Resources for Graduate Students

Have a question or concern? You’re in the right place. This list of resources and the Graduate Student Handbook will quickly point you in the right direction, saving you time and letting you get back to your studies faster.

Getting Started—New Graduate Students

  • Physics Graduate Studies Committee
  • Engineering Physics Graduate Studies Committee
  • Qualifying Exam Committee
  • Fisher 113
  • Fisher 219
  • Fisher 102
Financial InformationGraduate SchoolAdmin Bldg., 4th Floor
Graduate Program AssistantDiana YoungFisher 118
International Students  
  • Admin Bldg. 235A
  • Admin Bldg., 4th Floor
  • Van Pelt and Opie Library, 2nd Floor
Keys, desk, computers, and research space assignmentAndrea LappiFisher 107
Photo IDIT Service CenterVan Pelt and Opie Library, 1st Floor
ParkingTransportation ServicesAdmin Bldg. 100
SafetyJesse NordengFisher B018
Telephone, mail service, photocopier, supplies, and printerAndrea LappiFisher 118
Work obligation of teaching assistantsWil SloughFisher 221

Graduate Colloquia—All Graduate Students

During the fall and spring semesters, the department holds a colloquium series on Thursday afternoons at 4 p.m. in Fisher 139. Its purpose is to broaden each student’s education by bringing leading researchers and speakers in different areas of physics to campus. The series is open to the public, and attendance is required of all degree-seeking graduate students in the department. For more information on the series, see physics colloquia.

Financial Assistance

Graduate School Honors and Awards

Learn about honors and awards for graduate students, including Finishing Fellowships and DeVlieg Foundation Fellowships.

External Funding

Learn about external funding opportunities by deadline and research area.


Read information on the several types of assistantships Michigan Tech offers to support students during their education.

Cost of Education

Find the current rates for tuition and fees.

Tax Information

Learn about important tax information for resident and nonresident graduate students.


Find local jobs in the community or on campus.

Student Involvement

Graduate Student Government

Discover how the GSG serves all graduate students by seeking to enrich their professional and personal development through events, advocacy, and service.

Graduate Student Life

Get involved, stay informed, find support, and explore the community.

Join HuskyLink

Connect to Michigan Tech's online community.

Michigan AGEP Alliance

Find mentorship opportunities, workshops, and more.

Student Health Services

Learn about the Houghton Community Health Center, a division of Portage Health, located at the Student Development Complex (SDC).

Tip Line

Anonymously report unusual behavior or alarming events on campus.