November 15, 2019

12:00 PM - 05:30 PM

Tech Day - Open House

Join us at Tech Day and experience what life is like at Montana Tech. Explore your academic area of interest and meet faculty at the academic fair, take part in interactive classroom sessions, and tour campus with current students. Learn about all of the opportunities that await at Montana Tech.

Interested in extending your Tech Day experience? Stay overnight on campus and join us for complimentary dinner, entertainment, breakfast, and football!

Register Here


Nov. 15

12:00 – 1:00, Parking – Behind HPER facility

12:00 – 1:00, Event Check-In – Student Success Center

1:00 – 1:30, Welcome and Campus Introduction – Student Success Center

A brief welcome to campus by Chancellor Les Cook, followed by a brief message from Montana Tech’s Admissions Team.

1:30 – 2:30, Experiential Learning Sessions

At Montana Tech we believe you learn by doing! Pick from one of the following experiential learning sessions and find out just how hands on Montana Tech is!

  • Makey Makey Boards! – NRB 228
    Explore Computer Science and Software Engineering with Professor Brent Donoven as you learn how to write a program to make a cat move around using bananas! 
  • Working at Heights! – NRRC OSH Lab
    Harness up and join Professor Theresa Stack from our OSH program in the fall protection simulation lab as she shows you how to keep the job site safe while working at extreme heights
  • Being Your Own Super Hero! – S&E106
    Learn how to save the planet with one simulation lab at a time! Join Raja Nagisetty and Jeanne Larson from Environmental Engineering simulating (a) forest fire smoke to discover harmful air particles, (b) mine waste leachate studies to understand water quality concerns, and (c) thermal imaging of surface water bodies to quantify groundwater interactions.
  • Anatomy and Physiology – Cadaver Lab
    Students that attend this experiential learning session will get to witness a dissection in our cadaver lab, as well as will have the opportunity to learn more about our Biology department. Are you someone who’s interested in learning more about the anatomy of the human body or health sciences? This session could be great for you! Don’t forget to fill out a permission slip if you are under 18.

Find out what separates Montana Tech from the rest and why you should choose to spend your academic career here! 

2:30 – 3:30, Academic Fair – Student Success Center

3:00, Optional Financial Aid Overview

3:30 – 4:00, Why Montana Tech – Copper Lounge

4:00 – 5:00, Campus Tour

5:00 – 5:30, Closing for those leaving – surveys

Overnight Stay Option

Extend your Tech Day experience with an overnight stay in student housing! On Saturday, prepare for excitement as the Oredigger football team takes on the Rocky Mountain College Battlin’ Bears.

Montana Tech Campus Life Coordinator Jocelyn Bjornstad will lead an evening of fun, games, and entertainment, letting you experience campus residence life first hand.

Thanks to a generous community donation, dinner, breakfast, and football tickets are provided at no cost!

Space is limited so don’t wait, register now!

5:30, Dorm Roll Call

Nov. 16

9:30 – 11:30 AM, Dorm Check out and Family Breakfast in the SSC

9:45 AM , Optional Tour of Campus and Admissions Overview, with football

11:00 AM, Tailgating: Refer a Friend Give away!