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The MSU ID Office manages Spartan Cards and MSU NetIDs for MSU students, faculty, staff, and affiliates. In addition, our office troubleshoots issues with Spartan Cards and MSU NetIDs and sells student CATA bus passes, Spartan Cash, and dining plans.

Your Spartan Card serves as an identification card, which distinguishes you as a member of the MSU community. It also serves as an electronic key card and provides access to some buildings and parking gates, MSU Library services, Spartan Cash, admittance to athletic events, and dining plans.

Your MSU NetID provides access to the official MSU network and many other online services on campus. For information about MSU NetIDs, please visit the NetID website.


The MSU ID Office is located inside the International Center, next to Crossroads Food Court. 

MSU ID Office
International Center
427 North Shaw Lane, Room 170
East Lansing, MI 48824

Construction Notice: 

Access to the International Center is affected by the Farm Lane Bridge Reconstruction Project

To park at the closest available employee parking lot, please follow Westbound Shaw Lane Detour map here

For visitors without employee permit, the closest pay-by-plate parking lot is Lot 39, across the street from the International Center.

You may refer to the detour map for additional information





The MSU ID Office is open Monday-Friday from 8:00am-4:45pm.