Michigan State University is subject to certain governmental recordkeeping and reporting requirements for the
administration of civil rights laws and regulations. In order to comply with these laws, MSU invites applicants to
voluntarily self-identify their race and ethnicity. Submission of this information is voluntary and refusal to provide
it will not subject you to any adverse treatment. The information will be kept confidential and will only be used
in accordance with the provisions of applicable laws, executive orders, and regulations, including those that
require the information to be summarized and reported to the federal government for civil rights enforcement.