Hold Policy

Northern Michigan University places a hold on a student’s registration, transcript request, or diploma when the student has not met conditions or obligations due the university. The following are reasons for a hold:

Academic: A hold may be placed at the request of the Assistant Provost of Graduate Education and Research on the enrollment of a student for failure to maintain the required graduate grade point average.

Disciplinary: A hold may be placed by the Dean of Students on students who have been suspended or expelled for disciplinary reasons.

Financial: A hold may be placed by the Financial Services Office because of any financial obligation to the university.

Graduate Admissions/Registrar’s: A hold may be placed by the graduate office or Registrar on the enrollment of a student who fails to provide proof of college graduation or transcripts from previous colleges attended or other required document(s).

Medical:  A measles policy hold may be placed on students taking classes on campus who have not submitted of current proof of measles (rubeola) vaccination.

Psychological:  A hold may be placed by the Dean of Students on students who have taken a voluntary psychological withdrawal or have self-destructive behavior and/or other psychological problems.

Registration: A hold may be placed at the request of the Assistant Provost of Graduate Education and Research against the further enrollment of students conditionally admitted who fail to complete the admissions process or meet all of  their conditional admission requirements.