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Non-discrimination Policy



North Central Michigan College follows an open door policy of admitting (a) high school graduates/GED (b) non-high school graduates 18 years or older (c) high school students under Michigan dual enrollment guidelines.

It is the policy of North Central to ensure that all employees and students are aware of its commitment to both equal opportunity employment and equal opportunity and treatment of all persons.

It is the policy of North Central to offer admissions, housing, employment, campus activities and financial aid without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, age, height, weight, marital status or familial status or disability protected by relevant law.

North Central complies with Executive Order 11246, Titles VI and VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, Title II of the Americans With Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA), as amended, Title IX of the Educational Amendments of 1972, as amended, Section 503 and 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, The Age Discrimination Act of 1975, as amended and all implementing regulations, the Age Discrimination in Employment Act of 1967 and all State of Michigan statutes prohibiting discrimination.

Any person who believes that he/she has been discriminated against by North Central or any of its departments or personnel in violation of this policy should immediately file a Complaint with the Vice President of Finance & Facilities and request a copy of the North Central Discrimination Grievance Procedures which provide for the prompt and equitable resolution of complaints alleging discrimination prohibited by federal, state and local statutes and ordinances. The Discrimination Grievance Procedures are also available on the North Central website:

Questions concerning the North Central non-discriminatory policy may be directed to the North Central Vice President of Finance & Facilities, 1515 Howard St., Petoskey, Michigan 49770; Telephone: 231-348-6603.

Questions regarding Title IX should be directed to the North Central Vice President of Student Affairs, 1515 Howard St., Petoskey, Michigan 49770; Telephone: 231-348-6618; Email:

Inquiries by disabled students regarding academic support services should be directed to the Director of Learning Support Services at the same address as above, or call 231-348‑6817.

The Board of Trustees delegates the development and adherence to the “Discrimination Grievance Procedures” to the President.


Revised 10/07/14; Title IX contact information updated 10/23/15