Presenter at TEDxNMUNMU Business Hours

Northern Michigan University is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time during the fall and spring semesters (mid-August until early May).

The university’s main switchboard is 906-227-1000. While the switchboard has extended hours, it does not take messages for academic or business offices, or for individual faculty, staff or students. Departments and offices should be contacted during regular business hours. 

If you have an emergency situation, call NMU’s Public Safety and Police Services at 911 (on-campus) or 906-227-2151. Public Safety is reachable by phone 24 hours per day every day of the year.

If you have encountered technical issues with the university's website, please send an email to describing the problem.  Please include a URL of the page where you encountered the issue.

Below are the phone numbers of some of the frequently called areas on campus. If you need a phone number for a department not listed below, please go to our departmental search page.


Office Phone Numbers

*Denotes an office with extended hours beyond NMU’s regular business hours.