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Transfer Northern 101

Sessions designed to help you understand the transfer process and get connected to NMU. 

Each of our online Transfer Northern 101 sessions feature: 

  • Personal assistance for transfer admissions
  • Scholarship Information
  • Meeting current NMU transfer students
  • Opportunities to ask all of your questions. 
  • June 8, 3 p.m.
  • July 13, 3 p.m.
  • August 10, 3 p.m.

(Session time is in the Eastern Time Zone.) 

Welcome to NMU

NMU's Admissions Counselors were pretty excited about welcoming future Wildcats on Decision Day -- and all year long. 

Are you planning to be an NMU Wildcat this year? Check out the checklist to make sure you have everything ready to go. 

Don't Fear Financial Aid - Webinar On-Demand

Scared about paying for college? Worried about taking out loans? Nervous about talking to NMU about money?

We get it! Mike and Shawn from NMU's Financial Aid Office are here to help ease *some* of your fears and make understanding how to pay for college a bit less overwhelming. We answered some frequently asked questions about the FAFSA and aid packages to help you build confidence in your financial future as you tackle your college goals. 


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Interactive Campus Tour

Chat with a current student while taking a virtual tour of campus. You are also able to meet one-on-one via Zoom appointments with your admissions counselor, the Financial Aid department, a faculty member in your area of academic interest, the honors program, ROTC, veteran services, theatre, music, first generation or the Multicultural Education Resource Center (MERC). 

NMU is also offering in-person campus visits with limited capacity. In-person visits include a campus tour with a current student and a meeting with an admissions counselor. Additional appointments (meetings with faculty members and various other departments on campus, etc.) will be a combination of in-person and virtual experiences, all while you're here on campus.


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Virtual College Fairs and Presentations

Chat with an admissions representatives at one of several virtual college fairs. Not sure if NMU is the right fit? These college fairs are a great opportunity to see how we compare.

Health, Safety and Student Support at NMU

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


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Explore NMU's YouTube Channel

Explore our YouTube channel to discover various places on NMU's campus.


Student talking with admissions counselor

Live Chat With a Counselor

Chat live with an admissions representative on our website between 8 a.m. and 5 p.m. EST Monday through Friday. 


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Chat With a Current Student

Our student ambassadors are prepared to answer questions about their personal NMU experiences. Contact them to discuss why they chose NMU, what advice they may have, and more. 

You can also find a live chat feature on this website Monday - Thursday from 1:00 - 4:00 p.m. It's staffed by current NMU students, so feel free to reach out if you see the icon in the bottom right hand side of your screen. 

Hear Tips on Becoming a Wildcat

Our team of admissions staff have assembled a variety of how-to videos with everything you need to know about applying and coming to NMU.


U've Been Accepted Podcast

Tap Into the U've Been Accepted Podcast

Not just for admitted students - Uniquely informative and always entertaining -  tap into the U've Been Accepted Podcast with Nichole and Jillian. Conversations about getting to, and through, college. All brought to you out of Northern Michigan University.


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Northern Nights - NMU's Virtual Open House - On Demand

Northern Nights is now available on-demand! Learn more about your academic area through our student panels, and gain NMU knowledge through our admissions kick off event. It's all here and ready for you to binge watch! 



Transfer Student Week Videos On-Demand

We’re here to help anytime, but if you want to learn more about being a transfer student at NMU, check out our transfer student playlist.


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Join the Admitted Student Facebook Page

Are you admitted to NMU? Join us on Facebook in the Admitted to NMU group, NMU - Class of 2025. Find a roommate, hiking buddy or lifelong friends! 

Connect with NMU on Your Favorite Social Network

NMU posts many takeovers and stories on our Instagram account where you can ask current students or alumni about their experience. Sure, we can tell you all the reasons we think Northern is great, but our students can do it SO much better. You can also check out student quotes and stories on the NMU blog.