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Fee-Waived "Instant Admission" Days at Hudson Valley Community College Announced; Counselors Available to Meet Prospective Students in Troy and Albany

CONTACT: Dennis Kennedy (518) 629-8071,
FOR RELEASE: Immediate, April 8, 2011

Hudson Valley Community College will host monthly "Instant Admission Days" for prospective students at its main campus in Troy and the college's Albany Extension Center on 175 Central Avenue.

Interested individuals can meet with admissions and financial aid counselors and be admitted to the college immediately. No appointment is necessary, and the college will waive its $30 application fee for those who apply. Potential students should bring their academic records. Those wishing to begin the financial aid process should bring their most recent tax returns as well.

Schedule of Instant Admission Days:

Guenther Enrollment Services Center
Troy Campus

8 a.m. to 6 p.m.
Wednesday, April 13
Wednesday, May 18
Wednesday, June 22
Wednesday, July 20

Albany Extension Center
175 Central Ave., Albany

Noon to 5 p.m.
Wednesday, April 20
Wednesday, May 25
Wednesday, June 29
Wednesday, July 27

For more information, please call the Admissions office at (518) 629-7309 or e-mail Those interested in starting their higher education at Hudson Valley this summer should contact the Office of Continuing Education, Summer Sessions and Workforce Development, at (518) 629-7338 to make an appointment with an academic advisor.

For more information about admissions, visit For registration and course schedules for the summer and fall terms, see

Founded in 1953, Hudson Valley Community College offers more than 70 degree and certificate programs in four schools: Business; Engineering and Industrial Technologies; Health Sciences; and Liberal Arts and Sciences; and an Educational Opportunity Center for academic and career training. One of 30 community colleges in the State University of New York system, it has an enrollment of more than 14,000 students, and is known as a leader in distance learning initiatives and workforce training. Hudson Valley has more than 65,000 alumni.