Campus Orientation NMU

Regular Events

  • Faculty and Staff Orientation Week - one week prior to start of fall semester
  • Promotion and Tenure Workshop - early Fall semester
  • Family Weekend - Weekend in October
  • Make a Difference Day - Student participation in a nationwide volunteer day on a Saturday in October
  • Faculty Awards and Celebration of Scholarship – early December 
  • New Student Orientation - Sessions held May through July
  • Commencement 
  • Celebration of Student Research, Creative Works, and Academic Service Learning - mid-April


Northern Center

Sabbatical Leave

  • September 15 - Applications to department head.
  • September 29 - Departmental judgments and rankings to College Advisory Council (CAC) and dean (and approved applications to Office of Graduate Education and Research).
  • October 6 - Appeals of department decisions must be received by CAC.
  • October 21 - CAC and dean judgments and rankings to Faculty Review Committee (FRC).
  • October 28 - Appeals of CAC and dean decisions must be received by FRC
  • November 11 - FRC judgments and rankings to Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • November 18 - Announcement of sabbaticals by Provost and Vice President for Academic Affairs.
  • November 29 - Final adjustment date for accommodated sabbaticals.


Lecture Hall NMU



Curriculum Changes