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More About NMU Housing

Information for International Students

If you are an international student and will be attending NMU this year, click here for important information about housing.

Living Green and Gold

Housing and Residence Life has taken numerous steps to help make our campus a more environmentally friendly place for residents to call home, including installing dual-valve toilets in all the recently renovated buildings. Click here to learn more about what Housing is doing every day to live Green and Gold!

Housing Requirement

Northern has housing requirement that requires all single undergraduate students to live in the residence halls during their first two years of enrollment at NMU. To learn more about this requirement, click here.

Student Employment
Housing and Residence Life employs students in a variety of positions throughout the year. Applications are available from your Resident Director or the Housing and Residence Life office.  Preference is given to students that have work study and live on campus. Click here for more information.

Mission of Housing and Residence Life

The mission of Housing and Residence Life is to make significant contributions to student learning through many different aspects and opportunities. Click here to read all about how our focus on student involvement and community make our halls unique and fun!

Questions and Concerns
The Housing and Residence Life Office quickly and fairly handles questions and concerns.  Click here to find out more.


Resident Director Spotlight

Justine Defever

Justine is originally from Alma, Michigan. She is a graduate of Saginaw Valley State University where she was a Professional and Technical Writing major with minors in Communication and Psychology.  While attending Saginaw Valley, Justine was a Resident Assistant, Front Desk Worker, and Orientation Leader. She also used her writing and design education to create technical documents for various departments and promotional materials for local businesses. In her free time, Justine likes to write, draw, bake cupcakes, watch mystery television shows, meet new people, and explore Marquette.

Meet NMU's Resident Directors

Superior Edge Logging Contest!

Superior Edge and Housing and Residence Life have teamed up to host a Superior Edge Logging Competition.  Click here to see how your house/hall is doing this year.

Congratulations to all of the individuals who made this year's logging contest a success.

~Updated October 22, 2014~