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Undergraduate Orientation

Fall 2021 Undergraduate Orientation

First-Year Orientation
As a first-year student, you will participate in a week-long program as a member of a team of 15-25 students who share your area of study.  In 2021, the first year orientation program will begin just after noon on Sunday, August 22 and run until the afternoon of Friday, August 27.  Classes start the following Monday, August 30.

During first-year orientation, you will get a chance to know your classmates, meet your academic advisor and department, explore resources and opportunities on campus, and make decisions about your future.  You will also discover ways to stay healthy, excel academically, get involved, become a student leader, and more.  Your time at Tech will be incredible and orientation will help you learn how to make the most of it!

If you are a transfer student or a student who started their Michigan Tech journey as a remote student in 2020-2021, please consider enrolling in the First-Year Orientation Program as the best possible way to start next year.

Transfer Student Orientation
If you bring in more than 30 credits that you earned as a college student at another institution, you will attend a 2-hour session on campus August 25, as well as having access either virtually or in person to the Departmental Introduction and Advisor Meeting on the morning of Monday, August 23.    You may opt into the full new student orientation program if you are seeking a more comprehensive experience.

For more details or any questions about these programs, contact the Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success by email at orientation@mtu.edu, by phone at 906-487-3558, or check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

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