Finding the Registration Area
If you arrive by car, there will
sandwich boards on the highway
indicating where parking for Wadsworth
Hall is. Signs will direct you to the
check-in area, located in the Campus
Cafe (basement of Wadsworth Hall).
Counselors will be there to greet you,
give directions, and help with the
many students who arrive on the charter
bus, you will roll into campus around
8:00 on Sunday morning. An SYP
coordinator will meet you at the bus and
direct you to registration.
you arrive by plane, an SYP staff member
will meet you at the airport and drive
you to campus.
Registration runs from 10:00 AM through
2:00 PM on the Sunday of each program
week. You must register before moving
into your room! The process includes:
A check by student coordinators to
make sure your paperwork is complete
(if it's not, you'll be asked to
Taking a photo and receiving your
SYP ID - an RFID card which will get
you onto your floor and into the
Receiving your room key and
handbook, while reviewing basic
If you bring any medicine (prescription
or over-the-counter), it must be checked
in at the front desk. Our front desk
staff will keep detailed notes on what
medications you take and when-simply
come to the desk to get it when needed.
Students who require an emergency
epi-pen or inhaler may keep these items.
Move Into Your Room
Counselors will help you move your
luggage and show you where your room is.
From there, you can feel free to move
in, get comfortable, and hang out before
Orientation! Remember: you are
responsible for the care and condition
of your room; you can be assessed fees
if you break or damage anything.
Before you turn in your key, be sure to
meet with a counselor so that he or she
can check your room. You need to pack
and clean up before your counselor
arrives! They will go over a checklist
to make sure that nothing is damaged,
broken, or missing. You can then turn in
your key, visit the front desk to
collect your medicine and valuables, and
sign out. If you arrived by car or with
your family, you are free to go.
If you need to make a flight out of
Houghton County Memorial Airport (CMX),
an SYP staff member will drive you and
make sure you get checked in at the
airport. Make sure you know the plan:
Charter Bus Departure
The charter bus leaves Michigan Tech
around 10 PM on Friday nights. You need
to be checked out well in advance of
this. Your luggage can be stored in the
dining hall between the time that you
check out of your room and when you need
to get on the bus. A bus chaperone will
take roll to make sure everyone is on
board, and then you will be headed home.