The staff of the Veteran Services Office are here to serve your needs as a veteran, and as a student. Here are some facts about our staff to help you get to know us better!

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Veteran Services Office 906-227-1402
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Mike Rutledge

Coordinator 906-227-1402


Office Location:

2101D, Hedgcock

Michael Rutledge retired from the U.S. Army in 2004 as a Master Sergeant after 22 years of service; he began his second career in education teaching high school first in Taylor, MI, and then Traverse City MI, where he was also an adjunct at Northwestern Michigan College. He holds undergraduate degrees in military history and history with teachin...



The Companion

Welles is Mike's Service Dog.  He is often seen accompanying Mike around campus and is always available for friendly petting.  Stop by the office and say hello to him anytime you like!

Campus Location

The Veteran Services Office is located within the Student Support Services Suite, room 2101D in the Hedgcock building, which is accessible from both the Tracy Avenue and Seventh Street entrances, and located across from the Learning Resources Center and the Thomas Fine Arts building. The office is located on the main floor, behind the Student Service Center.

Office Hours

Summer Semester:  7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.

Fall and Winter Semesters:  8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

*Note: All hours are in Eastern Standard Time.

Mailing Address

Veteran Services
Northern Michigan University
1401 Presque Isle Avenue
Room 2101D, Hedgcock
Marquette, MI 49855.