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Your Spartan Card

  • Your photo will be taken and you will receive your Spartan Card. This card has many uses including:
    • Identification
    • Building Access
    • Bus Pass – Fall and Spring semesters
    • Access to gated parking lots
    • Discounts/Services at local businesses
    • Library Card
    • Purchase meal plans

Important Documents to Review

Highlights from the Human Resources website


  • You will be issued your MSU NetID and given your PIN to activate the NetID.
  • Please note that you may not be able to access the EBS Portal until the day after your first day of employment.
  • Pre-registration of device(s) for two-factor authentication will be necessary for completing benefits enrollment.
  • Information and instructions for two-factor authentication

Access to MSU’s email system will be reviewed

Important paperwork that will be completed during orientation includes:

  • Form I-9 (if not already complete)
  • Personal Employment Information
  • Union Card

Forms that may be completed at orientation or at a later time via the EBS Portal:

  • Parking/Vehicle Registration