International Action Packet

Important Dates for Spring 2016

Airport Pick-Up Service

We offer free airport  pick-up service from the airport in Hancock (airport code CMX), January 4 - 9, 2016.  Students who arrive before or after these dates are responsible for securing their own transportation. Transportation is from the airport to campus only.  If you require a representative from Michigan Tech to meet you at the airport, please send arrival dates to Students who need transportation to their off-campus houses should plan accordingly.

Bus service is available January  4 and January 7 from Chicago O'Hare to Houghton. Cost is $100 per person, e-mail

January 4, 2016 This is the first day of airport pick-up service and is the earliest day international students may report to campus and move into the residence halls.  Students who require temporary housing or those who have residence hall housing contracts will be charged $50 per night until the official move-in date. Please complete the early arrival and late departure form. There will be no university meal services. Students will be required to make their own arrangements with area restaurants or grocery stores.   

January 9, 2016  Last day of airport pick-up service.  Students who arrive after this date are required to make their own arrangements.

Mandatory orientation sessions for new graduate students.  NOTE:  Individual programs may also require that you report for meetings or training. Please consult with your academic department for important dates.

January 9, 2016  Official move-in date for on-campus housing.  Students will have access to university meal services on January 11.

January 10, 2016 Mandatory new student orientation for new undergraduate, ESL, transfer and exchange students.

Mandatory orientation session International Student Rights & Responsibilities.

January 11, 2016 First day of classes.