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Financial Aid

Northern Michigan University’s Financial Aid Office is dedicated to helping students navigate the financial aid process and advising students of other available financial resources to ensure appropriate funding. Financial aid opportunities may differ between university programs (e.g. Global Campus versus Marquette Campus). Please contact NMU's Financial Aid Office to explore your individual need and circumstance. Information on financial aid for NMU Global Campus students can be found here.

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For maximum aid consideration and to help ensure your aid is in place by the time tuition is due, please file your Free Application for Federal Student Aid annually by March 1.

NORTHERN MICHIGAN UNIVERSITY SCHOOL CODE  002301

SUMMER AID APPLICATIONS

Summer Aid Applications will be available at the beginning of March. Watch your email for further notice to when it is available. Awarding will begin late March.

FSA ID IS REQUIRED FOR STUDENTS, PARENTS and BORROWERS

An electronic user name and password, FSA ID, is required for students, parents and borrowers.

The FSA ID gives you access to the Federal Student Aid's online systems and serves as your legal signature. Create your FSA ID here.

SELECTED FOR VERIFICATION?

Instructions for submitting or requesting your IRS Tax Return Transcript can be viewed and printed here.

AMENDED TAX RETURN FILERS

If you are selected for verification and filed an amended tax return, view documents required.

FSA ID frequently asked questions and responses

VICTIMS OF IDENTITY THEFT

Information on getting an alternate paper tax return transcript can be found here.

Federal law requires all students who receive financial aid to make Satisfactory Academic Progress (SAP) toward their degree. Students at NMU must meet all of the <a href="/financialaid/node/4" target="_blank">SAP</a> requirements.The Direct PLUS Loan is a loan parents can borrow on behalf of their dependent student.  This funding is through the Federal government and the student must have a completed FAFSA on file.The Financial Aid Office will not monitor courses that are repeated for the first time.  For financial aid purposes, students will be able to repeat a course one time for any reason.  If you are considering repeating a course, please review the <a href="http://www.nmu.edu/financialaid/repeatcourses">Repeat Course Policy.</a>

Tracking Your Aid

FINANCIAL AID OFFERS

All new eligible students will begin receiving financial aid offers in the mail as early as mid-December. Additional information on the financial aid notification process for new and continuing students can be found here.

KNOW YOUR NEXT STEPS

If you are a continuing student or a student who has attended orientation and are enrolled in classes, learn where your financial aid offer is in the granting and notification process by checking your student financial aid online.

Financial Aid Office 2107 Hedgcockfao@nmu.eduTelephone:  906-227-2327Fax:  906-227-2321

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