Northwestern Michigan College

Main Campus
1701 East Front Street
Traverse City, Michigan 49686
(231) 995-1000 or
(231) 995-1038 TDD
(Telecommunications Device for the Deaf)
Call toll-free (800) 748-0566

NMC Board of Trustees
Chris M. Bott - Chair
Rachel A. Johnson - Vice Chair
Kenneth E. Warner - Secretary
Laura J. Oblinger - Treasurer
Douglas S. Bishop
Michael Estes
Kennard R. Weaver

Chair Emeritus
James J. Beckett, 1962-1996
Chair, 1980-1994

Trustee Emeritus
Shirley S. Okerstrom, 1978-2000
Chair, 1994-1997

NMC President
Nick Nissley, Ed.D.


Northwestern Michigan College provides lifelong learning opportunities to our communities.

Institutional Accreditation

Accredited by the Higher Learning Commission and a member of the North Central Association.
230 S. LaSalle St., Suite 7-500
Chicago, IL 60604
(800) 621-7440

Program Accreditations

Non-Discrimination Policy

Northwestern Michigan College does not discriminate in admission, campus activities, education, employment, housing, public accommodation or public service on the basis of age, color, creed, disability, handicap, height, marital or familial status, national origin, political affiliation, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, service in the military, veteran’s status, weight, or any other legally protected status under federal, state, or local law. No act of retaliation shall occur to any person making a charge, filing a complaint, testifying or participating in any discrimination investigation or proceeding.

This catalog is in effect starting Fall Semester 2021 through Summer Semester 2022. The contents of this catalog are accurate at the time of publishing, March 2021. The NMC Board of Trustees reserves the right to make changes without notice.