Ramapo Catskill Library System

Marist College Ramapo Catskill Library ScholarshipThe Ramapo Catskill Library System (RCLS) is a non-profit, cooperative public library system chartered in 1959 by the New York State Board of Regents. RCLS working cooperatively with its member libraries, provides coordinated services, guidance, training, support and leadership to member library trustees and staff to sustain their effort to be responsive, proactive, vital community institutions that meet the changing needs of their users in Orange, Rockland, Sullivan and southern Ulster counties. Working in cooperation with member libraries, RCLS helps to raise awareness about library services and works to eliminate barriers to library access and use.

RCLS serves 47 chartered public libraries in urban, suburban and rural settings and is dedicated to meeting the needs of their communities. RCLS is also dedicated to the professional development and continuing education to member libraries' staff, directors and trustees for the training and skills development needed to support excellent library service.

As a way of saying "thank you" to the many employees and volunteers of the Ramapo Catskill Library System and its member libraries Marist College is offering special tuition pricing to those individuals as well as their immediate adult family members.

Special Tuition Pricing

Ramapo Catskill Library System and its member libraries will receive the following benefits:

  • A tuition discount on graduate and adult undergraduate degree programs.
  • Options for in-class, 100% online, or a mix of both
  • Classroom based bachelor’s and master’s programs offered at our Poughkeepsie and Fishkill locations.

Tuition discounts exclude any graduate or undergraduate degree and certificate programs that are already discounted.The MA in Museum Studies and MS Physicians Assistant degree programs are not eligible for the partnership discount. Please contact the Graduate Admission Office for more information about eligible programs, pricing and additional benefits you may be eligible for. Books and all related expenses are the responsibility of the student.


Ramapo Catskill Library System and its member libraries volunteers, employees, and their families must show proof of active volunteer service or employment in order to qualify for the partnership tuition rate.

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

Programs Offered

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

Graduate Programs

To apply for admission to any graduate program, please visit the Marist Online Graduate Admission Application.

Undergraduate Programs

To apply for admission to any adult undergraduate program, visit the Marist Online Adult Admission Application.

*Indicates programs that are also available in an online format.

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