Neighborhood Student Success Collaborative

Get to know your Neighborhood

The Engagement Centers are unique spaces located in each Neighborhood and serve as the main access points to important resources such as classes, tutors, neighborhood advisors, health practitioners, and other resources that can help you navigate through your college career

Everything at your fingertips, right in your own neighborhood.

Resources provided in the neighborhoods are organized into five key developmental areas: Academic, Career & Purpose, Intercultural, Health & Wellness and Community Living. The Engagement Center brings together all of the important resources and services you need to succeed during your time at MSU. We invite you to explore our website and learn more about what MSU Neighborhoods has to offer!

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Brody Engagement Center

Welcome to the Brody Neighborhood. Our goal is to prepare students to be well-rounded for the future. We want our students to succeed and have a great experience as we bring them closer to the key resources for their professional and cultural development. As a diverse community, we embrace all students striving to achieve academic success, live a healthy lifestyle and explore new cultures. We invite you to explore our neighborhood!

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North Engagement Center

Welcome to the North Neighborhood, comprised of Abbot, Mason, Phillips, Snyder, Campbell, Gilchrist, Landon, Mayo, Williams & Yakeley residence halls. Some of the extraordinary components that come together to make up North Neighborhood include: a Engagement Center to serve the academic, career & purpose, intercultural, health & wellness, and community living needs– are integral to all neighborhoods. With so many Spartan students from all over the world, each neighborhood will be shaped by the people who live there and by the needs that they present. We look forward to what each new Spartan will bring to the Neighborhood!

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River Trail Engagement Center

Welcome to the River Trail Neighborhood, which is comprised of Van Hoosen Apartments, and McDonel, Owen and Shaw residence halls. Some of the extraordinary components that come together to make up River Trail Neighborhood include: a Engagement Center to serve the academic, career & purpose, intercultural, health & wellness, and community living needs– are integral to all neighborhoods. With so many Spartan students from all over the world, each neighborhood will be shaped by the people who live there and by the needs that they present. We look forward to what each new Spartan will bring to the Neighborhood!

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South Engagement Center

Although Holden, Wonders, Case, and Wilson Halls are the physical buildings that comprise the South Neighborhood, describing the Neighborhood this way would in no way begin to capture the essence or reflect the diversity of students, programs, and activities housed in the South Neighborhood. Some of the extraordinary components that come together to make up South Neighborhood include: a Engagement Center to serve the academic, career & purpose, intercultural, health & wellness, and community living needs of students; residential programs focusing on public and international affairs (James Madison) and engineering (MSU Engineering Residential Experience program), student-athletes, amazing dining facilities, migrant student services and so many others. We invite you to explore our Neighborhood!

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East Engagement Center

Welcome to East Neighborhood! Within the walls of Hubbard, Holmes, and Akers Halls, you will find a diverse representation of Michigan State University’s undergraduate student body. First year students through seniors, in-state and out of state, domestic and international, and students from a variety of majors all live in East Neighborhood also has a range of programs and activities that promote the academic, career & purpose, intercultural, health & wellness, and community living engagement of our students. We invite you to explore our Neighborhood!

Resources for your every need

Located in every neighborhood the Engagement Center hosts individual and group tutoring for many first and second year courses, social and cultural activities, as well as fitness classes for Yoga, Cardio Kick Boxing, and Zumba. In addition, there are workshops on practical topics such as using the library, sharpening study skills, searching for internships, managing personal finances and more.

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