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By 2018, 63 percent of job openings will require workers with at least some college education, according to a projection by Georgetown University's Center on Education and the Workforce.

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Northwestern Michigan College serves more than 50,000 learners annually – through academic credit programs, non-credit personal interest classes, organizational training, and cultural activities.

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Guest Students

If you’re looking to get ahead during a break from your home college or university, NMC could be the perfect place for you!

  • Enroll in one of our general education classes to fill any gaps you may have in your current higher education course plan.
  • Come for a semester to pick up a few credits before heading back to your home school.
  • Finish any outstanding prerequisites for your current program. Transferring credits from NMC is easy!

To get started with the process of becoming a guest student follow our Guest Students Checklist:

  • Check with your school

    Check with your current school to make sure the class(es) you will take at NMC will transfer back to your school. Or check the online Michigan Transfer Network
  • Complete an online application »

    All guest students should select "Guest Student" as the student type.
  • Complete the Michigan Uniform Undergraduate Guest Application (PDF) »

    Once you have completed the application, make sure you have appropriate signatures from officials at your current school before submitting the application to NMC. There is no application fee when submitting a guest application. Return your guest application to NMC Admissions upon completion.
  • Register for classes

    Once your application has been processed and you receive a letter of acceptance, you may register for the class you want to take.
  • Submit a transcript request form (PDF) »

    Upon completion of the class, it is your responsibility to have transcripts sent to your current school. You will need to submit a Transcript Request Form to the Records and Registration Office, along with the processing fee.
  • Complete new guest application

    If you would like to apply for a later semester, as a guest student, you will need to complete a new online application and Michigan Uniform Guest application each semester.

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