Northern Michigan Unicversity (NMU) is a Fostering Success Michigan Designated Campus Champion (DCC). NMU has staff or faculty on campus who is willing to be identified as a resource partner for any students from foster care attending that institution. Contact information is listed below.
Northern Michigan University, located in Marquette, Michigan is a dynamic four-year, public, comprehensive university that has grown its reputation based on its award-winning leadership programs, cutting-edge technology initiatives, and nationally recognized academic programs.
Resources for students with experience in foster care are the result of a team effort. The staff includes professionals from Student Support services, Financial Aid, and the Dean of Students office. NMU offers several housing options for students, including "over-the-break" housing. Please contact the NMU Dean of Students Office for more information. NMU also partners with a variety of service agencies in the Marquette area.
Fostering Success Michigan is a statewide initiative that aims to increase access and success in higher education and post-college careers for youth with experience in foster care. Learn how you can contribute to building a holistic network that insulates (i.e., strengthens protective factors and reduces risks) the education to career "pipeline."Make a Donation