Important: If you are in crisis or having suicidal thoughts, there is help available. Please reach out:

Resource/Office   Phone
University Police   406-994-2121 or 911
National Suicide Prevention Lifeline   1-800-273-8255
Bozeman Help Center   1-406-586-3333
Bozeman Deaconess Emergency Department   406-585-1000
Hope House   406-585-1130
MSU Counseling & Psychological Services            406-994-4531
National Crisis Text Line   Text 741741
Veteran's Lifeline   

1-800-273-8255 ext 1 or Text 838255




According to the MSU Student Code of Conduct, hazing includes, but is not limited to, any conduct or method of initiation, admission or condition of continued membership in any student organization which:
  1. Endangers the physical or mental health or safety of any student or other person, including extended deprivation of sleep or rest; forced consumption of food, liquor, beverage, or drugs; beating or branding; involuntary confinement or imprisonment; or
  2.  Destroys, vandalizes or removes public or private property.

Visit the Hazing Prevention website for more information 

SafeCats App


Avaialbe free in the Apple Store & Google Play Store

The SafeCats App is a free application featuring multiple services which can be accessed with a click. Services include but are not limited to:

  • An emergency button to dial 911.
  • Friend Walk- allows users to send their location in real-time to a friend who can watch and make sure they arrive at their desired location safely.
  • MSU CARE Alert- allows users to report persons of concern if they consider the situation to be non-emergent. Formerly known as a student of concern report.
  • Silent Witness- allows users to report anonymously to University Police either by calling or writing a message.
  • Emergency Actions- allows users to review plans for incidents such as active shooters, chemical spills, medical emergencies and extreme weather.
  • Safety Escort- allows users to call MSU Police to request an escort to an on-campus location.
  • MSU Alert Information- is a notification system to deliver critical information to MSU students, faculty and staff in the event of an emergency. 
  • Campus Maps- allows users to access their location on interactive maps of MSU.