Student Life

Houston

Student Organizations:
Audio Engineering Society
Media Communications Association International
American Federation of Musicians
GRAMMY U

Housing Information:
Though we do not provide on-campus housing, MediaTech recommends contacting a housing or apartment locator service to receive personalized housing location assistance with a student price tag in mind.
May Tharpe, Student Housing Specialist
The Apartment Store
(800) 817-1625
(832) 326-0096 cell
may@rentwoodlands.com
www.rentwoodlands.com
The Apartment Store has an extensive database to narrow your search to the area, price and amenities important to you.

Transportation:
METRO – Get step by step travel directions with the trip planner on how to get around by bus, train or a combination of both.
Metro provides discounted fares for MediaTech students. Discount is 50 percent off the full fare of all local, Park & Ride and rail. Earn five free trips for every 50 paid trips

Credit & Debt:
The Federal Trade Commission is the nation’s consumer protection agency. The FTC works to prevent fraudulent, deceptive and unfair business practices in the marketplace and to provide information to help consumers spot, stop and avoid them.

Debt collection, debt management, debt relief, debt settlement… Debt is a four-letter word that’s the subject of some complex laws. Learn how to exercise your rights under the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act — and how to recognize debt-related scams and frauds.

Money matters. And using tried and true strategies for dealing with money — or the lack of it — can make a big difference to your present and your future. Whether you are saving, spending, or borrowing money, this is information you can’t afford to overlook. Visit The Federal Trade Commission for useful information and resources regarding Money & Credit.

Substance Abuse:
MediaTech is dedicated to providing to its students a learning environment that is safe and free of detrimental influences of drug and alcohol abuse. For more information to make informed decisions about alcohol and other drug issues please contact:

AA -
Alcoholics Anonymous  www.aahouston.org

DAA – Drug Addicts Anonymous   www.daausa.org