Equal Opportunities

An Equal Opportunity Institution

Admissions
Northwest Mississippi Community College offers academic, career, and technical curricula leading to certificates, diplomas, and associate degrees; university-parallel courses and programs meeting the requirements of the first two years of a baccalaureate degree; and Workforce Development training designed to meet current and future workforce needs in business and industry. A complete list of program offerings may be found in the college Bulletin. General requirements for admission to the College include one of the following: a high school diploma, a passing score on the General Education Development Test (GED), 19 acceptable credits earned in high school of which at least 3 are English, or a transcript indicating that credit was earned by the student from another college or university. Certain programs have additional admission requirements which are listed in the Bulletin. Under certain conditions, a student who has received a Certificate of Attendance from high school may be admitted to enroll in either the Collision Repair or the Welding and Cutting program as outlined in the Bulletin.

Athletics 
Northwest Mississippi Community College provides the opportunity to compete in various sports on the intercollegiate level. Varsity sports which are available for participation include: football, basketball (men’s and women’s), baseball, golf, rodeo (men’s and women’s), soccer (men’s and women’s) and women’s softball. Northwest is a member of the Mississippi Community/Junior College Association and the national Junior College Athletic Association and is a member of the National Intercollegiate Rodeo Association.

Intramurals
The intramural sports and recreational program is under the Department of Student Affairs. Intramural sports offers recreational and competitive sports activities on the Senatobia campus throughout the school year.  All students are invited and are encouraged to participate in these activities which include volleyball, basketball, softball, flag football, tennis, table tennis, billiards, and card games. Regularly enrolled students are eligible to participate in intramural sports except those students who are members of related varsity teams.

Employment
Northwest Mississippi Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age, disability or status as a veteran or disabled veteran in employment, programs, or provision of services. Compliance with Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 and the Americans with Disabilities Act is coordinated by Mr. Michael Dottorey, Disability Support Services Coordinator, Student Development Center, P.O. Box 5555, Highway 51 North, Senatobia, Mississippi 38668, telephone number 662-562-3309, email address mldottorey@northwestms.edu. Compliance with Title II of the Age Discrimination Act and Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972 is coordinated by Mr. Gary Mosley, Vice President for Fiscal Affairs, James P. McCormick Administration Building, P.O. Box 7017, 4975 Highway 51 North, Senatobia, Mississippi, 38668, telephone number 662-562-3216, email address gtmosley@northwestms.edu.

Reviewed July 16 2013