Student Legal Services, a department of ASMSU and supported by COGS, the all-University student governing bodies, provides free professional legal counsel to all currently enrolled students. Students can receive advice and court representation for criminal misdemeanors, landlord-tenant problems, drunk-driving and other traffic offenses, debtor/creditor problems and many other civil concerns. The three full time staff attorneys have been working with the students for over twenty five years and know how to help MSU students in the most cost-effective ways. For more information or to set-up an appointment please contact the office at (517) 353-3716 or visit and

The Housing Fair at MSU is held each October at the MSU Union to educate students about their off- and on-campus living options. Legal information on lease signing, deposits and other landlord issues is available as well as representatives from property owners and managers in the Greater Lansing area. Housing-related resources are also available at the Housing Fair. Check for more information or email