Student Resources

Student Resources

At Michigan Tech, nobody wants you to succeed more than we do. A big part of what makes us a top technological university is the incredible amount of support we give our students. From the day you step on campus for Orientation to the day you graduate with your dream job, these services will help you succeed.


The campus bookstore is your source for textbooks, school supplies, computer software and accessories, general books, and Michigan Tech apparel.

Career Services

University Career Services does more than help you find a job. In addition to assisting with cover letters, résumés, and interview prep, they can advise you on your major choice and help you brush up on your manners with their Business Etiquette dinner.

If you're not sure what field you want to study, take advantage of MyPlan--an online career planning site that uses personality tests, interest inventory, and other assessment tests to help you choose a career.

Center for Diversity and Inclusion

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion promotes diversity that benefits all students, including minorities; women; and gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender (GLBT) students. Through programs, services, mentoring, and development initiatives, the center provides academic and cultural experiences to foster a shared sense of community.

Computer Labs

Part of the tuition you pay includes computer lab fees, so use what you’re paying for! The labs provide you with all of the software and equipment you need for general and major-specific course work.

Counseling and Wellness Services

Counseling and Wellness Services offers a wide range of academic and personal counseling for students and their families with licensed therapists on staff that work closely with all student support services and various community organizations.

Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office at Michigan Tech is a resource center for all students at the University. Our goal is to guide, support, and on occasion, challenge students in their academic and personal endeavors. Student success is at the heart of our work.

Disability Services

Michigan Tech is committed to ensuring that all qualified individuals with disabilities have the opportunity to take part in educational programs and services on an equal basis. Our Disability Services office will work with students with disabilities to make sure they are able to receive the accommodations necessary to be successful.

ExSEL Program (Excelling the Student Experience of Learning)

ExSEL is designed to promote student success by offering academic support through peer mentoring, study groups, and staff support.

Information Technology (IT)

Michigan Tech is committed to developing and supporting Information Technology solutions that enable the campus community to excel in teaching, learning, research, scholarship, and public service. We provide service for faculty, staff, and students in the areas of computing, networking, telephony, satellite and cable television, software systems, enterprise computing, classroom technology, and online learning.

Learning Centers

Students who use the learning centers at Michigan Tech get better grades. The centers are free to use and are staffed by upper-division students who have mastered the material but still remember what it's like to be completely baffled. Our learning centers include . . . 

  • Biological Sciences
  • Business and Economics
  • Career Services
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry
  • Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Electrical and Computer Engineering
  • Engineering
  • First-Year Engineering
  • Forestry
  • Mathematics
  • Multiliteracy
  • Physics


The staff of the J. R. Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library offer services and resources to meet all of your research needs.

Theme Communities

Theme Communities are unique living areas in the residence halls where groups of students with similar interests choose to live, learn, and study together. Special programming, mentorship, and community building help students succeed at Michigan Tech, both inside and out of the classroom. Our Theme Communities include . . . 

Wahtera Center for Student Success

The Wahtera Center for Student Success is dedicated to making a positive impact on the lives of Michigan Tech students. Through mentoring opportunities, academic student success courses, and individual assistance, the Wahtera Center for Student Success office helps students develop skills and values that will benefit them throughout college.