Academic Programs Catalog

General Information, Policies, Procedures and Regulations

Other Services

Career Services Network

The Career Services Network assists students with career exploration, decision making, and job search strategies. Staff provide advising, assessments, workshops, networking resources, and on-campus interviews. In addition, the Career Services Network hosts 12 major career fairs each year. Students may access a wide range of part-time, internship, and entry-level job listings through the Handshake system. For more information, visit


Student Parent Resource Center

The Student Parent Resource Center (SPRC) coordinates information, resources, and University initiatives to support student-parents managing academics and family life. Students may contact the SPRC coordinator at 1-517-432-3745 or for information about programs and services, including child care, emergency backup child care, sick child care, student parent support, financial assistance, campus and community involvement opportunities, and other resource referrals. 


Early Childhood Units

Two early childhood units are available to the children of Michigan State University students: The Michigan State University Laboratory Preschool and the Family/Infant/Toddler Learning Program. These two programs are administered by the Department of Human Development and Family Studies in the College of Social Science.


MSU Safe Place

MSU Safe Place is a confidential relationship violence and stalking program on campus that offers counseling, support group, advocacy, referrals, and/or shelter for MSU students, staff, faculty, retirees, their partners and Greater Lansing community members. MSU Safe Place also provides community education and professional trainings for groups wanting to learn more about these issues. MSU Safe Place reflects the University's commitment to provide an environment that offers prevention and supportive interventions to address relationship violence and stalking. All services are free and confidential. Call (517) 355-1100, visit our Web site at or e-mail

United States Postal Service

The United States Postal Service operates a branch in the MSU Union. In addition to this branch, there is a self-service postal unit on the corner of Shaw Lane and Farm Lane.


University Ombudsperson

The University Ombudsperson  is an official to whom students may appeal regarding grievances involving faculty and administrators. Visit


Department of Police and Public Safety

The MSU Police Department handles all police and criminal matters on all MSU property and offers a variety of safety services to the university community. Visit for more information.


Office of Supportive Services

The Office of Supportive Services is a multifaceted, holistic, academic support unit that provides services for students who are first-generation, low income, and/or meet other participant criteria to be part of the TRIO Student Support Services Program. Visit