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Northern Maine Community College was established in 1961, and the first class entered the college in 1963. Today, NMCC impacts over 2,000 students annually through various programs.

More than 7,000 graduates are now meeting employer needs throughout the state, the nation, and abroad. Thanks to the support from business and industry throughout the state, NMCC is proud to have more than 250 individuals serve on advisory committees for our various programs. This ensures that NMCC's programs provide the most relevant, technically advanced information required in their industry. The College has earned the reputation of a top-quality educational facility.
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Cited by the Aspen Institute as one of the nation's top 150 community colleges for commitment to student success and educational excellence.  

New Student Orientation

Are you a new student?  Complete the on-line orientation course (NSO600) as soon as possible before the start of your entering semester.  Course information can be found at

Martin Luther King, Jr. Day - Monday, January 21, 2019

In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, NMCC is closed and no classes will be held on Monday, Jan.21, 2019. 


Add/Drop period ends Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019
High priority

Need or want to make a change in your spring '19 class schedule?  Hurry!

Wednesday, Jan. 16, 2019 is the last day to drop a class without financial penalty.  Drop a class after that and you will be charged. 

In-Person New Student Orientation
High priority

Attention new (spring '19) students.  If you were unable to attend the in-person new student orientation session on Tuesday, Jan. 8th; please attend one (1) of the following abbreviated in-person sessions throughout the first week of classes.


Gas for Class resumes after add/drop

Class attendance is one of the best predictors of college success.  That's why we want to reward those of you who put forth the effort.  Each week we are randomly selecting three students from among all who have perfect attendance the prior week...

Discounted Skiing at Big Rock continues

All NMCC students and employees receive Daily Ski and Snow-Tubing Lift Tickets at Big Rock Mountain for a cost of only Ten Dollars ($10.00) per day (must present valid college ID with purchase).  Family member discounts, reduced season passes availab...