Month: November 2012

Find Your Fit!

Housing and Residential Life, Compass, and Summer Youth Programs are hiring student leaders for 2013-2014 academic year. It is a great opportunity for students to develop leadership skills and work in a collaborative team environment. It’s a great way to find your fit at Michigan Tech, and make an impact on other Michigan Tech students.

Student leader positions include: Resident Assistant, Program Assistant, Community Assistant, Orientation Team Leader, Commuter Assistant, and Summer Youth Programs. Each position has specific requirements and responsibilities. Detailed position descriptions can be found on the Student Life website (

All students are welcome to apply for student leader positions. Students are required to attend an information session in order to apply. The first information sessions are on December 11, 2012 and December 12, 2012, from 8:00 PM to 9:00 PM in Fisher 135.

Attend an information session to learn more about each of the student leader positions, so you can find your best fit!

Registration for Spring and Summer!

The registration process for spring and summer semester 2013 had been started. Note that summer class registration have also begun, check for the available classes to take in the summer for Track A and Track B.

Student may register online using Banweb. Check under Banweb to find out the classes being offered this spring and summer semesters. It is helpful for students to talk to their academic advisor and plan for future semesters prior to registering.

It is also important to note that when online registration is closed, students will have to register in the Registrar’s office. If there are any conflicts, it is also helpful to see academic advisor for any approval.

Some course sections require special approval before students may register. Approval must be obtained from the department offering the course. Students may not schedule any courses in conflict without the both instructors’ approval. The time conflict permission form should be completed and submitted prior to registration.  Forms can be found on Registrar’s Office website (

Thanksgiving Plan!

Thanksgiving recess is approaching, and it is time for students to plan for the break. For students who are considering going home for Thanksgiving break, Michigan Tech has several ways to help students to get rides home.

The IRHC Online Rideboard provides a channel to help student get connected for a ride or filling up a carpool.  It is very helpful for students to post a trip on the IRHC rideboard map, students can find their destination on the map, and all details are included for students to make the decision for rides. It also gives tips for winter driving and to help student  be better prepared for the trip. More information can be found in the IRHC Online Rideboard website (

Plan your break early, so you have a safe and comfortable ride home! Enjoy the break!