Services and Programs

MSU Safe Place is a program with a mission to address relationship violence and stalking.  We are located on the campus of Michigan State University and serve students, faculty, staff and their spouses/partners and non-affiliated members of the surrounding communities. We provide advocacy, emergency shelter, counseling, support groups, safety planning, information and referrals to survivors of violence and their minor children.  All services are free and confidential. To access services call (517) 355-1100.

MSU Safe Place also provides career development experiences through volunteer and internship opportunities. These opportunities include child care, crisis intervention, community education, advocacy and staffing fundraisers and special events.

Support Services

Community Education

Milton E. and Kathleen D. Muelder Scholarship

Volunteer and Internship Opportunities

Batterer Counseling and Referral Information

Referral Forms/Resources


MSU Safe Place follows practices outlined by Michigan State University, which state we will not discriminate against anyone because of their age, color, gender, gender identity, disability status, height, marital status, national origin, political persuasion, race, religion, sexual orientation, veteran status, or weight.  In addition, Safe Place does not discriminate based on ethnicity, immigration status and geographic isolation. This extends to staffing and all services, including shelter, counseling, advocacy, and community education.