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 is a vibrant lifestyle center where students meet and have fun. Coffee or soda break, snack or meal, souvenir or complete wardrobe; the MSU Union has what need. You can go bowling, enjoy concerts or just relax and surf wireless anywhere in the building. If it is time to study there are spaces for groups, quiet zones and open University computers. Check out our website to learn more msuunion.com.


  • Spartan Spirit Shop – Visit all six on-campus locations: Forest Akers East and West Golf Courses, MSU Tennis Center, Kellogg Hotel and Conference Center, 1855 Place and the MSU Union or shop online at spartanspiritshop.msu.edu. Find the latest in MSU-branded apparel, souvenirs and a large selection of graduation items and commencement apparel. Shop for unique items you cannot find anywhere else in East Lansing!
  • 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 – catering services for all events hosted in the MSU Union. Services also available across campus and off campus.


  • University Activities Board (UAB) – 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.

Campus Offices

  • North Neighborhood Engagement Center
  • MOSIAC: Multicultural Unity Center
  • MSU Tours
  • RHS Conferences and Event Planning
  • University Licensing Programs