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.
Have you completed your 2017-2018 FAFSA
(Free Application for Federal Student Aid)?
A FAFSA needs to be completed each year to be considered for financial aid. There are changes to the 2017-2018 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). On October 1st, 2016 the 2017-2018 FAFSA became available to complete on line at fafsa.ed.gov. No need to estimate your tax information, you are required to report 2015 income tax information. Additional details can be found here....
FREE APPLICATION FOR FEDERAL STUDENT AID (FAFSA)
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 (FAFSA) annually by March 1.
NMU's Federal School Code: 002301
FSA ID REPLACES THE FEDERAL STUDENT AID PIN
An electronic user name and password, FSA ID, is required for students, parents and borrowers. The FSA ID has replaced the Federal Student Aid PIN which 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.
VICTIMS OF IDENTITY THEFT
Information on getting an alternate paper tax return transcript can be found here.
Financial Aid Toolbox
- Net Price Calculators
Get an estimate of your out-of-pocket costs and potential financial aid.
- Financial Aid Pathfinder
Preparing for college – Do you need to know the next steps? Start here.
- Glossary of Terms
- College Scorecard
- Retrieve your NMU Identification Number. View Account Status.
- Federal Direct PLUS Loan Information for Parents
- State of Michigan Resources
- Foster Care, Homeless and Ward of the Court Youth Resources
- Veteran Resources
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