Student Consumer Information Guide

Federal Student Disclosure Requirements: In compliance with the federal Higher Education Act of 1965, as amended by the Higher Education Opportunity Act of 2008 (HEOA), Pearl River Community College provides this list of topics for disclosure/compliance/student right-to-know.

This guide is produced by the Office of Institutional Research. Please contact the Office of Institutional Research to request a printed copy.

About the Institution

Pearl River Community College is among the oldest colleges of its kind in the South and is the pioneer public junior college in the state. It has been the pathfinder for advanced education in South Mississippi.

Pearl River Community College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 telephone 404-679-4500, or at http://www.sacscoc.org for questions about the accreditation of Pearl River Community College. The Commission is only to be contacted to learn about the accreditation status of the College, to file a third-party comment at the time of the College’s decennial review, or to file a complaint against the College with evidence that appears to support non-compliance with a standard or requirement. All normal inquiries about the institution, such as admission requirements, financial aid, educational programs, etc., should be addressed directly to Pearl River Community College and not to the Commission’s office.

Pearl River Community College is a member of the American Association of Community and Junior Colleges and the Mississippi Association of Colleges and Universities.

Financial Aid Information

Contact Information for Assistance in Obtaining Institutional or Financial Aid Information

Key Resources at the Poplarville Campus:

Admissions 601-403-1214
Business Office 601-403-1206
Center for Counseling, Placement 601-554-5493
Director of Career Technical Education 601-403-1102
Disability Support 601-403-1060
Financial Aid 601-403-1029
Textbook Store 601-403-1368
Vice President for Poplarville Campus and Hancock Center 601-403-1217
Vice President for General Education and Technology 601-403-1209
Vice President for Community and Economic Development 601-403-1260

Key Resources at the Forrest County Center:

Admissions 601-554-5519
Business Office 601-403-1206
Center for Counseling, Placement 601-403-1250
Disability Support 601-403-1060
Financial Aid 601-403-1029
Textbook Store 601-554-5501
Vice President for Forrest County Operations 601-554-5506
Vice President for Community and Economic Development 601-403-1260

Key Resources at the Hancock Center:

Admissions 228-252-7000
Business Office 228-252-7000
Center for Counseling, Placement 228-252-7000
Dean of Hancock Center 228-252-7000
Disability Support 601-403-1060
Financial Aid 601-403-1029
Textbook Store 228-252-7021
Vice President for Poplarville Campus and Hancock Center 601-403-1217

General Institutional Information

Student Financial Assistance

Health and Safety

Security:

Student Outcomes

Intercollegiate Athletic Program Participation Rates and Financial Support Data (Equity in /Athletics Disclosure Act)

Voter Registration