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Student Responsibility

While the College attempts to give students proper advice, the individual student is responsible for knowing and following the rules and regulations of the College, as well as her or his program of study.

 

 

Career-Technical Notification

Mississippi Delta Community College offers a variety of academic programs leading to an Associate in Arts degree. Also offered are numerous career and technical programs leading to either a vocational certificate or Associate in Applied Science degree. Mississippi Delta Community College is an “open-door” admissions institution.

Admission requirements for students applying to academic or technical programs:

  • Completed Admission Application
  • Official High School Transcript or GED Score
  • Read and understand the Student/Patron Use Agreement
  • For placement purposes only - if your composite ACT score is less than 16 (12 or better if taken before October 1989), you may be placed in General Education courses.
  • Allied Health and Technical Programs may have additional requirements (contact the department for details).

Admission requirements for students applying to career programs:

  • Completed Admission Application
  • Official High School Transcript
  • Read and understand the Student/Patron Use Agreement
  • High School Graduate, or have successfully taken the GED
 

 

Student Privacy Policy

Statement of Privacy

Mississippi Delta Community College is committed to protecting your privacy while employing technology that gives you a useful and safe online experience. This Statement of Privacy applies to the Mississippi Delta Community College’s Web site, and governs data collection and use for all Mississippi Delta Community College sites and services. Please read the complete Student Privacy Policy to learn additional details about how some of these sites and services protect your personal information.

Personal Information

Mississippi Delta Community College will not disclose your personal information, except as required to do so by law, or in the good faith belief that such action is necessary to: (a) comply with legal process served on Mississippi Delta Community College; (b) protect and defend the rights or property of Mississippi Delta Community College or (c) act in emergency circumstances to protect the personal safety of users of Mississippi Delta Community College, its Web site, or the public.

Under the Federal Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act of 1974, a Student’s academic and financial files at Mississippi Delta Community College will not be released to any third party without the written consent of the Student.

Use of Cookies

Cookies may be used to uniquely identify a user and they may be used to track individual preferences and other information about a web user. Canvas products use this technology to provide secure learning experiences, track usage, and manage application performance. Mississippi Delta Community College will not use cookies to run programs on your computer.

Content and Tools used in conjunction with Canvas products may install additional cookies on your computer. This third party content may include cookies from the content issuer. These third party sites have separate and independent privacy policies. Mississippi Delta Community College therefore has no responsibility or liability for the content and activities of these linked sites. For your protection, the College suggests you review the privacy and security policies of the company websites for each link.

Most Web browsers automatically accept cookies, but you can usually modify your browser setting to decline cookies if you prefer. If you choose to decline cookies, you may not be able to fully experience the interactive features of Canvas or other Web sites you visit.

Links to Other Websites

Mississippi Delta Community College provides links to other websites that may be useful for our students and/or employees. The College cannot make any representation of guarantee regarding the linked sites, their content or their security. For your protection, the College suggests that you review the privacy and security policies of the company websites for each link.

Security of your Personal Information

Mississippi Delta Community College secures your personal information from unauthorized access, use or disclosure. The College secures the personally identifiable information you provide on computer servers in a controlled environment protected from unauthorized access, use, or disclosure. These measures include Secure Socket Layer (SSL) software during the transmission of your information, which encrypts this data. However, we cannot guarantee that your submissions to our website, any content residing on our servers, or any transmissions from our server will be completely secure.

Canvas, and online exams can only be accessed with a valid student identification number. Our Student Information System (SIS), Banner, assigns each student a unique student ID at the point of application. Students may access their personal information via the MyBanner web portal. The portal forces students to change their default password/PIN when logging in for the first time. It is highly recommended that students change their password/PIN to something very secure by utilizing a mixture of letters, numbers and special characters in their password/PIN. Students are responsible for keeping their student PIN number secret and confidential, and for notifying the College if they believe that their student PIN number has been stolen or might otherwise be misused.

Changes to this Statement

Mississippi Delta Community College may occasionally update this Student Privacy Policy, and encourages you to periodically review this Statement to remain informed of how the College is protecting your information.


 

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