1855 Place Family Housing

Family Housing at 1855 Place


Nestled just across the street from the Breslin Student Events Center and numerous campus resources, 1855 Place offers one and two-bedroom contemporary family apartments. Enjoy the many amenities of apartment-living in these newly developed spaces with on-site parking. Residents can also enjoy Sparty's Market for groceries and Starbucks in the same building! Designated green space, a playground and plenty of common outdoor areas offer the perfect setting for studying, picnicking or a quick game of catch with friends and family.

NOTICE: Unfortunately, we are not currently accepting new family housing applications. The application process will reopen in early fall, prior to family housing selection in October and November.

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Apartment Details

Leasing Information

550 S. Harrison Rd.
East Lansing, MI 48823


550 S. Harrison Road
East Lansing, MI 48823


  • WiFi and cable-equipped
  • Utilities (electric, gas, water, recycling, trash)
  • Air conditioning
  • Heating with thermostat (limited temperature control)
  • 24/7 on-site maintenance
  • Designated parking — as available (fees apply)
  • On-site fitness facility
  • Green space and playground 
  • Community service center
  • Living Room
    • Sectional or couch and chairs
    • Dining table and chairs OR breakfast bar with stools
    • Coffee table
    • End table
  • Kitchen
    • Washer/Dryer
    • Oven and range
    • Refrigerator
    • Dishwasher
    • Microwave
  • Master bedroom
    • Queen-sized bed
    • Nightstand
    • Dresser(s)
    • Desk
    • Desk chair
  • 2nd bedroom (two-bedroom apartment)
    • Twin bed(s) for all other residents
    • Nightstand
    • Dresser

Floor Plans

  • Family Housing Apartment

    Floor plan dimensions are approximate — room size and furniture dimensions can vary from room to room. 

    Two bedroom Floor plan

Family Housing at 1855 Place is designated for students enrolled in a degree-granting program who are:

  • Single students with dependent children and/or relatives;
  • Legally married, with or without dependent children and/or relatives, or;
  • Domestic partners, with or without dependent children and/or relatives.


Residents are required to register motor vehicles, mopeds and bicycles with MSU Police during the duration of their residence in MSU facilities. The cost of parking is not included in the rental rate.

Personal liability and property insurance

Michigan State University is not liable for the theft or loss of money, property or valuables, damages to any resident’s property or personal injury sustained in the apartments. Students are recommended to carry their own personal property insurance or determine whether property loss is covered by parents’ or guardians’ homeowner’s policy.

Community Information

Community Director

Paige Emerson



Facilities Manager

Charlie Thompson-Orsua

1855 Place Family Housing
Sparty's Market

Resident Information 

1855 Place Service Center 

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