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 →

Online Course Preparation Tutorial

All students enrolled in an online course with NMU for the first time are required to complete the Online Course Preparation Tutorial for Students. You'll become an expert at navigating NMU's online classroom environment, EduCat, through a series of online modules designed to help you be successful in your courses. Modules are self-paced but must... Continue Reading →

Being an Engaged Online Student

Your engagement with the university should not be minimized because you are an online student. Many Global Campus students work with staff and faculty long before they are admitted and have an opportunity to build relationships that can last beyond graduation. Below are some tips to help you engage with NMU as an online student.... Continue Reading →

Planning for Graduation

Whether you're heading into your final semester or you are just getting started, you have the same end goal - graduation. Here are some FAQs we get from students who are planning for graduation: How do I register for graduation? If you plan to graduate (certificate, associate, bachelor’s, or master’s degree) at the end of... Continue Reading →

Ordering Textbooks Online

After you've registered for courses there are a few additional steps that will need to be completed prior to the first day of the semester: pay tuition bill and/or set-up a payment plan, complete the Online Course Preparation Tutorial in EduCat (required once before your first semester), and order your textbooks. Textbook Payment Options You... Continue Reading →

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