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.
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
U.P. Crisis Helpline has free and confidential help from professional counselors
Chat Online: dialhelp.org
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
Title IX Coordinator
105 Cohodas Building
Deputy Title IX Coordinator
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
Hours: Always Open
Safety and Security Services
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
Resources for Survivors of Sexual Violence
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