Don't Forget Family Weekend

parents weekend

Parents and sibilings of NMU students are invited for Family Weekend starting Friday, Oct. 17. There are events throughout the weekend meant for the whole family including the NMU football game and a brunch on Sunday. Learn more

News and Information

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Resources For Parents

Don't forget about the resources that are available to you as a parent of an NMU student



Summer in Marquette
Campus cafeteriaExplore the beauty of Marquette during the summer. Visit historic sites and numerous waterfalls in Marquette county, or just enjoy the town’s atmosphere. Check out attractions available here
Important Fall Semester Dates

 Make a note of important dates for this fall semester. Thanksgiving recess begins at 5 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 22. Finals week begins Monday, Dec. 8 and continues until Saturday, Dec. 13. Commencement begins at 10:30 a.m. Dec. 13. For more information, visit

Parents of December 2014 Graduates

graduate walking at commencementIt's not too early to make hotel reservations for the December 2015 commencement weekend. Area hotels recommend doing so at least one year in advance. The same holds true for events such as Family Weekend and Homecoming. If you need lodging, reserve it as early as possible.