ACADEMIC SUPPORT SERVICES
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 assess, evaluate, and enhance the outcomes of their general education programs.
The Academic Support Services Officer also serves as the ADA/504 Coordinator. In that capacity, the Academic Support Services Officer provides reasonable accommodations to students living with a documented disability allowing them to receive equal access to educational programs, services, and facilities.
The Academic Support Services Officer also serves as the Office of Civil Rights Compliance Officer. In that capacity, the Academic Support Services Officer serves as an advocate against sexually harassment or discrimination because of a student’s race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in any of the institution’s programs or activities.
The Academic Support Services Officer/ADA/504 Coordinator/Title IX and the Office of Civil Rights Compliance Officer office is located on the second floor of Whiteside Hall office, 210-A.
Evelyn Washington serves as the Academic Support Services Officer/ADA/504 Coordinator/Title IX and the Compliance Officer.
COAHOMA COMMUNITY COLLEGE COMPLIANCE STATEMENT
Coahoma Community College does not discriminate on the grounds of race, color, national origin, sex, disability, or age in its programs and activities. The following person has been designated to handle inquires regarding the non-discrimination policies: Evelyn Washington, Coordinator for section 504/ADA; Title IX; 3240 Friars Point Road Clarksdale, MS 38614, Telephone # (662)621-4148 Email:firstname.lastname@example.org; Office location: 2nd Floor Whiteside Hall, Office #210-A