Campus Safety

Northern takes pride in having a campus that is caring, inclusive and swift to take action in light of safety concerns. Northern encourages students, employees and visitors to make themselves familiar with the resources and services available for assistance in matters of safety.

Emergency Contact Information

Police and Fire

Police and Fire Emergencies Call 911

NMU Police Department 

The NMU Police Department provides 24/7 safety and security services to the NMU community. Call 911 for police, fire, or EMS services.

Dispatch: 906-227-2151

Location: 100 Services Building on Sugarloaf Avenue 



Medical Emergencies Call 911

UP Health System Emergency Services

The UP Health System Emergency Department provides 24/7 emergency medical care. This ER is a verified Level II Trauma Center. 

Location: 850 W. Baraga Avenue

Call: 906-225-3985

Crisis Hotline

U.P. Crisis Helpline has free and confidential help from professional counselors

Call: 906-482-4357

Text: 906-356-3337

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Title IX

The Title IX office coordinates investigations of sexual misconduct and gender-based discrimination. The Title IX Coordinator addresses complaints against employees, applicants, and third parties. The Deputy Title IX Coordinator addresses complaints against students. 

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Janet Koski
Title IX Coordinator
105 Cohodas Building

Mary Brundage
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
2001 Hedgcock

Police Department

The NMU Police Department and Safety Department provide both 24/7 emergency assistance as well as coordinated fire, safety, and crime prevention services.

Location: Services Building on Sugarloaf Avenue 

Dispatch: 906-227-2151

Hours: Always Open


Counseling & Consultation Services

The Counseling Center provides psychological and counseling services. The services are free to all enrolled students.

Location: C.B. Hedgcock, Room 3405

Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Call: 906-227-2980

Vielmetti Health Center

The Health Center provides comprehensive primary medical care services. The center can also guide survivors/victims to a facility that provides medical forensic exams (rape kits).

Location: The Health Center is located on the ground floor of Gries Hall, adjacent to the University Center.

Clinic Hours: 8 a.m. - 5 p.m., Monday through Friday

Clinic Phone: 906-227-2355

Pharmacy Phone: (906)-227-1165

The Women's Center

The Women’s Center offers 24-hour support for people of any gender or sexual orientation who are survivors of domestic or sexual violence. 

Location: 1310 S Front St, Marquette, MI

Call: 906-225-1346

Reporting Child Abuse or Neglect

Anyone who knows, suspects, or receives information indicating that a child or teen has been abused or neglected, or who has other concerns about the safety of children or teens should report this information. Most Northern Michigan University employees and volunteers are mandated reporters who MUST inform the appropriate program administrator or one of the following organizations: 

NMU Police Department: 906-227-2151

Michigan Department of Human Services: 855-444-3911