Personal and Professional Support
- Community Advice
- Conflict Resolution
- Counseling services for students
- Counseling services for faculty, staff, and postdocs
- Health services for students
- Legal services
- Professional development
- Sexual assault/harassment
Advice from the MSU Astro Community
- Advice for new arrivals to MSU
- Advice for surviving winter in Michigan
Conflict Resolution within the University
North Kedzie Hall, Room 129
problem report form
MSU Counseling Center
Student Services Building, Room 207
Counseling Services—faculty, staff, & postdocs
MSU offers the Employee Assistance Program for faculty and staff (including postdocs and graduate students). In addition, MSU's Department of Human Development and Family Studies offers a couple and family therapy clinic on a sliding scale fee basis.
The MSU Postdoctoral Association maintains lists of counseling and mentoring services.
Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion
The College of Natural Sciences DEI website has links for training programs and events, as well as a comprehensive listing of campus resources.
Olin Health Center
Student Legal Services
Within the astronomy group, the Stellar Mentorship Program matches undergraduate students, graduate students, and postdocs with mentors.
The MSU Postdoctoral Association maintains lists of resources for career development.
AstroBetter has links to resources for professional astronomers and includes a wiki with extensive lists of "how-tos" and the astronomy job rumor mill.
With the exception of health professionals, all University employees are obligated to report relationship violence or sexual misconduct.
The Counseling and Psychiatric Services at MSU has a "Know More" poster that provides a nice summary of campus resources.
MSU Sexual Assault Program
Student Services Building, Room 14
MSU Safe Place
Report harassment to the Office for Institutional Equity (517-353-3922).
For further information, see MSU's policy on relationship violence and sexual misconduct.