Housing & Residential Life

Family Housing Frequently Asked Questions

Are pets allowed in the Family Housing?

Pets are not allowed in family housing.


What if I can not pay my rent on time?

Family Housing residents who can not pay rent on time will have a $30 late fee assessed.  If this occurs on a regular basis you are subject to eviction.


Are laundry services available?

Washers and dryers are provided in the family housing units.


May I sublease or transfer my family housing apartment?

A family housing tenant may not sublease or transfer their apartment.


What options exist for child care?

There is the William R. Lowe Daycare & Enrichment Center on campus.  To get  information and applications please call (406) 896-5820.


How do I terminate my rental/housing agreement when I want to move out?

A family housing tenant must submit in writing a 30 day notice when vacating their apartment.


Can a nursing student live in Family Housing?

Yes, MSU Bozeman nursing students may live in Family Housing.


Do I have to be registered as a current student to apply for family housing?

To live in family housing a student must be registered as a full time student before moving in.  A student can apply before they are a student to get on the waiting list.

Do I have a designated parking spot for Family Housing?

All residents parking in the parking lot must display a current MSU Billings parking permit designated reserved for the Family Housing Parking lot.  The cost of the permit is $90 for the year.  Guests of Family Housing residents must obtain a guest permit from the Campus Police Department.


How is the Security at Family Housing?

The goal of the Family Housing community is to strive to create a friendly community, but personal security should be a concern of all residents.  Immediately report any suspicious activity to the Campus Police at 657-2147.   Campus Police does monitor the area frequently.