Orientation will give new students a head start on the college experience. It is a comprehensive opportunity designed specifically for the first-time freshman, to provide information to ease the transition into college life and introduce the college’s goals, mission, policies, admission requirements, and programs of study.
Orientation is scheduled over the course of two days and will allow students and their parents the opportunity to stay in our residence halls overnight. Students are required to attend all scheduled events (on time) on both days in order to register for fall classes at the end of the second day.
Students who have taken the ACT/SAT and have sub-scores in English below 15, Reading below 15, and/or Math below 16 will have an opportunity to take the Placement Test (optional).
Why do Parents need to come?
There are special sessions designed just for parents. These sessions are specifically designed to address questions and concerns that parents have about admissions, academics, housing, financial aid, fees, expenses, student life, athletics, student health, insurance, etc. The overnight stay will afford parents the opportunity to capture the safe and orderly environment and campus life that students experience at Coahoma Community College.
What do I Bring to Orientation?
- Current I.D.
- Overnight luxuries/toiletries
- Casual Clothing
- Towels/ Shower shoes
(no halters, tube tops, shorty shorts, sleeveless t-shirts, sagging pants, doo-rags)
|11:00-1:00 p.m.||Check-In (Pinnacle Lobby)|
|1:00 p.m.||General Session (Pinnacle|
|2:15 p.m.||Student Services
|3:00 p.m.||Coahoma Fair|
|4:00 p.m.||Team Building|
|5:00 p.m.||Student Cook-In (Pinnacle Lobby)
Parents' Reception (The Gallery)
|6:15 p.m.||Gender Gap (Georgia Lewis Theater)|
|7:00 p.m.||"So You Think You Got Talent"
(Georgia Lewis Theater)
|7:00-8:00 a.m.||Breakfast (Pinnacle Lobby)|
|8:00 a.m.||Testing (Curry Hall)|
|8:30 a.m.||Campus Life (Pinnacle)|
|9:00 a.m.||Parent Meeting (Pinnacle)|
|10:00 a.m.||Registration (Reid Gymnasium)|
- Completed Application
- Official transcript from High School/or Official GED from acquired state
- ACT scores if under the age of 21
- Copy of signed social security card
Financial Aid Requirements
What is required for the Financial Aid Office to process the 2013-2014 FAFSA for students?
Student and parent(s) who filed a 2012 Tax Return will need to request from IRS their 2012 IRS tax return transcript(s) online at www.IRS.gov, or call 1-800-829-1040.
What is required for students to apply for 2013-2014 FAFSA online, or use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool?
Students and parents must have a Federal Student Aid Pin Number, accessible at www.pin.ed.gov.
Students who have filed the 2013-14 FAFSA, and did not use the IRS data retrieval tool:
Go to www.fafsa.gov
Log into your FAFSA record
Select “Make FAFSA Corrections”
Navigate to the Financial Information section of the form
Use the IRS Data Retrieval Tool to transfer 2012 IRS income tax information into your FAFSA
Housing for the 2013-2014 Academic Year
Coahoma Community College will have a male residence hall and a female residence hall available for Fall 2013. There is a $100 (check or money order only) due at the time the Housing Application is submitted. Your 2013 FAFSA must be completed to be assigned a room. Space is limited due to availablity of room.
If you have questions or need more information please call us at:
Orientation: (662) 621-4155
Admissions: (662) 621-4295
Financial Aid: (662) 621-4200
Housing: (662) 621-4039 or 902-5859
Athletics: (662) 621-4223
Band: (662) 621-4147
Choral: (662) 621-4212