Veterans Enrollment Timeline

Veterans' Benefits

To activate your VA Educational Benefits contact:

Dawn Githens
College of Education 106
(406) 657-2968
Dawn.githens@derrypa.com

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365体育娱乐官网For assistance on the posting of your VA Educational benefits please contact the Business Services office in McMullen Hall.

Renee Haefer at (406) 657-1707 or
e-mail renee.haefer@derrypa.com
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Veterans' Upward Bound / TRIO

365体育娱乐官网Veterans' Upward Bound is a Department of Education program designed to help military veterans refresh their academic skills so that they can successfully complete postsecondary education. Services are free to eligible veterans.

(406) 657-2075

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Student Veteran Organization

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Army ROTC

365体育娱乐官网The MSU Billings Army ROTC Yellowjacket Company challenges you to enroll in the most exciting course on campus. We attract and train top quality student-athlete-leaders from high schools and on-campus.

(406) 247-5733
armyrotc@montana.edu
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Advising & Career Services

McMullen Hall, First Floor West - University Campus
Tech Building, Jacket Student Central - City College Campus
365体育娱乐官网 We encourage all new, transfer, and returning students to visit us and meet with an academic advisor. Our goal is to assist you in designing an academic plan which enables you to complete your program requirements as efficiently as possible.

*Student must apply for admission and have been accepted before scheduling an appointment and meeting with an Academic & Career Advisor.
University 657-2240
e-mail: advising@derrypa.com


City College 247-3019
e-mail: ccadvising@derrypa.com

Financial Aid

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(406) 657-2188
Financial Aid Website
McMullen First Floor East

Disability Support Services

If you have a documented physical or learning disability and need accomodations in the classroom or on campus please contact our Disability Support Services Office.

Call Trudy Carey at (406) 657-2283 or send her an email.

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Veteran Success Center

The Veteran Success Center on the university campus is on the first floor of the College of Education in room 106 weekdays from 8:00 AM to 5:00 pm for military affiliated students to use to relax, watch TV, play x-box, eat, meet, study, etc.

There is also a Veteran Lounge on the City College campus on the 1st floor of the Tech Building.

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Military Transcripts/Prior Learning (click here)

Contact Admissions and Records 406-657-2158

Student Support Services

Student Support Services (SSS)/TRiO is a Federally funded TRiO program. SSS/TRiO provides support for students seeking academic development, and assists students with basic college requirements by motivating students toward successful completion of their college careers.

(406) 657-2162 
MSUB SSS Website
Library, Room 141

Online Degrees/Programs

Maybe you are place bound or maybe the idea of taking a class whenever you want appeals to you. No Problem. We have more than 240 classes and over 25 degree programs you can enroll in online. In fact, MSU Billings is Montana’s leader in online higher education ... LEARN MORE


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Additional Information

Montana University System Links

Prepare for College

College 101

Financial Aid and Scholarships

Money Management and Budgeting

Military Absence/Leave Policy

365体育娱乐官网Montana State University Billings works with individual student situations related to military orders, deployment, and related service.

Registrar, Student accounts, and faculty work together, based on the timing of the orders, to do what is in the best interest of the individual student with regard to academic and financial implications.

Copies of orders are required documentation. Contact the Admissions & Records Office for more information.

U.S. Dept. of Veterans Affairs Links

The Department of Veterans Affairs administers a variety of education benefit programs.

Many Veterans and active duty personnel can qualify for more than one education benefits program, including the:

  • Free education and vocational counseling services are available to service members and veterans, .

The Post-9/11 GI-Bill

The Post-9/11 GI Bill® provides financial support for education and housing to individuals with at least 90 days of aggregate service on or after September 11, 2001, or individuals discharged with a service-connected disability after 30 days. You must have received an honorable discharge to be eligible for the Post-9/11 GI Bill®365体育娱乐官网. .

To see what the Post-9/11 GI Bill® will pay eligible individuals, visit

The Post-9/11 GI Bill® also offers some service members the opportunity to .

Source: United States Department of Veterans Affairs .


365体育娱乐官网GI Bill® is a registered trademark of the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA). More information about education benefits offered by VA is available at the official U.S. government Web site at .