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What is URPSA?

The Urban and Regional Planning Student Association (URPSA) is a Michigan State University (MSU) organization composed of undergraduate and graduate students who are students of the Urban and Regional Planning Program or share an interest in the field. The group strives to partake in a variety of educational, social, professional development, and community service activities, most of which center around city planning and community development. The success of the organization will increase the social capital of the program, creating relationships among students and enhancing the knowledge that students have of planning issues and opportunities available.

What do we do?

Bi-Weekly Meetings and Monthly Social Activities

Social: Hayride, Camping, Cocktail Party, Bar Crawl, Movie Nights
Professional Development: Job Shadow, Planning Professionals and Alumni Speakers, Networking
Community Service: Saginaw Street Clean-Up, Into the Streets, etc.
Educational: APA National Conference, MAP Annual Conference, MAP Student Conference

How do I get involved?

Attend Meetings - Every other Wednesday at 7pm, 209 Human Ecology
Attend Events - Check out the Calendar page for more information
Join a Committee - Fundraising, Event Planning, Marketing, Conference, Newsletter & Website
Become an E-Board Member - Elections held in December of every year

URPSA Angel Page
Visit our Angel group for up-to-date information on the happenings of URPSA.

Urban and Regional Planning Student Association 2008


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APA Opening Reception in Las Vegas

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Westside Alliance “Clean Sweep” in Lansing