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
  • Applied Physics and Engineering Physics Graduate Studies Committee
  • Qualifying Exam Committee
  • Fisher 103
  • Fisher 219
  • Fisher 218
Financial Information Graduate School Admin Bldg., 4th Floor
Graduate Program Assistant Taana Kalliainen Fisher 118
International Students    
  • Admin Bldg., 2nd Floor
  • Admin Bldg., 4th Floor
  • Van Pelt and Opie Library, 2nd Floor
Keys, desk, computers, and research space assignment Andrea Lappi Fisher 107
Photo ID IT Service Center Van Pelt and Opie Library, 1st Floor
Parking Transportation Services Admin Bldg. 100
Safety Jesse Nordeng Fisher B018
Telephone, mail service, photocopier, supplies, and printer Taana Kalliainen
Diana Young
Fisher 118
Work obligation of teaching assistants Wil Slough Fisher 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.