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Calendar of Events
If you have a disability and require reasonable accommodations,
please call the Center for Access and Assistive Technology at (518) 629-7154 or TDD# (518) 629-7596.

Sunday, Apr. 26, 2015 AAU Basketball
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Monday, Apr. 27, 2015 Recruiter on Campus: Mazzone Hospitality
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
Student Senate Meeting
2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page
 
Academic Senate Meeting
2:15 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Rooms
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Contact: Sarah Retersdorf, Chairperson, senate@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Leadership Workshop: Moving Forward; How do you show up?
3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page
 
Tuesday, Apr. 28, 2015 Discounted Regal Movie Ticket Sales
Student Activities Office, Siek Campus Center, Second Floor
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Each student may purchase two movie tickets at $5 each totaling $10.
Regal Theater movie tickets are sold on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m. for evening students only.
Ticket Information

 
Recruiter on Campus: Lowe’s
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
Transfer Advisor Visit: St. John Fisher College
10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, second floor (near room 260)
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Contact: Center for Counseling and Transfer, (518) 629-7320, Web page
 
Transfer Information Table: St. John Fisher College
10:30 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, second floor (near room 260)
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Contact: Center for Counseling and Transfer, (518) 629-7320, Web page
 
Wednesday, Apr. 29, 2015 Free Pizza Wednesday
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Cafe
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

11:50 a.m. and 12:50 p.m.
Come enjoy the noon hour with other Hudson Valley students and some free pizza – while it lasts!

 
Recruiter on Campus: AM Contracting
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Hudson Hall
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
Recruiter on Campus: Vector Marketing
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
PTK Spring Induction Ceremony
5:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Auditorium
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Contact: Gayle Healy, (518) 629-7326, Web page
 
Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret
6:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Maureen Stapleton Theatre in Siek Campus Center
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Featuring Guest Speaker Kathy Stevens,
President and Cofounder of Catskill Animal Sanctuary

Meet Demosthenes Maratos, featured in Cowspiracy,
from the Sustainability Institute at Molloy College

The Facts on Animal Agriculture and Global Warming
The Animal Outreach Club at Hudson Valley Community College and New York State Humane Association are excited to present the well-renowned documentary “Cowspiracy: The Sustainability Secret.” Anyone who cares about the environment and animals needs to see this documentary. Opening remarks will be made by Kathy Stevens, Founder and Director of the Catskill Animal Sanctuary and former educator.

 
Thursday, Apr. 30, 2015 Transfer Information Table: The Sage Colleges
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, second floor (near room 260)
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Contact: Center for Counseling and Transfer, (518) 629-7320, Web page
 
Recruiter on Campus: US Air Force
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
Invasive Species – Coming to a Community Near You
11:00 am – 11:50 am
Bulmer Telecommunications Center Auditorium
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Contact: Voices: A Library Lecture Series, (518) 629-7336, Web page

Laurel R. Gailor, coordinator of the Mohawk Partnership for Regional Invasive Species Management (PRISM), provides a general overview of invasive species in the Capital/Mohawk Region. Information will include updates from research institutes and the Invasive Species Council, as well as a summary of citizen participatory activities, including IMapInvasives, science projects, internships and other research projects.

 
Friday, May. 1, 2015 Rensselaer County Health Department Point of Distribution Exercise and College Emergency Drill
7:00 am – 12:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
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Rensselaer County Health Department and other community public health partners will perform a Point of Distribution (POD) exercise. A POD is a location where health departments will distribute medication or provide medical treatment in the event of an emergency situation, such as a bio-hazard release; a widespread severe influenza outbreak; or an outbreak of a disease like Ebola or Anthrax .

The on campus POD exercise is intended to improve the county Health Department’s ability to respond to emergencies. Nearly 100 county staff members will be on site and more than 500 participants from local community groups will serve as patients. Staff and participants will be using I Lot for parking which will restrict access for students, faculty and staff.

In addition, during the POD exercise, the college’s emergency response committee will conduct a “tabletop” drill to practice crisis response procedures.

 
Dental Hygiene Professional Awards and Achievement Ceremony
5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Maureen Stapleton Theatre in Siek Campus Center
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Contact: Dental Hygiene Department, (518) 629-7466
 
Saturday, May. 2, 2015 AAU Basketball
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Sunday, May. 3, 2015 AAU Basketball
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Monday, May. 4, 2015 NYSAHSPERD Awards Ceremony
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Recruiter on Campus: Mutual of Omaha
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
Student Senate Meeting
2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page
 
Leadership Workshop: WEED; The New Miracle Drug
3:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 150
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Cannabis sativa has been used as a holistically effective medicinal agent on every continent, by all types of people, for thousands and thousands of years. This presentation will provide some current medical applications and discuss some of the arguments against its usage.

 
Tuesday, May. 5, 2015 Discounted Regal Movie Ticket Sales
Student Activities Office, Siek Campus Center, Second Floor
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Each student may purchase two movie tickets at $5 each totaling $10.
Regal Theater movie tickets are sold on Tuesdays from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m., and 4 to 6 p.m. for evening students only.
Ticket Information

 
Recruiter on Campus: SolarCity
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
Transfer Advisor Visit: Excelsior College
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, second floor (near room 260)
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Contact: Center for Counseling and Transfer, (518) 629-7320, Web page
 
Transfer Information Table: Excelsior College
10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, second floor (near room 260)
Show More
Contact: Center for Counseling and Transfer, (518) 629-7320, Web page
 
Transfer Advisor Visit: The College of St. Rose
10:30 am – 1:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, second floor (near room 260)
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Contact: Center for Counseling and Transfer, (518) 629-7320, Web page
 
Wednesday, May. 6, 2015 Free Pizza Wednesday
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Cafe
Show More
Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

11:50 a.m. and 12:50 p.m.
Come enjoy the noon hour with other Hudson Valley students and some free pizza – while it lasts!

 
Instant Admission Day
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
CASDA College Fair
9:00 am – 12:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Commencement Cap/Gown, Ticket and Announcement Distribution
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 204 (second floor)
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

You must present the completed order form and a valid Hudson Valley ID (or photo driver’s license) to receive your graduation announcements, tickets and cap and gown.

Degree candidates requiring seating for individuals with disabilities must make the request at cap/gown and ticket distribution days. Caps and gowns will not be distributed at rehearsal.

 
Recruiter on Campus: NY Army National Guard
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
CASDA College Fair
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Thursday, May. 7, 2015 Commencement Cap/Gown, Ticket and Announcement Distribution
10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 204 (second floor)
Show More
Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

You must present the completed order form and a valid Hudson Valley ID (or photo driver’s license) to receive your graduation announcements, tickets and cap and gown.

Degree candidates requiring seating for individuals with disabilities must make the request at cap/gown and ticket distribution days. Caps and gowns will not be distributed at rehearsal.

 
Recruiter on Campus: Primerica
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, First Floor Lobby
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Contact: Center for Careers and Employment, (518) 629-7326, cce@hvcc.edu, Web page

This event is open to all current Hudson Valley Community College students.

 
22nd Annual Advanced Manufacturing Technology Capstone Ceremony
12:00 pm – 1:30 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Auditorium
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Contact: Dave Larkin, (518) 629-7381, d.larkin@hvcc.edu

Industry leaders from around the region and the US will be attending the ceremony, honoring this year’s AMT Capstone Project Seniors.

At the ceremony, approximately $2,000 in awards will be presented to student award winners and 16 customized working Capstone Models worth approximatley $100K will be presented to our corporate sponsors.

This year’s  corporate sponsors include: Troy Industrial Solutions, Simmons Machine Tool, Blanchard Industrial Supplies, Allendale Machinery Systems, Kintz Plastics, General Electric, LAI/Zak Inc, Haas Automation, Benet Labs, Package One, Dorsey Metrology, Merrill Lynch, Cambridge Valley MAchining and CNC Software.

 
Faculty/Staff Honors Convocation
4:30 pm
 
Friday, May. 8, 2015 Spring 2015 Last Day of Instruction
 
Commencement Cap/Gown, Ticket and Announcement Distribution
10:00 am – 4:00 pm
Siek Campus Center, Room 204 (second floor)
Show More
Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

You must present the completed order form and a valid Hudson Valley ID (or photo driver’s license) to receive your graduation announcements, tickets and cap and gown.

Degree candidates requiring seating for individuals with disabilities must make the request at cap/gown and ticket distribution days. Caps and gowns will not be distributed at rehearsal.

 
Saturday, May. 9, 2015 Special Olympics
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Monday, May. 11, 2015 Spring 2015 Final Exams
 
Tuesday, May. 12, 2015 Spring 2015 Final Exams
 
Wednesday, May. 13, 2015 Spring 2015 Final Exams
 
Instant Admission Day at Albany Extension Center
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Ave.
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Thursday, May. 14, 2015 Spring 2015 Final Exams
 
Student Honors and Awards Ceremony
7:00 pm
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Students who are invited to attend should RSVP by Friday, May 8, 2015.

 
Friday, May. 15, 2015 Commencement Rehearsal/Year-End Party
9:30 am
Assemble in G-lot, located behind the McDonough Field House
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348

Attendance at rehearsal is mandatory!
The Year-End Party for all graduating students will be held immediately following rehearsal in the Student Pavilion.

 
Saturday, May. 16, 2015 61st Commencement
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Contact: Student Activities Office, (518) 629-7348, Web page

Doors open at 7:30 a.m. to Family and Guests
Procession begins at 8:45 a.m.; Assemble at 7:30 a.m.
Live Coverage: 8:30 a.m. – noon

 
Monday, May. 18, 2015 Summer Session 1 Classes Begin
 
Summer Session 2 Classes Begin
 
Summer Session 3 Classes Begin
 
Spring 2015 Final Grades Due
10:00 am
 
Academic Senate Meeting
2:15 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Rooms
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Contact: Sarah Retersdorf, Chairperson, senate@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Monday, May. 25, 2015 No Classes/College Closed
 
Tuesday, May. 26, 2015 Summer Session 4 Classes Begin
 
Friday, Jun. 5, 2015 Summer Session 1 Classes End
 
Saturday, Jun. 6, 2015 Parent/Family Orientation
8:30 am – 11:00 am
Maureen Stapleton Theatre in the Siek Campus Center
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Contact: (518) 629-7705, Web page

Learn how to support your Hudson Valley student. Presentations and panel discussions highlight:

  • Tips for encouraging student success
  • Student support services
  • Student activities and campus life
  • Career and transfer planning assistance
 
Wednesday, Jun. 10, 2015 Instant Admission Day
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Saturday, Jun. 13, 2015 CCHS Graduation
2:30 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Wednesday, Jun. 17, 2015 Instant Admission Day at Albany Extension Center
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Ave.
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Wednesday, Jun. 24, 2015 Empire State Plaza Information Session
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Empire State Plaza Concourse
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Contact: (518) 629-7338, coned@hvcc.edu

A representative of the college’s Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development will be at the Empire State Plaza Concourse to talk to prospective students about academic programs and provide material on credit and credit-free career training.

 
Friday, Jun. 26, 2015 Summer Session 2 Classes End
 
Summer Session 4 Classes End
 
Saturday, Jun. 27, 2015 Cohoes High School Graduation
9:00 am
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Columbia High School Graduation
1:00 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Sunday, Jun. 28, 2015 Columbia High School Graduation
2:30 pm
McDonough Sports Complex
 
Monday, Jun. 29, 2015 Summer Session 5 Classes Begin
 
Summer Session 6 Classes Begin
 
Friday, Jul. 3, 2015 No Classes/College Closed
 
Wednesday, Jul. 8, 2015 Instant Admission Day
8:00 am – 6:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Wednesday, Jul. 15, 2015 Instant Admission Day at Albany Extension Center
12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Albany Extension Center, 175 Central Ave.
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Friday, Jul. 17, 2015 Summer Session 5 Classes End
 
Monday, Jul. 20, 2015 21st Annual Hudson Valley Community College Foundation U.W. Marx, Inc. Golf Classic
The Country Club of Troy
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Contact: Hudson Valley Community College Foundation, (518) 629-8012, foundation@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2015 Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration Department Jump Start
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Room 3
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Contact: Web page

Open to all incoming Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration students.

 
Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2015 Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration Department Jump Start
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Room 3
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Contact: Web page

Open to all incoming Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration students.

 
Thursday, Aug. 6, 2015 Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration Department Jump Start
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Room 3
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Contact: Web page

Open to all incoming Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration students.

 
Friday, Aug. 7, 2015 Summer Session 3 Classes End
 
Summer Session 6 Classes End
 
Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015 Parent/Family Orientation
8:30 am – 11:00 am
Maureen Stapleton Theatre in the Siek Campus Center
Show More
Contact: (518) 629-7705, Web page

Learn how to support your Hudson Valley student. Presentations and panel discussions highlight:

  • Tips for encouraging student success
  • Student support services
  • Student activities and campus life
  • Career and transfer planning assistance
 
Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2015 Empire State Plaza Information Session
11:30 am – 2:00 pm
Empire State Plaza Concourse
Show More
Contact: (518) 629-7338, coned@hvcc.edu

A representative of the college’s Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development will be at the Empire State Plaza Concourse to talk to prospective students about academic programs and provide material on credit and credit-free career training.

 
Monday, Aug. 17, 2015 Instant Admission Day
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Tuesday, Aug. 18, 2015 Instant Admission Day
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration Department Jump Start
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Room 3
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Contact: Web page

Open to all incoming Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration students.

 
Wednesday, Aug. 19, 2015 Instant Admission Day
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration Department Jump Start
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Room 3
Show More
Contact: Web page

Open to all incoming Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration students.

 
Thursday, Aug. 20, 2015 Instant Admission Day
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration Department Jump Start
10:00 am – 2:00 pm
Bulmer Telecommunications Center, Meeting Room 3
Show More
Contact: Web page

Open to all incoming Criminal Investigation, Criminal Justice, Forensic Science and Public Administration students.

 
Friday, Aug. 21, 2015 Instant Admission Day
8:30 am – 5:00 pm
Guenther Enrollment Services Center, Room 223
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Contact: Admissions Office, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu, Web page
 
Thursday, Aug. 27, 2015 Fall 2015 New Faculty Orientation
 
Monday, Aug. 31, 2015 Fall 2015 Instruction Begins – Day classes
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Contact: Web page
 
Monday, Sep. 7, 2015 Labor Day – College Closed
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Contact: Web page
 
Tuesday, Sep. 8, 2015 Fall 2015 Evening On-Campus Classes Begin
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Contact: Web page
 
Monday, Sep. 14, 2015 Fall 2015 Classes begin Off-Campus
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Contact: Web page
 
Monday, Sep. 21, 2015 All College Meeting
2:00 pm
 
Monday, Oct. 12, 2015 No Classes – Columbus Day
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Contact: Web page
 
Monday, Oct. 26, 2015 Fall 2015 Sprint Classes Begin
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Contact: Web page
 
Fall 2015 Mid-Semester Grades Due
10:00 am
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Contact: Web page
 
Saturday, Nov. 14, 2015 Open House
9:00 am – 1:00 pm
Siek Campus Center
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Contact: Admissions, (518) 629-7309, admissions@hvcc.edu

Details TBA

 
Friday, Nov. 20, 2015 Fall 2015 Last day to withdraw from classes
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Contact: Web page
 
Wednesday, Nov. 25, 2015 Holiday – College closed
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Contact: Web page
 
Thursday, Nov. 26, 2015 Holiday – College closed
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Contact: Web page
 
Friday, Nov. 27, 2015 Holiday – College closed
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Saturday, Nov. 28, 2015 Holiday – College closed
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Thursday, Dec. 17, 2015 Fall 2015 Last day of instruction
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Contact: Web page
 
Friday, Dec. 18, 2015 Fall 2015 Final Exams
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Contact: Web page
 
Saturday, Dec. 19, 2015 Fall 2015 Final Exams
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Contact: Web page
 
Monday, Dec. 21, 2015 Fall 2015 Final Exams
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Contact: Web page
 
Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2015 Fall 2015 Final Exams
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Wednesday, Dec. 23, 2015 Fall 2015 Final Exam Snow Day
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Thursday, Dec. 24, 2015 Holiday – College Closed
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Contact: Web page
 
Friday, Dec. 25, 2015 Holiday – College Closed
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Contact: Web page
 
Monday, Dec. 28, 2015 Fall 2015 Final Grades Due 10 a.m.
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Contact: Web page
 
Thursday, Dec. 31, 2015 Holiday – College Closed
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Friday, Jan. 1, 2016 Holiday – College Closed
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