The Office of Student Engagement (OSE) at Montana State University is at the forefront
of cultivating a vibrant campus experience through a diverse array of programs. These
initiatives are designed not only to enrich student life but also to contribute significantly
to student retention and MSU's broader strategic goals.
OSE's programs are meticulously crafted to align with the university's strategic plan,
aiming to provide students with holistic development opportunities. These events challenge
students by exposing them to new ideas, perspectives, and experiences. Whether through
leadership workshops, cultural events, service projects, or social activities, OSE's
programs support students in their personal and academic growth, fostering a well-rounded
The importance of OSE's programs extends beyond campus boundaries, aligning with MSU's
commitment to preparing students for leadership roles in the community and beyond.
By offering engagement opportunities that transcend the classroom, OSE helps students
develop crucial skills such as leadership, teamwork, and cultural competency, which
are essential for success in the global arena.
In line with OSE's mission, these programs empower students to become leaders not
only within the university community but also in the broader societal context. By
encouraging active participation, fostering inclusivity, and promoting a sense of
belonging, OSE contributes directly to the cultivation of well-rounded individuals
who are not only academically successful but also socially and ethically aware.
CatapaloozaThis annual event exposes our new and returning students to the array of campus and
community resources, clubs, organizations and businesses within the Bozeman Community.
Service SaturdayService Saturdays are local service projects held on the first Saturday of the month
offering a great way for community members and students to create relationships while
working to enhance Bozeman.
The Involvement, Resources and Study Abroad Fairs offer a one stop shop for all MSU
students, faculty, and staff to engage their campus, local, and global community!
Can the Griz
This is a friendly off-field competition between the MSU and the Bozeman Community
against the UM and Missoula community to see who can raise the most food and money
in the two weeks leading up to the annual Brawl of the Wild!
BreaksAwayMSU BreaksAway trips involve students volunteering over Spring Break in diverse communities,
both near and far, to address challenges, foster personal growth, and create positive
Rockin’ the MJoin the 100+ year old tradition! Help refresh the "M" on Baldy Mountain with a fresh
coat of white paint to make it shine.
This annual celebration brings together alumni, students, and the Bozeman community
to commemorate the University's history and achievements through a series of spirited
events and activities.
RSOLeadership ConferenceSOLC is created for student leaders of Registered Student Organizations with the tools
and knowledge to successfully lead their clubs and utilize the available resources
provided on campus.
Day of Student RecognitionThis annual event honors students who are exemplary in 5 categories:Leadership, Service, Teaching and Mentorship, Academics and Research and Extra-Curricular
MSU Debut is a collection of co-curricular events and activities at the beginning
of each semester with the goal of engaging students and showcasing the best of our