Student Life

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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Accounting Club
To provide students with the opportunity to strengthen their skills in communications, leadership, marketing, and management, 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.


Phi Alpha Theta (History Club)
We are a professional society whose mission is to promote the study of history through the encouragement of research, good teaching, publication and the exchange of learning and ideas among historians. We seek to bring students and teachers together for intellectual and social exchanges, which promote and assist historical research and publication by our members in a variety of ways.


Pre-Health Professionals Club
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.


Trio Advocates (SOSAC)
To strengthen and broaden the experience of TRIO participants and TRIO eligible students and advocate on their behalf on campus and within the community.


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Campus Media/Literary


City College Connection
“City College Connection” is a student newsletter dedicated to highlighting the students, faculty, staff, offices, and events at City College.


The Retort
"The voice of Montana State University Billings"


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American Indian Business Leaders
To increase American Indian representation in business through leadership development opportunities.


Black Student Union
Our goal is to express black culture and values to everyone. As an organization that fosters student development through diversity, academics, community services and social services. BSU is committed to take a proactive role in the development of strong student leadership.


Inter-Tribal Indian Club
The purpose of this club shall be: to assist American Indian students and non-American Indian students, to educate the surrounding communities about American Indian culture, and to preserve that culture within an academic institution among all students.


Saudi Club
Helping the Saudi students in and out campus


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Government/Campus Programming


ASMSU Billings/Student Government
The Associated Students of Montana State University Billings, as a committed organization, will provide professionalism and leadership to fulfill student needs and will do our best to make noticeable differences on our campus for the students of MSU Billings.


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
Residence Hall Association (RHA) serves all of the residence hall students in both Petro and Rimrock Hall. RHA’s main focus is social and educational programming for residents, providing ample opportunities for interaction and involvement.


Student Activities Board
Our organization strives to provide a variety of quality entertainment free to all students of MSU Billings.


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Phi Theta Kappa
Promotion of Scholarship, the development of leadership and service and the cultivation of fellowship among qualified students of City College


Sigma Tau Delta
To promote the love of literature, language, and writing in all of their forms


Psi Chi Honor Society (Psychology Club)
Spread psychological awareness throughout campus and the community.


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Performing & Visual Arts


Art Students’ League
Art Students’ League strives to bring art to the community of MSUB and the community of Billings.


Belly Dancing Club
To provide MSUB students who have an interest in belly dancing the opportunity to participate and practice together as a club. As well as learn from each other and provide the community with the understanding of the art of belly dance.


Buzz Tones Acapella Group
The club's purpose is to provide students with a unique place to express their love of music both orally and instrumentally.

CLEFS (Community, Leadership, Events, Fundraising, Singing)
As members of the Montana State University Vocal Department, we believe that by working together we can fulfill our overall objective of raising money for the MSUB vocal department and offering students both on and off campus opportunities to participate. We will accomplish this through partnering with other organizations on and off campus to provide educational outreach, awareness, and opportunities for involvement in singing, leadership, and fundraising events.


National Association for Music Education Collegiate
We are a group of future music educators committed to learning more about our craft.


Drama Committee
Our club's mission is to have a safe space for students to express themselves, create and spread our anti-bullying campaign. We also strive to provide a theater experience to the college and community members through performances, volunteering, and including whomever wants to participate.


Northcutt Steele Gallery
The Northcutt Steele gallery is open to the public from 8-4 weekdays while school is in session with the exception of summer semester and as such serves as a conduit between the university and the community. It also serves as a place for education and respite for the busy students, Faculty and staff of MSU Billings.


Yellowjacket Jazz
To promote jazz education and enthusiasm in Montana.


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Religious Organizations


Intervarsity 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.


Chi Alpha
We reconcile students to Christ, equipping them through Spirit-filled communities of prayer, worship, fellowship, discipleship and mission to transform the university, the marketplace and the world.


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Student United Way of MSU Billings
To provide a volunteer group that provides the campus and community with service in the areas of Education, Income, and Health.


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Special Interest


City College Nursing Club
To assume responsibility for contributing to nursing education in order to provide for the highest quality of health care; To provide programs representative of fundamental interests and concerns to nursing students; To aid in the development of the whole person, his/her professional role, his/her responsibility for health care of people in all walks of life; To promote a positive image of nursing practice; To have direct input into standards of nursing education and influence the education process; To influence health care, nursing education and practice through legislative activities as appropriate; To promote and encourage participation in community affairs and activities toward improved health care and the resolution of related social issues; To represent nursing students to the consumer, to institutions, and other organizations; To promote and encourage recruitment efforts, participation in student activities, and educational opportunities regardless of a person’s race, color, creed, sex, national origin, age, or economic status; To promote and encourage collaborative relationships with nursing and health related organizations; Plan and implement the nursing pinning ceremony each semester.


Criminal Justice & Sociology Club
To promote active interest in both the Criminal Justice and Sociology fields of study. Also to provide guidance to the underclassmen who have chosen Criminal Justice and Sociology as their Field or Fields.


Dungeons and Dragons Club
The mission/purpose of The Dungeons and Dragons Club is to play RPG Table Top Games (typically Dungeons and Dragons) undisturbed by third parties.


Engineering Society
To create a medium for engineering students to interact with other Students, Professionals, and Volunteer opportunities.


Environmental Awareness Club
The Environmental Awareness Club at Montana State University in Billings is a student organization committed to improving the environment.


International Studies Club
To bring different cultures, languages, and people together in order to build relationships between international students and non-international students.


IHSA Equestrian Team
To promote intercollegiate horse show as an organized and standard sport; To promote interest, understanding, appreciation and vigilance over the horse show community as well as our equine partners; To establish and maintain standards for conducting intercollegiate horse shows competition; To encourage humane treatment of the horses and police the sport of horse show for any abuses from club members; To sponsor activities that will help club members with expenses affiliated with horse shows; To increase and maintain interest of college student and community members in horse shows; To foster good relations with the equine community in Billings, Montana.


Health Educators Reaching Out Encouraging Success (HEROES)
HEROES, joins the Bacchus peer education network in order 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.


Outdoor Adventure Leadership
To promote the Outdoor Adventure Leadership program at Montana State University Billings and all of the students involved in it through: networking with outdoor organizations, learning about new gear and its uses, discussing news in the outdoors community, and getting the students of MSUB excited and involved in outdoor recreation.


A career and technical organization serving students in technical programs.


Veterans Services Club
To assist veterans and their dependents in maximizing their potential and achieving academic excellence.


Gender Studies Club
To increase awareness of gender studies issues, present opportunities for broad discussions, and foster a diverse sense of community on the MSUB Campus.


Philosophy Club
To meet and discuss/disseminate philosophical information.


Tennis Club
Since we no longer have a tennis team in our school, we have decided to create a tennis club! This is a way for all of the MSUB students who are interested in tennis to be able to play. This is for players of all skill levels.


Path Less Traveled Recovery Group
12 step program. Helping other addict/alcoholics to achieve sobriety.


The purpose of the MSUB SAAC is to be the bridge between the student-athletes and the entire MSUB Community; and to advise and provide input to the Athletics administrative staff into the operation of the Yellowjacket Athletics program. NCAA Division II Bylaw 2.2.6 states, “It is the responsibility of each member institution to involve student-athletes in matters that affect their lives.” Involvement in the SAAC helps us implement this principle.


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