Directions to NMU

 

Regional map showing travel times

From the Chicago area:
  • Take 94 North toward the Wisconsin border
  • Follow 94/41 through downtown Milwaukee
  • Follow signs for 43 to Green Bay
  • North of Green Bay take exit 192A (41/141 North to Marinette/Iron Mountain)
  • Stay to the right and follow 41 to Oconto/Marinette
  • Just past the downtown Marinette area, there will be signs directing you to turn left. If you miss this turn, you will soon find yourself at the lakeshore. In this case, backtrack to follow 41
  • Five minutes after your left turn, you will see a large Shell Gas station on the right
  • Just past this station is a right fork for M-35 to Escanaba
  • Take this turn to get onto M-35
  • Continue on I-35 to Escanaba where I-35 will join with US-41/US-2 and will take you through Escanaba, past the Mead Paper Plant to Gladstone
  • Approximately 10 miles after Gladstone, US-41 will turn north towards Marquette
  • Turn left and follow US-41 (approximately 50 miles)  to Marquette
From the Minneapolis area:
  • Follow 35W North to Duluth, MN (about 150 miles)
  • Take I-535 S to US-53S to Superior, WI
  • Follow US-2 to Wakefield, MI (about 100 miles)
  • Turn left onto M-28 in Wakefield
  • M-28 merges to US-41 leading to Marquette (about 135 miles)
From the lower peninsula of Michigan:
  • Take I-75 north to exit 344B to merge onto I-75-BL/US-2 W toward Escanaba/Manistique
  • Continue to follow US-2 to M-117/Country Ave. (about 65 mi.)
  • Turn right onto M-117 to M-28 (about 17 mi.)
  • Go left on M-28
  • Continue onto BUS US-41/Front Street in Marquette

 

Once in Marquette:

  • If you are entering Marquette from the WEST on US Hwy 41:
    • Follow the "Junction Business 41" and "Downtown – Left Lane"; signs.
    • US Business 41 becomes Washington Street. Proceed east on Washington Street until you reach Seventh Street.
    • Turn left (north) onto Seventh Street and proceed to NMU's campus.
    • If you are visiting NMU as part of the Campus Visit Program-
      •     Turn left into Parking Lot 62 (the first lot to your left when you get on campus, located just before the four-way stop sign).
      •     As you are pulling in to Lot 62, CB Hedgcock will be on your right. The Admissions Office is located in Room 2212. (Please park in Lot 62.)
    • If you are visiting campus through any of our other programs please refer to the check-in directions provided from that program.

 

  • If you are entering Marquette from the EAST or SOUTH on US Hwy 41/Michigan Hwy 28:
    • Follow the “Downtown Marquette” signs.
    • US Business 41 will become Front Street. Proceed on Front Street to Washington Street.
    • Turn left onto Washington Street (Wells Fargo Bank will be on your left). Proceed on Washington Street five blocks to Seventh Street.
    • Turn right onto Seventh Street and proceed to NMU's campus
    • If you are visiting NMU as part of the Campus Visit Program-
      • Turn left into Parking Lot 62 (the first lot to your left when you get on campus, located just before the four-way stop sign).
      • As you are pulling in to Lot 62, CB Hedgcock will be on your right. The Admissions Office is located in Room 2212. (Please park in Lot 62.)
    • If you are visiting campus through any of our other programs please refer to the check-in directions provided from that program.

 

Visit the Marquette Convention & Visitors Bureau for a list of area hotels.