Health4U is focused on helping the MSU community explore the fundamentals of a health-promoting lifestyle. We provide access to high quality, evidence informed, and culturally conscious health education and support.

We offer health and wellness courses, coaching services and departmental services. On our website you will also find articles, resources, and recipes published by Health4U staff.   

MSU community members eligible for Health4U services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees. 

Upcoming Classes

Rest with Music: Fall 2019

Abrams Planetarium12:10 PM - 12:50 PMMondayFreeRegister for this class
  • September 16: Ray Kamalay
  • October 21: Folias Duo
  • November 18: Creature of One

Rest with Music is open to anyone on campus and in the community! Pre-registration is encouraged, but not required.

The Healing Power of Guided Imagery: Fall 2019

Abrams Planetarium12:10 PM - 12:50 PMThursdaysFreeRegister for this class
  • October 31
  • November 7, 14, 21

Understanding Shame and Building Shame Resilience

338, Olin Health Center12:10 PM - 12:50 PMTuesdaysFreeRegistration closed on
  • November 5, 12, 19, 26
  • December 3, 10, 17

You can join the conversation in person, or participate in the group process on-line via Zoom.

Culinary Cooking and Concepts - Holiday Cooking: How to Stress Less and Enjoy More

University Club12:00 PM - 1:00 PMWednesday$10.00 for MSU Employees, $17.50 for guestsRegister for this class

Simplify your holiday meal and still get the whole Ta-Da! Chef John Findley will show you how he does it.

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Upcoming Events

Holiday Make and Take

Plant and Soil Sciences Building (1066 Bogue St, East Lansing, MI, 48824)6:00 PM - 8:30 PM ThursdayVisit Website

Join The Department of Horticulture at the MSU Horticulture Gardens for an evening of creative fun! Each participant will attend 3 workshops and take home items from each.

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Recent Articles

Emotional Wellness @ Work

The Basic Building Blocks of Empathy

Empathy is not something we either have or don't have. Empathy is a skill we can develop that can help us show up for other people when they are having a hard time.

Science of Movement

Physical Literacy: The Foundation for a Life of Movement

Early development of physical literacy is linked to future success in sport and activity participation. In the long run, establishing active habits in children sets them on the path to happier and healthier lives.

Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD)

SAD: What it is and What can be done.

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Featured recipes

Recipe For Health

Sautéed Green Beans with Nouc Cham

In this recipe Chef Kurt teaches you how to make nouc cham, a classic Vietnamese dipping sauce. Balance the amount of lime juice, fish sauce and sugar to suit your preference for sour, salty, and sweet. Serve over vegetables or as a condiment for dipping.

Recipe For Health

Watermelon Salsa

Now’s your chance to switch things up. Watermelon season is a great time to try out this twist on salsa. Easy to make and so refreshing, it’s the perfect summertime side

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Coaching and Counseling Services

Coaching and Counseling Services provides you with access to accurate health and lifestyle information, helping you to explore new behaviors and skills, and identifying useful campus and community resources.

MSU community members eligible for coaching and counseling services include faculty, staff, graduate assistants, and retirees

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Departmental Services

The goal of department based services is to provide work units and colleagues the opportunity to learn about health and wellness as a group activity or exploration.  

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Health e-Guide

Your one stop resource for reliable medical information. Explore Health Topic information for specific health concerns. Interactive Tools uses your responses to questions to help with making medical decisions,  and Learning Centers can provide a more complete understanding of medical concerns.

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