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Important Updates for Credit-Free Classes

See below for important credit-free class information as of 5/20. Please check back frequently for updates.

Payment plans:

If you are currently on a payment plan and you would like to request a temporary pause as a result of financial impacts you may be experiencing due to the current Coronavirus crisis, you may request a one-month delay. Please email the Student Financial Services office to make this request: financialservices@sunydutchess.edu

Be sure to include your full name, the course you are enrolled in, and specify if you would like this month’s payment moved to a different date or split between the remaining payments on your plan.

Course updates, changes, and cancellations:

High School Equivalency (HSE) classes will be offered remotely this summer. The next class starts on 5/18. Our registration process is also now online. If you have questions, we can help. Call: (845) 790-3590 and leave a message. Your call will be returned shortly. You may also email hse@sunydutchess.edu.

Clases de HSE se ofrecerán en línea este verano. La próxima clase comienza el 5/18. Nuestro proceso de registración también será en línea. Si tiene preguntas, podemos ayudar. Llama (845) 790-3590, email hse@sunydutchess.edu.

English Language (ESL) classes will be offered remotely this summer. Our registration process is also now online. If you have questions, we can help. Call (845) 790-3590 and leave a message. Your call will be returned shortly. You may also email esl@sunydutchess.edu.

Clases de ESL se ofrecerán en línea este verano. Nuestro proceso de registración también será en línea. Si tiene preguntas, podemos ayudar. Llama (845) 790-3590, email esl@sunydutchess.edu.

Certified Nurse Assistant (CNA) classes will be offered in a hybrid format this summer. The next class starts on 7/6. Lecture hours will be offered online, while skill labs will be held in-person, adhering to appropriate social distancing guidelines. Register to attend one of our upcoming orientation sessions here! If you have any questions, contact the program coordinator, Professor Grutzner, at grutzner@sunydutchess.edu.

If you are a student from a previous cohort looking to finish your clinical hours or find local employment, reach out to Professor Grutzner about opportunities available during the current Coronavirus crisis.

CASAC 103 -Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counseling Part 2 (75 hours) – The New York State Office of Addiction Services and Supports (OASAS) requires 350 education hours in order to receive a CASAC-T (Credentialed Alcoholism and Substance Abuse Counselor) credential. CASAC 103 is one of five courses offered in the non-credit CASAC program. Classes can be taken in any order; they do not have to be taken sequentially. CASAC 103 is offering live online instruction on Zoom. Remote instruction has already begun for the summer term, but check back in July for fall course offerings.

Emergency Medical Technician – Original (Day Class Only) – will commence on 5/26. Priority enrollment will be given to students with a declared Paramedic major. If you are interested in EMT Training, you must email Lori Pohill at polhill@sunydutchess.edu.The didactic portion of the class will be offered via synchronous online sessions. Labs will be conducted in-person starting in July, preparing students for the NYS practical exam in August. If labs cannot be conducted within the scheduled timeframe, the course will be extended beyond August, until all NYS requirements are met. If you need to speak to someone in the EMS Office, email Bernadette Cekuta at cekuta@sunydutchess.edu.

AHA/NAEMT Courses – All in-person courses through July 1 have been cancelled. Currently, all AHA certification expiration dates have been extended for 120 days and all NAEMT expirations have been extended for 90 days. The EMS Office will work with individual students to offer online training when possible. Please contact Valerie Pagliaro at Valerie.tarbay@sunydutchess.edu for further information and details on scheduling.

Security Guard Trainings –The 8-hour Pre-Assignment Trainings (6/13 and 7/25) will be offered remotely using Zoom and Blackboard. All other trainings (8-hour Annual In-Service and 16-hour On-the-Job) will run on campus as scheduled, adhering to appropriate social distancing guidelines. If you have any questions, contact the program coordinator, Professor Gasparini, at janay.gasparini@sunydutchess.edu.

Driver Education – All in-person Driver Education programs are cancelled through the end of June. Please check back for updated information at that time. We look forward to serving you in the future.

The Defensive Driving course can now be taken online, on your own time! This class is offered in both English and Spanish.

To register in English, click here. You will be prompted to create an account, select the course, and pay using a credit or debit card.

If you have already registered and need to login to access your account, click here (English). Enter promo code DCCMAY before 5/31 for a $5.00 discount!

¡El curso de Manejo Defensivo ahora se puede tomar en línea, en su propio tiempo! Esta clase se ofrece en inglés y español.

Pulse aquí para registrarse. Se le pedirá que cree una cuenta, seleccione el curso y pague con una tarjeta de crédito o débito.

Si ya se ha registrado y necesita iniciar una sesión para acceder a su cuenta, haga clic aquí.

Use el código DCCMAY antes del 5/31 para un descuento de $5.00.

DCC Academy of Music has moved all individual lessons and group classes to an online format for the summer term. Please contact Laura or Christian at (845) 431-8916 or laura.doe@sunydutchess.edu. To learn more about our approach to music online, visit the Academy of Music. For more information on how to register for lessons, click here.

Please check back frequently for updates.