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You'll find a collection of Knowledge Base articles helpful to new students here. There is also helpful information available on our Resources for Students web page at:

Articles (14)

Information Technology Q&A for new students

An overview of IT information for incoming students

Campus computing device requirement

Information on the campus computing device requirement

HuskyCard photo

Information on HuskyCard photos, including submitting photos and requesting a copy of your HuskyCard photo on file.

Getting your first HuskyCard

HuskyCard information, including getting your first card, taking care of it, and what to do if you need a replacement

Getting started with the Google Suite (G Suite) at Michigan Tech

How to access Google's G Suite Learning Center

Software Distribution Center for personal or off-domain computers

Download software that is licensed for use on personally-owned computers

Reservable computer labs

How to locate and make reservations for reservable computer labs on campus

Connecting a device to the residential network (Resnet)

Wired and wireless devices in our residence halls are registered and connect through our ClearPass system

Digital converter box recommendations

If your TV does not have a QAM tuner, you can purchase a digital conversion box for use with our digital cable system

Registering a device with ClearPass

Registering a guest's device on the Michigan Tech IT network.

Cable TV channels available on campus

Find the cable tv channel list and where to find the cable connection in your residence hall room or other campus housing.

Adding HuskyPrint and Papercut to a Windows off-domain computer

Instructions on adding HuskyPrint drivers and Papercut to an off-domain Windows computer using the Powershell script.

Managing your Michigan Tech account at the Michigan Tech Account Center (

How to manage your account information, recover your password, and update your profile

How Duo two-step login works

How to add a device or use Duo Two-Step Login