Professional and Community Resources

Michigan Tech is committed to recognizing its faculty holistically. Below is a list of initiatives, services, and organizations local to Michigan Tech and the surrounding community which support faculty both personally and professionally. The ADVANCE group is always working to enhance the pool of resources available to the Michigan Tech community and appreciate any feedback or suggestions for inclusion in this list.

Professional Organizations

Community Resources 

AQIP logoAcademic Quality Improvement Program (AQIP)

Formulated around quality improvement principles and processes and includes a prefabricated set of goal-setting, networking, and accountability activities.

CAPE logoCommunity Alliance for Progressive Education (CAPE)

Resources for parents of school-age children, including snow day programming and summer camps.

Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter for Women logo

Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter for Women

A safe haven for victims of domestic abuse or spousal harassment, the Barbara Kettle Gundlach Shelter provides emergency shelter, a crisis line, counseling, and community education and outreach support services which help those impacted by domestic violence find the information and assistance they need.

GBLT student with staff memberCenter for Diversity and Inclusion

The Center for Diversity and Inclusion provides support and development that enriches the intellectual, social and professional growth of Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual and Transgender (GLBT) students, students of color, and women. The Center for Diversity and Inclusion assists Michigan Technological University with the recruitment, retention and successful graduation of underrepresented students.

Childcare Centers logoChild Care Centers in Houghton, MI

Childcare Centers in Houghton, MI helps parents select the right daycare for them, according to size, cost, and programming.

Abstract picture of a faceEqual Opportunity Compliance and Title IX

It is critical that our campus and community recognize, appreciate, and take full advantage of the value that diversity brings to learning, research, and personal and economic development. Institutional Diversity invites you to join Michigan Tech in creating a diverse and inclusive university that graduates students who are truly prepared intellectually, personally, and socially to create the future in a national and global society.

Keweenaw Pride logoKeweenaw Pride

International Group at Michigan Tech, devoted to helping young students through challenges, and who show support for gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgenders (GLBT) people and issues.

Keweenaw PFLAG logoKeweenaw PFLAG

The mission of Keweenaw PFLAG is to provide opportunities for dialogue about sexual orientation and gender identity and to act to create a society that is healthy and respectful of human diversity.

Safe Place Program logoSafe Place Program

To foster a university climate in which each individual is treated with dignity and respect. The Safe Place program works to educate the Michigan Tech community about the benefits of building, living, learning, and working environments which of is free from discrimination, prejudice, and harassment.

Michigan Tech is a globally recognized technological university that educates students, advances knowledge, and innovates to improve the quality of life and to promote mutual respect and equity for all people within the state, the nation, and the global community. 

MTU Strategic Planning Framework for DEIS