A visit to the MSU campus provides opportunities to meet faculty, staff and students, and to explore life at Montana State! Because selecting a college is such an important decision, families are always welcome and encouraged to participate. Check out what programming we have available for you below!

Daily Visits Registration Form

Group Daily Visits Registration


Available Sessions

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Meet with an Admissions Counselor

Monday - Friday

9 a.m. & 2 p.m.

By appointment as needed otherwise

We look forward to answering all of your questions about the admissions process, scholarship opportunities, academic programs, student life, Bozeman life, and everything else that Montana State University has to offer. This is a casual visit (not an interview), so families are encouraged to join in on the fun.
Campus tour in front of Montana Hall in winter.

Campus Tours

Monday - Friday

10 a.m. & 3 p.m.

Campus tours are led by our student AdvoCats and encompass the main areas of campus with a narration of the academics, student life and history of MSU. Tours last 45-60 minutes and depart from the Strand Union Building at 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Monday-Friday.
Students throwing a frisbee in front of Yellowstone Hall in summer.

Residence Hall Information Session

Monday - Friday

11 a.m. & 4 p.m.

The Residence Life tour provides an overview of every living option on campus and allows visitors to view a residence hall room and tour the dining hall. Tours are led by MSU students and typically last about an hour.
For additional info, contact the Residence Life Department at (406) 994-2661 or via [email protected].

Group of students walking in front of Montana Hall in winter.

Visit with a Diversity & Inclusion Ambassador

Diversity Ambassadors are student volunteers within Montana State University’s Diversity & Inclusion Student Commons (DISC) that provide guidance and insight for prospective students who are considering making MSU their next home. Diversity Ambassadors serve as a vital resource for underrepresented students throughout every stage of the admissions process.

Learn more about our Diversity Ambassadors online here!

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Academic Information Sessions

Various times weekly

Please schedule in advance

  • Architecture Info Session: This meeting includes information about the Architecture/Environmental Design program, scholarships and academics, as well as a tour of the facility.
  • College of Nursing Information Session: This meeting includes information about the College of Nursing, scholarships and academics.
  • Ecology Info Session: This meeting is designed for students interested in the Fish and Wildlife Ecology and Management, Conservation Biology and Ecology, Organismal Biology or Biology teaching concentrations offered by the Department of Ecology. It will include information on academics, department resources and scholarships.
  • Engineering Info Session: This meeting includes information about the College of Engineering, scholarships and academics, as well as a tour of the facility.
  • Environmental Science Info Session: This meeting includes information about degrees housed in the Environmental Science department, scholarships and academics.
  • Honors College Information Session: This meeting includes information about the Honors College.
  • Jake Jabs College of Business Info Session: This meeting includes information about the College of Business, scholarships and academics.
  • University Studies Info Session: This meeting includes information for undecided students and those who want to explore a variety of majors before declaring a specific degree.

If you are interested in meeting with a different academic option not listed above, please select it on the visit form and we will do our best to schedule a meeting for you.




Group Daily Visits

We welcome larger group visits every year, including high schools, TRiO programs and more! We can accommodate these visits Monday-Friday, year-round, excluding federal holidays and MSU Fridays. To schedule a campus visit for a larger group, please fill out the group visit request form. You can also emailor call our Campus Visit Coordinators to discuss what options are available.

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Mackenzie Spence

Campus Visit Coordinator

   201 Strand Union Building
   (406) 994-1989
   [email protected]


Questions? We're here to help.

If you have questions, please don't hesitate to reach out to us! You can email our staff at [email protected], or call us Monday - Friday, 8:00am-5:00pm MT at 1-888-MSU-CATS.