Welcome to the RCPDWhat's Your Story?Tower GuardAwards and Appreciation ReceptionStudy Abroad!

Welcome to the RCPD

The Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities is committed to leading Michigan State University in maximizing ability and opportunity for the full participation of persons with disabilities. Explore our website, contact us with any questions, and come visit us soon at MSU!

What's Your Story?

We want to hear from you! Every day, the real work of the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities impacts faculty, students, and parents firsthand. Your stories are essential to inform others of our successes and guide our continued improvement. So tell us--What's your story?

Tower Guard

Tower Guard is the oldest student organization on campus, composed of sophomore students who demonstrate strong leadership, academic excellence, and a desire to help others. They work with students at RCPD, ensuring that everyone can maximize their abilities and succeed. Check out and like their Facebook page!

Awards and Appreciation Reception

The RCPD would like to thank all who attended the 2014 Annual Awards and Appreciation Reception. To see the 2014 awards and scholarship recipients visit our Awards Recipients page.

Study Abroad!

Are you an RCPD student planning on studying abroad? Make sure to meet with your specialist to complete your Study Abroad Disability Request Accommodations Form.

Michael Hudson

Welcome to Michigan State University and the RCPD, where inclusive world-class education advances knowledge and transforms lives. The Director's perspective on ability...

I always wanted to be like everyone else, but you helped me to see that even though I have a learning disorder, I was just as good as everyone else.
Claire, undergraduate

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About Us

Together, we create a welcoming environment, fortify capacity and compassionately challenge people to redefine disability. We grow ambition into personal and professional success by fostering self-advocacy, connected knowledge, innovative technology and community partnerships.

Featured News

  • Outstanding Alumnus, Dr. Daehee Lee, Inspires a Path to Innovation

    The RCPD awarded Dr. Daehee Lee the 2014 Outstanding Alumnus Award for his talent in utilizing his advanced computer science and linguistics degrees to maximize the lives of others.

  • RCPD Celebrates Achievements of the Past, Present and Future with Annual Awards Reception

    Today's Inspiration, Tomorrow's Innovation--The Michigan State University Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities celebrates 42 years of maximizing ability and opportunity, and continues to strive towards a more inclusive tomorrow. On Friday, April 4th the RCPD will host the Annual Awards and Appreciation Reception to recognize students, staff and faculty for their role in making sustainable change for persons with disabilities.

  • RCPD Partners to Prep Students for the Future

    Recently the RCPD in partnership with the Michigan State University Federal Credit Union (MSUFCU) hosted a professional prep dinner to provide essential resources to students, while assisting members and employees to achieve financial security, their goals, and ultimately, their dreams.