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.

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Room Options:

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

Special Living Options:

  • Gallatin Hall is 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.
  • Madison and Jefferson Halls are open to students who have lived on campus at MSU for 2 semesters.


  • 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

David Aderholdt

David Aderholdt

Resident Director
Office Phone: 406-994-3132

This is David's third year as a Resident Director at Montana State University.  David is originally from San Diego, CA.  He completed his bachelor's degree in Cell Biology and Neuroscience from Montana State University spring 2013.  David is currently working on his Master's in Adults and Higher Education.

While David is going to be working in Headwaters, which is the sophomore and above housing, he is excited to work closely with students from across campus.  

Some of David's hobbies include: cooking, fishing, video games, and spending time outdoors.  


Hall Staff

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

Name Major Hometown
 Ryan Hauck Microbiology  Helena, MT 
 Geoff Miller Business Management/Entrepreneurship Boise, ID 
 Bekah Weaver  Nutrition Science Whitefish, MT 
Kara Jenkins  Business Management/Entrepreneurship  Federal Way, WA 
Megan Emter  Nursing  Big Timber, MT 
Shauni Tighe  History  Calliope, QLD 
Kendall McDonald  Broadfield Social Studies  Hamilton, MT 
Brandon Molland  Construction Engineering Technology  Fargo, ND 
Ryan Drake  Bachelors: Physical Education; Masters:  College Student Personnel Highland, IN 
David Aderholdt  Masters: Adults and Higher Education  San Diego, CA 
Nick Staffileno  English Teaching & Finance  Billings, MT 
Elliot Hagan  Financial Engineering  Billings, MT 
Audrey Stoltzfus  Civil Engineering  Bozeman, MT 
Arica Avila  Masters: School Counseling  Sierra Vista, AZ 
Todd Jennings  Political Science/Philosophy/Certificate in Leadership Billings, MT 
Brandt Seitz  Mechanical Engineering  Helena, MT 
Tonya Johnston  Film/Minor in Religious Studies  Roundup, MT 


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