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East Mississippi Community College

Mission statement 


East Mississippi Community College establishes the standard of excellence for comprehensive community colleges in Mississippi.

East Mississippi Community College is a public community college serving six counties in East Central Mississippi, offering university-parallel programs, career-technical programs, and workforce programs. EMCC is dedicated to improving the quality of life for our students, our community and our personnel through instructional opportunities, with specific focus on a healthy mind, body and spirit.

The fulfillment of our mission is premised on the following values:

  • Leadership built on respect for self and others and demonstrated in our local communities;
  • Excellence in education, service and lifelong learning;
  • Access to instructional opportunities on campus and online; and
  • Freedom in teaching and learning within a supportive, communicative, diverse and caring environment.
East Mississippi Community College
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Main Campus
1512 Kemper Street
PO Box 158
Scooba, MS 39358
(662) 476-8442
Golden Triangle
8731 South Frontage Road
PO Box 100
Mayhew, MS 39753
(662) 243-1900
CAFB Extension Center
81 Fifth Street, Room A
CAFB, MS 39710
(662) 434-2660
NAS Meridian Extension
255 Rosenbaum Ave.
Meridian, MS 39309
(601) 679-3570