News and Happenings Archive

Photo of Wonderbodies fitness facility
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...
girls studying on grass during summer classes
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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MSU Live On is now on Tumblr! Follow our blog “Living On @ MSU: Our Students’ Experience” to see what living on campus is like from the perspective of your fellow Spartans. Our posts will include photos from events and day-to-day happenings around...
University Village Apartments
Good news for University Village residents! Free, unlimited laundry has been expanded to University Village Apartments! This new convenience is just one of the many perks that accompanies living on campus at Michigan State University. It is...
Sparty and Students at Fall Festival
Choosing where to live next year is a big decision. If you have not decided yet, there is still time for you to secure your on-campus home for next year. Whether you are looking for a room or suite in a residence hall, flexible housing which allows...
Finding Your Place at MSU
With thousands of students contributing to the hustle and bustle around East Lansing, the idea of finding companions at a university as large as MSU may seem daunting. Live On has come up with a list of ways you can meet new people and ease your...
Students enjoying the outdoors
The transition from high school to college can be a very exciting but nerve-wrecking experience. There is a lot to do, but as the rush of college life creeps up it’s easy to overlook the simple things. Here is a list to follow to guarantee you have...
Live On Street Team at Spring Break Rewind
Do you love living on? Do you consider yourself a dedicated Spartan? Are you eager to share your "Live On" experience with other students around campus? This could be the perfect opportunity for you! Residence Education and Housing Services is...
The Average Student Does 18 Loads of Laundry Each Semester
Students who live on campus in the residence halls at Michigan State University will enjoy a new amenity starting this summer — free, unlimited laundry in all on-campus residence halls. The department of Residence Education and Housing Services (...
Bailey GREENhouse
By Eric Anderson, Communications Assistant The Bailey GREENhouse will open to the community on Tuesday, October 30 with a celebration showcasing its home-grown herbs and greens, as well as the educational opportunities offered for Michigan State...
MSU's food truck: Eat At State On-The-Go
By Paige Bolen “Wow! That was good,” said PhD student Stefan Fletcher as he took the first bite of a smoked cheddar cheeseburger from MSU’s new food truck, Eat at State On-the Go. Many students like Fletcher, are becoming acquainted with Culinary...

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