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:

  • 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

David Aderholdt

David Aderholdt

Resident Director
Office Phone: 406-994-3131

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
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
David Aderholdt (Resident Director)   San Diego, CA
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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