Montana State University-Northern

Contact Us

Admissions Office
P.O. Box 7751
Havre, MT 59501-7751

Cowan Hall 213

8 a.m. - 5 p.m.


Welcome to Northern!

Thank you for choosing Montana State University-Northern to continue your education. Ask questions; learn about yourself; enjoy the experience to its fullest. Welcome to the family!

Meet us in the Gym at 12:30!

All new freshmen and transfers students must attend
August 22nd & 23rd, 2014

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Friday, August 22nd
9am   Housing Move-in/Registration
12:30pm   Orientation Registration Opens
1:00pm   Orientation Welcome
2:00pm   Parent Sessions
Parents! Understand the details of your student attending Northern. From information about billing and financial aid to support services, these sessions will be vital for helping your student succeed.
2:00pm   Northern Race (Students)
Students! Get to know campus, learn tips for success, and meet other new and current students through an Amazing Race styled event filled with challenges and rewards!
5:30pm   Group Session
Students and Parents – Meet the campus safety officer, learn how the emergency alert system is used, and other campus safety tips for all Northern students.
7:00pm   Welcome BBQ
Recap the day and say goodbye to family members while enjoying a delicious dinner together.
9:00pm   Bonfire
Grab new friends to enjoy a relaxing evening while participating in a bright campus tradition.
Saturday, August 23rd
8:30am   Check-in, Breakfast included, SUB Ballroom
8:30am   Morning Session
Get up! Get ready! Get energized! Northern, It’s NOT a Spectator Sport!
9:30am   Northern Race
1:00pm   Student Session
Get the inside track on classroom success from Northern faculty and students.
3:00pm   Keynote Speaker
5:00pm   Wrap-Up/Prizes
You weren’t a spectator. Now collect your rewards for participating in orientation.
7:00pm   Folf Scramble
Grab a friend and a disc to experience a Northern classic during the Folf Scramble.


Meet us in the Gym at 12:30!

If you are a person with a disability and desire any assistive devices, services, or other accommodations to participate in this event, contact contact Tracey Jette (406) 265-3566 during business hours of 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. Mountain Time, Monday-Friday at least 10 working days before the event.