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Winter Weather Safety

Whether you are a lifelong Michigander or this is your first winter with us, we wanted to share some important winter information with you. Please review the following and pay attention to weather forecasts, current temperature, emergency alerts, and dress appropriately.
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Become a student tour guide. Application deadline is October 31!

Become a Student Tour Guide!

Do you have a passion for Michigan State University? Are you interested in sharing that passion with the greater Spartan community? If so, we encourage you to consider becoming an MSU Tour Guide! We're on the lookout for a diverse group of Spartans who are enthusiastic about showcasing their experiences and perspectives as ambassadors of our campus community to our tour guests.
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Throughout every building on Michigan State’s campus, students can find labeled recycling bins for all paper, plastic, metal, and glass materials. These bins are located in each building for students' convenience and to encourage recycling whenever possible.
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Join the Welcome Team!

We want YOU to join the 2024Fall Welcome Team! By volunteering for the Welcome Team, you not only get the chance to move in early but also have the opportunity to meet new people and make meaningful connections!  Joining the Welcome Team is a great opportunity that not only expands your Spartan experience but enriches others as well! As a part of the Welcome Team, you'll greet new and returning Spartans as they move in to campus. Check out some of the benefits of joining the team:
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pack up. pitch in. donate your unwanted items! Nonperishable food will be collected at the Service Centers.

Pack Up. Pitch In.

Pitch in and donate!  Spartans, we want your unwanted items and nonperishable food items. You can donate household goods, clothing, shoes, books, bikes, electronics, furniture, and food. 
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Menstrual products are a basic health necessity and the lack of access to products can take a toll on the physical health, mental health, and education of university students. MSU recognizes this need and is pleased to help create an equitable environment for all students to feel empowered about their bodies and manage menstrual hygiene safely and with dignity.
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Xfinity On Campus Services Now at MSU!

MSU Student Life and Engagement and MSU Information Technology are pleased to announce that on-campus residents now have access to Xfinity On Campus services! In addition to the cable service we’ve provided for a number of years, Xfinity on Campus offers live TV, Xfinity on Demand and Cloud DVR.
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University Apartment Move-In

We are looking forward to welcoming you to University Apartments for the 2024-25 academic year! Here you will find the most up to date information pertaining to your move to Michigan State this August!
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Welcome Home, Spartans

New Student Communications

Welcome to Michigan State University! We are eagerly awaiting your arrival to campus this fall and are here to support you every step of the way. Here you will find the emails sent to incoming new and transfer residents.
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On-Campus Health and Safety

Being a part of the MSU community means we all must take personal responsibility in order to protect the health and safety of ourselves and one other. Live On has worked diligently with university partners to ensure campus is safe for all who visit or reside here
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New Student Webinar

New Student Virtual Engagement Opportunities

You have questions and we have answers! Join Live On and Eat at State for one of our upcoming webinars as we walk you through all you need to now about living and eating on campus!
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Sustainability at MSU

Why Spartans Recycle

Throughout every building on Michigan State’s campus, students can find labeled recycling bins for all paper, plastic, metal and glass materials. These bins are located in each building for student convenience and to encourage recycling whenever possible. Recycling practices throughout campus support Michigan State University’s vision of individual responsibility for driving innovative change to reduce impact and build a campus that sustains future generations of Spartans.
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Decorated Residence Room

Decorating Your Room — Spartan Style!

Moving to college and starting a new life away from home is a thrilling experience. It’s also when you get the chance to design your “home away from home.” Your new room is a blank canvas that calls for wall posters, string lights, Polaroid photos, polka dot bedding and other room decorating items that will define your college years at MSU. Feel free to be creative; this is your Spartan space!
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Getting Involved

It’s no myth that Michigan State University is a huge place. That’s why it’s a great idea to find your place here and have a network to rely on. One of the best ways to create that is by joining a club or organization here on campus, and you can do this without needing to leave your neighborhood!
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Make the Most of Your On-campus Resources

Spartans, a host of on-campus resources are available to to make you feel comfortable in your new home and to make your MSU journey the best it can be — from the moment you first step into your first year to the day you leave the banks of the Red Cedar with a diploma in hand.
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