Questions about the NMU COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan

For questions on NMU's COVID-19 Preparedness and Response Plan, contact Jill Compton or Lee Gould, co-chairs of the Safety/Risk Management Workgroup of the NMU COVID-19 Logistics Committee.

Jill Compton

Lee Gould

Announcement - Anti-phishing email confirmation:

Between November 17 and November 19, 2020, the Risk Management Department launched the Foundry/Everfi modules for new and returning undergraduate and graduate students. Students received an email beginning, "At NMU, we believe in the importance of creating a safe and healthy environment.." The training is required to be provided at least once each year under Michigan law. On November 19, an email was sent to first-time undergraduate students to clarify the due date, as an incorrect invitation had been sent. The due date for all is April 30, 2021. In order to be entered into the drawing for a free parking pass or $100 dining dollars, the modules must be complete by January 15, 2021. Questions or concerns regarding this required web-based training can be directed to  

Contact Information:

Jill Compton

Andy Zerbel

Risk Management Mission Statement:

The mission of the Risk and Insurance Management Department is to manage Northern Michigan University's risk of financial loss from property and liability exposures by planning, directing and coordinating the NMU’s risk and insurance management program through a continuous process of

  • identifying and analyzing exposures to loss,
  • selecting a risk management technique or combination of techniques to be used to handle each exposure,
  • implementing the technique chosen, and
  • monitoring the technique chosen and making appropriate changes.