Northern Michigan University houses more than 650 members of the campus community in its well-maintained apartments and townhouses.  The on-campus apartments feature one, two, three, and four-bedroom units.





Northern Michigan University provides apartment housing for:

  • Single students who are at least 21 years old, have lived in a university or college residence hall for at least 4 semesters or have earned at least 56 credit hours.
  • Married or single parent students who are enrolled in at least 8 credit hours per semester (or a total of 24 credits per year).
  • Single graduate students who are enrolled in at least 6 credits per semester (or a total of 16 credits per year).
  • Faculty and staff employed full-time at the university (when space permits).

Beginning with 2015 Spring Sign-Up, single students may request to live in the same apartment as long as each person has requested the other regardless of gender identity.

Tobacco Free:  Northern Michigan University is a tobacco-free campus.  The use of any tobacco product including but not limited to cigarettes, cigars, pipes, chewing tobacco, and e-cigarettes is prohibited in or on any property owned by NMU (with the exception of the NMU golf course and personal vehicles with the windows closed). Please visit for more information.   

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