Currently-Active Student Organizations
The following list of student organizations are registered as active organizations with MSU Billings. The status of an organization may change during the course of a year. New student organizations also form throughout the year. Please check with the Student Union & Activities Office if a question arises regarding a particular group. For more information on student organization chartering and annual registration procedures, see Student Affairs Policies & Procedures Handbook, section, Part V. (pg 14)
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To promote and support accounting students and provide opportunities for students to participate in activities that develop their individual skills and abilities; to promote interaction among and between accounting students, COB faculty, and the accounting community; to help students learn about the accounting profession and career opportunities.
American Chemical Society
The objectives of this chapter shall be to afford the opportunity for students of chemical science to become better acquainted, to secure the intellectual stimulation that arises from professional association, to obtain experience in preparing and presenting technical material before chemical audiences, to foster a professional spirit among members, to instill a professional pride in the chemical sciences, and to foster an awareness of the responsibilities and challenges of the modern chemist.
Biological Sciences Society
To provide students with the opportunity to strengthen their skills in the biological sciences, to expand their mental opportunities in science and to enable them to bridge the gap between academic skills and professional skills.
College of Business Student Advisory Board
The purpose of the STUDENT ADVISORY BOARD shall be to (a) keep the College of Business and its programs closely attuned to the needs of current and future students in the State of Montana and the Northwest Region, and (b) assist in ensuring that the programs and activities of the College of Business are productive and of high quality.
Environmental Awareness Club
To provide students the collective resources to become effectively involved in promoting environmental issues; to implement plans and campaigns that will increase participation in ecologically sound practices and make people aware of their impact on the environment; and to promote a spirit of cooperation and innovation on campus and throughout the community. View video of club members' efforts toward sustainability on the MSUB campus.
Purpose is to promote the study of history; to develop leadership of its members; to promote high standards of scholarship; to provide active service and participation in any campus event or activity whenever possible; and to promote the well-being of Montana State University Billings at all times.
This clubs purpose is to serve as a resource to its members and MSUB's student population regarding current health information and pre-med concerns; to provide outreach to the Billings health community, to provide academic support to its members and to those interested in the Health Sciences; to welcome and facilitate the presentation of health and pre-medical information by guest speakers at MSUB, and to fulfill its stated goals and abide by the policies of Montana State University Billings.
The Forge’s purpose is to create content of various media types, for distribution through old and new media outlets with a focus on social media, promote the activities of the University, student organizations, and the greater Billings area, and train students in modern production techniques and to network with various local media outlets.
The Retort (Student Newspaper)
The Rook (Student Literary magazine)
One student literary/art magazine is published per year. It is student compiled, edited, and published in conjunction with a publishing concern deemed appropriate by the current editorial board.
American Indian Business Leaders
To utilize student foundation to stimulate tribal economic growth and stability through an emphasis on maintaining culturally appropriate American Indian Business development.
To promote an understanding of the Spanish language through structured conversation; to promote further study of Spanish; to promote cultural awareness in regards to the Hispanic world; and to volunteer in community projects.
International Studies Club
The purpose of this club is to develop awareness of international students and their cultures as well as assisting to build relationships between international students and non-international students.
Inter-Tribal Indian Club
To assist Indian students in their adjustment to college life, to promote better scholastic ability through encouragement to other students to attend a college, to foster pride in the racial and cultural heritage of the American Indian and to encourage participation in social activities. Also to help build a bond with Native American culture and Native community as well as produce an annual Pow Wow.
ASMSU Billings/Student Government
To encourage constructive relationships among the students, the faculty, and the administration; to supplement and complement formal education on the MSU-Billings campus; to represent student interests, needs, and welfare within the university campus; to provide for the expression of student opinion and interests to the community at large on issues affecting student life; and to protect the privileges and rights of students.
Jacket Student Ambassadors
The intent of our group is to provide leadership opportunities for Montana State University Billings students connect to the campus through them. The purpose of the organization is to provide leadership opportunities for Montana State University - Billings' students and to have available students to help tour and recruit prospective students. Current students will provide a service to prospective students by giving tours, assisting with designated programs, helping acclimate new students to Montana State University Billings, and sharing with prospective students their own perspective in college.
Residence Hall Association (RHA)
To act as the official voice for residence hall students on the MSU-Billings campus, representing resident student concerns to college administrators, and other campus student organizations, and to coordinate residence hall functions and activities. All students living in the residence halls have the privilege of being an RHA member. For more information, please go to Room 221 in the Student Union Building.
Student Activities Board
The student activities board serves as a programming organization for planning, entertaining, and/or educational events and programs for student of Montana State University Billings. The Student Activities Board (SAB) plans the overall programming events for the general student population. Members of the Board work on a volunteer basis and assist with scheduling artists, working with agents, promotion and marketing of events, event planning and logistics, and more.
The purpose of the Honors Program Club is to promote the involvement of University Honors Programs students in social, cultural, and service activities on campus and in the local and larger communities.
Sigma Tau Delta-Mu Sigma Chapter
To confer distinction for high achievement in undergraduate, graduate, and professional studies in English language and literature.
Performing and Visual Arts
Art Students' League
To provide for the support of students interested in all forms of art and to promote interest in the arts. To increase art related activities and knowledge for students in this field. The ASL is the art students' spokes-group on the campus.
National Association for Music Education Collegiate (NAFME)
To make available to members, opportunities for professional development; to acquaint students with the privileges and responsibilities of the music education profession; to provide for its members, opportunities to become acquainted with leaders in the music profession as gained from participation in programs and demonstrations, discussions, and performing groups planned by this chapter, the state music educators association, and the Music Educators National Conference; to assist the school in various projects through the year; and to provide opportunity for contract with CMENC student member of other schools.
To direct student funds from the Student Senate of MSU-Billings, exclusively for the purposes of producing on-campus theater, and promoting the experience of Drama to the student body and the Billings Community; to serve as an advocate for the performing arts on campus, as well as a visual and auditory medium for the disinclined and silenced community; and to entertain the MSU Billings student body, as well as to increase social awareness and sensitivity in the campus community.
Catholic Campus Ministry
Billings Catholic Campus Ministry serves the students, faculty, and staff of Montana State University Billings. We form a supportive spiritual family through our sharing of the Sacraments, the sacred Scriptures, and our ministry to each other. In exploring the presence of God around and within us, we become people of compassion and action in our world. All individuals are always respected and welcomed in our community.
Inter-Varsity Christian Fellowship
To lead others to personal faith in Christ as Lord and Savior; to help Christians grow toward maturity as disciples of Christ, by study of the Bible, by prayer, and by Christian Fellowship; and to present the call of God to the world mission of the Church; to help students and faculty to discover God's role for them.
United Campus Ministry
United Campus Ministry strives to provide opportunities that help persons explore their faith, ask questions, work for justice, find support and healing, connect with God and others, and just have fun!
Alpha Theta Chi
AOX is a sisterhood that will provide a safe environment for anyone interested in school activities, community outreach, and growing as an individual. The sisterhood will develop leadership and interpersonal skills through events and community service.
Circle K International
Circle K is the organization that holds the promise of today’s college student becoming tomorrow’s leader. It exists to meet the personal needs of the individual collegian through the qualities of leadership, the rewards of service, and the unique spirit of friendship. Circle K’s potential lies in its ability to positively influence those in our society who are facing ultimate personal decisions, and those who will one day create the vision of mankind for generations to come. Circle K is the embodiment of those qualities necessary to shape the future, realized in the colleges and universities of today.
Global Peace Youth Corps
GPYC has the mission to educate and raise young people to become future leaders with both moral and innovative capacity. GPYC strives to positively impact youth culture by bringing together young leaders of all faiths, cultures, nationalities and ethnicities under common principles values and aspirations. GPYC members will collaborate with like-minded students to make a positive difference in the community.
Student United Way
Goals are to provide students with the opportunity to get involved in volunteer work for both the campus and the community and to promote involvement by the students of MSU Billings in their campus and community.
Up Til Dawn
Goals are: to unite the Montana State University Billings campus in an effort spearheaded and led by the Montana State University Billings student body to educate the campus and community about the mission of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to raise much needed dollars for the children of St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital, to promote the value of service learning to all students at Montana State University Billings, to establish a model event that St. Jude will market to other campuses across the nation as they expand the Up ‘til Dawn program and to provide students the opportunity to accumulate valuable and practical knowledge through their committee planning and event execution work.
To provide service to youth on all levels of society, enhance personal development of the member, and to promote and encourage enrollment in the organization.
Health Educators Reaching Out Encouraging Success (HEROES)
To provide primary prevention efforts to help alleviate the problem of alcohol misuse and abuse on campus; to promote responsible decisions about drinking within the campus community; to help educate and inform students, faculty, administrators, and staff about health issues that affect the campus community; Including: alcohol use, abuse and misuse, AIDS, Tobacco awareness/cessation, fitness/nutrition and sexual health; to increase awareness communication within the academic community regarding health related matters of college students.
Jacket Athletic Training Association
To provide opportunities outside the traditional learning environment in order to gain experience, knowledge, as well as professional growth in the field of Athletic Training.
VICA is intended as a nationally supported avenue for technical, industrial, and health majors to improve their professional and personal skills, knowledge, and abilities. VICA will facilitate a greater level of learning for its members and improve the standing of involved University students. VICA will provide educational and competitive opportunities for its members.
Student Council for Exceptional Children (S.C.E.C.)
To advance the education of individuals with exceptionalities and to promote related education and charitable purposes.
Student Opportunity Services Activity Club (S.O.S.A.C.)
To strengthen and broaden the social and academic experience of disadvantaged students in Student Opportunity Services, and to connect them with other MSU-Billings students and the campus.
Student Leadership Team - City College
Student Veterans Organization
The purpose of MSUB Vets will be to unite and organize its membership in a social framework that provides assistance to the special needs of the military community at MSU Billings.