Annual Enrollment

November 10th to November 17th

Annual enrollment is the time for you to review who is covered on your group health, dental, and vision plans at NMU and make any additions/deletions necessary, or enroll in the plan(s).  Annual enrollment is also the time for you to make your elections for your voluntary Flexible Spending Account(s) for 2015, or purchase additional life insurance. 

For detailed information about these important benefit options and directions on how to enroll, participate, or make changes, click on the following links:

TOPS, AFSCME, and Non-Reps

Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage

2015 Annual Premium Rates

Flexible Spending Accounts

Supplemental Life Insurance

AAUP, NMUFA, and AP's

Health, Dental, and Vision Coverage

2015 Annual Premium Rates

Flexible Spending Accounts

Supplemental Life Insurance

News and Information

Take Care VISA Cards
If you are a current participant in a flexible spending account for either health care and/or dependent care; or if you are eligible for the health reimbursement account (HRA), then you would have received a VISA card.  The card is already active and ready for you to use. In order to manage your account information, you will need to register.

Personal Services Contract Guidelines
Need extra help? NMU departments can supplement the current work force by hiring individuals through personal services contracts. There are several important guidelines about when and how independent contractors may be hired. Full Story

Holiday/Seasonal Bonus Schedules
The HR Department has finalized the dates for the holiday/seasonal bonus day schedules for each fiscal year up through 2015. If you have any questions, please don’t hesitate to contact our department at 227-2330.

Staffing Best Practices
NMU prides itself on the knowledge, skills and real world experiences that our faculty brings to campus and classroom. This process begins with attracting and selecting quality candidates and is why the HR department is committed to developing and finding faculty with leadership qualities that better the university as a whole.

Provost/ VP of Academic Affairs Job Opportunity

Northern Michigan University is currently seeking applicants for the position of Provost/Vice President of Academic Affairs.  Please click here to learn more about this opportunity.


Coming Soon!

Leadership Development and Supervisory Training!

We are in the process of developing a program to assist managers in dealing with responsibilities they encounter every day.  We will help develop skills to properly address problems adn provide all the necessary resources to achieve the confidence of becoming a great leader!  Stay tuned for special invitations and website updates on our development progress
2014-2015 NMU Essential Personnel
University Essential Personnel Positions have been determined by supervisors and based on this status those employees are required to report to work during times in which the University deems it necessary to close for inclement weather or any other reason.
Michigan's "Right to Work" Law


Michigan’s “Right to Work” law is now in effect.  How does that affect you?  Click here to read key points.

Blue Health Connection

The Blue Health Connection allows employees access to resources that help them stay healthy, get healthier, and manage illness. Get access to health assessments, online health coaching, a 24-hour nurse line, chronic condition and disease management skills, a program that assists in quitting smoking and more. Visit www.bcbsm.com and log in to member secured services for more details. 

Position Description
NMU's PeopleAdmin system allows you to submit your position questionnaire or management questionnaire through mynmu.nmu.edu.  On the employee services tab, click "Position Management and Recruiting" in the Web for Employees box and follow the directions.  Call our office at 906-227-2330 with any questions.