The mission of the Office of the University Physician is to oversee areas at MSU where there is a requirement or need for specific programs or policies that impact the health and safety of the people who work, learn, and live at MSU. Simply stated, the mission is to facilitate compliance with existing state and federal statutes in occupational health, as well as to optimize the public health environment.

The subunits that are involved in carrying out this mission include Employee Assistance Program (EAP), Health4U Program (H4U), Food and Water Sanitarian, Occupational Health, and Travel Clinic.