Privacy Statement

Northern Michigan University is committed to protecting your privacy. This privacy statement explains our information gathering and dissemination practices. Our statement outlines the information we may collect, how we protect it and how we use it. By using this website, you agree to the terms of this privacy statement.

This privacy statement applies to the NMU website located at Other NMU websites may establish different privacy statements as their needs require.

Use of this website is subject to all applicable state and federal laws, as well as university policies. More information on university policies can be found in the NMU Policy Database.

Information Gathered Automatically

Information about your visit will be gathered through the use of cookies and server logs. This information may be shared with other organizations that have a business relationship with Northern Michigan University.


We make use of "cookies," which are small data files stored on your computer in connection with your use of our Web site. We use cookies to store temporary individual-user information concerning your use of this site. We may also use information gathered by cookies to measure traffic patterns on our web site or for similar purposes.

Information You Provide to Us

Northern Michigan University will not sell or distribute personal information collected from site visitors to any third-party vendors.

Some of the information may be saved for a designated period of time to comply with Michigan’s archiving policies, but we will not disclose the information to third parties or government agencies, unless required to do so by state or federal law or other legal process.

If you want to see the personal identifying information we have collected about you from this site or if you believe any information we have is incorrect and you wish to correct it, please contact us at the e-mail address or phone number provided below. If we change or delete information in response to your request, we will cease to use it; however, some residual information may remain in backup records or records of deletions.

Northern Michigan University takes all reasonable and appropriate steps to protect the information you share with us from unauthorized access or disclosure. Any unauthorized access or disclosure of our data will be handled in a manner consistent with state and federal laws.

Changes to Our Statement

As our university grows and changes, and as technology and Internet use and practices change, Northern Michigan University may, from time to time, determine that changes in its policies, potentially including this privacy statement, are prudent. If any such changes are made, they will be posted on this web site. Therefore you should review this web site’s privacy statement and other policies posted on this site for potential changes when you return to the site for future visits. This privacy statement was last updated on November 8, 2018.


If you have other questions or comments about our privacy policies, please feel free contact us at, or call 906-227-2468.