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May 2022 Action Items and Resources for Students

The following email was sent to all MSU undergraduates and contains action items and resources. It is reposted here for your convenience. This online version is updated for accuracy.

Dear Spartans,

Congratulations! Whether you’re done with classes until fall or pursuing your studies this summer, you’ve earned a well-deserved break! There are plenty of opportunities on campus to relax, play sports, meet friends, create art, work on your job prospects and more. You’ll find the information below arranged by categories vital to your success.


1) Take care of yourself and others.

  • Stay up to date on the latest COVID-19 mandates by visiting our Together We Will website.
  • Final exams stressing you out? Check out our list of stress-busting wellbeing and mental health resources.
  • If you need professional help moving or storing your belongings this summer, Two Men and a Truck have partnered with MSU and specialize in campus moving and storage services.


2) Engage in your academic experience.

  • Commencements for spring semester are May 6-8.  
  • Summer session one and summer full session classes begin May 16.
  • Summer session two classes begin July 5.
  • The university is closed Monday, May 30 for Memorial Day.
  • Click here to enter a drawing for a $75 gift card, just for reading this email.*
  • Spring 2022 grades will be available when classes are graded at  The deadline for grades to be submitted is 4:00 p.m. on Tuesday, May 10.


3) Find your way and make connections.

  • Check out the wide variety of IM Sports activities available, including basketball, golf, soccer, badminton and so much more.
  • The Career Services Network can help you find summer opportunities or full time jobs! The Career Services Network offers virtual career advising throughout the summer. Sign up in at the Career Center tab in your Handshake account.


4) Get involved outside the classroom.

  • The MSU Sailing Center at Lake Lansing opens for the season May 6. Take a break and spend some time on the water. Canoe, kayak and stand-up paddle board rentals are available. Learn more at Recreational Sports and Fitness Services’ Sailing Center webpage.
  • Yoga classes are available through Recreational Sports and Fitness Services in IM Buildings and in several Neighborhood sites across campus. Yoga is a great way to care for yourself and can help with stress management.


5) Connect with important resources.

  • Dining halls close Friday, May 6 at 3:30 p.m., and residence halls close at 8 p.m. for spring semester. Review important move-out reminders.
  • Students taking summer session courses can request on-campus summer housing. Learn more.
  • Students staying in East Lansing this summer should review the College Life East Lansing guide for helpful resources on how to be a great community member.
  • You can find all sorts of free training from MSU IT for technology like Zoom, Microsoft Teams, OneNote and more at


6) Billing and financial aid.

  • Bills for summer courses are due May 12.


If you have any questions about anything related to MSU, please email

Thank you for your academic efforts, your help in keeping campus safe, and for reading this email. We hope you have a wonderful May.



Vennie Gore
Senior Vice President for Student Life & Engagement

Mark Largent
Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education and Dean of Undergraduate Studies