Health and Wellness

Graduate Life & Wellness

The Office of Graduate Student Life and Wellness acts as a handbook to graduate student life and wellness at Michigan State University. Here you will find the tools, resources, and programs to not only help you succeed, but have a great experience overall.

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The MSU STUDENT PARENT RESOURCE CENTER offers a supportive environment to obtain information and resources for ALL student parents and their families on and off campus. Our staff combines expertise and experience in college course instruction, academic advising, and referrals to community resources for a variety of services.

Health4U

Health4U provides access to high quality, evidence informed, and culturally conscious health education by providing classes, coaching, counseling, and online services, as well as sharing health and wellness expertise.

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The Employee Assistance Program (EAP) is a confidential counseling service provided at no cost to MSU faculty, staff, retirees, graduate student employees, and their families.

Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities

The team of professionals at the RCPD assists students, employees and visitors with resources that create an environment of opportunity.

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The MSU Counseling and Psychiatric Center (CAPS) seeks to create and sustain a campus environment by aiding with identity development, community responsibility, health and wellness, multicultural awareness, social justice, and career development.

Safe Place

MSU Safe Place is a program that addresses relationship violence and stalking. We provide advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, safety planning, information and referrals to survivors of violence and their minor children.

Recreational Sports and Fitness Services

Our mission is to promote each participants learning experience by engaging the university community in healthy lifestyles through sport, fitness and recreational opportunities.

MSU Food Bank

MSU Food Bank – The MSU Student Food Bank is intended to provide supplemental food and other necessities for students and their families who are in need of this type of support.

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Olin Health Center
Olin Health Center is the primary health care facility for MSU students.  Olin Health Center is home to primary care, psychiatry, allergy/immunizations, sports medicine, and health education services.

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Health Insurance Coverage – The MSU Student Insurance Plan is available to all undergraduate and graduate students. The only students required by MSU to have health insurance are international, medical, and veterinary students.

The Listening Ear

Our volunteers are trained to deal with crises that include depression, suicide, loneliness, sexual assault, grief, and many others. We also provide referrals for services throughout the Lansing area.

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MSU Sexual Assault Program’s Crisis Intervention Team advocates provide essential crisis intervention, advocacy, and outreach services to Michigan State University (MSU) and to the greater Lansing community.

The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline is a national network of local crisis centers that provides free and confidential emotional support to people in suicidal crisis or emotional distress 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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See Michigan State University’s policy handbook on relationship violence and sexual assault. Michigan State University is committed to maintaining a learning and working environment for all students, faculty, and staff that is fair, humane, and responsible – an environment that supports career and educational advancement on the basis of job and academic performance.

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