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Congratulations on your decision to attend DCC!

The easiest way to apply is online. Click on the appropriate link to access the correct application based on your plans.

New and Transfer Degree-Seeking Student– You wish to attend college and would like to enroll in a degree or certificate program.  You may also submit the print version of the admissions application.   

Readmitted Student You have been away from the college two or more consecutive semesters and were previously matriculated (degree-seeking) and wish to re-enter as a degree-seeking student. This is the application to complete if you have been told that you have a readmit hold.

Part-Time Non-Degree Study – You are not interested in receiving a degree or financial aid from Dutchess Community College and wish to attend as a as a part-time student (11 or fewer credits). In addition, students attending another college who wish to take summer or winter courses at DCC should choose this link. You may also view and print the non-matriculated student information form.

X-College Connection (HS Only) – You have been approved to take a DCC course at your high school and were told you needed to complete the online application.


The Jeanne Clery Disclosure of Campus Security Policy and Campus Crime Statistics Act, or Clery Act, mandates that all Title IV institutions, without exception, prepare, publish and distribute an Annual Security Report. This report consists of two basic parts: disclosure of the College's crime statistics for the past three years; and disclosures regarding the College's current campus security policies. The Dutchess Community College Annual Security Report is available in portable document format [PDF] by clicking here.



Office of Admissions

Orcutt Student Services Center
Room 101
53 Pendell Road
Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
(845) 431-8010