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Sign up for on-campus housing 2017-18 On-campus housing sign-up for the 2017-18 academic year will begin online Oct. 24, 2016. Luckily, you don’t have to make rushed plans in order to get the so-called “best place” next year. Take some time to...
1,250 Gallons of Ruined MSU Mayo Have you ever wondered what 1,250 gallons of mayonnaise looked like in a dumpster? Yeah, neither did I. However, because of one ruined shipment of mayo I would soon learn. On December 2nd 500 2.5-gallon containers of...
WELCOME! We're happy to have you on campus and starting your brand new adventure. Every year we get hundreds of new students who start their journey during spring semester. To help you out we've prepared the resources below. Please take some time to...
"Darkness cannot drive out darkness; only light can do that. Hate cannot drive out hate; only love can do that." - Martin Luther King Jr.  Over 50,000 students attend Michigan State University. Each with their own story, their own dreams, goals,...
Last semester you may have seen the posters and images around campus encouraging you to sign up for a chance to win an Apple Watch. We wanted students to share their reasons for living on campus and the experiences they've had to date. We chose one...
CAMPUS CALLED, YOU ANSWERED. Want to win an Apple Watch? Share your story with Live On, and you could! This year, several exceptional students have helped us spread the word about on-campus housing sign-up. We want you to join them! Submit your...
Thanksgiving Break Housing and Dining Beginning November 23 through November 27, campus housing and dining services will be altered due to the Thanksgiving Holiday. Students will need to use their MSU ID to access residence halls through the main...
Dear on-campus residents, Where has the semester gone? Nearly ten weeks are already in the books. Our Residential and Hospitality Services team hopes that you have found – and helped create – a sense of community on your residence hall floor and...
  Above: 1855 Place family housing living room                   Below: 1855 Place townhouse living room YOUR NEW SPACE AWAITS Leases for 1855 Place, MSU’s brand new student apartment community, are now available for the 2017-18 academic year....
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We have good news for our fitness-focused Spartans! Memberships are now available for the new Wonderbodies fitness facility! Wonderbodies, located in Wonders Hall, features a variety of exercise options, including: Free Motion selectorized strength...
1855 Place
At its Sept. 8 meeting, the Michigan State University Board of Trustees adopted apartment rates for the 2017-18 academic year for University Village Apartments and the newly constructed 1855 Place. Academic year 2017-18 will be the first year of...
On the evening of Sept. 3, a tweet was sent from the MSU Live On Twitter account that does not represent our brand or our values. It was mistakingly sent by a student team member who improperly switched accounts. We have taken down the tweet,...
With more high school and transfer students wanting to become Spartans and students returning to live on campus beyond their freshman year, a small number of students in each MSU Neighborhood may be temporarily assigned to transitional housing for...
Once you cross the stage at graduation and receive your diploma, it officially becomes the last summer before your new Spartan life begins. Of course you'll need to pack and attend AOP, but there are some other things that you should have on your to...
Spartans,  We've made it easier for you to connect with your residence hall neighbors via social media. Instead of hounding the Neighborhood hashtags looking for your future suitemate, why not join your residence hall Facebook group. Not only will...
Summer housing sign-up will begin in April for students enrolled in summer classes (first session, second session or both). Choose from Rather or Owen Hall for your summer session(s). The summer housing application fee is $40 and is waived for...
Spartans, now that you're all settled into campus, it's important to get to know your on-campus resources. The list below, along with many other campus resources, will help you make the most of each day leading up to graduation.  Engagement Centers...
Neighborhood Housing Specialists from the Housing Assignments Office have been relocated to offices within the MSU Neighborhoods. This move is part of an effort to provide enhanced customer service for residents, with easier access to Housing...
June 17, 2015 This afternoon the MSU Board of Trustees granted RHS, Intercollegiate Athletics, MSU Police, and Infrastructure Planning and Facilities permission to proceed with the State Police Post Redevelopment. Formerly referred to as Spartan...
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Working on Campus Spartans, we know you will be hard at work this fall studying and working on class projects so you can make the grade. Statistics show that working on campus can help you reach your academic goals. Students who work on campus at...
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Staying connected with all that goes on here at MSU can be a challenge but don’t worry there is an easier way! There are a ton of social media accounts that can provide you with all things MSU! For example, each year there is a new Facebook page...
With more high school and transfer students wanting to become Spartans and students returning to live on campus beyond their freshman year, a small number of students in each MSU Neighborhood may be temporarily assigned to transitional housing for...
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Summer housing is available on campus for students taking summer classes during first session (May 12- June 26), second session (June 30-August 14) or both summer sessions! Beginning March 24, students can sign up to live in Bailey and Owen halls...
It’s no myth that Michigan State University is a huge place. It’s easy to get lost in it- (literally and metaphorically). That’s why it’s great to find your place here, and have a network to rely on. One of the best ways to create that is by joining...
Engagement Center Study Room
Start your semester off on the right foot with some help from the MSU Engagement Centers. Located in every neighborhood, engagement centers provide the academic, health and wellness, and intercultural support needed for a successful journey at MSU....

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