MSU Student Testing Center

Montana State University offers COVID-19 testing to students free of charge at its Student Testing Center, located near the northeast corner of Bobcat Stadium.

Testing is available on weekdays for students who are

  • showing symptoms of COVID-19 or
  • in quarantine and seeking a test on their fifth day so they can released from quarantine on day seven.

Drive-through and walk-through options are available, with no referral or appointment needed.


  • Monday - Thursday: 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
  • Fridays:  9 a.m. to 3 p.m. (state courier picks up at 3:15 on Fridays).

For students seeking testing at the Student Testing Center when the site is closed, please self-quarantine and return when it is open. Non-MSU COVID-19 testing resources are listed by the Gallatin City-County Health Department.

COVID-19 traveltesting canbe completedat Bozeman Health by following the instructions at this link:

Exterior view of the Montana State University Student Testing Center



MSU's COVID-19 Self-Checker can help students determine whether testing may be appropriate and where to go for a test.

Visit the Self Checker


Please Note
When seeking testing, please be sure to list your local address, even if it is a residence hall room, and not an address outside of Gallatin County or the state. This helps the Gallatin City-County Health Department quickly identify close contacts.

You've been tested. What comes next?

It may take some time for your test results to come back. What do you do in the meantime? What preparations can you make?


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Guidelines for students on quarantine and isolation.
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Answers to students' frequently asked questions on quarantine and isolation.


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Information on emotional, financial, and academic support.



Special information for on-campus residents

Please immediately call your residence hall front desk and inform them that you plan to seek a test so they can assist you with self-quarantine afterward.

Please pack a small bag of clothing, toiletries, your phone and laptop, charging cables and any prescription medications you may need before you head to the testing site as you will need to go into quarantine housing at the Res Life apartments after you are tested. 

  • Hannon/Quads - 994-2821
  • Hapner - 994-3101
  • Headwaters - 994-3131
  • Hyalite - 994-3141
  • Johnstone - 994-3481
  • Langford - 994-3291
  • North Hedges - 994-3131
  • Roskie - 994-3581
  • South Hedges - 994-3281
  • Yellowstone - 994-2966
  • Family Grad Housing - 994-3730