Finding Your NMU UserID

Your NMU UserID is an abbreviation of your first and last name that is unique to you as a student. It is also the first part of your email address before the @ sign (Ex: Many departments on campus ask for your UserID for identification reasons. You receive this information after you set up your user account. Select an option below to start finding your NMU UserID.

 I have set up my user account.

  1.  Check your NMU communications or refer to the first part of your email address, which is your UserID. If you can't find it, continue to the next step.
  2. Navigate to the NMU WHOIS Search, at Type in your first and last name.

  3. After pressing "Search", a list of names should come up. If you see your name, your class status and email address should appear with it. The first part of you email, before the @ sign, is your UserID. 
  4. If you do not see your name listed, keep in mind that you may not appear in the system if you were very recently accepted or have not set up your user account. Refer to the next section for help setting up your user account.

I have not set up my user account. 

  1. Open up a web browser and navigate to

  2. Enter your information, being careful not to add dashes to your SSN and to follow the given date format in parenthesis. Be sure the slashes are the ones seen on screen, usually located to the left of the shift key. When finished, press "Sign In".

  3. If your information is incorrect, a red message will appear that says "Unable to login. Please Retry." 
    • If you are still unable to login, contact the helpdesk to confirm that you are accepted and all of your information is correct in our system.

  4. If you enter your information correctly, you should be prompted to create a password (with guidelines given) and recovery information for your account. At the end, your UserID, IN, and email address should be displayed for you. 
  5. Congratulations, new student! Be sure to keep your password safe. You should never give it to anyone, including NMU employees. 
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