Michigan State University

Apartments at Michigan State University

MSU apartments provide students with the convenience of on-campus life and the comfort and independence of a home. 1855 Place and University Village are university-operated apartment complexes where residents can enjoy a safe environment, proximity to campus and fully furnished spaces. These apartments are the perfect fit for students who want an off-campus experience but love the benefits of on-campus living. 1855 Place also provides family housing for students’ loved ones while attending MSU. These maintenance-free apartments are exactly what students that love the bustling MSU community are looking for!

Apartment Features

University Village and the newly developed 1855 Place are perfect for students searching for more independence while remaining connected to on-campus living. These apartments are steps away from campus resources and buildings while also offering numerous on-site amenities. Residents can enjoy a cup of Starbucks coffee or grab a bite to eat at the Sparty’s Market in 1855 Place before heading out to class.


Residence Hall Apartments 

Akers, Case, Holden, Mason/Abbot, Campbell, Gilchrist, Williams and Yakeley halls offer one-bedroom or studio apartments that house one or two people and include a full bathroom with tub and kitchen with a stove or stovetop. A dining plan is not required in these apartments. 

The majority of Residence Hall apartments will have a layout similar to the illustration below, however, some may vary in the North halls. 



The newly developed 1855 Place is perfect for students who want to be moments away from campus resources, classes and the Spartan community. With options from one, two or four-bedroom contemporary spaces, there is a perfect apartment for everyone. From students wanting to live alone, with their best friends or with family, residents can enjoy amenities like on-suite laundry, on-site parking, spacious rooms and a Starbucks and Sparty’s Market in the same building!

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1855 Place
University Village


University Village is made up of four-bedroom apartments available to students of sophomore status or higher. Residents are located across the street from campus life, award-winning dining services, the Breslin Center and much more. University Village is the perfect choice for the on-the-go student who wants to live with their best friends while enjoying the independence of a home and proximity to classes and campus resources.

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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.

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1855 Place Family Housing