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Get Oriented!

Mark your calendar today for Orientation 2010, which will be held Saturday, Aug. 21, on the Hudson Valley campus.

You’ll have the opportunity to tour the campus, meet faculty and staff and learn strategies for collegiate success.

We look forward to welcoming you to Hudson Valley's Class of 2012!

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If you haven't already, visit to learn more about your academic program, find out about academic support programs, athletics, clubs, student life and more.

You can even order your free T-shirt (if you haven't done so; only one per student) so you can show your Hudson Valley pride.

Recent Photo Galleries

Authors Liz Funk and Ryan Smithson Visit for HVCC READS 2010

Project Aware Recognition Ceremony

Fall Scholarship Reception

Choices 301 DWI Display

Stop DWI Display/Event

Summer and Fall Course Schedules Now Online

There are a variety of things you need to do before you can register, including taking a placement test (if one is required) and meeting with your advisor. Review the "Steps to Enrollment" booklet you received with your acceptance letter, or check out this Steps to Enrollment checklist.

Classes fill up quickly! Get the courses you need at the times you want by meeting with your advisor as early as possible. Fall registration calendar.

You also can test the collegiate waters before the Fall 2010 semester by enrolling in a Summer Session course. Three- and six-week Summer Sessions begin Tuesday, July 6 and registration is going on now. Summer registration calendar.

Let's talk money.

Have you filed your FAFSA – Free Application for Federal Student Aid – yet?

If you haven't, the staff of Hudson Valley's Mastrangelo Financial Aid Center is here to help.

Mark your calendar for Thursday, April 22 or Wednesday, May 19, and attend the college's next Financial Aid Workshop from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in the Bulmer Telecommunications Center meeting rooms on campus. Click here for the campus map.

Financial aid staffers will be on hand to help you file your FAFSA online. Just bring signed copies of your parents' and/or your 2008 federal and state tax returns, as well as any W2 forms, and we'll help you get the process started.

In the meantime, explore these Web sites for more information:

Questions? Send an e-mail to or call (518) 629-7150.

College’s Honors Students Set the Bar High

Liberal Arts Honors Students at the college enjoy a faculty-driven curriculum that leads to challenged assumptions and critical thinking. Small group discussions are at the heart of the Liberal Arts Honors experience and successful students in the program are ready for transfer to some of the country’s top four-year colleges and universities.

To find out more about the Liberal Arts Honors Advisement Track, contact Department Chair Brian Vlieg at (518) 629-7219 or

The Play’s the Thing

The Hudson Valley Community College Theatre Club presents Shakespeare’s "Henry V." This classic chronicle of Henry’s 1415 campaign is under the direction of David Birch, a veteran of British professional theatre. This multimedia tale of the horrors of war places the fields of Harfluer and Agincourt in anonymous villages ravaged by today’s War on Terror.

8 p.m., Fridays and Saturdays, April 23, 24, 30, May 1
2 p.m., Sundays, April 25, May 2
7:30 p.m., Thursday, April 29
Maureen Stapleton Theatre

Admission is free for Hudson Valley students with ID and $5 for non-students. Interested in learning more about the college’s other extracurricular activities? Check out clubs, athletics, student life and more.

Hudson Valley Women’s Bowling Capture NJCAA National Title, Men Runner-Up

The Hudson Valley Community College women’s bowling team won the NJCAA National Championship on Saturday, March 6. The men’s team fell short of Vincennes University (IN) in the final, but beat out nine other teams for the second-place finish. The event was held at Erie Community College.

This is the second National Title that the women have won. The last was in the 1995 season. Both championships were won under hall of fame head coach, Joe Prest. More...

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