Michigan State has thrived because of the investment Michigan’s taxpayers and leaders have made over many generations. In turn, Michigan State is now a major economic engine, accounting for $5.8 billion in total economic impact statewide.

Below are links to resources and organizations that support higher education and Michigan's students and families. 

The Spartan Advocate
The Spartan Advocate, an initiative of MSU’s Office of Governmental Affairs, has the facts, resources, and opportunities to help people communicate the importance of supporting Michigan State University and higher education to state of Michigan elected officials, the media, and more.

MSU Extension
Michigan State University Extension helps people improve their lives by bringing the vast knowledge resources of MSU directly to individuals, communities and businesses. Learn about Extension's leadership and the district coordinators who work across the state organizing and reporting on Extension's relationships with community-based partners. 

Michigan Association of State Universities
The Michigan Association of State Universities serves as a forum for the presidents and chancellors of Michigan’s 15 public universities to discuss and frame positions on key higher education finance and policy issues.