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Welcome to Northern Marianas College's Summer 2020 Registration Bulletin! This page contains the information you need to enroll in classes during the upcoming Summer 2020 term. If you are looking for information that is not available here, please do not hesitate to contact the Enrollment Services team.

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Summer 2020 Class Schedule

Class Schedule (As of May 12, 2020)

Summer 2020 Calendar

April 20, 2020 Registration for classes begins (start of academic advising also)
June 22, 2020 First day of classes
June 22 - 27, 2020 Welcome week: Last week to add courses, or drop courses with a refund (No refund after this week)
July 3, 2020 Unofficial Withdrawal (UW) reporting deadline
July 4, 2020 HOLIDAY- Independence Day
July 10, 2020 Last day to Withdraw (W) from course(s)
August 1, 2020 Last day of instruction
August 3 - 8, 2020 Final Exam Week
August 13, 2020 Final Grades Due

Summer 2020 Registration Steps

Registration Priority

Ongoing students are scheduled to register ahead of new and readmitted students as published in the NMC catalog. Ongoing students who receive permission to register from their advisors may access the online Proa Portal to register for courses online at anytime during the registration period. New and Readmitted students must meet with an advisor prior to gaining access to the online course registration system (Proa Portal).

Additional Information for New and Re-Admitted Students

New students and students who had not attended NMC for a year or more must first complete and submit an admission application to enroll during the Summer 2020 term. Students seeking admission with an F-1 visa are not eligible for admission into the summer term. Please email oar@marianas.edu for more info.

Placement Tests

For students who have taken NMC Placement Test, scores are accessible on your Proa Portal. Should you need assistance with obtaining your scores please book a live video or phone chat with: Isabel Matsunaga, Testing Coordinator at isabel.matsunaga@marianas.edu

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic, and the closure of the NMC Testing Center the following Temporary Placement Alternatives have been recommended by the Director of Enrollment Services and authorized by the Dean of Learning and Student Success:


For students who have not taken the NMC Placement Test

  • Cumulative high school GPA ≥3.4 and successful completion of Algebra II or higher with a grade ≥B
  • HiSET College Ready scores of 15 or higher
  • GED Mathematical Reasoning score of 170 or higher.
  • Cumulative high school GPA ≥3.4 and successful completion of Algebra II with a grade =C
  • Cumulative high school GPA ≥ 2.6 and successful completion of Algebra II with a grade ≥ C

For students who have not taken the NMC English Placement Test

  • Cumulative high school GPA of ≥3.2 and successful completion of 12th grade English Language Arts with a grade ≥C
  • Completion of AP Language and Composition class with a grade ≥B
  • Score a 2 on the AP English Exam (AP Score of 3 is a direct transfer equivalent to EN101)
  • HiSET College Ready score in Language Arts – Writing of 15 or higher
  • GED Reasoning through Language Arts of 170 or higher
  • Cumulative high school GPA of ≥2.8 and successful completion of 12th grade English Language Arts with a grade ≥C

Course Overload Instructions

Students can register for up to 18 credits with the academic advisor’s approval. Students can register for 19-22 credits with a cumulative GPA of 3.5 and submission of a completed Request for Course Overload form which must be approved by both the student’s academic advisor and by the department chair for the student’s program.

Add, Drop, and Withdrawal Procedures

Follow these steps if you’d like to add or drop any class from your schedule during and after the first week of classes.
  1. Students may add/drop courses on the proa portal up to June 27,2020
  2. To withdraw from courses contact your advisor or counselor, after communicating with either your advisor or counselor submit a withdrawal from to the Office of Admissions and Records (OAR). Electronic Forms are available at the OAR web page. Changes should be reflected on your proa portal.

Waitlist Steps:

The registration feature in the Proa Portal allows you to get on a waitlist for classes that are full provided you take the following steps:
  • A course that is full will have a “Wait” button instead of “Add”. Click on “Wait” to include this course in “My Cart” as a Waitlist Item. Your waitlist item(s) will remain with the status, “On Waitlist”, as long as the class remains full.
  • When a seat becomes available and you are next on the list for this seat, you will automatically be notified by e-mail that your status for the course in “My Cart” has changed to “Waitlist Pending”. In “My Cart”, check the box beside the course name and click on the “Next” button at the bottom of the page. The course will now appear in “My Cart” with the status “Registered”. NOTE: You will have 24 hours to add the course.
  • Email the Financial Aid Office (fao@marianas.edu) for financial aid award adjustment, if applicable, and/or to the NMC Finance Office (finance@marianas.edu or catherine.villagomez@marianas.edu) for financial payment and final processing.

Waitlist Tips:

  • If you decide you are no longer interested in taking the course, REMOVE yourself from the waitlist so that the next student will move up on the list.
  • Have a back-up plan in case a seat does not open up. There is no guarantee that a seat will become available.
  • If you chose to waitlist for a class, check your e-mail and “My Cart” daily. If you are notified that a seat is available, take action quickly. You will not automatically be registered once a seat becomes available. You will have 24 hours to register for the course (refer to Step 2 above) or the course will automatically be removed from “My Cart”. You are responsible for registering yourself for the course. Your advisor will not get an email and you will not automatically be registered.
  • The waitlist option will close, as will registration via the Proa Portal, one day prior to the first day of classes for the term.

Academic Advising Contact Information

Degree-seeking students need to meet with their advisors prior to and/or during the advising and registration periods. Non-degree seeking students may email the Office of Admissions and Records at oar@marianas.edu.

Please click on the links below to obtain department contact information:
School of Education (SOE)
Business Department
Nursing Department
Language & Humanities Department
Liberal Arts
Sciences, Mathematics, Health & Athletics Department
Social Science & Fine Arts Department

Student and Finance Services Contact Information

FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions)

Questions? Concerns? Contact us…

For assistance with access to Proa Portal or to resolve technical issues, please email registration@marianas.edu.



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 lucille.dlguerrero@marianas.edu 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 it@marianas.edu. 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 nmc@marianas.edu.

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 https://www2.ed.gov/about/offices/list/ocr/docs/howto.html.

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