Admissions

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Fall will be here before you know it! Classes start August 22, but you can register now to get the best selection of classes! Click image to learn more!
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Learn more about DCC and see our beautiful campus! Click the image for more information and schedule your tour.
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Need help with child care costs so you can return to school? Financial resources are available—click on the image to learn how we can help.
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Did you know that 2 out of 3 DCC students graduate with no student loan debt? Financial aid combined with our low tuition make DCC the smart choice.

Registration for Fall Open Now!

We're working hard to help you keep moving forward. Explore the academic, financial and other benefits of attending DCC by participating in an information session or presentation. Sign up today!

Learn More about DCC

We're offering campus tours of our Poughkeepsie, Fishkill and Hudson Valley Regional Airport locations in addition to our virtual information sessions. Click the link above to get to the portal and choose the session you'd like to sign up for. Pre-event health surveys are required to attend the in-person events.

During these sessions, you'll be able to meet with an admissions counselor one-on-one to discuss your specific interests and questions about DCC. You may select an online video conversation or a phone call. Register to schedule an appointment to meet with an admissions counselor virtually. These are not advising appointments. If you need advising, please email act@sunydutchess.edu.

Questions about financial aid, your bill, or student residency requirements? Schedule a phone appointment to meet with a representative either via telephone or Zoom.

Complete the Application Process

This is a hands-on workshop where we'll walk you through the online DCC application. We recommend that you have a computer or tablet for this session as we will be using a browser with multiple tabs open. These workshops are held on Wednesdays at 4 p.m. Click the link above to get to the DCC Admissions Event portal, then find the session you want to sign up for.



In addition, please be aware of the following:

  • After you apply for admission, be sure to check your application status at connect.sunydutchess.edu/status.

  • If you haven’t already sent us your high school transcript, please check with your school counselor to see if it can be sent electronically. If you have credits from another college, please check that college's website and request that your transcripts be sent online.

  • The Testing Center offers on-campus as well as remote placement testing. Visit the Testing Services webpage for more information.

Please take a look at our Admissions Checklist to review what you can do now regarding financial aid, immunization requirements, and important steps you need to take as we approach the new academic year.

We look forward to helping you!

Questions? Please use the online chat box, email the Admissions Office or call us at (845) 431-8010.

Dr. Jessica Geer

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DCC Info Session

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