Admissions Checklist: Returning DCC Students

If it has been two or more semesters since you have taken classes at DCC and you want to resume your degree program, you will need to apply for re-admission.

This is the application to complete if you have been told that you have a readmit hold.

1. Complete Your Re-admission Application

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Review Your Application Status Online After You Apply

2. Submit Official Transcripts

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If you have attended another institution since you last attended DCC, request that transcripts be sent from that college. You may be asked to provide proof of high school graduation if this is not already in our records.

 

3. Apply for Financial Aid (if applicable)

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4. Take Academic Placement Tests (if applicable)

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Based on how long it has been since you last attended, you may be asked to take the placement test. Do not take the test until we review all transcripts. Students who need testing accommodations must contact the Office of Accommodative Services at (845) 431-8055 prior to taking the placement test.

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5. Clear Your Holds and Register for Classes

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You will be informed if there are holds on your account preventing registration. These could include an outstanding balance or proof of immunization.

Applicants who meet all requirements and have no holds on their records will be invited to register for classes with an academic coach from the Academic, Career and Transfer Center.

Check your myDCC account after registering for classes to access your bill.

6. Apply for Housing (if applicable)

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Combine the quality, affordability and other benefits of a DCC education with the experience of living away at college! Make lifelong friends and have quick access to classes, student support services, dining services, the fitness center and all of the exciting on-campus activities and events. You'll have an opportunity to apply for housing through your myDCC account. Click here for more information.

7. Make Payment Arrangements

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After signing up for classes, be sure to make payment arrangements to secure your schedule. If you do not make any arrangement, you run the risk of being dropped from your class(es).

Information regarding payments is through our Student Financial Services Office and can be found here.

You should provide Proof of NYS/County Residency: All NYS residents are required to prove their residency to be charged in-state tuition. 

8. After You've Paid Your Bill...

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Get your DCC ID card and parking permit: Students may obtain these by bringing their schedule and photo ID to the Security Office (Room 114 – Student Services Center).

Provide Proof of NYS/County Residency: All NYS residents are required to prove their residency to be charged in-state tuition. 

Be sure to use your myDCC email account for all communication with the college and check it often!

Add your DCC email to your phone to keep aware of important messages.