Return to Learn

If you started college but never completed a degree, now is the perfect time to contact Northern Michigan University to learn more about returning to school. You can do this. We will help.

Start by determining your student type below. Follow the links provided and you're one step closer to your next degree.

Re-entry Students

Are you a student who has taken courses at NMU and would now like to return to complete your degree? Welcome back! Follow the links below to find out how to return to NMU and become a Wildcat once again.

Transfer Students

Are you a student who has completed high school, and then taken at least one class at a college or university? Are you now looking to complete a degree? Follow the links provided to learn more about transferring to Northern Michigan University. Learn how you can become a Wildcat and a part of the proud Northern community.

Continuing Education

There are many opportunities to take classes at Northern. Weekend, Evening, Web, ITV and Off-Campus offerings are available. The Continuing Education department can help meet the demanding schedules of NMU’s non-traditional students.

A complete listing of courses offered at NMU and registration instructions are available at the Registrar's Office Web page.

Graduate Students

Do you already have a bachelor's degree or graduate degree? Are you looking for a way to continue your education? Northern’s graduate degree and post-baccalaureate certificate programs can enhance your expertise in your field of study to help you advance your professional career. Our programs are designed to engage you in active faculty-student exchange of ideas and provide you with extensive hands-on learning and high-caliber research opportunities.