Honors Institute House
21610 Woodland Road, Houghton, MI 49931
Welcome to the Honors Institute House, part of student housing operated by Housing and Residential Life at Michigan Technological University.
Located at 2160 Woodland Rd., the Honors House offers you the convenience of being close to campus for the ease of going to your graduate office, research lab, and classes. Utilities such as cable, internet, phone, heat, water, refuse, sewer, electricity, and laundry are all included in your monthly rent.
The Honors House sleeps both male and female students with each student having a shared private bedroom. Updated in summer 2013, the house offers new flooring throughout, an updated kitchen, dining room with table and chairs, updated bathrooms, and furnished living room with television. Entrance to the house is controlled by a punch code and each bedroom has a keyed locking door.
FURNISHINGS - Bedroom
Each student has an extra long (80”) twin bed, chest of drawers, desk, desk chair, and wastebasket. A wardrobe (bedroom 1) and closet (bedrooms 2, 3, 4, 5, 6) are also provided.
FURNISHINGS - Common Living Area
The common living areas provide:
- living room - television, soft seating (one couch and two chairs, and two end tables with lamps)
- dining area - table with chairs
- kitchen - refrigerator, microwave, electric cooktop, and electric oven
As part of a special partnership with the Honors program, Housing and Residential Life will provide all kitchen necessities such as pots, pans, dishware, etc. The only thing you need to provide are your own groceries.
Internet is included in your rent and is provided by Housing & Residential Life. The internet connection is a wireless connection only. You will receive the password in your check-in packet when you arrive.
Cable is included in your monthly rent and is provided by Housing & Residential Life. A television is provided to the house in the common living space for your convenience.
There is one phone provided in the common living area of the house.
Meal plans are not required for students living in the Honors House. If you are interested in exploring your on-campus meal options, please visit Dining Services.
The garage of the house is used by the University and is not available for storage or vehicles. Therefore, parking is not available at the house as it must be kept clear for University access to the garage. Parking permits are available in residential lots. Please visit Transportation Services located in the Administration Building Room 100 for more information. There is a parking lot adjacent to the house.
Rates in the Honors House located at 2160 Woodland Road:
- Fall 2014 Semester - $2,736
- Spring 2015 Semester - $2,565
Occupancy for the honors are:
Fall 2014: Aug 23, 2014 - December 20, 2014
Spring 2015: January 10, 2015 - May 2, 2015
Click Here for a copy of the house's floor plan
Storage is not available in the house during the summer months or at other times when the student does not have an active contract. However, during an active contract, limited storage is available in the house basement.