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Effective Email Communication Tips

September 17, 2021|

Email Communication Tips Writing an effective email doesn't have to be a mystery. Even though the lines between professional and informal emails are easily blurred, it is important to train yourself to choose the ...

Math Placement Test

March 5, 2021|

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 ...

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Pre-Admission Plan of Study

February 19, 2021|

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 ...

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Online Course Preparation Tutorial

July 31, 2020|

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, ...

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Tips for Online Learning Success

July 24, 2020|

Being an online student doesn't mean your connection to the university is any less significant. In fact, many students of the Global Campus start forging meaningful relationships with staff and faculty well before their ...

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Planning for Graduation

July 17, 2020|

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: ...

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Ordering Textbooks Online

July 4, 2020|

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 ...

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How to Identify Course Formats

June 12, 2020|

Online, Hybrid, or Face-to-Face Starting a course search can be overwhelming. In a previous post, we reviewed how to optimize your course search, but it is also important to know how to interpret the ...

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Course Date Ranges Explained

May 29, 2020|

Academic calendars and deadlines are provided by the NMU Registrar’s Office to help keep students on top of what is coming up in the fall, winter, and summer semesters. Be sure to pay special ...

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Course Search Optimization

May 1, 2020|

To begin your course search, start at You will be prompted to log into your MyNMU account. To view the full course offerings, select the "Course Search" tile highlighted in the picture below: ...

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