Yellowstone Hall



MSU houses 4,200 students in the residence halls with a student body of a little under 17,000 students.  Approximately 70% of the on-campus population is comprised of freshmen students, with an increasing enrollment, Yellowstone Hall provides a unique and innovative living option for new freshman students.

Yellowstone Hall houses 400 co-ed freshmen students providing updated and modern amenities for the on-campus population. The design encompasses updated double, single, and semi-suite style room layouts. The new building includes amenities such as resident meeting spaces, collaborative academic work areas, lounge space, a kitchen area, interior and exterior bike storage and a bike maintenance room.

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Special Living Options:


  • Bicycle Maintenance room
  • Covered Bicycle storage
  • Kitchen
  • Big screen TV on first floor
  • Floor lounges with TV
  • Study lounges
  • Laundry facilities on first floor
  • Weapon storage
  • Free cable TV
  • Direct and wireless internet access

Panoramic View of a Room:

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Student Mailing Address:

Student Name
200 Yellowstone Hall, Room ____
Bozeman, MT 59715-5033

Yellowstone Hall Front Desk:


Room Options:

  • Double (with roommate)
  • Single (limited availability)
  • Semi-Suite (limited availability) 

2018-2019 Room and Board Rates (per semester)

Double Room

Single Room

Semi-Suite Room

With Bobcat Anytime Gold - $5,550 With Bobcat Anytime Gold - $5,825 With Bobcat Anytime Gold - $5,814
With Bobcat Anytime Silver - $5,400 With Bobcat Anytime Silver - $5,675 With Bobcat Anytime Silver - $5,664
With Bobcat Anytime Copper - $5,398 With Bobcat Anytime Copper - $5,667 With Bobcat Anytime Copper - $5,654
With Bobcat Anytime Bronze - $5,248 With Bobcat Anytime Bronze - $5,517 With Bobcat Anytime Bronze - $5,504

*All Room and Board Rates are available online, here. In addition to these charges, a Residence Hall Association (RHA) program fee of $15 is assessed each semester.

**Any student who selects and is placed on a Living Learning Community (LLC) floor for the 2018-2019 academic year will have an additional fee of $50/semester to pay for programming and educational opportunities on the floor.

***On-Campus Student Meal Plan options are available online, here


Resident Director

Tia Kasper

Tia Kasper

Resident Director

Tia is new to Montana and being a Bobcat. She has lived all over the nation and oversees, but calls Western Washington home where her family currently resides. She graduated from Washington State University with a B.S. in Psychology in 2015 and from The Ohio State University with a M.A. in Higher Education and Student Affairs in 2017. She has 5 years of experience in residence life and 6 years of experience in both academic and student affairs. She is especially passionate about wellness and mindfulness practices. She really hopes to help students learn how to be well and thrive as classes and life happen. Tia knows that Yellowstone will have an awesome year because of its residents’ energy and its staff’s awesome-ness.

In her free time, Tia loves to take walks, thrift shop, hang with her cat, and talk endlessly about music. If you really want to win her heart, bring her some dark chocolate almonds or gluten free cupcakes!


Hall Staff

Yellowstone Hall Staff
Names are listed in picture order, left to right

Name Major Hometown
 Logan gunderson Cell Biology & Neuroscience / Biochemistry Glasgow, MT
Jenna Severson Biochemistry Rapid City, SD
Elijah Blake Computer Science Post Falls, ID
Melissa Pollard Exercise Science Whitefish, MT
Brent Bergman Eletrical Engineering Houston, TX
Saydee Wolff Exercise Science Roundup, MT
Logan Ladd Computer Science Billings, MT
Tia Kasper Resident Director Seabeck, WA
Tad Martynowicz Mechanical Engineering Anchorage, AK
Julia Scailey Early Childhood Development Twin Mt, MH
Avery Joyner Studio Art Hamilton, MT
Elijah Blake Computer Science Post Falls, ID


Hall Photos

Example of a single roomExample of a semi-suite roomExample of a double room

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In the News

"MSU's new Yellowstone Hall opens to 400 incoming students" MSU News Service - September 16, 2016

"Yellowstone Hall to open soon at MSU Bozeman" NBC Montana - September 16, 2016

"MSU's newest dorm opens today" KBZK - September 16, 2016

"New MSU dorm, Yellowstone, aims to encourage student exploration" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - August 7, 2016

"MSU officials break ground for new residence hall" KTVM - September 11, 2014

"MSU's new freshman dorm designed to feel homey, save money and energy" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - September 8, 2014

"MSU busy with $70 million in building projects" Bozeman Daily Chronicle - May 27, 2014

"MSU Selects Langlas and Associates to Construct New $35 Million Residence Hall"MSU News - January 17, 2014

"MSU Chooses Site for New Residence Hall"MSU News - December 12, 2013

"MSU Exploring Possibility of New Residence Hall and Dining Renovations"MSU News - September 6, 2013