From the President, Provost & Executive Director

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Lou Anna K. Simon



June Youatt



Barbara Roberts

Executive Director

Services & Resources


National Work and Family Month Logo
According to the WorldatWork website, “National Work & Family Month, established in 2003 and celebrated every October, focuses on the challenges working families face every day. The month is nationally recognized by businesses, academic institutions, federal agencies, members of Congress, work-life advocacy groups and individuals who want to make it easier for employees to succeed at work and at home.”
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Michigan State University became a tobacco-free campus on August 15, 2016. To help faculty and staff with this transition, the Breathe Easy: Tobacco and Nicotine Cessation Program is offered.
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Condescending comments, put-downs and sarcasm have become commonplace in the politically charged workplace, and a new study co-authored by a Michigan State University business scholar shows how this incivility may be spreading.
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MSU's Philip Pucillo and Patricia Marin can discuss the June 23 ruling by the Supreme Court that the University of Texas may consider the race of student applicants in a limited way to build a diverse student body.

Upcoming Events

5:30PM Dinner; 7:00PM MSU Women's Volleyball Game



MSU supports all of its faculty and staff to connect and navigate multiple roles throughout workplace, career and life transitions.


The WorkLife Office partners with the community to create an inclusive, responsive work environment where all faculty and staff are respected and supported toward well-being in work and personal lives.


Reflecting MSU's values of quality, inclusiveness and connectivity, the WorkLife Office strives for excellence, equity and synergy.



Cover of the WorkLife Guide, For MSU Facutly and Staff
This WorkLife Guide will help connect you to the breadth of resources available to you on campus and in the community for your work and personal lives. Whether you are a faculty member, support staff, or administrator, your ability to navigate your work and personal lives compatibly will help you be a productive, satisfied, successful, and healthy member of the MSU community.
Cover of the Things to Do at MSU 2016 edition
This activity guide assists all families in exploring their community and helps them become acquainted with this rich environment. Whether you are an MSU faculty, staff or student or a community member, you will find activity information for people of all ages on campus and in the Greater Lansing area.
Cover of the MSU WorkLife Connections Newsletter
The MSU WorkLife Office newsletter features articles, events and resources that help keep you in touch with information on campus and beyond.