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Michigan Technological University

Educational Resources

Libraries

  • Member of library consortia.
  • 821,279 books, serial backfiles, and other material including government documents.
  • 2,768 current serial subscriptions.
  • 550,341 microforms.
  • 6,913 Audio/Visual items.
  • 13,511 e-books.

Museums & Art

A.E. Seaman Mineral Museum, Rozsa Center for the Performing Arts, The Ford Center & School Research Forest, cosmic ray observatory, x-ray fluorescence spectrometer, process simulation and control center, remote sensing institute, computer-aided engineering, microfabrication, and subsurface visualization labs, rooftop greenhouse

Computing

Requirements

  • Students are required to take a computer course.
  • Students are not required to own or lease a computer.
  • Recommended computer operating system: Microsoft

Campus Resources

  • 1,300 computers for student use in locations such as computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • 0 Internet connections in libraries.
  • 0 Internet connections in classrooms.
  • 0 Internet connections in Laboratories.
  • 20 Internet connections elsewhere on campus.

Student accommodations

  • Email accounts are available to all students.
  • Internet access is available to all students.
  • Student web-pages are permitted.
  • Online class registration is available.
  • 100% of college-owned hosting units are available for internet access.

Wireless Internet Hotspots

  • Wifi is available in all the libraries, in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas, in some of the college-owned, operated, or affiliated housing
  • Campus wireless internet hotspots are not available.
  • Approximately 2,000 students can be on the network at once.

Services

Basic

nonremedial tutoring, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other

Remedial

reading, math, writing, other

Counseling

minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, other

Career

co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training

Campus Safety

24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)

Campus Life

Housing

Overview

  • The school offers housing for students.
  • 43% of students live in school housing.
  • The school will provide assistance for off-campus housing

Types of housing available

  • 1% of housing units are Singles.
  • 63% of housing units are Doubles.
  • 12% of housing units are Triples.
  • 24% of housing units are Apartments.
  • 0% of of housing units are some other type.
  • In total, there are 4 housing buildings.

Room Accessories

  • 75% of rooms are equipped with sprinkler systems.
  • 100% of rooms are equipped with fire alarms.
  • 100% are equipped with high-speed internet connections.

Extracurricular

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus.
  • Popular events on campus: Homecoming, Winter Carnival, Parade of Nations, K-Day, Spring Fling, Family Weekend
  • Student activities: choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra
  • In total, there are about 200 organizations on campus.
  • Honor societies: Blue Key National Honor Fraternity, Alpha Society, Chi Epsilon, Phi Sigma National Honor Society, Omicron Delta Kappa, Mu Beta Psi, Pi Tau Sigma - Sigma Iota, Tau Beta Pi, Tau Alpha Pi
  • Religious organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Inter Christian Council, Fellowship of Christian Athletes, His House Christian Fellowship, Campus Crusade for Christ, Students of St. Albert the Great University Parish, Praise in Effect Gospel Choir, Lutheran Student Movement, Muslim Student Association, Grace Fellowship, Apostolics of MTU, Lutheran Collegians, African Praise Fellowship, Canterbury House Council (Episcopalian)
  • International organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) Indian Student's Association, International Club, Malaysian Student Association, Black Student Association, Native American Association - Aises Chapter, African Students Organization, Nosotros-Hispanic/Latino Student Association, Chinese Student & Scholars Association, Society of Intellectual Sisters, African Praise Fellowship, Muslim Student Association, Nippon Association (Japan), National Society of Black Engineers
  • Other organizations: (Appears as submitted by school) numerous academic/professional, automotive, fraternity, governing, media, military, musical and theatrical, programming, service, sorority, special interest, and sports organizations
  • Student papers: (Appears as submitted by school) Michigan Tech Lode (weekly); The Daily Bull (daily); Technobabe Times (intermittently)

Travel

  • Nearest airport(s) (distance in miles): Green Bay, WI (214), Hancock, MI (7)
  • Nearest train(s) (distance in miles): Milwaukee, WI (327)
  • Nearest bus-station(s) (distance in miles): Houghton, MI (1)
  • Public transportation serves the campus.
  • All students are permitted to have cars on campus.
  • 58% of students have a car on campus

Employment

  • School employment is available.
  • 25% of undergrads are employed with average earnings of 6,430
  • Freshman are not discouraged from working.

Greek Life

  • There are 15 fraternities
  • 15 fraternity houses
  • 9% of students are fraternity members
  • There are 8 sororities
  • 8 sorority houses
  • 15% of students are sorority members.

ROTC

  • Army ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC: Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC: Offered on campus
  • Additional Policies

    class attendance mandatory, hazing prohibited, other

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