Michigan Tech Orientation 2018

Use the links below to explore the events for Orientation 2018. Select Teams 1-38 or Teams 39-78 based on your Orientation Team Number for a listing of the required events students attending weeklong orientation must attend. Additional events you may choose to attend are listed under Activities. For questions, please contact the Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success at success@mtu.edu or 906-487-3558.
Army ROTC Hall Move-In

This is a past event.

Current ROTC Cadre, staff, and cadets will help new Army ROTC students move into their residence hall.

8/25/2018 8:30 am
New Student Check-In

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After checking in, you may move in.

Shopping Trip

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Need a ride to shop for essentials? University vans will take students to Walmart and back to campus. Trips leave every 30 minutes from the bus...

Army ROTC Cadet and Parent Orientation: In-Processing and Commander Welcome Briefing

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This session is for students enrolled in Army ROTC and their parents. You will meet the ROTC Cadre, staff, and cadets, receive an overview of our...

8/25/2018 1 pm
Family Campus Tours

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Come to Walker Lawn between 4 and 5 pm and Orientation Team Leaders (OTLs) will take you on a brief tour of Michigan Tech’s campus. Rain or shine!

Comedian Pete Lee

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Pete Lee was the first stand-up comedian to get a standing ovation on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Pete’s joyful humor comes from his...

Air Force ROTC Info Session

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For student interested in Air Force ROTC, stop by to learn more about program requirements and opportunities available through our department. Tour...

8/26/2018 9 am
ALEKS Math Placement Assessment

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The ALEKS Math Placement Assessment is available for students who were not able to take the assessment during the summer. Completion of the...

8/26/2018 9 am
Local Health Services Open Houses

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Stop by lcoal health services to meet their staff, explore serivces, set up appointmetns, and address healthcare questions or needs. 9:30-11:30 AM...

Commuter Student Meeting

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Living off campus fall semester? Meet other commuter students and learn about the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of being a Husky and...

8/26/2018 11 am
ExSEL Info Session

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An opportunity for new Excelling the Student Experience of Learning (ExSEL) students and parents to meet the ExSEL staff and ask questions. Please...

University Welcome and Class Photo

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Join your first-year class and their families as you are welcomed to Michigan Tech by President Richard Koubek and introduced to the staff making...

University Welcome Social

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Relax, enjoy some light refreshments, and talk to faculty and staff. Make sure to say goodbyes to your parents or family at this event as you’ll be...

Team Meeting #1 – Welcome to Orientation

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OTLs will line up along Walker Lawn holding a sign with your team number in numerical order. Your team number is on the front of this book. Your...

First House Social Event (Wadsworth)

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Get to know your roommate, RA, and other residents at your first house social event.

8/26/2018 6:30 pm
Neighborhood Meeting (McNair and DHH)

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Meet your neighbors and learn about the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of being a Husky. This interactive presentation will have prizes...

First House Social Event (McNair and DHH)

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Get to know your roommate, RA, and other residents at your first house social event.

8/26/2018 7:30 pm
Neighborhood Meeting (Wadsworth)

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Meet your neighbors and learn about the rights, privileges, and responsibilities of being a Husky. This interactive presentation will have prizes...

Academic Department Introductions

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An introduction to your department from faculty and staff. Locations can be found at...

English as a Second Language/TOEFL Test

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Students enrolled in English as a Second Language (ESL) are required to take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) before registering...

8/27/2018 9 am
Advising Meetings (Teams 39-78)

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Meet your academic advisor and learn about courses required for your major. Get your questions answered and make sure you’re ready for classes to...

Team Meeting #2 – Resource Tour (Teams 1-38)

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Learn more about the many resources and services on campus with an in-depth tour.

8/27/2018 10 am
Team Meeting #2 – Resource Tour (Teams 39-78)

This is a past event.

Learn more about the many resources and services on campus with an in-depth tour.

8/27/2018 1 pm
Advising Meetings (Teams 1-38)

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Meet your academic advisor and learn about courses required for your major. Get your questions answered and make sure you’re ready for classes to...

Advising Open Hours

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Use this time to ask any questions about your schedule. You can find your advisor information on MyMichiganTech or online at...

8/27/2018 3:30 pm
Modern Language Placement Test and Open House

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All students interested in Modern Languages are invited to meet our faculty and advisors. These tests are required for students who have prior...

School of Forest Resources and Environmental Science Field Orientation and Social

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We will discuss expectations for field-based classes including behavior, teamwork, and safety. Bring your own hard hat for this session.

Spatial Visualization Test

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All engineering and engineering management students are required to take this test. You must bring your Michigan Tech email address, M-number, and...

Sand Volleyball Tournament Sign-Up

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Sign up for the tournament on Sunday! All are welcome. Hosted by the Men’s Volleyball Club.

CommUNITY: Expression and Inclusion at Michigan Tech (Teams 1-38)

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What are the expectations surrounding free speech and freedom of expression at Michigan Tech? How does that relate to inclusion? Learn more from a...

Team Meeting #3 – Google Suite (Teams 39-78)

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The Google Suite is the university’s official email and calendar service. Learn more about how it is used on campus.

8/27/2018 6:30 pm
CommUNITY: Expression and Inclusion at Michigan Tech (Teams 39-78)

This is a past event.

What are the expectations surrounding free speech and freedom of expression at Michigan Tech? How does that relate to inclusion? Learn more from a...

Team Meeting #3 – Google Suite (Teams 1-38)

This is a past event.

The Google Suite is the university’s official email and calendar service. Learn more about how it is used on campus.

8/27/2018 8 pm
Agate Smash with the Geology Club - CANCELLED

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Come join the Geology Club at Prince’s Point for a chance to break open an agate or a rock to see what minerals can be found inside. Stick around...

8/27/2018 9 pm
Trivia Night with Quiz Bowl

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Come join the Michigan Tech Quiz Bowl Club for a night of trivia fun. All are welcome!

8/27/2018 9 pm
Ultimate Frisbee with DiscoTech - CANCELLED

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Come play ultimate with Michigan Tech’s club team under the lights! CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER

8/27/2018 9 pm
Watch Wolf Children with HARO

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Watch the critically acclaimed anime film Wolf Children with the Houghton Anime Review Organization (HARO). A lighthearted story about a mother...

8/27/2018 9 pm
Author Presentation - Jon Ronson (Teams 39-78)

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Author Jon Ronson will be here to talk about his novel, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. There will be a book signing following each session.

Team Meeting #4 – Online Resources (Teams 1-38)

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Familiarize yourself with some of Michigan Tech’s important online resources and technical tools.

8/28/2018 9 am
First Gen Student Information Session

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Are you the first person in your family to go to college? If so, that makes you a first-gen student. Sometimes navigating the procedures, systems,...

Pavlis Honors College Open Advising

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Stop by, learn more about the Pavlis Honors College, and get your questions answered.

First-Year Letter from His House Christian Fellowship

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Come stop by the rock garden to receive your handwritten letter. His House has written one for every incoming student.

8/28/2018 12 pm
Author Presentation - Jon Ronson (Teams 1-38)

This is a past event.

Author Jon Ronson will be here to talk about his novel, So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed. There will be a book signing following each session.

Team Meeting #4 – Online Resources (Teams 39-78)

This is a past event.

Familiarize yourself with some of Michigan Tech’s important online resources and technical tools.

8/28/2018 1 pm
Team Meeting #5 - Reading as Inquiry

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Join a faculty/staff member along with an RA and your OTL to discuss So You’ve Been Publicly Shamed, including Jon Ronson’s presentation from...

8/28/2018 3 pm
Fraternity and Sorority Life Information Session

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Are you interested in joining a values based organization with leadership opportunities and lifelong friendships? Join fraternity and sorority...

8/28/2018 4 pm
Swing Dance Lesson and Social with Swing Dance Club

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Step back into the 1930’s and learn the basics of swing! Dance time will follow lessons to show off your new moves!

A Taste of Tech Traditions - CANCELLED

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Broomball, cardboard boats, and statues are just some of the traditions that make your husky experience the sum of all the greatest parts of...

Engineering Society of Detroit Informational Meeting

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The Engineering Society of Detroit (ESD) was established at Michigan Tech to provide students with valuable connections, information, and...

8/28/2018 7 pm
Being a Christian on Campus Informational Session

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Come and meet students from different Christian organizations on campus. If you are looking to get plugged in to a Christian group and a local...