Summer Conferences—Guest Amenities

Summer Programs Guest Amenities Information

Internet Access

Guest wireless is available on all existing wireless access points. This service is only for unregistered users; individuals already associated with the MichiganTech wireless will need to select MichiganTech.

  1. Turn on the wireless service on your device and connect to MichiganTechGuest wireless SSID.
  2. Open your web browser. You should automatically be redirected.
  3. Follow on screen instructions to read and accept the Terms of Service Agreement. You should now be connected to the network.

For assistance, contact IT User Services at (906)-487-1111

Or visit us at the Library and IT Services Center, located on the first floor of the Van Pelt and Opie Library

Dining Services

Dining services are conveniently provided within Wadsworth Hall. Meals passes are required. If meals were not previously arranged by your group, meal passes may be purchased at the Wadsworth Hall reception desk. Please note, the reception desk is not open during all meal times. Please plan accordingly.

Dining Hours of Operation

Monday through Friday

  • Breakfast 7AM to 9AM
  • Lunch 11AM to 1PM
  • Dinner 4PM to 6PM

Saturday through Sunday

  • Breakfast 10AM to 11AM
  • Lunch 11AM to 1PM
  • Dinner 4PM to 6PM

Meal Rates

Additional Guest Passes

  • Breakfast $12.95 plus tax
  • Lunch $12.95 plus tax
  • Dinner $12.95 plus tax

Fitness Center

The fitness center features  weightlifting and aerobic exercise equipment and is located on the first floor of Hillside Place.  You may use your access card to tap into this area.

Additionally, the Student Development Complex (SDC) and surrounding outdoor recreation areas feature a fitness center, ice arena, multipurpose room with climbing wall, racquetball and squash courts, dance and fitness studio, swimming pool and dive tank, Gates Tennis Center, mountain biking trails, and more. Information regarding hours of operation and day pass pricing can be accessed by calling 906-487-2578 or through their website.

Laundry Facilities

Laundry facilities are available on each floor for all guests to use.  Washing machines are free to use; Using the dryers cost $.25 per 10 minutes.  Guest are encouraged to bring their own laundry detergent and fabric softener, however, a limited supply may be available for pick up at the Wadsworth Hall Reception Desk.

Meeting Rooms

Guests who are residing on the Michigan Tech campus may request to use meeting room free of charge.  There are room available in Hillside Place.  Rooms should be requested in advance to guarantee room availability.  Meeting room reservations for guests can be made by calling (906) 487-2682 or by emailing


All summer program participants are required to have an identification card while residing at Michigan Tech. Participants must keep their identification card with them at all times. A $10 fee is charged for the identification card. This card is also used for building access.

These cards can be picked up from the Wadsworth Hall Reception Desk or the Michigan Tech Housing office during normal business hours.

Outside of normal business hours, cards can be picked up at Public Safety and Police Services.

Michigian Tech Police

The Department of Public Safety and Police Services at Michigan Tech is staffed by trained, certified state of Michigan police officers who have full law enforcement authority (including the power of arrest) throughout Houghton County.  The department is staffed and operates twenty-four hours per day, seven days per week.

Public Safety and Police Services

206 MacInnes Drive
Houghton, Michigan 49931-1295


Health Services



UP Health System Portage
500 Campus Dr
Hancock, MI
(906) 483-1000


UP Health System University Center Clinic
600 Macinnes Dr.
Houghton, MI

UP Health System Express Care
921 W. Sharon Ave.
Houghton, MI

Aspirus Houghton Clinic
100 Cedar St.
Houghton, MI


UP Health System Emergency Department
500 Campus Dr.
Hancock, MI

Tobacco and E-Cigarette Free Initiative

Michigan Tech is committed to providing a healthy, safe and clean campus community. For this reason, the University has gone Tobacco Free, Smoke Free and Vapor Free. The use of all tobacco products and vapor e-cigarettes is prohibited on all Michigan Tech-owned or leased properties. Students, faculty, staff and visitors are asked to respect this policy and help us create a healthier campus. Our fire equipment is extremely sensitive when detecting particles from use of e-cigarettes.

Alcohol Policy

In Hillside Place, alcohol may be consumed privately, by those of age, in their respective rooms only.

No alcohol may be consumed in Wadsworth Hall.


Michigan Tech is conveniently located within the city of Houghton, Michigan. Stores and Restaurants are within walking distance from campus.

Bus Services

The City of Houghton operates a bus route with convenient stops on campus and in town. For information regarding route times, bus stop locations, and prices, visit their website.

Michigan Tech has partnered with Zipcar to bring selfservice, on demand car sharing to the area. To use Zipcars, simply register as a member, reserve a car online or by phone, use your Zipcard to enter the car, and drive away. When you are done, return the car to the reserved Zipcar parking space in front of the Memorial Union Building, Wadsworth Hall, or Daniel Heights Apartments. More information can be found here.

Taxi Services
Checker Transport

SkyWest, a United Airline partner, currently services the Houghton County Memorial Airport (CMX).
23810 Airpark Blvd
Calumet, MI 49913

For ticketing information: or call  1-800-864-8331

Persons needing assistance dealing with vehicle problems can contact Transportation Services at 906-487-1441 for help during normal office hours.  We provide assistance with flat tires, running out of gas, and dead car batteries at no charge.  For other problems, we can assist you in contacting the appropriate services depending on your needs.

Keweenaw's Copper Country

Whether you are planning your vacation or are already in our beautiful area, the Keweenaw app can help you get the most out of your Copper Country visit. Get turn-by-turn directions, browse lodging properties and restaurants, explore different attractions, stay up to date on events going on around the area and much more!

No internet access is needed after the initial download so you have access to all the information in the most remote locations. Visit the iPhone app or Google Play store and search 'Keweenaw' to download.

University Images/Campus Bookstore

The Campus Bookstore, located in the Memorial Union Building, is your source for textbooks, school supplies, computer software and accessories, general books, apparel, and souvenirs. Also featured is The Dress for Success shop selling suits, sport coats, overcoats, jackets, slacks, dress shirts, ties, belts, shoes and socks.

University Images is your source for apparel, souvenirs and sporting goods, located in the Student Development Complex.


Parking is available for a fee. Parking permits can be purchased through Transportation Services.

Please reference the parking map for lots on campus.