Decorative view of a topographical map and outline of the NMC pine logo

Front Street Campus


Grandview Parkway / Front Street Construction Information

  • Dennos Museum Center
  • Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center
  • Okerstrom Fine Arts Building

Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center

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1701 E. Front Street, Traverse City, MI 49686
Main entrance is at Front Street (U.S. 31) and College Drive

Okerstrom Fine Arts Building

Dennos Museum Center


Dennos Museum Center (DMC)

(#1 on campus map)
1410 College Drive

The Dennos Museum Center includes multiple exhibition galleries, an interactive gallery for children and the 367-seat William and Helen Milliken Auditorium.

Scholars Hall (SH)

(#2 on campus map)
1450 College Drive

Main level: Classrooms, Social Sciences faculty offices. Second level: Classrooms, Writing & Reading Center, Communications faculty offices.

Osterlin Building (O)

(#3 on campus map)
1550 College Drive

Main level: Academic and Career Advising Center, Disability Support Services, food pantry, International Services & Service Learning, Student Life and Personal Counseling Services, Student Success Center, Testing Center, Tutoring Center. Second level: Classrooms.

Power House

(#4 on campus map)
1580 College Drive

This small brick building houses the power plant for the college.

Tanis Building (T)

(#5 on campus map)
1701 East Front Street

Main level: Enrollment Services (including Admissions, Financial Aid, Military & Veteran Services and Records & Registration) and President's office. Lower level: Educational Services, Math Tutoring Center, Information Technology Services.

Les Biederman Building (LB)

(#6 on campus map)
1703 East Front Street

Main level: Classrooms, Health Occupations faculty offices, Public Relations, Marketing & Communications and Student Health Service. Lower level: Classrooms and Science and Math faculty offices. Second level: Classrooms and Science and Math faculty offices

Health & Science Building (HS)

(#7 on campus map)
1705 East Front Street

Main level: ATM, NMC Bookstore, Dental assisting classrooms and science laboratories. Second level: Nursing classrooms.

Founders Hall (FH)

(#8 on campus map)
1740 College Drive

Audio Technology program and studios.

Timothy J. Nelson Innovation Center and Library (TJNIC)

(#9 on campus map)
1720 College Drive

Open to the public: 7 a.m.–10 p.m. daily
Open 24 hours for NMC students, faculty & staff — Call Campus Services at (231) 995-1111 for after-hours access.

Main level: Campus Safety & Security, classrooms, Dining Services including the Hawk Owl Cafe, Experiential Learning Institute and Technology Help Desk. Lower level: Classrooms, Educational Media Technologies, Esports lab, WNMC 90.7 FM college radio station. Second level: NMC Library

East Hall (EH)

(#10 on campus map)
1770 College Drive

Double occupancy suite-style rooms for about 200 students and offices for the housing staff.

Wise Memorial Clock Tower

(#11 on campus map)

Named for benefactors Harold and Imogene Wise.

Okerstrom Fine Arts Building (F)

(#12 on campus map)
1870 College Drive

Classrooms, Humanities faculty offices, Macintosh computer lab, studios and an 84-seat recital hall.

James Beckett Building (JB)

(#13 on campus map)
1890 College Drive

Main level: Classrooms, Macintosh and PC computer labs. Lower level: Business faculty offices, conference room.

CAMPUS ApartmentS

(#14 on campus map)
1880–1884 College Drive

One and two-bedroom apartments for students 21+.

Oleson Center for Continuing Education (OC)

(#15 on campus map)
1881 College Drive

Three meeting rooms which can be used separately or as one large room, a teaching kitchen, a multi-purpose room and a childcare facility.

Rajkovich Physical Education Building (P)

(#16 on campus map)
1860 College Drive

Gymnasium, dance studio and classrooms.

Facilities Maintenance Building

(#17 on campus map)
1861 College Drive

Facilities and maintenance operations and NMC Shipping and Receiving.

North Hall (NH)

(#18 on campus map)
1770 College Drive

Quad style suites with shared kitchen and living space housing about 135 students. Fitness center.