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We need students to mentor new students for the 2014-15 school year. If you want to make a difference in a student's life, have fun, and go sailing, apply today!

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The Muster Project

Welcoming new students and giving them the opportunity to connect with those who've been on campus for awhile is the goal of The Muster Project. This new approach to acquainting new students with life at NMC before the semester starts offers the following:

  • Two or three-day sailing experiences on Champion, a beautiful 40’ sailboat
  • Mentoring by a second-year student
  • Follow-up pizza parties to stay connected
  • Free membership to the Maritime Heritage Alliance »

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Who can participate?

Any NMC student can participate. Participants must be students at NMC who plan to attend in Fall 2013 and Spring 2014.

The focus area for students are to meet one of these criteria:

  • ACT score of 15-20
  • Test into a developmental course (MTH 06/08-23 or ENG 97-108)
  • Referral from a school counselor
  • Living in NMC residence halls during Fall 2013
  • In Foster Care during their final year of high school
  • Experienced a major life event within the past year (parent divorce, death of a family member, etc.)

Getting involved

  • School counselors may refer students with their permission
  • Students may sign themselves up for the program

To Sign Up For The Muster Project

  1. Start here (opens new window) »
  2. Click on NMC Self-Service and log in into your account
  3. Click Registration Menu
  4. Click Orientation Registration
  5. Select semester and click submit
  6. Choose dates to go sailing with The Muster Project!

The Muster Project is a program sponsored by the NMC Student Life Office and The Maritime Heritage Alliance.

Questions? Contact Lisa Thomas, Associate Dean of Student Life, at (231) 995-1118 or sailing@nmc.edu.

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