Welcome to Campus Living

Welcome, or welcome back, to campus living at Northern Michigan University.  As the winter semester begins, please note the following information.

Residence Halls Open

The residence halls open at 8 a.m. on Thursday, January 9, 2014.  All students may move back into their room, or check into their room if they are a new student, anytime after 8 a.m.  The residence hall contract for the winter semester begins on the 9th.


Dining Services opens the Marketplace (The MP) at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday, January 11, 2014.  Questions about your meal plan and the hours of operation of all Dining Services facilities should be addressed to Dining Services at dining@nmu.edu or (906) 227-2520.

Card Access

The exterior doors to your residence halls are locked each evening at 10 p.m.  Residents can access their hall after 10 p.m.by swiping their NMU Wildcat Express ID card in the card readers next to each door.

First Day of Classes

Classes for all students begin on Monday, January 13, 2014.

Other Important Dates

Monday, January 20, 2014 Martin Luther King Day (No Classes).
Saturday, March 1, 2014 Spring break begins.
Monday, March 10, 2014 Classes resume.
Saturday, April 26, 2014 Last day of classes.
Monday, April 28, 2014 Final exams begin.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 Final exams end.
Saturday, May 3, 2014 Commencement.
Sunday, May 4, 2014 Residence halls close.
Monday, May 5, 2014 Single student apartment tenants must move out if they are not enrolled in summer courses or if they are not pre-enrolled for fall courses and are staying for the summer.
2014 Summer Term
Monday, May 19, 2014 First official day of classes for Summer Session I.
Monday, May 26, 2014 Memorial Day. No classes.
Saturday, June 28, 2014 Last day of classes for Summer Session I.
Monday, June 30, 2014 First official day of classes for Summer Session II.
Friday, July 4, 2014 Independence Day.  No classes.
Saturday, August 9, 2014 Last day of classes for Summer Session II.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014 Final grades due from faculty.
2014 Fall Semester
Thursday, August 21, 2014 Residence halls open.  Residence hall contract begins.
Monday, August 25, 2014 First official day of classes.



Please contact your residence hall staff if you have any questions.

Good luck this semester.