Get Your Questions Answered

We know that you have dozens of questions about NMU, and we're happy to help you answer all of them. You're welcome to reach out to us directly to get the answers you're looking for, and we also invite you to explore our Parent Q&A playlist on our YouTube channel.


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We're Here to Help

We know that helping your student through the college admissions process can be challenging. We're here to help. We hope that this page provides resources to answer your questions, but if you have questions that you can't find answers to, please feel free to contact our admissions staff. You can call 800-682-9797 or e-mail 

Learn more about NMU

If you're just starting the information-gathering phase of the college search, you're in the right place. This site provides details about Northern Michigan University's academics, student life, cost and more. You can also request information, if you'd like to receive information in the mail about your child's academic interests.


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Visit campus

Often the best way to feel sure about a college is to spend time walking around campus and getting your questions answered in person. At Northern, we have two helpful ways to schedule visits. Wildcat Weekend is an open house designed for high school students and their parents. If you can't make one of our Wildcat Weekend dates, you can also schedule an individualized visit at a time that is convenient for you. 

Connect with our staff that is located near you

We have admissions counselors who are located throughout the region and they are available to meet with you and your son or daughter or answer any questions you might have. Our admissions counselors are visiting local high schools and college fairs.

We know your student's health is important to you. Their physical, mental and academic health are important to us too. Check out this amazing panel we just recorded where you can learn all about the support your student will receive at NMU. 

Additional Resources for Parents

If you can't find an answer to a specific question, please feel free to e-mail the admissions staff and an NMU staff member will respond as quickly as possible. We also invite you to subscribe to the Parent Partnership Newsletters.

Information for Parents