Skip navigation links


Spartan excellence and our will to make a difference are making a better tomorrow for all. We’re driving discoveries, educating the next generation of leaders and partnering with communities to create healthier, more sustainable futures for Michigan and the world.


Campus updates

MSU is well-positioned to resume in-person classes Monday, Jan. 31, as planned. Learn moreThe Ingham County Health Department and MSU are partnering to provide the COVID-19 vaccine, including booster doses, to the MSU and greater East Lansing community. Read the full storyLearn more about all COVID-19 and campus precautions on the Together We Will website.

Excellence for impact

Opening doors to discovery

The Facility for Rare Isotope Beams at Michigan State University is the preeminent user facility of its type in the world. Its impact will be felt worldwide by the science community and the public.


Latest news

MSU economist nominated for Federal Reserve board

MSU economist and professor Lisa D. Cook has been nominated by President Joe Biden to the Board of Governors of the Federal Reserve System. If confirmed, Cook will be the first Black woman to serve on the on board in its 108-year history.

Read more

What masks protect against omicron?

As we begin to learn more about the omicron variant, there are concerns regarding the best ways to stay safe against this new threat. Peter Gulick, professor of medicine and infectious disease expert, answers questions about the best ways for Spartans to protect themselves against the variant.

Read more

Pushing the frontiers of quantum science

MSU has joined Purdue University and the University of Michigan to form a Midwest-based alliance that will push the frontiers of quantum science and engineering research, education and training. The Midwest Quantum Collaboratory, or MQC, will foster new cutting-edge projects across the universities.

Read more

Important info

Get vaccinated

Making sure this school year is a healthy and safe one takes the entire MSU community working together. All students, staff and faculty members are required to be vaccinated. By getting a COVID-19 vaccine, Spartans can protect themselves, each other and our communities. We are all in this together and, together, we will keep campus safe.


Do your part and get your vaccine now.

Find out how


Dec. 17, 2021

The year in photos: 2021


MSU programs ranked in the top 25 nationally


Placement rate for recent graduates

Culture of Support

Know more. Do more. Support more.

Learn how

Future Spartans, we're here for you.

Application status

Have you already applied to be a Spartan? See where you stand in the admissions process and keep it moving forward.

Go to your account

Request information

Want to find out more about what life is like as a Spartan? We have the most up-to-date information you need on your journey to become a Spartan and join the MSU community. We're always happy to help! 

Contact us

Take a virtual tour

Welcome to the home of generations of Spartans. Until we can meet in person, take some time to virtually explore the beautiful, legendary MSU campus and learn more about iconic points of interest. It will already start to feel like home. 


Campus Initiatives

Strategic Plan: MSU 2030

MSU used an inclusive and comprehensive strategic planning process to create a shared vision for the future and a common set of principles and values to guide our work.

Learn more

Diversity, Equity and Inclusion Plan

To recognize the importance of diversity, equity and inclusion as a foundation for university, MSU is using a comprehensive DEI planning process focusing on those values and working in collaboration with the overall strategic planning process.

Read more

Relationship Violence and Sexual Misconduct Plan

The RVSM Strategic Plan stems from work by leading researchers and experts in the field to develop a plan for survivor services, prevention efforts, and climate and culture change initiatives.

Learn more


Conversations with leaders

Check out the first installment in a series of podcasts with President Samuel L. Stanley Jr., MD., and other MSU leaders who are advancing implementation of the university’s strategic plan.