Student Groups at MSU

Looking to contribute to a more sustainable campus? There are many opportunities to get involved with sustainability by joining one of MSU’s many student organizations.

At MSU we recognize that sustainability can mean many things, and the Student Organizations are no exception. Find a group that fits your interests and help support sustainability initiatives on campus.

 

A photo of a student group near the Solar Table on south campus

 

Energy, water and sustainable technology

  • American Institute for Chemical Engineers

    We are the Michigan State University Student Chapter of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers. As a student professional organization, we have a responsibility to serve our members, our institution, our community, and our sponsors. We hold biweekly general and board meetings and provide opportunities for the Chemical Engineering student body to interact with each other and with industry. We promote and foster the academic and professional growth of MSU Chemical Engineers through the structure of meetings, luncheons, and other events. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at michiganstateaiche@gmail.com or by visiting their website and Facebook Page

  • American Society of Civil Engineers
    American Society of Civil Engineers provide essential value to our members and partners, advance civil engineering, and serve the public good.

    In carrying out our mission, ASCE:
    Advances technology
    Encourages lifelong learning
    Promotes professionalism and the profession
    Develops civil engineer leaders
    Advocates infrastructure and environmental stewardship

    This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at ASCEmembers@gmail.com or by visiting their website.
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers
    ASME at Michigan State is committed to providing students and faculty with a connection to the engineering profession outside of the classroom. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.
  • Biosystems Engineering Club
    At BE Club meetings students have a unique opportunity to engage with industry representatives, faculty, and peers. There are many unique opportunities for concurrence and extracurricular activities, including undergraduate research, industry internships, and education abroad. Representatives from the food, biomedical, ecosystems, and bioenergy industries are invited over the course of the year to speak about opportunities and challenges in their field of work. Social activities include volunteering at Recycle Rama, participating in CANR Olympics, and making ice cream in the MSU Dairy Plant! This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • Engineers for a Sustainable World

    Engineers for a Sustainable World (ESW) is a non-profit network focused on improving the world by engineering solutions to meet human needs.

    Our mission:

    To forge innovative, lasting solutions to local and global sustainability challenges. We:

    • Design and implement sustainable projects through our student and professional chapters.
    • Educate and train individuals and organizations on sustainable policies and practices.
    • Build a global network of communities with a shared culture of sustainability.

    ESWMSU provides students with the opportunity to be involved in many sustainability related projects in the community throughout the year.

     

    Website: https://eswmsu.wordpress.com

    Instagram: @eswmsu

    Twitter: @eswmsu

  • Engineers without Borders

    EWB helps create a more stable and prosperous world by addressing people's basic human needs by providing necessities such as clean water, power, sanitation and education. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at ewb.spartans@gmail.com or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: Spartans EWB

    Twitter: @EWB_Spartans

  • Society of Applied Engineering Sciences (SAES)

    Linking Applied Engineering Sciences students together to promote educational, professional, and community involvement opportunities. We sponsor activities that allow members to see their place in industry and get to know their fellow students. Membership is open to Applied Engineering Science and Non-Preference Engineering Majors of all class levels. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msusaes@gmail.com or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: Society of Applied Engineering Sciences

    Twitter: @msusaes

  • Coalition of Packaging Professionals and Academic Connections

    Help students network with professionals and gain knowledge on the field of packaging.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at coppac@msu.edu or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: CoPPAC

    Twitter: @MSU_CoPPAC

    Instagram: @msucoppac

  • Society of Women Engineers
    The Society of Women Engineers supports and encourages women in engineering while introducing younger students to engineering. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.
  • Spartan Blockchain

    Spartan Blockchain is a registered student organization on Michigan State University’s campus that provides extra-curricular education to students who are interested in blockchain technologies. By leveraging prominent blockchain educational resources, strategic partnerships, corporate advisory services, and bi-weekly meeting events Spartan Blockchain works to help Michigan State University’s ecosystem to become a leading academic institution in the blockchain space.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at spartan@msublockchain.org or by visiting their website and Facebook Page

     

Environmental advocacy and sustainability education

  • Leadership in Environmental and Agricultural Fields (LEAF Club)

    MSU LEAF Club is a multidisciplinary club that educates members on environmental and agricultural sustainability and leadership. We are a network of students that work to educate ourselves and serve our community. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources. 

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page.

  • Green Alliance

    MSU Green Alliance is a coalition of the student environmental organizations at Michigan State University, including Climate Reality Project, Counter Cuisine Club, Engineers for a Sustainable World, Greener Together, L.E.A.F Club, MSU Greenpeace, Slow Foods, Spartan Sierra Club, Student Greenhouse Project, and Sustainable Spartans. Other student environmental groups are encouraged to join the coalition.

    The purpose of Green Alliance is to bring together the various environmental organizations on campus to further strengthen the overarching environmental movement in our community and beyond. Green Alliance also educates students on current environmental issues through events, meetings, and blog postings, as well as political candidates' stances on the environment in a non-partisan manner.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.

  • Spartans Rebuilding Michigan
    The purpose of this Spartans Rebuilding Michigan is to help rebuild the community through volunteer work and fundraising to donate to charities.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • Spartan Sierra Club

    The Spartan Sierra Club advocates and educates the MSU community on the importance of exploring, enjoying and protecting the planet through nature outings, education about environmental issues and grassroots political activity. As a student branch of the Sierra Club, they strive to immerse themselves in the most pressing sustainability issues and drive student participation in such efforts. You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page

  • Spartan Thrift Club

    Spartan Thrift Club promotes sustainability, creativity, and financial responsibility through second-hand shopping. Our mission is to increase awareness of textile waste and environmentally conscious consumption at MSU. We also hope to provide students with opportunities for fun and enjoyable thrifting excursions. 

  • Climate Reality Project

    We are a branch of the national Climate Reality Project which works to build student leadership and environmental activists on campus.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page

  • Alternative Spartan Breaks
    Alternative Spartan Breaks works to encourage active citzenship through quality service, education about social issues and exposure to diverse cultures.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.
  • Sunrise Movement
    The MSU Sunrise Chapter works to further the mission of the overall movement: to stop climate change and create millions of good jobs in the process.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • Sustainable Spartans

    The mission of Sustainable Spartans is to build a community of likeminded environmentally conscious students who are passionate for creating a more sustainable MSU and Greater Lansing area. Through collaboration with the university and fellow students, we work to research, plan, and implement projects relating to energy efficiency, food systems, water, awareness, and the environment. We aim to connect students to the resources and support needed to make a difference in a large institution and otherwise.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at sustainablespartans@gmail.com or by visiting their website.

  • Sustainable Parks, Recreation, and Tourism
    As the Sustainable Parks and Recreation Club of Michigan State University, we strive to engage in volunteering, professional networking, and social programming through Sustainable Parks, Recreation, and Tourism.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at parcmsu@gmail.com

Sustainable agriculture, housing, food and transportation

  • Agriculture, Food, and Natural Resources Education Club
    The AFNR Education Club is directed toward students who are either interested in or are currently majoring in AFNR Education. The AFNR Education Club strives to encourage collegiality among ANRE majors and provide professional resources, development opportunities, and experiences related to AFNR Education. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msuagedclub@gmail.com or by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • Agronomy Club

    The Agronomy Club is a professional and social student organization that strives to improve the MSU community while promoting scientific, agricultural, and environmental management, with an emphasis on crop and soil sciences. Members gain experience by holding leadership positions and interacting with innovative speakers, faculty, and industry advisers. The club participates in events held by the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the American Society of Agronomy. It is the goal of the MSU Agronomy Club to build friendships and prepare students for future career opportunities. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at agclub@msu.edu or by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: Michigan State Agronomy-Club

    Twitter: @MSUAgronomyClub

  • American Hotel and Lodging Association
    The purpose and function of AHLA is to provide access to growth opportunities for students interested in pursuing careers in the lodging industry and to enhance the individual development of each such hospitality business student.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at ahlaspartans@gmail.com.
  • American Hotel and Lodging Association
    For those interested in landscape architecture, and/or for those pursuing a career in the field; to offer professional involvement, connection, and skills enhancement through activities, seminars, and workshops; to encourage greater visibility of the field of landscape architecture to the public and related or affiliated professions.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.
  • College Farm Bureau
    The Collegiate Farm Bureau is a great club for all students interested in agriculture. It provides students with opportunities to learn about Farm Bureau, learn about agriculture policies, and meet and network with peers interested in agriculture. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msucfb@msu.edu or by visiting their website.
  • Counter Cuisine Club

    The Counter Cuisine Club encourages passions for cooking, prioritizing food that is nutritional, affordable and ethical. They help students discover alternatives to the industrialized food system by holding informational cooking sessions on how to select and prepare food that better meets nutritional demands.

    Visit their Facebook page.

  • Horticulture Organization of Graduate Student (HOGS)s

    The Horticulture Organization of Graduate Students connects graduate students of various horticulture backgrounds to provide both academic and social support beyond the classroom.

    Visit their Facebook page.

  • Interior Design Student Organization
    Formerly the MSU Student Chapter of ASID, the IDSO is a group unique to MSU, where we promote interior design as a profession by providing professional and educational resources for our members. The ASID (the American Society of Interior Designers) and IIDA (the International Interior Design Association) are two national organizations that we work with. Become a member today, and get connected with professional designers around the state! This RSO is affiliated with the School of Planning, Design, and Construction.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at idso.michiganstate@gmail.com or by visiting their website.
  • Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences

    Minorities in Agriculture, Natural Resources and Related Sciences (MANRRS) is a national organization with chapters around the country that welcome people of all backgrounds in agriculture and natural resource-related careers. As a MANRRS member, you will learn valuable career building and networking skills through community service opportunities, skill-building workshops and conference preparation.

    Visit their website or learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at manrrsmsu@gmail.com

  • MSU Cycling Club

    The MSU Cycling Club seeks to expand cycling on campus and improve the local cycling community. They ride both recreationally and competitively, organizing numerous events and competitions that promote bicycle awareness and education, including the MSU Gran Fondo.

    Visit their Facebook page.

  • MSU Dairy Club

    The MSU Dairy Club helps students experience the dairy industry beyond the classroom, providing educational, social and networking opportunities that drive leadership skills and promote dairy-related fields of study. Members have the chance to travel to conferences, participate in sales of MSU Dairy products and meet like-minded dairy professionals.

    Visit their website and Facebook page.

  • National Agri-Marketing Association

    NAMA is a student-led organization that focuses on personal development, networking opportunities, and preparing members for careers in the agricultural industry. Each year NAMA prepares a marketing plan and presents it nationally against other colleges and universities. In the last five years NAMA has advanced to the finals four times. NAMA prides themselves in developing relationships throughout the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the department of Agriculture, Food and Resource Economics. If you are looking for amazing opportunities for internships, developing new skills or would like to make new friends, please check NAMA out. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: MSU NAMA

    Twitter: @MSU_NAMA

  • Slow Food MSU

    Founded Fall 2017, Slow Food MSU seeks to create dramatic and lasting change in the food system. Its mission is to reconnect the East Lansing/Lansing community with the people, traditions, plants, animals, fertile soils and waters that produce our food. Slow Food MSU seeks to inspire a transformation in food policy, production practices and market forces in order to ensure equity, sustainability, and pleasure in the food we eat. 

    We seek to create dramatic and lasting changes in the food system. Our mission is to reconnect our community with the people, traditions, plants, animals, fertile soils and waters that produce our food. Slow Food MSU seeks to inspire a transformation in food policy, production practices and market forces in order to ensure equity, sustainability, and pleasure in the food we eat. We do DIY food related activities, food socials, cooking demos, volunteer events, community talks, and more.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: Slow Food MSU

    Instagram: @slowfoodmsu

  • Spoon University Chapter MSU

    The MSU chapter of the National Spoon University Organization provides students with information about local restaurants, dining halls and fun ways to explore food on a college budget. They promote local businesses as well as answer questions that the student body has pertaining to campus food.

    Visit their website.

  • Student Builders and Contractors Association
    The Student Builders and Contractors Association (SBCA) promotes the exploration of options in the construction industry and career goals. Membership is open to all construction management students and affiliated majors. Throughout the academic year the SBCA conducts regular meetings on industry-related topics. Programs have featured contractors, developers, bankers, building inspectors and attorneys specializing in construction. The SBCA is supported by the Associated General Contractors of America and the National Association of Home Builders. This RSO is affiliated with the School of Planning, Design, and Construction.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at sbcaorg@gmail.com.
  • Student Greenhouse Project

    The Student Greenhouse Project is a student initiative to create a tropical oasis Biodome as a nature-filled social engagement center. The Student Greenhouse Project strives to educate MSU and the surrounding areas on developing a campus community where people and the environment can better coexist. They sponsor a variety of campus events, including the Dome Roam 5K and Campus Center movies, but also attend numerous field trips and on-campus activities.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website and Facebook page.

  • Student Horticulture Association

    MSU’s Student Horticulture Association serves as a hub for students who are passionate about horticulture, encompassing landscaping, gardening, organic horticulture, viticulture and more. They offer students various opportunities to learn and gain valuable experience within the industry through conferences, competitions, community service and guest speakers.

    Visit their website.

  • Urban & Regional Planning Student Association
    The Urban & Regional Planning Student Association (URPSA) is the student organization of the Urban & Regional Planning Program. The group exists to promote the personal, professional and intellectual development of urban and regional planning students, and to facilitate and encourage active participation in program, university and community matters. This RSO is affiliated with the School of Planning, Design, and Construction.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at MichiganStateURPSA@gmail.com or by visiting their website.
  • USGBC Students MSU

    Committed to encouraging and developing sustainable building practices on and off MSU’s campus, USGBC Students MSU provides students with opportunities to get involved with sustainable building projects at the university and in the surrounding area. They offer Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design (LEED) study sessions that help prepare members for LEED certification testing and work with campus partners on diverse projects.

    Visit their Facebook page.

Wildlife and conservation

  • Bat Association of MSU
    Bat Association of MSU shall be a group of student, staff, faculty and community members concerned with bat conservation and the ecological effects bats have on our environment. We see bat conservation as a vital component of organic pest management. Through education and advocacy, we shall work to provide safe and properly located housing for displaced maternal bat colonies on campus. Additionally, we hope to reshape the dialogue around one of Michigan’s most misunderstood animals.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.
  • Block and Bridle
    The B&B Club at MSU strives to provide members an opportunity to promote agriculture and forge new relationships through multiple livestock, social and community service events. Although agriculture is a major club focus, the membership consists of people from all backgrounds. The MSU B&B Club is part of the National B&B Club. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at bbclub@msu.edu or by visiting their website.
  • Animal Science Undergraduate Research Association
    ASURSA is an organization of undergraduate students that participate in research projects related to animal science, and eventually present these projects at fairs like the University Undergraduate Research and Art Forum (UURAF) and the Animal Science Undergraduate Research Forum (ASURF). This club is a good opportunity to get hands-on experience in research, especially that involving animals. This club also involves club-related social events and outreach, as well as volunteering. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at asursa@msu.edu or by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • Rodeo Club

    The mission of Rodeo Club is to promote and teach the western lifestyle and the sport of rodeo. Rodeo Club welcomes all skill levels, from those who have never been on a horse or thrown a rope, to those that compete on a regular basis. They organize a professional rodeo each year, and participate in many volunteer and promotional events throughout the year. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at rodeo@msu.edu or by visiting their social media pages:

    Facebook: Michigan State university Rodeo

    Instagram: @msurodeoclub

  • Pre-Veterinary Medical Association
    PVMA is an undergraduate club for aspiring veterinarians, vet technicians, researchers, and numerous other animal-related professions. PVMA provides members with unique animal and veterinary experiences to strengthen vet school applications, while encouraging members to network with other students with similar interests through social events. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at pvma@cvm.msu.edu or by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • MSU Horsemen's Association
    The MSU Horsemen’s Association is an association dedicated to the education and promotion of the horse industry, while acting as a liaison between Michigan State students, the local horse industries, and university faculty, staff, and administration. The association aims to stimulate interests in horse related professions and expand members’ knowledge and perspectives on the horse industry. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msuhorsemens@gmail.com or by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • Hunt Seat Equestrian Team

    The MSU Hunt Seat Equestrian Team gives undergraduate students the opportunity to ride and show hunt seat through the Intercollegiate Horse Shows Association (IHSA). They compete against other universities and colleges throughout Michigan, with classes that accommodate all levels of hunt seat riding experience. Anyone interested is welcome to tryout, no riding experience needed. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msueteboard@gmail.com or by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: MSU Hunt Seat Team

    Instagram: @msuequestrian

  • Avian Science Club

    ASC provides members with the opportunity to receive hands on experience with raising poultry, as well as networking with professionals in the industry at international and national conferences. Through club fund raisers, we send students to the International Poultry Exposition (IPE) each year. At IPE students participate in the college program where they submit resumes and are matched with potential employers for interviews. The club also invites poultry companies in the midwest to come and speak at club meetings. We also promote the Midwest Poultry Consortium, a college program for students to take poultry specific classes. The ASC is also the recipient of the 2013 and 2014 Reach Teach Learn Grant from Zoetis Animal Health. The Reach Teach Learn grant is awarded to a college or university poultry club who submits an idea for the promotion of the poultry industry in their area. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at aviansci@msu.edu or by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: MSU Avian Science Club

    Instagram: @msu_avianscienceclub

  • College of Veterinary Medicine Bee Medicine Club, Michigan State University
    The Bee Medicine Club will host speakers, build partnerships with local beekeepers and facilitate hands-on experiences for the veterinary medical community to learn about honeybee medicine.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at cvmbeemedclub@gmail.com.
  • Herpetology Club
    To educate people about the value and importance of amphibians and reptiles locally and globally.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • MSU Bee Club

    Working in partnership with MSU’s Residential Initiative on the Study of the Environment (RISE), the MSU Bee Club advocates for bees, beekeeping and pollinators. They manage the Bailey Hall Rooftop Bee Collaboration project, which combines pollinator research and student learning by engaging the MSU community in an on-campus honeybee hive.

    Visit their Facebook page.

  • Bug Club

    Open to everyone, the MSU Bug Club serves as a haven for entomology students and all bug-lovers. They encourage participation in MSU’s Entomology Department and help members learn about the diversity of insects. 

    Visit their Facebook page.

  • Birding Club

    The MSU Birding club focuses on birding and other aspects of ornithology, covering topics like basic birding, bird identification, bird conservation and management, and birding equipment. Regular birding trips and informational sessions help members stay up to date on the birding industry and opportunities in the area.  

    Visit their Facebook page.

  • Fisheries and Wildlife Club

    The Fisheries and Wildlife Club aims to enhance the education and professional development of students interested in natural resources through hands-on experience in management, natural resource education and outreach. They are passionate about conservation and explore a variety of interests, including ecology, conservation biology, environmental ethics, zoology and more. They promote outdoor recreation through numerous activities and hold on-campus events that support high ethical standards for the environment.

    Visit their website and Facebook page.

  • Forestry Club

    Founded in 1902, MSU’s Forestry Club is the nation’s oldest continuous forestry club. They are dedicated to helping students experience all parts of forestry, strengthen professional development in their area of study and volunteer in the local community to maintain MSU’s land grant roots and commitment to environmental stewardship.

    Visit their Facebook page.

  • Outdoors Club

    The Outdoors Club promotes the exploration of the great outdoors and organizes regular trips to help students connect with nature through exciting activities like white water rafting, hiking, mountain biking and more. They welcome students of all different backgrounds, experiences and outdoor interests.

    Visit their website.

Sustainable business

  • Sustainable Business Association
    The purpose of this association is to help students better understand and appreciate the relationship between sustainability and the business industry. In doing so, students within MSU’s Sustainable Business Association will be educated in the different areas of sustainability in the business world. In addition, students will be able to network with professionals in the sustainable business industry to build their professional relationships and expand their network. The Sustainable Business Association will also work to spread sustainability awareness across Michigan State University’s campus in hopes to build a cleaner and more eco-friendly campus community. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at spartanssba@gmail.com or visiting their Facebook Page.
  • Hospitality Association
    The mission of the Hospitality Association is to create and refine hospitality business leaders by providing forums for academic growth, industry experience, leadership roles and career-enhancing opportunities and by encouraging social interaction and the development of student unity within The School of Hospitality Business. This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.


    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • Leaders in IT

    The goal of MSU Leaders in IT is to create well-rounded IT professionals. Network by learning about companies hiring in IT and engage with recruiters to learn more about internship and full-time opportunities. Connect with other students interested in IT and share experiences regarding work opportunities and course work. Continue to develop IT skills through interactive workshops hosted by MSU faculty. This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at leadersinit@gmail.com or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: Leaders in Information Technology

    Twitter: MSU_LeadersinIT

  • Supply Chain Management Association

    As a part of the top supply chain management program in the country, the Supply Chain Management Association (SCMA) strives to provide students with exceptional learning experiences and development opportunities beyond the classroom environment. This is accomplished through exposure to leading industry practices and business professionals, as well as an additional forum for student/faculty interaction. This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: MSU SCMA

    Twitter: @MSUSCMA

    Instagram: @msuscma

  • MSU Entrepreneurship Association
    The MSU Entrepreneurship Association is a registered student organization open to all majors who are passionate about entrepreneurship and innovation. This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.
  • Multicultural Business Students of MSU

    Multicultural Business Students (MBS) of MSU represents a diverse group of students in the Broad College of Business and related majors. Activities include professional development workshops, an annual leadership retreat and a holiday reception. This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website and social media:

    Twitter: @msborg1

    Instagram: @mbsorg1

  • Spartan Global Development Fund

    The Spartan Global Development Fund (SGDF) is a student-run initiative working to expand awareness and support for microfinance while building lasting partnerships in the quest for permanent solutions to global poverty.

    The Spartan Global Development Fund helps promote the causes of sustainability and entrepreneurship by providing interest-free micro loans to small businesses in less-developed areas of the world. While the loans SGDF arranges may be small – typically ranging from $100 to $3,000 – their effects can be substantial.

    While the fund is student-run, its membership also includes Michigan State alumni and faculty, and relies on financial support from the entire community.

    This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at info@spartanglobalfund.org or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: Spartan Global Development Fund

    Instagram: @spartan.global

  • Women in Business Students' Association

    The Women in Business Students’ Association (WBSA) is a student organization that is part of Multicultural Business Programs within the Broad College of Business. WBSA provides students with an opportunity to establish relationships with Fortune 500 companies at bi-weekly membership meetings and other annual events. WBSA provides students with the opportunity to build personal bonds with other students with similar interests. This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at wbsa@msu.edu or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: Women in Business Students' Association - MSU

    Instagram: @wbsa_msu

  • MSU Advertising Association

    The Michigan State Advertising Association is an advertising club run by students for the purpose of networking and sharing experiences. We provide students with valuable information about the industry by bringing them together with knowledgeable industry professionals. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Communication Arts and Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msuadvertisingassociation@gmail.com or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: MSU Advertising Association

    Twitter: @MSUAdAssoc

  • Undergraduate Communication Association

    The Undergraduate Communication Association (UCA) is the defining voice of students pursuing Communication studies within the College of Communication Arts and Sciences at Michigan State University. Our goal is to provide education, leadership, assistance and unique opportunities to students as they prepare for careers within the communication field. The UCA does this by providing resources, seminars and advice on issues such as graduate school, career preparation, job searches, internships and organizes opportunities for communication students to get to know the faculty and their peers to further students' crucial networking skills. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Communication Arts and Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msu.uca@gmail.com or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: MSU Undergraduate Communication Association

    Twitter: @MSU_UCA

  • Michigan State Student Economics Association
    To aid in the expansion of economic knowledge, and encourage the development of business skills. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Social Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msuecon@gmail.com or by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • Broad Net Impact
    Broad Net impact provides educational and networking opportunities to students interested in corporate responsibility and sustainability.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • International Business Organization
    To promote a greater understanding of international business and cultural topics through student-led learning experiences.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.
  • Optimize MSU
    optiMizeMSU works to unleash the potential in students by creating inspiring environments for students to take action on self-directed projects that work toward a better future.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • Women in Entrepreneurship
    Women in Entrepreneurship's mission is to inspire and support women interested in entrepreneurship through a collaborative, innovative and empowering network. This RSO is affiliated with the Broad College of Business.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website.

Sustainable culture

  • MSU DocFilms
    The MSU Documentary Filmmakers Club gives students the opportunity to produce short documentary films and learn about the production process. Regular meetings are held to improve production skills and to shoot and plan projects. The club films a few documentaries each year focusing on academic and social topics, and has worked on many projects for other organizations around campus. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Communication Arts and Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at docfilms@msu.edu or by visiting their Facebook Page.
  • MSU Society of News Design
    Since its inception in 1995, Michigan State University Society for News Design (SND) has expanded the knowledge of student visual journalists through meeting with professionals, design projects and the affiliates' annual design contest. SND alumni have worked for The Wall Street Journal, Chicago Tribune, The Virginian-Pilot, New Orleans Times-Picayune, Arizona Republic and The Oregonian, among others. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Communication Arts and Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • MSU Society of Professional Journalists

    Michigan State University Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) brings Spartan journalists together in a community where all members can grow into professionals. Meet professionals from the field, learn about internship and training opportunities and build a community centered around the ideas of free speech and the free flow of information. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Communication Arts and Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msuspj@msu.edu or by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: SPJ at MSU

    Twitter: @msuspj

  • Science Theatre
    Rather than trying to entice students to pursue careers in science, ST focuses on the issue of science literacy and attempts to instill an enthusiasm and appreciation for science. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Engineering.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at sciencet@pa.msu.edu or by visiting their website.
  • History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science Student Association
    The History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science Student Association (HPSSA) was founded in January 2012 by students in Lyman Briggs, a residential college for the sciences at Michigan State University. History, Philosophy, and Sociology of Science, often shortened HPS, plays an integral part in Lyman Briggs by bridging the sciences and humanities in student education. This RSO is affiliated with Lyman Briggs College.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msuhpssa@gmail.com or by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • Arts & Humanities in Medicine

    AH in Med is a student organization that incorporates creative art into the medical field, whether that be through artistic volunteer opportunities in the health care field, integrative speakers, group discussion or other related activities. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Natural Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at trimasla@msu.edu or by visiting their website/social media, atYou can learn more about this RSO by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: MSU Arts & Humanities in Medicine

    Twitter: @MSUARTMED

  • Undergraduate Anthropology Club
    A place for all undergraduate majors, minors, and those with an interest in anthropology to collaborate, grow, and develop themselves professionally and to foster a community of undergraduate anthropology students. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Social Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at anthro@msu.edu or by visiting their Facebook Page.

Sustainable policy

  • MSU International Relations Organization
    Michigan State University International Relations Organization (IRO) is a competitive, collegiate Model United Nations organization that participates in conferences around the continent. We are an undergraduate student organization dedicated to promoting the understanding and recognition of global issues through debate and discussion. Members need not be scholars of history, communication, political theory or international relations to be a part of the group. Instead, IRO members are those interested in and dedicated to the exchange of ideas and the betterment of our world. The organization’s ongoing mission has been to build a competitive organization worthy of national recognition. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Communication Arts and Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msuiro@gmail.com or by visiting their website and Twitter: @msuiro
  • MSU Model United Nations

    Michigan State University Model United Nations (MSUMUN) is a 3-day Model United Nations conference open to high schools across the continent. It has built a reputation for exciting, stimulating debate and crises during the day and fun social events at night. MSUMUN is proud to host students from all levels of experience, from Model UN vets to the newest delegates. Our conference is staffed entirely by MSU students, many of whom compete on a world stage with the renowned MSU Model UN team. MSUMUN is a conference run by delegates, for delegates: each year, we strive to put on a conference that we would want to attend.MSUMUN seeks to provide an educational and social opportunity for both delegates and staff members to expand their knowledge of international affairs and global politics, including, but not limited to, the activities of the United Nations. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Communication Arts and Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at msumodelun@gmail.com or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: MSUMUN

    Twitter: @msumun

  • Greener Together
    We are an organization hosted by the Associated Students of Michigan State University (ASMSU), which is the student government at MSU. We work on bringing an increased environmental consciousness to the organization and to the student body. We host occasional events and participate in various campaigns that students or other student groups are interested in.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their Facebook Page.

Sustainable medicine

  • Generate Help 2 Heal Generations

    GH2HG is a student-run, humanitarian organization that sends medical supplies to countries in need. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Natural Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: Generate Help 2 Heal Generations

    Twitter: @gh2hg

  • MSU MEDLIFE

    MEDLIFE is a national organization that improves the lives of the impoverish through fundraising, raising awareness, and participating in service abroad. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Natural Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at medlife.michiganstate@gmail.com or by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: MEDLIFE Michigan State University

    Twitter: @MEDLIFEMSU

  • Spartans for Global Development
    SGD is a student organization affiliated with the MSU Institute of International Health and is committed to global health and development by raising raising material and monetary support for impoverished villages worldwide. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Natural Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at mspartanglobalfund@gmail.com or by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • StudentsCare

    StudentsCare is a nonprofit organization aimed at empowering college students to engage in meaningful volunteer experiences and care for others. The MSU Chapter's featured program is a Hospital Buddy Program, which facilitates a meaningful connection between college students and hospitalized children and their families. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Natural Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by visiting their social media:

    Facebook: MSU StudentsCare

    Twitter: @MSUStudentsCare

  • Undergraduate Bioethics Society
    MSU UBS is a student organization committed to increasing awareness of and cultivating student interest in ethical issues in medicine, healthcare, biotechnology, and biomedical research. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Natural Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at ubs@msu.edu or by visiting their website and Facebook Page.
  • Volunteers Around the World

    VAW is an Non-Governmental Organization that provides communities with access to medical treatment, medication, nutritional security, clean water, and health education. The MSU chapter focuses on helping patients at medical clinics in Guatemala, Dominican Republic, & Panama. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Natural Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at michiganstate@volunteersaroundtheworld.org or by visiting their website and social media:

    Facebook: Michigan State Volunteers Around the World

    Twitter: @VAWMSU

  • Psychology Club
    Psychology Club was created for facilitating and organizing activities for those interested in psychology. This RSO is affiliated with the College of Social Science.

    You can learn more about this RSO by contacting them directly at psyclub@msu.edu or by visiting their Facebook Page.