Find the right fit.

Michigan State University operates one of the largest and most imitated residence hall systems in the country. MSU's 27 undergraduate residence halls are grouped into five neighborhoods to offer students an abundance of living and dining options.

When you move into a neighborhood, you begin to experience MSU on a more personal level. Places to eat, academic support, health services and friends are built-in. All that's needed is you.

Each neighborhood is designed to help you succeed and thrive as a Spartan. Explore them all below.


Recent state-of-the-art renovations have made Brody Neighborhood one of the most desirable residential choices for students. Brody Square sets a high bar in campus dining, and the neighborhood's location near Breslin Center Student Events Center means you don't have to go far to cheer on your fellow Spartans from the Izzone. Residence halls are Armstrong, Bailey, Bryan, Butterfield, Emmons and Rather.


Close to bustling Grand River Avenue and downtown East Lansing, North Neighborhood is one of MSU's most historic and traditional areas. Students get the Spartan experience while living amidst some of the most beautiful settings on campus. Residence halls are Campbell, Landon, Mason/Abbot, Mayo, Snyder/Phillips, Williams and Yakeley/Gilchrist.


Home to Hubbard Hall, one of the tallest buildings in East Lansing, East Neighborhood also boasts the Lyman Briggs College residential program and the Edge, MSU's most recently renovated dining hall. Situated near the Wharton Center for Performing Arts and the popular IM Sports-East exercise facility, the neighborhood seamlessly combines the artistic and the athletic. In addition to Hubbard, residence halls are Akers and Holmes.

River Trail

The picturesque residence halls along the Red Cedar River provide the perfect location for the college experience. Home to the business residential program and close to a plethora of amenities and resources, the River Trail Neighborhood accommodates students with an array of interests and backgrounds. Residence halls are McDonel, Owen, Shaw and Van Hoosen.


Home to students in MSU's residential programs in James Madison and engineering, along with students with interests from across the academic spectrum, South Neighborhood is as diverse as it is active. Its close proximity to Spartan Stadium also makes home football game days even more exciting and convenient. Residence halls are Case, Holden, Wilson and Wonders.