Headwaters Complex

Residence Life


The Headwaters Complex offers co-ed style living environments in two, three, and four bedroom arrangements. The living option provides students with an increased level of privacy while maintaining the convenience of on-campus living.

Apply now! - Supplemental Application for the Headwaters Complex

Room Options:

  • 2 bedroom with shared bathroom
  • 3 or 4 bedrom with common area, kitchenette, and shared bathroom

Special Living Options:

  • Only available to students who have lived in the MSU residence halls a minimum of one academic year, and successfully completed 24 credits with a minimum GPA of 2.0.
  • Community involvement/contribution and past discipline records are also considered.


  • Private bedrooms
  • Common living area and kitchenette (in the three and four bedrooms)
  • Microwave oven
  • Refrigerator
  • Study nooks
  • Clubhouse and kitchen
  • Convenient parking
  • Free cable TV
  • Direct and wireless internet access
  • Bathroom that is shared by no more than four people.

Student Mailing Address:

Student Name
200 Madison/Jefferson/Gallatin Hall, Room ____
Bozeman, MT 59715

Headwaters Complex Front Desk:


Resident Director


Kyle Trafton

Resident Director
Office Phone: 406-994-3131

Kyle is from Billings, Montana and will be entering his fifth year working in Residence Life at Montana State University.  He graduated from Montana State University – Billings with a Bachelor of Arts in Secondary Education.  He is currently pursuing a Master’s degree in Educational Leadership at Montana State.  His interests include Seattle sports teams, eating pizza and diversifying his Netflix profile. He has ambitions to work in school administration if marrying various celebrity crushes proves impossible.

Hall Staff

Names are listed from left to right starting in the front row

Name Major Hometown
Katie Wire Exercise Science Bonney Lake, WA
Amber Gettis Psychology/Pre-Med Philadelphia, PA
Sam Kohl History Arvada, CO
Tawni Johnson Secondary Education - Broadfield Science K-12 Billings, MT
Jenna Wilson Sociology, Criminology, Psychology Bozeman, MT
Kyle Trafton (Resident Director)   Billings, MT
Kayti Korte Music Education Laurel, MT
Hannah Jensen (Program Assistant)   Bozeman, MT
Kameron Kranse Computer Engineering Castle Rock, CO
Derek Brown Electrical Engineering Florence, MT
Nick Keller Biotechnology Fort Collins, CO
Nick Swenson Mechanical Engineering Helena, MT
Kyle Hodges Exercise Science Plymouth, NH
Zach Owens Physics San Diego, CA
Tyler Nelson Industrial Engineering Billings, MT
Taylor Derrick Cell Biology & Neuroscience Rathdrum, ID
Ryan Hauck Microbiology Helena, MT
Thomas Harari Mechanical Engineering Loomis, CA


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