Professional Development Opportunities


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New Student Organization Orientation

We are happy to set up New Student Organization Orientations by appointment. Email us at [email protected] to schedule.

Campus Partner Presentations/Trainings

University Police Dept. (UPD)

UPD is always willing to present to your group or just have them there to answer any questions students have.  Here is a list of the presentations topics:

  1. Active Shooter Presentation
  2. Preventing Workplace Violence Presentation
  3. Robbery Presentation
  4. Personal Safety and Security Presentation
  5. Identity Theft Presentation
  6. University Police Department Overview Presentation

All you have to do to have a presentation delivered is contact Lieutenant Michael Stanley at 994-1203 or email him at [email protected].

Please see the UPD Presentations webiste for more information.

Counseling & Psychological Services (CPS)

CPS provides a suicide prevention training called QPR (Question, Persuade, Refer). Visit the Suicide Prevention website and email Brian Kassar to schedule a Suicide Prevention training.

Diversity and Inclusion Student Commons (DISC)

DISC offers Safe Zone training. The mission of Safe Zone at MSU is to promote an inviting and inclusive environment that is emotionally and physically safe for LGBTQIQ (lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, intersex, questioning) students, faculty, and staff.

To request a Safe Zone workshop, fill out a Workshop Request Form.

MSU Catering has graciously created a catering menu with student group prices!  If what you are looking for isn't on the student group menu, your club can automatically receive 10% off their regular menu. Contact MSU Catering for the student group rates.

  • Change Makers: Is your student organization looking for an extra oomph? MSU Changemakers offers guidance, mentorship, and leadership training to students and student organizations looking to make positive changes in their community. Student associates work one-on-one with applicants to develop the skills necessary for effective leadership and project planning.Change Makers
  • By Laws Template
  • Constitution and By Laws
  • If you have elected new leaders anytime during the year, be sure to update your CatsConnect roster!

Follow this link for the Student Organization Fundraising Guide!