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Unfortunately, water and power to NMC's Saipan campus will not be restored until late this afternoon at about 5pm. All NMC offices will be closed for the remainder of the day.

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While our Facilities Team continues its work on repairing the main NMC generator and bringing water/power back online, please be advised NMC offices on Saipan will be closed and employees released until 2:00pm today. If we anticipate the outage to last longer, another notice will be sent out before 2:00pm.

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Fall 2018 (Online, Hybrid)
Accelerated (Additional minutes added to each course section)
March 18 - 23, 2019 Final Exam Week
March 25, 2019 Legal Holiday – Commonwealth Covenant Day
March 26 - 27, 2019 Grades Due
Fall 2018 (Morning, or "AM")
Accelerated (Additional minutes added to each course section)
March 18 - 23, 2019 Final Exam Week
March 25, 2019 Legal Holiday – Commonwealth Covenant Day
March 26 - 27, 2019 Grades Due
Spring 2019
Accelerated (Additional minutes added to each course section)
February 19 - March 23, 2019 Spring 2019: Registration for All Students
March 27, 2019 New and Readmitted Student Orientation
Room K1 & K2, 9am to 1pm
March 28, 2019 New and Readmitted Student Orientation
Room K1 & K2, 9am to 1pm
March 28 - 30, 2019 Spring 2019: Late Advising & Registration
April 1 - 6, 2019 Week One - First Week of Instruction
April 8 - 13, 2019 Week Two
April 12, 2019 Petition to Graduate Deadline

SHEFA Supporting Documents Deadline
April 15, 2019 CNMI Supporting Documents Deadline
April 15 - 20, 2019 Week Three
April 18 - 19, 2019 SPRING BREAK
April 22 - 27, 2019 Week Four
April 29 - May 4, 2019 Week Five
May 6 - 11, 2019 Week Six
May 13 - 18, 2019 Week Seven
May 17 - 18, 2019 Cash for College - Rota
May 20 - 25, 2019 Week Eight
May 25, 2019 Cash for College - Saipan
May 27 - June 1, 2019 Week Nine
May 27, 2019 HOLIDAY - Memorial Day
May 30, 2019 Cash for College - Tinian
June 3 - 8, 2019 Week Ten
June 10 - 15, 2019 Week Eleven - Last Week of instruction
June 17 - 22, 2019 Final Exam Week
June 24, 2019 Grades Due for Potential Graduates
June 25 - 26, 2019 Grades Due for All Students
June 29, 2019 NMC Commencement Ceremony
DISCLAIMER: The Academic Calendars and Course Schedules are subject to change, depending on availability of space and other factors. Every possible effort will be made to ensure communication of information to all stakeholders.
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03/09/17 WASC Senior Commission Commends NMC, Offers Recommendations

Northern Marianas College hosted a WASC Senior Commission (WSCUC) team on December 1 and 2, 2016. In February 2017, the College was notified of the commendations and recommendations from the team, which praised the College for actions it has already taken to strengthen its autonomy and business practices and recommended continuing to develop in those same areas. A copy of the WSCUC Action Letter and Team Report can be accessed here.

09/11/14 USDOE Recognizes NMC's Change in Accreditor from ACCJC to WSCUC

Dear NMC Community:

As you all know, the Northern Marianas College underwent Initial Accreditation review with WASC Senior Commission (WSCUC) April 29 May 2, 2014.

On July 7, 2014, the College was notified in a letter by the WSCUC of its formal action to grant NMC Initial Accreditation for a period of six years (through June 2020).

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07/09/14 NMC Granted 6-Year Initial Accreditation by WASC Senior Commission

Northern Marianas College announced today that it was granted Initial Accreditation for a period of 6 years, through June 2020, with the WASC Senior College and University Commission (WSCUC).

At the same time, the College also announced that its proposal to offer a second bachelor's degree in business management was approved by the Senior Commission.

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05/02/14 WASC Senior Commission Concludes Visit to NMC

Representatives from the WASC Senior Commission today concluded their visit to the Northern Marianas College.

The purpose of the WASC visit was twofold: the first is to evaluate the Northern Marianas College and its application for initial accreditation under the Senior Commission; the second purpose is to review the College's substantive change proposal to offer a Bachelors in Science Business Management program.

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02/07/14 NMC's Accreditation Reaffirmed

The Northern Marianas College today announced that it has been removed from "Show Cause status" and its accreditation has been REAFFIRMED.

The decision to reaffirm the College's accreditation was made during the January 2014 meeting of the Accrediting Commission of Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC), Western Association of Schools and Colleges.

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12/20/13 NMC Submits Supplemental Report

The Northern Marianas College recently submitted a supplemental report to the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC). The report adds to the Show Cause Report that the College submitted earlier on October 15, 2013, and provides updates to the College's continuing accreditation efforts.

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Notice to Persons with Disabilities

Northern Marianas College (NMC) is committed to ensuring that all persons have equal access to its programs, opportunities, and information resources, including those on its institutional website in accordance to the requirements of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and Title II of the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990.

We apologize for any inconvenience as we work on bringing NMC’s website into full compliance. For immediate assistance, please contact Lucille Deleon Guerrero by email [email protected] or by calling (670) 237-6874.

If you wish to report an issue related to the accessibility of any content on NMC’s website, including a complaint about the accessibility of a document, form, or statement, you may do so by contacting the NMC’s IT Department by email at [email protected]. In your email please include the following information:

  1. The URL you are having accessibility issues with;
  2. The accessibility issue your are experiencing;
  3. Your name, phone number, and email address.

If you would like to file a formal grievance against the Northern Marianas College pursuant to the requirements of Section 504 and Title II, you may submit such grievance to the Office of the NMC President, P.O. Box 501250, Saipan MP 96950 or email [email protected].

You may also file a complaint with the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE) Office for Civil Rights. More information about filing a complaint with USDOE can be found at