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Publication of Accreditation Status

Holmes Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges (SACSCOC) to award associateĀ degrees and certificates. Holmes Community College also may offer credentials such as certificates and diplomas at approved degree levels. Questions about the accreditation of Holmes Community College may be directed in writing to the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges atĀ 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, GA 30033-4097, by calling (404) 679-4500, or by using information available on SACSCOC’s website (

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

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.