Understanding Your Transfer Credit

Transfer Credit Evaluations (TCE) are prepared based on the official transcripts received at NMU, based on our transfer credit policies. Transfer credit policies can be found in the NMU Bulletin. Students who have attended regionally accredited community colleges may transfer up to 90 semester hours of credit. There is no limit on the number of credits... Continue Reading →

How to Find Out What a Course is Actually About

Creating a plan of study or building a schedule for any given semester can be a daunting task. It is helpful to understand your degree requirements and know the timing of your options prior to search for courses. Your Curriculum, Advising, and Program Planning (CAPP) Degree Evaluation will show you which requirements are needed to... Continue Reading →

Math Placement 101

Although NMU does require math competency as a graduation requirement for all bachelor's degree-seeking students, your academic history will determine whether or not you'll need to take a placement test. All students must take the online Math Placement Test unless you meet one of the following criteria: You have already earned NMU credit for MA... Continue Reading →

Pre-Admission Plan of Study

Whether you have prior NMU credit or are transferring college-level credit from a different institution (or many for that matter), you can receive an unofficial degree evaluation from the NMU Global Campus before you even apply. You'll receive an estimate of how many credits remain to complete your degree and how much time it's likely... Continue Reading →

Choose Happiness

Let's make a pact to start the semester off on a positive note. 2021 is a blank slate and the first week of a new semester is a chance to refocus. Sometimes it's hard to look at the whole pie, and it's easy to get overwhelmed. Choose to take it a day at a time,... Continue Reading →

Something Worth Celebrating

2020 has had it's share of challenges, but not more than could keep Wildcats from reaching their goals of earning a degree. NMU celebrates all the graduates of 2020 next Sunday, December 6 in a live virtual event. In preparation, some of the Global Campus graduates share thoughts on their big achievement: “I have now... Continue Reading →

Confronting the Imposter Within

Imposter syndrome or the imposter phenomenon reflects a belief that you’re incompetent or incapable despite demonstrating skills and abilities that prove otherwise. Sound familiar? Returning to college after several years away from the textbook grind can intensify these feelings. Although they don't try to let on that this doubt is burrowing deep within, it often... Continue Reading →

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