General Information

The Olin Health Center building is the primary health care facility for MSU students and houses several departments including Counseling & Psychiatric Services (CAPS), the Office of the University Physician, Health Services, and some Health Promotion services. 

Health Services and related support services include primary care, allergy/immunizations, sports medicine, laboratory, and physical therapy. Pharmacy and radiology services are also available on campus.

Getting Started at Health Services

Students usually have the option of receiving primary care services at Olin Health Center or in the Neighborhood Clinics located in Brody, Holden, Hubbard and McDonel halls. Neighborhood clicnics are typically open during the fall and spring semesters, and Olin Health Center is open year-round. Hours and availability vary by location.

  • An appointment is necessary for most student health services at Olin and in the neighborhoods.
  • Students can usually get a same-day appointment, especially if they call early in the day.
  • Call (517) 353-4660 to schedule an appointment.
  • Click here for more detailed appointment information
  • Students with an order from a US medical provider for laboratory tests, physical therapy, or prescriptions can contact the appropriate department to receive services. (It does not have to be ordered from an MSU medical provider.)

Use the links at right/above for more information on costs, hours, after-hours options, and how to contact us, as well as Frequently Asked Questions.

Patient Rights & Responsibilities (pdf file)
  • Contact Us

    You can reach us by mail, phone, email, and through "MyMSUHealth," our secure online messaging system.  You can also tell us about your comments, suggestions or concerns by calling the Mediator Office at (517) 432-0003.

    Phone Numbers

    Media requests, Interviews, and Tour requests:

    Please contact the Marketing & Communications office at (517) 432-1553 or visit our Media page.

    Mailing Address

    Student Health Services
    Olin Health Center
    463 E Circle Drive
    East Lansing, MI 48824-1037

    Secure Online Messaging

    MyMSUHealth – Secure online messaging is available through MyMSUHealth.  Once signed up, patients can:

    • communicate with their medical provider,
    • request an appointment,
    • view medical information and update their health history.
    More information is available in the FAQ section of our web site.  If you are already a patient, but not yet registered for MyMSUHealth you can do it now! Go to

    Email is available for general questions and information. Please do not include sensitive or personal information in an email.

    Your Feedback

    If you have a compliment, suggestion, or concern, we’d love to hear from you!

    • Tell us through Survey Monkey. (Please do not include sensitive information over the Internet.)
    • Share your thoughts with our Mediator: (517) 432-0003