Age Requirement:

  • You must be at least 18 years of age and no longer in high school.

Books and Supplies:

Books and supplies are noted next to the tuition charge. NYS and CSEA Partnership if you are registering with a voucher, you are responsible for paying textbook and supply fees at time of enrollment.


Classes are not scheduled on school holidays observed by Dutchess BOCES.

Certification of Achievement:

Certificates of achievement are given to students who complete at least 85% of the total course requirements, for 30+ hour courses. Duplicate Certificates are available upon request for a $20 fee.


Dutchess BOCES does not endorse, take any responsibility for, or recommend any product or information presented or discussed in any course or any optional off-site meetings/planning consultations. Educational opportunities are offered without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, or disability. Dutchess BOCES is not responsible for typographical errors in course descriptions, prices, dates, and times.

Drugs and Alcohol:

No illegal drugs or alcohol are permitted on any Dutchess BOCES premises at any time. All Dutchess BOCES locations are designated as “drug-free” schools and the campuses and surrounding areas are “drug-free zones”.

Persons with Disabilities:

Our campuses are accessible to persons with disabilities. Please notify us at the time of registration to discuss your individual requirements.


There is no place to purchase food or beverages at CTI. Please do not bring food or beverages to your class unless advised in the course descriptions. At ALI, there are nearby stores to purchase food and beverages before or after class. Phone for local calls/emergencies is available at Main Entrance Lobby at ALI.


Smoking is not permitted in any Dutchess BOCES building. The Dutchess BOCES Campus is smoke-free.


Eligible Veterans may qualify for GI benefits for the following courses:  HVAC, Nursing Assistant and Practical Nursing.


If classes are cancelled, the notice of cancellation will be broadcast on local radio stations and posted on the Dutchess BOCES Web site as soon as possible.  All cancelled classes will be rescheduled. IF DAYTIME DUTCHESS BOCES CLASSES ARE CANCELLED – NO EVENING CLASSES WILL BE HELD.