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Welcome to the RCPDWhat's Your Story?Awards and Appreciation Reception“Pursuing a Dream and Beating the Odds”“Persistence and Inspiration” Alex's Great State Race

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?

Awards and Appreciation Reception

This upcoming April 22nd, 2016 we will honor the outstanding achievements of scholarship recipients, exceptional faculty and staff. Visit our Awards Recipients page to nominate individuals and RSVP!

“Pursuing a Dream and Beating the Odds”

Watch RCPD Student, Jordyn Castor, become “Wall Street Ready” as she transforms a scholarship from the RCPD into career opportunities. 

“Persistence and Inspiration”

Dr. Daehee Lee (2014 Outstanding Alumnus), share's insights on selecting MSU, moving to America, earning dual advanced degrees and leading in his career. 

Alex's Great State Race

The 64 mile race celebrating Alex Powell’s life brought national attention to the two Big Ten powerhouses in the state of Michigan, and the services that support students like Alex: MSU’s RCPD, and U of M's Services for Students with Disabilities.

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...

The six weeks I spent in London during the summer of 1997 were some of the best of my life despite, and in part perhaps because of, my disability.
Nick, Study Abroad participant

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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

  • Jordan’s Collegiate Success Achieved Through RCPD Scholarship

    Jordan exemplifies a true Spartan spotting opportunity and taking action to achieve it. His trip to Europe for the World Saxophone Congress was a special opportunity made possible by private gifts toward the Michael J. Hudson Emerging Opportunities Endowment.

  • RCPD Is Seeking Next Generation Talent: One Open Position

    The RCPD is committed to improving the lives of students and staff across campus and beyond, and we are looking for additional individuals who share our passion and dedication.

  • Accessible Art Exhibit Partnership Extends RCPD Mission

    The Exceptions Journal, an MSU Student Organization,hosted the communities’ first ‘Accessible Art Exhibit’. Several community and campus partnerships were instrumental in the success of this inclusive event.