Planning a trip to Michigan State University in East Lansing? We compiled all the necessary resources to make planning your trip to East Lansing a breeze including restaurants and hotels, must-see attractions and more. MSU offers so many attractions you just might find you won't even need to leave campus!
Did you know these fun facts about Michigan State University?
- MSU became the first agricultural college in the United States in 1855
- The college went through five names changes before it was called Michigan State University
- Sparty is a three-time national top collegiate mascot
Parking is now a breeze!
You can now get real-time parking availability in East Lansing—perfect for those busy football Saturdays!
Where to eat
East Lansing is a vibrant, eclectic college town full of great dining options. From the fan-inspired Spartan Hall of Fame Cafe, to fool-proof options like Fieldhouse, East Lansing has options to suit not just every taste, but every budget—find a comprehensive list here. If you're a self-proclaimed "Foodie" then check out the For Foodies page that we created specifically for you.
Jolly Pumpkin Cafe & Brewery
Discover delicious food offerings and award-winning beer, with a style and menu unique to East Lansing.Read More
MSU is more than just a Big Ten university. From the exquisite gardens of the W.J. Beal Botanical Gardens to the awe-inspiring modern art of the Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum...well, like we said earlier there is plenty to keep you busy right on campus.
MSU Horticulture Gardens
Stroll the 4-H Children's Garden and award winning horticultural gardens.Read More
Come see the beauty of the tower and listen to carrillonneurs play noontime recitals.Read More
Meet the Spartans
Ever year MSU fans of all ages are invited to meet and receive autographs from coaching staff and…
Help kick-off the start of a new season! The men's and women's basketball will be signing autographs…
Featuring performances by the MSU wind symphony, Spartan marching band, drumline and faculty…
Places to Stay in East Lansing
Finding accommodations can be a challenge for any trip. We've taken the headache out of the trip planning and compiled a list of places to stay during your MSU trip. Scroll through the list to view the full list of the available hotels in East Lansing.