The staff of the Veteran's 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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Veterans Service Office

veterans@nmu.edu 906-227-1402
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Mike Rutledge

Coordinator

mrutledg@nmu.edu 906-227-1402
Fax:

906-227-1331

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...

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Welles

Welles

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!

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Chantel

Chantel LaBlonde

Work Study Student

Hometown:

Scottsdale, AZ

Major:

Bachelor of Behavior Analysis

Groups and Organizations:

Alpha Gamma Delta, Superior Edge

Best Advice for Incoming Students:

Be involved on campus, it makes the college experience much more enjoyable!

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Traci Dietz

Work Study Student

Hometown:

Negaunee, MI

Major:

Bachelor of Fine Arts

Groups and Organizations:

Student Veterans of America

Best Advice for Incoming Students:

Try to stay as organized as possible, and submit your required documents in a timely manner.

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.