The RCPD is committed to lead Michigan State University in maximizing ability and opportunity for full participation by persons with disabilities.
434 Farm Lane, #120
Michigan State University
East Lansing, MI 48824-1033
(517) 884-RCPD (4-7273)
TTY: (517) 355-1293
Fax: (517) 432-3191
RCPD has identified nine broad categories listed below to represent a spectrum of disabilities. It is important to Identify and Register a Disability to receive individual needs assessments, services and accommodations from RCPD.
Programs & Services
Michigan State University demonstrates international leadership in providing the latest disability technology, resources and services through its Signature Programs at the Resource Center for Persons with Disabilities.
- Scholarships & Awards
Scholarship applications are welcomed throughout the year, but strongly encouraged between December and February.
- Samaritan Scholar Award
- Robert L. Decker & Benjamin Muns Friendship Memorial Scholarship
- Katrina Tagget Fellowship
- Anita Giampalmi Scholarship
- Shawn M. Koch Memorial Scholarship
- Tower Guard Scholarship
- Study Abroad Scholarship for Students with Disabilities
- Athletes with Disabilities Network Scholarship
- Partnered Scholarships
Award nominations for the Spirit of Ability, Student Leadership & Service, and Outstanding Alumnus Award are welcomed throughout the year. RCPD has a legacy of important award recipients from the past, starting with the Judy Gentile Award.
Awareness & Explorations in Ability Resources
These resources are for the faculty and the greater MSU community to learn about current issues, organizations, technology and legislation regarding disabilities. These resources are intended to help you understand and work with people who have disabilities. There are also volunteer and employment opportunities listed on this page.
- Request Accommodations
- Make a Gift
- Ability Blog