The following terms are found throughout the fee listings. The definitions for these terms were approved by the Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees.

Tuition: Tuition is defined as the mandatory charge to attend class and receive an entry (credit or audit) on a transcript. Tuition will be approved by the Board of Trustees.
Fee: A fee is defined as a mandatory charge for a student to attend a class or classes. Fees will be approved by the Board of Trustees.
Housing Charges: Housing charges include room and board and apartment rental rates and all other mandatory charges necessary for students to live in University-owned and operated housing. Housing charges will be approved by the Board of Trustees.
Service Charges: All other charges, which are not tuition, fees, or housing charges, will be considered service charges. Food service product lines are also excluded. Service charges will be approved by the President or the President's designee.


Approved 2023-2024 Service Charges (effective July 1, 2023)

Approved 2022-2023 Service Charges (effective July 1, 2022)

(Service Charges are subject to change without notice at the discretion of the Service Charge Review Committee and President's Executive Council approval.)

Proposed Service Charges Form
(Submit any proposed changes or new charges to the Finance and Planning Office on this form. All proposals will be forwarded to and reviewed by the Service Charge Review Committee.)