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Michigan State University Community Compact

The MSU Community Compact outlines expectations for individual actions while on MSU properties and applies to students, faculty, staff, alumni, contractors, vendors and visitors. 

Wi-Fi

This MSU campus map identifies outdoor Wi-Fi access areas. Some campus buildings with Wi-Fi also continue to be open, including Student Services Building open during regular building hours and the MSU Union. (Check websites for hours).

Please be mindful of maintaining social distancing when using these spaces.

The Connected Nation Michigan (CNMI) public Wi-Fi map includes self-reported public Wi-Fi locations provided by entities and individuals. Similar maps from Connected Nation are available for the following states:

For students near a college campus other than MSU, you may be able to use your MSU credentials to access Wi-Fi via Eduroam – a world-wide roaming access service developed for the international research and education community. Visit https://www.eduroam.org/where/ to find a map of global locations and learn how to use this resource.

When using public Wi-Fi, ensure the location is safe and you can maintain social distancing.

MSU Leadership Answers Parents Questions

Questions answered by MSU leadership during the April 23, 2020, Parents Office Hour are available on our Parents Resource Center website. 

The Office of the VP for Student Affairs and Services (SSB 150) remains open from 8 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday, and the Student Services Building is open during the regularly scheduled hours. If you need assistance or for more information, call 517-355-7535 or email studentaffairs@msu.edu.

  • Laptops are available in the conference room for student use. Social distancing will be observed.
  • Students may access Wi-Fi throughout the building while observing social distancing.

 Tea with Dr. Maybank

Like to have tea with Dr. Denise Maybank, vice president, and associate provost for SAS? She continues to hold tea times with students and staff, but now they are virtual. Feel free to schedule your tea time by emailing Cathy Fitzpatrick. Now the expectation is that you have a cup of tea during this time. You may be sharing your tea in a separate location than Dr. Maybank, but you will receive the same engaged listening, conversation, and needed assistance. Tea times are 30 minutes and can be held via Zoom or phone.

Career Services

All offices are open virtually during regular business hours.

  • Call 517-355-9510 or email careerservices@csp.msu.edu.
  • A new Virtual Career Center provides students access to key resources.
  • Career advising appointments continue to be scheduled through Handshake. Students may provide a phone number for meetings and submit documents electronically for review.
  • Continue to check Handshake for internships and full-time positions.
  • Teacher and Administrator Recruitment Fair – originally scheduled for April 20 has been rescheduled as a virtual Teacher and Administrator Recruitment Fair 9 a.m.-5 p.m.,  Monday, May 11. For more information, visit the Career Services Network and the Teacher Career Fair wepage.

Center for Community Engaged Learning

  • The office is open virtually during regular business hours.
  • Call 517-353-4400 or email communityengagedlearning@vspas.msu.edu.
    • Video and phone meetings are available.
  • While in-person volunteering cannot take place during this time, virtual opportunities are available, including assisting in research projects, transcribing documents for the Smithsonian and writing letters. Learn about these and other opportunities at the CCEL website.
    • Students may continue to log hours in the MSU Civic Life App to become eligible for the Spartan Volunteer Services Award.

Community Liaison

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-432-7527 or email hingwesu@msu.edu. 

Fraternity and Sorority Life (FSL)

LBGT Resource Center

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Contact staff at:
  • A staff member is on call each day and available to come to campus in the event of an emergency.
  • Appointments can be made by students in need of in-person support.
  • Weekly Zoom office hours are being held. Contact staff for details.
  • For more information, visit https://lbgtrc.msu.edu/coronavirus/.

Office of Cultural and Academic Transitions (OCAT)

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-353-7745 or email ocat@msu.edu.

Mosaic 

  • To reach staff, call 517-432-7153.

 Recreational Sports and Intramural Services

As you know, all Intramural facilities have been temporarily closed, including IM Sports West, East, Circle and Demonstration Hall.

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-355-5257 or email fittroma@msu.edu.

 We want to help you continue exercising. Try our Virtual Group Ex that includes:

  • Fitness On Demand FLEX. You must request via email to enroll in the program. More information is available here under Fitness On Demand.
  • Group Ex classes via Zoom.
  • To learn more about virtual exercise, visit our Virtual Group Ex page for details, a calendar and other information.

 Student Governing Groups

Associated Students of Michigan State University (ASMSU)

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-355-8266 or email info@asmsu.msu.edu.

 Council of Graduate Students (COGS)

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-353-9189 or email office@cogs.msu.edu.

MSU Residence Halls Association (RHA)

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-355-8285 or email: president@rha.msu.edu
  • @MSURHA for Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.

Student Parent Resource Center

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-432-3745 or email sprc@msu.edu.
  • Student parents may contact the office to discuss needs.
  • Student parents may attend a daily Zoom check-in at 2 p.m. via this Zoom link: https://msu.zoom.us/j/124228712.

 Student Veterans Resource Center (SVRC)

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-884-5973 or email foryste3@msu.edu.

 WDBM Impact 89 FM

  • Impact 89FM remains broadcasting music and important announcements at 88.9 FM in the Greater Lansing area and online at impact89fm.org.
  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Call 517-884-8901 or email jwhiting@msu.edu.

 Women*s Student Services

  • The office is open virtually during normal business hours.
  • Schedule an appointment with Dr. Heather Shea, WSS director, at https://hshea.youcanbook.me.
  • Dr. Shea is hosting public/open Zoom office hours at 12 p.m. Tuesdays, 2 p.m. Wednesdays and 10:30 a.m. Thursdays. Join using this link.

MSU Student Food Bank

  • The Food Bank is open by appointments only. Students may visit one time per week. Visit the MSU Student Food Bank Distribution Schedule page for more information.
  • Email Foodbank@msu.edu.

 

Messages

Read messages sent from Student Affairs and Services in regards to COVID-19

SAS COVID-19 Update Summer Semester 5/19/20

SAS COVID-19 Update 4/24/20

SOS COVID-19 Fund Application Update 4/17/20

SOS COVID-19 Fund and Application 4/13/20

SAS COVID-19 Update 4/6/20

SAS COVID-19 Update 3/18/20

 

MSU Resources:

Find areas to access Wi-Fi while practicing social distancing with this campus map outdoor wireless connections.

To stay up to date on the novel coronavirus and MSU visit msu.edu/coronavirus.

Find resources and information for your continued success as a student at MSU at Keep Learning.

If you need medical assistance and are on campus or nearby, visit https://olin.msu.edu.

If you need assistance from Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS), visit https://caps.msu.edu.

 

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