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Student Success

At NMC's Student Success Center, students have access to test proctoring, personal academic success coaching, computers, seminars and workshops to improve success and much more.

Want to make a coaching appointment? Current students go here.

Find a list of virtual learning resources here.

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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.

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Testing Center

Open by appointment only. Make an appointment here or call (231) 995-2134.

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

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Success Coaching

Students can make appointments or drop in for one-on-one academic success coaching. Success coaches can help students with technology skills, time management, improving organization, increasing focus in class and other general academic skills. Call (231) 995-2828 to make an appointment or stop by the Student Success Center in the Osterlin Building. Current student can make an appointment through My Success.


Student Success Workshop Series

Dates to be announced!


Identifying your overarching goal for attending college can increase motivation. Learn the steps for creating your ultimate college goal.

Help with FAFSA & other Financial Aid

An NMC Financial Aid Specialist will explain how to apply for Federal and State aid and scholarships.


Feeling stressed? It's not your fault. It's what's going on in your brain! Learn 4 easy-to-use techniques to switch on your brain's focusing power and turn off the hormones of stress.

I Applied for Financial Aid, Now What?

An NMC Financial Aid Specialist will cover how financial aid works after you apply. How to make sure your aid is in place, verification process, how it applies to your bill, bookstore charging, disbursement, refunds, and more.


Organization increases motivation and reduces procrastination. This is your invitation to join the Get It Done Nation!

How to Keep Receiving Financial Aid

An NMC Financial Aid Specialist will cover Satisfactory Academic Progress, impact of dropping classes, annual and lifetime limits, and more.


The importance of clear communication is critical in the online learning environment. Learn how to engage online to become a more effective contributor and learner.



Life shouldn't feel like a juggling act when taking college classes. Learn simple tips and tools to help you balance your life and school.


Online classes can feel isolating but they don't have to. Find out how to get the most out of your online class experience.


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Other Success Center Resources

Computer Lab

By appointment only. Make an appointment here or call (231) 995-2134. 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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Student Success Center Hours

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.

Fall 2020 Hours

Face coverings are required on campus.

  • Monday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Tuesday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Wednesday: 8 a.m.–5 p.m.
  • Thursday: 8 a.m.–8 p.m.
  • Friday: 10 a.m.–3 p.m.
  • Saturday: Closed
  • Sunday: 3–8 p.m.


The Student Success Center is located in Osterlin Library on NMC's main campus in the Osterlin Building (#3 on the Main Campus Map). The closest on-campus parking is in the Birch and Cedar lots. Directions to Main Campus »

Chat with us!

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


Student Success Links


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Student Success Ambassadors

We're always looking for students who are connected on campus and the community that are willing to help other students feel the same! Fill out our NMC Student Success Ambassador application to get started!

NMC Student Success Ambassador Application >>>

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