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Spartan Parents

Parents Power Spartan Success

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Sending your student to college is a life-changing experience. Michigan State is more than a place where students go to develop their passions and gain skills for a successful future: it is a community, a home, a Spartan family.

Spartan parents impact every level of the student experience. The transformational opportunities a Michigan State University education unlocks are only possible because of the involvement, leadership, and support of bold Spartan parents, like you!

Together, gifts from Spartan parents enhance the MSU experience for your child – and all those who follow. Here is how you can make an impact and get involved today!

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Spartan Parent Impact Fund

Whether supporting academic programming, providing critical funding assistance for students facing emergency financial needs, or helping supply students with resources to support virtual learning, gifts to the Spartan Parent Impact Fund directly impact student success outcomes. 

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Emergency Support

During these challenging times, Spartans are coming together to serve, support, and empower each other. You can help MSU students struggling with financial challenges caused by the pandemic or other unanticipated emergency expenses by supporting a student emergency fund today.

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It's likely your Spartan will discover new career goals and possibly even change majors. The Career Services Network exists to help students navigate these changes and prepare for a successful futures. Join Spartan parents by making a gift that supports the Career Services Network today!


Give Online

It’s easier than ever to give online with three giving options:

  1. Make a recurring monthly gift to the Spartan Parents Fund - your gift will be charged automatically each month to your credit or debit card.

  2. Make a one-time gift to the Spartan Parents Fund - your gift will be charged to your credit or debit card.

  3. Make a one-time gift to an area of your choosing - your gift will be charged to your credit or debit card.

Questions? Contact: Brian Keehner, Director, Parent and Family Giving, 517-884-1056,