President Waded Cruzado

Welcome to one of the country’s most exciting universities, Montana State. Located in one of the most inspirational landscapes in America, Montana State offers space to explore, create, and to elevate your education and experience in an excellent, safe, and supportive academic environment. Trailblazers have long come to this dynamic place to learn, to grow and to be inspired. They have left with a degree and the tools to address some of the planet’s most important challenges and to make a positive impact on the world.

We hope you will join us here soon.


Waded Cruzado, President




About the Bobcat Parent and Family Program

At Montana State University we consider our parents and family members essential partners in student success. We know that our students cannot achieve their full potential without the unwavering guidance and support from home.

As a member of the Bobcat Parent and Family Program, by virtue of having a student in attendance here, we invite you to enjoy all the benefits. The Bobcat Parent and Family Program:

  • Supports parents and families as their students navigate the MSU campus

  • Provides programs and activities

  • Develops resources for families

  • Communicates with university administration

  • Raises funds for scholarships and other functions which directly support student success

  • Works closely with the Bobcat Family Fellows, a framework for family giving and engagement. To learn more about how you can become a BFF and deepen your relationship with MSU, go to: MSU Alumni Foundation-Bobcat Family Fellows (





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If there is anything we can do to support you or your student, please do not hesitate to reach out and contact us. Best of luck to you Bobcat!