Parent and Family Orientation

Parents and family members also go through a major transition when their child or loved one starts college.  We've got your back!  We will be offering some limited programming during move-in weekend.

Fall semester for your student: challenges, opportunities and resources will be offered:

  • Friday, August 19 at 5:00 p.m. in room G002 in the Noblet Forestry Building (18)
  • Sunday, August 21 at 11:00 a.m. in room 139 in Fisher Hall (15)
  • A recorded version of this session and other sessions of interest will be available on our website the seek prior to Move-In.

The University Welcome
Join our orientation planning team, Michigan Tech's President, Dr. Richard Koubek, and Dean of Students, Dr. Wallace Southerland, as we welcome our newest students and their families to the Michigan Tech community.  Join us at 6:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 20 in the MacInnes Ice Arena in the Student Development Complex (24).

A Parent and Family Welcome, Overview, and Meet and Greet will feature Dr. Wallace Southerland, Dean of Students and Vice-President for Student Affairs.  The session will be held in the Rozsa Theater (10) on August 21 at 9:00 a.m.  Bakery and coffee will be available after the program.  So we are able to plan for refreshments, please RSVP using the following link:

Dr. Southerland's Meet and Greet for Parents and Families

All parent and family programming will be complete by noon on Sunday, August 21.  Please plan on saying your goodbyes shortly thereafter, as your student will begin their week-long orientation at 1:00 PM.

Recordings for 2022 Parent and Family Orientation

Play Obtaining accommodations at Michigan Tech video
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Obtaining accommodations at Michigan Tech

Play ESA and Service Animals on Michigan Tech campus video
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ESA and Service Animals on Michigan Tech campus

Play Parent Session - Orientation 2022 video
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Parent Session - Orientation 2022

Play Upper Peninsula Health System: Local providers in Houghton area video
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Upper Peninsula Health System: Local providers in Houghton area

 

 

 

 
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