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Do you need assistance?

Housing and Residential Life, 153 Wadsworth Hall, is open Monday through Friday, 8am to 5pm to help you.  You can visit us in person, call 906-487-2682, or email housing@mtu.edu for assistance.
If you need urgent assistance after the office closes, students in the residence halls can talk to their RA.  All on campus residents can call the DUTY phone: 906-487-3889.
If you need a minor repair that can wait until the next business day, you can email FixItHousing@mtu.edu .

Michigan Tech is tobacco free, smoke free, and vapor free

Michigan Tech is committed to providing a healthy, safe and clean campus community. For this reason, the University has gone Tobacco Free, Smoke Free and Vapor Free. The use of all tobacco products and vapor e-cigarettes is prohibited on all Michigan Tech-owned or leased properties. Students, faculty, staff and visitors are asked to respect this policy and help us create a healthier campus.
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Did you lock yourself out?

From time to time you might accidentally lock yourself out of your room or apartment.  If this happens to you, you can go to the reception desk for help.  Residents in McNair and Hillside can go to the McNair reception desk.  Residents in Douglass Houghton Hall can go to the DHH reception desk.  Residents in the shared houses, Daniell Heights, and Wadsworth Hall can go to the Wadsworth Hall reception desk.  There is a fee of $5 to borrow a key.
If you are locked out and the reception desk is closed, residents in the residence halls should talk to any RA or call the DUTY phone: 906-487-3889. A $5 fee will be charged.
Residents in Daniell Heights or the shared houses should visit the Department of Public Safety and Police Services for assistance after the Wadsworth Hall reception desk closes.  There is a $40 fee for DPSPS officer assistance after hours for lock out assistance.
Where does the fee go?  Lock out fees support Husky FAN to help students who need meals.  You can read more about Husky FAN online:  https://www.mtu.edu/huskyfan/

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.

Repair Requests

Squeaky door?  Sticky lock?  If you need a repair in your residence hall room, or if you notice something that needs repair anywhere on campus, please complete an online repair request form.  This form is submitted to our Facilities staff who perform repairs Monday through Friday during business hours.

http://www.mtu.edu/facilities/maintenance/requests/

If you have an emergency and need urgent attention that cannot wait (no power, no heat, running water that will not stop) please call the DUTY phone for immediate assistance: 906-487-3889 or 906-487-DUTY.


Have you tried SCOLA?

www.scola.org

Log in: mtu.edu

password: 1400huskies

  • 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.