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The 988 Suicide & Crisis 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 in the United States. We’re committed to improving crisis services and advancing suicide prevention by empowering individuals, advancing professional best practices, and building awareness.

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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.

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2022 Fall CAPS Resources 

If you are in crisis, please call 911 or go to the nearest emergency room. CAPS crisis services are also available 24/7. Call (517) 355-8270 and press “1” at the prompt to speak with a crisis counselor.
 
CAPS Connect

CAPS Connect provides a place to talk about concerns during free, confidential 10- to 15-minute consultations. You can have someone listen to you and offer support, or you might prefer to receive expert suggestions about solutions and resources.

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FALL 2022 Information
To schedule your pre-group interview, visit caps.msu.edu/schedule.
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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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. https://olin.msu.edu/services/index.html

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.

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 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.

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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.

Programs at Center for Survivors 

We are honored to provide a wide array of services to survivors of sexual assault and the community. We believe in the dignity and worth of all survivors and strive to provide trauma-informed, survivor centered, and culturally competent services to all survivors of sexual assault. We understand that healing can come in many forms and are hopeful that you will find a service at the Center that helps you on the healing journey.

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 Together We Will

Visit MSU’s Together We Will website for comprehensive information on COVID-19. Find vaccine/booster information, testing and resources – all the very latest for campus, local and national.

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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.