Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success

New Student FAQs

Michigan Tech students

Below you will find answers to frequently asked questions about first-year student orientation, transfer student orientation, new student move-in, preparing for classes, placement testing and more. The Michigan Tech Guide for students and the Parent Guide for parents and families also has information you need to get started at Michigan Tech.  If you have further questions, contact the Waino Wahtera Center for Student Success at 906-487-3558 or email orientation@mtu.edu.

Preparing to Come to Campus

Parents and Family

First-Year Student Orientation


Transfer Student Orientation


Placement Testing