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Creative Suite 155 is Hiring

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Do you have a passion for technology and design? Do you want to increase and showcase your skill-set? How about working on state-of-the-art equipment to gain the most relevant professional development you can? Then you are the exact person we are looking to hire over at Creative Suite 155.

 

Creative Suite 155 is a 100% student operated internal marketing department located here at Michigan Tech. Run under Housing and Residential Life, it allows students from ALL degree areas to come together with one main goal in mind, showcase their talent through actual client work.
Please attend ONE of the two required info sessions for more information:

 

Wednesday, March 29, 6-7pm in Wadsworth Hall 155

or

Thursday, March 30, 5:30-6:30pm in Wadsworth Hall 155

 

Pre-register for the Info Sessions Here for a chance to win a $50 Bookstore/University Images gift card: housing.mtu.edu/cs155


Residence Hall Move Out

All residence hall students who live in Wadsworth Hall, McNair Hall, Douglass Houghton Hall, Hillside Place, and the Honors House are scheduled to move out by Saturday, April 29 at noon.
If you need to depart a day or two late for any reason, you will need to complete a late departure request online.  The online late departure request form is available starting on April 1.  http://www.mtu.edu/housing/applications-policies/forms-requests/
Graduating students are permitted to leave one day late on Sunday, April 30 at noon without a late departure fee.  Graduating students should still complete the late departure form to ensure building access.
All other late departing students will be charged $20 per person per day for each day of late departure.
Please contact Housing, 153 Wadsworth Hall, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm if you need additional assistance.

Summer Housing

Will you be taking summer school classes at Michigan Tech?  Summer school students can live in Wadsworth Hall for track A, track B, or for the full summer.  All summer school students will live in the same house together.  You can request to be in a double occupancy room with a roommate, or you can request to have the room as a single.  An unlimited meal plan is included, but there are no dining dollars or guest meal passes in the summer.
The cost for track A or track B for a double occupancy room with a roommate is $1764 per session.  The cost for track A or track B for a single occupancy room is $2044 per session.  Full rates are posted online:  http://www.mtu.edu/housing/applications-policies/rates/
Beginning on April 1, summer school housing applications can be completed at Housing, 153 Wadsworth Hall, Monday through Friday from 8am to 5pm.  A copy of the summer school housing application is available online:  http://www.mtu.edu/housing/applications-policies/contracts/

Have you tried SCOLA?

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  • SCOLA works with 160 countries including 200 languages
  • People & Places features over 31,000 photos from 84 countries
  • Foreign Text has 200 recurring newspaper and magazine publications with over 70 languages
  • Insta-Class has 52 languages with quizzes & vocabulary words
  • On The Street Videos offer 7,000+ ‘everyday’ videos from 90 countries spoken informally in their native language celebrating family traditions, sports, ceremonies, sharing recipes & more
  • Savoir Vivre is a global adventure in culture. Travel the world. Discover its people. Explore new lifestyles. No passport needed
  • Our Video Editor allows you to create your own size video from any video
  • International Radio presents 29 languages from 20 countries
  • Add SCOLA Mobile App to your iPhone, iPad or Android Device
  • World TV Online provides 24/7 broadcast programming from all areas of our world
  • Channel 1: European
  • Channel 2: Spanish & Portuguese
  • Channel 3: Mandarin Chinese
  • Channel 4: Asian
  • Channel 5: African
  • Channel 6: Middle East
  • Channel 7: Southeast Asia-Far East
  • Channel 8: Eurasia

Enjoy Exploring SCOLA & the SCOLA Experience!


Hillside Place Waiting List

With only 194 beds, Hillside is the smallest and newest residence hall.  It is extremely popular and filled quickly during the contract renewal process this year.

A waiting list opened for students on February 1, 2017 at 9am EST.  If you renewed a contract in a different building, but really want to be in Hillside…or if you renewed in Hillside in one room but really want a different room…please go online and submit your request to the Hillside Place waiting list on February 1, 2017 starting at 9am EST.

At the end of the Spring 2017 semester, some students will be removed from Hillside due to coop, internship, study abroad, fall camp, transfer, withdrawal, and graduation.  In May, students on the waiting list will be contacted by email if vacancies are then available.  The Hillside Place waiting list will be online:

http://www.mtu.edu/housing/applications-policies/contracts/

Make sure you are logged in to your Michigan Tech account.  You will not be able to access this google form from a personal google account.  Only Michigan Tech students can access the form.


Deadline: Residence Hall Contract Renewal

The deadline for current or returning students to renew a contract to live in the residence halls is February 28, 2017 at 5pm EST.  Completed contracts must be received and processed in the Housing office by this date and time.  Any request submitted by a current or returning student for residence hall housing after February 28, 2017 at 5pm EST will be placed on a waiting list.

To sign a residence hall contract, a current or returning student will need to go in person to Housing (153 Wadsworth Hall), Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.  If you are a current student and you are away for coop, internship, study abroad, or have taken the semester off, you will need to email housing@mtu.edu for assistance.

If you are uncertain if you completed a contract already or not, please come to Housing for direct assistance and confirmation.


Snow Removal: parking lot 10

At 9am on February 16, snow will be removed from parking lots 10.

If you normally park in lot 10, you must remove your car from the lot before 9am on February 16.

Vehicles that are not moved will be ticketed and towed.  Vehicle owners will be responsible for the ticket and tow fees.

Vehicles can be temporarily parked in lot 24 from 4pm on February 15 through 2am on February 17.  All vehicles must be returned to their regular lot by 2am on February 17.

If you have any questions about where to park during snow removal, please contact Transportation Services at parking@mtu.edu or visit them on the first floor of the Administration Building.


Snow Removal: parking lots 4 (Hillside Place) and 17 (Wadsworth Hall)

At 9am on February 15, snow will be removed from parking lots 4 (Hillside Place) and 17 (Wadsworth Hall).

If you normally park in lot 4 or 17, you must remove your car from the lot before 9am on February 15.

Vehicles that are not moved will be ticketed and towed.  Vehicle owners will be responsible for the ticket and tow fees.

Vehicles can be temporarily parked in lot 24 from 4pm on February 14 through 2am on February 16.  All vehicles must be returned to their regular lot by 2am on February 16.

If you have any questions about where to park during snow removal, please contact Transportation Services at parking@mtu.edu or visit them on the first floor of the Administration Building.


Daniell Heights Recontracting

Daniell Heights contract renewal will be available online on MyMichiganTech accounts for current student contract holders from February 1, 2017 (noon) to February 9, 2017 (noon). Current student contracts in Daniell Heights expire on June 30, 2017 at noon.

If you take no action, your current housing contract will expire on June 30, 2017 at noon. All residents of your apartment will move out on June 30, 2017 at noon. If you take no action, your apartment will be offered to another student on the current waiting list.

If you wish to live in Daniell Heights in your same apartment for next year and continue your contract until June 30, 2018 at noon, you may go online February 1 (noon) through February 9 (noon) to renew your exact same apartment. Please go online to MyMichiganTech.

If you are certain that you wish to live in Daniell Heights next year, but you want to transfer to a different apartment, please renew your current contract online. After you renew your current contract online, you will be able to schedule an appointment with me in Housing and Residential Life (153 Wadsworth Hall) to discuss and select an apartment from those available. We cannot guarantee that your preference will be available.

There is a $200 fee to transfer to a new apartment. Apartment transfer moves are the responsibility of the contract holder and must be complete between July 14, 2017 and July 16, 2017. If you are unable to meet this requirement, your transfer will not be approved.

If you plan to graduate at the end of the Fall 2017 semester, your housing contract will allow you to be released without additional penalties as long as you follow a few guidelines. You will get an email in November to ask you if you will be graduating, going on co-op, accepting an internship, going on study abroad, transferring or  withdrawing. If this will be your situation, you will be able to fill out a form online by November 17, 2017. You will then receive a confirmation email. Housing will verify your reason for departure. You will move out on December 23, 2017 at noon. As long as you follow these guidelines and the additional instructions you will receive, you will be released from your contract.

Daniell Heights is currently undergoing a scheduled maintenance project that will occur over the next two years. All buildings in the 1800 block have been remodeled  and the 1900 block will be completely remodeled July 2017. The maintenance project will move to upper Daniell Heights beginning with buildings 2110 and 2112 in May. This means that residents in 2001, 2002, 2004, 2006, 2008, 2010, 2012, 2102, 2104, 2106, 2107, 2108, 2109, 2111 and 2113 will be required to move one time during the 2017-2018 contract year. Please click here to see the current renovation project and updates.
http://www..mtu.edu/housing/options/graduate/daniell-heights/

If you have questions, please visit Housing, 153 Wadsworth Hall, or call 906-487-2682, or email housing@mtu.edu for assistance.