For New Graduates

Congratulations on your graduation! 


NMU Class of 2020


Welcome to the NMU alumni family! You're joining more than 70,000 Northern Michigan University alumni around the globe.

Read congratulatory messages from your fellow alumni:

Messages from NMU Alumni

Stay connected to NMU and fellow Wildcats through the following programs and services:



You have two options for email after you graduate:

1.  Extended NMU Gmail:  NMU now provides extended access to your NMU Gmail account upon graduation.  Your NMU email address will not expire, and you may continue to use it as your primary or secondary account, should you choose to do so.  It is recommended that you set up your email password recovery options by going to the Security tab within  

2.  Email for Life:  The Alumni Association offers a complimentary alumni email address (, powered by Google Education (secure login and verification required). Sign up for Your Alumni Email Today.  Learn how to back up your G Suite content on this NMU IT Help Page:  

Alumni Benefits

Learn about exclusive courtesies and services available to NMU alumni.  

Northern Magazine

Take a moment to update your information to make sure you receive your free Northern Magazine along with invitations for NMU alumni events.  

Northern Today

Stay current on all things NMU and subscribe to Northern Today at

Share Your Story

Have a cool career story to share? Tell us here.

Connect with Alumni

The Wildcat Resource Network is here to help you make the transition to life after NMU. The WRN community can help with:

  • Resume and cover letter review
  • Mock interviews
  • Industry Q&A
  • Relocation assistance
  • Grad school prep
  • ...and more!

Social Media

Follow the NMU Alumni Association on social media for university updates, event information and to read about Wildcat success stories. Use the hashtag #alwaysNMU to keep in touch.

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NMU Alumni Association Board of Directors

NMU Alumni Association board members are located throughout the U.S. Click here to find the one nearest you. We're ready to help you as you begin life after graduation!

Graduation May 2015