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Veteran Services

The Northern Marianas College (NMC) is honored to welcome our veterans and military families to our campus where they can learn how to successfully navigate the academic and administrative pathways of a college education.

NMC offers in-state tuition rate (resident rate) to qualified veterans and their dependents, regardless of state residency residency status effective January 1, 2016 to comply with Section 702 of the Veterans Access, Choice and Accountability Act (Choice Act). A “covered individual” is defined in 38 U.S.C. § 3679 (c) of the Choice Act as:

  • A Veteran who lives in the state in which the institution of higher learning is located (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of discharge from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.

  • A spouse or child using transferred benefits who lives in the state in which the institution of higher learning is located (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and enrolls in the school within 3 years of the transferor’s discharge from a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.

  • A spouse or child using benefits under the Marine Gunnery Sergeant John David Fry Scholarship who lives in the state in which the institution of higher learning is located (regardless of his/her formal state of residence) and enrolls in the school within three years of the servicemember’s death in the line of duty following a period of active duty service of 90 days or more.

NMC understands the unique needs and responsibilities of military veterans, active service members and their families. NMC supports their academic efforts by providing integrated resources and services to guide them towards their educational success. The services provided at NMC include, but is not limited to the following:

  • Coordinate classrooms and offices for instructors for NMC/U.S. Army-SROTC/University of Guam Program;

  • Attend meetings with Cadets and NMC staff when needed;

  • Coordinate travel arrangements, collection of NMC fees & storing SROTC supplies and equipment;

  • Assist with application and course registration processes when needed;

  • Assigned Service Member Colleges (SOC) counselor;

  • Point of Contact for Concurrent Admissions Program (ConAP) for Army Enlistees;

  • Point of Contact for the US Army Recruiting Station for NMC;

  • Make referrals to appropriate NMC personnel or other services on and off campus.

  • Assess tuition and fees and complete course registration process;

  • Answer questions related to tuition, fees, payments and refunds;

  • Tuition Assistance Program - process financial assistance for voluntary off-duty education programs in support of a Soldier’s (Active Duty, USAR, and ARNG Soldiers) professional and personal self-development goals;

  • Make referrals to appropriate NMC personnel or other services on and off campus.

  • Assist with the GI Bill application process, as well as other financial aid applications;

  • Certify enrollment each semester as required by GI Bill;

  • Refer issues concerning GI Bill applicants to NMC’s Education Liaison Representative;

  • Provide information on the Tuition Assistance Program (USAR);

  • Make referrals to appropriate NMC personnel or other services on and off campus.

Warriors/Disabled Veterans are strongly encouraged to self identify their disability with the Disability Support Services Counselor in the Counseling Department.

  • Ensure access to facilities and programs to students with either permanent or temporary disabilities;

  • Coordinate accommodations for students with documented disabilities;

  • Provide counseling and referral support as needed;

  • Make referrals to appropriate NMC personnel or other services on and off campus.

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