Housing and Dining

More than a third of Tech undergraduate students live on campus (including all first-year students). Our lively residential campus is the safest public college in Michigan and offers multiple on-campus housing options ranging from traditional residence halls to apartment-style living.

On-campus dining options include residential dining halls, coffee shops, and other eateries. Students can use their dining plans or pay per visit at any of our on-campus dining locations.

  • 1st
    Niche.com ranks Michigan Tech the safest public college in Michigan
  • 2,360

    students living in our residence halls

  • 9
    cafés or dining services located across campus


Your residence hall is way more than just a place to crash. It's where you'll make great new friends and create some of your most memorable Michigan Tech experiences. Whether you prefer a bustling environment or a more cozy, old-fashioned vibe, you're sure to find a spot that fits your unique personality.

Get to know your housing options at Michigan Tech. Our residence halls—Douglass Houghton Hall, McNair Hall, and Wadsworth Hall—each have their own style, personality, and individual "houses" geared toward helping students develop community. Hillside Place offers apartment-style living to transfer students, second-year students or higher, students age 21 and older, and international students.

Plus, a new residence hall is currently under construction with plans to open in fall 2025. This new hall is on track for LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) certification and will feature a vibrant and eco-friendly living space for 516 additional Huskies, modern and sustainable details, integrated technologies, and state-of-the-art amenities and facilities.

Want to know more? Contact Residence Education and Housing Services at 906-487-2682 or housing@mtu.edu.


Food is brain power. And you'll need a lot of that at Tech. First-year students living on campus can select from an unlimited or 19-meal plan in the residential dining halls. There is no limit to the number of times you may enter a dining hall to eat a meal or stop in for a snack or drink. If you have a class, lab, or work schedule conflict, arrangements can be made to pick up a meal at a dining hall. In addition, each plan offers a number of Dining Dollars each semester that can be used at several retail locations on campus.

A variety of entrées are offered at each meal, including vegan, vegetarian, gluten-free and wellness options.  A variety of culinary concepts are presented in the three dining halls—and throughout the day—to satisfy cravings and to comfort and fuel students depending on their needs. Dining Services is happy to work with students who have allergies or other dietary needs.

Dining Dollars are pre-loaded on your student ID and are accepted at retail dining locations on campus and at some vending machines. You can add more Dining Dollars to your account any time.

Questions? Contact Dining Services at 906-487-2664.

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