- Breslin Student Events Center
The Jack Breslin Student Events Center, one of the premier facilities in the country, is host to more than 250 events annually and serves as home to the Michigan State men's and women's basketball programs. A multipurpose facility for MSU students and the greater MSU community, the Breslin Center sponsors major educational and entertainment events every year, including MSU and local high school student commencements, concerts, trade shows, conventions, celebrations, banquets and Michigan High School Athletic Association (MHSAA) boy’s state basketball championships.
- Center for Community Engaged Learning
Advances community-engaged learning and prepares students for lifelong civic and social responsibility in a diverse and complex global society.
- Fraternity and Sorority Life
Offers a rewarding fraternity and sorority experience that merges almost every segment of the campus community into one cohesive program, promoting self-governance, leadership development, academic achievement, community service, and friendship.
- Impact 89FM | WDBM-FM
One of the nation’s largest student-run media outlets, consistently ranked among the top in Michigan and across the country. The Impact is proud to have compiled an unprecedented 15 College Radio Station of the Year distinctions from the Michigan Association of Broadcasters and Broadcast Music, Inc. Nationally, the Impact has also been nominated and awarded numerous times from the likes of CMJ, College Broadcasters, Inc. and mtvU as a part of their national competitions.
- MSU Community Liaison
MSU’s web-based resource for Spartan students living off campus, with information on housing, the community, local laws, party guidelines and more.
MSUvote is a non-partisan campus committee whose mission it is to increase the number of registered student voters, to inform and educate students on candidates and issues, and to bolster student participation on Election Day. This is where our registration, education, and participation slogan comes from.
- Office of Spartan Experiences
The 700-plus registered student organizations offer fun and friendly social and educational experiences. Creates an integrated and coherent leadership devolpment experience that enhances students’ knowledge and academic experiences. Fall Welcome features informative, engaging and fun events to promote a better understanding of MSU.
- Student Government
Jobs and Scholarships
- Career Services Network
Assists students in all stages of professional development, from exploring career options and choosing a major to internship experience and conducting a job search. Handshake Career Development offers invaluable help to students looking for an internship or full-time job after graduation that ﬁts their interests, skills, values and personality.
Many scholarships are affiliated with Student Life and Engagement. Please visit the link below to read more about the donor and the application criteria and process. The deadline to apply for most of these scholarships is 11:55 p.m. on Sunday, March 8, 2021. HOWEVER, please make sure you read details of each scholarship for differences in deadline, requirements and submission processes. APPLICATION
To learn about other scholarships and funding opportunities available to MSU students, please visit the MSU Scholarships website.
- Student Jobs
From culinary platform assistants to building facilities workers, we have a job for you! Our division employs the largest number of students on campus. Some areas that hire most frequently are Culinary Services (Eat at State), Residence Education and Housing Services (Live On) and Auxiliary Sports Group.
Health and Wellness
- Forest Akers Golf Courses
Forest Akers is located on the campus of Michigan State University and the home course for Big Ten men's and women's golf teams. Two golf pro shops (Spartan Spirit Shop) with the best quality MSU merchandise available.
- Mid-Michigan's premier practice facility
- 20-acre practice area opened in 1997
- Rated as one of the Top 100/50 public ranges in America since 1997
- Open to the public with memberships
- Three-acre bentgrass practice tee, two separate teaching tees, practice bunkers, target greens
- 18 heated and covered hitting stations open year-round
- 20,000 square-foot putting green
- PGA professionally-trained instructors
- Graduate Student Life and Wellness
Here you will find tools, resources, and programs to not only help you succeed but even make gains in your health and wellness while you are here at Michigan State. Wellness and well-being can be a trendy topic these days, and we acknowledge that wellness looks very different depending on your cultural background, personality, and life circumstances. What looks like wellness to one person may not be helpful or accessible or even possible to another. With these differences in mind, we affirm that It is important that we do our best to take care of ourselves and each other in the midst of such challenging times.
- MSU Tennis Center
The MSU Tennis Center is open to the public and the Michigan State University community. The center is home to the MSU Men's tennis team and Women's tennis team and serves as a teaching center for the Department of Kinesiology. The Tennis Center houses eight indoor courts with permanent seating for 1,200.
We offer a wide range of classes, leagues, permanent court time and has travel teams for all ages and skill levels. The center is open to the public so there is no initiation fee or monthly dues. We are happy to offer a unique "pay as you play" opportunity. The onsite Spartan Spirit Shop is your only place to find the latest and greatest in MSU tennis apparel as well as all your equipment needs.
- Recreational Sports and Fitness Services
Provides safe, supportive, and active environments that are responsive to the MSU community’s diverse fitness needs and engages the university community in healthy lifestyles through sport, fitness, and recreational opportunities. Includes club and intramural sports.
- Spartan Family Connections
Information for parents and family members an opportunity to play an active, supporting role in the education of their student, offers helpful information, and fosters communication among families, students, and MSU.
- Human Resources
Our human resources team believes in providing excellence in recruiting, developing and retaining a diverse, highly qualified workforce by boosting equality of opportunity and fostering a culture of belonging. Our division has jobs available for anyone seeking full-time employment on campus.
- Office of Student Support & Accountability
The Office of Student Support & Accountability supports student success by ensuring a civil and inclusive learning environment based on academic and personal integrity. All community members have a responsibility for establishing, maintaining, and fostering a commitment to our shared values, ethical decision-making, and personal and collective excellence. The Dean of Students Office supports personal and community accountability and addresses conduct inconsistent with the Spartan Code of Honor with honesty, respect, and fairness.
- Spartan Life Student Handbook
The Spartan Life Student Handbook provides much of the essential information students need to optimize their Spartan experience, setting the standards that will promote an environment conducive to learning. The first part of the handbook includes the policies, regulations and guidelines developed to provide an atmosphere that furthers opportunities for intellectual and personal development while protecting individual freedoms. The second part of the guide comprises the rules, regulations, rights and responsibilities that have been established in the interest of all members of the University community.
- Spartan Spirit Shop
Spartan Spirit Shop is a part of the division of Student Life and Engagement at Michigan State University. We are MSU owned and operated, and exemplify the Michigan State University mantra of "DOSE" (Delivering Outstanding Spartan Experiences). There are six SHG Retail locations spread across MSU’s campus.
- Student Life & Engagement
The Division of Residential and Hospitality Services and the Division of Student Affairs and Services have joined into a single division called the Division of Student Life & Engagement. By combining MSU’s student-facing services, we will provide a transformational and world-class experience for students and guests, creating a more connected, immersive campus experience for all. Working together, we support the many diverse, unique identities of all our Spartans.
- Student Life & Engagement Leadership
The Division of Student Life & Engagement supports the sustainability mission of Michigan State University (MSU) and is focused on increasing awareness and driving behavior change with the ultimate goals of reducing greenhouse emissions, reducing energy consumption and conserving water through innovative and balanced strategies that support stewardship, fiscal responsibility and partnership.
Diversity and Inclusion
- MOSAIC: The Multicultural Unity Center
We believe building a more just campus, community and world for tomorrow, begins with our beliefs and behaviors today. We seek to challenge a status quo that normalizes artificial social hierarchies, in order to inform the making of a true multiracial democracy. We envision a campus, community and nation where racial justice and unity are valued and practiced on a daily basis.
- Office of Cultural & Academic Transitions
The Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions (OCAT) constructs supportive cultural, social and educational communities that actively involve students in learning. OCAT supports individual students in their navigation of cross-cultural encounters, and in their own understanding, exploration and development of cultural identity. Student-to-student interaction is the key to benefiting from diversity, and OCAT strives to bring together individuals as well as groups of students from diverse racial, ethnic, international, and domestic backgrounds for meaningful interactions. In part, OCAT accomplishes this mission by building critical alliances with peoples, programs, and ideas throughout the university. Additionally, OCAT helps students to better understand themselves and others through cultural, social, and academic activities.
- Student Parent Resource Center
Our mission is to provide support, resources, and campus and community connections for all MSU student parents through graduation and beyond. We work by helping non-traditional students achieve their goals, creating two-generation success, and establishing long-term connections with the University.
- Student Veterans Resource Center
The Student Veterans Resource Center is dedicated to promoting the educational, career, and personal advancement of service members, veterans, and their families at Michigan State University.
- The Gender and Sexuality Campus Center
The Gender and Sexuality Campus Center is a student-centered campus resource that works to celebrate, affirm, and empower LGBTQIA2S+ members of the Michigan State University community. Through education, engagement, advocacy, and student support, we work to create an inclusive campus culture for people of all genders and sexual identities. We provide intersectional educational and social programming and collaborate with student leaders and campus partners to build community and increase a sense of belonging.
- Women*s Student Services
Women*s Student Services (established in July, 2019) at Michigan State University provides a variety of student programs and services, including programs and workshops that are focused on leadership and mentoring, activism, and campus engagement. We, along with all of Student Affairs & Services, are currently working remotely. We are available to meet virtually via Zoom. Once we return to on-campus operations, please visit our office in 101 Student Services Building and we can put you in touch with specialized support programs and community resources, both on- and off-campus.