Attention Northern Michigan University Class of 1973! 2023 marks the 50th anniversary year of your graduation from NMU!
Golden Wildcats is a new program designed to recognize all alumni who have reached this special milestone. Each year, we will welcome the class celebrating their 50th anniversary.
The launch of this new recognition program will be celebrated during Homecoming with a special reception, campus tour, and other activities throughout the weekend. Check back often for details as we will continue to update this website as plans develop.
Tentative Homecoming Schedule
Friday, September 15
Noon - 1 p.m.: Historic Campus Walking Tour (tentative)
5:30 p.m.: Homecoming Parade
7:00 – 10:00 p.m.: All Alumni Reception – Pioneer Rooms, Northern Center
Saturday, September 16
9:30 - 11:00 a.m.: Golden Wildcats Brunch – Northern Center, Ballrooms (RSVP required. Call 906-227-2610 or email firstname.lastname@example.org)
Celebrating 50th Anniversary of graduation from NMU ('73 and prior)
11:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Tailgate Party – Superior Dome Parking Lot
2:00 - 5:00 p.m.: Homecoming Football Game v. UW LaCrosse - Superior Dome
5 - 9 p.m.: 5th Quarter Meetups – Various locations in Marquette; find fellow alumni from your era at the following locations:
- 1970s & Prior: Location TBD
- 1980s: Location TBD
- 1990s: Location TBD
- 2000s – Present: Location TBD
Mark your calendar for Homecoming 2023: September 15-16. Learn more about the full Homecoming schedule here.
If you are interested in organizing a group of your former classmates, residence hall friends, or teammates for a reunion, contact Alumni Relations at 906-227-2610.
Visiting Marquette? You can find information on the area, including area hotels, here.
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Many digital collections documenting the history of the Upper Peninsula are now freely accessible and searchable on the U.P. Digital Network (UPLINK) website hosted by the Central U.P. and Northern Michigan University Archives. NMU digitized materials, ranging from yearbooks and historical photos to audio interviews and videos, are now accessible online.