Mission and Goals

Student Affairs and Advancement plays a significant role in preparing Michigan Tech graduates to make a difference in our world. We seek direction from our mission, vision, and values to provide innovative student-centered activities, programs and services; promote civic engagement and responsibility; and develop strong leadership and team-building capabilities, critical thinking, and ethical awareness.

Our Mission

We prepare students to create the future and we make their success our highest priority.

Our Vision

Create Possibilities. Inspire Learning. Exceed Expectations.

Our Goals

  • Create Pride and Affinity
  • Foster Student Success
  • Cultivate a Culture of Philanthropy
  • Provide the Michigan Tech Experience

Our Values

The success of Michigan Tech students is the most important measure of our progress.  Given this, we are committed to inspiring:

  • An engaged community that actively seeks improvement through acceptance and understanding.
  • Students to achieve world-class scholarship through academics, research, and continued learning.
  • The exploration and creation of all possibilities through innovative use of their skills and knowledge.
  • Individuals to hold themselves accountable, and to act with integrity, honesty, and diligence.
  • The tenacity required to make ethical choices and to persevere through all obstacles.

Our Learning Outcomes

Students engaged in programs, initiatives, and experiences offered by Student Affairs and Advancement will:

  • Understand and act as ethically and civically engaged leaders.
  • Develop communication skills necessary to adapt and engage effectively in groups.
  • Acquire and demonstrate personal responsibility and accountability.
  • Obtain and apply intercultural knowledge to thrive in our global society.
  • Exhibit a sense of pride and affinity for Michigan Tech.