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


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Learn more about COVID-19 and campus precautions on the Together We Will website.

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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.


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Latest news

Leading global COVID-19 wastewater monitoring

MSU is helping develop the Wastewater SARS Public Health Environmental Response, a global center for data and public health use cases on SARS-CoV-2 in wastewater. This online data repository and global map is now open for access and sharing across the globe.

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Building greener vehicles from plants

Spartan engineers and Ford Motor Co. are creating new polymers and composites for the automotive industry using sustainable materials from nature.

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MSU global ranking continues to climb upward

The 2022 Times Higher Education World University Rankings placed Michigan State in the top 6% of global universities – and No. 35 among U.S. institutions.

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Powerful partnership

Henry Ford Health, MSU advance health care, unveil new brand

Henry Ford Health, one of the nation’s leading integrated health systems providing innovative, quality care for more than 100 years, and Michigan State University, one of the world’s leading research universities focused on advancing the common good for more than 160 years, are joining forces to transform health care. 

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Sept. 20, 2021

The week in photos: September 13–19, 2021


MSU programs ranked in the top 25 nationally

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

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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! 

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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.

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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.

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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.

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