Students return to Northwest campus in preparation for fall semester

    Students and instructors are returning to the campuses at Northwest Mississippi Community College as summer comes to an end. The fall 2011 semester begins on Aug. 15. 
Academic division directors and faculty on the Senatobia campus and career and technical faculty at all locations report to work Aug. 8.

    Open registration for day classes (for students who have not previously registered) will be held on Aug. 11-12 from 8:30 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. on all campuses. Evening school registration will be held on Aug. 9-10 from 4:30 p.m.-7 p.m. on all campuses.

    Pre-registered students who have not completed the registration process and paid fees must do so on Aug. 11-12. Classes begin Aug. 15. Late registration will be held Aug. 15-19. Residence halls open for registered students Aug. 10 at 9 a.m.

    Tuition for full-time students is $975 per semester. For full-time out-of-state students, there is an additional fee of $1,000. Cost per semester hour is $85 for part-time in-state students and $165 for part-time out-of-state students.

    As of July 28 all dorms were full, and there is a waiting list.

    Courses will also be offered through Northwest’s eLearning Division. This fall the college will offer approximately 130 courses online. To learn more about Northwest’s eLearning Division and to see the online class schedule, visit

    The annual “Meet the Rangers” night will be on Aug. 15 at 8 p.m. at Bobby Franklin Field in Ranger Stadium. The first home football game is Sept. 1 at 6:30 p.m. when the Rangers take on Pearl River at Franklin Field. The Ranger and Lady Ranger soccer teams’ first home game against Union University will be Aug. 23 on the Northwest soccer field. The women’s game will begin at 2 p.m. and the men’s game starts at 4 p.m.

    For more information on the Fall 2011 semester, contact the college at (662) 562-3200.


    Pictured above:  Members of the 2011 Northwest Mississippi Community College Ranger Marching Band (l-r) Andrew VanVelsor of Senatobia, Jamison Hunter of Southaven and Nic Rier of Olive Branch practice during Percussion Band Camp July 27 on the Senatobia campus. The Ranger Band is under the leadership of Director of Bands John Ungurait and Assistant Director of Bands Ken Ortlepp. Open registration will be held on Aug. 11-12. Classes start Aug. 15. (Photo by Justin Ford)