College Specific Student Support Resources, Services, and Initiatives

Agriculture and Natural Resources

Getting Started at MSU:

Study and Test Tips:

Snacks for Success: Students who are experiencing Food Insecurity issues (during finals and at any time of the semester) are encouraged to reach out to Dorcia Chaison for coordination of support and assistance

The You Belong Here Initiative: Supports a culture where every member of the College of Ag and Nat Resources feels valued, supported, inspired

Registered Student Organizations/Clubs:

Construction Management Education and Research Laboratory is available for construction management students and the Student Builders and Contractor Association to use for ‘hands on’ construction activities. Lab equipment can be checked out and used for ‘out of lab’ work; contact Jennifer Knowles ( to schedule or coordinate check out:


Broad College of Business

Business Exploration Series:

Broad Collaborative Learning Sessions are hosted virtually in partnership with the Collaborative Learning Center

Multicultural Business Programs (MBP): Learn about virtual professional and career student support.

Suitable - Broad360 Student Engagement Platform — students newly admitted to the Broad College of Business earn badges as they complete activities related to major exploration and career networking; contact Dean Speier-Pero for details (

Broad Undergraduate Admissions Information Sessions:

Virtual Business Library Services include remote access to our extensive online collections as well as online reference and research support


Burgess Institute for Entrepreneurship and Innovation

The Burgess Institute offers support resources and services for both the Minor in Entrepreneurship & Innovation (open to all majors) as well as for students interested in Venture Creation and exploring business ideas. Contact Desireé Melfi Bozzo,, via


Communication Arts and Sciences

Street Teams are interdisciplinary groups of students that partner with local nonprofit organizations and assist them with media projects



Virtual Webinar Series – all students are welcome. Topics include: Surviving and Thriving with College Online, Effective Study Strategies for Online Courses, other College of Education major specific topics

Emergency Fund for students is available; contact Terah Chambers



Women in Engineering

Diversity Programs Office


Honors College

Fireside Chats: faculty partners offer individual events with special topics for groups of 10-15 first year students to ease the transition to our learning community

First Year Council: incoming first-year students meet weekly to complete leadership development

HC IMPACT is a service-learning program for incoming first-year Honors College students

Academic Scholars Program is designed for incoming first-year students with strong academic records who are seeking enriched academic opportunities in the first year of college

Honors Leadership Conference is a mini conference for first-year students; contact Bess German or Kristin Janka

Honors Giving Back Awards: The Honors College encourages students to reflect on and share their experiences working in their communities.

Student Organizations: To learn more about Honors College student organizations and activities, students should explore the group pages at

First Fridays: Monthly drop-in advising/social period hosted for first-year Academic Scholars Program (ASP) students and first-year first-generation Honors College (HC) students


James Madison

Through the Field Experience program, students move beyond the formal classroom to test and apply their abilities in professional settings

Virtual International Leadership Program:


Lyman Briggs

Undergraduate Learning Assistants (ULA) are peer mentors with experience navigating the complexities of university life. Students are encouraged to reach out to their ULA for help (if applicable) or for advice; contact: Dr. Isaac Record, Director of Experiential Learning, Lyman Briggs College,

Virtual Education Abroad and Away informational sessions



Listening and Support Information: resources that College of Music students faculty and staff may access

Musicians Wellness: Counseling and Psychiatric Services (CAPS) appointments at the MSU College of Music, the general maintenance of hearing, vocal and musculoskeletal health, and injury prevention.

Additional student support resources and services are available at: and College of Music website


Natural Science

Student Success Resources Webpage offers individual student success advising appointments. Contact: Sue Stoltzfus;

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Resources: includes information on student rights and responsibilities, university-wide support resources for students, and student organizations related to identify groups.

Biomedical Laboratory Diagnostics Program: on/off campus resources available to students, including free public Wi-Fi maps:; internship and research opportunities in Biomedical Laboratory Science

Online Override Request for courses with full enrollment

College of Natural Science Undergraduate Emergency Assistance Fund



List of Campus Resources: a team of College of Nursing advisors is ready to help students make the most of their academic and clinical experiences

ACCESS Program provides financial and educational support to motivated high school students who are admitted to MSU as a pre-nursing student.

Nurse Scholar Program gives high-achieving high school students the opportunity to earn conditional admission into the college straight out of high school.


Social Science

D2L Community for Human Capital & Society Students: information about the major & experiential learning, MSU resources, and career support information

Video Series: Global Urban Studies Program offers a video series that can be used while learning remotely


Veterinary Medicine

Financial Aid and Scholarships:

Veterinary Medicine House System promotes student success and builds community within the college: