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Important Information

BOOKS, TOOLS, SUPPLIES
Books, tools, and supplies to be used in programs may be purchased from the Bookstore. Students may purchase tools from sources other than the school provided they meet the standards of the department. Students are expected to have a complete set of tools available during all laboratory experiments.

Students who enroll need to prepare for some initial expenses at the start of the term. Books, supplies, and tools will be required for all classes. MTI and the MTI Bookstore do not allow advances or charging of items from the Bookstore (except with a credit card). Financial aid loans are not available to first time borrowers until the 30th day of the term. Please budget accordingly when making your school plans.

LAPTOP COMPUTERS
Students in some MTI programs are required to purchase approved laptop computers. Any student who purchases a laptop computer through the MTI laptop program must follow all guidelines of the signed purchase agreement.

STUDENT LAPTOP COMPUTERS ON CAMPUS
Required by Program – Full Access
Students who purchase computers from MTI for use in their programs will have full use of the campus network services. This includes the Internet and storage/work folders on MTI host servers. The laptops are loaded, distributed and supported by the MTI Information Technology Office.

Not Required by Program – Full Access
Students enrolled in programs that do not require laptops but would like access to the full range of network services with their own personal laptop are able to do so if the Institutes requirements for network access are met. These requirements are as follows:

  • The computer must be running a minimum of Windows XP Pro Service Pack 2 with all of the current updates.
  • The computer must also have up to date virus protection.
  • The computer will be renamed by campus IT office for identification on the network. MTI will also be able to support VISTA Business or VISTA Ultimate.

Not Required by Program – Limited Access
Students who own computers that do not meet the Windows XP Pro requirement can still use their personal computers to access the Internet through any one of several WiFi hotspots established on MTI campuses (Internet access only). Current hotspots are located at the Main campus in the commons area and the Instructional Services Center. There is also a hotspot located in the commons and foyer area at the Technology Center Campus.

SCHOOL PROPERTY
The facilities of Mitchell Technical Institute are modern and up-to-date. Students must take proper care of equipment and respect the property of others. Students will be required to pay for school property that they have lost or damaged. Theft of property will be referred to the appropriate authorities.

PERSONAL PROPERTY
Mitchell Technical Institute does not assume responsibility for loss of or damage to personal property of students.

LOST AND FOUND
Any items found in the school should be turned in to an administrative office area. Lost articles may be reclaimed after proper identification.

ILLNESS, ACCIDENTS, OR INJURIES
Accidents, injuries, or illnesses occurring during classroom or laboratory time or during a school-sponsored activity must be reported to an instructor or a school official. Each accident must be reported in writing to the Vice-President of Administrative Services (located in the Business office) within twenty-four (24) hours of the incident. Liability regarding accidents is not assumed by the school. Students who are unsafe workers may be terminated from the program. MTI will contact health care personnel when necessary. The expense will be borne by the student.

HEALTH INSURANCE
It is strongly recommended that all students have health insurance. Health insurance must be purchased directly from an insurance carrier.

CHANGE OF ADDRESS/TELEPHONE
Address and telephone number changes must be filed with the Registrar. A Change of Address form is available from the Student Services office.

MAIL SERVICE
Mitchell Technical Institute does not forward personal mail received at the school. Please do not use MTI as a mailing address.

IDENTIFICATION CARDS
Each student will be issued a photo identification card. Replacement cards are issued for $30.00.

STUDENT EMAIL ACCOUNTS
Each student will be issued an MTI email account for official communication and personal use. Students will be charged $5.00 to change lost or forgotten passwords.

LABORATORY AND CLASSROOM USE
Student use of classrooms and laboratories will only be allowed when a supervisor is present.

BULLETIN BOARDS
All bulletin board items, posters, etc., must be approved by the Student Services office prior to being posted.

FOOD SERVICE
Meals are served in the Commons in Campus Center.  All meals are to be consumed in the commons or designated area. Students may use a FreedomPay account to deposit money for use with the campus food center.  There is no charge for FreedomPay unless the students opts to use a credit card as a funding source.  Then a $2.00 monthly fee is charged.

TRANSPORTATION
Students are required to furnish their own transportation to and from school. When training requires students to be off campus, students must make their own transportation arrangements. Students wishing to car pool should contact the Student Services office.

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