Affirmative Action Plan

The Board of Trustees of Mississippi Delta Community College has adopted a policy that assures that no person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, race, color or national origin be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subject to discrimination under any education program or activity of the College. Further, this applies to any educational or employment opportunity associated with Mississippi Delta Community College. This policy is extended to qualified persons with disabilities and to all program and activities of the College

The above described policy was adopted in response to the regulations of Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, and the Rehabilitation Act of 1973.


Privacy Rights of Parents and Students

Mississippi Delta Community College protects the privacy rights of parents and students as dictated by the 1974 General Education Provisions Act and all subsequent revisions. 

The Office of Admissions and Records prepares and maintains a permanent scholastic record for each student. These records are treated with due regard to the personal nature of the information they contain. The records are the property of the College. 

The Director of Admissions and Records will honor a student’s written request that his/her official academic record not be released or information contained in his/her record not be disclosed. Unless there is a written request to the contrary, the following information will be made available to parents, spouses, prospective employers, government security agencies, previous schools attended, campus organizations which require minimum scholastic averages for memberships and organizations awarding financial assistance (grants, scholarships and loans): name, date, place of birth, address, dates of attendance and major field of study. 

Transcripts are released only at the written request of the student.


Americans with Disabilities Act

Mississippi Delta Community College abides by the regulations outlined in the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA). The College does not discriminate against any qualified individual with a disability in regard to employment, transportation, accommodations or telecommunications. This policy incorporates the provisions of the Title VI of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended by the Civil Rights Act of 1991, Section 505 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973; Title 11 of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, as amended, and the Communications Act of 1934.


MDCC Non-Discrimination Statement and Contact

Mississippi Delta Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: The Associate VP for Institutional Effectiveness, Stauffer-Wood Administration Building, P.O. Box 668, Moorhead, MS 38761, 662-246-6558.