Dean of Students Office
The Board of Trustees Student Achievement Awards are given annually to recognize students for their significant contributions to the quality of life at NMU through involvement in extra-curricular activities, either academically or socially oriented, or through work in a university department. All recipients must have a minimum 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
Any student, faculty member, or staff member may make nominations. All students nominated will be invited to submit further information. A committee consisting of members of the faculty, administrative staff, and student body will review the submissions to select one recipient for each award.
Description of Awards
Outstanding Graduating Senior Award (2) from the seniors graduating this winter semester or the past fall semester.
Outstanding Student of Any Class Standing who has made significant contributions to the Northern Michigan University community.
Outstanding Nontraditional Student A nontraditional student is defined as an undergraduate who is over the age of 25, or married, or a single parent, or is working full time, or has served time in the military prior to beginning their college studies.
Global Campus An award will be given to an outstanding student that is part of NMU’s Global Campus enrolled in a distance-learning program who has shown exemplary commitment to the distance education student experience.
A student can be nominated in more than one category.
Completed nomination forms must be submitted to the Dean of Students Office, by 5:00 p.m., Friday, February 26, 2021.
Additional information and a link to the nomination form are available from the Dean of Students Web site: www.nmu.edu/dso.
Each Student Achievement Award recipient will be receive a plaque and be recognized by the Board of Trustees. Additionally, the names of the recipients will be added to the perpetual plaque.
For further information, you may contact Dawn McAuliffe, Dean of Students Office, 906-227-1704 or firstname.lastname@example.org