Student Success Center

What is Student Success?

Student success means that students receive a personalized learning experience that is full and enriching and ultimately leads to a student's achievement of their academic goals. We know that no two students are the same, so we take a human-centric approach to help you meet your goals.

Want to Make a Coaching Appointment?

Current Students: Schedule an appointment here

Marina Index Success Coaching

We are your connection to whatever you need on campus! Success coaches can help students with:

  • Technology skills, time management, improving organization, increasing focus in class and other general academic skills.
  • Goal Setting
  • Referrals and connections to other campus resources

Call (231) 995-2828 or email to make an appointment or stop by the Student Success Center in the Osterlin Building. Currents student can make an appointment through My Success.

Placement photoStudent success Testing Center

Our testing center is open! Make an appointment here or call (231) 995-2134.

Take exams for current classes or have exams proctored from other institutions. Placement testing, CLEP testing, DSST and more are offered through the Testing Center.

Aero Park Professional Testing Center

Professional and Workplace Certifications through PSI, Certiport, Prometric and PearsonVue. GED testing also available.


Free College Prep Workshops College Math Success Session

NMC Student Success Center offers Free College Prep Workshops to help students prepare for their college journey. Learn more here.

Free Success Coach Workshops

Your coaches offer various workshops throughout the semester, from Self-Care to Studying, there is something for everyone. Check out our workshop page for more information.

Other Success Center Resources

My Success Logo My Success

NMC Uses My Success to help students connect with faculty and other campus resources. If you are a current student, staff or faculty, you will find information about how and why to access My Success here.

Computer Lab

With over 40 computer stations and free printing, the Student Success Center computer lab can meet all of your technology needs. Specialized software required for business, accounting, nursing and visual communications classes is available. Please review the lab's computer use guidelines here.

Resources for Faculty

The Student Success Center can help your students develop the self-management and study skills that lead to greater success. Workshops can be delivered in the center or in your classroom and can be customized to fit your students' needs. To arrange a tour or workshop for your class, contact the Success Coaches at (231) 995-2828 or

If you would like to refer individual students, please do so through My Success.

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Use the Live Chat link below to connect with a member of the NMC Success Team!

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Student Success center

The NMC Testing Center is open! Current students can make an appointment through My Success here. If you are unable to schedule online, please call us at (231) 995-2134.

Spring Semester Hours: January 13–May 3

  • Sunday: 3–8 p.m.
  • Monday and Thursday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed


The Student Success Center is located on NMC's 1701 E. Front Street campus in the Osterlin Building (#3 on the Front Street Campus Map). The closest on-campus parking is in the Birch and Cedar lots.

Student Success Links

NMC Student Ambassadors

We are always welcoming students who are interested in gaining leadership experience and connecting to others in fun and purposeful ways. Fill out our NMC Student Ambassador application form to get started! Contact Katy Knight, student life office manager, at (231) 995-1354 for more info.

National First-Generation College Celebration

Joelle, NMC First Generation Student
"Like many first-generation college students, I came from a very poor family and did not have the resources or guidance that is commonly found from parents who have attended college. Read more about first-generation college students here.

Student Activities Calendar
Enrich Your Student Experience!

From our engaging International Affairs Forum series to the celebratory Fall Fest, we have something planned for everyone!

New events are always being added so check back often!