Academic Standards

Registrar’s Office
Address: 2202 C.B. Hedgcock
Phone: 906-227-2258
Web Page:
Registrar: Marilyn M. Robbert
Assistant Registrars: Kathryn A. Dawe, Sara S. Niemi,  Michael D. Truscott

Familiarity with the content of the Northern Michigan University Undergraduate Bulletin is essential for all students. It is important that students obtain complete information and understand all of the requirements to successfully complete their degree ­ programs. Although there are faculty advisers and many other sources of assistance, it is ultimately the student’s responsibility to meet all graduation requirements.

NMU offers the following undergraduate degrees:

  • Bachelor of Arts
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts
  • Bachelor of Music Education
  • Bachelor of Science
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing
  • Bachelor of Social Work

At the non-baccalaureate level:

  • Associate of Arts
  • Associate of Science
  • Associate of Applied Arts
  • Associate of Applied Science
  • Associate of Business
  • Associate of Technology
  • Certificate
  • Vocational Diploma

In addition, several departments offer certifications that indicate satisfactory completion of a program of study.


To view specific sections of NMU's Academic Standards, Policies and Degree Requirements, click on the links below.

Bulletin Options for Graduation Requirements

Family Education Rights and Privacy Act

Official University Communications

Calendar, Course Levels, Classifications of Students, Academic Load and Full-Time Status


Hold Policy

Measles Immunization Policy

Changing / Dropping Classes

Complete Withdrawal from the University

Course Policies

Academic Honesty

Grading System

Academic Proficiency Standards

Semester Deletion Policy

Transfer Credit Policies

Advance Placement Policy

Veterans Administration Educational Benefits

NCAA Satisfactory Progress Rule for Athletes

Degree Audit

Alternate Majors/Minors

Degree Requirements

Scholastic Recognition at Graduation



Policies and Regulations