Who is eligible to participate in the Student Support Services program? Program participants must be a United States citizen, be enrolled in a baccalaureate degree program at Northern Michigan University, have a need for support and meet at least one of the following criteria:
- Are from a low-income household as determined by federal guidelines
- Are a first-generation student where neither parent has earned a bachelor's degree
- Have a documented disability
The Student Support Services application is available in MS Word format.
To best comply with federal guidelines in verifying 'Low Income' qualifications, we are asking applicants to provide a 2017 federal tax transcript. If you are a 'Dependent Student,' a copy of your parent/s 2016 federal tax transcript is requested. If you are an 'Independent Student,' a copy of your 2017 federal tax transcript is requested.
Federal tax transcripts may be ordered free of charge at: