Dutchess Community College – which already has the lowest tuition in the state, at
$2,175 per semester -- is now more affordable than ever! Enroll full time in a degree
or certificate program this fall and get up to $500 to help pay for textbooks, technology,
transportation, housing, food, childcare and other necessities. Part-time students
enrolled in six to 11 credits may receive $250.
DCC is excited to make these CARES Emergency Grant Funds available through the federal
CARES Act, designed to help students pursue a higher education this year despite the
emotional, physical and financial impact Covid-19 has had on them and their families.
The funds for fall will be distributed to students through direct deposit or check
You’ll want to take advantage of this program right away! If you have not already
applied to DCC for the fall, click here to get started; the semester is underway! We’ll be in touch within a few days about next steps,
including how to register for classes and apply for the CARES Emergency Grant Funds.
In the meantime, you’ll need to complete your FAFSA, which is a requirement of the program.
Learn more about this great opportunity! If you need more information on this program, email firstname.lastname@example.org.
For more information about our fall reopening plans, please click here.
Per federal requirements, please note that as of 8/17/2020, DCC has disbursed $915,05 of the Student Higher Education Emergency Relief Funds for the Spring 2020 semester.
- Tier 1 for Spring 2020: 863 students disbursed amount of $850.00 each for a total of $733,550.00 as of 08/17/2020.
- Tier 2 for Spring 2020: 363 students disbursed amount of $500.00 each for a total of $181,500.00 as of 08/17/2020.