Office of the Registrar
Office Hours8am to 5pm Monday through Friday
Location101 Montana Hall (campus map)
- Registration Deadline: Application for Baccalaureate Degree Tuesday, March 1, 2016
Deadline for Baccalaureate Degree Applications for Summer and Fall 2016 graduation.
- Advising Begins Monday, March 21, 2016
Advising and course selection begins for continuing students for Summer 2016 and Fall 2016.
- Registration Deadline: Drop Courses Friday, April 15, 2016
Dropped courses are graded 'W'. Students must submit an Add/Drop form with instructor and advisor signatures.
- Last Day for Final Examinations Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Last day for master's comprehensive or doctoral final examination.
- Last Day for Approvals Tuesday, April 19, 2016
Last day for approval of thesis, dissertation, or professional paper (if professional paper is submitted to the library) by Graduate Dean.
- Registration Deadline: Fee Payment Friday, August 12, 2016
Bill confirmation (fee payment) due for Fall 2016 in the Student Accounts Office or on the Web.
The Office of the Registrar at Montana State University is the official custodian of unabridged student academic records past, present and future. The Registrar's staff plans and conducts student-registration, maintains and updates academic records, interprets and applies academic policies, certifies eligibility for baccalaureate degrees, determines resident fee classification for tuition purposes, schedules all academic classes and classroom facilities, maintains processes and provides information in support of academic grading and advising, verifies enrollment and degrees awarded, plans and directs the commencement ceremony, and determines eligibility for student participation in athletics, extracurricular and honor society activities, as required.
The Office of the Registrar values and reinforces the land grant mission of Montana State University, Bozeman, by empowering students to achieve their educational goals. This office subscribes to the highest ethical principles of our profession, maintains the accuracy, integrity, and security of all academic student records, and ensures full compliance with all related federal, state, and university regulations. Service is provided through open, collaborative, and accurate communication, respect for diversity, innovative improvements in efficiency and effectiveness, and an active commitment to an environment of collegiality, professionalism, and inclusiveness.
Core ValuesRespect: Value respect for diversity in all its dimensions. Respect and civility foster collaboration and open communication, which in turn create productive local, regional, and global communities. Additionally and specifically, the members of the Office of the Registrar demonstrate respect for the importance of accurate data and for all people including self.
Integrity: Value and honesty and professionalism in all work. Each individual is personally accountable for his/her work and behavior. Additionally and specifically, the members of the Office of the Registrar recognize the importance of consistency between policy, practice, and accurate information sharing.
Student Success: Value all students and believe in creating an environment in which they can be successful and reach their full potential. Additionally and specifically, the members of the Office of the Registrar value processes that enable students to achieve independence and their educational goals/credentials.
Excellence: Believe in pursuing the highest quality attainable in all endeavors. Additionally and specifically, the members of the Office of the Registrar believe in seeking feedback to enable continuous improvement, exceeding expectations, and closing the loop (following through).