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Once again, North Central Michigan College has been named a Military Friendly School® by Victory Media, the premier media entity for military personnel transitioning into civilian life. The 2018 Military Friendly Schools® list honors the top 20 percent of colleges, universities and trade schools that are doing the most to embrace America’s military service members, veterans, and spouses as students and ensure their success on campus.

The Military Friendly Schools® website features the list, interactive tools and search functionality to help military students find the best school to suit their unique needs and preferences.

Additionally, North Central earned the Michigan Veteran-Friendly School designation for the 2017-18 academic year.  The College is one of 70 schools in Michigan to receive this status.

Melissa Colby is an academic/veteran advisor in Student Services, available to assist with questions about educational benefits and to officially certify enrollment once registered. Melissa can be reached at 231-348-6820 or

North Central Michigan College is an open-door community college based in Petoskey, with additional locations offering classes and services in Cheboygan and Gaylord. North Central’s mission is to provide educational, economic and cultural opportunities for student learning, personal growth and community improvement. North Central is an Achieving the Dream Leader College and a Veteran-Friendly and Military-Friendly School®.



For more information:

Kathy Bardins

Communications and Events Specialist