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How to Register for Classes

Registration Information

Register Online:
Click here to register online. This link will take you to the online registration form.

By Phone:
If you hold a American Express, Discover, MasterCard or VISA, call the Community Services Hotline: (845) 431-8910. Hotline hours: 8 a.m. - 8 p.m. Monday - Thursday and 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. on Friday.

By Mail:
Print out the Registration Form from this web site, fill it out, and return with your check, money order, or credit card information to:
Office of Community Services
Dutchess Community College
53 Pendell Road, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601-1595

In Person:
Come to the Office of Community Services, Bowne Hall, Room B118 (Parking Lot A, just off Pendell Road) or DCC South, Wappingers Falls, (845) 298-0755. Please bring exact amount if paying by cash.

Medical Authorization:
When registering a minor (under 18) for non-credit courses, you will be sent an Emergency Medical Authorization Form, which must be completed and brought to the instructor at the first class.

Tuition Refund Policy:
Refunds for withdrawal from non-credit courses will be given if requested prior to the end of the business day preceding the day the course starts. If a refund request is approved for a course, a $10 processing fee will be deducted from the refund.

Refunds for withdrawal from Enrichment or Sports Academies will be given if requested prior to the end of the business day preceding the first day of the academy. If a refund is approved, a $20 fee per section will be assessed. No refunds will be given after the academy week has begun.

Full refunds will be given for all courses and academies that are cancelled by the College.

Notes: *  Please use one registration form per person.
*  Duplicate the registration form if needed.
*  Please write Course CRN Number(s) on checks or list Course Number(s) on purchase orders and vouchers.

Senior Citizen Tuition Policy

Individuals 65 or older may register for a non-credit course for half of the published tuition. A picture ID with your birth date must be presented at the time of the first registration in our office, Bowne Hall, Room 118, Monday through Thursday 9 a.m. - 8 p.m. or Fridays 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. If you prefer you may scan and email your ID along with your registration to: cfregistration@sunydutchess.edu. Thereafter, you may register by mail, fax, or phone at half price.

NOTE: SENIOR CITIZEN TUITION PROGRAM CANNOT BE USED FOR IDP, PRIVATE MUSIC LESSONS, ONLINE OR OTHER ONE-ON-ONE COURSES. Senior discounts cannot be given after the course begins.