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Information & Updates


As the global situation with COVID-19 evolves, this page will provide periodic updates regarding NCMC's planning and preparedness actions. We will remain vigilant to ensure the safety of the campus community.

North Central is currently in Phase 5 of the Reopening Grid.


Coronavirus Updates

See all of North Central's COVID-19 updates, organized by date, with the most recent first.

See All Covid-19 Updates

Remembering Larry Cummings

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. Read more about Professor Cummings.

Read the Petoskey News-Review article about Larry Cummings.

CARES Act Reporting

NORTH CENTRAL MICHIGAN COLLEGE Use of Funds from the Higher Education Emergency Relief Fund (HEERF)

North Central Michigan College received funds for students from the CARES Act to provide Emergency Financial Aid Grants to students for expenses related to the disruption of campus operations due to coronavirus. See information related to those funds as required by the U.S. Department of Education.

CARES - Quarterly Reporting through 9-30-20
CARES - Quarterly Reporting through 12-31-20
CRRSAA - Quarterly Reporting through 3-31-21
HEERF - Quarterly Reporting through 6-30-21
HEERF - Quarterly Reporting through 9-30-21
HEERF - Quarterly Reporting through 12-31-21
HEERF - Quarterly Reporting through 3-31-22
Note:  If you are a person with a disability and you encounter barriers to accessibility on these reports, please contact the Customer Service staff of the Federal Register at 202-741-6000, 8:45 a.m.—5:15 p.m. EST, Monday through Friday (except federal holidays).

Submit a Health Ticket

A Health Email ( is available to provide a method for individuals to submit issues of noncompliance, report illness or ask health-related questions.

Submit a health ticket via email

MI Symptoms App

North Central employees should log into the MDHHS MI Symptoms Web App daily before reporting to work. If the MI Symptoms App indicates that you are at risk, plan to stay home and contact your supervisor.

Connect to MDHHS MI Symtoms App

Return to Campus Plan

This document was prepared in August 2020 to guide all members of our learning community through the Fall 2020 semester. We remain committed to following many of the same protocols to keep our campus community safe.

See the Return to Campus Plan


Reopening Grid

NCMC Reopening Grid

COVID-19 Response

Re-opening of the NCMC campus in stages, with full focus on keeping our students, employees and our community safe.

Go To Reopening Grid

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NCMC Pledge

Together as North Central

The “Together as North Central” Pledge demonstrates our commitment to guard the health and safety of everyone on campus, and we will do this together, as North Central.

Read the pledge


Student Technology FAQs

Answers to frequently asked questions about technology during COVID-19.

technology FAQs

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Covid-19 Reporting

Reporting of Covid-19 cases on campus.

COVID Case Reporting