Policies & Procedures

Academic Probation

Any student who has attempted academic classes and whose cumulative grade point average is below a 2.0 is considered academically at risk. More »

Academic Success Policy

Northwestern Michigan College is committed to open access to higher education for the citizens of our service area and to the academic success of our students. More »

Academic Suspension

When a student has been on probation for two semesters and is unable to maintain a current grade point average of 2.0 or better, that student will be suspended from academic enrollment. More »

Attendance

Attendance is critical to student academic progress at Northwestern Michigan College. More »

Catalog of Record

When students enroll for academic credit at Northwestern Michigan College, their graduation requirements are governed by the catalog in effect at the time of their enrollment. More »

Confidentiality of Records

Student transcripts are protected under the Family Rights and Privacy Act and will not be released without written permission of the student. More »

FERPA

The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, also known as the Buckley Amendment, helps protect the privacy of student records. More »

MACRAO Agreement

The Michigan Association of Collegiate Registrars and Admissions Officers (MACRAO) has adopted an agreement to help students transfer more easily from Michigan community colleges to participating four-year colleges and universities. More »

Michigan Transfer Agreement (MTA)

Starting Fall 2014, a transfer agreement, MTA, will go into effect to better assist students to meet general education requirements when transferring to four-year institutions within the state of Michigan. More »

Repeating Courses

Northwestern Michigan College offers enrolled students an opportunity to improve upon a cumulative grade point average by repeating a course or courses. More »

Residency

Your tuition rate is determined during the Admissions process. To change your residency, you must obtain a petition from the Records Office. More »

Semester/Term Equivalency

When credits are transferred from a college on the term system to a college on the semester system, a term credit is evaluated as two-thirds of a semester credit. More »

Student Right to Know

Students have a right to know graduation rates, job placement statistics, crime statistics, as well as general information about the college. More »

Suspension and Reinstatement

When a student has been on probation for two semesters and is unable to maintain a current grade point average of 2.0 or higher, that student will be suspended from academic enrollment. More »

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