Welcome Week

September 2 - September 9, 2017

You’ve gotten all settled in at Michigan Tech for the year and are about to start classes. Now what?  It’s time for Welcome Week!  Every year, new and returning students are welcomed back to campus with this annual tradition that will get everyone into the Husky Spirit.

Welcome Week is an on-campus experience that kick-starts every fall semester.  This tradition is designed to complement the Orientation experience, and provide opportunities to enhance academic and personal success for Tech students.  The week is jam packed with social activities, food, entertainment, and much more! 

Schedule of Events

Saturday, September 2

  • An Afternoon on the Town, 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Admin Building
  • Comedian Jose Barrientos, 10:00 PM, Rozsa Center 

Sunday, September 3

  • Ultimate Frisbee with Disco Tech, 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM, Upper Soccer Field
  • Frisbockey, 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Upper Soccer Field
  • Broomball, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, SDC 

Monday, September 4

  • Bubble Soccer with MUB Board, 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Upper Soccer Field (Rain Site: Wood Gym) 

Tuesday, September 5

  • Back to School Binders, 11:00 AM, MUB Circle
  • Career FEST Get the Scoop, 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, Career FEST Tent
  • Camp Games with the Sororities, 5:00 PM, Walker Lawn (Rain Site: DHH Basement)

Wednesday, September 6

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Library
  • Snack Break, 2:00 PM, MUB Circle

Thursday, September 7

  • American Red Cross Blood Drive, 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Library
  • Fraternity Expo, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Campus Mall
  • Ice Cream Sundaes with MUB Board, 1:00 PM, Husky Statue
  • Welcome Back Cookout with Student Activities/CDI/Pavlis Honors College, 4:00 PM – 6:00 PM, Hamar House Lawn
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. University of Mary, 6:30 PM, Wood Gym
  • Sorority Info Session, 8:00 PM, Wads Annex

Friday, September 8

  • K-Day, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, McLain State Park
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Bemidji State, 1:30 PM, Wood Gym
  • Women’s Soccer vs. Bemidji State, 5:00 PM, Sherman Field
  • WMTU Concert, 5:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Walker Lawn
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. St. Cloud State, 7:30 PM, Wood Gym

Saturday, September 9

  • Schoolyard Olympics, 11:00 AM, Walker Lawn
  • Fraternity Walk on the Town, 12:00 PM – 4:00 PM, College Ave.
  • Rock, Paper, Scissors Tournament, 7:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Wads Annex
  • Women’s Volleyball vs. Minnesota Duluth, 7:00PM, Wood Gym 

The schedule, includes comedians, snacks, binders with academic success information, opportunities to try out Broomball, Ultimate Frisbee, Frisbockey, and much more!  The best part is, thanks to support from your Student Activity Fee and other generous sponsors, Welcome Week events are at no cost to Michigan Tech students!