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Residential Business Program

The Residential Business Program Community at Michigan State University is dedicated to creating a residential academic experience to promote, enhance, and support students’ academic, personal, and professional growth in their development as business students in a diverse and multicultural world. The RBP Community prepares students to be business leaders and encourages their own professional development throughout their college experience. This community living experience will also assist students in acquiring the relational skills necessary to succeed and lead in today’s global society. Through a seamless environment of academic and experiential learning activities, students develop business leadership competencies in a collaborative, inclusive, and multicultural environment.


Core Values

  • Integrity
  • Inclusiveness/Multiculturalism
  • Leadership Excellence
  • Effective Communication
  • Social/Personal Responsibility
  • Making a Difference


The RBP Community is an exciting living, learning, and leadership opportunity for incoming freshmen and undergraduates pursuing a business degree in the Broad College of Business. Through a fantastic support system consisting of the Broad College’s nationally acclaimed Lear Corporation Career Services Center, Multicultural Business Programs, and Undergraduate Academic Services, the Residential Business Program will help students develop the academic and professional profile needed to succeed in college and in a career after graduation.



Students who participate in the RBP will experience three significant benefits:

  • Support as they transition to college life
  • Resources for successful admission to the Broad College
  • Growth in cultural intelligence and leadership skills that corporate recruiters expect

Apply Here

If you have more questions about the RBP and how it can help you succeed at Michigan State University and in the business profession, please contact us at We have RBP leaders who are there to respond to your questions from a student perspective, so do not hesitate to reach out! Another way to learn more about the RBP Community it to attend one of our Friday Sessions where you will hear a presentation about the RBP experience, listen to a panel of current and past RBP students and have a tour of McDonel Hall. Sign up today:


RBP Community Contact Information

Amy Radford-Popp, PhD
Assistant Director
Residential Business Program & Undergraduate Academic Services
Anne Samuel Crain, MSW
Program Coordinator
Multicultural Business Programs

Eli Broad College of Business
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