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COVID Update

The Governor’s COVID-19 Task Force and the Commonwealth Healthcare Corporation, in partnership with the Department of Fire and Emergency Medical Services, will be conducting free COVID-19 antigen drive-thru testing for community members on Saipan starting Monday, Dec. 13, 2021. Testing will be conducted via drive-thru only, and walk-ups will not be accepted. Testing timeframe is subject to the availability of testing supplies.

Kentucky Fried Chicken is the latest companies to sign on as a Northern Marianas College ProaPerks Partner, joining many other businesses and organizations. All card-carrying members of the NMC ProaPerks program can now receive nachos or a free cookie with every purchase of a 2 piece chicken meal from KFC.

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The Saipan Higher Education Financial Assistance (SHEFA) application has been extended to December 15, 2021. 

The application can be accessed at New applicants must provide a letter of admission (acceptance letter), proof of CNMI residency, a copy of a valid US passport or government issued ID, most recent official transcript, a class schedule showing full time status, proof of vote cast at the last general or mid-term election, and a career assessment profile. 

COVID Update

Earlier today, Governor Ralph Dlg. Torres announced some temporary COVID-19-related restrictions and the closure of non-essential government offices, all as part of our shared efforts to prevent and control the spread of COVID-19 throughout our community. (Please refer to the attached copy of Governor Torres’s letter for more information.)

Please note that during this time, Northern Marianas College facilities will remain open, with continued flexibility for teleworking and online learning.