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For Students

Let’s Make
Amazing Things


Get creative all day,
every day.

Did you know that approximately 80% of your time as an MSU student is spent outside the classroom?

There’s always something to do in the arts on this campus, each as vibrant and diverse as our Spartan community. Whether you’re looking to check out live music or theater straight from Broadway, get hands-on with artmaking, or connect with new friends, you can find something here that sparks your creativity every day.

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Thousands of creative careers await you after graduation, but your journey to land the job of your dreams can start right here at MSU. 

Paid internships, fellowships, and jobs in the arts at MSU range from roles in education, curation, research, conservation, communications and marketing, operations, visitor experience, technology, and beyond. These practical, professional experiential learning opportunities provide MSU students with pathways to build viable careers and to network with creatives from around the country in ways that are fully integrated with the Spartan experience. 

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A lifetime of curiosity and expression begins here. From undergraduate to doctoral, discover academic programs that allow you to merge the creative with the critical.


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Student Tickets at Wharton Center

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Ticket Discounts for MSU Students

Hey Spartans! Did you know that you get discounted tickets to most shows at Wharton Center? Starting at $19 for Performing Arts shows and $29 for Broadway shows, your time at MSU is the perfect opportunity to experience the best live entertainment right here on campus.

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Find Your Community

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Join a Registered Student Organization

Find your community here at MSU! Registered Student Organizations (RSOs) are a great way to make friends and build relationships as you journey through your college experience. There are 1,000s of RSOs at MSU, with over 100 dedicated to the arts. No matter your major, you don’t have to leave your passions behind when you leave high school.


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Michigan State University is part of the Student-Made network, working to expand the reach and engage more entrepreneurial students at campuses across the country! Presented in partnership with The Burgess Institute, Student-Made is not only a marketplace of student creations, but a way to support student creators across all years, majors, and backgrounds.

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