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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.

Student awards 2019

Board of Trustees Student Achievement Awards

Nominations for the Board of Trustees Student Achievement Awards can be made by any student, faculty, or staff member.  Pictured with Assistant Vice President/Dean of Students Chris Greer (center) are the 2019 recipients: Ryan Watling, outstanding student (any class standing), Michael Stamm, outstanding male graduating senior, Hailey Donohue, outstanding female graduating senior, and Connor Loftus, outstanding nontraditional student, Kevin Store, outstanding global campus. 

Nominations were due by 5 p.m. on February 13, 2020 and can be made here: BOT Student Achievement Awards  

 Awards Description Sheet





Mortar Board

Mortar Board, Pi Sigma Alpha, is a national honor society that recognizes college seniors for distinguished ability and achievement in scholarship, leadership, and service.  Application and Recommendation Forms are due February 21, 2020.


Conduct Concerns

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

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