Know Holmes

Holmes Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award the associate degree and certificates.  Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call (404) 679-4500, or at for questions about the accreditation of Holmes Community College.

The Commission may be contacted to:

  • Learn about the accreditation status of the institution
  • File a third-party comment at the time of the institution's decennial review, or
  • File a complaint against the institution or alleged non-compliance with a standard or requirement.

Inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Holmes Community College, (662) 472-2312, and not to the Commission's office.

Holmes CC serves Attala, Carroll, Choctaw, Grenada, Holmes, Madison, Montgomery, Webster and Yazoo counties.

Goodman Campus

1 Hill Street
P.O. Box 369
Goodman, MS 39079
(662) 472-2312

Ridgeland Campus

412 West Ridgeland Avenue
Ridgeland, MS 39157
(601) 856-5400

Grenada Campus

1060 J K Avent Drive
Grenada, MS 38901
(662) 226-0830

Attala Center (Kosciusko)

620 West Jefferson Street
Kosciusko, MS 39090
(662) 290-0808

Yazoo County Economic Development and Education Center

637 East 15th Street
Yazoo City, MS  39194


Mission Statement

Holmes Community College, a comprehensive public institution located in Central Mississippi, provides innovative educational and cultural opportunities to its constituents through campus-based and distance education programs. The college seeks to prepare its students for university transfer, productive employment and lifelong learning by offering an Associate of Arts degree, Associate of Applied Science degree, technical certificates and career certificates as well as workforce training. Holmes, whose primary commitment is to excellence in all areas, offers affordable, equal access to higher education in an attractive, secure, multi-campus environment.

Vision Statement

Holmes Community College will be a leader in education by serving as a comprehensive, community-oriented institution delivering flexible, responsive programs of the highest quality.

Strategic Initiatives

I. Maintain an environment for continuous accessibility and improvement of the quality of education.

II. Continue to acquire and support appropriate emerging technologies for curricular, instructional and administrative processes.

III. Improve college personnel/student interactions to achieve a higher rate of student success.

IV. Expand and improve the college's infrastructure in support of student services, instructional programs, administrative processes and community services.

V. Improve the college's image by enhancing public relations through communication.

VI. Expand and improve educational partnerships with business/industry and appropriate agencies.