Adult Education

Information

Pearl River Community College offers  free Adult Education classes for anyone 17 years or older who is not enrolled in high school.

Day and night classes are available in most areas, as well as distance learning options.

Fill out our online form  to register for classes

To schedule your August Orientation,
call 601-554-5551 or 601-403-1439

Location 

Dates 

Hattiesburg 
PRCC Woodall Center 
906 Sullivan Drive 
(601) 554-5551 
(Behind Forrest County 
Multipurpose Center) 

Orientations are scheduled weekly. Call today to reserve your spot. 
To schedule your orientation appointment, call Beverly at (601) 554-5551. 

Hattiesburg Class Schedule:

Morning Classes: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 12noon

Afternoon Classes: Monday & Wednesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Evening Classes: Tuesday & Thursday 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Open Lab: Friday 8:00am – 12noon

**English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes offered:

Morning Classes: Monday & Wednesday 8:00am – 12noon

Evening Classes: Tuesday & Thursday: 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Columbia 

Carl Loftin Career & Technology Center
Highway 13 South 
(601) 403-1810 

Wednesday at 1:30 pm 
To schedule your orientation appointment, call Gail at (601) 403-1439. 

Columbia Class Schedule:

Morning Classes: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 12noon

Afternoon Classes: Tuesday & Thursday 2:00pm – 6:00pm

Poplarville 
PRCC Poplarville Campus 
Jeff Davis Hall, 2nd Floor 
(601) 403-1439 

Wednesday at 1:30 pm    
To schedule your Orientation appointment, call Gail at (601) 403-1439. 

Poplarville Class Schedule:

 Morning Classes: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 12noon

Evening Classes: Tuesday & Thursday 3:00pm – 7:00pm

Open Lab: Monday & Wednesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

**English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes Offered:

Morning Classes: Monday & Thursday 8:30am – 11:30am

Evening Classes: Tuesday & Thursday 4:30pm – 8:00pm

 

Hancock County 
PRCC Hancock Campus 
Waveland 
(228) 252-7010 

Friday at 9:00 am 
To schedule your orientation appointment, call Vicki at (228) 252-7010. 

Hancock County Class Schedule:

Morning Classes: Monday – Thursday 8:30am – 12:30pm

Afternoon Classes: Monday & Wednesday 1:00pm – 5:00pm

Open Lab: Tuesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

Picayune 
Picayune WIN Job Center 
2005 Wildwood Road, Picayune 
(601) 798-3472 

To schedule your appointment, stop by the Picayune WIN Job Center or call Darby at 601-229-0595.

Picayune Class Schedule:

Morning Classes: Monday – Thursday 8:00am – 12noon

Afternoon Classes: Monday – Thursday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

**English as a Second Language (ESL) Classes offered:

Afternoon Classes: Monday & Wednesday 1:00pm – 4:00pm

  • Earn a High School Equivalency (HSE) Diploma
  • Improve basic skills in Reading, Math, & Writing
  • Earn a Career Ready Certificate
  • Explore Career Technical Education or Workforce options
  • Learn to speak and write in the English Language

Adult Basic Education, a tuition-free program, offers adults the opportunity to prepare for a high school equivalency exam (GED or HiSet), college entrance, career-technical education, or career readiness skills. The ABE Program offers class instruction in small groups, tutorial services, and computer-based learning.

Criteria to enter the program:

· Must be 17 years old and not currently enrolled in school
(17-year-olds need a withdrawal form from the last school attended)
· Must attend orientation at one of our 5 locations
· No more than 4 absences in the semester term

When Can I Enroll?

Enrollment for Adult Education/HSE prep classes is held through a registration process on a weekly basis. 
Call 601-554-5551 today to reserve your spot.

* Students must attend a face-to-face orientation and complete the required assessments for class enrollment. 

TABE is an assessment showing what basic skills need to be taught for HSE preparation.

Pearl River Community College offers equal education and employment opportunities.  The College does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, veteran status, or disability.  For inquiries regarding the non-discrimination policies or to request accommodations, special assistance, or alternate format publications, contact Eddie Sandifer, ADA Coordinator, 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1215 or for inquires on Title IX, contact Alexandra Kennedy, Director of Resident and Student Life at 101 Hwy 11 N., Poplarville, MS 39470 or 601-403-1546.