Frequently Asked Questions


Important First Steps:

1. Secure Banking

2. Find Housing

3. Sign-up for Medical Insurance - Michigan Health Insurance Plans or Aetna Student Health

4. Attend New Student Orientation

How do I get access to MSU mail?
Go to a web browser and type in the following address, http://www.mail.msu.edu. If you have not set-up (activated) your account, click the link on the right hand side.  You will need to know your PID and PAN to set it up.

How do I get access to Engineering mail?

All College of Engineering faculty, students, staff, visiting scholars, and guests may have an engineering account (EGR NetID) to access all of the engineering computer systems and resources. To learn about the benefits associated with your account, what features are available, edit and review your account settings, see the EGR NetID page. Or if you would like to apply for an engineering account of your own, fill out the New User form.

How do I access StuInfo?
The url for StuInfo is https://stuinfo.msu.edu/AppLogin.asp.  Your MSU ID and password as your sign-in.  StuInfo matches your ID with your record and allows you access according to your status.  It is not possible to access other students' information.

How do I access MSU Schedule of Courses?
The address for Schedule of Courses is https://schedule.msu.edu/default.asp.  You do need version 4 or later of Netscape or Internet Explorer and Java needs to be enabled on your computer.  General procedures, requirements and helpful advice about Schedule of Courses is available at https://schedule.msu.edu/instructions.asp.

How do I get a Student ID card?
In order to obtain a new or replacement ID, you must bring government issued photo identification such as a valid driver's license, passport, state or federal ID, to the ID Office in 170 International Center (next to the food court). The ID Office is open Monday-Friday from 8 a.m.-5 p.m. (http://idoffice.msu.edu/) For more information, click here to see the ID office Requirements page.

How do I get an MSU Parking Pass?
You can find out more information about how to purchase a parking pass on the MSU Police website, the address is http://police.msu.edu/permits.asp

How do I purchase a bus pass?
The CATA bus transportation system is frequently used by MSU students.  You can find out more information on how to purchase a bus pass at the CATA website: http://www.cata.org.

Where can I get a bike?
Check out www.bikes.msu.edu, you can rent a canoe through MSU Bikes too!