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Coronavirus (COVID-19)


As the global situation with the Coronavirus (COVID-19) constantly evolves, we will provide periodic updates to the campus community regarding NCMC's planning and preparedness actions. The college is vigilant and taking steps to ensure the safety of the campus community.



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Remembering Larry Cummings


Professor Larry Cummings taught history and geography for 51 years 
and will leave a lasting impact

North Central Michigan College Professor Larry Cummings, a fixture in the Petoskey community and an icon on the college’s campus, passed away at McLaren Northern Michigan on March 31, 2020, due to complications of Covid-19.  He was 76. more information 

LarryA RENAISSANCE MAN: Larry Cummings was a NCMC, area legend

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Earlier in March and just before coronavirus had become what it is today, North Central Michigan College sociology/anthropology professor Kerri Finlayson was chatting with fellow longtime professor Larry Cummings about pedagogy.

“He (Cummings) was putting together a proposal for a sabbatical . . . more information


Health Department of Northwest Michigan COVID-19 Daily Update - April 1, 2020

With community spread, a shortage of COVID-19 tests, and individuals who are considered contagious 48 hours before they have symptoms, residents should assume that they are at risk whenever they leave the house and are in a public space. more information 


Coronavirus Resources

Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Guidelines - During this rapidly evolving situation, North Central Michigan College is following the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) Interim Guidance for US Institutions of Higher Education.

FAQs - CLICK HERE to access an updated list of Coronavirus FAQs

Preventative MeasuresThe short (2.5 min.) video below features Jay Butler, Deputy Director for Infectious Diseases at CDC, describing preventative measures to help protect older adults from COVID-19.


NCMC is closely monitoring the situation, and will continue to implement appropriate CDC guidelines and work closely with our local health departments for the well-being of our students, faculty and staff.


Past Updates