Grand Traverse Academy grad and NMC duel enrolled student Kaitlyn Watson
Grand Traverse Academy

Kaitlyn Watson earned 42 credits through dual enrollment at NMC.

Kingsley High School grad and NMC duel enrolled student Jacie King
Kingsley High School

Jacie King entered Albion College as a sophomore.

Traverse City West Senior High School grad and NMC duel enrolled student Georgia Bolek with her graduate student supervisor Tracy Mattox
Traverse City West High School

Georgia Bolek, left, won an internship at Lawrence Berkeley National Lab.

High School Dual Enrollment

Dual enrollment allows an eligible high school student, enrolled in a Michigan high school, to take college classes while in high school. The student can take a maximum of 10 courses during their high school career.

Here are the steps for new dual enrolled students:

  1. Fill out the online application form at
    1. Create your application account and then select "Start an Application"
    2. Be sure to select "high school-dual enrolled" as your student type
    3. Your program of study should be "Not pursuing a degree/certificate"
    4. View a step-by-step guide to apply here.
  2. Request an official transcript from your high school counselor to be sent directly to NMC. Learn more about transcript requirements here.
  3. Submit your Enrollment Authorization Form to request classes you may want to take.
  4. Complete your online orientation.
    1. Students starting their first NMC semester must complete an orientation before they can register for their approved classes.
    2. The link to the online presentation is included in the student's acceptance email.
  5. REGISTER for classes
    1. You can register in your myNMC account. Instructions can be found here.
    2. The submitted Enrollment Authorization Form does not register you in classes.

Returning dual-enrolled students are reminded that a new NMC application and a new Enrollment Authorization Form are required each semester. Orientation is not required as a returning student.

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