May 29, 2020  
Student Catalog 2020-2021 
    
Student Catalog 2020-2021

Rights and Policies


Privacy Rights of Parents and Students

Northeast Mississippi Community College complies with all provisions of the federal law entitled, “Privacy Rights of Parents and Students.” Copies of a policy statement indicating the records affected by this law, the student’s rights and obligations, and the college’s rights and obligations may be obtained in the Records Office.

Northeast Mississippi Community College will release directory information about any student unless he/she has notified the Records Office in writing that he/she does not want any such information released. This written request must be filed within two weeks after the student registers. It should be noted that such a request will be followed to the letter. Any future requests from non-college persons or organizations for such directory information will be refused.

Directory information includes the student’s name, address, telephone number, date and place of birth, field of study, participation in officially recognized activities and sports, weight and height of members of athletic teams, dates of attendance, degrees received, honors and awards earned, the most recent educational agency attended by the student, and other similar information. (A complete copy of this policy is available in the Record’s Office.) 

Civil Rights Compliance Policy

In compliance with Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964; Title IX, Educational Amendments of 1972 of the Higher Education Act; Americans with Disabilities Act; and, Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, as amended, the Age Discrimination Act of 1975, the Board of Trustees of Northeast Mississippi Community College hereby adopts a policy assuring that no one shall, on the grounds of race, sex, color, age, creed or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or otherwise be subjected to discrimination in any program or activity of the college.

Northeast Mississippi Community College adheres to the principle of equal educational and employment opportunity without regard to race, sex, color, age, creed, or national origin. This policy includes the qualified handicapped and extends to all programs and activities supported by the college. The Office of the Vice President of Student Services is responsible for the compliance of these policies. The  Vice President of Student Services’ Office can be reached by calling 662-720-7235 or by mail: NEMCC Vice President of Student Services, 101 Cunningham Blvd, Booneville, MS 38829.

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Tobacco-Free Environment

In order to promote a healthy environment for students, staff, faculty and visitors, Northeast Mississippi Community College is tobacco-free on all campuses. The use of tobacco and electronic cigarettes and smoking devices is not permitted on any Northeast Mississippi Community College-owned property, which includes but is not limited to buildings, grounds, parking areas, walkways, recreational and sporting facilities and college-owned vehicles.
 
This policy applies to faculty, staff, students, contractors, vendors and visitors. The use of tobacco, including smoking, is prohibited in college facilities, outdoor areas and college- owned vehicles, including Booneville, Corinth, and New Albany campuses.
 
Effective January 1, 2012.