Residence Halls Open Saturday, August 25

Residence Halls open!
Saturday, August 25 at 9am all residence halls will open.  New students will check in directly at the Rozsa with the Orientation Team.  Returning students will check in at the reception desk for their building.  Returning students in Douglass Houghton Hall will go to the Douglass Houghton Hall reception desk.  McNair Hall and Hillside Place returning students will go to the McNair Hall reception desk.  Shared houses, Daniell Heights, and Wadsworth Hall students will go to the Wadsworth Hall reception desk.


Do you Need Assistance?

Do you see something that needs to be repaired?  You do not need to wait for the office to be open to report the issue.  If you need a repair, send an email to FixItHousing@mtu.edu .   Attaching pictures of the problem is very helpful.  Requests are processed during normal business hours, Monday through Friday.
Not sure what to do?  Come visit us in Housing, 153 Wadsworth Hall, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm.
Do you have an urgent problem that cannot wait?  You can call the DUTY phone 24 hours per day, 7 days per week for urgent problems that cannot wait.  Water flowing that will not stop, no heat, no electricity, no water are urgent issues.  Please call :906-487-3889 for urgent assistance.
Your RA is available to help you.  Can’t find your RA?  Any RA can help you.  Not sure what to do?  Talk to any RA in your building for help.

Housing Summer Hours

Do you have housing questions?  Housing is open during the summer from 8am to 4pm, Monday through Friday.  You can call us at 906-487-2682, visit us at 153 Wadsworth Hall, or email housing@mtu.edu for assistance.  Calls and email received after normal business hours will be responded to on the next business day.
If you have an urgent problem (NO heat, NO water, NO electricity) that cannot wait for the next business day, please call the 24 hour DUTY phone: 906-487-3889.  Students living in the residence halls are also encouraged to visit with the student staff members who live in the residence halls with them.  Your RA is a great resource for all types of assistance!


Limited Theme Community Spaces Available

Theme communities are living areas in the residence halls where groups of students with similar interests choose to live, study, and experience Michigan Tech together. The goal of these areas is to help you grow and succeed at Michigan Tech, both in and out of the classroom.

You can read more about all of the theme communities online:

https://www.mtu.edu/housing/campus/communities/

Limited space is still available in the following theme communities: Forestry Resources (Wadsworth Hall), Leadership (Wadsworth Hall), Visual and Performing Arts (Wadsworth Hall), Summit Healthy Living (McNair Hall), and Women in Engineering (McNair Hall).

First year undergraduate students who live in a them community will enroll in a one credit Creating Your Success (UN 1010) course in the fall semester with other theme community students. An additional $30 community fee per semester is applied to student accounts for students who live in these areas to support their additional activities.

If you would like to update your room assignment to join a theme community, please email housing@mtu.edu from your Michigan Tech email account.  Let us know your full name, Mnumber, and the theme community you wish to join.

Spring Residence Hall Move Out

All residence hall students who live in Wadsworth Hall, McNair Hall, Douglass Houghton Hall, Hillside Place, and the ICE House are scheduled to move out by Saturday, May 5 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.

Graduating seniors (Wadsworth, Douglass Houghton, McNair, Hillside, ICE House) are permitted to leave one day late on Sunday, May 5 at noon without a late departure fee. Graduating seniors must 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 visit Housing, 153 Wadsworth Hall, Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm if you need additional assistance.


Daniell Heights: did a cotenant move out?

If you are a contract holder in Daniell Heights and a cotenant moved out or a new cotenant moved in, please notify Housing.  You can use the convenient online google form.
All requests for changes are processed during normal business hours, 8am to 5pm, Monday through Friday.
If you know a change will be happening, you can submit your request in advance.  There is no fee to make a change, so please let us know.

Summer School 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.

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.


Spring Break is coming!

Spring Break is coming. Before you go, please take a few minutes to read important Spring Break details posted online.

Please move your car out of the residential parking lots and in to commuter lot 24 no later than Sunday, March 11. Vehicles can be returned on Sunday, March 18. Please use the rows closest to the SDC – vehicles must be parked together in the first rows to allow for plowing if necessary. Cars that are not moved can be ticketed and towed. Please contact Transportation Services in the Administration Building if you have parking questions.

The last meal will be complete on Friday, March 9 at 6pm in Wadsworth Dining Hall. Wadsworth will serve dinner on Sunday, March 18. All dining halls will resume normal service on Monday, March 19.

If you will be staying with us for the whole break, leaving late, or returning early, please register online using the ‘request to stay for the break’ google form. There is no fee to stay for the break. You can find the ‘request to stay for the break’ form online on the Housing website.

Please keep your Husky Card with you at all times. You will need this to enter your building during the break.

If you need assistance, contact Housing and Residential Life during the day (Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm) at 153 Wadsworth Hall, housing@mtu.edu, or 906-487-2682. If you have an urgent need after office hours, call DUTY phone: 906-487-3889 or 906-487-DUTY. If you have an emergency, please call 911 or the Department of Police Services and Public Safety: 906-487-2216.

Have a safe and fun Spring Break!