RHS News

McDonel Hall

Senior Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprises Vennie Gore addresses COVID-19, the events at the U.S. Capitol, the upcoming inauguration, and mental health resources.

Serving State Winter 2021 issue cover

The latest issue of Serving State is now available. 2020 was a year no one anticipated, and the division came together in ways it never has before. In this special issue, read about just exactly how each RHS unit has responded to the myriad changes throughout the pandemic and why it's a true honor to be a part of Team RHS.

Read the full issue by clicking here.


Beginning with the first-year entering class of fall 2021, on-campus living will be extended to include a second academic year. 

Sparty Statue in Winter

Senior Vice President Gore addresses the three-week “Pause to Save Lives” to continue mitigation techniques and reduce the spread of the coronavirus.


Senior Vice President for Auxiliary Enterprises and Interim Vice President for Student Affairs and Services Vennie Gore addresses upcoming events around campus and East Lansing. 

Acts of Care Exhibit Wall

During the past several months, the COVID-19 pandemic and nationwide civil unrest surrounding systemic racism have put our daily routines on pause. During this era of uncertainty, many Spartans have stepped up to provide help around the MSU community in different ways. “Acts of Care” is one of the newest installations at Michigan State’s Eli and Edythe Broad Art Museum. It was created to display appreciation for those who have provided extra help.

Williams Hall

To encourage social connections and student success during their transition to college with learning remotely, MSU launched a new mentoring program: Circles of Success.

Mobile Ordering Now Available!

Eat at State is pleased to announce the launch of mobile ordering! Our new app allows you to pre-order your meal for pick up at open residential dining halls and pay with an on-campus dining plan. Spartan Cash and debit/credit card transactions will be accepted soon as well.

A full menu of selections is offered, including a Mediterranean breakfast bowl, MSU Bakers cinnamon roll, burger options and a chicken Caesar wrap. See the mobile ordering menu online.


Residential and Hospitality Services (RHS) and MSU IT are piloting a new model for how IT support will be collaboratively managed. As a part of the new model, Information Services will become AE Digital Strategies and Services (DSS). 

This new model:

Engineering student works on dish room project

A senior class of MSU engineering students began working with Culinary Services (CS) on a capstone project in fall semester 2019 focused on building a robot that can sort silverware in our dish rooms.