Whether you want shopping, dining or entertainment the MSU Union has something just for you. Located between the bustling campus and the East Lansing community at the corner of Abbot and Grand River, it’s a vibrant lifestyle center where students meet and have fun. Coffee or soda break, snack or meal, souvenir or complete wardrobe; we have what you are looking for. You can go bowling, enjoy concerts or just relax and surf wireless anywhere in the building. If it’s time for you to study we have spaces for groups, quiet zones and open University computers. To find out everything that’s going on check out our website www.msuunion.com.


  • Spartan Spirit Shop – there are six on-campus locations: Forest Akers and West Golf Courses, MSU Tennis Center, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 1855 Place and the MSU Union. Get the latest in MSU brand apparel and souvenirs and a large selection of graduation items and commencement apparel. You will find unique items that you can’t find anywhere else in East Lansing! Shop online at spartanspiritshop.msu.edu.
  • Sparty’s Express – is ready for all of your last-minute needs with snacks, beverages, bus passes, school supplies, sundries and convenience items. Use your combo exchange at Sparty’s.


  • MSU Union Food Court – food court features Union Pizzeria, Serrano’s and the Union Deli. Use your combo exchange or stop by for Late Night Dining.
  • MSU Dairy Store – featuring all of your favorite ice cream flavors.
  • Biggby Coffee – get your favorite hot or cold coffee beverage from Lansing’s own Biggby Coffee.
  • Kellogg Catering – exclusive caters for all events hosted in the MSU Union. Services available across campus and off-campus.


  • University Activities Board – plans all the fun you can handle every weekend. Movies, concerts, comedy shows, parties, educational and multicultural activities programmed in the MSU Union and across campus.
  • Spartan Lanes – features weekly rates for open bowling, leagues, parties and classes.
  • Bronze Sparty – Come and have your photo taken with the greatest mascot in the world – SPARTY! The MSU Union is home to the bronze monument to Sparty. Bring your friends and your camera and take a picture. A Spartan Bucket List item for sure!!


  • Meeting Facilities – flexible space available for small or large groups. Registered Student Organizations receive use of 3rd floor meeting rooms for weekly meetings. Special student rates available for social events held in the Ballroom.
  • MSU Union Welcome Center/U.S. Post Office – full service postal substation offering stamps, USPS mailing supplies, and shipping.
  • Michigan State University Federal Credit Union – full-service branch available for all your financial needs.
  • Wireless – available with MSU Net ID throughout the entire building.
  • ATMs – full service.
  • Study Space – quiet and group areas located throughout the building.
  • MSU Union Media Center – offers copying services, Apple computers for graphic design work, a green-screen studio with video camera rental (free for MSU Students), balloons and button making machines, and large scale printing.

Campus Offices

  • North Neighborhood Engagement Center
  • Multicultural Center
  • Student Alumni Foundation