Application Instructions

Online Application Guide

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  1. If any of the following is true for you, you cannot apply online. Please contact Admissions for information about how to apply to Rockland Community College: Telephone: (845)574-4224
    • You do not have a high school diploma or GED, or you have a "Skills Credential" or a "CDOS Credential".

  2. Students are encouraged to apply early. If you apply, you are more likely to get a schedule that suits your needs. Please use the following guide to ensure your application is complete. Incomplete applications will delay admittance to the college.
  3. This section only applies to U.S. Citizens or Permanent Residents:
    The following items can be submitted after you have submitted your application, but must be on file as soon as possible:


If you are paying the application fee by check please be aware that there is a mandatory six day waiting period before your check clears the bank. This means that Rockland Community College Admissions will not receive your application for six days after it has been submitted. We cannot process your application until we receive it.

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