MDCC at the GHEC

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ADMISSIONS

Applications for admission to Mississippi Delta Community College can be submitted in three ways:

Students should have their official high school and/or college transcripts mailed or hand-delivered in a sealed envelope with other documents required for admission.

Applications and other forms are available from the GHEC Counselors: Mrs. Cassandra Atley (662) 332-8250 or Mrs. Pam Venton (662)332-8205. The forms can also be printed from the MDCC website.

MDCC is an approved institution for providing educational training for veterans and GI Bill students.  For more information, click here.

For complete admissions information click here.

ADVISING

Academic advising is provided by GHEC counselors and instructors. Following advising, students will be given a check sheet/degree plan with graduation and transfer to a four-year institution as the end goal.

Student placement in English and Math classes is based on the following ACT sub scores:

Beginning English and Reading 1-13
Intermediate English and Reading 14-16
English Composition I 17+

Beginning Algebra 1-15
Intermediate Algebra 16-18
College Algebra 19+

ATTENDANCE

Regular class attendance is expected of all students. Exceeding the allotted number of absences will result in a student being cut out of class. Students are allowed four absences in classes that meet twice a week and two in classes that meet once a week.

BOOKSTORE SERVICES

Books can be purchased from the GHEC bookstore located in room 114. To contact our bookstore call (662) 332-8856.

BUSINESS OFFICE

The Business Office is responsible for billing and processing of tuition and fee payments, third party billings, and the disbursement of excess financial aid and other funds.

The Business Office is located in the Boggs-Scroggins Student Center on the Moorhead campus. GHEC students can contact the Business Office by calling (662)246-6516 Monday -Thursday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

For a complete fee schedule/payment listing, click here.  Students can make online payments by logging in to their "My Banner" account.  Click here to go to My Banner.

CALENDARS/IMPORTANT DATES

For all events and dates, click here to visit the web calendar.  Subscribe to the calendar, so you won't miss an event or important date!

CAMPUS POLICE

MDCC Campus Police officers are on duty at all times at the Greenville Higher Education Center. The police office is located at the southwest corner of the one-story building. For police assistance contact (662)332-8305 or (662) 379-7305. In case of emergencies, please contact the Campus Police Emergency line at  662-246-8011.

CATALOG/STUDENT HANDBOOK

Click here for the catalog/student handbook. The handbook contains general information about the college, as well as information on student services, instruction, workforce education, alumni, and the foundation.

COMPUTER SERVICES

For help with logging in to your student e-mail account, Banner, or Canvas, contact Computer Services at (662) 246-6330 or click here to visit the Computer Services webpage. Instructions for setting up cell phones to receive school emails can be found at this location.

DISABILITY SERVICES

If a student has a disability that qualifies under the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and requires accommodations, he/she should contact the Office of Student Disabilities Services for information on appropriate policies and procedures.

Contact information
Frances Williams
Phone: 662-246-6251
Fax: 662-246-8627
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eLEARNING

Students may register for eLearning courses at the GHEC. eLearning courses are taught through Canvas at msdelta.instructure.com. For help navigating your eLearning course, contact the Office of eLearning at 662-246-6319.

For complete information click here.

FAMILY EDUCATIONAL RIGHTS & PRIVACY ACT

The method with which Mississippi Delta Community College governs the distribution of student information is based on the Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974 or FERPA. This Act, as amended, established the requirements governing the privacy of student educational records regarding to the release of those records and access to those records. This Act is also known as the Buckley Amendment.

For complete information click here.

FINANCIAL AID

Students should go to the following website to apply for financial aid:

Federal Student Aid:  www.fafsa.ed.gov
State Aid:  http://riseupms.com/state-aid/

For help with completing your FAFSA or general information about Financial Aid, contact Mrs. Cassandra Atley (662) 332-8250 or Mrs. Pam Venton (662)332-8205.

For complete information click here.

FOOD SERVICES

Sodexo’s food court, “Simply-to-Go,” provides a wide variety of hot and cold food options available for purchase between the hours of 8:00 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.

GED CLASSES

The GHEC offers free Adult Basic Education / High School Equivalency classes Monday -Thursday from 8:00 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. and Tuesday and Wednesday evenings from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m.

For information about registering for classes contact Missy Millwood at (662) 580-0722 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

LIBRARY

The Greenville Higher Education Center has a full-service library to help with students’ research needs. School ID’s are required when entering the library.  Visit the library or contact Mrs. Melody Stapleton at (662)-332-8467 or Ms.  Valencia Hamilton at (662)-332-8931 for assistance.

For complete information click here.

MDCC ALERTS

MDCC Alerts is the college notification system that sends instant alerts and time-sensitive messages via email and/or text to inform students of emergencies and campus closings. Registration is free and only takes seconds to complete. To register for GHEC campus alerts, text GHECALERTS to the number 79516.  To register online or if you need technical support for MDCC Alerts, click here.

PHI THETA KAPPA

The Beta Rho Omicron Chapter of Phi Theta Kappa is an international honor society for junior/community colleges. To be eligible for membership, candidates must meet the following criteria:

  • Full or part-time student enrolled in a program of study leading to an A.A. or A.A.S. degree
  • Complete at least 15 academic/technical hours with a cumulative grade point average of 3.5 (general education courses will not be considered)
  • Exhibit superior scholarship and leadership and show evidence of good characterhip

To remain in good standing, a student must maintain a 3.0 cumulative grade point average. Transfer students must complete 15 hours through MDCC before being considered for membership.

All Mississippi universities grant Phi Theta Kappa scholarships for transfer students.

For more information, contact Mrs. Pam Venton, PTK Chapter Advisor at (662)332-8205 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

STUDENT ACTIVITIES

There are a wide variety of activities available for students at the GHEC.  Cookouts and ice cream socials are held at the opening of school, during Homecoming week and Spring Fest week. Certified Nursing Assistant students conduct an annual health fair for students, faculty, and staff.  Phi Theta Kappa sponsors blood drives and programs on breast cancer and heart awareness. GHEC students may participate in all activities on the Moorhead campus also including sporting events, SGA events, homecoming activities, etc.

STUDENT COMPLAINTS/GRIEVANCES

MDCC is committed to creating and maintaining a community where students, faculty, administration, and staff can work together in an atmosphere of mutual respect, functioning in one accord, with institutional policies and procedures. Refer to the procedures outlined in the Catalog/Student Handbook for instructional and non-instructional complaints.

To submit a complaint, click here to complete the online Student Complaint Form.

TUTORIAL SERVICES

Students at the GHEC have access to NetTutor, which is an online service offered to students free of charge through their Canvas account. Just click on the course with which help is needed, click on NetTutor, and get  help from a credentialed professional.  Click here for tutorials and more information about NetTutor.

WITHDRAWAL FROM CLASS

Students may not withdraw from class until the announced 60% date. After that date, students should see their instructor for withdrawal procedures.

Those not completing proper withdrawal procedures will receive a failing grade.

WRITING CENTER

The Writing Center is staffed by English faculty and trained student consultants to assist students with writing assignments in all disciplines. It is located in the office suite on the third floor.