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Orientation is required for students new to college. If you are a transfer student with over 24 credits or a guest student, you are eligible for our on-demand online orientation, and you can call Admissions for access at (231) 995-1054.

If you're applying to start as a student for Spring 2023 and beyond, please use the button below to register for orientation!

Register for orientation here »

Topics covered during orientation include:

  • Learn to navigate NMC systems
  • Take a virtual campus tour
  • How to pay for classes
  • How to schedule an appointment with your academic advisor who will help you get registered for classes

Pre-Orientation Checklist

There are a few things you can get going on right away! Check out our Pre-orientation Checklist for items to get finished before you start your online orientation.

  • Apply For Financial Aid

  • Complete Mandatory Placement Testing before orientation

  • Send Official Transcripts Or Advanced Placement Credit Scores To NMC

    • Make sure we have transcripts from your high school as well as other colleges. Official transcripts must be sent from each school to:
      Admissions Office
      Northwestern Michigan College
      1701 E. Front St.
      Traverse City, MI 49686
    • If you have AP scores, call Advanced Placement at (888) 225-5427 to have them reported to NMC. AP scores are not included in high school transcripts.

Orientation Checklist

Here are the items you'll want to revisit once you've watched your orientation video to be sure you're ready for day one!