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2023-24 room & board rates established by NMU Board


MARQUETTE, MI— The Northern Michigan University Board of Trustees set room and board rates on Friday for the 2023-24 school year.

The cost of a standard double room with the base required meal plan and comprehensive fee will be $5,946 per semester, an increase of $221. The full rate schedule will be available at www.nmu.edu/housing/rates.

University officials say food prices, utility rates, and personnel costs are expected to rise at least 8 percent next school year.

The board also on Friday granted a posthumous associate of arts degree in general university studies to the parents of Carson Needham. He was a 21-year-old NMU student who was killed in February in a multi-vehicle crashdownstate while returning to campus.

Nicole was born near Detroit but has lived in the U.P. most of her life. She graduated from Marquette Senior High School and attended Michigan State and Northern Michigan Universities, graduating from NMU in 1993 with a degree in English.