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Northern Marianas College’s Adult Basic Education or ABE program, which focuses on meeting the educational needs of adult learners, has announced the following dates for Session 3.

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Northern Marianas College is reminding all community members who are interested in advancing their careers and furthering their education to attend NMC’s free information session tonight, January 9, 2020.

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Spring 2020 (Regular Session)
January 21 - 25, 2020 First Week of Classes

Last Week to Add or Drop Courses with Refund
January 20, 2020 Martin Luther King Jr. Day (Observed Holiday - No Classes)
January 21, 2020 Spring Block Party
10:00AM - 1:00PM, NMC Building V Parking Lot
January 22, 2020 APIA Scholarship Program Application Deadline

Speed Friending
10:00AM - 11:00AM, NMC Building W Quad

Majors on the Quad
12:00PM - 1:00PM, NMC Building W Quad
January 23, 2020 Get the Scoop! NMC Club Fair
12:00PM - 1:00PM, NMC Building W Quad
February 7, 2020 Unofficial Withdrawal (UW) Reporting Deadline

Petition to Graduate (for Summer and Fall)
February 17, 2020 President's Day (Observed Holiday - No Classes)
February 28, 2020 SHEFA Scholarship Supporting Documents Due
CNMI Scholarship Supporting Documents Due
March 6, 2020 Last Day to Withdraw
April 6 - 12, 2020 Spring Break
April 20 - 25, 2020 Course and Instructor Evaluations
May 4 - 9, 2020 Last Week of Instruction
May 11 - 16, 2020 Final Exam Week
May 18, 2020 Grades due for Potential Graduates
May 21, 2020 Grades due for All Students
May 23, 2020 Commencement Exercise
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