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Where to Go for HelpStudents work with a staff member at Michigan State University.


With MSU Neighborhoods, students have an opportunity to realize their full potential through a wide range of programs, activities, and support services.

Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS)

MSU Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS) seeks connect students with the most appropriate and available care and services that optimize their health, well-being and success.

Student Health & Wellness

The health and wellness resource of choice for the MSU student community.

Withdrawal for Medical Reasons

A student may voluntarily withdraw from the University for any reason through the middle of the term of instruction.

Office of the University Ombudsperson

The University Ombudsperson is a senior faculty member appointed by the President to assist students in resolving conflicts or disputes within the university.

Spartan Life

Learn about your rights and responsibilities as a student.

MSU Testing Center

The MSU Testing Center administers and/or proctors exams for MSU faculty and students ranging from in class exams, makeup exams, exams for online courses, placement exams, foreign language assessment exams, GRE, GMAT, and LSAT examinations.


We encourage our students to become more proactive in seeking our advice on matters relating to their college career. Not only do we assist with academic issues, we prevent academic mishaps and ensure a smooth transition to and throughout college life.

Writing Center

The Writing Center at Michigan State University provides one-on-one and group writing consultations, various writing-specific workshops, as well as writing groups for graduate students and faculty. We have locations across MSU’s campus.

Career Services Network

Whether you are interested in selecting the right major, exploring career options, looking for a part-time job or internship, or preparing for an interview, our team is here to help you.