Eligibility

student facesWho is eligible to participate in the Student Support Services program?  Program participants must be a United States citizen, be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program at Northern Michigan University, have a need for support and meet at least one of the following criteria:

  • Are from a low-income household as determined by federal guidelines
  • Are a first-generation student where neither parent has earned a bachelor's degree
  • Have a documented disability

Download the Student Support Services Application (PDF).

To best comply with federal guidelines in verifying 'Low Income' qualifications, we are asking applicants to provide a 2013 federal tax transcript.  If you are a 'Dependent Student,' a copy of your parent/s 2013 federal tax transcript is requested.  If you are an 'Independent Student,' a copy of your 2013 federal tax transcript is requested.

Federal tax transcripts may be ordered free of charge at:

     http://www.irs.gov/Individuals/Order-a-Transcript