Local Area Contacts

All Emergencies

  • DIAL 911

Nonemergency Phone Numbers (Area Code 906)

  • Public Safety 487-2216
  • Houghton Police 482-2121
  • Houghton Fire 482-1234
  • Hancock Police 482-3100
  • Hancock Fire 482-1111
  • Mercy Ambulance 482-0911 / 337-0911
  • Portage Hospital 483-1000
  • Houghton County Sheriff 482-4411
  • Michigan State Police 337-2211
  • Calumet Police 337-2345
  • Laurium Police 337-4000
  • Lake Linden Police 296-9911

Michigan Tech's Automated Switchboard — (906) 487-1885

Direct connection to campus departments, faculty, staff and students.

  • Listen for the opening message.
  • Say your choice into the receiver after the tone.
  • If your choice is “Departments” you will be transferred to the switchboard.
  • You will then be prompted to dial the first initial of the person's first name and last name.
  • You will then be asked to say the person's name.
  • You will then be given the name or a number of choices of names matching.
  • Make your selection, and you will hear the number and the choice to connect.