From the North (Albany, Syracuse) via the NYS Thruway:
Take the New York State Thruway (I-87). Go south to Exit 18 (New Paltz). Follow directions
below for "From the South/Stewart Airport/Thruway."
From the North via Route 9: Take Route 9 south to Marist College. Make a left at Fulton and a left when Fulton
ends. Make the right onto Cottage Road. Entrance to parking lot D is located on the
From the North (New England) via the Taconic Parkway:
Take the Taconic parkway south to the Route 44/Poughkeepsie exit. Take 44 west and
follow the signs for DCC.
From the East via Route 44/55:Take Route 44 to Poughkeepsie. After Route 44 and Route 55 merge into the three lane
bypass, look for the City of Poughkeepsie 30 MPH sign. Take the next right, Route
115, Innis Avenue. Take a left at the end of Innis till you see the sign for DCC and
make a hard right. Open parking is located in Lot E. To park in Lot E, make a right
into the lot at the light.
From the South (New York airports) via Interstate 684:
Take Interstate 684 north to Interstate 84 west to the Taconic State Parkway. Follow
direction below for From the South via the Taconic Parkway. Take the Taconic parkway
north to the Route 55/Poughkeepsie exit. Follow directions above for "From the East"
via Route 55.
From the South via the Taconic Parkway:
Take the Taconic parkway north to the Route 55/Poughkeepsie exit. Follow directions
above for "From the East via Route 55."
From the South/Stewart Airport/New York State Thruway:
Take the New York State Thruway (87) north to Exit 18. Exit and turn right onto Route
299 east. At the end of 299 turn right onto Route 9W south. Bear right at the signs
for the Mid-Hudson Bridge. Stay in the right lane as you cross the bridge. Exit at
US Route 9 for Wappingers Falls/Hyde Park. Stay on the ramp, which bears left taking
you on a U-turn, and merge right onto Route 9 North - Hyde Park. Proceed north about
2 miles. Make a right at Fulton and a left when Fulton ends. Make the right onto Cottage
Visitor parking is available in both Lots D and E. Entrance to Lot D is located on
Cottage Road and Lot E entrance is located on Creek Road.
To park in Lot E, turn right at end of Cottage Road on to Creek Road, and make a right.
Lot E entrance is located on the left.
Additional open parking is available in Lot A after 4:00 p.m.; entrance is located
on Pendell Rd.
To park in Lot A, turn right at end of Cottage Road continue to Creek Road, and make
a right. Go to the second light, make a right on to Pendell Road and a right at the
Click on the map for more information on parking at Dutchess Community College.