Spartan Experience Record

Below is an example of a student’s Spartan Experience Record. To request your record, visit the MSU Registrar’s Office site.

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The first page of your Spartan Experience Record (SER) serves two purposes: to introduce the document and its purpose, and to introduce the types of co-curricular experiences you have participated in at MSU.

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Category icons help you and others define the types of co-curricular experiences you have participated in outside the classroom. Currently, we have 10 possible categories.

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The second page lists the validated co-curricular experiences you have participated in throughout your experience at MSU.

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The category icon appears in the ribbon to note the experiences you participated in related to that icon. For example, all research category experiences will show in this section.

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Your experiences will be listed by the academic year they occurred within each category, sorted from most recent to least recent within each category.

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Within this section, the name of your position, the activity you participated in, and the organization are listed.

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The duration of each experience is listed here.

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The position description contextualizes what you did during your experience. This will be helpful for you to reflect back on your experience, shape your resume, and more.

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The time you committed to this experience is listed here.

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This section focuses on the learning that took place through participating in the experience. A minimum of one to a maximum of five learning outcomes will be listed.

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The MSU Registrar and the Associate Provost for Undergraduate Education sign your SER, making it an official MSU approved document. Your co-curricular experiences are formally recognized by MSU.