University Archives and Historical Collections: University Archives & Historical Collections of Michigan State University is a place of discovery. More than 150 years of MSU history can be explored, including original letters and diaries, photographs, and oral histories.
MSU Special Collections: Special Collections was established in 1962 to hold, preserve, build, and make accessible rare materials and special collections in the MSU Libraries. All materials must be used in the Special Collections reading room to protect and preserve them for use today and in the future.
Infrastructure Planning and Facilities: Infrastructure Planning and Facilities plans, builds and maintains the physical environment for the university’s education, research and outreach missions. The unit is comprised of numerous professionals who specialize in their areas of expertise, guaranteeing the best care and stewardship of MSU’s campus. As a unit, our collective vision is to be the most high-performing, innovative, leading-edge facilities organization in the nation, with a focus on quality, customer satisfaction and value in all we do.
Remote Sensing and GIS Aerial Imagery Archive: The RS&GIS Aerial Imagery Archive at Michigan State University is the best place to acquire historic imagery needed to complete your research or analysis. Our Archive is home to the largest repository of remotely-sensed imagery for Michigan.
MSU Student Organic Farm: The MSU Student Organic Farm is a 15-acre, certified organic year-round teaching and production farm. Our markets include 48-week CSA, 7-month on campus farm stand, sales to MSU dining halls and other wholesale outlets. We use passive solar greenhouses (hoophouses) to produce and distribute fresh produce all year long.
MSU Food Truck & Eat at State: The Eat at State ON-THE-GO Food Truck is MSU’s very own food truck. The truck operates seasonally and parks at various locations across campus for lunch and late-night dining. Offering rotating, seasonal menus using locally sourced ingredients from the MSU Dairy Store, MSU Student Organic Farm and more, the food truck offers guests a unique dining experience.
LEADR | Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research: The Lab for the Education and Advancement in Digital Research (LEADR), is an interdisciplinary space for undergraduates and graduate students to learn, experiment, and build with cutting-edge tools, technologies, and methods for digital social science and humanities. A collaboration between History, Anthropology, and Matrix, LEADR is a place for students from across these disciplines to develop innovative digital and web-based projects in collaboration with other students, faculty, and digital humanities specialists. LEADR will also host and aid in the development of History and Anthropology courses with a focus on experiential learning and digital pedagogies. In addition to housing a wide range of state-of-the-art technology and equipment, LEADR is a space for teaching and learning through workshops, courses, individual mentorship, project development, and scholarly play. History and Anthropology majors at MSU, as well as students enrolled in a class that meets in LEADR, are invited to use the lab and its resources.