Building citizenship and social responsibility through programs focused on membership, problem solving and observance. Civic observance features promote education of key, historic legislation that has shaped the United States of America. Each program acknowledges the importance of life, liberty, freedom and prosperity.

2022-2023 Events

21st Anniversary of 9/11

20th Anniversary 9-11 Remembrance Ceremony. Saturday, September 11 at 8:46 a.m. Montana's 9/11 Memorial City College at MSU Billings Health Science Building 3803 Central Ave Billings MT 59101 Enter off Shiloh Road Open to the Public
Please join us at Montana's 9/11 Memorial at City College as we remember, reflect, educate, and dedicate on the 21st Anniversary of 9/11 on September 11 at 8:46 AM.
Please use the public entrance on Shiloh Road.

Constitution Day 9/16

Constitution Day Trivia. September 17, 2021 11 am to 1 pm SUB Beartooth. Giveaways, Raffle, and Prizes. Dress patriotically.

Join us for Constitution Day to play trivia and receive cookies and flags! Friday September 16th, 2022 from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM in the Student Union Building Atrium


National Voter Registration Day

We will be registering voters for upcoming local municipal elections!  9 - 11 AM @ Tech Building 12 - 2 PM @ SUB Atrium. There will be $10 gift cards giveaways for the first 3 people who come to our table and mention seeing this post!
Come to the SUB Atrium on September 20th from 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM for National Voter Registration Day! Make a difference in your community by registering to vote before the 2022 election. We will be giving out candy and anwsering questions about voter registration and elgibility. This event is sponsored by and made possible through Forward Montana a non-partisan, non-profit oranization working to break down barriers to youth particpation in voting.


Civic and Community Action Hour. Virtual Event with Guest Speakers. Monday, October 18, 2021 6:30-7:30 PM. Nonpartisan Dialogue Training. 2020 Census and Redistricting. Be ballot ready for November 2nd.
Join us for the Civic & Community Action Hour Virtual Event on Monday, October 18 from 6:30-7:30 PM. Click here for the WebEx link at the time of the event!

Guest Speaker Maylinn Smith is the nonpartisan member of Montana Districting & Apportionment Commission. Smith previously served an associate professor at the University of Montana Law School and as a civil prosecutor for the Confederated Salish and Kootenai Tribes.

Guest Speaker Pari Kemmick is the Billings Field Manager of Forward Montana. Kemmick previously worked with Utah Council for Citizen Diplomacy and as an Americorps VISTA Leader-Refugee Services.

Get out to Vote

Register to Vote

Let your voice be heard. Register to vote.

Click here to get information on how to Register to Vote today!

Midterm Elections on Tuesday, November 8, 2022.

Yellowstone County Elections Office - Education

Yellowstone County Seal
There are local municipal elections coming up! Educate yourself on voter registration, current candidates, election maps, dates, and the results.

Support Communities with Western Native Voice

Western Native Voice logo

We acknowledge the land upon which Montana State University Billings was built as ancestral land of the Apsaalooke Nation

About WNV: "Established in 2011, Western Native Voice (WNV) is a non-profit, non-partisan organization working to increase Native American participation and engagement in voting and self-determination. We work to nurture and empower new native leaders and impact policies affecting Native Americans through community organizing, education, leadership, and advocacy."

Participate with Forward Montana

Forward Montana intern post
Apply to become a Voter Mobilization Organizer in a payed, intern, or volunteer role! Get out into the community during the exciting season of local municipal elections  for city council and mayoral leadership in Fall 2021.

Civic Participation

LGBTQ+ Civil Rights

2021 pride OUT

Join a student organization during pride month! Pride month commemorates the U.S. Supreme Court decision regarding same-sex marriage, in the case Obergefell v. Hodges (2015). ContactCenter for Engagement or Prof. Dwight Welch for how to get involved in OUT & Proud your LGBTQ+ campus community. 

We welcome you to MSUB! Watch Back-to-School Message for Transgender Students from the U.S. Depts of Justice, Education, and HHS

Disability Civil Rights

College of Education at MSU Billings

MSUB celebrates 31st Anniversary of the Americans with Disabilities Act

MSUB increases student success through their Disability Support Services department.

July celebrates the anniversary of the Americans with Disability Act (1990). This important civil rights law prohibits discrimination against people with disabilities.