MSU houses 4,200 students in the residence halls with a student body of over 16,000 students.  Approximately 70% of the on-campus population is comprised of freshmen students, with an increasing enrollment, this new residence hall will provide a unique and innovative living option for new students.

The new co-ed residence hall will house 480 freshmen students providing updated and modern amenities for the on-campus population. The design encompasses triple, double, single, and semi-suite style room layouts. The new building will also include amenities such as resident meeting spaces, collaborative academic work areas, connection to the Wally Byum park, a kitchen area, interior and exterior bike storage and a living stairwell for students and staff to utilize for either casual or formal purposes. Residence Life plans to break ground in the summer 2018 and plan to open the new residence hall for the fall 2020 semester!


  • Single, double, semi-suite, and triple room options
  • Secured and covered bike storage
  • Living stairwell for formal and informal use by residents and staff
  • Large multi-purpose room located on the first floor
  • Two large community restrooms on each wing of each floor
  • Gender inclusive restroom located on each wing on each floor
  • Ski locker storage for residents of the building
  • Community laundry room
  • Public kitchen located on the first floor
  • Open lounge concept allowing for private and group study space
  • Multiple areas throughout the building for community building and social lounge space

Design Photos

New Residence Hall looking towards the west from Wally Byum Park.New Residence Hall looking towards the east from college street.New Residence Hall 2nd floor common space.New Residence Hall looking towards the west.New Residence Hall Main Entrance from Exterior of building

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In the News

"MSU breaks ground on third new dorm in eight years" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - September 6, 2018

"Construction begins for MSU’s new $50 million dormitory" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - June 19, 2018

"Construction starts on new MSU residence hall" KTVM - June 19, 2018

"MSU students, neighbors react to new $58 million dormitory" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - January 19, 2018

"Architects present plans for new dorm at MSU" KBZK - January 18, 2018

"MSU receives favorable ratings on bonds for new residence hall" MSU News Service - January 16, 2018

"MSU hosting public presentations on new residence hall Jan. 18" MSU News Service - January 11, 2018

"Regents to vote on MSU's new dorm, student recreation field" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - November 12, 2017