Behind the Scenes @ MSU: Material & Logistics

The Material & Logistics department (M&L) in Infrastructure Planning and Facilities is one of the biggest operations on campus you’ve never heard about.

2023 Arbor Day Celebration

MSU will celebrate Arbor Day with a tree planting and more.

Land Use Plan team holding Town Halls, April 11 & 12

The Michigan State University Facilities and Land Use Plan team will present their preliminary recommendations about the long-term future of MSU’s physical campus at two upcoming open house input sessions. You will be able to see the preliminary campus plans with video fly-overs and in virtual reality with VR goggles!

2023 Spring Cooling Reminder

MSU follows a systematic and environmentally conscious plan when cooling campus buildings during the warmer months. Each year, MSU expects to be ready to provide cooling to campus facilities starting mid-spring. An exact date is dependent upon weather trends and sustained above-freezing temperatures.

MSU Multicultural Center construction to commence this spring

Michigan State University is on the cusp of making history with construction of the university’s first free-standing multicultural center scheduled to begin this spring. In February, the Board of Trustees gave the university the green light to break ground on the $38 million, 34,000-square-foot facility on the corner of North Shaw and Farm lanes.

Power plant upgrades to move MSU closer to greenhouse gas reduction goals

New energy generation systems now operational at Michigan State University’s T.B. Simon Power Plant will greatly advance the university’s efforts to cut its greenhouse gas emissions.

Farm Lane Bridge, intersections to close for summer semester

The East Lansing campus’ main artery over the Red Cedar River will close during the summer semester for the first phase of a $44 million reconstruction project, greatly affecting vehicle and pedestrian traffic.

IPF Contractors May Resume Work Feb. 16

Notice to construction contractors.

IPF names new Real Estate Operations director

MSU Infrastructure Planning and Facilities has named Marchan Darby as IPF’s new Real Estate Operations director to lead the university’s real estate efforts.

2022: The Year in Review

With a university the size of a small city, our focus is supporting MSU’s infrastructure needs while being responsible stewards of MSU’s resources and minimizing our environmental impact. Here are just a few of the highlights from IPF’s work in 2022.