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Update: In compliance with the Phase Plan initiated by Bay Mills Tribal Council, Bay Mills Community College is operating with limited staff for services by appointment only. All visitors and staff are expected to wear masks upon entering the building and while conducting face-to-face meetings. Thank you for your patience. We will continue to keep everyone updated.

Bay Mills Indian Community is currently under Level 3 provisions. A copy of the Phase policy can be found here

Summer classes will continue online only. Fall classes are still planned as scheduled for on-campus and online instruction.

Admissions

ATTENTION: The Last Day for New Students and Dual Enrolled Students to APPLY for the Spring Semester is Tuesday, January 5, 2021.

We know this is an exciting time in your life, and choosing a college is an important decision that should not be taken lightly. At Bay Mills Community College, you will receive an outstanding education, build lifelong friendships, and find the support you need to succeed in college and in life.

What makes BMCC such a special place? Our students are the number one priority here, and every student is important to us. You will never be a nameless face at BMCC. Our campus is full of friendly and smiling faces. The faculty and staff genuinely care and will go out of their way to help you succeed.

New Student - Students who have never enrolled in courses with BMCC, including students who are transferring from another institution

Continuing Student - Students who have been continuously taken classes and have not taken more than one semester off

Returning Student - Students who have previously been enrolled with BMCC but have taken a year or more off

Dual Enrolled - Students who have not yet graduated from high school

Apply Now

Below you will find instructions, requirements, and information to help you complete an application to BMCC whether you are a new student, continuing student, returning student, or as a dual-enrolled student. If you are ready to apply now, click the button.

If you have never taken classes with BMCC, please follow these steps:

1. Submit your BMCC Admissions Application here and receive a verification email.
     Note: If you do not see the verification email in your inbox, please check your Junk/Spam folder.

2. Submit the following:

a) High School or GED transcripts may be sent via parchment by following the link or by mail by filling out the attached request form. Contact your High School or GED provider to find out what method they prefer.
Note: High School/GED transcripts are also required when applying for financial aid.

b) If you are an enrolled Tribal/Band Member, a copy of your Tribal I.D. or verification of Tribal membership from your Tribal Enrollment Clerk or Canadian Certificate of Indian Status is required along with a copy of your driver's license or state I.D. Note: If you are not an enrolled member but are claiming to be a descendant through a biological parent's membership, you must submit a copy of your parent's Tribal I.D. or verification of Tribal membership from the Tribal Enrollment Clerk or a Canadian Certificate of Indian Status and a copy of your birth certificate and your parents' marriage license or other documentation if the Tribal I.D. and birth certificate have different names. Email a copy of your driver's license and tribal documentation (if applicable) to admissions@bmcc.edu.

3. Take the placement test. Testing may be done in the library by appointment only or completed online. Please allow 2-2 ½ hours for testing. Placement testing may be waived if you fall within the testing guidelines or programs. Follow the link to see if you qualify for the waiver.

  • To schedule an appointment, email the library at library@bmcc.eduA staff member will connect with you to set up your appointment time and give you further instructions regarding the testing process.

4. Register for class(es) with a new student advisor. Your new student advisor will review your test scores to ensure you are placed in the appropriate level courses to meet your needs. You will be contacted by your advisor to schedule an advising appointment to register you for your course(s). If you have any questions in regards to advising, please email advising@bmcc.edu. To view the full list advisors, click here.
     Note: If you have selected EMT, PANE, or Construction as your program of study, your academic advisor will reach out to you.

5. Complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible by clicking here. If you need assistance, contact Financial Aid at financialaid@bmcc.edu. For more information on the FAFSA and other types of financial aid BMCC has to offer, please visit the Financial Aid page.

  • Student Billing: If you have any questions about your bill or would like to set up a payment plan, please contact the Student Billing Coordinator at slcarrick@bmcc.edu. To view more information regarding student billing, click the link to view the Student Billing page.

Continuing students who have continuously enrolled without taking more than a semester off, log into Student Records to register for classes. If you need assistance registering for classes or information regarding financial aid, please contact your advisor. A full list of advisors may be found here.

For students that have previously attended Bay Mills Community College and have taken a year or more off, an updated application for admission is required. Your admissions information should still be on file. The Admissions Office will let you know.

Note: If your placement test scores are more than 3 years old, plan on retaking the test. Testing is done in the library by appointment only or can be completed online. Please allow 2-2 1/2 hours for testing. Placement testing may be waived if you fall within the testing guidelines or programs. Click here to see if you qualify for the waiver.

  • To schedule an appointment, email the library at library@bmcc.edu. A staff member will connect with you to set up your appointment and give you further instructions regarding the testing process.

Note: Your Student Records/Empower password may have expired. If you can not log in to Student Records, email the following to have your password reset: passwordreset@bmcc.edu.

If you need assistance registering for classes, please contact your advisor. To view the listing of advisors, please visit the College Advisors page.

Don't forget to complete your Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon as possible by clicking here.

Bay Mills Community College participates in the State of Michigan's Postsecondary Enrollment Option Act (PSEOA) by offering dual enrollment to qualified pupils who are eligible to enroll in postsecondary institutions. This program provides an opportunity for high school students to earn college credit while still attending high school. Students who would like to pursue dual enrollment must check with their high school principal or guidance counselor for eligibility guidelines and dual enrollment information. 

Students who are currently enrolled in High School (not yet graduated) and would like to enroll in BMCC courses:

1. Must download and submit a dual enrollment application. Please select Dual Enrollment Application if you are a public school student, or choose Non-Public School Dual Enrollment Application if homeschooled. Please mail the completed application to:

Bay Mills Community College
Student Billing
12214 W. Lakeshore Drive
Brimley, MI 49715
 

2. Next students should complete the Bay Mills Community College online admissions application found here

3. Receive an email from the Online Registrar with further information.

4. BMCC uses a placement test to evaluate student readiness. This test must be completed after being admitted and before registering. Placement test information can be found here

5. After graduating from high school the student must submit an official high school transcript in order to receive college credit. If students have questions on Dual Enrollment they may contact the Dual Enrollment Advisor, Stephanie LeBlanc at sleblanc@bmcc.edu or 906 248-8475.

*If you applied to BMCC but did not attend, we typically retain official copies of transcripts for two academic years. If we have official transcripts on file, students will not need to request new copies.  Please contact the Admissions Office if you believe we have your transcripts or if you have any questions at 906 248-3354.