University Committees

Any student may be appointed to serve on a University Committee. To apply for a position please fill out an application and email to or drop off in the ASNMU Office (1203 UC).

ASNMU General Assembly representatives must serve on at least one University committee each academic year.

These are some of the University Committees at NMU:

(This list will be updated as committee descriptions and numbers become available)


North Wind Board of Directors (2 students needed) 

This board oversees the North Wind Editorial and Business staff and handles financial and managerial decisions that affect the weekly student newspaper. This is an opportunity to work with a dedicated group of students, faculty, and community members and gain experience in management, public relations, journalism ethics, and more. The board meets monthly to fulfill their duties.

NMU Transparency Project: Communication, Collaboration, Process and Procedure in University Wide Decision Making (2 students needed)

An exciting opportunity to work with NMU faculty, staff, and students to improve the decision making processes and internal communications at NMU. This committee’s work will help guide University best practices in decision making and internal communication. 

Admissions and Academic Policies Committee (AAPC)
Respond to issues relevant to academic advisement & academic proficiency; conducts periodic review and evaluation of the Undergraduate Academic Proficiency Policies; hears and acts on academic appeals.

Academic Information Services Advisory Committee

Academic Senate (2 students needed) 
Academic Senate advises and makes recommendations to the Vice President for Academic Affairs on matters of faculty-wide concern to their respective constituencies, & informs the academic community of issues under consideration.

Academic Service Learning Advisory Committee

Meets monthly on Friday mornings

Athletic Council
The Athletic Council is advisory to the President of the University on matters pertaining to intercollegiate athletics. Final authority on changes of policy governing the operation of the intercollegiate athletic program rests with the President. For more detailed information, visit the athletic council webpage.

Campus Master Plan
The Campus Master Plan Committee will advise University administration on the implementation and updating of the Campus Master Plan. The committee will review proposals for the development or renovation of campus buildings and land to ensure that the proposals are consistent with the University's Campus Master Plan.

Educational Technology Resources and Policy Committee

Ethnic and Cultural Diversity Committee (ECDC)
An advisory committee to the President of the University on matters related to creating and sustaining an inclusive campus community.

Environmental Committee
An advisory committee to NMU’s sustainability coordinator, associate vice president for facilities and associate vice president for business operations.

Facilities Programming Committee

Faculty Grants Committee

Food Advisory Board

General Education Committee

Parking and Traffic Committee

President's Roundtable (Housing)

Sexual Assault Task Force

Technology Learning Committee

Tobacco Free Committee