Resources for new students

A collection of knowledge base articles helpful to new students; there is also information available on our Resources for Students web page at:

Categories (8)

Michigan Tech account

Support for your Michigan Tech account, including managing your password.


Information on using Duo for two-factor authentication

HuskyCard Services

New or replacement Husky Cards, Husky Card Services and member balances, Special Cards, CSGold

Wireless Network

Guest wireless accounts, Eduroam, Wireless network support

Residential Network (Resnet)

Network/wireless support in Residence Halls, Game console & other device connectivity


How to connect to and use the HuskyPrint stations on campus, including how to add money to your account for color printing.


A collection of support articles for AppsAnywhere, Michigan Tech's cloud-based software delivery system, which supplies all Windows computer labs on campus. Active students, staff, and faculty can also install and use AppsAnywhere on their Windows personal devices or Windows office computers.

Web conferencing

Zoom web conferencing, video live streaming, presentation assistance, presentation laptop loans

Articles (13)

Information Technology Q&A for new students

An overview of IT information for incoming students

Campus computing device requirement and loaners

Information on the campus computing device requirement - effective as of the Fall 2020 semester, all students are required to have a computing device.

Claiming your Michigan Tech Zoom account license

Claiming your Michigan Tech Zoom account verifies you as a member of the Michigan Tech community, provides you with a Michigan Tech licensed Zoom account, and makes for a more seamless experience when joining meetings.

Common issues or errors while using the Software Distribution Center downloads (personal device)

Solutions for common troubleshooting situations while using the software distribution center on personally-owned devices (current students, staff, and faculty).

Microsoft software on a personal device

Available Microsoft software for for students, faculty, and staff personal computers

Support for personal devices

Local support options for your personal computer

Connecting to VPN (Windows)

Instructions for installing and running the VPN client on a Windows computer

Connecting to M: multidrive (Windows - minimally managed or personal)

How to connect to the Multidrive on a minimally managed or personal device running Windows 10

Managing your H: home directory storage

This article explains how to use the storage tools web dashboard to help you manage your home directory storage.

Connecting to a campus Windows computer (Windows)

This article lists which software is available on and instructions for connecting from a Windows computer.

Graduate student computer information

An overview of graduate student computers, including information on availability, intended use, and hardware and software configurations.

Using Express Cash

Adding Express Cash to your HuskyCard, checking balances, getting withdrawals or refunds, adding money to Papercut for color printing

Student status and system access

Guidelines for how long a student retains access after graduating or leaving the university.