Welcome From the Provost & Executive Director


            June Youatt



  Barbara Roberts

 Executive Director

Services & Resources


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Artist Zahrah Resh is collaborating with the public to create an East Lansing iteration of her award-winning butterfly garden, in partnership with MSU's AgeAlive program, at the MSU Broad Art Lab.
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Research shows that Americans work more hours than anyone in the industrialized world. We need to be sure we are taking care of our physical, emotional, and relationship health. 
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Research has shown that a student’s skills and knowledge often deteriorate during the summer months. Some kids like their screens so much that their activity declines, often leading to weight gain. Academic activity during the summer months can improve achievement.
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Thank you to everyone who responded to our 2019 Spring WorkLife Office Satisfaction Survey!  We appreciate your help to keep us informed about our performance. We send out satisfaction surveys twice a year to gather feedback from you and others to help us get better at doing what we enjoy doing so much – helping people across the university.

Upcoming Events

4:00 - 7:00 p.m.
8 a.m. - 4 p.m., doors open at 7:45 a.m.
7:00 a.m. - 1:30 p.m.


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.
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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.
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The MSU WorkLife Office newsletter features articles, events and resources that help keep you in touch with information on campus and beyond.

Outstanding Supervisor Award

Web-Homepage-Graphic550.jpg The Outstanding Supervisor Award honors MSU supervisors who have consistently demonstrated work/life sensitivity and support of the professional/personal needs of the employees in their unit. Read more...