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 and provides career advising, interest assessments, workshops and networking resources throughout its many locations.  In addition, the Network offers opportunities to connect directly with employers for full-time jobs and internships through career fairs, on-campus interviews, company visits and networking events.  Students may access most services, including postings for part-time, internship, and entry-level jobs, using the Handshake system. For more information, visit or contact us at or 1-517-355-9510.

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 centers are available to the children of Michigan State University students and faculty. The Michigan State University Child Development Laboratories has two locations, one in East Lansing at 325 W. Grand River Avenue offering full day care for children ages birth through 5 years, and a second site in Haslett at the Wilkshire Early Childhood Center offering half day programming, Monday through Thursday.  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 provides advocacy, shelter, counseling, support groups, safety planning, information and referrals to survivors of relationship violence and stalking. Educational scholarships are available to currently enrolled MSU students whose academic pursuits have been affected by intimate partner violence. All support services are free and confidential. MSU Safe Place serves students, faculty, staff, and their partners. We serve non-MSU affiliated community members when shelter space and staffing levels allow. We also provide consultation for anyone seeking to support the survivors in their lives. Volunteer and internship opportunities are available. For more information, call 1-517-355-1100, email, or visit

University Ombudsperson

The University Ombudsperson is an independent, neutral, informal and independent resource where students may discuss concerns related to the university, as well understand their rights and responsibilities. Visit Phone 1-517- 353-8830 or e-mail

Department of Police and Public Safety

The MSU Police Department serves the community by providing a safe environment for students, faculty, staff, and visitors to live, learn, and work. Services include police patrol, responding to calls for service, criminal investigations, special event security, emergency management, access control, and parking services. 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,, or 1-517-353-5210.