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Information about the policies and services of the Francis U. and Mary F. Ritz Library.

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Contact Information

Location: Hudson Hall, 3rd floor

General Library Questions: (845) 431-8630

Circulation Desk: (845) 431-8639

Reference Desk: (845) 431-8634

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Library Location

The Francis U. & Mary F. Ritz Library entrance is located on the third floor of Hudson Hall. 

DCC @ Fishkill also has a library space with comfortable seating, computers, and a laptop bar. Fishkill students have access to all library services and resources. 

Technology & Printing

The following technology and printing resources are available at the Ritz Library.  

  • Over 50 computer workstations with Internet access
  • Over 10 Chromebooks with Internet access
  • Full Microsoft Office Suite on all computers (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access & Publisher)
  • Free Scanner available in the Printer Room
  • Black & white copiers
    • Color copying is not available
    • Copies are 10 cents per page (cash only)
  •  Free black & white printing from all computers with your DCC SUNYCard
    • Color printing is not available
    • If you are a visitor, visit the Technology or Reference Desks for printing options. 
  • Wireless printing
  • Accommodative Services workstation with magnifier
  • Items available for in-library use:
    • Headphones
    • Portable DVD players
    • VHS players
    • Scientific calculators

Quiet Study

Quiet study areas and rooms are available throughout the library. Please ask for assistance in locating these areas at any library service desk. 

Library Hours

Regular Semester Hours

View full calendar for exceptions


Visitors are welcomed and may use our books, periodicals, newspapers and computers while in the library. 

Visitors may be eligible for borrowing privileges. Please visit the Circulation Desk to inquire about eligibility.

Food Policy

Food is not permitted in the library. 

Beverages in non-spill containers may be brought into the library; however, they cannot be left near computers or laptops. Hudson Hall has several seating areas, outside of the library, where food is permitted.