Student Leadership and Involvement

Welcome Week

August 29 - September 5, 2020

You’ve gotten all settled in at Michigan Tech for the year and are about to start classes. Now what?  It’s time for Welcome Week!  Every year, new and returning students are welcomed back to campus with this annual tradition that will get everyone into the Husky Spirit.

Welcome Week is an on-campus and virtual experience that kick-starts every fall semester.  This tradition is designed to complement the Orientation experience, and provide opportunities to enhance academic and personal success for Tech students.  The week is jam packed with social activities, food, entertainment, and much more! 

Schedule of Events - 2020

Friday, August 28

Illusionist Craig Karges: 8:30 p.m., Virtual passcode: 799938

Saturday, August 29

An Afternoon on the Town: 10 a.m.–3 p.m., Virtual

Q & A with Jason Nash - 10 p.m., Virtual

*This event is in place of Bowen Yang due to a scheduling conflict. 

Sunday, August 30

Ultimate Frisbee with Disco Tech and Superior Ma’s: noon–3 p.m., Soccer Fields

Monday, August 31

Back to School Binders: 11 a.m., MUB Circle

How To Find On-Campus Jobs: 5–6 p.m., Virtual

Tuesday, September 1

Virtual On-Campus Job Expo: 9 a.m.–5 p.m., Virtual

American Red Cross Blood Drive: 11 a.m.–5 p.m., Rozsa Lobby

Wednesday, September 2

American Red Cross Blood Drive: 10 a.m.–4 p.m., Rozsa Lobby

Virtual Career Fair Plus Resume/Interview Blitz: 3–5 p.m., Virtual

Snack Break with MUB Board: 1 p.m., MUB Circle

Fraternity Fling: 3–6 p.m., Campus Mall

Casino Night with Sorority Life: 6–7 p.m., Virtual

Thursday, September 3

Virtual Career Fair Plus Presentation: noon–1 p.m., Virtual

HuskyLead: How to Market Your College Experiences to Employers: 6–7 p.m., MUB Ballroom A2

Discord Game Series with Fraternity Life: 6–8 p.m., Discord

Friday, September 4

Virtual Career Fair Plus Resume/Interview Blitz: 11 a.m.–1 p.m., Virtual

Plant-A-Palooza with Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion: 2–4 p.m., Hamar House Lawn

WMTU Take 5 - Live Broadcast: 6–8 p.m., Walker Lawn

Blackout Dance with Black Student Association: 8–10 p.m., Walker Lawn

Saturday, September 5

Mini Golf with MUB Board: 1–4 p.m., Walker Lawn

Welcome Week Broomball: 4–6 p.m., SDC Ice Arena

 

The schedule includes comedians, snacks, binders with academic success information, opportunities to try out Broomball, Ultimate Frisbee, and much more!  The best part is, thanks to support from your Student Activity Fee and other generous sponsors, Welcome Week events are at no cost to Michigan Tech students!

*For a comprehensive list of the Career Services events, please go to mtu.joinhandshake.com/events