Your Student Success Team

Here at DCC, we take great pride and personal interest in your success. Whether you are taking classes in-person or online, you’ll receive one-on-one attention from our experienced faculty and staff. They’ll be there every step of the way to answer your questions and offer professional guidance. You’ll also have access to a range of academic and support services resources — including advising, tutoring, career and transfer guidance — at no extra cost. 

Here are just a few of the resources and how you can connect with them: 

The Academic, Career and Transfer Center (ACT)  

WHAT

Helps you choose a major, design an achievable academic plan, and offer guidance on meeting your transfer or career preparation goals. 

HOW

In-Person: Sign-in on your phone or smart device to meet with an academic coach using the QR code posted at the ACT entrance. You can also make an advising appointment with your academic coach through Starfish in myDCC. 
Zoomhttps://www.sunydutchess.edu/dropin  
EmailACT@sunydutchess.edu or email your ACT academic coach. 
Phone: (845) 431-8600 

WHEN

8:30 a.m.-3:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday  
10:30 a.m.- 3 p.m. Friday 

WHERE

Room 301, Orcutt Student Services Center 

WEBSITE

www.sunydutchess.edu/act 

Office of Accommodative Services 

WHAT

Provides accessibility services and advocacy resources for individuals with disabilities. 

HOW

Zoom: by appointment
In-person:
Email: accommodativeservices@sunydutchess.edu 
Phone: (845) 431-8055 

WHEN

9 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday through Friday 

WHERE

Room 103, Orcutt Student Services Center 

WEBSITE

https://www.sunydutchess.edu/academics/accommodative/  

Student Financial Services 

WHAT:  

Helps you figure out how to pay for college through financial aid, scholarships, grants and loans.  

HOW

In-person:  
Check in at www.sunydutchess.edu/goSFS on your phone or through the SFS queue kiosk. 
Wait for the text directing you to the next available SFS rep. 
Zoom and phone appointments: https://dutchesscommunitycollege5374.setmore.com/ 
Email: financialservices@sunydutchess.edu 
Phone: (845) 431-8060 

WHEN: 

8 a.m.-5 p.m. Monday, Wednesday through Friday 
8 a.m.-7 p.m. Tuesday 

WHERE: 

Room 202, Orcutt Student Services Center 

WEBSITE

www.sunydutchess.edu/financial  

Testing Services  

WHAT:  

Assists you with placement, proficiency and makeup tests. 

HOW:  

In-person:  
Poughkeepsie: walk-in during office hours  
DCC@Fishkill: walk-in during office hours 
Email: DCCProctor@sunydutchess.edu  
Phone: (845) 790-3733  

WHEN: 

Poughkeepsie 
9 a.m. - 3 p.m. Monday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday  
9 a.m.-6 p.m. Tuesday 

Remote (online) 
Available upon request:
Email: DCCProctor@sunydutchess.edu  
Phone: (845) 790-3733  

DCC@Fishkill 
Call (845) 790-3610 or visit the Main Office.

WHERE: 

Poughkeepsie 
Room 104, Orcutt Student Services Center  

DCC@Fishkill 
Main Office 

WEBSITE:  

www.sunydutchess.edu/testing  

DCC CARES 

WHAT

Guides students to financial, food security and family care support.  

HOW

In-person by appointment: Contact Diana Kiernan at diana.kiernan@sunydutchess.edu or (845) 431-8976. 
Email: Dcccares@sunydutchess.edu 
Phone: (845) 431-8973 or (845) 431-8976 

WHEN

9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday 

WEBSITE

www.sunydutchess.edu/DCCcares   

DutchessCounseling 

WHAT:  

Free, confidential mental health telecounseling from anywhere in the US. 

HOW:  

Register at dutchesscounseling.com using your DCC email. 
Access mental health services in two ways: 
TalkNow: 24/7, on-demand access to a mental health professional to talk about anything at anytime 
Scheduled Counseling: set up an appointment to speak to a licensed counselor. 

WHEN

24 hours a day, every day 

WEBSITE

www.sunydutchess.edu/counseling