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There's a lot going on that you won't want to miss! Whether you're a player or a fan, you can enjoy NCAA Division II athletics, club sports, and intramural activities. There is an active Greek Life that participates in Rush Week, Greek Week, and local volunteer projects. Watch for fun and entertaining events to come from our many clubs and organizations, and tons of parties and activities sponsored by Student Services.

Student Life Highlight Video

Northwood Offers:

  • Student publications and media outlets
  • Cultural awareness and diversity programs
  • Plenty of student activities
  • Unique EXCEL program
  • Community outreach
  • Advanced fitness facilities and programs

Things to do in Midland, Michigan

The Northwood University campus is located in Midland, Michigan; a beautiful town full of art, history, and activity. Midland is home to the Dow Chemical, Dow Corning Corporation, Chemical Bank, Midland Center for the Arts and the Alden B. Dow Museum of Science and Art, Dow Gardens, Alden B. Dow Home & Studio, Grace A. Dow Memorial Library, Dow Diamond, Chippewa Nature Center, Midland Tennis Center, Midland Civic Arena, the Midland Mall and so much more.

Northwood is just minutes away from downtown Main Street with unique eateries, shops, and night life. The Tridge (three-way pedestrian bridge), Farmer's Market, and Pere Marquette Rail Trail Trailhead are also located just off Main Street. While here you could also spend time seeing a movie, catching a Loons baseball game (Single A Affiliate of the Los Angeles Dodgers), disc golfing, hiking the nature trails, bowling with friends, kayaking, ice skating, roller blading, dining out, or enjoying the night life of Main Street, Midland is In addition to being a hub for young professionals and entrepreneurs, Midland has received many national honors and awards. Students also enjoy real-world activities like our outdoor Auto Show (North America's largest), the Style Show, and Stafford Dinner.