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.

Interpreting Your PSAT Score Report Webinar

Learn how to analyze the results of your PSAT with the Summit Educational Group Webinar on Monday, Dec. 14th at 7:00pm.  This webinar will guide you through an indepth look at the report so that students and families have a better understanding of their scores and how this report can best be used to identify student' strengths and areas for future focus. Login here to register. 

The speaker for this webinar is Drew Heilpern, Ph.D., a testing industry expert who works closely with families, schools, and independent educational consultants to help their students navigate the admissions testing process for college.

College Admissions Testing Guide: SAT vs ACT

  • Detailed comparison between the SAT and ACT tests
  • Advice for creating a sane and sensible testing plan
  • Admission facts for most major colleges and universities


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.