TRAVERSE CITY — As our state continues efforts to mitigate the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, Michigan Governor Gretchen Whitmer has extended the Stay Home, Stay Safe order through June 12. To support this effort, and comply with the order, Northwestern Michigan College will extend the closure of all five of its campuses in Traverse City through June 12.

NMC’s five campuses include:

  • Main – 1701 E. Front St., Traverse City
  • Great Lakes – 715 E. Front St., Traverse City
  • Aero Park – 2600 Aero Park Dr., Traverse City
  • University Center – 2200 Dendrinos Dr., Traverse City
  • Rogers Observatory – 1753 Birmley Road, Traverse City

In an ongoing effort to ensure public safety, please see the following list of event cancellations and closures:

virtual

CANCELED

  • NMC Transfer Fair – March 17, 2020
  • Free Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop – March 18, 2020
  • International Affairs Forum – March 19, 2020
  • Panel discussion on legalized marijuana’s implications for health – March 20, 2020
  • 2nd Annual Concert for Community Awareness – March 20, 2020
  • Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Night – April 3, 2020
  • Blood Drive – April 6, 2020
  • Long Night Against Procrastination – April 16, 2020
  • International Affairs Forum – April 16, 2020
  • A Taste of Success – April 17, 2020
  • Mystical Arts of Tibet (Dennos Concert Series) – April 17, 2020
  • Big Little Hero Race – April 18, 2020
  • T/S State of Michigan open house – April 18, 2020
  • NMC Retirement & Recognition Reception – April 22, 2020
  • Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Night – May 1, 2020
  • Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Night – May 2, 2020
  • Loudon Wainwright III (Dennos Concert Series) – May 2, 2020
  • Nursing Pinning Ceremony – May 3, 2020
  • Lifelong Learning Campus Day – May 8, 2020
  • Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Night – June 5, 2020
  • Native American immersion camp – June 15-18, 2020
  • Kids Free Fishing Day – June 20, 2020
  • Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Night – June 20, 2020
  • Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Night – July  3, 2020
  • Rogers Observatory Public Viewing Night – July 18, 2020
  • Mike McIntosh Memorial Car and Truck Show – Sept. 12, 2020

Postponed

  • NMC Commencement – May 2, 2020 (TO BE RESCHEDULED)
    • NMC’s commencement ceremony will either be delayed until August 2020, or a double ceremony will be held in May 2021.
    • All commencement-related activities, including Honors Convocation, will also be postponed.
  • NMC Fellows Dinner – June 4, 2020 (TO BE RESCHEDULED)

CLOSED

  • The Hawk Owl Café in the Oleson Center
  • The Hawks Nest in East Hall
  • Northwest Grind–Starbucks in Osterlin Library
  • The NMC Fitness Center
  • The NMC Bookstore
  • Osterlin Library
  • Lobdell’s: A Teaching Restaurant
  • The Hagerty Center
  • The Dennos Museum Center
  • Aero Park Professional Testing Center

RELEASE DATE: March 16, 2020; updated MAY 26, 2020

For More Information:

Diana Fairbanks
Executive Director of Public Relations, Marketing and Communications
dfairbanks@nmc.edu
(231) 995-1019 (direct)
231) 995-1020 (office)
(231) 392-6082 (mobile)

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