Support for personal devices

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Support from Michigan Tech IT

Michigan Tech IT provides limited support for non-Michigan Tech owned devices. Service is provided during normal business hours for the following:

  • Wireless support
  • Printing support
  • Supporting software installations from the Software Distribution Center
  • Troubleshooting software installation issues for Michigan Tech licensed, class-required software packages

You must be present with your computer while it is being worked on. You cannot drop if it off while some one works on your computer. You will be required to fill out the support waiver form for personal computer support (See the form in the "Files" box on this page).  Additional support may be available on a case-by-case basis.

Michigan Tech IT does not offer hardware repairs, virus removals, or operating systems installation.

Support from local computer repair shops

Below is contact information for two local computer repair shops.  These shops may be able to offer more complete service and support for your personal computer. Note: Michigan Tech IT has not partnered with these local shops and can make no representation as to their suitability to handle specific computer issues.  We show them here to provide a more complete view of your local options for service of your personal computer.

Nitro Consulting

Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: (906) 523-5556
No walk-up service; by appointment only. Please contact them to schedule an appointment.

Up and Running Technology Solutions

Houghton, MI 49931
Phone: 906-482-4800

Support from your device manufacturer

You can check your warranty to see if the repairs are covered. You would typically need the serial number from your device.

Short-term loaners for students (J.R. Van Pelt and Opie Library)

Please visit the J. Robert Van Pelt and John and Ruanne Opie Library front desk for an available short-term loaner laptop and bring your HuskyCard.

Short-term loaner devices will be available at no cost to students who experience a device malfunction that requires repair. Laptops or other computing devices are not available to borrow for the entire semester. You should plan to arrive at Michigan Tech with a device that meets the required specifications.

Laptop Lending Policy

Please review the Library Policies page for Eligibility & Availability, Types of Loans, Borrower Responsibilities, Cleaning Fees, Replacement Fees, and Lending Restrictions,


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