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Hudson Valley Community College to Host Instant Admission Day on Wednesday, April 21
Potential students also can register for Summer sessions

CONTACT: Janine Kava (518) 629-8071 or (518) 629-8085
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, Thursday, April 15, 2004

Hudson Valley Community College will host an "Instant Admission Day" from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Wednesday, April 21, at the Guenther Enrollment Services Center on the Hudson Valley campus.

Prospective students can meet with admissions and financial aid counselors and be admitted to Hudson Valley on the spot. The college also will waive its $30 application fee for those who apply on Instant Admission Day. The Fall 2004 semester begins Monday, August 30.

Interested students should bring their academic records. Students wishing to begin the financial aid process should bring their 2002 or 2003 tax returns as well. For more information about Instant Admission Day, please call the Admissions office at 629-7309.

Students also can register for three-week, six-week or 12-week long summer sessions that begin either Monday, May 24, or Tuesday, July 6, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. on April 21, at the Guenther Enrollment Services Center, or from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m. at Hudson Valley's Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Ave., Albany. For more information about summer session classes, please call the Office of Continuing Education and Summer Sessions at 629-7338.

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 50 degree and certification programs in four academic divisions: Liberal Arts and Sciences; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Business; as well as programs run through the Educational Opportunity Center offering certification programs in workforce and academic preparation. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 11,000 students, and it is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and worker retraining.