College Entrance Assistance

You have questions about college admissions? We have answers.

VUB provides a variety of statewide services to support veterans as they explore educational and training opportunities. We have expanded the assistance available for program participants by increasing access to individualized counseling and advising services for career exploration, college admissions, and veterans' benefits. These services are provided by email, mail, and phone as well as in person at our Billings site.

Career Exploration

Spotlights high interest fields for veterans and assists participants in exploring local and state education and training programs. Includes the opportunity for completing an online career assessment inventory (CAI) with follow-up individual career counseling provided by VUB staff. The CAI is found under Online Student Assessments.

College Admissions

Receive assistance with understanding and applying for financial aid, applying for college admission, meeting admission requirements, registering for classes, and making sense of degree requirements. Find answers to your college admission questions here. Includes appropriate referral to campus resources.

GI Bill Benefits

Get help understanding and accessing your VA education benefits. Includes guidance in using the webpage for details on individual GI Bill benefits, amounts, months remaining, posting questions, and using the education benefit. One-on-one assistance is available to complete the online application and print the documents needed for the college certifying official.

There are far, far better things ahead than any we leave behind.

C. S. Lewis

It's smart to start with VUB. Make VUB the first stop on the road to your future goals.

Please see look at our Program Catalog for a brief description of our educational programs and our support services and Locations/Calendars for what is available in your community.

Contact us with any questions or request more information by completing an Inquiry form.

About VUB

Veterans Upward Bound is funded by the U.S. Department of Education and hosted by Montana State University Northern.

Get in Touch

  • Phone:
    (800) 356-8387
  • Fax:
    (406) 657-2077
  • Email:
  • Address:
    1500 University Drive
    Cisel Hall
    Billings, MT 59101