Congratulations Class of 2015

Congratulations May class of 2015! Close to 975 students are registered to graduate in May 2015 and 890 May and August graduates will walk in the commencement ceremony.

December 2014 Ceremony

Commencement Speaker

Dana Verville

Senior Director of Global Sales Excellence

at Stryker Corporation

Student Speaker

Emily Schneider

Bachelor of Science

Major: Mathematics

Minors: Economics & English

dana verville

News and Information
Graduate Graduate Studies Option

If the current job market has you stalled on achieving your career goals, graduate school may be an option for you. NMU’s College of Graduate Studies offers 27 master’s programs, along with several graduate certificates. While the economy works to turn around, you can make yourself an even more competitive job candidate.
NMU Graduate Studies

NMU Alumni Association

Graduates can keep in touch with 62,000 other Wildcats through the NMU Alumni Association. Membership is free to all alumni. More about the Alumni Association

Ceremony Live on TV, Internet


The America ONE/B2 Networks streams NMU commencement ceremonies live via the Internet, in high definition, free of charge. To access the link to the live stream, click  here.

Family and friends who live in the Upper Peninsula could watch the ceremony on WNMU-TV, which is found on Channel 13 in most of the broadcast area.

Find lodging ahead of time

Friends and family of winter 2015 graduates should look for lodging in Marquette before graduation weekend to ensure a place to stay in the area. It's never too early. To find a list of hotels in the area, visit the Marquette County website.

Cap and Gown

Order your cap and gown at the NMU Bookstore before February 27 to receive a $5 discount and to ensure you will receive your cap and gown on time. After the deadline, regular prices go into effect. More details here.