Carroll College, Helena Montana

Student Life

Native American Round Dance - SAT

FeathersOn Saturday, come on over to the Helena Indian Alliance at 501 Euclid Ave Helena (across the street from Van’s Thriftway) for the third annual Native American Round Dance! The community feed starts at 5pmg, the dance begins at 7pm. A round dance is a festive occasion, usually held during winter, designed to reinforce community, social, and cultural bonds within Native American tribes. All are welcome! Sponsored by the Helena Indian Alliance and the Hunthausen Center for Peace and Justice.

Deities: The Sacred of the Hindu and Buddhist - MON

Buddha Opening Monday, the Carroll Art Gallery will host a public exhibit featuring sacred artworks from Tibet and India. Included are a collection of Tibetan Thangkas plus sculptures of gods and goddesses from India. The Tibetan Children’s Education Foundation and their project manager’s private collection have generously loaned art for this show. More

College Success - 1 Credit Class - Starts TUE

The college offers LAS 105-A - College Success, a one-credit course which starts the second week of the semester on Tue, Jan 17, at 11am. The course covers topics like time management, organization, learning styles, effective study techniques, test-taking and note-taking. Register for the course through MyCarroll ASAP!

Schedule Appointment - Blood Drive - WED/THU

Schedule your appointment for the American Red Cross Blood Drive held on campus next Wed and Thu from 11am-4:30pm both days. Go to and use sponsor code: gosaints. Each pint donated has the potential to save up to three lives!

Lot B Parking Permits - Half-Price - Purchase Online!

With one semester completed for this academic year, Lot B Parking Permits (to park on campus roads and Lot B parking lots) will be sold for half-price--$45. Students can go online on the college's Parking webpage to request and pay for a half-price parking permit to avoid unnecessary parking tickets! (Note: All Lot A Residential Permits were sold for the academic year).

Merit Badge University needs teachers!

For those who are passionate about any one of the 115 subjects listed and have experience – WE NEED YOUR HELP! We are looking for students, faculty, and staff who would be willing to teach a Scout’s Merit Badge class on March 28, 2015 at the Third Carroll College Merit Badge University.

You do not have to be an expert, just knowledgeable with a passion for sharing this information with our younger Scout students. On the Merit Badge University Web Page you can click on any subject to get a lesson plan. The idea is to help spark an interest in the subject. The students do not have to walk away knowing everything.

If you are interested in teaching please send an email to

New Online Info - Sexual Misconduct Resources

To support the safety of Carroll students and employees, the college has posted information online to assist victims of sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and domestic violence. Learn more about laws and college policies, definitions, victim information, FAQs. Carroll students and employees can also report complaints about sexual harassment, sexual assault, stalking, dating violence and domestic violence. Find out more

Exchange Opportunities - Japan

Two exchange opportunities with universities in Japan are available to Carroll students:

  • Asian Pacific University (Beppu, Japan). Semester or academic year exchange. All classes are in English. Japanese language instruction available. Great for students majoring in international relations, accounting, finance, business and communications.
  • Kumamoto Gakuen University (Kumamota, Japan). Special courses are provided for exchange students. Courses are either taught bilingually in Japanese and English or in English. Exchange students are assigned to a specific department but are allowed to take any course in any department.

Also--The Consulalate-General of Japan in Seattle, WA, is accepting applications for the 2015 Japanese Government Scholarships for Japanese Studies. Scholarship beneifts include a monthly stipend, travel expenses to and from Japan and exemption of school fees.

For more information, contact Shannon Ackeret, Assistant Director of International Programs, St. Charles Hall 105, (406) 447-4469 or

Deities - The Sacred of the Hindu and Buddhist

The exhibit, "Deities - The Sacred of the Hindu and the Buddhist" is open in the Carroll Art Gallery in St. Charles Hall. The exhibit features sacred artwork from Tibet and India. The Tibetan Children's Education Foundation and their project manager's private collection have generously loaned art for this show. The exhibit is open through March 6, 2015, from 9am-9pm weekdays and closed on weekends and college holidays. Read more

Upcoming Events

Saturday, Jan 24
6am: Free workouts for Carroll community
6pm: Great Divide Ski Party
7pm: Native American Round Dance

Sunday, Jan 25
8pm: Sunday Night Mass

Monday, Jan 26
9am: Art Gallery Opening

Tuesday, Jan 26
5-7pm: CA Carnival

Wednesday, Jan 28
11am-4:30pm: Red Cross Blood Drive
12pm: Nursing major meeting
7pm: Dial-a-Dog

Thursday, Jan 29
11am-4:30pm: Red Cross Blood Drive
5pm: Nursing major meeting
7pm: Retirement Home Bingo

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Spring 2015 Review

Jan 20 Classes resume
Jan 27 Drop/Add deadline
Feb 6 Pass/Fail deadline
Mar 9-13 Spring Break
Apr 3-6 Easter Break
May 7 Classes conclude
May 8 Reading Day
May 11-14 Final Exams
May 15 Housing closes
May 15 Commencement

ARC Testing Center

The Academic Resource Center's Testing Center will open Mon, Feb 2 in Borro Hall 118A-B. Open Mon-Fri from 10:30am-Noon and 2:30-5pm. If you must take a test in the ARC before that date, contact Kevin Hadduck.