Community Relations and Community Service & Engagement

MSU facilitates student learning through meaningful internship, volunteer, and service projects that inspire learning and civic engagement.
U-LINK Detroit

The Universities Link Detroit (U-LINK Detroit) is comprised of Government & Community Relations Executives of the public universities having a physical presence within the City of Detroit.

Its purpose is to drive a Public University Community Relations Strategy that creates a sense of access to each U-LINK institution, to pursue collaborative involvement in public policy and economic issues related to Detroit and the region, and to ensure awareness of U-LINK institution’s research & programmatic contributions to the city of Detroit U-Link.

Detroit PAL
In partnership with the Detroit Police Department and community volunteers, Detroit PAL is helping youth find their greatness through athletic, academic, and leadership development programs.
Third Judicial Circuit
The Third Judicial Circuit is the largest circuit court in Michigan, with 58 judges and three operating divisions.  The Third Circuit Court has jurisdiction over Civil, Criminal, and Family matters arising in the County of Wayne.  The National Center for State Courts has cited the Third Circuit Court as one of the model urban courts in the United States for case flow management and the timely disposition of the Court's docket.
Southeast Michigan HIV Aid Council (SEMHAC)
Sharpen your knowledge with a unique opportunity offered in Detroit.  SEMHAC sponsors Project L.E.A.P. (Learning, Empowerment, Advocacy, Participation), the most comprehensive advocacy training program in the nation for people living with HIV.
Ecumenical Theological Seminary (ETS)
The Ecumenical Theological Seminary is the only fully accredited Protestant seminary located in the heart of Detroit offering an urban perspective to theological teaching.