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Freshman Online Orientation is an introduction to college life at Montana State University Billings. 

This is a virtual orientation experience where you will connect with students, faculty, and staff.  You will also register for your fall courses during this time.

The Orientation program provides an important campus experience including both academics and student life. In addition to academic advising, class registration, and workshops, you will meet and connect with other freshmen.

The deadline for orientation registration is one week prior to the scheduled session. Orientation sessions have limited space. Reserve your orientation date now. Complete the registration form online by selecting the date you wish to sign up for:

Orientation Agenda

Click here for important information about receiving your U-Card for Fall

Parent and Family Orientation    

MSU Billings Values Yellowjacket Parents and Supporters and we have a virtual program just for you. Virtual Supporter Orientation will be offered throughout the summer. 

Please be sure to include your parent/supporter contact information on students Orientation registration form.

Frequently Asked Questions

We will be providing you additional information closer to your scheduled orientation. You will have access to online videos as well as live sessions. These sessions and times will be spread throughout the week to prepare you for your advising appointment to register for your classes.

 You will meet via WebEx online platform or over the phone one on one with an Academic Advisor to register for your fall semester classes. A MSUB representative will reach out to you to schedule your advising appointment.

Yes, all new freshman are required to attend orientation. 

A virtual orientation experience will be provided for parents and supporters on multiple occasions throughout the summer and you will have the opportunity to select which session works best with your schedule.

Please be sure parent/supporter contact information is provided on students virtual orientation registration form.

For more information about Parent and Family Orientation, please contact Aaron Like at aaron.like@msubillings.edu or 406-657-2376.

You will receive your confirmation via email. Make sure to look for updates in your inbox throughout the summer, and be sure to check your spam of junk folder in your email.
Orientation fees will be added to your fall statement. Please do not send money before.
 If you took classes at…

 MSU Billings: We have your records on file. You do not need to send a college transcript.

 Another institution: Please send your transcript(s) to

MSU Billings
Attn: Admissions
1500 University Dr
Billings, MT 59101

Please send a copy of your transcript before orientation so an advisor can evaluate your credits before you register for classes. If your grades have not posted yet, an unofficial transcript can be used in the meantime.