To appeal your academic suspension or dismissal from Northern Michigan University, this form and all official documentation must be submitted at least five business days prior to the first day of the semester you would like to return in order for the Admissions and Academic Policies Committee (AAPC) to hear your appeal and reach a decision in a timely manner.

I will provide my official documentation
Please note this list is NOT all-inclusive. Its purpose is to simply provide examples. Although official documentation is required for your appeal, it does not guarantee that your appeal will be granted.
  • Illness – Letter from medical professional identifying patient, explaining medical condition, stating dates of illness and describing course of treatment
  • Death – Copy of obituary or death certificate
  • Legal issue – Copy of court report or letter from probation officer
  • Financial hardship – Copy of termination letter
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20 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.
Acknowledgement of Official Documentation
I understand that the absence of appropriate official documentation will void my appeal and the academic suspension/dismissal will be upheld.


Although not considered official documentation, letters of support may be included in your appeal and can be submitted at this time. If your letter of support is being sent directly from the source, it can be emailed to acac@nmu.edu or faxed to 906-227-1751.
One file only.
20 MB limit.
Allowed types: txt, rtf, pdf, doc, docx, odt, ppt, pptx, odp, xls, xlsx, ods.