Daniell Heights Contract Renewal

Are you a Daniell Heights contract holder? Contract renewal is here. Your attention is needed if you wish to renew your contract for 2015-2016 contract year, transfer apartments for 2015-2016, or end your contract as scheduled on June 30, 2015. Please login to MyMichiganTech, go to the Housing Tab and select the Apartment Renewal option between March 2 (noon) and March 6 (noon) to complete the process.

Returning to Campus?

All students may return to campus on Saturday, January 10 at noon. If you are a returning student, make sure you have your Husky Card with you to access your building!
If you are a new student, or if you are a returning student who needs to pick up a new key, you can pick up your key at Housing and Residential Life, 153 Wadsworth Hall on Saturday, January 10 or Sunday, January 11.
After the Housing office closes, your key will be available at the Wadsworth Hall reception desk.
When the desk closes, your key will be available at the Department of Public Safety and Police services over night.  In the morning, the keys againg come back to Housing and Residential Life, 153 Wadsworth Hall.
All on-campus students can log in to MyMichiganTech on January 5 to see details about your Spring housing assignment.
If you need to request an early arrival to campus, please use the online “early arrival/late departure” request form:

Thanksgiving Break

All students living in Wadsworth, McNair, DHH, and Hillside are welcome to stay in the residence halls during the Fall Break.  Power and heat will remain on. There is no additional charge to stay.

The reception desks will be closed from 8:00 pm on Friday, November 21, until noon, Sunday, November 30. Mail will be not be delivered during this break. The dining halls will also be closed after dinner on Friday, November 21, and will reopen on Monday, December 2 with breakfast service.

Please read the 2014 fall break memo for more details.

Please register online if you will stay for the entire Thanksgiving Break, if you will leave after Saturday, November 22, or if you will return before Sunday, November 30.  You may register online using the Request to Stay for the Break form online here.

Please keep your Husky Card with you at all times.  The doors will be locked and you will need your Husky Card to access the building where you live.

Fall 2014 Departure Notification

Are you planning to depart from the University at the end of the Fall 2014 semester?  Please notify Housing and Residential Life if you will be departing due to graduation, transfer, withdrawal, study abroad, co-op, or internship.
If you live in on-campus housing, now is the time to go online to complete your notification form if you plan to depart at the end of Fall 2014.

Departing students must complete the online departure notice no later than November 21, 2014 at 5:00pm.  The Fall Departure notification form is online and can be found here.

Your departure reason will be verified with the appropriate department (ie: graduation will be verified with the Registrar, co-op will be verified with Career Services, etc.).  If your reason is verified, you will be released from your housing contract without penalty.  If your reason cannot be verified, you will not be released from your housing contract.

If your departure is approved, you will be contacted by Housing and Residential Life in December with instructions to properly check out and to return any keys.
Residence hall students departing due to co-op, internship, study abroad, withdrawal, or transfer should plan to move out no later than December 20, 2014 at noon.
Residence hall students departing due to graduation are permitted to depart on December 21, 2014 at noon.
Students departing from Daniell Heights and any of the shared houses on East Street for any departure reason should plan to depart on December 21, 2014 at noon.
Please contact Housing and Residential Life, 153 Wadsworth Hall, housing@mtu.edu, or 906-487-2682 if you have any questions.

Portage Lift Bridge Project

The Portage Lift Bridge will be under construction from 2014-2016.  

 Please go online to read details about the upcoming closures.  If you commute to campus from the other side of the bridge (Hancock, Lake Linden, Calumet, etc.), please review the bridge closure schedule.  If you live on the Houghton side, please be aware of the bridge closure in case you plan to use the airport or medical offices at the hospital.

More information is online:


 You can also read more about this MDOT project here:


Winter Campus Overnight Parking Ban

Effective: November 1, 2014 – April 30, 2015


To allow for snow removal, parking is prohibited on campus between 2:00AM and 7:00AM, from November 1 through April 30, except as follows:

  1. In designated parking areas for occupants of University Housing.
  2. Employees working on an assigned shift and parking in assigned overnight parking spaces.
  3. Anyone issued a special overnight parking permit by Public Safety & Police Services or Transportation Services.

This regulation is in effect regardless of the amount of snow on the ground.


Any questions regarding the winter campus  overnight parking regulation? – Contact Public Safety & Police Services at 487-2216 or Transportation Services at 487-1441.