Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success

Parents and Family

Saturday and Sunday, August 25–26, 2018

Parent and Family Orientation will start on Saturday evening with a Parent Welcome and Opening Session, and will be followed by more events specially created for the family members of first-year students on Sunday. Activities include a campus tour, a variety of information sessions, the University Welcome, and a family social. Most Parent and Family Orientation activities conclude on Sunday by 3 p.m.  


Attend Parent and Family Orientation to:

  • Gain an understanding of the adjustments your student will face in their transition to college.
  • Become familiar with Michigan Tech’s Parent/Guardian Philosophy.
  • Learn where and how to get support from Michigan Tech.
  • Become physically acclimated to the campus.
  • Feel confident in your student’s ability to succeed at Michigan Tech.

Sibling Orientation
While parents are attending Parent and Family Orientation, siblings in grades 5 to 12 can have their own fun and exciting experience! Activities include exploring campus, observing Mind Trekker demos, and chilling out with Counseling Services. A small snack will be provided. Register for Sibling Orientation 


For more information, check out our Parent and Family Orientation Schedule and our Frequently Asked Questions.