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Holmes CARES

Over this past year, Holmes Community College has reimbursed our students affected by COVID an additional $3.5 million in aid. We helped our students when they needed it most. Our giving began in Spring 2020 during the height of uncertainty caused by the pandemic.

During Spring 2020, our full-time students received $900 and part-time students received $75/credit hour. For Spring 2021, full-time students received $720 funds and part-time students received $60/credit hour. Each Holmes student who completed the FAFSA received funds; therefore, we encourage all students to complete the FAFSA to be eligible for any future CARES Act funds. When completing the FAFSA, students will need Holmes’ Office of Postsecondary Education Identification Code (OPE I.D. = 002408).

Summer terms are PELL eligible and the qualifying funds often fully cover summer tuition. We have always been here for our students. Until the CARES Act funds are exhausted, our Holmes Family will be responding to students needs according to the regulations set forth. There truly is No Place Like Holmes!


Holmes Community College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion,
national origin, sex, age, disability or genetic information in its educational programs and activities,
employment practices, or admissions processes. The following administrators have been designated to handle
inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies of Holmes Community College:

Inquiries regarding compliance with Title VI, ADEA, and Title IX are coordinated by the Vice President for
Compliance and Institutional Research, Henry B. McClellan Administration Building, Post Office Box 369,
Goodman, MS 39079, Phone: 662-472-9429,

Inquiries regarding compliance with Section 504 and ADA are coordinated by the Disability Student Services
Coordinator, M.R. Thorne Vocational-Technical Building, Room 110, Post Office Box 369, Goodman, MS 39079,
Phone: 662-472-9088,
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