NMU's 125th Anniversary

NMU's 125th Anniversary

Celebrate with us all year!

Join Northern Michigan University in celebrating 125 years of academic excellence, unmatched community spirit, and Wildcat pride.


Alumni Fridays

Alumni Fridays

On Fridays this Summer!

Join us at various locations in Marquette County this summer as we connect, socialize and network with fellow Wildcats during Happy Hour! Additionally, you are invited to take a historical campus tour or discover campus with a virtual scavenger hunt!


Pit Spitters logo

NMU Alumni Night at Traverse City Pit Spitters

Saturday, June 22 at 7:05 p.m. EST

Northern Michigan University Alumni are invited to join as the Traverse City Pit Spitters take on the Rockford Rivets at the Turtle Creek Stadium with host Brendan Franklin '13 BSN!

For questions, please contact Ian Williamson with the Pit Spitters at 231-943-0100 ext. 204 or


Detroit Tigers

NMU Alumni Night at the Detroit Tigers

Saturday, August 17 at 1:10 p.m. EDT

NMU alumni are invited to join fellow Wildcats and President Brock Tessman at Comerica Park on August 17th for NMU night! Witness the excitement as the Detroit Tigers take on the New York Yankees in what's sure to be a thrilling game.

Fans who purchase tickets through this special link will receive an exclusive NMU-themed Quarter Zip (while supplies last).

Additionally, $5 of every ticket sale will support the Alumni Legacy Scholarship Fund.

Attendees can redeem the special item by heading to Section 332 and scanning their ticket at the kiosk.

Groups of 10 or more can take advantage of this personalized service by contacting Jordan Collins at (313) 471-7176 or via email at

Get your tickets today and join NMU Night at Comerica Park!


Timber Rattlers

NMU Alumni Night at the Wisconsin Timber Rattlers

Saturday, August 17 at 6:40 p.m. CDT

Northern Michigan University Alumni are invited to join the Timber Rattlers game at Neuroscience Group Field in celebration of Yooper Day. Discounted box seats are available exclusively through NMU's unique link. This is an incredible opportunity to reconnect with fellow alumni, while enjoying a fantastic game.


NMU Alumni Board Reunion

Alumni Board Reunion

Saturday, September 21, 2024

4:30 - 6 p.m.

NMU Alumni Relations and the Alumni Advisory Board are hosting an Alumni Board Reunion at the Northern Center during this year's Homecoming festivities. In conjunction with NMU’s 125th Anniversary Celebration, we are bringing together current and past Alumni Board members.



Homecoming 2024: Sept. 19-21


Save the date! Homecoming 2024 will take place September 19 - 21, including the celebration of NMU's 125th anniversary. See you then, 'Cats!


Alumni Reunions

Alumni Reunions

Various dates and locations.

Join your fellow Wildcats for alumni reunions centered around various activities, sports and other affiliations from your time at NMU. These gatherings have been thoughtfully organized by alumni volunteers.


Meet the President!

Meet the President!

Various Dates and Locations


President Tessman looks forward to meeting you at an upcoming alumni event in your area! Get an update on the University, connect with other local alumni and friends and share your Wildcat pride.


Northern Now: a digital event series for alumni and friends.

Northern Now - Digital Event Series

Stay connected to your alma mater with Northern Now!

Northern Now is a digital event series for alumni and friends hosted by Northern Michigan University Alumni Relations. The series provides a behind-the-scenes look at NMU students, departments, athletics, and more on campus with exclusive tours, interviews, and interactive events.


Throughout the year, NMU alumni staff assist groups with planning reunions of classes, athletic teams, student organizations, fraternities and sororities and more.  Planning a reunion?  Contact us to see how we can assist:  or call 906-227-2610 and Check out our Reunion Planning Guide for helpful tips to make your reunion a success.

Alumni Event Planning

Interested in gathering with alumni in your area at an event or reunion? Here are some tools that can help get you started:

Alumni Event Planning At a Glance

Alumni Event Planning Guide

Master Calendar & Homecoming

The Master Calendar includes all academic calendar dates, university events, cultural events and sporting events, etc.