Welcome Week

August 28 - September 4, 2021

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 - 2021

Saturday, August 28

An Afternoon on the Town: 11:00 AM – 3:00 PM, Downtown and Virtual

Welcome Week Broomball: 5:00 PM – 8:30 PM, Ice Arena

Comedian Pete Lee: 10:00 PM, Rozsa

Sunday, August 29

Volleyball Tournament: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, Sand Volleyball Courts

Ultimate Frisbee with Disco Tech and Superior Ma’s: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, Soccer Fields

Monday, August 30

Back to School Binders: 11:00 AM, MUB Circle

Yard Games with Fraternity Life: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Walker Lawn

Tuesday, August 31

Stay-a-Float: Root Beer Floats with MUB Board: 1:00 PM, Rock Garden

How To Look For On-Campus Jobs: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM, Career Services

Wednesday, September 1

American Red Cross Blood Drive: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, MUB Ballroom

On-Campus Job Expo: 12:00 PM – 3:00 PM, MUB Alumni Lounge

Snack Break: 1:00 PM, MUB Circle

How to Use CareerFEST as a Networking Event: 4:00 PM – 5:00 PM, Career Services

Award Show Trivia with Sorority Life: 6:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Walker Lawn

Thursday, September 2

American Red Cross Blood Drive: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM, MUB Ballroom

CareerFEST: 11:00 AM – 2:00 PM, CareerFEST Tent

Soccer VS Minnesota Duluth: 6:00 PM, Kearly Stadium

Capture the Flag with Fraternity Life: 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM, Husky Statue

Volleyball VS Minnesota Duluth (Keweenaw Classic): 7:30 PM, Varsity Gym

Friday, September 3

How to Use the Career Fair+ App: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM, Career Services

Volleyball VS Minnesota State (Keweenaw Classic): 12:00 PM, Varsity Gym

Welcome to the UP(izza) with Student Leadership & Involvement and the Center for Diversity and Inclusion: 2:00 PM – 4:00 PM, Hamar House Lawn

Meet the Fraternities: 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM, Walker Lawn

WMTU Welcome: 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM, Walker Lawn

906 & Park: 7:00PM - 8:00 PM, Fisher

Volleyball VS St. Cloud State (Keweenaw Classic): 7:30 PM, Varsity Gym

Blackout Dance with Black Student Association: 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM, Walker Lawn

Saturday, September 4

Soccer VS St. Cloud State: 11:00 AM, Kearly Stadium

Football VS Hillsdale: 2:00 PM, Sherman Field

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