International Studies & Programs

International Student Lending Center


Lending Center Co-chairs: Marge Weldon, Stacey Bieler, Barbara Sawyer-Koch

The Lending Center loans used household items in good condition to MSU international students and scholars.

CVIP Lending Center
1434 F Spartan Village
East Lansing, MI 48823

Open Tuesdays: 1 - 2 p.m., Thursdays: 3:30 - 5 p.m.


International students can borrow many household items from the Lending Center including:


  • Dishes, tableware, serving pieces
  • Pots, pans, and plastic ware
  • Kitchen tools: cutting boards, can openers, sharp knives, tea kettles
  • Table cloths, place mats, napkins

Living area

  • Lamps, waste baskets/buckets, throw rugs, home decoration


  • Bedroom linens: sheets, blankets, pillows, pillow cases


  • Towels, wash cloths, bath mats

The Lending Center does not lend furniture or electrical appliances, except for lamps.

For more information on volunteering or donating items to the lending center, call Stacey Bieler at 517-332-0464.