Fall second mini-term session announced

Looking for a quick way to get some college credit? Northwest Mississippi Community College may have the answer for you. Northwest’s eight-week mini-terms are available on all campuses and online.

Mini-terms were developed for students who wish to take courses over an eight-week span, instead of a traditional semester. Students who want to expedite their degree plan to graduate early, those who need to retake a class or those who want to come back to college to finish that last class toward a degree may take advantage of these courses.

The second session of Northwest’s fall on-campus mini-terms will be held from Oct. 16 to Dec. 13.

Open registration for the on-campus second fall mini-term session will be held Thursday, Oct. 10 through Friday, Oct. 11. Interested current students should see an adviser or go to myNWCC to register, and new students should contact the Recruiting Office at 662-562-3222 or recruiting@northwestms.edu, the Student Development Centers at the main campus (Tate Hall) in Senatobia and DeSoto Center, or the center dean (Lafayette-Yalobusha Technical Center). Late registration will begin on Wednesday, Oct. 16 and continue through Friday, Oct. 18.

The college will be closed Monday, Nov. 25 – Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holidays, and classes will resume on Monday, Dec. 2. Final exams for second mini-term classes are Monday, Dec. 9 – Friday, Dec. 13.

The second session of Northwest’s fall online mini-terms, offered through the college’s eLearning Office, will be held from Oct. 21- Dec. 12.

Open registration for the online second fall mini-term session will be held on Friday, Oct. 18. Current students should see an adviser to register or contact the Recruiting Office for new admissions.

Online classes begin on Monday, Oct. 21, and Friday, Oct. 25 is the last day to register for the second online mini-term sessions. The college’s offices will be closed Monday, Nov. 25- Friday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holidays, but online classes will continue. Final exams for the second online mini-term will be Monday, Dec. 2-Friday, Dec. 6.

Northwest will offer nearly 40 on-campus classes and 60 online classes during the second mini-term session. Classes include Accounting, Beginning, Intermediate and College Algebra, Art Appreciation, Microsoft Word, Computer Concepts, American History, Music Appreciation, Public Speaking, Sociology, Economics, Psychology, Biology, English Composition, Literature and many others.

For a complete list of the classes to be offered, visit northwestms.edu and click on “MyNWCC.” Click on “Course Schedules” and select days or classes.

For more information on mini-term classes visit the college’s website at northwestms.edu.

For more information on classes at the DeSoto Center, call the Student Development Center at 662-996-1924 or email desoto@northwestms.edu. For information on the Oxford campus, call 662-236-2023. For information on online classes, contact eLearning at 662-560-5230.

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