chemistry and Biochemistry Graduate Student Association exists to strengthen the chemistry and biochemistry graduate student community with the aims of serving the needs and improving the experiences and research quality of the current graduate students.
The SAE International Clean Snowmobile Challenge (CSC) program is an engineering design competition for undergraduate and graduate students. The program provides participants with the opportunity to enhance their engineering design and project management skills by applying learned classroom theories in a challenging competition that tests their designs to re-engineer an existing snowmobile to reduce emissions and noise. Participants’ modified snowmobiles will compete in a variety of events including emissions, noise, fuel economy/endurance, acceleration, handling, static display, cold start and design.
Computational Topology and Geometry (CompTaG) studies efficient computational methods/algorithms for solving problems using geometry and topology. Our goal is to increase interest and knowledge in these fields among MSU students, both graduate and undergraduate. Weekly meetings consist of student presentations on topics ranging from abstract theory to applied/interdisciplinary projects using CompTaG, as well as working sessions where we collaboratively work on an open problem in CompTaG. (Note: This organization was previously known as Topological Data Analysis (TDA) at MSU)
To engage students in discussions on topics in paleontology, ecology, and evolutionary biology, and
provide an atmosphere for students to become involved with campus research, field work, and volunteer opportunities.
Our purpose is to support developing early childhood professionals, provide opportunities to network, enagage, and explore issues related to young children and their families, support undergraduates in the Early Childhood Education and Child Services program and other interested majors.
The Earth Science Student Colloquium is an academic club that works to plan an annual research symposium. The mini-conference is designed for undergraduate and graduate students in the Earth Sciences and related disciplines to have an opportunity to present and communicate their research to their colleagues and mentors. The Earth Science Student Colloquium is organized entirely by its graduate student planning committee.
The Ecology Club formed to promote professional development and training opportunities for graduate and undergraduate students in the field of ecology. Our primary objective is organizing and hosting the weekly fall Ecology Department seminar series (Thursdays @ 3:30pm) on campus. This series is entirely run and organized by students. It is open to the public, and brings in top scientists and working professionals to speak about a broad range of ecological topics of interest to the department, university, and Bozeman community. We believe the seminar series provides an important venue for students and faculty to interact and network with professionals in the field. To further meet our overall mission, the Ecology Club and seminar committee also organizes workshops in research methods and professional development each year that are widely attended by students. For example, in Fall 2016 one of our invited seminar speakers also held a workshop in applied Bayesian statistics that was attended by students from several departments. Finally, our club hosts an awards ceremony for the Ecology Department each fall that honors undergraduate and graduate student achievement. This year, we plan to expand our objectives to include outreach opportunities for students, including a spring awards potluck, which will further help our club and ecologists at Montana State University engage with the Bozeman community.
The mission of the Exercise Science Club is to bring together students within the HHD realm. During the semester we hold regular meetings where professionals within the community and graduate students are asked to present to the club. We hold fundraisers throughout the year to fund our trip to the American College of Sports Medicine conference. The club helps facilitate networking with professionals, as well as with fellow classmates.
A club for French students or even those just interested in the French language and culture. This club will give students a chance to expand on cultural competence and give experience in cultural exchange. It will also help students improve their language skills and confidence.
French, language, diversity, friendship, francophone, international
Friends of Local Foods
Friends of Local Foods was formed in the fall of 2006 to bring concerned students, faculty, and community members together to raise awareness, create academic opportunities and conduct research related to local food systems and food quality at Montana State University in Bozeman, Montana. Our goals in promoting awareness of local foods include: 1) Engaging MSU students in local food issues 2) Bridging the MSU campus with the Bozeman community 3) Increase access to local foods on campus and in the community, and 4) Build a greater local food advocacy community.
Gallatin College Student Council's purpose is to create engagement among Gallatin College students on and off campus and to improve their college experience. Our mission statement is to improve student life by creating opportunities for friendship, community involvement, and personal growth.
GeoCATS strives to spark interest in Geotechnical Engineering and its applications outside of the classroom.
We will be designing and building a model size mechanically stabilized earth wall to submit to Geo Institute's GeoWall competition. We hope to be selected as one of 20 schools to compete at the national competition in 2019.
GeoCATS will be involved with the community by holding an outreach event to the local schools, collaborating with industry professionals, and promoting STEM to students of younger ages.
We welcome all class-men of any major to join our organization and be introduced to the wonderful graphic design community we have here in Bozeman, Montana. All we ask is that you have a desire to expand your knowledge of graphic design.
graphic, design, guild
History Graduate Student Association
HGSA is an organization that seeks to enhance the academic and social lives of history department graduate students and other graduate students with an interest in history. It provides a forum for discussion of research, sharing of ideas, and making social connections with peers, all essential aspects of the graduate school experience. The club also sponsors a monthly colloquium where students and faculty present their current research, as well as monthly meetings. Meetings are held following each colloquium.
Our organization aims to increase awareness around the new hospitality management program at MSU while providing opportunities for current members through networking events, hotel site visits, restaurant tastings and guest lectures.
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Student Branch at MSU
IEEE's core purpose is to foster technological innovation and excellence for the benefit of humanity. At MSU, we seek to help students to become more involved with the Electrical and Computer Engineering department, aid with career development, and help students to learn more about the many areas of specialty in the fields of Electrical and Computer Engineering.
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences Graduate Student Organization
We, the Land Resources and Environmental Sciences (LRES) Graduate Student Organization (GSO), exist to facilitate communication and interaction between LRES graduate students, faculty, and MSU administration. Through social and educational events we aim to foster camaraderie among the LERS graduate students and provide opportunities for professional growth.
Land Resources and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Club
The Land Resources and Environmental Sciences Undergraduate Club is a student-led organization. Our goal is to help students connect with both faculty and other students with common interests. We spend the semester volunteering for causes that YOU care about, learning ways to help market ourselves in our field, and enjoying the outdoors. We also strive to help inform fellow students of opportunities offered on and off campus. Come explore with us.
The Montana Student Dietetic Association strives to enrich the well-being of students with a common interest in food and nutrition by emphasizing student involvement in the community, providing resources to promote academic success, offering insight into professional and advanced education opportunities, sharing up-to-date nutrition research with members, and assisting in the preparation of students for application to a dietetic internship program and the licensure examination to become a Registered Dietitian.
The purposes of the Montana WWAMI MSA include representing student interests and concerns to the WWAMI administration and faculty, developing educational and community initiatives, planning and funding of various social and recreational events, and the organization of discussions and tours for medical school applicants.
To foster a community of rigorous research by giving graduate students the opportunity to hone skills in several vital forms of scientific communication: literature, lecture and peer-to-peer scientific articles are a major form of communication in life sciences research - from experimental results to novel techniques, peer-reviewed journal articles are how researchers keep abreast of their field of interest. Thus, learning to interact with and critique scientific literature is a vital skill for any student hoping to pursue research. The Plant Sciences & Plant Pathology (PSPP) Journal Club provides students an outlet for discussing pertinent journal articles - thus honing such skills. The club is also a chance for busy grad students to meet and raise questions about any relevant graduate student topic - from the future of plant research and the role of graduate education...to tips for choosing a citation software…an opportunity for the peer-to-peer communication so important to the development of collaborative relationships In addition to regularly scheduled journal discussion meetings – the Journal Club will strive to organize guest speakers – talented researchers from relevant fields - to give presentations on current research topics.
Beyond honing communication skills, Journal Club provides two other valuable experiences: The diversity of research fields being covered by the participating students gives us all the chance to look further than our immediate graduate research topic and may provide us with the opportunity to learn another helpful skill necessary for researchers - seeing the bigger picture! Networking - the Journal Club is a great platform to get to know fellow grad students and at the same time establish a network of future leading scientists. Not to speak of the opportunities established by inviting guest speakers from industry, other universities and countries!
The Range Management Club exists to promote the knowledge and better management of North American rangelands and natural resources. Every year we attend the annual meeting of the Society for Range Management where our members compete in several competitions including the Undergraduate Range Management Exam and Plant Identification Contest. Members of this club will have the opportunity to interact and make connections with other students and professionals in the field from across North America.
The Smith's Metals Guild's purpose is to accommodate extra curricular activities for members through workshops, fundraising events, and conferences. Our mission is to increase exposure by providing experiences and opportunities for young smiths to interact with peers and professionals in the nation, as well as provide hands on experience in the field of metalsmithing before graduating. Sales and shows educate students on how to sell and market their work. The guild organizes workshops with visiting artists at least once a year as an affordable option for students and the School of Art to connect to local artists from the community and beyond.
The Society for Biological Engineering (SBE), and the AIChE Community, is a global organization of leading engineers and scientists dedicated to advancing the integration of biology with engineering. SBE is dedicated to promoting the integration of biology with engineering and realize its benefits through bioprocessing, biomedical, and biomolecular applications.
Society of Hispanic Professional Engineers (SHPE) at MSU
The purpose of this student chapter shall be to:
Represent minority students in STEM at Montana State University.
Serve the community through outreach and service.
Provide students with personal, academic, and career development opportunities.
Increase enrollment and graduation rate of Hispanic engineering students at Montana State University.
Offer community support among Hispanic students in STEM.
Provide peer and faculty advisement when needed for Hispanic students at Montana State University.
The goal of the Society of INdigenous Educators is to increase opportunities for American Indian students enrolled in the Teacher Preparation Program at Montana State University. By providing academic, personal, career, and financial support and guidance to our American Indian students we are contributing to the recruitment, retention, graduation, and placement of American Indian teachers and improving the diversity of the k-12 teaching corps.
Interest in education and/or Indian education for all.
Education, Native American, Conferences
Society of Physics Students
The SPS chapter at MSU aims to build a community around physics by getting students involved and helping them succeed. To achieve this goal, we organize social events, promote physics outreach and get people excited about physics.
The Society of Women Engineers (SWE) at Montana State University aims to arm women, within the field of engineering, with the tools necessary for success. Through a variety of professional and social networking events, the club strives to provide resources that further propel women in their respective STEM field. SWE also hosts outreach (i.e. volunteer in surrounding K-12 schools, etc.) events throughout the Bozeman community to better encourage local youth to pursue sciences.
Women, engineering, STEM, diversity, outreach, college of engineering, network, volunteer, science, engineer
SPIE Student Chapter
SPIE is an international society advancing an interdisciplinary approach to the science and application of light. The student chapter at MSU is for students interested in the field of optics and photonics. Our primary activities include outreach activities for the community and area schools; touring local optics companies; and inviting speakers to present on a variety of topics relating to optics and photonics.
optics, lasers, SPIE, physics, engineering, photonics, OSA, light, IDL
Undergraduate Chemistry Society
The mission of the Undergraduate Chemistry Society is to teach children in Bozeman and the surrounding area about the importance of science in all areas of life and get everyone excited about chemistry and its principles.
Alpha Lambda Delta is a national honor society that honors academic excellence during a student's first year in college. The purpose of the society is to encourage superior academic achievement among students in their first year in institutions of higher education, to promote intelligent living and a continued high standard of learning, and to assist women and men in recognizing as well as developing meaningful goals for their roles in society.
Was awarded a 3.5 GPA in their first college semester
$65 one time life membership fee into national org
ALD, Honors Society, Academic
Alpha Pi Mu
Alpha Pi Mu was established in 1949 as the national honor society for Industrial Engineering students. Membership is conferred upon undergraduate and graduate IE students who demonstrate exemplary academic performance and who uphold the ideals of the profession.
The MSU chapter, established in 1973, actively participates in fundraising activities that simultaneously serve to develop professional skills within the membership and support the Don Boyd Memorial Scholarship. The chapter also organizes various functions to enhance the student body life within MSU's Industrial Engineering community, often in partnership with the Institute of Industrial Engineers and other student clubs.
The nationally recognized industrial engineering honor society which confers recognition upon students of industrial engineering who have shown exceptional academic interests and abilities in the field of industrial engineering.
$45 lifetime membership fee
Industrial, Engineering, Honor Society.
The mission of Chi Epsilon is to achieve its vision through its four pillars:
Scholarship - recognizing excellence and achievement in academic and
Character - upholding the integrity and responsibility of the civil engineering
profession through our service
Practicality - educating and encouraging our members to improve our world
through innovative and impactful solutions
Sociability - connecting our members while engaging the broader
National honors society of counseling educators, professional counselors and counseling students whose mission involves scholarship, research, professionalism, leadership, advocacy and excellence in counseling.
Kappa Kappa Psi is a National Honorary Band Fraternity which serves the university bands. We are seen throughout the marching band season, at all wind ensemble concerts, and other various activities to help with advancing music across the university.
Love for music, minimum of six credits, in one ensemble per semester
$25 after the first year
Music, band, marching
Mortar Board Senior National Honors Society (Pi Sigma Alpha Chapter)
Mortar Board, Inc., is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service, provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community (Mortar Board.org, 2018).
Must have a 3.25 GPA or be in the top 40% of graduating class
$10 Chapter; $80 National
Honor Society, Mortar Board, Senior Honor Society
Mortar Board Senior National Honors Society (Pi Sigma Alpha Chapter)
Mortar Board, Inc. is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for their achievements in scholarship, leadership and service, provides opportunities for continued leadership development, promotes service to colleges and universities and encourages lifelong contributions to the global community (Mortar Board.org, 2018).
Must have a 3.25 GPA or be in the top 40% of graduating class
$10 Chapter; $80 National
Honor Society, Mortar Board, Senior Honor Society
National Society of Collegiate Scholars
NSCS is an honor society that has members who positively impact their campuses and communities by participating in service activities as they prepare for future endeavors. Along the way, members connect with fellow high-achieving students.
NSCS is an honor society that has members who positively impact their campuses and communities by participating in service activities as they prepare for future endeavors. Along the way, members connect with fellow high-achieving students.
Must be involved in Greek Life, must be in good standing with MSU, must have at least a 3.0 GPA, must be junior or senior standing
honor, Greek, academic
Phi Kappa Phi
The mission of the Honor Society of Phi Kappa Phi is to promote the pursuit of excellence in all fields of higher education and to recognize outstanding achievement by students, faculty and others through election to membership and through various awards for distinguished achievement. The Society is convinced that in recognizing and honoring those persons of good character who have excelled in scholarship, in whatever field, it will stimulate others to strive for excellence.
Top 7.5% of Juniors and top 10% of Seniors are eligible for membership.
$40 National Dues, $25 MSU dues, $65 total.
Academic, Honorary, Society
Phi Upsilon Omicron
Mission Statement: Phi Upsilon Omicron, an honor society in the integrated field of family and consumer sciences, offers an environment empowering lifelong learning, leadership building, and ethical and scholastic excellence.
1. Recognize and promote academic excellence
2. Enhance qualities of leadership by providing opportunities for service; and
3. Encourage lifelong learning and commitment to advance family and consumer sciences and related areas.
Must have a GPA of 3.0 or higher, must be majoring in family and consumer sciences or one of its related areas in an institution where a chapter is established, must exhibit the potential for professional and community leadership
Honor Society, Family and Consumer Sciences, Leadership
Tau Beta Pi MT A
Tau Beta Pi offers high achieving engineering students a chance to network and assist with events on campus while providing an opportunity for personal growth and leadership.
Engineering Major that is in the top 1/8th of junior class or top 1/5th of senior class.
Engineering, Honors, Networking
Upsilon Pi Epsilon
Upsilon Pi Epsilon (UPE) was established to recognize the academic achievements of undergraduate and graduate students in the Gianforte School of Computing. UPE is an international organization that was established in 1967 at Texas A&M. It was the first and only international honor society in the Computing and Information disciplines. Today, we hope to acknowledge the hard work of our students and connect them to their peers as well as a well-known honor society in computer science discipline.
Airsoft of MSU is dedicated to facilitating student involvement in physical activity and team based sports while building a unique camaraderie among students, and exercising team building among our members.
Our mission is to create a safe and fun learning environment for students of all skill levels to learn about and partake in back country skiing and snowboarding. The club aims to introduce the skills, knowledge and equipment to novice backcountry skiers, while also serving as a community of dedicated backcountry enthusiast's for the more advanced tourer - offering backcountry ski trips, a place to trade gear, meet new touring partners and talk anything skiing related. We also partner with local groups like Winter Wildlands Alliance and Montana Backcountry Alliance to ensure the public lands we love to recreate on, stay public.
Backcountry Hunters and Anglers of Montana State University
The purpose of Backcountry Hunters & Anglers of Montana State University is to promote engagement in and advocate for: backcountry hunting and angling, the conservation of public lands and wilderness, the protection of fish and wildlife that rely on clean water and wilderness, and the public’s access to public lands and the opportunities they provide. The club will serve by creating a community, bringing together students, faculty, and staff and providing an environment conducive for growth in knowledge, skill, and passion for public lands, wilderness areas, and backcountry hunting and angling.
Backcountry Squatters was founded to create and cultivate a community network dedicated to connecting women in the outdoors. We aim to encourage engagement and leadership in the outdoor community by creating club outings, events, and clinics that are focused on introducing and increasing the skills, knowledge, connections, and support necessary for women to reach their full potential in the natural world. We will grow women’s participation, leadership, and representation in the in the outdoor industry and community.
We strive to provide students and community members a safe and fun-filled evening by hosting a dance every Friday night. We also offer lessons to anyone interested in learning country dance, including modern swing, line dancing, and two- and three-step. So bring your dancing boots and join us next Friday night!
To help introduce and provide opportunities for kids to compete in Big Mountain skiing. Help alleviate the financial burden of big mountain ski competitions. To help connect MSU students to the big mountain free skiing community. Provide opportunities for students to travel around the Western US and ski on a budget. Help create a community around big mountain skiing at MSU.
The Outdoor Club is a community where students passionate about the outdoors can come together and enjoy the beauty of Montana. Whether it be hiking, camping, backpacking, or climbing; spring, summer, fall, or winter; any outdoor adventure is possible! The Outdoor Club at Montana State also provides a place where students can develop outdoor skills, and dive into experiencing countless outdoor activities that can be enjoyed year-round. Additionally, this club gives students who are passionate about certain activities the ability to share their passion and knowledge with others.
Our group's overall mission is to build and support the TTRPG community here at MSU by helping to connect players and GMs. We have weekly administrative meetings, run a Discord server to provide online resources and host conversations, and have continuing campaigns every day except Thursday, open to anyone who wants to join (space permitting).
The SwingCats are a student-run organization located on the Montana State University campus. We host dances, events, and workshops for anyone and everyone, students and community members alike. Our focus is on vintage swing dancing, but we welcome dancers and art forms of all shapes and sizes.
The SwingCats’ mission is to dance, teach, and promote awareness of vintage swing dancing, specializing in all realms of Lindy Hop, Balboa, Collegiate Shag, and Blues, to share and enjoy the music and culture, to provide a safe and fun environment for everyone to enjoy dance, and to continually pursue personal growth on the social dance floor.
To provide a fun atmosphere where people can make new friends and relax by playing a wide variety of tabletop games. We strive to bring individuals into supportive groups and help them establish themselves socially in their environment.
tabletop, games, role playing games, board games, card games, dice
Tactical Action Gaming
Our club provides fun recreational activities that use the entire campus as an arena. While anyone is allowed to participate in these events, the members of our club work together to organize, plan, and execute these events so that everyone can enjoy!
Trail Junkies is a student organization dedicated to creating and maintaining a running community at MSU. We intend to make a safe place to run for both beginners and experts welcoming all to pursue their running goals. Regardless of background all people are welcome to come and pursue running with us.
Weekly runs Mondays at 6pm at the Student Union Building Bus Loop.
Mondays at 6pm meeting at the Student Union Buildi
Ability to run 3-5 miles is recommended.
running, cross country, sport
To empower members by building water confidence through the game of underwater rugby.
All levels of swimmers are welcome to join and push their mental and physical limits. Underwater rugby is played with a pool torpedo in the deep end of a pool using any sub surface means necessary to put the torpedo in the goal.
We are Chi Alpha (XA) Campus Ministry at Montana State University. We are a gathering of college students here to serve Jesus, our university and its students. We have fun and learn to grow in our faith everyday!
You’ll spend 4 years (or 7?) of your life in college… incredible friendships, crazy adventures, freedom… it’s awesome! We believe that life is all about relationships. We were created with a burning desire to be connected to others. We want to be
known by others, yet still loved. We believe that all those longings for the ultimate life can be found in a living breathing relationship with Jesus Christ. We exist to connect students with Jesus and each other!
The purpose of InterVarsity Christian Fellowship is to establish and advance at colleges and universities witnessing communities of students and faculty who follow Jesus Christ as Savior and Lord; growing in love for God, God's Word, God's people of every ethnicity and culture and God's purposes in the world.
Lutheran Campus Ministry is an inclusive, caring, Christ-centered community at Montana State University, serving our campus and beyond. We are committed to interfaith collaboration and partnered with the academic community, includes, challenges, and guides students in integrating learning, faith, action and vocation both on and beyond our campus.
Come and join us on Wednesday nights at the Christus Collegium at 8:00pm, 714 So. 8th Avenue for student-led Bible study with desserts! Engage in our Fall and Spring retreats, outreach into the community, and make a difference at MSU!
The purpose of Nations is to create communities of hope in Jesus Christ among Native American students and faculty. The student-led movement seeks to create an environment where Native American students learn what it means to know and follow Jesus Christ in a culturally authentic way. It also seeks to encourage them to passionately live life in a manner consistent with belief in the God of the Bible, and to inspire commitment to share this hope and the purposes of God with their community and throughout the world.
Resurrection Catholic Campus Ministry (RCCM) serves the students of Montana State University by giving witness and providing support to nurture and support the Catholic students of Montana State University. We provide an environment of fellowship and opportunities for students to live out and be an example of the living Christ. Through our Catholic tradition, we promote nurturing faith and opening the hearts of our members to hear God's message. ALL ARE WELCOME!
The purpose is to participate in the Young Life mission of introducing adolescents to Jesus Christ and helping them grow in their Christian faith. This Chapter achieves this purpose by offering a fun, accepting community for college students to be a part of while exploring or deepening their own Christian faith, providing opportunities for college students to engage in Young Life ministry to local middle school and high school students, and offering activities like weekly club meetings, small group Bible studies, and community service opportunities in an effort to positively impact the campus and surrounding community.
Young Life, Jesus, Christian, fun, community, leadership
Special Interest Organizations
4x4 at Montana State
We are a club looking for fellow off-roaders that are interested in venturing out and testing the limits of our rigs. For those of you without a rig but still interested in the idea of off-roading, we have plenty of drivers that would happily take you along as a passenger. We will be doing day trips as well as camping trips.
The Anime Club at MSU is designed for everyone at Montana State University to view Anime and other animated programs in a safe and fun environment—free from stress and other biases—while socializing with a common-minded group of individuals.
anime, manga, cartoon, movie, subtitles, dubbed, japan
Association for Women in Computing
The purpose of the Association for Women in Computing is to provide a support platform for women studying computer science and to connect them with peers, internship opportunities, as well as workshops throughout the academic year to strengthen their confidence in networking, public speaking, and more while working to increase diversity in the computer science major at MSU and make the field more welcoming. This organization is not exclusive to women, all who are interested in computing and supporting diversity in computer science are welcome.
The Big Sky Sun was founded by a group of students that loved playing Collegiate League of Legends and is dedicated to the continued expansion of College Level E-sports. We are currently looking to field a couple of League of Legends teams for the 2018-2019 school year. We welcome all skill levels from the lowest levels of bronze to the highest tier in challenger. So if you are looking to try your hand at competitive League of Legends or just want to run a few games after class, come join us under the Big Sky Sun.
Romney Gym room 302, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-8pm
fencing, swords, sport, foil, epee, saber, club, fun
Bridger Solar Team at Montana State
We are striving to propagate interest in photovoltaic technology throughout the world and educate the community on the possibilities of a solar powered future.
Our current goal is to build a functioning solar powered car that can compete in solar races held around the world. However, our vision lies beyond just building and racing a solar car. Ultimately, we want to show the world that solar energy is a plausible alternative and renewable energy resource. If we can educate people on the possibilities of a solar powered future, we can ensure that solar power will soon be developed into an energy resource that can rival fossil fuels, creating a brighter future for our planet.
Solar, Car, Race, Formula Sun Grand Prix, Energy, Photovoltaic, Renewable, Engineering, Business, Student
Collegiate FFA enhances the collegiate experience through service and engagement to create premier leaders, enable personal growth and ensure career success.
The object of the chapter is to support and promote the FFA, FFA activities, and agricultural education on local, state and national levels; to provide engagement opportunities to former FFA members and supporters of FFA and agricultural education; to promote greater knowledge of the agricultural industry and support education in agriculture; to cooperate with the local FFA chapter, and FFA at the state and national level; to promote and maintain an appreciation of the American free enterprise system; and to promote the personal development aspect of FFA.
Collegiate Stockgrowers at Montana State University is a place for the leaders of tomorrow to be formed. We are passionate about agriculture and we strive to be as involved with the industry as possible. From guest speakers, to working on local ranches we are determined to learn about all segments of the industry and make a name for ourselves. The support from Montana Stockgrowers Association is undeniable and without them we would be lacking in both contacts and opportunities. If you are looking for a place to get to know other kids in the College of Ag or you want to be active in the industry, you have found the right club. Don’t worry, having fun is also on our agenda and we often do off campus activities as a club. Come to a meeting and learn about the all the industry possibilities and scholarship opportunities. We promise you’ll have a great time and meet many wonderful people. Today is the time to take control of your future and become the leader we need in Agriculture.
The Creative Writing Club is a club based on helping it's members become better writers. Be it writing novels, short-stories, poetry, screen-plays, or other works of literature, the club aims to help its members grow through constructive criticism. We hold weekly meetings every Friday at 4:30 pm in SUB 168. During these meetings, we will host lessons on certain areas of writing (topics such as world-building, character writing, story structure, grammar, etc...) and occasionally break into groups to share and critique work with other writers. Anyone and everyone is welcome, so stop on by and share your work!
Student Engagement in waterfowl and waterfowl habitat restoration and management.
Conservation of Waterfowl Hunting and heritage. Student engagement of the protection of waterfowl habitat here in Montana for future generations. Ducks University chapters are playing an increasingly important role in Ducks Unlimited's conservation mission. DU recognizes that a vibrant and strong collegiate program is the key to a healthy future for wetlands conservation, and a strong emphasis will continue to be placed on the development of what has been a very successful program.
Our mission is to provide a safe and fun atmosphere in which to practice historical European martial arts. This involves both the academic portion--reading and interpreting historical manuscripts--and the practical portion--practice.
We are the Fly Fishing Club at MSU. We aim to educate people of all skill levels about the art of fly fishing, conservation, and our local area. We meet weekly during the school year and hold events to further the members knowledge about local waters and conservation issues. We are formerly known as the Bozo Trout Bums.
The Gallatin Trumpet Guild's purpose is to provide interested trumpeters an opportunity to meet and network with professional educators and performers on trumpet. The The club is a space for members to connect with professionals in the field, learn repertoire with peers, and learn industry-specific concepts. Ultimately forming the Gallatin Trumpet Guild will increase the visibility of the MSU Trumpet Studio and trumpet musicians on campus and off of Montana State University.
The Hunters' Association at MSU is a group of student that love to hunt and be outside. We welcome anyone who may have an interest in hunting, the outdoors, and conservation. Our goal is to create a community of ethical outdoorsmen on campus.
OUR MISSION: INDIGENOUS PEOPLE S’ DAY IS DEDICATED TO EDUCATING STUDENTS, TEACHERS, DECISION MAKERS, AND COMMUNITIES ACROSS MONTANA TO RECOGNIZE THE SIGNIFICANCE OF THE SECOND MONDAY IN OCTOBER AS INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY. WE ARE UNITED BY OUR VALUES OF INSTILLING ACCURATE HISTORICAL KNOWLEDGES, PRESERVERING CULTURAL HERITAGES & INTEGRIITIES, ADVOCATING FOR TRIBAL SOVEREIGNTIES, AND PROMOTING INDIGENOUS PEOPLE’S DAY.
The goal of the MakerCats Club is to promote a safe and friendly environment for students of varying backgrounds to teach and learn from their areas of expertise; to provide students with hands on experience with respect to designing and making things, and to encourage the use and development of open sourced knowledge. We essentially want to improve the capabilities of MSU students in their everyday lives.
Please contact president for meeting time/location
DIY, Engineering, Maker, not spelling, 3D printing, creativity, software, prototype, game making, circuitry, metalurgy, fun, awesome
The Marx Forum is dedicated to the study of the Marxist tradition as a tool for interpreting the modern world and the problems it faces. The sole aim of this student organization is to explore these philosophical theories in detail, and discuss their impacts on philosophy, economics, and human society as a whole. Regardless of our members' individual political beliefs and the exclusion of Marxist thought from the majority of academic studies in America, we aim to show how useful Marxist theories are in explaining the current sociopolitical situation.
The Model United Nations student club serves as a mechanism for students to learn about international relations and diplomacy, to discuss current international events, to coordinate participation in Model United Nations competitions, and to develop skills relevant to diplomacy.
Miracle Network Dance Marathon is a movement benefitting Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, a non-profit organization that raises funds and awareness for more than 170 pediatric hospitals across North America. We are the only children’s charity committed to having 100% of the funds raised stay local to support local kids. Since inception, Miracle Network Dance Marathon has raised more than $250 million for kids across North America- ensuring that no child or family fights pediatric illness or injury alone.
The Wilderness Association at Montana State University (Montana Wild) student organization is a perfect representation of this next generation of conservation advocates. Montana Wild members act as youth ambassadors for statewide conservation nonprofit, Montana Wilderness Association. They take action by communicating with, and inspiring, their peers to get outside and be active advocates for wild places. Many freshman take their first steps in the Lee Metcalf Wilderness on an Montana Wild organized hike. By helping facilitate these experiences, we can solidify the values of quiet recreation and conservation. These wild places become essential parts of both the physical and mental health of many in our communities, and students are no different. They provide clear water and air to the Gallatin valley, some of the most pristine wildlife habitat in the lower 48, and an essential backbone to Montana’s booming outdoor recreation economy.
In that vein, Montana Wild strives to provide those opportunities to experience the awe-inspiring beauty of Montana’s wildlands via human-powered recreation. Wild groups have ventured into the Bob Marshall and Absaroka-Beartooth Wilderness areas, headed south to Grand Staircase-Escalante National Park for spring break, and spent countless hours exploring our incredible backyard; the Gallatin, Bridger, Crazy, and Madison ranges.
Every other Wednesdays location differs by meeting
Wilderness, Outdoors, Public Lands, Advocates, Hiking, Wild, animals, national parks, outdoor club.
Music in Montana
To sponsor musical activities for high school students interested in pursuing a life in music, and for young people in the Gallatin Valley. Specifically, to organize and support the Montana State University Youth Chorale.
This is a club for the non-traditional student. This is an academic as well as a social club. The purpose is to bring together nontraditional students to create networking and help each other in all facets of this college experience.
You must be registered as a non-traditional student currently enrolled at MSU. A non-traditional student is an individual that meets at least one of these criteria: attending college for the first time after being out of high school for at least 3 years;
Our goal is to create a community to promote individual artistic growth amongst peers with similar interests in painting and drawing. The guild gives artists the opportunity to explore their skills, passions, and artistic style and become more involved in the local Bozeman community. Students from any and all skill levels and colleges are encouraged to join!
The Poetic Society is a student club that seeks to appreciate, create, and explore exceptional poetry. This club is intended to bring poets together from the campus community for the purpose of engaging in relaxed discussion about poetic form and content. We hope to create a welcoming environment to disarm any misinformed notions of what examining poetry might entail. The club, above all other goals wants to workshop personal poetry, welcome members to relaxed discussions, and explore the realms of culture and artistry. Any and all majors are welcome to bi-weekly meetings on or off campus.
Once a week, every two weeks (variant based on mem
poetry, discussion, literature
Powwow Basketball Club
To provide a fun-filled activity alongside the MSU American Indian Council's Annual Powwow. This powwow basketball tournament allows men, women and adolescent participants the opportunity to culturally identify and participate in the contests held by the powwow committee as well as participate in the powwow basketball tournament. Participants are also provided the opportunity to tour MSU's campus as well as speak with the students who help host the powwow and basketball tournament, ask questions regarding Bozeman, the campus and possible major opportunities that are interesting.
R/C Aero's purpose is to bring model airplane lovers from all backgrounds to design, build, and fly R/C flying machines! R/C Aero is a low cost club that allows members to come together to share knowledge and experiences as well as participate in exciting events throughout the school year.
We evoke dialogue and engagement on the meaning, purpose, and cultivation of the foundations of a regenerative, holistic, and embodied lifestyle. We provide access to weekly meetings, practices, community engagement, professional guides, and personal and interpersonal tools to provide the opportunity to grow and thrive in our individual and interdependent futures.
Rhapsody is a student-led, coed a cappella group that seeks to provide a unique musical experience to the student body and community. The group is made up of students who dedicate at least 3 hours of rehearsal time per week toward learning music and improving their musical abilities. Auditions are hosted each semester, a competitive process that results in high quality singers joining the group. Each year, Rhapsody provides a free of charge concert and frequently partners for performances with other groups in Bozeman and around the state. In the past, we have sung with the Chord Rustlers (a local barbershop chorus), held concerts at venues in town, and performed on campus in the SUB. We've had the pleasure of singing at the Day Of Student Recognition as well as at the 125th MSU Birthday Bash. Beyond Montana, we have traveled to Washington to the Annual Northwest A Cappella Festival several years, performing with regional groups and workshopping with leaders from the a cappella community. In addition to our performances, Rhapsody competes across the country in the International Championship of Collegiate A Cappella (ICCA), and are the first group from Montana to do so. Members rehearse frequently for this competition, improving their confidence, singing abilities, and performance abilities. Rhapsody provides a supportive community for all its members, bringing the group together through bonding activities in and out of rehearsal and serving as a musical family.
Students must go through the audition process, which includes auditioning for the group and a call back process.
$10 dues per person per year
A cappella, Music, Singing, ICCA
Rocketry at MSU
Rocketry at MSU is a club designed to allow students with prior knowledge of rocketry and those who have none to expand their interest. Our goal eventually will be to supply students with all necessary equipment for launching their rockets. Besides expanding everyone's skills, it is also a great way to meet like minded individuals.
S.P.A.M. (Student Printmakers Association of Montana)
This club is intended to support printmaking students as they strive to become better printers and provide them with opportunities to connect with other printmakers across the nation, outlets to display work and funding for print conferences. Must have some print experience, but do not have to be a printmaking major to join.
The Science & Natural History Filmmaking Forum is an organization at Montana State University for student filmmakers at the world's first MFA program in Science & Natural History Filmmaking. As a club, the film forum meets to discuss new technology, daring subjects, and fresh approaches to science communication + visual entertainment. We gather to watch films, both past and present, in order to discuss effective ways of engaging general audiences with often complex issues and to spark a dialogue about the intersection of art, science, and activism. Each year, we organize the Prismatic Film Festival in Bozeman, Montana to maintain the deep appreciation for documentary cinema within our community. This flagship event is a unique and fun opportunity to showcase student work from MSU and other film schools around the world. We hope to continue to use this platform to increase visibility for important topics related to environmental issues, animal and land conservation, wildlife research, and cutting-edge science.
The Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) is an international non-profit volunteer educational organization. The SCA is devoted to the research and re-creation of pre-seventeenth century skills, arts, combat, culture, and employing knowledge of history to enrich the lives of participants through events, demonstrations, and other educational presentations and activities.
Third Thursday of every month, 7 pm, location unde
combat, medieval, history
Smash Society provides a community for people interested in Super Smash Brothers to improve their skills and meet others with similar interests. It also works to:
- Provide a regular opportunity for players to meet and play
- Organize periodic competitive events to promote friendly competition
- Help members network with other players and events in Bozeman and across the state, broadening player experiences and building a larger Smash community
Super Smash Brothers, Video Games, Melee, Project M, Smash 4, Smash Ultimate
Something Funny! Improv
Practice or learn Improv comedy with us! We teach the basics to anyone willing to learn, or practice with seasoned veterans. Something Funny! Improv is a great way to perfect your art, or learn valuable skills.
Sustained Dialogue aims to provide individuals with opportunities for cross-cultural and genuine dialogue about the influence of gender, race, ethnicity, class, religion, sexual orientation, ability, and age on student experiences and campus community relations. We seek to empower students to address -- through dialogue and social action -- the root causes of identity-related conflicts by creating spaces in which students can share their own experiences and develop a deeper understanding of their peers.
Our goal is to expose everyone to different technologies and educate them how to use them so that we are all better prepared for our Tech Society. We compete at the national level, tour industries in the Gallatin Valley, work with a variety of materials and technologies, volunteer with organizations on campus and in the community, and really do our best to make this a better place!
The purpose of the Body Acceptance Movement club is to create a safe environment to have nonjudgmental, open conversations that encourage body acceptance. We may discuss resources, books, or articles related to the topic, perhaps watch a movie, have guest speakers,etc., all according to the dynamics of the group. The mission is to create a counter-cultural message that YOU ARE ENOUGH, and to encourage individuals to explore their unique and authentic self.
OUR ORGANIZATION varies greatly in terms of age, interests and stage of recovery. To join CRS, a student must be currently enrolled, or have interest in attending or working at Montana State University and believe in the commitment to a clean and sober lifestyle. There are no membership fees. CRS has a professional staff and qualified volunteers that are in recovery themselves, and serve as vocal advocates and allies for all students. We coordinate and promote sober social events, and work to support and inspire our members throughout their time in Bozeman, and at Montana State University. We seek to provide a strong network of support, both on campus and within the community.
OUR MISSION is to improve the academic, professional, physical and social well-being of recovering students, faculty and staff. We strive to promote a productive and healthy lifestyle for all individuals that have been affected on any level by addiction. We help students draw upon their own strengths and those of others, to further develop resiliency and achievement. We emphasize community outreach, service to others, integrity and accountability as our keys to continued sobriety.
The purpose of the Mindfulness Matters Club is to introduce, promote and share mindfulness practices and skill building as a means of discovering greater peace, well-being, purpose and understanding of one's true self. With the pressure, stress and social media dominated world we live in, unplugging and tuning in to the timeless practice of meditation and mindful living can bring greater clarity and direction to life as a college student. This non-sectarian club values discussion, guest speakers and building individual and community practice and transformation. As a student organization, Mindfulness Matters is for anyone who is interested in mindfulness.
mindfulness, meditation, personal transformation, stress management, well-being, wellness
Alpha Gamma Rho
Alpha Gamma Rho isn’t like other fraternities. In AGR you’ll get the opportunity to experience both a social and a professional fraternity. The Alpha Delta Chapter is a strong group of members and a house you can live in during your college years. However, AGR is more than just a place to live, while you attend college. It is a professional organization. All members of AGR have related career interests. AGR is for young men with a back ground in agriculture or pursuing a career related to the agriculture.
Sigma Phi Epsilon's main purpose is to build a balanced man through teaching and embracing the values of Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love. This goal is also achieved through embracing the ideals of having a Sound Mind and Sound Body, pushing our members to succeed not only academically, but physically and mentally. SigEp fosters an environment of brotherhood and community without the influence of alcohol, providing a community centered around genuine relationships. We promote leadership and personal development which ultimately leads to a lifelong journey of growth.
3.0 Minimum GPA, Must show leadership as well as the values of Virtue, Diligence, and Brotherly Love, Embrace the ideal of a Sound Mind and Sound Body, Must strive to achieve academically
$435 each semester
Fraternity, Brotherhood, Leadership
College of Agriculture Student Council
The College of Agriculture Student Council strives to promote agriculture within the College, the University, and the state. The Council fulfills this mission by promoting the programs, organizations, and objectives of the College of Agriculture. The Council provides a sounding board for students and allows for student input to the College administration. Most clubs and organizations affiliated with the College of Agriculture have representatives that sit on the council.
ABB 145, 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month, 5:15 pm
Must have a major or minor offered by the College of Agriculture
Agriculture, Student, Council
College Democrats at Montana State University
Our mission is to promote the ideals of the Montana Democratic Party and to fight to elect Democratic candidates up and down the ballot. We want to engage university students in politics and help empower the leaders of tomorrow.
The College Republicans of Montana State University's mission is to recruit, inform, train, and empower every existing and potential College Republican in the university. College campuses today are ideological battlegrounds for the future of America due to the liberal dominion over college faculty, curriculum, and administration. This is especially dangerous for the future of America and the Republican Party because partisanship is chosen between the ages of 18 and 24.
We work for the future of the Republican Party and its principles of limited government, opportunity, and freedom. Every day, we realize our obligation to preserve the Republican Party by balancing debate on Montana’s liberal college campuses and fulfilling our mission. We are here to influence the future now.
The purpose of the Humanitarian Club is to raise awareness about humanitarian issues such as global poverty and hunger, and also to advocate for the rights of groups like refugees and immigrants. We also seek to engage in volunteering in the local community and serving the needs of people experiencing homelessness or hunger. We believe there is a responsibility to help and serve others less fortunate than ourselves, regardless of religion, race, age, gender, or country of origin.
The mission of MMIWG Awareness at MSU is to bring outstanding and consistent awareness to the social issue that is Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls to both the MSU campus and Bozeman community. The collaboration of both indigenous and non-indigenous students through various events is necessary to bring more awareness to the pressing and social issue of MMIW and remembering our sisters who have passed as a result of violence.
missing and murdered indigenous women awareness native
Montana Advocates for Sexual Health
Montana Advocates for Sexual Health (MASH) is dedicated to creating an inclusive space to talk about sexual health-related topics. MASH is an activist group engaging with the community to promote healthier sexual practices.
We are an MSU organization that believes in the value of science-informed policy making at the university, local, state, and federal levels of government. We aim to use our position as students and faculty at a research university to support scientific influence on policy making by relying on evidence and fact-based decisions, supporting scientific research, fostering a culture of academic freedom and scientific integrity, and developing a conversation between policy makers, scientists and the public. Together, we span the gap.
Sustainability Now is a Montana State University club working to unify the student voice behind climate change and local sustainability. We facilitate student service, promote education, and spark activism for environmental justice.
Turning Point USA is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded on June 5, 2012 by Charlie Kirk. The organization’s mission is to identify, educate, train, and organize students to promote the principles of freedom, free markets, and limited government.
We are a student led organization with the purpose of competing in the sport of alpine ski racing. We compete against other schools located throughout the western US. We take our competition seriously, but understand that many of our members do not have the skills to compete at the NCAA level. We like to have fun and ski fast.
Must have good academic standing, enrolled full time, and within the first 6 years from the first time player was enrolled in college full time
Baseball, competitive, travel
The Cycling Club at MSU strives to provide a gathering forum for collegiate riders in the MSU community to ride, race, and bond together while benefiting the vibrant cycling community present in Bozeman and Montana. We are fortunate to live in a place that draws a wide variety of cycling enthusiasts and aficionados. The cycling club is a place where beginners can ride and learn with experts, racers can train and work toward races, and newcomers can explore and learn the surrounding areas. We are dedicated to encouraging all levels of cyclists, from those on their first bike, to experienced riders of many years. Montana State is known for its outdoor pursuits and the cycling club sets out to encourage and grow the opportunities from those interested in cycling.
Our club is designed to provide opportunities for undergraduate students to learn how to ride and show horses competitively in both the English and Western riding disciplines. It allows students to participate in weekly riding lessons, travel to shows within the region, and build relationships with people with similar equine interests. We are also in alignment with the Nation IHSA Mission Statement, which states: "The association was founded on the principle that any college student should be able to participate in horse shows regardless of his or her financial status or riding level. Emphasis is on learning, sportsmanship, and fun. Competition plays a role but the students' enthusiasm and team spirit are the major factors. The objective of IHSA competition is to offer the opportunity to riders in their first years of riding as well to students with show experience. Eliminating the expense of shipping or even owning horses puts IHSA competitions within reach of many who would otherwise miss the equestrian experience."
Open to people of all genders. Must be a full time undergraduate student.
Horses, Equestrian, IHSA, co-ed
Intercollegiate Figure Skating Club at MSU
Intercollegiate figure skating at MSU is a way for students of Montana State University to continue their skating, competitive or recreational, while also focusing on furthering their education. Being a student requires a lot of time, limiting the time available to train and making it difficult to be competitive at regional level competitions. By joining this club, it allows students the opportunity to compete with students from other colleges and universities across the U.S.
Men's Club Soccer has a large play in the Bozeman and MSU community. For the MSU community, our Club Soccer team helps clean the football stadium, as well as Brick Breeden for different events. We also support the Women's Club soccer team by watching some of their home games, and refereeing their indoor tournaments. For the Bozeman community, our Club supports local businesses by proudly wearing their brand names and promoting their merchandise. Our Club also hosts dual soccer practices with the Women's Club Soccer team to promote unity for the soccer community.
Attend 50% practices, 75% fundraisers. Open to all male-identifying students.
Club Soccer MSU
Men's Lacrosse Club at MSU
The purpose of the Montana State Men's Lacrosse Club is to provide the opportunity to play for a competitive lacrosse program. This allows students who have experience playing competitive lacrosse to continue playing the sport at a high level, despite the lack of an NCAA sanctioned program at Montana State University. We host and travel for games in order to contend for postseason travel in the form of conference playoffs and the national tournament.
Our mission is to enlighten the student body about the wonderful game of rugby. We welcome all male students to come and learn about the strategy, tactics, and rules of rugby. We play at a very competitive national level and expect to improve our performances each year. This is only achievable through hard work and dedication and is embodied by our mantra of: Family, School, Rugby... in that order. Additionally, we have a large presence in the Bozeman community through our various volunteer opportunities.
The purpose of this organization is to compete at a high level against quality opponents in our Section, Region, and the Nation. Next, we want to foster a good sense of teamwork in the team and create strong and lasting relationships with the Ladies Ultimate Team and all other Ultimate players in Bozeman. Lastly, we intend to create young men who are physically and mentally prepared to continue Ultimate and academic pursuits into later life.
Frisbee, Ultimate, Sports, Rum Runners, Disc, Rummy, Men
Montana State University Men's Hockey Club
The Montana State University Hockey Team and its supporting organization is dedicated to providing athletes with an opportunity to play ice hockey at the highest level possible, be challenged by the demands of high performance team sports while committing to support each and every student-athlete’s academic success. Work ethic, discipline, and balance are fundamental values our team members and staff strive to uphold on and off the ice.
M-T-Tr at 5pm at Kagy & 7th until Turf field avail
Open to all female-identifying students. Must be a full-time student in good standing at Montana State (2.00 semester and cume GPA)
$50 for new members
rugby, women, sport
Nordic Ski Club at MSU
To promote the sport of nordic skiing at Montana State University and the Bozeman area, to give students the opportunity to meet, train, and compete with other club members, and to engage in skiing-related community service activities.
Fitness Center, Wednesdays at 7 pm and Saturdays a
Open to people of all genders
nordic, cross country, skiing, co-ed
Polo Club at Montana State
The Polo Club is a student organization that promotes participation and sportsmanship in polo competition among all students. The club provides students with an opportunity to learn to play polo and create new friendships with team members of other schools. Emphasis is placed upon providing an environment conducive of equine education while encouraging the development of sportsmanship, leadership and team spirit.
Tuesdays at 6PM location TBD, Thursdays from 6-9PM
Open to people of all genders. Must be a full time registered student. Horse/riding experience is preferred but not required.
$500, may vary depending on amount of traveling.
horse, equestrian, team, sport, co-ed
Racquetball Club of Montana State
We promote the sport of racquetball to the MSU and Bozeman community and give people the opportunity to compete in a variety of different settings. We welcome all skill levels and support all to become better players.
Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6pm at the racque
Open to people of all genders
Racquetball, team, sport, club sport, fitness, racquet, game, co-ed
Sports Running Club at MSU
To bring together the runners of Montana State University is the goal and provide the opportunity to run as part of a basket woven group. The organization will also provide all runners with the opportunity to run competitively in intercollegiate cross country and track meets and road races.
The mission of the Taekwondo Club is to provide a fun and positive compliment to the academic lifestyle of college students. The Taekwondo Club seeks to provide a challenging workout, an avenue of positive growth, and an environment where those who seek to compete in taekwondo can achieve their greatest potential.
The Triathlon Club seeks students at MSU-Bozeman interested in the sport of triathlon. We offer weekly, coached practices during most weeks of the year. Club members also receive a basic training plan. We are a multi-level group with members interested in competition along with first timers as well.
We compete in the Northwest Collegiate Triathlon Conference (NWCTC) and travel to regionals each year. This year, it will be in Sweet Home, OR.
For those interested, we also send club members to USAT Collegiate Nationals each Spring!
Open to people of all genders. Must participate in at least one organized volunteer event and attend our socials when possible!
$40 a semester
triathlon, sport, leadership, co-ed
Volleyball Club at MSU
The mission of the club is to provide a friendly safe and fun environment to students at MSU. Anyone is welcome and it is a great way to meet a lot of really cool people that will be your friend for many years.
The purpose of Water Polo at MSU is to bring the sport of water polo to Montana and give people an opportunity to start a new sport or continue to play a sport they have previously enjoyed. The club is open to any and all players, regardless of skill level. We compete with other teams and practice at least once a week on skills and usually will scrimmage. Come out and join us!
The Women’s Club Soccer Team at Montana State University strives to provide a program that furthers the female student educational experience at MSU through athletics. The purpose of this club is to provide students the opportunity to compete competitively while emphasizing the importance of sportsmanship, teamwork, and commitment. The Women’s Club Soccer at MSU program represents Montana State University and will continue to do so in a positive way.
Women’s Ultimate at MSU seeks to enhance the collegiate experience of female athletes in competing in the Big Sky Region at the Division 1 level of the United States Ultimate Women’s Collegiate Series. As a team we seek to cultivate an empowered team of women with lasting relationships, strong leadership skills, academic excellence, and a devotion to the Bozeman community. This community fosters the growth of the sport and friendships, welcoming all female athletes regardless of skill level.
Through athletic competition, community involvement, and team building the Montana State University Women’s Lacrosse Club aims to instill a life-long love for the sport, develop strong leadership skills, support academic excellence, and establish dedication to the community in each of our student-athletes.
Open to all female-identifying students. USL Membership
$300 per year
Lacrosse, Women's, Team
Women's Taekwondo Club at MSU
Through this group, we wish to empower women of all backgrounds to defend themselves and train their body, mind, and spirit. Taekwondo is a Korean martial art that focuses on these principles and gives you a new understanding of your own physical abilities. We aim to help each of our members learn more about who they are and what they can accomplish. Taekwondo is also an amazing way to make friends and get fit!
This is primarily a beginner level class - Level of athleticism is not important, as we will be developing your skills from the ground up. If you have previous experience of taekwondo, we will still train you the beginner’s level material but we will respect your rank and do everything we can to translate the material in a comprehensive way. Your physical needs matter to us! If you have any conditions that make strenuous activity difficult for you, we will do everything in our power to make this a more comfortable experience for you.
All are welcome - Africans and non-Africans as long as they are students or Academic affiliates to Montana State University and the University community.
Gratis - no costs and contributions
Montana, Africa, Club
American Indian Council at MSU
The American Indian Council is a student organization for all Native students and their families and is housed in the American Indian Student Center (AISC). AIC has been established in order to assist new and continuing students in their adjustment to college life, to promote academic success through group support, advocacy, leadership, to encourage other students to attend MSU-Bozeman, and to foster pride in cultural heritage. One attribute that sets the AIC apart from other student groups at MSU is the use of our cultural heritage that is utilized to foster pride, integrity, and achievement at the college level and beyond.
Bangladesh, Bangladeshi, BSA, Cultural, Culture, Club
Black Student Union
The Black Student Union’s purpose is to advocate for the black community; to promote leadership; to embrace and educate about black culture and issues from black students perspectives; to provide a safe space for the black community; and to represent & remind black students that they are not alone.
The purpose of our organization is to bring the culture of China to Bozeman through the arts, literature, and other fun activities. It is designed to bring native Chinese people and the Bozeman community together to better understand and learn about our respective cultures.
Officers meet once a month, with monthly club meet
International, Culture, China
The Egyptian Club is a student-based club trying to share the great culture & history of Egypt among Montana State University students. We are also helping promote diversity by getting students from different cultures together. Furthermore, we are having events reflecting the Egyptian culture and hope to create a collaboration between Egyptian students and the students of MSU. Always we’re welcoming students with different cultures to join us creating a compatible and enjoyable environment.
The purpose of Explore and Learn about Korea(ELK) is to introduce and immerse people in Korean culture. ELK aims to do this by hosting activities that include language, arts, traditions and food regarding Korea. Everyone is welcome to join ELK as long as they have an interest in learning about Korea. We plan to spread awareness of Korean culture to Bozeman through entertaining and informative activities.
To bring together those in the MSU community who either identify as Latino/a, or want to learn more about Latino/a culture. Our purpose is to help everyone know they are welcome on our campus and allow Latinx students to have both a safe space and a family away from home. The club helps to explore and celebrate our unique culture with everyone no matter where they are from.
The goal of the club is not only an academic pursuit of practicing language skills, but also aids students in pursuit of their travel and cultural goals. The German Club seeks to encourage provide an environment conducive to enjoyable learning and the creation of positive and supportive relationships.
No need to be able to speak German, only requirement is an interest to broaden your horizons!
German, Deutsch, Kultur
Indian Student Association
Indian Students Association (ISA) at Montana State University, Bozeman is a student association that means to unite every single Indian student, helping them make and appreciate the "home far from home" feeling. Giving every vital asset, data and direction with respect to life at MSU and the USA is our essential intention. While you are entering another period of your life, ISA furnishes you with some assistance. It will be tied in with meeting new individuals and confronting challenges life tosses at you.
We invite you to an astounding college, the place where mountains and minds come together to share a common goal. Having an opportunity to commend all your most loved celebrations from home comes like a benefit when you will be a part of ISA.
The Iranian Students Association at Montana State University aims to connect prospective, current and past Iranian students, faculty, staff and all other students at MSU who are interested in Persian Culture. We hope to make a cultural community for all who are interested to know more about Iran and Persian culture.
Our mission is to provide education about Morocco and its culture, while identifying a symbiotic relationship between Morocco and Montana. This can be accomplished by providing community service in Morocco, by connecting with international students from Morocco, or by discussing the culture with any student interested in Morocco.
Montana, Morocco, Culture, International Relations, Service
Pakistani Saqafat Club
To promote communications and interactions between the Pakistani student community with the students and staff on campus. This club aims to share the knowledge of cultural values with the student organizations and community.
The Queer Straight Alliance at MSU is dedicated to providing safety and a sense of community to LGBTQ+ students, community members, and allies at MSU and in the Bozeman area. Through education and community involvement, QSA strives to improve the quality of life for LGBTQ+ individuals by implementing lasting programs and practices.
To help fellow students at Montana State University learn and understand the culture and heritage of Sri Lanka while branching out and networking within the Sri Lankan community of MSU, and to be a source off support to both new and existing students of MSU.
Sri Lanka, Sri Lankan, International, Student, Association
Alpha Epsilon Delta
Alpha Epsilon Delta (AED) at MSU is the only pre-health honor society in Montana. The goal of our organization is to provide guidance, advice, exposure, and opportunities to students in a pre-professional health program with plans of entering a professional healthcare career. We also strongly support and encourage students of non-health related programs to join our organization, as we focus not just on enriching the students in our society, but to contribute to our community through health-related means and awareness. Members of AED have access to volunteer opportunities in the community, leadership opportunities, and exposure to guest speakers from various medical backgrounds.
Potential members must have completed at least 3 semesters of course work, and have an overall cumulative GPA of 3.20, and a cumulative GPA of 3.20 in the sciences.
A one time due of $95.00 must be paid upon accepta
Health, science, medicine
American Choral Directors Association Student Chapter
The ACDA Student Chapter at MSU is an affiliate of the American Choral Directors Association; a professional organization of choral musicians in North America. Its purpose is to help members prepare for professional success as choral music educators and choral singers. Our chapter works to foster the development of choral singing at MSU and promote the development and organization of choral groups at MSU, including sponsorship of the Madrigal Dinner and the choral tours both internationally and nationally.
The American Society for Engineering Management serves to expose students to the field of engineering management and prepare them for future careers in management of technical activities. ASEM encourages collaboration between current professional leaders, other campus clubs, and other ASEM chapters to increase managerial tactics, leadership expertise, and technical skills, while offering professional development opportunities to students.
American Society of Landscape Architects Student Affiliate Chapter
The mission of this group is to connect Landscape Design students with resources both at Montana State University and within the wider community in order to further their careers and education in the field of landscape design and architecture. We will also work toward fostering a center for student learning through meetings, guest speakers, and other club activities. The ASLA Student Affiliate Chapter is associated with the American Society of Landscape Architects--a national group of professionals and students.
American Statistical Association Student Chapter at MSU
To locally encourage research, networking, and professional development among the local statistical
community, including students, researchers, and educators. Further, to advance the stated mission
of the American Statistical Association: "To support excellence in statistical practice, research,
journals, and meetings, work for the improvement of statistical education at all levels, promote the
proper application of statistics, anticipate and meet the needs of our members, use our discipline to
enhance human welfare, and seek opportunities to advance the statistics profession.”
ASHRAE (Formerly the American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air Conditioning Engineers) advances the arts and sciences of heating, ventilation, air conditioning and refrigeration to serve humanity and promote a sustainable world. With more than 55,000 members from over 132 nations, ASHRAE is a diverse organization representing building system design and industrial processes professionals around the world.
Energy, renewable energy, HVAC, Networking, Engineering, Architecture, sustainability, building systems, energy efficiency
Associated General Contractors of America
To enhance students' learning experience by exposing members to local job sites & construction material plants, community activities, resume builders from industry professionals, and to network with local contractors from around the state.
The mission of ACM is to prepare undergraduates in the School of Computing for the job world. ACM provides networking opportunities, company visits and guest speakers that help members become competent software developers
WISE supports women graduate students in science, social science, math and engineering. Specifically, we provide professional and social development opportunities by creating a support system and an active dialogue focusing on issues unique to women in science.
National Association for Music Education - Collegiate
The purpose of National Association for Music Education Collegiate membership is to afford students an opportunity for professional orientation and development while still in school, and to enable students to gain an understanding of: 1) the basic principles that underlie the role of music in human life; 2) the function of the music education profession; 3) the professional interests of members; 4) music industry's role in support of music education; and 5) the knowledge and practices of the professional music educator.
The purpose of the NKBA American Society of Interior Designers (ASID) is to provide students with activities and opportunities to explore the world of design. We plan activities that bring professionals and students together to create networking and social meetings.
Out in Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics (oSTEM) at Montana State University is a student chapter of the national organization committed to supporting LGBTQ+ people with the goal to succeed personally, academically, and professionally.
The first and third Wednesday of each month at ABB
$5 per semester
veterinary, medicine, vet
Pre-Dental Club at MSU
Our mission is to encourage communication and provide information about dental professions to students at Montana State University. We strive to give students opportunities to connect to the community by volunteering in a number of different settings.
1. To promote and foster skills and training in Data Science at and around Montana State University, with emphasis on workforce relevance. Partner with industry sponsors and University entities on Data Science training projects.
2. To participate in furthering STEM education and training at and around Montana State University, in particular as it pertains to Data Science; participate in related outreach activities.
3. To provide members with a framework to experience coding for Data Science projects using open source software, allowing students to build coding portfolios and practice relevant software skills used in academia and industry.
4. To provide an environment for members that facilitates teamwork, encourages students to step outside standard coursework, and provides opportunities for peer mentoring and leadership experience.
Data Science, Statistics, Mathematics, Computer Science, Programming, Python
Sigma Alpha is a professional sorority for women who are agriculture majors or come from agricultural backgrounds. The goal of Sigma Alpha is to promote women in agriculture and create strong bonds of friendship among them. Sigma Alpha's seek excellence in scholarship, leadership, service, and agricultural development.
2.25 or higher GPA, agriculture major or agricultural background.
Dues to be paid per semester.
Agriculture, Sorority, Sisterhood
Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Society
The Montana State University Student Subunit of the American Fisheries Society (MSUAFS) is an organization of graduate and undergraduate students who have an interest in fisheries management, science, and ecology. The MSUAFS operates under the auspice of the Montana Chapter of the American Fisheries Society and promotes the objectives of the American Fisheries Society:
-Advancement of Fisheries Science
-Scientific and Public Outreach
-Promote Fisheries Education
The MSUAFS provides opportunities for students to interact with fishery professionals through guest lectures, social events, and volunteer services with various agencies and organization. Additionally, the MSUAFS exposes students to fishery sampling techniques through field oriented activities and workshops.
Founded in 1937, the organization’s mission is “to inspire, empower, and enable wildlife professionals to sustain wildlife populations and habitats through science-based management and conservation.” The Wildlife Society enhances our members’ networking and learning opportunities, professional and career development, and provides numerous ways for them to get more involved in creating a better future for wildlife and their habitats.
Women in Business Club exists for the purpose of creating an environment that encourages and empowers women in the community to succeed through networking and events which serve to highlight the knowledge and experience of influential women leaders.
Kesem is a nationwide community, driven by passionate college student leaders, that supports children through and beyond their parent’s cancer. We are the largest national organization dedicated to this unique population – supporting children with innovative, fun-filled programs that foster a lasting community.
It's our goal to create a safe and welcoming environment for all those who've been affected by cancer whether it be themselves, a friend or family. We hold support-group type meetings for students to voice their personal testimonies and have informational sessions on topics such as prevention tactics and healthy living. We also partner with the Cancer Support Community, a national organization who offer dozens of free services to those who've been affected and their families. With their help, we also host and fund-raise events to help the local community such as 5k FUN runs and donation drives. If you are interested in a leadership position, feel free to contact us through email!
Special Olympics, volunteering, sports, respect, Polar Plunge, service
Chi Alpha Kappa
Chi Alpha Kappa is a local women's service/social club founded in the fall of 2013. Chi Alpha Kappa strives to promote friendship, academic growth, and community service. Our goal is to spend our time at MSU collaborating with fellow campus organizations as well as nonprofit organizations in Bozeman to better our community as well as each other.
Circle K International is the world's largest student led service organization representing North America, Latin America, as well as roughly 17 nations and counting. Circle K focuses on helping families, individuals, and communities through local volunteering, fundraising, and bringing awareness to issues. Gain resume worthy skills, find lifetime friends and do community service that changes lives, including your own.
Crescent Montana’s mission is to reduce health disparities by providing menstrual hygiene products to Montana school bathrooms—particularly in rural and tribal areas—and to provide outreach and education surrounding reproductive health issues.
To genuinely partner with individuals and organizations on infrastructure based projects that provide educational opportunity for all, and improve the wellbeing of individuals who interact with the project.
Health Equity Circle (HEC) is an interdisciplinary, student-directed group dedicated to developing locally based solutions to address the upstream factors that affect individual and community health. We support fellow health professional students in community organizing through MSU coursework and outreach.
Graduate or undergraduate level health professional student in field of medicine, nursing, public health, therapy, counseling, dietetics, or any other health-related field
activism, community health, community organizing, health professionals
Our mission is to raise awareness about human trafficking in Gallatin County and beyond; support anti-trafficking efforts and survivors; and use collaborative and interdisciplinary approaches to fight human trafficking. As chair of the Prevention Committee for the Gallatin County Anti-Human Trafficking Task Force and a student organization, we host events like documentary screenings, discussion panels, and trainings. This violation of human rights is present in the production of our products--clothing, electronic devices, food, services, etc.--and it happens right here in Bozeman. We believe collaboration and education are key to ending this violation of human rights and we invite you to join us to end slavery.
The Love Your Melon fund is powered by the Giving Back Fund to maximize our impact in the lives of children battling cancer. 50% of profit from the sale of all Love Your Melon products is given to the Love Your Melon Fund to support our nonprofit partners, create therapeutic experiences and fund charitable programming initiatives. Our nonprofit partners work in the field of pediatric oncology and provide direct support for families of children battling cancer.
Students Against Sexual Assault (SASA) is a club that focuses on and celebrates healthy relationships on the MSU campus and within the community. SASA members are students from a diverse range of backgrounds who stand together to speak out against all forms of violence. SASA believes education is a crucial part of prevention and actively seeks to increase awareness about stalking, relationship violence, and sexual assault. SASA's goals are to 1) eliminate these concerns from our community, and 2) create a caring and supportive environment for survivors. In accordance with this, SASA sponsors and hosts campus and community events including dances, speak outs, marches, art displays, and educational presentations, with any proceeds going to the Survivor Fund which assists survivors of domestic violence and sexual assault in the greater Bozeman community. SASA members use their voices to foster a healthy dialogue about sex, sexuality, gender, and discrimination, and stand strong in the face of adversity.
To peacefully promote and protect the dignity of human life from conception to natural death through education and events on campus and in the community, and by providing support for the mother, the father, and the child in an unplanned pregnancy.
pro-life, abortion, pregnant and parenting students, service, help, make campus more accommodating, ethics, bioethics, mothers, crisis, support, resources, save lives
Yarn Cats is open to all students who knit or crochet. We partner with non-profit organizations around Bozeman to provide handmade items to the communities they serve. Our goal is to be a place where students can come together for a time of fun and crafting and to join in giving back to the greater community we are a part of.
Alpha Gamma Delta is an international women's fraternity that promotes academic excellence, philanthropic giving, ongoing leadership, personal development and above all, a spirit of loving sisterhood. Guided by our Purpose, Alpha Gamma Delta's strive to attain a higher standard, thereby improving their lives, the lives of those around them, and the communities in which they live. Together, we continually work to Inspire the Woman and Impact the World.
Must be female and must go through formal or spring recruitment
Chapter dues: $405, room and board: $3000
sorority, sisterhood, community service, leadership, scholarship, live with purpose
Alpha Omicron Pi
The Alpha Phi Chapter of Alpha Omicron Pi was established at Montana State University in 1917, making it the first Greek organization on campus. With 100 years under our belt, we have consistently striven for the betterment and success of our women, university, and community through our character, dignity, scholarship, community service, philanthropy, and college loyalty. We pride ourselves on our involvement on campus and the work we do to support our philanthropy, the Arthritis Foundation, including hosting our annual Run for the Roses. On campus we hold many leadership positions ranging from ASMSU representatives, Advocats, tutors, peer mentors, and many more.
Sisters inspired by our values who serve the world while keeping Chi Omega ever at heart.
Chi Omega is an intergenerational women's organization forever committed to our founding purposes: Friendship, Personal Integrity, Service to Others, Academic Excellence and Intellectual Pursuits, Community and Campus Involvement, Personal and Career Development
2.8 college GPA, enrolled in classes at MSU, and female
about $300 a semester
sorority, friendship, philanthropy
The Panhellenic Council is a self-governing body representing the sororities at Montana State University. PHC strives to promote excellence in all aspects of sorority life and academic pursuits and works together to help the entire system better achieve its common goal of membership development and service to the Greek community. The Council works to achieve these goals through its committee structure focusing on an array of areas including chapter development, scholarship, community service, member education, and alumni and public relations.
We, as undergraduate members of women's fraternities, stand for good scholarship, for guarding of good health, for maintenance of fine standards, and for serving, to the best of our ability, our college community. Cooperation for furthering fraternity life, in harmony with its best possibilities, is the ideal that shall guide our fraternity activities.
We, as Fraternity Women, stand for service through the development of character inspired by the close contact and deep friendship of individual fraternity and Panhellenic life. The opportunity for wide and wise human service, through mutual respect and helpfulness, is the tenet by which we strive to live.