Privacy Statement

Michigan Technological University is committed to protecting your information and privacy and only uses information supplied to us in the regular course of business in pursuit of providing an exemplary education, for employment-related purposes, and to improve the services that we offer. Information is retained for a period set by applicable regulations and University policy.

Michigan Tech strives to comply with all applicable state, federal, and international laws and regulations. The University collects data necessary to fulfill its mission and service offerings and does so lawfully. Michigan Tech may collect personal information from a variety of sources including, but not limited to, from you directly when you fill out an application or other forms, logs from your usage of our services, and information generated as a result of your affiliation with the University.

Information supplied to Michigan Tech is not shared with unrelated third parties. Individually identifiable information may be shared with parties outside of the University when there is a need to do so in pursuit of our academic mission. For example, businesses that process data for the University, federal agencies related to education, or companies that provide emergency notification services may have access to information needed to carry out their roles and responsibilities. The University may share aggregated, non-identifiable information to outside agencies for research related to education. The University will not sell or trade your information. We may release personal information to appropriate agencies when legally required to do so. Additionally, directory information as defined by the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) may be provided to outside individuals or agencies to the extent required by law.

If you are located in the EU, then our processing of your personal information may fall under Regulation 2016/679 (the General Data Protection Regulation “GDPR”).

If you have any questions or concerns about your personal data and its use, please contact us at You can also contact us at Registrar’s Office, Michigan Technological University, 1400 Townsend Drive, Houghton, MI 49931.