Graduate School

Pathways to Success in Graduate School

Dean Murthy

Welcome to Michigan Tech! 

We are glad you have chosen Michigan Tech to pursue your graduate studies, and we look forward to welcoming you on campus.  Graduate school will require you to grow academically, professionally, and socially in order to achieve your goals.  We look forward to helping you achieve your goals. Welcome again, and Go Huskies!

Schedule and Description of Graduate School Events 

All events will take place on Friday, January 11, 2019 in the Memorial Union Ballroom (2nd floor). Please register to attend on MyMichiganTech so that we can save a seat for you and prepare to welcome you to campus!


  • 9:30–10 a.m. | Friday, January 11, 2019 | Memorial Union Ballroom (2nd floor)
    Arrive to receive your welcome packet and table assignment for our program.

Welcome to Graduate School

  • 10–11:30 a.m. | Friday, January 11, 2019 | Memorial Union Ballroom (2nd floor)
    Meet the Dean, Graduate Student Government, Career Services, Public Safety, and more.


  • 11:30 a.m.–1:00 p.m. | Friday, January 11, 2019 | Memorial Union Ballroom (2nd floor)
    Enjoy lunch with new graduate students and speakers from our welcome event.

Orientation to Graduate Studies and Research

  • 1–4:30 p.m. | Friday, January 11, 2019 | Memorial Union Ballroom (2nd floor)
    You will be introduced to the expectations for graduate students and the basics of responsible conduct for research.

Contact the Graduate School with any questions. If you are unable to attend a session, you may complete online training and view our online resources to fulfill your requirement.

Graduate Teaching Assistantship Orientation

The GTA Orientation Schedule is available on the Center for Teaching and Learning (CTL) website and takes place before the start of fall semester.

Program Orientation and Safety Training

Individual programs may also have orientation sessions. Please contact your graduate program director for more information.

International Student Information

The office of International Programs and Services will welcome international students to campus and provide additional information.