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Personal and Professional Support

Advice from the MSU Astro Community

Conflict Resolution within the University

MSU Ombudsperson
 North Kedzie Hall, Room 129
 problem report form

Counseling Services—students

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.

Health Sevices—students

 Olin Health Center

Student Legal Services

Professional Development

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.

Sexual Assault/Harassment

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.

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