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Community & Events

In this section, you will find information about all of the opportunities and activities offered by North Central Michigan College to our students and our community as well as information about our facilities. From lifelong learning classes, corporate training, workshops, events and lectures to a stroll in the Harris Gardens, North Central has something for everyone throughout the year.


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Things To Do

Visit North Central's beautiful campus.

You don't have to be a student to enjoy our campus! Spend some time viewing the Harris Gardens in the center of campus, walk our 195-acre Natural Area, and take in our numerous sustainability initiatives that reduce the college’s environmental impact.

Explore NCMC's Campus

Lectures and Events

Lectures & Events

Join us!

North Central hosts a wide variety of events for students and the community to enjoy. 

Explore NCMC's Lectures & Events


Corporate & Community Education (CCE)

Never stop learning.

North Central's Corporate and Community Education division provides job-specific training to area employees and serves the personal interest and professional development needs of our community.

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Gym & Fitness Center

Stay fit, healthy and happy.

North Central's Student and Community Resource Center is your destination for indoor health and fitness activities in Petoskey.

Explore the Gym & Fitness Center

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Conference Services

Host your event with us!

We offer meeting space for groups of 5 to 1,500 and offer a complete catering menu, from continental breakfast to meeting breakouts to full-service dinners. 

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NCMC Child Care Initiative

A community-centered solution to Emmet County's child care shortage

The NCMC Child Care Initiative (CCI) is leading the development of a community-centered plan for a sustainable, viable local child care system in Emmet County, Michigan.

Learn About NCMC's Child Care Initiative

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News and Press Releases

North Central in the news

Stay updated with the latest information from North Central.

See NCMC's News & Press Releases

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Congratulations, graduates!

See Commencement recordings, lists of graduates and more.

Explore Commencement Activities

Economic Impact Report

Strengthening Our Community

NCMC's Economic Impact Report

North Central Michigan College creates a significant positive impact on the business communities in Charlevoix, Cheboygan, Emmet and Otsego counties, where we generate a return on investment to our major stakeholder groups—students, taxpayers and society. 

View Economic Impact Report