Within this section of the website, students will find quick links to information about public transportation, community events and amenities, voter registration, recycling and much more. The City extends a warm welcome to all new and returning students who now call East Lansing their home!
Quick Links for Student Residents
- Alcohol and Parties
- Civil Rights Complaints
- Community Events
- Downtown East Lansing
- East Lansing Farmers Market
- East Lansing Hannah Community Center
- East Lansing Public Library
MSU students are eligible for a free library card!
- International Residents
- Legal Assistance
- Need-to-Know Ordinances
- Parking Downtown
- Parks & Recreational Amenities
- Recycling Information
- Stay Connected
- Student Voters
- Transportation Options
Upcoming 2021 Events for MSU Students
East Lansing Police Meet & Greets
The East Lansing Police Department is excited to host a meet and greet on Friday, Aug. 27 and Saturday, Aug. 28 from 7-9 p.m. ELPD will also be hosting a meet and greet in conjunction with the Moonlight ExtravaGRANDza on Monday, Aug. 30 from 7-9 p.m. MSU students and their family members are encouraged to stop by to meet officers and neighborhood resource specialists and receive information about parties and gatherings, job postings, PACE ordinances and more! Light snacks and facility tours will be available.
Spartan Appreciation Day at the East Lansing Farmers Market
Visit the East Lansing Farmers Market on Sunday, Aug. 29 from 10 a.m.-2 p.m. in Valley Court Park, 280 Valley Court, for Spartan Appreciation Day! The first 100 college students to show their college i.d. will receive a $2 coupon to spend at the market. There will also be pop-up yoga at 10:30 a.m. (weather permitting) and a visit from the East Lansing Public Library's mobile pop-up library. Students are eligible for a free library card.
A new event is set to be hosted in downtown East Lansing this year during MSU Fall Welcome: Moonlight ExtravaGRANDza – A night to eat, shop and explore YOUR new downtown. MSU students are invited to visit downtown East Lansing next Monday, Aug. 30 from 8 p.m. to midnight for a variety of fun, free activities. Learn more.