Staff Development & Wellness 

The Staff Development & Wellness page is dedicated to enriching the work experience and lives of members of the CAL Community by connecting them to professional development opportunities and wellness resources.

Novel Cornona Virus Response 


Work Related Frequently Asked Questions

For information pertaining to:

  • Staffing (All University employees including Faculty, Executive Management, Academic Staff, Support Staff, Graduate Assistants, Temporary & On-Call employees)
  • Student Employees (excluding Graduate Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Exempt)
  • Compensation and Benefits

Latest Updates and FAQs

MSU is closely monitoring the outbreak of the novel coronavirus. Campus leaders are meeting daily to manage the university's response. A toll-free hotline has been set up at 888-353-1294 to answer questions from the campus community.

remote.msu.edu

Information found here will help the MSU community access resources that will enable a successful transition to remote teaching and working.  

Professional Development


Certificate Programs
There are three different Certificate Programs available for support staff members: Understanding Implicit Bias, Foundations of Student Employment Supervision, and Communicating the MSU Brand: Spartans Will.

Courses for Employees
A helpful guide about registering for courses provided by Michigan State University Human Resources.

elevateU
Free online training resources for MSU faculty and staff.

Lifelong Education
Information about enrolling in Lifelong Education courses.

Tuition Assistance
Information outlining the Tuition Assistance and Course Fee Courtesy Programs for MSU Employees.

Campus Resources


Campus Childcare
Childcare services available to MSU employees.

Counseling and Psychological Services
Counseling and Crisis Intervention resources available on Michigan State University's campus.

Community Housing Resources
Resources for finding off-campus and on-campus housing in the Greater Lansing Area.

Coalition of Racial/Ethnic Minorities (COREM)
A group that serves in an advisory and advocacy capacity on faculty and staff issues on campus.

Emotional Wellness
Articles related to emotional wellness, written by and for MSU employees.

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

Employee Discounts and Services
A list of discounts and services available to MSU Employees compiled by MSU Human Resources.

Food and Nutrition
Articles related to healthful eating, written by and for MSU employees.

International Friendship Program
Volunteer opportunities for Greater Lansing Area residents to befriend and help International Students as they adjust to life at MSU.

Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Resource Center
The Lesbian, Bisexual, Gay, and Transgender Resource Center (LBGTRC) serves the MSU Campus community by providing a variety of services centered around gender and sexuality.

MSU Law Clinic
The MSU College of Law operates a variety of legal clinics that serve the Lansing community.

MSU Moves
Articles related to integrating movement into your everyday life, written by and for MSU employees.

Office of Institutional Equity
An on-campus office responsible for reviewing complaints and concerns surrounding discrimination and harassment.

Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities
The MSU Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities provides services, training, and support to staff on campus.

Sexual Assault Program
A confidential 24-hour crisis hotline for survivors of sexual violence. Serves the greater Lansing area.

Sustainable High Performance
This course centers around healthy stress management and emotional resiliency.

Womxn of Color Initiative
The College of Arts and Letters organizes events centered around the work and art of womxn of color.

WorkLife Office
The MSU WorkLife Office partners with the community to create an inclusive, responsive work environment where all faculty and staff are respected and supported toward well-being in work and personal lives.

Community Resources


East Lansing Community Information
A website full of resources for those living in the East Lansing area. Contains information about public services, programs & classes, and recreation.

Gender Pronouns in the Workplace
A guide published by the Human Rights Campaign with information about the importance of respecting a colleauge's pronouns.

Islamic Society of Greater Lansing
Resources and community events for members of the Greater Lansing area Islam community.

National Domestic Violence Hotline
The National Domestic Violence Hotline has phone and chat services for survivors of domestic violence. The web page features an escape function if confidentiality is a necessity.

National Suicide Prevention Lifeline
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline provides phone and chat services centered around suicide and depression. This site includes identity-specific resources.

Suits and the City
Suits and the City is an LGBTQ+ professional networking association that is active in the Greater Lansing Area.

Trans Lifeline
The Trans Lifeline offers peer support and hotline services in addition to resources for Trans* individuals.

Women's Networking Association
The Women’s Networking Association (WNA) serves to connect women in professional environments across the Greater Lansing Area.