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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 3:00 p.m. - 6:00 p.m. EST

Wednesdays from 12:00 p.m. - 2:00 p.m. EST

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

Email gradadmissions@nmu.edu 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.

Graduate Studies & Research - Upcoming Events

Stay up-to-date on NMU Grad Studies & Research events by subscribing to our Google Calendar.

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 12 - 12 - 2 p.m. EDT

Location: Zoom

Registration for NMU students through the Hub

Registration for Non-NMU students through Handshake

Agenda

12- 12:30pm: NMU Graduate Programs Overview

12:30 - 2pm: One-on-one meetings - schedule via Handshake.

 

 

The College of Graduate Studies & Research will be on hand for Wildcat Weekend. Find us at our informational table on the main floor of Jamrich Hall between 11am - 2pm EDT. 

Date & Time: Monday, October 18 - 3 - 6pm EDT

Location: Virtual via Handshake and Zoom

Registration for Non-NMU students through Handshake

Agenda

3 - 3:30pm: Overview of NMU Graduate Programs and Admissions

3:30 - 6pm: One-on-one meetings - schedule via Handshake.

Date & Time: Tuesday, October 19 - 10:30 am - 1:30 pm

Location: Virtual via Handshake and Zoom

Registration for Non-NMU students through Handshake

Agenda

10:30-11am: Overview of NMU Graduate Programs and Admissions

11am - 1:30pm: One-on-one meetings - schedule via Handshake.

Date & Time: November 4 at 10 am - 1 pm CDT

Location: Virtual via Handshake and Zoom

Registration for Non-NMU students through Handshake

Agenda

10 - 10:30 am: Overview of NMU Graduate Programs and Admissions

10:30 am - 1pm: One-on-one meetings - schedule via Handshake.

Date and Time: Tuesday, November 5 from 12 - 2pm

Location: TBA

Agenda: Drop in informational session with NMU Grad Admissions

Date & Time: Wednesday, November 10 from 6 - 8pm EDT

Location: Virtual via Zoom and Handshake

Registration for NMU students: The Hub

Registration for Non-NMU Students: Handshake

Agenda: TBA

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. 

 

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