MSU Student Housing Cooperative

The Michigan State University Student Housing Cooperative (MSU SHC) is a non-profit organization providing a low-cost housing option for students at MSU and surrounding schools. There are more than 200 members in 15 houses across the East Lansing area. Houses vary from five to 29 members, each with their own character and history. 

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How do I join the SHC?

Our application can be found here.

After your receive your welcome letter, you must:

  1. Get a tour of the house(s) you like by contacting the membership officer listed on the house page
  2. Attend a house dinner to meet your potential future housemates
  3. Attend a house meeting to understand facilitation and functioning within the house
  4. Be accepted by a majority vote of current residents
  5. Sign your contract at the SHC office

Then you are a part of our community!