River Trail Neighborhood Engagement Center

Welcome to the River Trail Neighborhood. The neighborhood is made up of McDone,, Owen, Shaw and van Hoosen residence halls. McDonel Hall, which houses our Engagement Center with academic advising, computers and printing, and lots of study space. River Trail is also home to an Olin health clinic and many other academic and personal services that are here to support you at MSU.


Phone: 517-884-4080
Campus Address: C101E McDonel Hall

Chemisty Tutoring/ Math Learning Center

Not offered in River Trail, please check East Neighborhood.

MSU Libraries

C105 McDonel Sunday-Wednesday 6-9p

Walk-ins or by appointment at http://libguides.lib.msu.edu/engage

Social Science Help Rooms

42 McDonel Sunday-Thursday 3-9pm

The Writing Center

C105 & C106 Sunday-Wednesday 5-9PM

Walk-ins or by appointment at www.writing.msu.edu

Business College Advising

McDonel Engagement Center Hall Monday & Wednesday 1-4 pm

Russell Palmer Career Management Center

McDonel C105 Thursday  10:30am-1:30 pm


C101 Tuesday 9am -12pm
C101 Wednesday  2:30-5:30 pm

For a complete list of academic resources across campus, visit the Resources page.

Olin Health Clinic

McDonel Clinic Monday & Wednesday 8am-8pm
(Closed 12-1)
  Tuesday  9:30/10am-6pm
(Closed 12-1)
  Thursday 8am-6pm
(closed 12-1)


C107 McDonel (Kiva) Tuesday 8:30-9:30pm

Fitness Classes

Not offered in River Trail, please check East Neighborhood.