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Tests for Courses Using Approved Accommodations

Notice: The Testing Center at the Poughkeepsie campus is under a phased reopening based on the guidance of SUNY, New York State, Dutchess County, and Dutchess Community College administration. Face mask, photo ID, and completed health screening questionnaire, will be required when coming on campus. Appointments are required; the College is not permitted to proctor walk-in testing at this time. Due to social distancing, ONLY the student will be allowed into the Testing Center at the appointment time. Currently, there is no availability for testing at Dutchess @ Fishkill. The College also continues to administer tests remotely (online).

Testing Accommodations

All accommodations MUST be approved by the Office of Accommodative Services prior to scheduling course tests with the Testing Center.

On-campus Testing at DCC Poughkeepsie ONLY:

On-campus hours are

  • Monday and Friday – 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Thursday – 1:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Click here to schedule a test ON CAMPUS.

Please click on “On-Campus Testing Appointment Sign-Up Instructions” under the “Learn More” section for full instructions on how to schedule a test on campus

Remote (Online) Testing:

Remote (online) hours are:

  • Monday, Thursday, and Friday: 9:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m.

  • Tuesday and Wednesday: 10:30 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Appointments are required for all remote tests. Appointments must be scheduled a minimum of two days (48 hours) prior to the desired test date. Appointments are in 90-minute blocks of time. If more time is needed for a test, students should book multiple consecutive appointments. Students will need access to a computer  that has a web camera and a microphone to take a test remotely (online). Valid photo ID is also required.

Click here to schedule to take a test REMOTELY (ONLINE).

Please click on “Remote Testing Appointment Sign-Up Instructions” under the “Learn More” section for full instructions on how to schedule a test remotely (online).

Contact accommodativeservices@sunydutchess.edu for information regarding documentation requirements needed to establish accommodations. Students will be notified in writing of approved accommodations. 

Students must forward their electronic copy of the accommodation letter to the Testing Center at DCCProctor@sunydutchess.edu before scheduling a testing appointment.

Accommodations are not retroactive. Students who choose to take a test without accommodations may not re-take the test with accommodations.

Standard information below may vary during the COVID-19 pandemic remote teaching and learning period.


Students with disabling conditions who believe that they may need testing accommodations are encouraged to contact The Office of Accommodative Services at accommodativeservices@sunydutchess.edu as soon as possible to better ensure that such accommodations are implemented in a timely fashion. For more information, visit their page at www.sunydutchess.edu/oas. Students who have approved testing accommodations through the Office of Accommodative Services should bring the Accommodation Letter to the Testing Center as well as provide a copy to each course instructor.

Scheduling an Appointment Utilizing Testing Accommodations

Students who need to use the Testing Center for an exam should schedule an appointment with the Testing Center at least two days in advance of the testing date to secure a seat. Schedule an appointment by clicking here. Students should make this appointment for the time when the rest of the class is scheduled to test. If this is not possible, students are to speak to their instructor to ensure an alternate time is acceptable. Once students make an appointment with the Testing Center, please inform the course instructor.

Photo ID required for testing.