Women's basketball players

Intercollegiate Athletics

The Department of Intercollegiate Athletics houses hundreds of student athletes across dozens of Divison I and Division II sports. 

National Training Site

Northern Michigan University is dedicated to providing educational opportunities for its resident athletes while offering world-class training.  Over the years, it has grown into a major contributor to the U.S. Olympic movement.

Greco-Roman wrestling is the current resident training program. Athletes must be approved by the coaching staff, their national governing body, and NMU to be admitted into the program. 


Male weightlifting

Recreational Sports

NMU Rec Sports seeks to create a campus culture where the pursuit of a balanced lifestyle is encouraged and valued by providing a comprehensive program of sports, recreation, leisure activities, educational opportunities and services.