Students who have not been enrolled at Montana State University-Bozeman for one or more semesters (excluding summer session) and who wish to return to MSU must provide the following items prior to readmission:

  • A completed Intent to Register request, submitted through My Info thirty days prior to registration opening for the intended semester. 
    • Navigate to MyInfo
    • Click on "Log in to MyInfo (NetID)" and login to the secure area using your NetID and password
    • Click on “Student Services”
    • Click on "MSU Bozeman Online Intent to Register" located near the bottom of the list
  • An official transcript from each college or university attended since last attending MSU-Bozeman, provided to the Registrar's Office. Hard copy and electronic transcripts are accepted.


Options for Returning Students

Students who have received a bachelor's degree at MSU-Bozeman or at another institution and who are interested in taking additional courses which may or may not be used towards a degree should complete and file a Non-Degree status application with The Graduate School.

Students who have completed a bachelor's degree at MSU-Bozeman or at another institution since last attending MSU-Bozeman and who are interested in pursuing another bachelor's degree should file an Intent to Register form to declare a Second Bachelor's Degree.

Students who have completed a graduate degree at MSU-Bozeman who are interested in returning as a non-degree seeking graduate should file an Intent to Register form. this will allow them to take courses which may or may not be used towards another graduate degree.

Returning international students must contact the Office of International Programs to determine if a new I-20 Form must be obtained to renew Student Visa.

Registration information will be sent via the email address provided on the Intent to Register.

Return to Learn (R2L)

Montana State University is committed to student success.  If you are ready to return to MSU to finish your degree, know that we can’t wait to welcome you back! 

The team of experts at the Office of Return to Learn are committed to ensuring your re-enrollment to MSU is a smooth and enjoyable experience – you are charting the course for your future – and we are delighted to assist with helping you path your next steps forward. We can help you navigate questions and find answers related to the cost of returning to school and how to pay for your degree, how to complete the required MSU forms to return, how to navigate financial holds and apply for scholarships, how to connect with your academic advisor, and how to identify a major that fits your values, interests, and skills and will build to a career path.  More than that, we are good listeners and motivators, and we will help keep you on track to graduation with regular meetings filled with ideas and encouragement.

Merit- and circumstance-based scholarships are available to all returning students. R2L Scholarship recipients have free access to all Allen Yarnell Center for Student Success resources, including career coaching, tutoring, and financial education coaching.

Don’t wait. Let’s do this! You are meant to be a college graduate!