College Fair Set for Oct. 17

October 7, 2016 – The annual College Fair hosted by Dutchess Community College will take place Oct. 17 from 6 to 8 p.m. in Falcon Hall on the main DCC campus in Poughkeepsie. Registration is not required.

Representatives from DCC as well as more than 140 other colleges (in-state and out-of-state, four-year and two-year, public and private) will be on hand to distribute information and answer questions. Technical schools and the armed services also will be present. The event will be an opportunity for high school juniors and seniors, parents, transfer students, adult students, and high school counselors to learn about many different colleges in one convenient location.

The College Fair is co-sponsored by the Dutchess County Counseling Association.

Tours of the DCC campus will be offered at 5 p.m., prior to the event. They will begin at Falcon Hall. To register for a tour, please sign up online here or call (845) 431-8010. Additionally, there will be presentations covering recent changes to the financial aid process at 6:30 and 7 p.m. in Falcon Hall, room 102.

The list of participating colleges – and tips on how to maximize the College Fair experience – can be found here. For more information, call Michelle Diano at (845) 431-8010.

Guests should park in Lot D off Cottage Road (GPS address is 91 Cottage Rd., Poughkeepsie).

Dutchess Community College strives to make its events, performances, and facilities accessible to all. Individuals with disabilities requiring special accommodations must contact the Equal Access Officer at or (845) 431-8670 at least 72 hours in advance of an event. Without sufficient notice, appropriate space/and or assistance may not be available.