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Have questions about our application or programs? Not sure how to request letters of recommendation or write a personal statement? Not sure which program is right for you? If you have questions, we're here to help. 

15 minute zoom or phone appointments available:

Tuesdays from 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m. EST

Thursdays from 9:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. EST

Email for an appointment outside these times. 

Campus Visits

NMU hosts campus visits for prospective grad students in virtual format and in person. Meet with Graduate Studies staff and a faculty member in your program, connect with a graduate student ambassador, and get a campus tour (via video for virtual visitors.) 

NMU adheres to CDC guidelines recommending social distancing and mask wearing as it relates to vaccination.

If you want to explore campus on your own, download our Self-Guided Walking Campus Tour.

Grad Admissions Events

The College of Graduate Studies & Research hosts events open to current NMU students and to prospective graduate students. Register for of these events with the "Register" button below.

Virtual Q&A for Admitted Students

On Campus Student Sessions

  • Monday, July 26 at 10 a.m. 
  • Monday, July 26 at 5:15 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 10 at 12 p.m.
  • Tuesday, August 10 at 5:30 p.m.

Global Campus Student Sessions

  • Thursday, July 28 at 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 28 at 5:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 11 at 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 11 at 5:15 p.m.

Clinical Molecular Diagnostics - Virtual Preview - Thursday, August 12

Meet with Dr. Matt Jennings - CMD Program Director. Learn about the program application, timeline, degree requirements, and career opportunities. Register below.

McNair Scholars Visit - Friday October 1, 2021

The College of Graduate Studies & Research invites McNair scholars to NMU in Marquette, MI for a special visitation program. We welcome students to campus for NMU Homecoming weekend where they'll have the opportunity to tour campus, meet with faculty of interest, connect with a current graduate student, and talk with graduate admissions. Students will have ample opportunity to fully explore their program of interest and get to know the campus and community. 

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Campus Visit Itinerary

Each campus visit or program preview is different because it is tailored to your needs, but every campus visitor will have access to the following basic itinerary:

Contact Appointment Type Purpose
College of Graduate Studies Graduate Admissions Presentation Application and admissions overview. Q&A with admissions staff for help with any of your application questions. Learn about sources of support for graduate students like professional development, community resources, and funding opportunities.
Faculty Academic Program Meeting Meet with program faculty about research or scholarly pursuits. Learn more about program curriculum, expectations, and outcomes. Tour lab facilities if applicable.
Graduate Student Ambassador Student Meeting Meet with a current student in your graduate program of interest. Learn about program and campus culture from a student's perspective
College of Graduate Studies Campus Tour & Debrief Experience NMU's campus and ask any lingering questions before the conclusion of your visit. 


There are a number of hotel options in Marquette and many offer a discount to students visiting graduate programs. Check out our list of participating properties.

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Global Campus - Virtual Q&A for Admitted Students

  • Thursday, July 28 at 10 a.m.
  • Thursday, July 28 at 5:15 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 11 at 12 p.m.
  • Wednesday, August 11 at 5:15 p.m.

Check in with NMU Grad Admissions and Global Campus to get your questions answered: