Take the next steps to be a NMU Wildcat!

Planning to transfer to Northern Michigan University in the fall semester of 2014?  Once you're admitted to NMU, follow the next steps at www.nmu.edu/checklist.  If you've decided to be a NMU Wildcat, register for an orientation session today!  More information about the sessions can be found at www.nmu.edu/orientation.


Haven't applied to Northern yet?  It is not too late to submit an application and complete the process.  Apply now!  Applied, but haven't been admitted yet?  Check the status of your application to see what else we need to make an admission decision.  If you have any questions, do not hesitate to contact your transfer admissions counselor (bottom of webpage) or 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

You can register for an individualized visit through our Campus Visit Program.  We offer the opportunity for a visit to campus most Mondays through Fridays throughout the year.  You can find more information or register for a campus visit at www.nmu.edu/visit.
Apply now as a transfer student
See how your credits transfer


Planning to live on campus?

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 www.nmu.edu/housing.

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!

Phi Theta Kappa scholarship is back

NMU has brought back the $500 a year PTK scholarship!  Contact your transfer admissions counselor for details.  Visit www.nmu.edu/scholarships to see information on other scholarship opportunities.