May 21, 2024  
Catalog 2023-2024 
Catalog 2023-2024 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

North Central Michigan College - Guiding Principles


To provide exceptional, accessible, relevant higher education to the benefit of all.


To become the premier student-centered college, as partners on the learning journey.


Excellence - We hold ourselves to the highest professional standards, exceeding expectations by providing transformative learning experiences and exceptional service.

Integrity - We model ethical and honest behavior, building trust and inspiring confidence. Accountable for our words and actions, we are genuine, transparent and respectful.

Results - On and off campus, we continually deliver on our commitment to improve our institution and its relevance to those we serve through innovation, agility and thoughtful risk-taking.

Stewardship - We commit to the responsible care and growth of the human, environmental, economic and cultural resources entrusted to us.

Compassion - With kindness, caring and dignity, we seek to understand and address the complex and unique needs of others.

Inclusion - We strive to create a welcoming environment that embraces and respects the uniqueness of each individual and celebrates the power of a diverse community.