NMU is a Proud Sponsor of the Meijer State Games in Michigan

Why? Because here at Northern Michigan University, winter is in our DNA!

Snowshoe up a mountain to see a waterfall - yes please! 

Play a round of pond hockey after class - sounds fun! 

Take a ride on the trails with a fat tire bike - let's do it! 

NMU students are always up for an adventure in the snow. 


Men's Nordic Ski team racing

Earn a degree and pursue your passions - all in one place!

Here at NMU, our students get to do this winter thing all the time. Whether a club team, intramural or one of our Division I or Division II teams, NMU student athletes are taking the competition to the next level on snow and ice! 

Alpine Skiing 
Figure Skating 
Ice Hockey 
Nordic Skiing

You can also find these cool clubs and organizations at NMU! 

NMU Board & Ski Club
Snowmobile & Powersports Club
Men's and Women's Club Hockey. 

Jake Brown

NMU has ties to a fair share of Olympians over the years including: Shani Davis (Speed Skating), Rosie Frankowski & Caitlin Compton (Cross Country Skiing) and the 2022 Winter Olympics Jake Brown, in photo, (Biathlon) and recent Gold Medalist Nick Baumgartner (Snowcross).


Ore Dock on Ice

Marquette Michigan - See how we do winter!

From the U.P. 200 Sled Dog Races to Noquemanon Trail Network to Marquette Mountain Ski Resort -- you'll find plenty to do in the winter in Marquette. 


sugarloaf overlook

Visit Northern Michigan University

Visits include a one-on-one meeting with a faculty member in your area of interest, a campus tour led by a current NMU student and time to chat with an admissions counselor. We can't wait to show you around campus.