Accepting 2015 applications for all semesters!

We just started our fall 2014 semester and are already making admission decisions for winter, summer, and fall 2015 applications.  Have you decided why Northern is right for you?  If not, discover "why" today at


Have you already applied and are waiting on a decision?  Check the status of your application to see what else we need to make an admission decision.  If you have any questions, call the main Admissions Office at 906-227-2650.

Important Information for Transfers

Do you like outdoor activities?
The serene environment surrounding NMU has many to offer in every season!  Whether you like to hike, go camping, mountain or road bike, rock climb, fish, hunt, or simply relax on one of Marquette's beautiful beaches.  It's all here, and more!

Resources for Michigan Transfer Students
If you are transferring from a Michigan college click here to learn more about the Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA) or MACRAO and the credit transfer process. We are here to assist in the transfer process.  Contact a transfer admissions counselor for details.

Transfer Counselors
Published quarterly by an NMU transfer counselor, Cary Vajda.  Click here to read the most recent newsletter, learn the latest happenings, program updates along with relevant information each season (latest issue: April 2014).

Are you transferring from Bay de Noc Community College?
With many students attending Bay prior to NMU we have a variety of resources for you to make the process easier. Read about the specifics of transferring from Bay by clicking here

Find Your Transfer Admissions Counselor

Cary Vajda

Cary Vajda
Lower Michigan



Darren Widder
Upper Peninsula and everywhere else.


Visit NMU

Schedule a visit to NMU

snow on campus

Register for an individualized visit through our Campus Visit Program or Wildcat Weekend!  You can find more information or register for a campus visit at
Apply now as a transfer student
See how your credits transfer


Where will your NMU home be?

Magers Hall

NMU has 10 distinct residence hall communities--including an academic hall and upper-classman hall--each with its own "feel" to it.  Also, there are on-campus apartment options for qualified students.  Check out more information at

Student Organizations

Check out our 300+ student organizations to get more involved, gain valuable experience, do what you love, explore something new, and network.  We have student organizations specific to academics, recreation, entertainment, and more!

Counselor Travel Schedules and Fairs

Click here to see the travel schedules for NMU transfer admissions counselors. They visit community colleges throughout Michigan, Minnesota, Illinois and Wisconsin.