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Community Organizations

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County Academic Partnership

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County Academic PartnershipCatholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County (CCCSDC) helps solve the problems of our local individuals in need. Whether homeless, hungry, unemployed or a newly arrived immigrant the CCCSDC is a resource for our families and individuals living in Dutchess County. They offer a wide array of free and professionally administered direct services at their main office in downtown Poughkeepsie and throughout the county.

Their programs include Feeding Our Neighbors which provides food to those in need from our local food pantries and soup kitchens, Catholic Youth Organization which supports our young people through spiritual, cultural, and athletic programs, Free Financial Counseling, The Catholic Guild for the Blind which provides services so children and adults with vision impairments can live an independent lifestyle, and Citizenship Clinics which helps Immigrants and Refugees living in Dutchess County become full participants in American Society.

As a way of saying "thank you" to Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County employees and volunteers who reside in our community, Marist College is offering special tuition pricing for all CCCSDC employees, volunteers and their immediate adult family members.

Special Tuition Pricing for Employees

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County employees, volunteers and their immediate adult family members will receive the following benefits:

  • A tuition discount on eligible graduate and adult undergraduate degree programs. For our complete list of eligible programs and discounted pricing visit our eligible programs and pricing page.
  • Options for Full-Time and Part-Time Master's and Bachelor's degree programs offered 100% online, in-class or a mix of both.
  • Enjoy state of the art classrooms for our Bachelor’s and Master’s programs offered on our Main Campus in Poughkeepsie, NY.  We also offer a classroom-based MPA option at our satellite locations in Queens, NY, and Albany, NY.

Eligibility

Catholic Charities Community Services of Dutchess County employees, volunteers and their families must show proof of employment in order to qualify for the partnership tuition rate.

Adult undergraduate students are defined as students who began their Marist academic career at age 22 or older and who are applying through the Office of Adult Undergraduate Admission. Graduate students are those students who are initiating an application for a stand-alone masters degree through the Office of Graduate Admission.

Final determination of eligibility is made by Marist College.

Complete our online inquiry form to receive more information. All contact information provided is confidential.

Programs Offered

Marist College offers students a variety of programs on-site and online for both graduate and adult undergraduate (ages 22+) learners.

Please visit our eligible programs page for more information.