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Northern Michigan University’s Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping students navigate the financial aid process and advising students of other available financial resources to ensure appropriate funding. Financial aid opportunities may differ between university programs (e.g. Global Campus versus Marquette Campus). Please contact NMU's Financial Aid Office to explore your individual need and circumstance. Information on financial aid for NMU Global Campus students can be found here.

October 31st
8:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Financial Aid Office
2107 Hedgcock

We have set aside Wednesday, October 31st, as a special day to help you with your FAFSA.  We will have candy, stickers and expert help!  Get your FAFSA done before the March 1st priority date.  No appointment necessary.




09/26/18 5:30   Newberry High School
10/03/18 6:00   Marquette Senior High School
10/08/18 6:30

  West End Information Night
  Peterson Auditorium-Ishpeming

10/10/18 6:30

  Iron Mountain High School

10/15/18 6:30   Munising/Munising Baptist H.S.
10/16/18 6:30   Superior-Central High School
10/17/18 6:30   Westwood High School
  FAFSA Workshop Only
10/24/18 6:00   North Star Academy
11/07/18 6:30   Republic-Michigamme H.S.
01/07/19 6:30

  Negaunee High School
  FAFSA Workshop Only


To be determined: Norway, Gwinn and Marquette Alternative High Schools


Federal law requires all students who receive financial aid to make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward their degree. Students at NMU must meet all of the <a href="/financialaid/node/4" target="_blank">SAP</a> requirements. Printable <a href="/financialaid/sites/DrupalFinancialAid/files/UserFiles/Forms/SAP_Appeal_Form_Revised_February_2015.pdf" target="_blank">Appeal for Reinstatement of Financial Aid (SAP) Form</a><br><br><a href="mailto:sap@nmu.edu">sap@nmu.edu</aThe Financial Aid Office will not monitor courses that are repeated for the first time.  For financial aid purposes, students will be able to repeat a course one time for any reason.  If you are considering repeating a course, please review the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/financialaid/repeatcourses">Repeat Course Policy.</a>The Direct PLUS Loan is a loan parents can borrow on behalf of their dependent student.  This funding is through the Federal government and the student must have a completed FAFSA on file. <a href="https://studentaid.ed.gov/sa/types/loans/plus" target="_blank">Direct PLUS Loan Information</a>  |  <a href="https://studentloans.gov/myDirectLoan/index.action" target="_blank">2018-2019 Plus Loan Application</a>

Financial Aid Toolbox

Tracking Your Aid


All new eligible students will begin receiving financial aid notices in the mail as early as March 1st. Additional information on the financial aid notification process for new and continuing students can be found here.


If you are a continuing student or a student who has attended orientation and are enrolled in classes, learn where your award package is in the granting and notification process by checking your student financial aid online.

Financial Aid Officefao@nmu.edu2107 Hedgcock

Telephone:  906-227-2327
Fax:  906-227-2321