By Emma Hill, GEAR UP MSU Program Assistant
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- Move-in early
- Build community and connection
- Engage in fun activities with MSU programs and services
- Participate in outdoor recreation all meals and rental of outdoor rec gear included
RSVP now for Smart Start on CatsConnect or by scanning the QR code!
These are avaliable to checkout through the GEAR UP office. Contact us at [email protected] and (406) 994-1665 or stop by our office anytime Monday-Friday 8am-5pm.
Course Sections for GEAR UP Students
GEAR UP is offering the opportunity for GEAR UP students to register for US 103 and WRIT 101 with other GEAR UP and TRIO students! Contact our office or you academic advisor if you are intersted in taking one of these courses. More infomation provided in the following sections!
Backpack and School Supplies
Fall Semester Kick-Off
All GEAR UP students (Freshmen through Graduate students) are invited to a Fall semester Kickoff event on Thursday, August 25th from 5-7 pm. Come enjoy some food, games, and get to know other GEAR UP and TRIO students. Let's get the Fall semester kicked off successfully! RSVP on CatsConnect!
River Rafting with GEAR UP and TRIO
GEAR UP MSU is partnering with TRIO and the MSU Outdoor Rec Program for a river water rafting trip on a local river here near Bozeman! We are so excited to provide this opportunity for you to . RSVP on CatsConnect!
Parent Family Weekend
GEAR UP and TRIO Student Support Services is now offering a section of US 103 and WRIT 101!
As your advisor about this opportunity or contact the GEAR UP or TRIO office to learn more about how to be registered for these courses.
This course will be offered on Wednesdays from 2:10-3:00pm. Section 12 is especialy for GEAR UP and TRIO students and will include concepts that will teach the basics of college and how to succeed.
This course will be offered Mondays, Wednesdays,and Fridays from 1:10-2:00pm and will be taught by Kara Lapp.
Meet Kara Lapp
Kara is a first-generation college graduate with a B.A. in English Literature, an M.A. in English, and is a second-year Ph.D. student. She is excited to teach a cohort of GEAR UP and TRIO students this fall! She understands some of the challenges of being the first person in a family to attend college. From a low-income, blue-collar background, she is also familiar with students with disabilities, both in the classroom and at home. Kara looks forward to working with GEAR UP and TRIO and setting students up for a successful writing experience at Montana State University.