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International Student Lending Center


The Lending Center loans used household items in good condition to MSU international students and scholars. Open Tuesdays: 1:00-2:30 PM and Thursdays: 3:00-4:30 PM.

CVIP Lending Center
1622 D Spartan Village
East Lansing, MI 48823


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


  • Dishes, tableware, serving pieces
  • Pots, pans, and plastic ware
  • Cutting boards, can openers, sharp knives, tea kettles
  • Table cloths, place mats, cloth napkins
  • Small appliances

Living area

  • Lamps, waste baskets/buckets, decorative pillows


  • Sheets and pillow cases, pillows, blankets


  • Towels and wash cloths 

Since the community donates items to the Lending Center, we may not have all these items at all times.

The Lending Center does lend lamps and a few small electrical appliances. The Lending Center does not lend furniture, toys , books or clothing.

For more information on volunteering or donating items to the lending center, call Marge Weldon at 517-582-1369.

MSU Community Volunteers for International Programs (CVIP) is an all-volunteer organization within the Office for International Students and Scholars (OISS) at Michigan State University.