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Contacting NMU

NMU CampusNorthern Michigan University is open 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Eastern Time during the fall and spring semesters (mid-August until early May).

The university’s main switchboard is 906-227-1000. While the switchboard has extended hours, it does not take messages for academic or business offices, or for individual faculty, staff or students. Departments and offices should be contacted during regular business hours. 

If you have an emergency situation, call NMU’s Public Safety and Police Services at 911 (on campus) or 906-227-2151. Public Safety is reachable by phone 24 hours per day every day of the year.

If you have encountered technical issues with the university's website, please send an email to webhelp@nmu.edu describing the problem.  Please include a URL of the page where you encountered the issue.

Below are the phone numbers of the some of the frequently called areas on campus. If you need a phone number for a department not listed below, please go to our departmental search page.

(*Offices have extended hours beyond NMU’s regular business hours.)

Admissions 906-227-2650
Help Desk (computer and technical services)* 906-227-2468
University Switchboard* 906-227-1000
All-Campus Tutoring  906-227-2618
Alumni Relations 906-227-2610
Athletics – Main Office 906-227-2105
PEIF Office 906-227-2519
Superior Dome Office 906-227-2850
ASNMU (student government) 906-227-2452
Bookstore 906-227-2480
Communications and Marketing 906-227-2720
Dean of Students 906-227-1700
Disability Services  906-227-1700
Financial Aid 906-227-2327 
Financial Services (non-student financial transactions) 906-227-1221
Forest Roberts Theatre* 906-227-2082
NMU Foundation 906-227-2627
Health Center 906-227-2355
Housing and Residence Life  906-227-2620
Human Resources 906-227-2330
Lydia Olson Library* 906-227-2260
Online/Distance Learning* 906-227-2117
Public Safety and Police Services* 906-227-2151
Registrar 906-227-2258
Records 906-227-2278 
Student Service Center (student financial transactions) 906-227-1221
Ticket Office* 906-227-1032