MSU Billings Advisory



Montana State University Billings will reopen and resume normal hours and operations on Friday.


Classes, activities and events on the four-year campus will be held at their normal times. All buildings and offices will reopen at 8 a.m. and all employees will report to work as regularly scheduled.


MSUB officials urge students, faculty and staff to continue to use caution when navigating their way to and around campus. They will advise of any status changes of operations on the university's homepage at


Frigid temperatures and a natural gas shortage Wednesday prompted the university to cancel classes and shut down most of the four-year campus late Wednesday afternoon and all of Thursday. The closure was a preventative measure to conserve the heat supply.



Shortage of Natural Gas Prompts University Closure at the Four-Year Campus


Classes will be canceled beginning 5:00 today, Wednesday, February 5, 2014 and all day tomorrow, February 6, 2014, at the University campus due to regional gas shortages.


Offices will also be closed.


The City College campus and Extended Campus will remain open with ALL classes in session.


The Student Union Building, dining facilities and residence halls will be open as usual.


The P.E. Building will remain open, but the swimming pool will be closed.


Tonight's women's basketball game vs South Dakota School of Mines will be played as scheduled (Wednesday, February 5)

University classes will resume Friday, February 7, 2014, unless otherwise notified.


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