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Dean of Students

The Dean of Students Office works to maintain a campus environment which is conducive to the recruitment, retention, personal development and success of students. Specifically, we advocate for student rights; promote student involvement in the university’s decision-making process; provide a program for new students to help them adjust to college living and learning; and offer services and programs which respond to the needs of diverse constituencies.

Board of Trustees Student Achievement Awards

2020 Student Achievement Award Winners:


Outstanding Graduating Senior - Mark Holmgren

Outstanding Graduating Senior - Jamie Kimble

Outstanding Student of any class standing - Chloe Wilkinson

Outstanding Nontraditional Student - Cody Mayer

Outstanding Global Campus Student - Mindi Garrow





Credit/No Credit Grading option for students

Read about our updated Credit/No Credit grading option for students here!

Conduct Concerns

Northern Michigan University students, staff, faculty and community members can report conduct concerns with the on-line Conduct Concerns Form.

Diversity Statement

Northern Michigan University strives to be an inclusive community where differences are recognized as assets of the institution, respected attributes of the person and a valuable part of the university experience.

If your parent(s) or legal guardian(s) have not completed a bachelor’s degree, then you are considered a first generation college student.  Please take some time to view the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/dso/firstgeneration">resources</a> NMU has to offer you.Students attending at college are not the only people undergoing change. Take a look at our carefully compiled <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/dso/node/65">resources</a> to help parents transition just as seamlessly.

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Connect With Us

The Dean of Students office works daily to provide a welcoming atmosphere for all students to be a part of the NMU community. Feel free to stop by with any questions or concerns you might have so that we can help make your time at NMU be the most constructive it can be.

Dean of Studentsdso@nmu.edu906-227-1700