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Get Oriented!

Register now for Orientation 2008, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 16, on the Hudson Valley campus.

You'll have the opportunity to get to know your campus, meet members of the college's academic and student support staff, and learn strategies for collegiate success.

We look forward to welcoming you to Hudson Valley's Class of 2010!

Check Out Hudson Valley on You Tube

Visit and watch student videos, athletics and some of our commercials. Check it out and leave us a comment. Who knows you might be the next Hudson Valley student to be featured!

Hudson Valley celebrates 54th Commencement

Hudson Valley Community College celebrated its 54th commencement, and the Class of 2008 was the college's largest graduating class ever, with 1,842 students eligible to participate in the commencement ceremony.

The ceremony also celebrated another milestone; the college experienced a record number of honor graduates those students who completed their studies with a grade point average of 3.5 or higher. Among the 2008 graduates, 433 achieved honor status. More...

Vikings Honored for Excellence, On and Off the Field

Sophomores' Justin Gallo and Brenna Mereness were named Hudson Valley Community College's most outstanding male and female athletes of the year at its annual athletic banquet.

Men's lacrosse coach Roger Manion; Derrick Onate of the lacrosse team; Laurel Good of the soccer team; Amanda Zuspann of the volleyball team; and Kathy Quirk, associate dean for instructional support services and retention also were honored. Read More...


Which step are you on?

ClassroomIf you've scheduled your classes for the Fall 2008 semester, your bill  has arrived or will be mailed shortly.

Your bill is accompanied by a Registration Payment Booklet, which outlines your next steps. Remember, your classes aren't guaranteed until you return your bill along with any payment due.

Questions? Contact the Cashier's Office at (518) 629-4504.

If you haven't scheduled classes yet, there's still time to enroll for the Fall 2008 semester. Check out these Steps to Enrollment to see where you are in the enrollment process.

Get Involved - Join a Club

There are more than 60 Clubs at Hudson Valley Community College. These Clubs have been set up for the pursuit of educational, cultural, recreational and social goals by Hudson Valley's students.

Most Clubs meet at least once a month, typically from 2 to 4 p.m. on Monday afternoons. This time has been set aside specifically for student Club activities; no classes are scheduled during this time period.

For more information, contact the college's Student Activities Office at (518) 629-7348 or e-mail us.

Are you interested in joining a club or organization? Fill out our Interest Form and we will get back to you.

Freshman Fundamentals

StudentThe start of your college career is just around the corner and Hudson Valley has a program that can make the transition from high school to college a bit easier.

Freshman Fundamentals is a five-course program that will give you the opportunity to learn strategies and develop academic skills to be successful at the college level. Topics include math essentials, the research process and college writing.

You can register for one course or enroll in all five. Either way, this program will boost your self confidence and prepare you for the next step in your educational career. For more information, call the Office of Community and Professional Education at (518) 629-7339.

Why Hudson Valley?
Three questions for Tour Guide Erica Kirkland 

Erica Kirkland Erica L. Kirkland
Business Administration, Class of 2008

A 2006 graduate of Catholic Central High School, Erica was one of many students who served as a tour guide, sharing her knowledge of the campus and experiences with accepted and prospective students. Here, she shares some thoughts about her Hudson Valley experience.

Why did you enroll at Hudson Valley? I came to Hudson Valley Community College because I was not sure what I wanted to study and it was a good starting place and it was inexpensive.

What do you like best? I love Hudson Valley Community College because I have met a lot of nice people and it is a very friendly environment. I really enjoy learning from the professors at Hudson Valley.

What is your goal? After graduating from Hudson Valley Community College, I am transferring to Russell Sage College for Business and Organizational Management.

Haven't been to campus yet? Sign up for a tour today!

In the News...

Spring 2008 Deans' List

Spring 2008 President's List

Four Receive President's Award for Excellence in Teaching

Three Receive SUNY Chancellor's Award for Excellence

Seven Students Honored With Chancellor's Award for Student Excellence

Student Wins New York State Law Day Writing Contest

Hudson Valley Community College's missionis to provide dynamic, student-centered, comprehensive, and accessible educational opportunities that address the diverse needs of the community.
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