The Department of Agricultural, Food, and Resource Economics offers three bachelor of science degrees. Learn more about each of our majors:

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Our advisors are Lisa Henry and Marcus Martin.

Express Advising - First week of classes - Online Only

Wednesday – 9:00a – 11:00a and 1:00p – 3:00p 

Thursday - 9:00a – 11:00a and 1:00p – 3:00p 

Friday - 9:00a – 11:00a and 1:00p – 3:00p 

Monday - University Closed

Tuesday – 9:00a – 11:00a and 1:00p – 3:00p 

Wednesday - 9:00a – 11:00a and 1:00p – 3:00p 

“Express” advising is for general advising for Fall 2021 only.  Appointments are a 15-minute time frame so the advisor can accommodate as many students as possible.  


Meeting ID: 973 5248 4357 

Passcode: AFREExpres 

Advising appointments are scheduled online and are generally 30 minutes.

To schedule an appointment:

  • Login to https://student.msu.edu/
  • Navigation: Student Homepage > Academic Progress > Advising/Tutoring Appointments
  • Complete the following fields in the New Appointment section:
    1. Category – Select Advising
    2. Advising Unit – College of Agriculture and Natural Resources Advising
    3. Appointment Reason – select your major
    4. Additional Information – must include info as to why you’re making this appointment.  This info helps me prepare for our meeting.
    5. Appointment Type –Phone
      • Phone – please list your preferred phone and we will call you.
      • Zoom – I will send you a zoom link to join for you assigned meeting time.

6. Select Advisor – Select Lisa Henry students last name A-L or Marcus Martin students last name M-Z
7. Select Day and time – Choose a preferred day and a preferred time from the menu and hit “Select Time”

      • PLEASE NOTE – currently you cannot make appointment more than 7 days in advance, and less than 1 day before.

8. Then Book it!  You should be all set.  You should receive a confirmation email.

  • Find links below to short and long versions of how to set up an advising or tutoring appointment. The short version provides quick, step-by-step instructions, whereas the long version provides companion screenshots with step-by-step instructions. These guides will also be updated as needed.
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  • For technical issues (authentication, logging in, browser issues, or system errors), or to be routed to the appropriate support team, call the MSU IT Service Desk at (517) 432-6200 or toll free at (844) 678-6200.


  • The AFRE Undergraduate Policy Committee Student Representatives want to hear from you! If you have any comments or concerns regarding EEM, FIM or ABM curriculum or other academic issues, please send them to us at AFREstudentpolicy@gmail.com and we will make sure your concerns are heard by the committee.

Course Substitution


  • For overrides, please fill out this form to request an override.  ABM, FIM and EEM courses only.

Change your Major

  • Freshman (less than 28 credits) - To request a major change, visit the advising office in any Neighborhood Engagement Center.
  • Sophomore (28 minimum credits), Junior or Senior - Major Change Form.  If you have at least a 2.0 gpa we encourage you to schedule a meeting with an ABM, EEM or FIM advisor for enrollment and graduation planning.
  • Your major change generally takes effect between 24-48 hours.

Undergraduate Scholarships

Click the links below for scholarship details:
Environmental Economics and Management
Food Industry Management
Jake and Maxine Ferris Undergraduate Study Abroad

A Current ABM, EEM, and FIM Major (not minor)
In Good Academic Standing (2.0 or higher GPA)
A Domestic Student
Not Graduate Before Fall Semester 2021
Making Progress Towards an ABM, EEM, or FIM Degree

Applications are DUE:  FRIDAY, JANUARY 22, 2021
(For more information, please see application)

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