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Health, fitness & wellness

Healthy Blue Xtrassm and Blue 365®: Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan and Blue Care Network members can score big savings on a variety of healthy products and services in Michigan and across the United States. Show you Blues ID card at participating retailers of type in the offer code online to take advantage of the discounts. Visit to access over $7,000 in available savings offers on everything from gym memberships to groceries.

Ideal You Health Center (844) 201-1153 offers MSU employees a 25% discount on their program if you use code weightloss25 during their free remote consultation. They offer remote consultations with weight loss coaches, and everything for the program gets shipped right to your doorstep.

MSU Employee Assistance Program (517-355-4506): Provides personal support, problem solving, counseling and consultation to MSU employees and to their immediate family members.

MSU Health Care and Olin Health Center Pharmacies (517-353-3000): Prescription and over-the-counter medications are provided at competitive prices. Delivery of medications to on-campus locations is available at no charge.

MSU Health4U (517-353-2696): Health4U aims to enhance and expand wellness efforts in partnership with units throughout the University and the community. They offer a wide variety of services are to support individuals in achieving a healthier, happier, longer life. Health4U's ultimate goal is the good health of all members of the MSU community.

MSU Recreational Sports and Fitness Services: MSU recreation facilities (IM Sports West: 517-355-5250; IM Sports East: 517-353-3136; IM Sports Circle: 517- 355-4710; MSU Sailing Center: 517-339-8269 (May-Oct)) IM Sports West and IM Sports East are membership only facilities. Students have access through their recreation fee while faculty and staff pay their membership by semester. You will find fitness centers, group exercise classes and open recreation opportunities at each space. IM West boasts an indoor pool for lap swim, basketball courts and spaces for volleyball, badminton, table tennis and much more. IM East is where you will find an indoor track, multipurpose courts for pick up basketball, volleyball and pickleball. Go to to purchase your membership.

MSU Safe Place (517-355-1100): This program assists students, staff, faculty, alumni, retirees and their partners who experience relationship violence. Services include shelter, advocacy, support counseling, community educational programs and more. All services are confidential and free. A state of the art salon and spa with the goal to educate their students in the highest standards of business, ethics and techniques that will set them apart. Services at the academy are performed by supervised senior students. Offering a 20% discount on any salon or spa service with MSU identification.

The University Club of Michigan State University offers casual and fine dining, leisurely swimming and golf, an upscale fitness center and spa in an environment of comfortable elegance and personal service. Standard social membership privileges include unlimited access to the Club’s dining venues, banquet facilities, outdoor pool, and extensive social and recreational programs, as well as reciprocal privileges at hundreds of clubs around the world. Members also benefit from the outstanding meeting and conference facilities at the adjacent James B. Henry Center for Executive Development, preferred room rates at the adjoining Candlewood Suites, and discounts on services at the U-Club Spa. Optional add-on memberships provide access to our adults-only Fitness Center and full golf privileges at Forest Akers Golf Courses. As an MSU faculty or staff member, you’ll enjoy a $250 discount on the social initiation fee if you simply mention this offer. Good for first-time new members only. For more information, please visit online or call 517-353-5111.

TruHearing is an exclusive hearing aid savings program that isn’t open to the general public. Only members participating in an MSU health plan have access to the special pricing. The average savings range from 30-50% off the retail price of top-of-the-line digital hearing aid models from five of the industry’s leading manufacturers. TruHearing has negotiated a discounted rate of $75 for the first office visit that includes testing, a full evaluation, recommendation and three follow-up visits with your purchase at no additional cost. You will also receive a copy of your test for future reference. Each hearing aid purchase comes with extra benefits like 48 free batteries per aid, a 45-day trial period with a money back guarantee and a three-year manufacturer’s warranty. This discount is open to employees and retirees enrolled in an MSU health plan and up to four dependents. To learn more and/or to schedule a hearing exam contact TruHearing at 800-334-1807 where a representative will be assigned to you or visit

YMCA of Greater Lansing: MSU employees are eligible to have the enrollment fee waived during open enrollment which occurs between August 20th and September 30th. Participating locations include the following:

  • Parkwood YMCA (East Lansing) 517-332-8657
  • Oak Park YMCA (South Lansing) 517-827-9700
  • Downtown YMCA Wellness Center (Downtown Lansing) 517-484-4000
  • Dewitt YMCA 517-668-9622
  • Westside YMCA (West Lansing) 517-316-9622