College Planning

Important Information Regarding Applying to Dutchess Community College

Dutchess Community College is offering daily virtual or phone appointments with admissions counselors, as well as online admission information sessions twice a week for prospective students. Students can visit and click the Visit DCC tab to register for a session.

Students that would like to apply to DCC are encouraged to complete the online application. Please click here for a helpful video on how to apply.

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DCC has announced that the their Pilot Program is partnering with the US Aviation Academy for fixed- wing training at the Hudson Valley Regional Airport. Students will be able to go from private pilot to Certified Flight Instructor and there are pathway programs for employment with United, Envoy (American), and Southwest Airlines. We also offer helicopter training at Stewart Airport through Independent Helicopters.