Graduate Student Life & Wellness

Welcome, Graduate Students!

Whether you're pursuing a masters, doctoral or graduate professional degree, graduate school can be one of the most exciting, challenging, and rewarding experiences you undertake in your life. To help you navigate your way, the Office of Graduate Student Life & Wellness and this website act as a handbook to graduate student life and wellness at Michigan State University. Here you will find the tools, resources, and programs to not only help you succeed, but have a great experience overall.

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Upcoming Events

All events, programs, and workshops can be found on The Graduate School calendar:

Fall Welcome Cookout, August 25th, 12-3 pm
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Health & Wellness

Graduate Student Life & Wellness is a collaborative effort to help support graduate students in their pursuit of their advanced degree and a well-balanced life. Click here to learn more.

Leadership & Wellness

The Institute exists to support and develop graduate students to become dynamic serving leaders, strategically influencing their academic communities while at Michigan State who will make an indelible impact in their disciplines and fields in their future endeavors. Click here to learn more.

Graduate Student Lounge

Need a quiet place to study or relax? Want a free cup of coffee? Be sure to stop by the Graduate Student Lounge in the basement of Chittenden Hall. The lounge is open Monday through Friday 7:30am - 5:30pm, and it's a great spot for individual or group work. Click here to learn more.

Dimensions of Wellness

Wellness is the integration of all dimensions of health - occupational, physical, social, intellectual, spiritual, and, emotional - and the awareness that all of these dimensions are interconnected. Click here to learn more.

Student Organizations

The 700-plus registered student organizations offer fun and friendly social and educational experiences related to academics, business, environmental interests, international topics, politics, racial and ethnic issues, religious groups, women’s interests, sports and leisure, and more. Click here to learn more.

Partners in Wellness

Graduate Student Life & Wellness programs, events, and resources are produced in collaboration between many offices to help support graduate students in their pursuit of an advanced degree and well-balanced life. Click here to learn more.


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(517) 884 - 1332
Chittenden Hall Room 130
466 W Circle Drive
East Lansing, MI 48824