Academic & Research Support


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If you observe a violation of university guidance around COVID-19 measures (such as having too many students in the lab at the same time), please talk to your PI/Supervisor or graduate program director.  If you don’t feel comfortable doing that, there are options available for reporting.

  • MSU’s Misconduct Hotline, 800-763-0764 or
    MSU has implemented a telephone and web reporting Hotline to help maintain adherence to ethical practices. The purpose of the Hotline is to provide an anonymous method to report known or suspected misconduct.
  • Office of the University Ombudsperson, 517-353-8830, ombud@msu.edu
    This office offers a space to collect concerns confidentially and address it from a systemic perspective where possible and a touchpoint for individuals to reconnect with later on as well if retaliation becomes a concern.
  • The Graduate School, 517-353-3220, gradschool@grd.msu.edu
    We provide a listening ear and advice to foster students’ growth and well-being throughout their education.
MSU Libraries

MSU Libraries offer a collection of books, e-books and films available to students and faculty. The MSU Library additionally offers poster printing.

digital news access

Through MSU Libraries, all MSU students are able to access digital newspaper content, including The Wall Street Journal, The Washington Post, The New York Times, and more. There are two databases that post the newspapers daily: Factiva and U.S. Newsstream through Proquest. You can also view the historical issues in a few different archives:

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MSU Distance Learning Services

MSU Library Distance Learning Services is designed to meet the research and information needs of student and faculty in off-campus or on-line courses, and faculty/staff in MSU off-campus units.

Distance Learning – 24/7 Support

Phone Support: (800) 500-1554

Email Support:

Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching and Learning (CIRTL)

The Center for the Integration of Research, Teaching, and Learning, or CIRTL ( is a network of 21 universities across the United States advancing STEM undergraduate education by helping to prepare future STEM faculty in the use and assessment of evidence-based instruction.

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Funding Resources at the Graduate School and Financial Aid

Institutionally limited funding programs and fellowships are available for graduate students and are managed by the Graduate School.  Please contact them directly for more information: 517-353-3220 or visit

COGS also offers conference and professional development awards, as well as GSO Event Funding.  Please visit for more information.

Office of Financial Aid – Graduate Student Aid:

Financial Aid Contacts for Graduate Students

Financial Aid Email Addresses

Attention Graduate Students: Office of Financial Aid has a new office email address for graduate students This graduate email was created specifically for graduate/doctoral students in non-law and non-medical programs.

Information specific for Graduate Students:

Information specific for Teaching Internships:

Information specific for Executive MBA / Supply Chain Management:

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MSU Office of the Registrar: Online and Off-Campus Programs

Michigan State University, located in East Lansing, Michigan (USA) provides students with learning opportunities that extend beyond its East Lansing campus. Select academic programs are offered partially or totally online while others may be completed at off-campus locations across the state of Michigan.

Academic Advancement Network

The Academic Advancement Network (AAN) supports our colleagues as they develop productive careers reflective of their individual aspirations and helps them understand how those aspirations contribute to institutional priorities.

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In concert with the Provost, the Office of the Senior Vice President for Research and Innovation is responsible for recruiting outstanding faculty through MSU’s Global Impact Initiative, and maintaining synergy between research and creative scholarship and the education of graduate students through The Graduate School.

Data Request

Need to  reach MSU Students/faculty/staff for a research project or survey?  A Data Request through the Office of the Registrar can help reach your audience.  Email; Phone 517-355-3300

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The College Copy Center is now officially called the College Service Center. Our normal hours of operation are 8:00AM until 5:00PM, Monday through Friday.