The Office of Academic Support Services provides a variety of services to students, potential students, faculty, staff, and graduates of the institution including academic assessment and placement services, services for students living with disabilities, and civil rights compliance.

This office is available to provide students with strategies and opportunities in a safe, respectful, and confidential environment. The services provided are designed to help students discover themselves, develop life-long learning skills and to achieve academic success. The Office of Academic Support Services provides services to students on a short-term basis only. Students who require long-term services are referred to agencies outside of the institution.


The Office of Academic Support Services provides academic placement testing services and academic assessment testing services. The Academic Support Services Officer administers the COMPASS TEST, which is a Computer Adaptive Placement Assessment and Support instrument that was developed by ACT to help postsecondary institutions place students into appropriate course levels. In addition to the COMPASS, the Academic Support Services Officer administers the Collegiate Assessment of Academic Proficiency (CAAP), which is a standardized, nationally-normed assessment program from ACT that enables postsecondary institutions to assessevaluate, andenhance the outcomes of their general education programs. 


Coahoma Community College is an equal opportunity institution in accordance with civil rights and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, or other factors prohibited by law in any of its educational programs, activities and employment opportunities. The following person has been designated to handle inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies: Wanda G. Holmes, Director of Human Resources/Coordinator for 504/ADA, Title IX Compliance Officer, Office #A100, Vivian M. Presley Administration Building, 3240 Friars Point Road, Clarksdale, Mississippi 38614, Phone: (662)621-4853, Email: